Tennis News

Gil Picks Up Weekly Women's Tennis Honor
Posted March 30, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 30, 2015)- A member of the Missouri Valley College women’s tennis team has earned a weekly honor from the Heart of America Athletic Conference.  Sophomore Adela Gil (Barcelona, Spain) has been chosen as the conference’s Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for her play in five matches over the past week... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Drop Matches to Quincy
Posted March 30, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 30, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College tennis teams played at home Sunday in matches against NCAA Division II Quincy (Ill.) University.  The Viking men’s team lost 5-4 in matches while the women’s team fell 3-6.   Men’s Result: Singles: Freshman Heitor Garcia (Sao Jose, Brazil) lost 3-6, 3-6 Freshman Stefano Benedetti (Toronto, Canada) lost 3-6, 3-6 Junior Jonathan Taylor (Nassau, Bahamas) lost 6-1, 6-7, 4-6 Sophomore Gerrard Puig (Barcelona, Spain) won 6-1, 6-0 Freshman Gabriel Pozo (Toronto, Canada) won won 6-0, 6-2 Freshman Abdul Alhamzawi (Pompano Beach, Fla... Read More

Viking Tennis Wraps up Kansas Trip Saturday
Posted March 28, 2015

  Marshall, Mo. (March 28, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College tennis teams played both McPherson (Kan.) College and Kansas Wesleyan University on the road Friday.  The men’s team lost to McPherson 6-3 in matches but defeated Kansas Wesleyan 9-0.  The MVC women’s team beat McPherson 6-3 and knocked off KWU 8-1... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Beat Truman State Monday
Posted March 24, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 24, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s tennis team played NCAA Division II Truman State University Monday in Kirksville, Mo.  The men’s team came away with a 6-3 victory in matches.  The women’s team won 5-4 in matches, and were led by Sophomore Lilan Blasque (Andradina, Brazil) who came back from a 9-6 deficit in her No... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Featured in Rankings
Posted March 18, 2015

  Marshall, Mo. (March 18, 2015)-The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams recently completed a trip to Hilton Head, S.C.  The men’s team finished with a 3-2 record and the women’s team went 4-1 in matches.  As a result, both are featured in the “others receiving votes” category of their respective coaches’ polls... Read More

Two Viking Tennis Players Earn Conference Honors
Posted March 16, 2015

  Marshall, Mo. (March 16, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s tennis and women’s tennis teams played a number of matches in Hilton Head, S.C., last week and today members of both teams earned conference honors.  Freshman Heitor Garcia (Sao Jose, Brazil) was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week and Sophomore Lilian Blasque (Andradina, Brazil) was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Drop Matches to Nationally Ranked Coastal Georgia Teams
Posted March 12, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 12, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams lost to College of Coastal Georgia Thursday.  Both teams lost 9-0 in matches.  The Coastal Georgia men’s team is ranked No. 16 and the women’s team is ranked No. 17.   Men’s Results: Singles: Freshman Heitor Garcia (Sao Jose, Brazil) lost 6-1, 6-0 Freshman Stefano Benedetti (Toronto, Canada) lost 6-1, 6-0 Junior Jonathan Taylor (Nassau, Bahamas) lost 6-1, 6-1 Sophomore Gerrard Puig (Barcelona, Spain) lost 6-1, 6-2 Freshman Gabriel Pozo (Toronto, Canada) lost 6-2, 6-4 Freshman Abdul Alhamzawi (Pompano Beach, Fla... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Beat Millerville and Bloomsburg
Posted March 11, 2015

  Marshall, Mo. (March 11, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams continued play in Hilton Head, S.C., Tuesday .  The men’s and women’s teams beat Millerville University.  The men’s team won 8-1 and the women’s team won 7-2... Read More

Both Viking Tennis Teams Beat Milligan College
Posted March 10, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 10, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams continued play in Hilton Head, S.C., Tuesday playing Milligan (Tenn.) University.  The Milligan women’s team entered the matchup ranked No. 14 in the NAIA Women’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll... Read More

Viking Tennis Splits With Tennessee Wesleyan in Hilton Head
Posted March 9, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 9, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams opened play in Hilton Head, S.C., Monday playing Tennessee Wesleyan University.  The men’s team lost 5-4 in matches, but the women’s team won 5-4.  Both men’s teams entered the matchup in the “others receiving votes” category of the latest NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll... Read More