After capturing their respective 2015 USA South Tournament Championships, the N.C. Wesleyan men's and women's tennis teams have waited two weeks to learn their opponents for the NCAA Division III Tourney.
The USA South Athletic Conference has released its weekly awards for April 13th with four Battling Bishop student-athletes earning honors in their respective sports of men's tennis, women's tennis and softball.
The Battling Bishop men's and women's tennis teams of North Carolina Wesleyan picked up a pair of sweeps versus William Peace University on Wednesday afternoon at the Slick Family Foundation Tennis Center.
The Battling Bishop women's tennis team continued its win streak this weekend with USA South victories over Meredith and Mary Baldwin. Wesleyan's 7-2 win on Friday was the program's first-ever over the Angels.
The USA South has released its weekly awards for March 30th with a pair of Battling Bishops earning honors in their respective sports. Freshman Fabio Pereira was named both Player and Rookie of the Week in men's tennis, while sophomore Natalia Lopez was named Player of the Week on the women's side.
The USA South Athletic Conference has released its weekly awards for March 23rd with four Battling Bishops earning honors in their respective sports. Wesleyan's men and women, in fact, swept all four awards in tennis.
The men's and women's tennis teams of N.C. Wesleyan picked up a pair of sweeps versus Ferrum College on Saturday afternoon at the Slick Family Foundation Tennis Center. Head Coach Andres Amores shook up both line-ups to include several players seeing their first dual action of the season.
In Wednesday's much-anticipated USA South women's tennis tilt, the Battling Bishops of N.C. Wesleyan proved themselves to be a force within the league with a dominating 9-0 sweep of Methodist University at the Slick Family Foundation Tennis Center. Wesleyan did not give up a set to the five-time defending champion Monarchs, turning in six straight-set wins in singles play.
The men's and women's tennis teams of N.C. Wesleyan picked up a pair of wins at Greensboro College on Sunday, dominating the Pride in 9-0 sweeps. Wesleyan's women did not surrender a single point, while the men gave up just two on the day.
The women's tennis team of North Carolina Wesleyan kicked off its spring season on Saturday against a pair of highly-touted opponents at the University of Mary Washington Invitational. The Bishops opened with a 9-0 loss to Division I George Mason University, then dropped a 7-2 decision to the 22nd-ranked Eagles later in the day. Newcomers Valeria Berber and Sofia Gonzalez picked up NCWC's lone two points against nationally-ranked UMW with a pair of straight-set wins at the #4 and #5 seeds, respectively.
This past weekend, the North Carolina Wesleyan men's and women's tennis teams welcomed youth players from across the state to participate in the first-ever USTA Bishops Challenge. The event featured 40 kids in three different age brackets separated by gender (U12, U14, U18).
The USA South Athletic Conference has released its 2015 spring sport preseason polls for baseball, softball, tennis and golf. The N.C. Wesleyan men's tennis team led the way by being pick to win a seventh straight title.
The N.C. Wesleyan Department of Athletics is pleased to announce the hiring of Troy Patterson as the Battling Bishops' head cross country and assistant tennis coach. Patterson comes to NCWC from Cincinnati, Ohio.
In women's tennis action, NCWC freshman Sofia Prado went 4-0 in singles play to win the Flight #4 Championship at this weekend's Methodist Fall Invitational. Playing just her second collegiate tournament, Prado did not give up a set en route to wins over players from William Peace, Hollins, Mt. Olive and Barton.
The women's tennis team of North Carolina Wesleyan opened its season over the weekend at the ITA Fall Regional Tournament hosted by Emory University. Competing with one junior, one sophomore and four freshmen, the youthful Bishops were impressive in their first tourney, tallying 12 wins in singles play and a series of quarterfinal appearances.
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