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Women's Tennis - Archives 2017

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Four Roos Voted All-WAC; Grechkina Named Freshman of the Year
Women's Tennis 04/28/2017

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.

Top-Seeded UMKC Opens WAC Tournament Saturday Morning
Women's Tennis 04/27/2017

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.

Roos Fall 4-3 to Tough SLU Squad
Women's Tennis 04/20/2017

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 Hosts Saint Louis on Senior Day Thursday Afternoon
Men's Tennis 04/19/2017

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.

Grechkina Named WAC Player of the Week
Women's Tennis 04/18/2017

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.

Senior Day Tennis Doubleheader Rescheduled for Thursday
Men's Tennis 04/18/2017

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.

Roos Cruise Past Northwest Missouri, 6-1
Women's Tennis 04/13/2017

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 Travels to Northwest Missouri for Rescheduled Match
Women's Tennis 04/13/2017

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.

Shorthanded Roos Overcome Creighton, 4-3
Women's Tennis 04/11/2017

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.

Roos Host Creighton in Tuesday Doubleheader on the Plaza
Women's Tennis 04/11/2017

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.

Roos Fall to Grand Canyon in Close Match, 4-3
Women's Tennis 04/02/2017

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.

Roos Sweep Seattle U to Remain Unbeaten in WAC Play
Women's Tennis 04/01/2017

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.