Men's Tennis Hosts Georgia Southern, Then Travels to Davidson
The UNCG menâs tennis program hosts fellow Southern Conference member Georgia Southern Saturday, April 6 at the UNCG tennis courts at 12 p.m., before heading to Davidson, N.C. to continue SoCon play against Davidson Sunday, April 7 at 1 p.m.
Men's Tennis Outplays Binghamton, 5-2
The UNCG men’s tennis team remains undefeated at home after winning 5-2 against Binghamton Saturday, March 30. The Spartans hold an 11-2 record for the season and are 4-2 in the SoCon.
Men's Tennis Defeats Appalachian State, 5-2
BOONE, N.C. – The UNCG men’s tennis team advanced its record to 10-2 and 4-4 in the SoCon after beating conference foe Appalachian State, 5-2 Friday, March 29 at the Grandfather Mountain Country Club.
Men's Tennis Beats ECU, 4-3
The UNCG men’s tennis team holds a 9-2 record this season after beating East Carolina, 4-3 Friday, March 22 at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center.
Men's Tennis Welcomes Furman and ECU
The UNCG men’s tennis program continues Southern Conference play when it hosts Furman Tuesday, March 19, before hosting East Carolina Thursday, March 21. Both matches will be played at the UNCG tennis courts at 2 p.m.
Men's Tennis Defeats Furman, 7-0
The UNCG men’s tennis team picked up another SoCon victory against Furman Tuesday, March 19 at the UNCG tennis courts.
Men's Tennis Falls to Chattanooga, 6-1
The UNCG men’s tennis team lost its second match of the season to Chattanooga, 6-1 Saturday, March 16. The Blue and Gold are 7-2 this season and 2-2 in SoCon play.
Men's Tennis Travels to Samford and then Chattanooga
The UNCG men’s tennis program continues conference play when it travels to play No. 59-ranked Samford Thursday, March 14, at 3 p.m., before heading to Chattanooga, Saturday, March 16 where play will begin at 12 p.m.
Men's Tennis Hosts Texas-Pan American
The UNCG men’s tennis program will take a break in SoCon play when it hosts Texas-Pan American Tuesday, March 12. Play will begin at 12 p.m. at the UNCG tennis courts.
Men's Tennis Blanks SoCon Foe The Citadel, 7-0
The UNCG men’s tennis team remained undefeated after sweeping The Citadel, 7-0, Saturday night at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center. The Spartans are now 5-0, 1-0 in the Southern Conference, while the Bulldogs fall to 5-2, 0-1 in the SoCon.
James Dougherty Named SoCon Men's Tennis Player of the Week
UNCG’s James Dougherty (Melbourne, Australia) has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches played February 11-17 the league office announced today. Dougherty helped the Spartans post a 6-1 win over Richmond to move to 3-0 on the season.
Men's Tennis Hosts Richmond; Cancels Road Match
The UNCG men’s tennis program canceled its match against UNC Charlotte, Saturday, Feb. 16, due to weather. The teams are now scheduled to play, April 9. The Spartans will host Richmond Sunday, Feb. 17, at 9 a.m. at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center.
Men's Tennis Downs Richmond, 6-1
The UNCG men's tennis team remained undefeated with a solid 6-1 victory against Atlantic 10 member Richmond Sunday afternoon at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center.
Randy Phillips Named BCBSNC Blue Chip Performer
UNCG men's tennis sophomore Randy Phillips (Snellville, Ga./Brookwood) has been named this week's Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. The Blue Chip Performer is chosen weekly from all sports in season and runs throughout the 2012-13 UNCG athletics campaign.
Men's Tennis Defeats Coastal Carolina, 5-2
UNCG’s men’s tennis program picked up it’s first dual match victory of the 2013 spring season against Coastal Carolina, Friday, Feb. 1, at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center.
Men's Tennis Concludes Final Tournament at Army Challenge
UNCG men’s tennis concluded its final tournament of the year prior to the start of dual-match play when the Spartans competed against host Army, Marist and Gardner-Webb for the Army Challenge. The four teams played a series of singles and doubles matches between Friday, Jan. 25 and Sunday, Jan. 27 at Army’s Lichtenberg Tennis Center.
Men's Tennis Has Strong Day Two at Army Challenge
UNCG’s men’s tennis program dominated on day two of the Army Challenge, Friday, Jan. 26, in West Point, N.Y. The Spartans ended the day winning seven out of seven singles matches and two of four doubles matches.
Men's Tennis Digital Guide Available Online
The UNCG men's tennis 2012-13 digital guide is available online at www.uncgspartans.com. The guide was produced by the UNCG athletics media relations department.
Men's Tennis Conclude Winthrop Invitational
Junior Ahmet Sarioglu (Ankara, Turkey / METU Development Foundation) won in the final consolation round of the division two singles flight, 7-5, 6-1 against Winthrop’s Steven Patrick Sunday, at the Winthrop Fall Invitational.
Men's Tennis Ends Second Day at Winthrop Fall Invitational
Junior Ahmet Sorioglu (Ankara, Turkey / METU Development Foundation) and freshman Daniel Mack (Lakeland, Fla. / Lakeland) teamed up to take down Georgia State’s Cook and Santana, 8-5 in the division two doubles consolation round at the Winthrop Fall Invitational on Saturday.
Phillips and Dougherty Complete Day One at ITA Carolina Regional
Sophomore Randy Phillips (Snellville, Ga. / Brookwood) picked up a Spartan win against the College of Charleston’s Alon Fairman, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, but fell to Jason Tahir from Duke, 6-2, 6-1 Thursday, at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships, in Cary, N.C.
Men's Tennis Set for USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships
Sophomore Randy Phillips (Snellville, Ga./Brookwood) and freshman James Dougherty (Melbourne, Australia) will represent the UNCG men’s tennis team at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships Oct. 18-22 at the Cary Tennis Center.
Men’s Tennis Ends Second Day of Wake Forest Invitational
Freshman James Flyyn (Plantation, Fla. / American Heritage) made it to the final round of the singles D1 flight in consolation with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) win against Liberty’s Guillem Secanel on the second day of the Wake Forest Invitational, Saturday.
Men's Tennis Completes Day One at Wake Forest Invitational
Sophomore Cameron Smith (Jamestown, N.C. / Ragsdale) and freshman Gaston Murray (Lake Worth, Fla. / Park Vista) lead the Spartans with an 8-4 doubles win against ODU’s Zvonimir Podvinski and Darragh Glavin, before picking up a tie-breaking win against Wake Forest’s John Ho and Anthony Delcore, 9-8 (7-3).
Men's Tennis Complete's UTC/Steve Baras Fall Classic
Sophomore Randy Phillips (Snellville, Ga. / Brookwood) and freshman James Dougherty (Melbourne, Australia) took down Kyle Koch and Chip Cox from the University of South Carolina, 8-3, in their flights doubles final round on the final day of the UTC/Steve Baras Fall Classic.
Men's Tennis Has Successful Second Day In Chattanooga
Freshman William Albright (Greensboro, N.C. / Grimsley) advanced to the finals round of the UTC/Steve Baras Fall Classic with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Samford UniversityÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢s Garrison Laduca Saturday.
Men's Tennis Completes Final Day at Elon Invitational
Freshman James Dougherty (Melbourne, Australia) and sophomore Randy Phillips (Snellville, Ga. / Brookwood) teamed up to beat Coastal Carolina’s Yusuke Kusuda and Ted Nilsson, 8-2, before taking down ECU’s Colin Roller and Joran Vliengen, 8-3 in the finals of the A1 doubles flight Sunday.
Men’s Tennis Posts 2012-13 Slate
UNCG men's tennis head coach Thomas Mozur announced a challenging 2012-13 schedule Wednesday that includes two NCAA Tournament participants in Binghamton and Southern Conference Tournament champion College of Charleston. The Spartans return four letterwinners from last season's team and welcome in six freshmen to the 2012-13 squad.
Men’s Tennis Recruiting Class Ranked In Top 25 Mid-Major Poll
UNCG men’s tennis head coach Thomas Mozur has brought in the top ranked recruiting class in the Southern Conference and the 19th ranked mid-major recruiting class in the country as selected by TennisRecruiting.net for 2012. The Spartans are the only SoCon team ranked in the top 25 as their seven-member class received high marks across the board.
UNCG Places 91 Student-Athletes On SoCon Academic Honor Roll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG had 91 student-athletes honored on the 2011-12 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which recognizes a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The Spartans also had 39 student-athletes earn Commissioner’s Medal accolades, which marks GPA of 3.50 or higher.
UNCG Places 25 Student-Athletes On SoCon Academic All-Conference Spring Squad
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced Thursday its Academic All-Conference team for the 2012 spring season and UNCG placed 25 student-athletes on the 311-member squad. Teams eligible for spring recognition include baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, and men’s and women’s tennis.
UNCG men finish fifth, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men finished fifth and its women finished fourth in the final standings of the Southern Conference’s all-sports races. Appalachian State earned the league’s Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics while College of Charleston was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women’s athletics program.
UNCG recognizes student-athletes at annual Senior Banquet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Department of Athletics recently recognized its student-athletes at the UNCG Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Men’s cross country and track athlete Joey Thompson and women’s soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Kearney earned UNCG’s male and female Spartan Awards.
Spartans' season ends in SoCon quarterfinals, 4-1
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. – Fourth-seeded UNCG saw its season come to an end with a 4-1 loss at the hands of No. 5 seed Furman in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Championship at the College of Charleston Tennis Center on Friday.
No. 4 seed UNCG heads to SoCon Men's Tennis Championship
UNCG’s fourth-seeded men’s tennis team will begin its quest for the second Southern Conference Championship title in school history when it takes on No. 5 seed Furman in the quarterfinals of the tournament on Friday.
UNCG claims fourth seed for SoCon Championship
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG will be the fourth seed in this week’s Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Championship in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. The Spartans earned a first-round bye and will face fifth-seeded Furman in the quarterfinals on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the College of Charleston Tennis Center at Patriots Point.
Campbell downs UNCG 4-3 to close regular season
BUIES CREEK, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team closed out the regular season with a 4-3 loss at Campbell on Saturday. The Camels clinched the match in a tiebreaker at No. 6 singles.
Bulldogs slip past UNCG netters, 4-3
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team found itself in another nail-biter Saturday against Samford, but the Bulldogs picked up a 4-3 win at the UNCG Tennis Courts with a third-set tiebreaker win at No. 3 singles. The match was the Spartans’ fifth straight to end in a 4-3 score.
UNCG hosts Samford for Senior Day contest
UNCG’s men’s tennis team returns home Saturday to host Samford in a critical Southern Conference match at the UNCG Tennis Courts in senior Orcun Seyrek’s final home contest.
Spartans stage incredible comeback to down Elon, 4-3
ELON, N.C. – In the conclusion of Wednesday’s suspended men’s tennis match, UNCG stormed back from a 3-1 deficit and first-set losses in five of the six singles flights to take an incredible 4-3 win over Southern Conference rival Elon on Thursday at The Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. Freshman Cameron Smith clinched the match for the Spartans at No. 5.
UNCG's match at Elon suspended, will resume Thursday
ELON, N.C. – UNCG's men's tennis match at Elon on Wednesday has been suspended by rain with the Spartans leading 1-0 after capturing the doubles point. The match will resume Thursday at 2 p.m. at The Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.
UNCG heads to rival Elon on Wednesday; match moved to 2:30 p.m.
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will make the short trip up Interstate 40 for a Southern Conference match at rival Elon at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center on Wednesday. The match has been moved to a 2:30 p.m. start due to the threat of inclement weather.
Phillips' rally caps UNCG's 4-3 win over Appalachian State
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Freshman Randy Phillips stormed back from a 6-2 deficit in his second-set tiebreaker to win his No. 4 singles match and clinch UNCG’s 4-3 win over Appalachian State on Saturday at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
Men's tennis match moved to 12:45 p.m., women to 1:30
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s and women’s tennis matches, slated to start at noon Saturday at the UNCG Tennis Courts, have been pushed back as the courts are being dried after rain in the area. The Spartan men’s match against Appalachian State is now set for a 12:45 p.m. start, while the women’s match against Wofford will start at 1:30 p.m.
UNCG hosts Appalachian State, CofC this weekend
UNCG’s men’s tennis team can make a move in the Southern Conference standings this weekend when it hosts two of the top three teams in the league. The Spartans will take on Appalachian State on Saturday and College of Charleston on Sunday, both at noon at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
Wofford edges UNCG men's tennis, 4-3
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – A hotly contested doubles point proved the difference Saturday as Wofford topped UNCG in Southern Conference men’s tennis action, 4-3 at the Reeves Tennis Center.
Spartans down Furman 5-2 on Friday
GREENVILLE, S.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team picked up a 5-2 win over Furman on Friday at the Mickel Tennis Center, with senior Orcun Seyrek clinching the match with a win over 110th-ranked Andrew Mellow.
East Carolina downs UNCG, 5-2
GREENVILLE, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team could manage only a pair of singles wins in a 5-2 loss at East Carolina on Wednesday. Freshman Randy Phillips won in both singles and doubles play.
UNCG to take on East Carolina on Wednesday
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will take a brief break from Southern Conference play when it heads to Greenville, N.C., on Wednesday for a match at East Carolina.
Spartans roll past Davidson, 5-2
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team picked up a 5-2 win over Davidson on Saturday at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
UNCG hosts Davidson on Saturday; start time moved to 10:30 a.m.
UNCG will try to bounce back from its first Southern Conference loss of the season when it hosts Davidson at the UNCG Tennis Courts on Saturday. The match has been moved up to a 10:30 a.m. start due to the threat of inclement weather later in the day.
Chattanooga rallies past UNCG for 4-3 SoCon win
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG swept through doubles play and won the first two singles matches, but Chattanooga rallied for four straight singles victories to steal the road win in Southern Conference men’s tennis action Sunday at the UNCG Tennis Courts, 4-3.
Spartans gut out 4-3 win over Eagles to open SoCon play
STATESBORO, Ga. – UNCG staged an incredible rally for its first Southern Conference win of the season, rebounding from dropping the doubles point and the first sets in four singles matches to claim a 4-3 win at Georgia Southern in the league opener for both teams.
Winthrop tops UNCG, 7-0
ROCK HILL, S.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team suffered a 7-0 setback at Winthrop on Thursday.
Spartans down Belmont 4-3 at Piedmont Indoor
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team snapped a two-match skid with a 4-3 win over Belmont at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center on Friday, with Chanon Varapongsittikul winning a three-set match at No. 3 singles to clinch the five-hour affair for the Spartans.
UNCG to host Belmont at Piedmont Indoor on Friday
UNCG will try to snap a two-match losing streak when it hosts Belmont at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center. The contest was originally supposed to be held at the UNCG Tennis Courts at 2 p.m. but has been moved because of the threat of inclement weather.
Charlotte downs UNCG on Friday, 4-3
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG dropped just its second home match in its last 27 tries Friday, falling to Charlotte by a 4-3 count at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
UNCG faces tough road task at No. 51 NC State
After evening its record with a pair of home wins last weekend, UNCG’s men’s tennis team heads to Raleigh, N.C., this weekend to take on No. 51 NC State at the Wolfpack’s J.W. Isenhour Tennis Complex.
Spartans even record with 5-2 win over UNC Asheville
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Ahmet Sarioglu won his final six games and survived two match points, gutting out a grueling three-set match at No. 2 singles to clinch UNCG’s 5-2 win over UNC Asheville at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center on Sunday.
No. 46 Memphis tops UNCG, 6-1
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Sophomore Chanon Varapongsittikul won a marathon match at No. 3 singles, but that was UNCG’s lone victory of the day as the Spartans fell at No. 46 Memphis on Sunday, 6-1, at The Racquet Club of Memphis.
Spartans drop dual opener to Tennessee Tech, 4-3
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – UNCG got off to a solid start by winning the doubles point, but Tennessee Tech rallied with four singles wins to take a 4-3 decision on neutral ground Saturday as the Spartans dropped their dual opener on the campus of the University of Memphis.
Seyrek ranked 11th in Carolina Region by ITA
SKILLMAN, N.J. – UNCG senior Orcun Seyrek is ranked 11th in the Carolina Region in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association singles rankings, the ITA announced Tuesday.
Spartans ink Danny Mack to men's tennis NLI
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team has signed high school senior Danny Mack to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Spartans next season, coach Thomas Mozur announced Wednesday.
Seyrek advances to round of 16 at USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – UNCG senior Orcun Seyrek took a straight-sets win Saturday at the USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional Championships to advance to Sunday’s round of 16 at North Carolina’s Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. Sophomore Ahmet Sarioglu saw his tournament end in the round of 32.
Seyrek, Sarioglu move on at USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional
DURHAM, N.C. and CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – UNCG senior Orcun Seyrek and sophomore Ahmet Sarioglu are still alive at the USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional Championships, being played at Duke’s Sheffield Tennis Center and North Carolina’s Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, with both advancing to the round of 32 with wins Friday.
UNCG men's tennis set for Elon Invitational this weekend
UNCG sophomore Jimmy Roueche and freshmen Will Kent and Randy Phillips will represent the Spartans this weekend at the Elon Invitational, being played at the Burlington Tennis Center and the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.
Three Spartans head to ITA All-American Championships
Senior Orcun Seyrek and sophomores Ahmet Sarioglu and Chanon Varapongsittikul will represent the UNCG men’s tennis team at the ITA Men’s All-American Championships at the University of Tulsa starting Saturday.
Double duo takes flight championship at UNCG Fall Invitational
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s doubles team of Chanon Varapongsittikul and Randy Phillips won the B doubles flight championship and Ahmet Sarioglu won the A1 singles consolation bracket as the Spartans wrapped up play at the UNCG Fall Invitational on Sunday at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
Three Spartans through to semis at UNCG Fall Invitational
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s Orcun Seyrek, Chanon Varapongsittikul and Jimmy Roueche are through to the semifinals of their respective singles flights after Friday’s first day of action at the UNCG Fall Invitational at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
Twenty-three UNCG student-athletes named Academic All-SoCon
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Twenty-three UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the spring 2011 Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced Thursday. The Spartans had a league-best four of the 13 student-athletes with perfect 4.0 GPAs.
UNCG finishes second in Commissioner's Cup, fifth in Germann Cup
CHARLESTON, S.C. – After a 2010-11 academic year that saw UNCG turn in competitive showings in virtually every sport, the Spartans finished second in the race for the Commissioner’s Cup and fifth in the extremely tight standings for the Germann Cup, the Southern Conference all-sports trophies for excellence in league competition.
Beyond Box Scores: Torres first to take advantage of ATP master's program
In the context of competition, the “ATP Masters” brand name refers to a series of major Association of Tennis Professionals events designed to keep the world’s eye on the game year-round. Marcio Torres still dreams of such things. But after logging in from Internet cafes in about 20 countries, the former UNCG star has put his own backspin on the phrase.
Furman drops UNCG 4-1 in SoCon quarterfinals
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team came up short in its bid to defend its Southern Conference Championship title, falling in the quarterfinal round to Furman on Thursday, 4-1 at the Champions Club.
Four Spartans earn postseason SoCon men's tennis honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Orcun Seyrek, Timion Meijs and Ahmet Sarioglu earned All-Southern Conference honors and Sarioglu and Chanon Varapongsittikul landed spots on the SoCon All-Freshman Team as the league office announced the 2011 postseason awards Tuesday. The awards were voted on by the conference’s 11 head coaches.
Defending-champion Spartans get first-round bye at SoCon Championship
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Defending-champion UNCG has earned a first-round bye at the upcoming Southern Conference Championship and will face the winner of the Furman-The Citadel match in the quarterfinals on Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Champions Club in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Spartans down Furman 6-1 on Senior Day
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Senior Yaroslav Litus celebrated Senior Day with wins in singles and doubles as UNCG closed the Southern Conference regular season with a 6-1 win over Furman on Monday.
UNCG to host Furman for Senior Day men's tennis match
UNCG will try to rebound from its worst loss of the season when it hosts Furman on Monday for its final match of the regular season. The contest will also serve as Senior Day for seniors Andrew Clark and Yaroslav Litus.
UNCG grabs dramatic 4-3 win over Elon to reclaim SoCon lead
GREENSBORO, N.C. – In a battle of the top two teams in the Southern Conference, Yaroslav Litus won a second-set tiebreaker at No. 3 singles to clinch UNCG’s 4-3 win over Elon on Wednesday and put the Spartans back on top of the league standings.
Men's tennis match vs. Furman rescheduled for April 11
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s Southern Conference men’s tennis match against Furman, which was rained out on March 27, has been rescheduled for April 11 at the UNCG Tennis Courts. The match will begin at 2:30 p.m.
UNCG eases past The Citadel 7-0 on Sunday
GREENSBORO, N.C.– UNCG swept through doubles and singles play to cruise to a 7-0 win over The Citadel on Sunday. The Spartans won every singles match in straight sets.
Spartans cruise past Georgia Southern, 6-1
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team swept through doubles play and picked up five singles wins on a gusty day at the UNCG Tennis Courts to down Georgia Southern in a Southern Conference tilt Saturday, 6-1.
UNCG returns to the courts this weekend with GSU and The Citadel
After having its last two matches postponed by rain, UNCG’s men’s tennis team will return to action this weekend when it hosts Georgia Southern on Saturday and The Citadel on Sunday for a pair of Southern Conference contests at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
Contest at Gardner-Webb postponed by inclement weather
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s scheduled men’s tennis match at Gardner-Webb on Thursday has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather in the Boiling Springs, N.C., area. The contest will be rescheduled at a later date.
App State hands UNCG first SoCon loss of season, 6-1
BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State snapped UNCG’s seven-match winning streak and handed the Spartans their first Southern Conference loss of the season Friday, picking up a 6-1 win that was much closer than the final score indicated.
Seyrek named SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG junior Orcun Seyrek was named the Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Wednesday for his performance in matches Feb. 28 through March 6.
Spartans top Longwood on Tuesday, 5-2
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG won its second straight match Tuesday, stepping out of conference play to down Longwood 5-2 at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
UNC Wilmington downs UNCG 6-1
WILMINGTON, N.C. – Redshirt freshman Zach Reece remained undefeated in singles play on the dual season, picking up UNCG’s lone win in a 6-1 loss at UNC Wilmington on Saturday.
UNCG heads to Wilmington for battle at UNCW
UNCG will try to move its record to 5-2 when it takes on UNC Wilmington on the road Saturday. The match is the Spartans’ final tune-up before opening Southern Conference play next weekend.
Spartans cruise past Navy, 6-1
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG snapped a two-match losing streak with a 6-1 win over Navy on Saturday at the Starmount Forest Country Club Indoor Courts. The Spartans won all six singles matches.
Spartans host Campbell, Navy this weekend in men's tennis action
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will put its 15-match home winning streak on the line when it hosts a pair of matches this weekend, taking on Campbell at the UNCG Tennis Courts on Friday and Navy at the Starmount Forest Country Club Indoor Courts on Saturday.
Spartans down USC Upstate on Sunday, 6-1
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG swept through the six singles matches after dropping a hotly contested doubles point, rallying past No. 61 USC Upstate on Sunday, 6-1.
UNCG picks up 4-3 road win over UNC Asheville
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team moved to 2-0 on the dual season with a 4-3 win at UNC Asheville on Saturday, dropping the doubles point but winning four singles matches to claim victory.
Varapongsittikul sends UNCG past Winthrop 4-3 in dual opener
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG freshman Chanon Varapongsittikul won a three-set epic at No. 5 singles as the Spartans rallied past defending Big South champion Winthrop in their dual opener at the Starmount Forest Country Club Indoor Courts on Saturday, 4-3.
Two Spartans join Seyrek in second round at ITA
DURHAM, N.C. UNCG had five players begin singles play at the ITA Carolinas Regional on Friday and two moved on to the round of 64 after recording victories in opening round action.
UNCG opens play at ITA Carolinas Regional
DURHAM, N.C. UNCG had all three doubles teams advance in the first round of play at the ITA Carolinas Regional mens tennis tournament on Thursday, but then saw all three duos fall in the second round of action.
Spartans gear up for ITA Carolinas Regional
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. UNCGs mens tennis team will open play in the ITA Carolinas Regional on Thursday afternoon. This years regional will be played on the North Carolina and Duke campuses.
Reece and Roueche win doubles flight at Elon Invitational
ELON, N.C. Redshirt freshman Zach Reece lost his bid for his second straight singles title, but won a doubles flight championship alongside Jimmy Roueche on the final day of action at the Elon Mens Tennis Fall Invitational.
Spartans head to Elon for weekend tournament
ELON, N.C. - The UNCG men's tennis team returns to action this weekend when it travels across I-40 to backyard rival Elon for the Elon Invitational beginning Friday.
Spartans return to action at Steve Baras Fall Classic
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. UNCGs mens tennis team gets back to its fall slate this weekend after a three-week layoff, heading to Chattanooga for the Steve Baras Fall Classic at the Champions Club. UNCG's Orcun Seyrek is the top seed in Flight 1.
Meijs, Seyrek lead way as five Spartans advance to semifinals
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Timon Meijs and Orcun Seyrek both advanced to the semifinal round in flight A1 singles to lead the list of five Spartans earning spots in Saturday’s semifinal round at the UNCG Men’s Tennis Fall Intercollegiate on Friday.
UNCG Athletics Hall of Fame class for 2010 announced
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Monday the members of the Athletics Hall of Fame class for 2010, consisting of mens tennis standout Alex Lehnhoff, womens soccer star Raila Maisonlahti, former administrator Ty Buckner and the members of the 1994 Spartan baseball squad.
UNCG announces 2010-11 men's tennis docket
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG men's tennis coach Thomas Mozur announced Tuesday his squad's schedule for the upcoming 2010-11 season, featuring a fall tournament at home for the second straight year and 10 spring season dual matches at home.
Twenty-four UNCG student-athletes named Academic All-SoCon
SPARTANBURG, S.C. Twenty-four UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the spring 2010 Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced Wednesday. The Spartans Joey Thompson (mens track and field) and Mikayla Rogers (womens tennis) accounted for two of the six perfect 4.0 GPAs in the league.
UNCG teams receive good marks in latest APR release
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday that all 18 Spartan athletic teams have met satisfactory standards when the institution's Academic Progress Report (APR) scores were announced by the NCAA earlier in the day.
UNCG falls at Georgia, 4-0, in first round of NCAA Tournament
ATHENS, Ga. - Eleventh-seeded Georgia snapped a three-match losing streak and ended UNC Greensboro's first-ever NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament trip with a 4-0 win in first round action at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on Saturday afternoon
UNCG to face Georgia in opening round of NCAA Tourney
GREENSBORO, N.C. - It was a long wait to see their name pop up, but UNC Greensboro finally appeared on the last set of bracket on the television screen, learning it will face No. 11-seeded Georgia (17-7) in Athens, Ga., for the opening round of the 2010 NCAA Men's Tennis Championship as was announced when the 64-team field was revealed on Tuesday.
UNCG to face Georgia in opening round of NCAA Tourney
GREENSBORO, N.C. - It was a long wait to see their name pop up, but UNC Greensboro finally appeared on the last set of brackets on the television screen, learning it will face No. 11-seeded Georgia (17-7) in Athens, Ga., for the opening round of the 2010 NCAA Men's Tennis Championship as was announced when the 64-team field was revealed on Tuesday.
UNCG wins SoCon men's tennis title, downs Elon in thriller, 4-3
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Playing in arguably the biggest set in the UNC Greensboro men's tennis program's history, Yaroslav Litus and Jacob Wright won four of the final five games to win a decisive doubles match and lift UNCG past Elon, 4-3, in the title match at the 2010 Southern Conference Men's Tennis Championship on Sunday afternoon.
UNCG tops Furman, earns spot in conference title match
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - UNC Greensboro's Orcun Seyrek tied a school record with his 27th win of the season as the third-seeded Spartans earned a spot in the Southern Conference men's tennis championship match with a 4-1 win over second-seeded Furman at Patriots Point on Saturday afternoon.
Seyrek, Kumdereli earn All-SoCon honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro's Orcun Seyrek earned first-team all-conference in singles and doubles alongside Arsel Kumdereli when the Southern Conference announced its men's tennis awards on Thursday.
UNCG falls at No. 74 College of Charleston, Seyrek's streak snapped
CHARLESTON, S.C. - UNC Greensboro's Orcun Seyrek saw his streak of 15 straight victories in singles play snapped as the Spartans suffered their first conference loss of the season, falling at No. 74 College of Charleston, 6-1, in Southern Conference men's tennis action.
UNCG clinches SoCon Tournament slot with win over Appalachian State
Greensboro, N.C.- With the win, UNCG clinched a spot in the the Southern Conference Tournament at the end of the month. The Spartans stayed perfect in SoCon play, running their mark to 7-0 in league play and 14-3 overall. UNCG finished its home slate 11-0 this season and will carry its school-record home winning streak into next year.
Spartans win 12th straight at home, top Elon 4-3
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Timion Meijs and Arsel Kumdereli won straight-set singles matches to cap off UNC Greensboro's 4-3 win over Elon in Southern Conference men's tennis action Wednesday afternoon.
UNCG stays unbeaten in SoCon, tops Wofford
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Orcun Seyrek extended his personal winning streak to 11 straight matches and picked up win No. 20 on the season as UNC Greensboro remained unbeaten in SoCon play with a 5-2 win at Wofford in men's tennis action Saturday afternoon.
Spartans open SoCon play with 5-2 win over Chattanooga
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro opened its 2010 Southern Conference men's tennis slate with a 5-2 over Chattanooga on Friday at the UNCG Tennis Courts. The Spartans swept through doubles and won three singles matches in straight sets.
UNCG rolls to fourth straight win, beats Longwood 6-1
GREENSBORO, N.C.- UNC Greensboro swept all three doubles matches and claimed four of six singles matches in straight sets on its way to a 6-1 win over Longwood in nonconference men's tennis action Sunday afternoon.
UNCG rolls past Charlotte to move to 5-1 on season
GREENSBORO, N.C.- UNC Greensboro raised its record to 5-1 on the spring season with a convincing 7-0 win over in-state rival Charlotte in men's tennis action Sunday evening at Starmount Country Club.
UNCG rolls past UNC Asheville, 7-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro won two of three doubles matches and then swept through all six singles matches to top in-state rival UNC Asheville, 7-0, in men's tennis action Saturday night at Starmount Country Club.
Spartans open spring slate with 5-2 win over Gardner-Webb
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's men's tennis team swept through doubles play and won four of the six singles matches in taking a 5-2 win over Gardner-Webb at the Starmount Forest Country Club to open the spring slate Saturday
Spartans earn spots in three Sunday finals at UNCW
WILMINGTON, N.C. - Orcun Seyrek earned a spot in the singles flight A finals and he awaits a possible match-up with teammate Arsel Kumdereli on Sunday at the UNC Wilmington Fall Invitational men's tennis tournament.
Seyrek, Wright advance to semifinals at UNCW
WILMINGTON, N.C. - Orcun Seyrek and Jacob Wright both earned a spot in the semifinal round in their respective brackets as UNC Greensboro opened play at the UNCW Fall Invitational.
Seyrek ranked No. 95 in ITA preseason rankings
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro sophomore Orcun Seyrek is ranked No. 95 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) Top 125 preseason rankings, which were released over the weekend.
Twenty-six UNCG student-athletes take Academic All-SoCon honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. Twenty-six UNC Greensboro student-athletes earned spots on the Spring Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced recently. The team included 320 student-athletes from all 12 member schools, representing the sports of mens and womens golf, mens and womens tennis, mens and womens outdoor track and field, baseball and softball.
Zabkar, Redelinghuys, Vaccaro named asst. coaches
GREENSBORO, NC The UNC Greensboro athletic department announced three part-time assistant coaching additions to various sport staffs, all of which are former student-athletes returning to assist their former teams. Erica Zabkar has been added as an assistant womens tennis coach, Martin Redelinghuys has been added as a part time mens tennis coach, and Nicolas Vaccaro has been added as an assistant in the cross country and track programs.
UNCG now accepting summer camp registrations
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The 2011 UNCG summer camp dates are rapidly approaching. Summer camps are available for baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.