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Roos Fail To Upend Shockers
Men's Tennis 02/18/2018

WICHITA, Kan. The UMKC men's tennis team (2-5) dropped its contest with Wichita State (2-5), 7-0, on Sunday afternoon at the Genesis Health Club in Wichita, Kan.

UMKC Heads South For Match With Shockers
Men's Tennis 02/16/2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. UMKC men's tennis returns to action this weekend when they head south to Wichita, Kan., for a 12 p.m. CT match with Wichita State on Feb. 18.

Johnson and Giraldo Named WAC Singles Players of the Week
Men's Tennis 02/13/2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. The UMKC men's and women's tennis teams swept the WAC Singles Players of the Week awards, the conference announced on Tuesday. On the women's side, Melinda Johnson (Overland Park, Kan.) claimed her second honor of the season, while on the men's side, Diego Giraldo (Medellin, Colombia) garnered the honor.

UMKC Comes Up Short Against Cornhuskers
Men's Tennis 02/10/2018

LINCOLN, Neb. - The UMKC men's tennis team (2-4) fell in its road contest at the Dillon Tennis Center against Nebraska (6-0) despite a 6-3, 6-2 win from Diego Giraldo from the No. 4 singles spot.

Roos Notch Road Victory over Creighton
Men's Tennis 02/09/2018

OMAHA, Neb. The UMKC men's tennis team (2-3) knocked-off Creighton (1-4), 4-3 at the Hansom Tennis Center on Saturday afternoon.

Roos Head North for Matches in Nebraska
Men's Tennis 02/08/2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - UMKC men's tennis returns to action this weekend with a pair of matches in Nebraska where they will face Creighton on Friday before taking on Nebraska on Saturday.

Roos Sweep Cardinals For First Win Of 2018
Men's Tennis 01/26/2018

MERRIAM, Kan. The UMKC men's tennis team (1-3) picked up its first win of the season on Friday afternoon when it swept William Jewell (1-2), 7-0 at the KC Racquet Club.

UMKC Set to Face Cardinals in Home Opener
Men's Tennis 01/25/2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - UMKC men's tennis returns home to face local foe William Jewell in the home opener on Friday at 2 p.m. at the Kansas City Racquet Club in Merriam, Kan.

Fries, Castellano and Pozo Garner WAC Player of the Week Recognition
Women's Tennis 01/23/2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Katie Fries (Overland Park, Kan.), Airam Castellano (Gran Canaria, Spain) and Alex Pozo (St. Louis, Mo.) were each named as a WAC Player of the Week on Tuesday. Fries was named the WAC Women's Singles Player of the Week, while Castellano and Pozo were honored as the conference's men's doubles winners.

Roo Duo Knocks-Off NCAA No. 2 Doubles Team
Men's Tennis 01/20/2018

WACO, Texas. The UMKC men's tennis No. 1 doubles pairing picked up a monumental victory on Saturday when Airam Castellano (Gran Canaria, Spain) and Alex Pozo (St. Louis, Mo.) took down No. 11 Baylor's No. 2 ranked doubles team of No. 11 Johannes Schretter and Will Little 6-3 at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

Pozo Picks up Singles Win as Roos Fall to OSU
Men's Tennis 01/19/2018

STILLWATER, Okla. Alex Pozo (St. Louis, Mo.) picked up the lone win for the UMKC men's tennis (0-1) team in the opening match of the season, a rematch of last season's NCAA first round contest, against No. 15 Oklahoma State (3-0) as the senior took down the Cowboys Tristan Meraut 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2 in the Greenwood Tennis Center.

Roos Open 2018 with Pair of Big 12 Foes
Men's Tennis 01/18/2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. UMKC men's tennis opens up the 2018 championship season when it heads south to take on a pair of Big 12 opponents. On Friday, the Roos will face Oklahoma State (2-0) at 1 p.m. in a rematch of last season's NCAA tournament first round contest, before traveling to Baylor (0-0) for a doubleheader with the Bears at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. CT.