UMKC men's tennis (12-8) earned its fourth straight victory by cruising past Saint Louis (7-10) 7-0 on Thursday afternoon at the Plaza Tennis Center. Airam Castellano (Gran Canaria, Spain) became the first Roos player ever to win his 60th career singles match.
UMKC tennis hosts Saint Louis in the regular season finale Thursday for a men's and women's doubleheader at 1:30 p.m. CT at the Plaza Tennis Center. All seven seniors will be honored for their contributions to the program.
UMKC men's tennis (11-8) dominated Oral Roberts (9-11) 7-0 on Tuesday afternoon at the Philcrest Tennis Center. The Roos have now won three straight matches.
UMKC men's tennis junior Airam Castellano (Gran Canaria, Spain) was honored as the Western Athletic Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday.
Due to the forecast, UMKC tennis has moved its senior day doubleheader to Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Plaza Tennis Center. The Roos will be facing Saint Louis.
UMKC men's tennis (10-8) travels to Oral Roberts (9-10) for a 2 p.m. CT match. The Roos are looking to extend a 2-match winning streak.
UMKC men's tennis (10-8) earned a 5-2 victory over Creighton (8-10) on Tuesday afternoon at the Plaza Tennis Center. The Roos won four singles matches and were victorious in all three doubles contests.
UMKC men's (9-8) and women's tennis (9-8) host Creighton in a doubleheader at 1 p.m. CT Tuesday at the Plaza Tennis Center. For the men, this is the first of three nonconference matches. On the women's side, Tuesday's match marks the first of two non-league tune-ups before the Western Athletic Conference Tournament on April 28-30 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
UMKC men's tennis (9-8, 3-2) earned a 5-2 victory over Chicago State (7-13, 1-3) on Sunday morning at Seattle U. The Roos won four singles matches and claimed the doubles point.
UMKC men's tennis (8-8, 2-2) fought hard but was unable to snap New Mexico State's (13-5, 4-0) 6-match winning streak on Saturday morning in a 4-3 loss at the Seattle University Tennis Courts. The Roos claimed the doubles point but were only able to register victories in two singles victories.
UMKC men's tennis (8-7, 2-1) travels to the Pacific Northwest for Western Athletic Conference matches against New Mexico State on Saturday and Chicago State on Sunday. Both matches begin at 10 a.m. CT and are hosted by Seattle U at the Amy Yee Tennis Center.
UMKC tennis head coach Kendell Hale was recently named the 2016 men's Missouri Valley Coach of the Year from the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA). He was honored at a banquet at the Kansas City Country Club. This marks the seventh time in Hale's career that he has received the honor.