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Spring Sports Recap

Spring Sports Recap

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

April 1, 2020

Since the NCAA shut down the remaining spring sports seasons, athletes from eight different winter and spring sports have hung up their Mustangs uniforms for the year. While we mourn for the senior 'Stangs whose last seasons were cut short, we celebrate their accomplishments and look hopefully to the...

Locker room talk: Emilija Segetlija

Locker room talk: Emilija Segetlija

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

April 1, 2020

Emilija “Emma” Segetlija, finance senior, was born and raised in Belgrade, Serbia. Segetlija started playing tennis when she was nine-years-old and officially decided in high school that she wanted to continue her career at the collegiate level.  “I started to take it more seriously and ...

Tennis Weekend

Tennis Weekend

Amos Perkins, Taylor Anderson, and Colin Stevenson

March 8, 2020

Combining both women’s and men’s total scores, MSU Tennis went a combined 46-10 between March 5 and March 7 and lost to only one opponent overall. Each team faced four universities and went 23-5 in that time span. "They did a good job. We won seven out of eight matches on the homestand. The match...

Women’s Tennis confident in preparation as season serves-off this week

Women’s Tennis confident in preparation as season serves-off this week

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter

January 24, 2019

Women’s tennis will be served the first challenge of the season on Friday in Lubbock, Texas, to face the University of Wyoming in the first set of exhibition matches. The women's tennis team will enter the season as the reigning Lone Star Conference Champions – in search of a third straight title,...

Tennis moves on to LSC Championships

Tennis moves on to LSC Championships

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 16, 2018

The tennis teams will be heading to compete in the LSC Championships on April 20 and 21 in Corpus Christi. The men and women hosted their last regular season game against University of Texas-Permian Basin. The women won with a score of 8-1, and the men won with a score of 8-1. "We work hard in practice...

Look into tennis season

Look into tennis season

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

March 29, 2018

The men's and women's tennis teams will go into their next games on March 29. The teams will face St. Edward's University at 12 p.m. Both of the teams are going into this with winning streaks. The men's team has a three game winning streak, and the women's team has a four game winning streak. "We ...

Women’s tennis clinches national tournament spot

Women’s tennis clinches national tournament spot

Mercy Yermo

May 2, 2017

With a school record of 11-0 home victories in one season, being ranked 15th in the nation and 2nd in the region, the women's tennis team will travel to Florida on May 10 against the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic Region. The team earned a ticket to the national stage by defeating Dallas Baptist on May 1...

Tennis advances to regionals

Kara McIntyre

April 25, 2017

  On Saturday, April 29, the men's tennis team will make its 15th NCAA Tournament appearance against rival Cameron University in the opening round of regionals. The Mustangs are the No. 3 seed in the tournament and the Cameron Aggies are the No. 2 seed. According to a press release from the athl...

Tennis teams continue home streak against Metro State

Tennis teams continue home streak against Metro State

Samuel Sutton

March 21, 2017

The men's and women's tennis teams both grabbed a win on March 21, continuing their undefeated streak at home. The women's team came in with a 7-3 record and were ranked 21 in the NCAA, while the men's team was 6-5 and ranked 15. Both teams have played well at home, and Head Coach Scott Linn said ...

Kicking off spring semester sports

Alyssa Mitchell

January 25, 2017

As the spring semester begins, so do the spring sports. Basketball is starting the second half of its conference, and tennis, track and softball are also in the works.“We are starting the second half of conference and we have some teams that are undefeated right now like Eastern New Mexico San Angel...

Tennis team takes on Ouachita Baptist March 3

Miranda Neagle

March 2, 2016

The tinnis team, ranked 12th nationally, takes on 13th ranked Ouachita Baptist on March 3 at 2p.m.“It’s a huge match and we need literally ever single person there,” tennis player Kyle Davidson, senior in accounting/finance, said.“The sport may not be as big as football or basketball, but the atmosphe...

Tennis teams have a chance in national championship

Tennis teams have a chance in national championship

Jessalyn Castro

April 15, 2015

Men and women’s tennis have four weeks left to work their way to the NCAA Division II National Championships. “Our goal is to be playing on May 16 with both teams,” Linn said. With a big goal set, Linn said confidence is key for reaching that goal. “Confidence is huge because you can ...

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