Posts with the tag: "tennis"

‘Jays aim for postseason tourney

The Tabor College women’s tennis team is comprised of these athletes: front row (from left) Tessa Isaac, Kiana Fujioka, Jessica Emoto, Heidi Klaassen; (back row) head coach John Ruder, Naima Mexsen, Celeste Worthy, Mandi Hiett, Jessica Thorpe, Lindsey Stroud, graduate assistant coach Pasha Zinchenko.

The Tabor College women’s tennis team endured a disappointing end to the 2016 season. After starting KCAC play 3-0, Tabor went 1-4 after that to finish fifth in the conference, one place from qualifying for the tournament. “We lost ...

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TC tennis starts season

The Tabor College tennis teams kicked off the 2017 season at Newman Saturday. The women lost, 8-1. Jessica Emoto earned Tabor’s win in No. 1 singles. The men lost, 9-0. “It was a good first match,” coach John Ruder said. “We played well against a solid Division II team. ” Tabor will compete at Concordia University ...

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TC tennis faces tough competition

Illia Filanchuk returns the ball during the No. 1 singles match with Friends Saturday. Filanchuk lost to Pascal Wawrzinek, 6-2, 6-7, 6-4. In No. 1 doubles, Filanchuk and his partner, Angel Miguel, earned one of Tabor’s two victories on the day.

The Tabor College tennis teams faced three KCAC opponents last week. The Bluejay women swept Friends Saturday to earn Tabor’s only win of the week. Tabor lost to Southwestern Thursday and Kansas Wesleyan Monday. Coming—Tabor will play at McPherson today at 3 p. m. and will travel to Ottawa Saturday. Matches are scheduled to begin ...

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Tabor College inks Hesston?s Tessa Isaac for tennis

Tessa Isaac signs for Tabor College tennis.

Hesston High School product Tessa Isaac signed a letter of intent Nov. 16 to play tennis at Tabor College. Last season, Isaac helped her team to a Class 3-2-1— A state championship title, while placing 10th at state. In 2014, Isaac turned in an eighth-place state finish in doubles ?(Tessa) has great tennis ...

Emoto seventh at tennis championships

Tabor College tennis player Jessica Emoto finished seventh in the nation with a 1-2 record at the 2015 USTA/ITA National Small College Tennis Championships in Sumter, S. C. Oct. 15-18. ?Jessica played very well,? coach John Ruder said. ?Despite the scores, she was in both of the first two matches. Lots of long rallies and ...

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Trojan tennis 10th at CKL tournament

Allison Gray returns the ball during her opening match against Pratt?s Lizzie Amaro Saturday. Gray earned a 9-3 victory.

The Hillsboro tennis placed 10th among the 11 teams competing Saturday in the Central Kansas League tournament at the Sports Complex in Hillsboro. In No. 1 singles, Allison Gray went 3-2 for the day to claim ninth place. She defeated Amaro ...

HHS tennis fourth at Trojan Invite

s On the strength of two fourth-place performances, the Hillsboro tennis team finished in a fourth-place tie at its Trojan Invitational Thurs?day afternoon at the Sports Complex. The Trojans compiled 29 team points to tie Hutch Trinity for a mid-pack finish in the eight-team field. Sterling won the title with 64 points, followed by Chap?man (56) and ...

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TC?s Emoto claims regional singles title

Tabor College women?s tennis player Jessica Emoto won the USTA/ITA Regional Championships held Sept. 18-20 at Nebraska Wesleyan. The No. 1 seed in the women?s singles competition, Emoto enjoyed a first-round bye, then won five consecutive matches to claim the title. In the finals against ...

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Gray, Funk to lead HHS tennis

Coach Bob Woelk has seven athletes on the girls? tennis team this fall. They are: front row (from left) Shelby Johnson, Sonja Jost, Mary Leihy; back row, Hannah Funk, Ellian Weisbeck, Allison Gray and Anna Glanzer. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press

With the graduation of four-year state qualifier Allison Weber, the Hillsboro tennis team will be looking for two experienced seniors to lead the Trojans this season. ?I think we?ll be competitive,? said Bob Woelk, who begins his eighth year as coach. ?We have several seniors, two of whom have been with us for their four years. That?s kind of encouraging?and they ...

Emoto, Faber receive All-KCAC recognition

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Tabor College tennis athletes Jessica Emoto and Becky Faber have received All-KCAC recognition. A freshman, Emoto was a unanimous first-team pick and was named Freshman of the Year. Tabor?s No. 1 singles player, Emoto went 15-3 this season and was named ITA Central Rookie of the Year. Becky Faber, who played No. 2 singles and joined Emoto ...