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Tennis freshman earns F.O.Y. honors

Another freshman on the 2014 tennis team attracts the attention of coaches and players from the entire division, shedding light on the Lady Blazer tennis program for the second time in the last three years. Sabrina Schmidt showed her strength throughout the entire season and her hard work paid off with the accomplishment of being named Gulf South Conference Freshman-of-the-year. ... Read More »

Tennis looks to postseason play

As the tennis season starts to dwindle down, the men and women will travel today to Montgomery, Ala., to compete in the Gulf South Conference Tournament. Nine different teams will compete in a tournament lasting four days, including No. 1 West Florida, No. 6 North Alabama, No. 7 Christian Brothers, No. 13 Valdosta State, No. 25 West Alabama, Delta State, ... Read More »

Tennis packs bags for road matches this weekend

No. 13 Valdosta State men’s tennis will serve up another weekend on the road. After losing to rival West Florida, who broke VSU’s winning streak last week, the men’s team will take on No. 25 West Alabama this Friday. UWA will be one of three opponents for the Blazers this weekend. The Tigers defeated the Blazers in the conference tournament ... Read More »

Tennis triple-teamed

Valdosta State tennis will travel to Pensacola, Fla., on Friday for a weekend filled with competitive matches. After winning their eighth match in a row, VSU’s men’s tennis team will take an eight-match winning streak to the line against No. 3 West Florida. In the past two seasons, the Blazers have suffered losses to the Argonauts, losing 8-1 in 2012 ... Read More »

Lucky number seven

Tennis

Written by: Lia Armistead Valdosta State men’s tennis won their seventh straight match on Tuesday after defeating Ferris State University. VSU improved to 7-2 on the season while the women’s team moved to 5-2 after their victory. The men won all three doubles sets, even with a switch-up of partners. Fransisco Yim Kim left his usual doubles partner, Mario Navarro ... Read More »

Freshman phenom leads the way for VSU tennis

written by: Lia Armistead When it’s fall in Valdosta, it’s time for the VSU men’s tennis team to prepare for the upcoming season, which begins at the start of February. The coaches of the Valdosta State tennis teams sit down at their desks, prepared to see email after email−as many as forty−from students all over the world wanting to play ... Read More »

Blazers going Cougar hunting

written by: Lia Armistead After falling to Columbus State last season, VSU men’s and women’s tennis teams look to bounce back against one of the nation’s best. Friday marks the sixth match of the men’s tennis season. They will be taking on No. 10 Columbus State in Columbus, Ga. During the last meeting, the men’s team had a close encounter ... Read More »

Rollins up next for VSU tennis

written by: Neil Frawley On Saturday, the two tennis teams will travel to Winter Park, Fla., where they will each compete against Rollins College. This will be the first time the Blazers have played Rollins in two years, causing anticipation amongst the players. In the 2012 season, the men’s team lost to Rollins 9-0, which was a disappointment for the ... Read More »

VSU tennis pumped for tough competition this weekend

written by: Lia Armistead The men’s tennis team started off their season with a loss to USC Aiken (the team they also fell to in last season’s final match), with the women’s team on the side cheering their fellow Blazers on. Although it was a loss, the team discovered how to work and bond together and realized who the leading ... Read More »

Blazer tennis ready to serve up new season

Written by: Julia Armistead With the season opener just days away, both the men’s and women’s tennis teams at VSU are prepared to serve up their best work for a successful season. Both squads open their seasons at home. The men’s team faces USC Aiken Saturday in a rematch to last season’s finale, and the women’s team takes on Georgia ... Read More »