UMKC women's tennis (11-9) competed with an impressive Saint Louis (14-7) team on Thursday afternoon, falling 4-3 at the Plaza Tennis Center. The Roos won two singles matches and claimed the doubles point.
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 women's tennis freshman Yana Grechkina (Vladimir, Russia) was named Western Athletic Conference Women'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 women's tennis (11-8) dominated Northwest Missouri State (7-12) 6-1 on Thursday afternoon at the Frank Grube Tennis Courts. The Roos won five singles matches and earned the doubles point.
UMKC women's tennis (10-8) will play a makeup match at Northwest Missouri State (7-11) Thursday afternoon. The Roos and Bearcats will face off at 3 p.m. CT at the Frank Grube Tennis Courts.
Despite competing with only five singles players and two doubles tandems, UMKC women's tennis (10-8) beat Creighton 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon at the Plaza Tennis Center. The Roos won both doubles matches and three singles 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 women's tennis (9-8, 4-1) dropped a close 4-3 contest to Grand Canyon (11-5, 5-0) on Sunday afternoon at Woodside Health & Tennis Club. The Roos and Lopes each won three singles matches but the Lopes claimed the doubles point to earn the victory.
UMKC women's tennis (9-7, 4-0) remained perfect in Western Athletic Conference play with a 7-0 sweep over Seattle U on Saturday afternoon at the Plaza Tennis Center. The Roos have now defeated all postseason-eligible league teams during the 2017 season. UMKC has won four straight league contests and seven of the last eight matches overall.
UMKC women's tennis (8-7, 3-0) remained perfect in Western Athletic Conference play with a 6-1 victory over UTRGV on Friday at the Kansas City Racquet Club. The Roos won five singles matches and also claimed the doubles point. UMKC has now won five of its last six matches dating back to Feb. 26.
UMKC women's tennis (7-7, 2-0) looks to continue its winning ways in the Western Athletic Conference this weekend as the Roos host UT Rio Grande Valley (3-12, 2-1) Friday, Seattle U (8-11, 0-3) Saturday and Grand Canyon (8-5, 2-0) Sunday at the Plaza Tennis Center. Friday and Sunday's matches begin at 10 a.m. CT while Saturday's contest starts at 3 p.m. CT.