UMKC women's tennis (13-10) fell 4-0 to No. 9 Oklahoma State (23-5) in the opening round of the NCAA Stillwater Regional Saturday afternoon at the Greenwood Tennis Center. The Roos conclude a record-setting year for the program that included its first ever trip to the NCAA Tournament and conference championship.
UMKC women's tennis (13-9) makes its first ever trip to the NCAA Tournament with a 12 p.m. CT match Saturday against No. 9 Oklahoma State (22-5) in the Stillwater Regional at the Greenwood Tennis Center at Greenwood Tennis Center.
Seven UMKC tennis players received All-Western Athletic Conference Tournament honors after the Roos won both the men's and women's tournament championships on April 30.
Both the men's and women's UMKC tennis teams were selected for the Oklahoma State regional in the NCAA Division I Tennis Championships on May 12-13 or May 13-14. Each Roos team will play the host Cowboys. Exact dates and times for the matches will be released as soon as they are announced.
UMKC women's tennis (13-9) claimed its first ever Western Athletic Conference championship with a 4-1 victory over host New Mexico State (11-13) on Sunday at the NM State Tennis Center. The Roos won four singles matches to clinch the first conference title in program history. UMKC earns an automatic bid to the NCAA Tennis Tournament and will learn its opponent and destination Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. CT during the NCAA Selection Show.
UMKC women's tennis (12-9) defeated Seattle U (10-14) 4-1 on Saturday afternoon to advance to the Western Athletic Conference Championship. The Roos will face host New Mexico State at 10 a.m. CT on Sunday for the chance to advance to the NCAA Tournament.
Four UMKC women's tennis players earned All-Western Athletic Conference recognition at a banquet Thursday evening in advance of this weekend's WAC Championships. Standout freshman Yana Grechkina (Vladimir, Russia) was named first-team All-WAC in singles and doubles along with being the WAC Freshman of the Year. Melinda Johnson (Overland Park, Kan.) also earned first-team doubles recognition while teammates Mariam Kurasbediani (Tbilsi, Georgia) and Aliona Ladutska (Minsk, Belarus) were named second-team All-WAC in singles play.
UMKC women's tennis (11-9, 4-1) has earned the top seed in the Western Athletic Conference Championship and will face the winner of No. 4 Chicago State and Seattle U at 10 a.m. CT Saturday at the NM State Tennis Center. With the No. 1 seed, the Roos earned a first round bye.
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.