Men’s, women’s tennis teams fall in tourney

Back and forth — After a 9-2 start, the Flames struggled during the second half of the season. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Flames ousted in the quarterfinals as the Lady Flames lose in the semifinals to No. 1 seeded Winthrop Men’s Tennis The Liberty University men’s tennis team lost 4-3 to the No. 2 Campbell Fighting Camels in the quarterfinals of the Big South Championship, Thursday, April 18, after a Fighting Camels …

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Lady Flames fall to Marshall

All is love— Alexandera Sheeran has a 2-1 conference record in singles play. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Women’s tennis winning streak snapped in 6-1 loss to visiting Thundering Herd, Saturday, April 6 The Liberty University women’s tennis team four-game winning streak snapped against Marshall Thundering Herd, 6-1. “Marshall is a team that has competed with the top 30 teams in the country and been within points of …

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Men’s and women’s tennis take tumble

On his game —  Junior Shea Thomas has posted a 11-4 record in singles competition this season. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Flames winning streak ends at six as the Lady Flames suffers a defeat against No. 72 East Carolina Liberty University men’s tennis team played three matches over spring break. The first match was against the Brigham Young University-Hawaii Seasiders, 7-1, and marked Liberty’s sixth win in a row. Liberty’s …

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Scorching a rival

Tag team — Rebekah Jenkins and Nicola Wellman helped Liberty go 2-1 in doubles. Photo credit: Kyle Milligan

The Lady Flames beat the Lady Chanticleers 6-1 Saturday, March 2, enduring almost freezing weather.
“It’s a real big deal that we beat our rival at Liberty,” Rebekah Jenkins said. “It’s a really good feeling when you beat that giant.”

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Flames blank Bears

Ace — Egon Samaai won in two sets against Morgan State Friday, Feb. 22. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Liberty’s 7-0 win against Morgan State improves its record 4-1 The Liberty University men’s tennis team (4-1, 0-0 Big South) defeated the Morgan State Bears (0-9, 0-0 Mid-Eastern), 7-0, Friday, Feb. 22, denying the Bears their first win of the season. The Flames 4-1 record this season is equivalent to …

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Lady Flames bring the heat at tourney

The Lady Flames tennis team is off to a positive start with 21 triumphs in the Liberty Fall Classic tournament Sept. 14-15 under first-year head coach Jeff Maren. At the start of the event on Friday afternoon, the Lady Flames came through with nine solid victories. Eight doubles matches were …

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Men’s tennis completes season

Ousted — The Flames posted their best record since 1993 but came up short against Coastal. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Liberty Flames men’s tennis team’s season ended Thursday when they fell to Coastal Carolina in the first round of the Big South Conference tournament, 4-3. “We lost a heartbreaker,” senior Siim Tuus said. “We faced a good team, very close to our level, and one of us had to …

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Tennis begins season on positive note

Liberty University men’s tennis team opened up its season with a decisive 7-0 win over Bluefield State but could not quite put the pieces together against the University of Richmond Spiders Friday, losing 6-1. On Saturday the Flames reestablished home-court advantage, downing Averett 7-0. “Our intensity needs to be better,” …

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