Women’s Tennis

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Women’s tennis team takes down Georgia Southern and Tulane

  Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy women’s tennis team improved its conference record to 2-1 with a 4-1 win over Georgia Southern before taking down Tulane 4-3. The Trojans’ weekend was highlighted by their Sunday victory over No. 48 Tulane, where they rallied from a doubles loss with two doubles wins and a 3-3 split in the singles phase. The Trojans have now won five of their last six matches and face a pair of road games before playing in the Sun Belt Championships starting April 20. One day […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Sports, Women's Tennis
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Women’s tennis splits conference openers

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy women’s tennis team split its first two conference matches over the weekend, dropping a 3-4 contest to Georgia State before beating Coastal Carolina 4-2. Both games were hosted by Georgia State, with the Trojans taking on the Panthers on Saturday and Coastal Carolina on Sunday. Senior Alicia Rodriguez led the way for the Trojans in singles play, winning both of her matches over the weekend. Saturday’s match with the hosting Panthers started off slow for Troy as they dropped the first two doubles matches […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Sports, Women's Tennis
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Women’s tennis takes down UAB

Michael Shipma Sports Editor After losing its first six matches, the Troy women’s tennis team picked up its second win of the spring season by defeating UAB 4-2 on the road in Birmingham. A big part of the Trojans’ win was a clean sweep in doubles play as the duo of Jiayuan Xue and Efriliya Herlina shut out the Blazers’ Natalie Voss and Taylor Factor 6-0. Sanae Ohta and Nancy Karaky won their match 6-4, while Alicia Rodriguez and Luisa Ferrauti won by default without a result. In singles play, […]

by · March 2, 2017 · Sports, Women's Tennis
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Women’s tennis earns first win of 2017

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy women’s tennis team snapped a six-match losing streak Saturday, defeating Bethune-Cookman 6-1 before falling to North Florida 1-6 the next day. The Trojans played both matches in Jacksonville, Florida, and now look forward to a road matchup with UAB before a two-match home stretch at the Lunsford Tennis Complex. The Women of Troy kicked off its weekend with a convincing win over the Wildcats of Bethune-Cookman, sweeping doubles play before winning all but one singles match. Sanae Ohta and Nancy Karaky helped to get […]

by · February 23, 2017 · Sports, Women's Tennis
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Karaky’s play not enough to lift Troy

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy women’s tennis team got off to a rough start to the spring 2017 schedule, losing at Virginia Tech 2-5 and at ETSU 3-4. The Trojans’ seven-player roster features just one senior and will be seeking to gain experience and wins going forward. Part of the future of the women’s team is junior Nancy Karaky, one of four juniors on the team and winner of both her matches in Troy’s first contest of the spring season against the Hokies of Virginia Tech. Karaky defeated VT’s […]

by · January 26, 2017 · Sports, Women's Tennis
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Women’s tennis wraps up play in T-Town

Michael Shipma Sports Editor Sophomore Hannah Seizer led the Troy women’s tennis team in Tuscaloosa this weekend, winning her team’s only singles draw in the Roberta Alison Fall Classic hosted by Alabama. The Trojans struggled in singles play, with the exception of Seizer, while the doubles teams came much closer to victories in their brackets. Seizer advanced to the finals of her bracket after defeating West Alabama’s Andrea Tomassone in three sets. After that match, Seizer completed her undefeated singles run with a pair of 6-4 wins over Chattanooga’s Sydney […]

by · November 3, 2016 · Sports, Women's Tennis
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Women’s tennis falls at Florida State

Ty Ammons Staff Writer   The Troy University women’s tennis team traveled to play the Florida State Seminoles on Friday, April 15 in Tallahassee, Florida, losing 4-2 in its final regular season match. The day for the Trojans started off well as they won the doubles point in two matches. Freshman Hannah Seizer and sophomore Jiayuan Xue won line one doubles by the score of 6-4 against sophomore Gabriella Castaneda and senior Yukako Noi. Line two doubles was turned around as redshirt senior Daneika Borthwick and junior Daniela Schippers of […]

by · April 21, 2016 · Sports, Women's Tennis
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Women’s tennis drops matches against Georgia State, Southern

Taylor Boydstun Staff Writer Troy University’s women’s tennis team lost its second and third-straight conference matches, falling in a pair of 4-3 contests to No. 46 Georgia State and Georgia Southern. While the matches were initially scheduled to take place in Boone, North Carolina, bad weather brought them to Atlanta, Georgia. On Friday, April 8, the Trojans (11-7, 2-3 Sun Belt) played its first of two games in Atlanta against the Sun Belt powerhouse Panthers (11-5, 3-0 Sun Belt). Georgia State won without much difficulty at the No. 1 doubles […]

by · April 14, 2016 · Sports, Women's Tennis
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Women’s tennis routs Alabama A&M, 6-1

Taylor Boydstun Staff Writer The Troy women’s tennis team won its last home match of the 2016 season on Saturday, April 2, at the Lunsford Tennis Complex. The Trojans (11-5) defeated Alabama A&M 6-1. Though the Trojans came off a tough loss to South Alabama last week at home, they bounced back to earn an impressive win. The victory marked the team’s seventh win of its last eight matches played. It was not difficult for Troy to win the doubles point. The three pairs won 6-0, 6-3, and 6-2 decisions […]

by · April 7, 2016 · Sports, Women's Tennis
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Cano nabs individual title, earns sixth at Henssler Intercollegiate

Thomas Gleaton Chief Copy Editor With the help of Fátima Cano’s fourth individual title this season, the Troy women’s golf team finished sixth at the Henssler Financial Intercollegiate on March 28-29. In her win, Cano beat out Gabby Barker from Texas Tech, the nation’s No. 4 player at the time. Cano did tie, though, with Barker’s teammate Lauren Mason and Augusta’s Josefine Nyqvist. The No. 99 Trojans tied with No. 87 South Florida for the spot among 12 teams, but they beat out two higher-ranked teams in No. 89 East […]

by · March 31, 2016 · Sports, Women's Tennis