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South ends Troy’s men’s tennis season in conference semis

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s tennis team rallied to defeat Georgia Southern before falling to top-seeded Georgia State last weekend in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament in Peachtree, Georgia. The Trojans wrapped up a 13-win season on Saturday after falling 4-0 to the Panthers in the quarterfinals. The loss to Georgia State was the Read More

Strong doubles play paces Troy tennis

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s tennis team split its final two matches of the 2018 regular season in the Big Easy, falling 5-4 to Xavier University of Louisiana before bouncing back with a 4-1 win over New Orleans. Saturday, the Trojans won the doubles point but conceded the narrow victory to the Gold Rush, Read More

Troy drops 6-1 road test at Southern Miss

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer The Troy men’s tennis team traveled to Hattiesburg to take on Southern Mississippi, but left empty-handed after falling 6-1. The Trojans were handed their fourth loss of the spring season after the Golden Eagles swept doubles play to take the early point. Undefeated Southern Miss saw several players keep their undefeated streaks Read More

Men’s tennis comes up short on the road

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer The Troy men’s tennis squad came away from a two-match series in Jacksonville, Florida, empty-handed, falling to North Florida and Elon over the weekend. The 0-3 Trojans were handily defeated in Friday’s matchup with North Florida, falling 6-1 in the opening day. The next day’s matches were much closer, but Troy met Read More

Men’s tennis completes play Sunday at Juan Varon Memorial Invitational

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy men’s tennis team found some success in a small field over the weekend in the Juan Varon Memorial Invitational, with only four Trojans playing. The Trojans faced small colleges and universities, mostly from Florida, in an eight-team invitational hosted by Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. On day one of Read More

Troy men’s tennis team struggles against tough competition in ITA regionals

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy men’s tennis team found some success in singles competition but struggled in the doubles phase at the ITA Men’s Southern Regional Championship hosted by Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Troy faced 14 schools from the states of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana in the five-day tournament. The Trojans went Read More

Troy men’s tennis struggles at Mercer Gridiron Classic

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer The Troy men’s tennis team traveled to Mercer University to take part in the three-day Mercer Gridiron Classic during the weekend. The event featured talent from 12 schools across the Southeast competing in both singles and doubles competitions. Troy picked up four singles victories in the first day of competition from the Read More