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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 ...

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GSC Tournament awaits VSU

Written by Ray Pack Jr. & Ace Espenshied   The Valdosta State tennis team looks to carry its recent winning ways into the Gulf South Conference tournament this weekend. The women’s squad (11-7) enters the tourney as the second seed and will face West Georgia in the first round on Saturday. The ladies did most of their damage in conference ...

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Meet Juliana Boehm

Written by Ritsuki Miyazaki   Meet Juliana Boehm, a VSU tennis player and cross country runner.   She was born in Sochi, Russia, and grew up in Mannheim, Germany.   Her accomplishments include being named one of the Gulf South Conference Runners of the Week in 2012.  Even in the middle of the season, Boehm continues to bring a positive ...

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Men’s tennis looks to improve in upcoming matches on the road

Written by Alex Tostado   The VSU men’s tennis team hit the road for one of the most important weekends of the regular reason. In the last four matches, the Blazers have squared off against four of the country’s top 10 teams. That includes top-ranked Armstrong Atlantic State University and rival Barry University. The Blazers lost all four of those ...

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VSU tennis team ready for long road-trip

Written by Ray Pack A seven match road trip is on the horizon for the Valdosta State men’s tennis team. The tennis team will be traveling from Georgia to Alabama to Florida for this testing road trip.  This trip will consist of a match up against the No.1 Armstrong Atlantic State. “We’re probably not gonna be to confident going into ...

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VSU women’s tennis team gear up for upcoming competition

The VSU women’s tennis team faces its most competition yet this season in the next few days. With a win on Sunday against West Alabama, the Blazers are preparing for three non-conference teams: No.4 Lynn University, No.5 Barry University, and No.7 Columbus State University, who are all among the top 10 in the nation. The Lady Blazers are set for ...

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VSU tennis host this weekend

Written by Ace Espenshied   The Blazers men’s and women’s tennis teams will take on two of their toughest opponents this season Friday and Saturday. On the men’s side, Lynn University is ranked number three in the country while Barry University is right behind at number four. Both teams are undefeated this season as the Fighting Knights sit at 8-0 ...

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VSU Tennis to host West Florida Thursday

Written by Ray Pack, Jr.   Coming off a wins against Christian Brothers & West Georgia, the Valdosta State Blazer tennis team will be hosting a match against the No. 2 team in the nation, West Florida Thursday afternoon. The dominating performance against Christian Brothers is promised to be a great battle between the Blazers and the Buccaneers at 5 ...

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Web Exclusive: Tennis preview

The VSU tennis teams have started off with a loss in two matches by the men and one by the women so far this season.     With a loss on Wednesday to a much-improved Georgia College team, the Blazers hope to rebound against one of the top tennis teams in the country, Embry-Riddle.   This should be a good test ...

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VSU Tennis lose Wed.

VSU’s men’s tennis team dropped their second consecutive match to start the season yesterday while the Lady Blazers tennis squad opened the season falling just short of a great comeback against Georgia College. The day started out promising for the men. In the first doubles spot Konstantin Kutschenko and Mario Navarro defeated Johan Wadstein and Andreas Ainalides 8-6 while in ...

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