The Daily Eastern News

Kercheval pursues degree while coaching

Men's tennis coach, Sam Kercheval speaks with senior players Rui Silva (left) and Ryan Henderson (right) during practice last Wednesday at Darling Courts.

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

October 12, 2015

Sam Kercheval came to Eastern to coach the men’s tennis team, but he is also pursuing his master’s degree in sports administration at Eastern. Kercheval said Eastern was a great fit for him to get going in the college coaching ranks. “There is also a great benefit from the location, as I...

Men’s tennis seniors compete in challenger qualifier

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

October 11, 2015

The seniors on the Eastern men’s tennis team traveled to Champaign to compete in a pre-qualifying event for the ATP Challenger next month hosted by Illinois. The winner of the tournament earns a wild card spot in next month’s ATP professional challenger also hosted by Illinois. The qualifier...

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Rui Silva