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Women’s tennis team loses 2 matches over weekend, loses sixth-straight

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Claire Perez-Korinko serves the ball over the net to her opponent. Eastern’s women’s tennis team lost two matches over the weekend.

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

March 2, 2020

The Eastern women’s tennis team suffered two losses over the weekend, and the Panthers are in a six-match losing streak, causing them to have a 5-8 overall record. On Feb. 29, the team fell to 5-7 on the season with a 4-3 loss to Green Bay. The team had a 1-0 lead in the match with after taking...

Women’s tennis ready to start season with busy weekend

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

January 17, 2020

The Eastern women’s tennis team will open its season on the road against Alcorn State Friday, with a busy weekend of more matches later Friday, Saturday and Sunday following.  The Panthers will also play against LSU Alexandria Friday, after facing Alcorn State. Then on Saturday, they will compete against Jack...

Papavasilopoulos earns win at ITA Midwest Regional

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Elizaveta Bukraba-Ulanova slices a return hit to her opponent. Bukraba-Ulanova competed at the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite, which lasted Sept. 20 to Sept. 21 at the Darling Courts.

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

October 21, 2019

Rachel Papavasilopoulos won her opening round match against Akron’s Anna Ulanov 6-0, 6-2 as the women’s tennis team competed in the 2019 ITA Midwest Regional. The regional played out from Oct. 17 to Sunday, and the Eastern women’s tennis team sent four players to compete: Papavasilopoulos, Karla...

Women’s tennis team finds success at EIU Panther Invite

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Elizaveta Bukraba-Ulanova follows through on a two-handed forehand return hit to her opponent’s court. Bukraba-Ulanova competed at the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite Sept. 20 and 21 at the Darling Courts.

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

October 14, 2019

The women’s tennis team hosted the EIU Panther Invite Oct. 11 and Oct. 12, and in the Flight B Doubles Draw, Lauren Ellis and Brittany Stevens won two of their three double matches. The matches took place in the Lantz indoor field house Friday and on the outdoor courts in Mattoon Oct. . “It was a ...

Women’s tennis plays at home, away in Milwaukee

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Claire Perez-Korinko completes her forehand follow through to return a hit. She finished the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite with three wins at the Darling Courts Sept. 20 and 21.

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

September 23, 2019

The women’s tennis team hosted the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite over the weekend, and Kaitlyn Snyder, a freshman, believes the team did well overall. “I think I was a little tired this weekend, so my mentality could have been a little better,” Snyder said. The team played against Southern Indi...

Snyder, Ellis win singles championships over weekend for women’s tennis

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Karla Contreras returns a hit with a forehand hit of her own in a doubles match. Eastern lost 4-3 to Jacksonville State in March at the Darling Courts.

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

September 16, 2019

The Eastern women’s tennis team had two players win single championships at the Olivet Nazarene Tournament over the weekend. Freshman Brittany Stevens played in her first college matches, playing in six total and finishing with a 5-1 record. “My first one I was very nervous for, but I got throug...

Women’s tennis sweeps Western Illinois, loses two matches

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

September 9, 2019

The Eastern women’s tennis team had a busy weekend as it started the 2019-2020 season at the SIUE Fall Invite. The Panthers competed against Southern Illinois Edwardsville, Western Illinois and Saint Louis. Eastern competed in singles and doubles matches over the weekend. Sept. 6, the Panthers won all four op...

Women’s tennis team ready to face Saint Louis University

Blake Faith, Women's Tennis Reporter

January 28, 2019

The Eastern Women’s tennis team is looking to gain more momentum from this weekend's meet against Saint Louis University. The team is coming off of a dominant start to their season last weekend, defeating Judson University and Olivet Nazarene University. Director of tennis Chris Tolson has been...

Eastern’s tennis teams complete alumni weekend

Sophomore Stella Cliffe returns the ball to freshman Karla Contreras during practice on Sept. 21 at the Darling Courts. The Eastern tennis teams hosted its annual alumni match over the weekend.

Parker Valentine, Tennis Reporter

October 2, 2017

The Eastern tennis teams had its annual alumni matches at the Darling Courts Saturday. Alums that graduated from Eastern in many different decades flocked to Charleston over the weekend. Some of alumni’s graduation dates back to the 1970’s, others graduated as recently as spring 2017. Ron Easter,...

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