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Papavasilopoulos’ great season leads to Oracles Master’s selection

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

July 9, 2019

Sam Kercheval knew Rachel Papavasilopoulos was an important part of the Eastern women’s tennis team’s lineup for the OVC tournament. Kercheval, the former director of tennis at Eastern before Chris Tolson took over in the fall, mentioned this because the then-freshman Papavasilopoulos had missed action for a while. Now, this September, she will compete ...

Women’s tennis gearing up for fall season

Parker Valentine, Women’s Tennis reporter

August 31, 2016

  Success is something the Eastern women’s tennis team has had in previous years, and 2016 could be the team’s sixth-straight Ohio Valley Conference Tournament birth. Eastern lost a pair of seniors to graduation at the end of the 2016 spring season. Ali Foster and Hannah Kimbrough were...

Women’s tennis splits road matches

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

March 27, 2016

The Eastern women’s tennis team split its weekend road matches with a loss to Murray State Friday and a win against Austin Peay Saturday. Eastern pushed its Ohio Valley Conference record to 3-1.The Panthers lost a late lead in the match with Murray State, and the Racers went on to win the match...

Women’s tennis earns third sweep, faces SIUC

Kaitlin Cordes, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2016

The women’s tennis team had a strong showing over the weekend, earning a 9-0 sweep over the Saint Francis Fighting Saints. This win moves the Panthers to a 3-2 overall record with the squad yet to play an Ohio Valley Conference opponent. The Fighting Saints come away from the match with their...

Women’s tennis improves after win over Illinois State

Senior Sephora Boubahaiem hits the ball during a match against Olivet Nazarene on Oct. 6 at the Darling Courts.

Chris Picazo, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2015

The Eastern women’s tennis team defeated Illinois State University 6-1 on Saturday in Normal improving to 2-1 on the season. Sophomore Kamile Stadalninkaite, junior Hannah Kimbrough, and senior Sephora Boulbahaiem picked up wins in singles matches to clinch and secure a Panther lead over the Redbirds. Eastern...

Panthers impress in win over Dayton

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

February 2, 2015

The Eastern women’s tennis team got its first win of the season on Saturday as it defeated Dayton 4-3 in Terre Haute, Ind. Junior Ali Foster and Sophomore Hannah Kimbrough picked up wins in singles matches to seal the victory for the Panthers and coach John Blackburn was most impressed with that. “Ali...

Women’s tennis beats Olivet Nazarane

Freshman Grace Summers attempts to hit the ball in her tennis match against Olivet Nazarene Monday at the Darling Courts. Summers went on to win her match.

Sean Hastings, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2014

The Eastern women’s tennis team hosted Olivet Nazarene on the Darling Courts for the first time ever and came away with a 7-0 victory despite a couple of weather delays on Monday. During the doubles portion of the match, there was a lightning delay that forced the teams to go into the field house...

Women’s tennis hosts Olivet Nazarene

Sean Hastings, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

The Eastern women’s tennis team will continue its fall season on Monday, hosting Olivet Nazarene at 3 p.m. at Darling Courts. The match will consist of six singles matches and three doubles matches. Eastern has seven players on its roster, which means they will all not be able to compete in singles a...

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