Among several great performances in 2012-13 by a variety of Tennessee Tech's male athletes, nobody was quite as dominant as senior tennis standout Syrym Abdukhalikov, who has been chosen as the school's Outstanding Male Athlete.
Heath Dwenger’s former teammates and college friends are determined he won’t be forgotten. Using a creative, unique idea for a worldwide fundraising effort, the idea received more than $23,000 toward a scholarship endowment in Dwenger’s memory.
For the ninth consecutive semester, Tennessee Tech’s student-athletes have teamed up to top 3.0 for their combined grade point average. The 14-team GPA for the 2013 spring semester was 3.161, with two squads posting their highest team GPA in history.
For the members of the Golden Eagle tennis team, heading home for the summer is not as easy as most Tennessee Tech students. The players on the 2013 roster hail from seven different countries from South America to Europe.
Word came recently of the death of former Tennessee Tech tennis player Heath Dwenger, the first recipient of the Johnny Donnelly Maverick Award in 1999. Former team manager Brooks shares his thoughts about Heath.
Senior Syrym Abdukhalikov was named the MVP and sophomore Vasily Eremeev received the Johnny Donnelly Maverick Award Thursday as Tennessee Tech tennis coach Kenny Doyle gathered his team on final time to celebrate the 2013 championship season.
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Syrym Abdukhalikov was named the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year and Kenny Doyle received Coach of the Year honors when the league announced the 2013 tennis awards Thursday at the tournament dinner.
After finishing off the Golden Eagle season undefeated in conference play, Tennessee Tech senior Syrym Abdukhalikov earned his third straight adidas Ohio Valley Conference Male Athlete of the Week in tennis.
With a 5-2 victory Sunday at Murray State, the Tennessee Tech tennis team completed its second consecutive sweep of Ohio Valley Conference foes, clinching the regular season league championship with a 9-0 record.
Tennessee Tech cleared a major hurdle Saturday with a 5-2 road win over Austin Peay, clinching at least a share of the OVC Tennis regular season title. The Golden Eagles can claim the crown outright Sunday with a win at Murray State.
A victory Saturday at Austin Peay would leave Tech as the only unbeaten team in the conference, and clear the way for the Golden Eagles to capture back-to-back regular season championships by finishing the schedule with another win Sunday at Murray State.
With a 5-2 victory Sunday over visiting Eastern Illinois, the Tennessee Tech tennis team improved to 7-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference and has clinched one of the top two seeds in the upcoming conference tournament.
The Tennessee Tech tennis team wraps up its OVC home schedule this weekend hosting SIUE on Saturday and Eastern Illinois on Sunday. The Golden Eagles are currently 5-0 in OVC play, with three of those wins coming at home.
Tennessee Tech senior Syrym Abdukhalikov has been named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Male Athlete of the Week in tennis. Abdukhalikov went 2-0 at No. 1 singles and 2-0 at the No. 1 doubles spot last week.
RICHMOND, Ky. -- The Tennessee Tech tennis team pulled out a 4-3 victory Saturday at Eastern Kentucky, improving to 4-0 in Ohio Valley Conference action this year and running its regular season OVC winning streak to 12 straight.
Syrym Abdukhalikov rallied late in his No. 1 singles match to capture a victory which clinched a narrow, 4-3 win for Tennessee Tech Saturday at Morehead State in Ohio Valley Conference tennis action. It was Tech's 11th straight regular season OVC win.
The Tennessee Tech tennis team, 2-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference this season and owning a 10-match league regular season winning streak, will be in Kentucky this weekend for a pair of conference tests.
Tennessee Tech continued its dominance over Tennessee State Saturday, claiming a 7-0 victory over the Tigers in Ohio Valley Conference tennis action to post the Golden Eagles' first victory of the season.
The Tennessee Tech tennis team opens Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend, hosting a pair of in-state rivals with Tennessee State paying a Saturday visit and league newcomer Belmont in town Sunday.