Winning the regular season OVC title with a perfect 8-0 record gave the Tennessee Tech tennis team the top seed in this weekend's conference tournament. The Golden Eagles begin play in the semifinals Saturday morning in Nashville.
Vasily Eremeev claimed the deciding point as the Tennessee Tech tennis team topped Jacksonville State, 4-3, Saturday in the semifinals of the Ohio Valley Conference men's tennis tournament in Nashville. Tech plays in the championship Sunday morning.
Kenny Doyle was named the Coach of the Year and both Syrym Abduhkalikov and Alejandro Augusto earned all-conference nods when the Ohio Valley Conference announced tennis awards for the 2012 season Thursday in Nashville.
With a 6-1 victory Saturday over Eastern Illinois, Tennessee Tech clinched at least a share of the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference men’s tennis championship, and secured the No. 1 seed at next week’s OVC Tournament. Sunday Tech will try to win the title outright when it plays its regular season finale at SIU Edwardsville.
Golden Eagle Vasily Eremeev fought back from way behind Tuesday and clinched his singles point, giving the Tennessee Tech tennis team a 4-3 victory over Austin Peay in a battle between the league's two unbeaten squads.
Much is at stake when the Tennessee Tech and Austin Peay tennis teams step onto the TTU Campus Courts Tuesday for an OVC Showdown at 1 p.m. Both teams come into the contest with 5-0 records in conefrence play.
A showdown between two Ohio Valley Conference unbeaten tennis teams is set up for Thursday in Cookeville when Tennessee Tech will host Austin Peay. On Sunday, the Golden Eagles remained perfect in the league with a 5-2 win at Jacksonville State.
With an altered lineup that turned his two top players into spectators for the day, coach Kenny Doyle's Golden Eagle tennis team posted a 6-1 Ohio Valley Conference win over Tennessee State Saturday in Nashville.
Tennessee Tech freshman Alejandro Augusto was named Tuesday as the Ohio Valley Conference co-Player of the Week for his important role in helping the Golden Eagles win two OVC matches over the weekend.
The Tennessee Tech tennis team completed a sweep of its two Ohio Valley Conference weekend matches, downing Morehead State Sunday afternoon, 5-2. Tech is unbeaten in OVC play at 2-0 and has won three matches in a row.
The Tennessee Tech tennis team stunned favored Eastern Kentucky Saturday, 4-3, snapping a regular season winning streak by the Colonels that had grown to 25 consecutive matches. Freshman Alejandro Augusto claimed the winning point.
For the first time this season, the Tennessee Tech tennis team will play a home match and will also see it's initial Ohio Valley Conference action, when the Golden Eagles welcome Eastern Kentucky Saturday and Morhead State Sunday.
The Tennessee Tech tennis team has been selected to finish third in the Ohio Valley Conference standings by the head coaches from around the OVC and two Golden Eagles have received preseason recognition