2013-14 Golden Eagle Tennis News

May 15, 2014
NCAA Report: Golden Eagle tennis team tops OVC in 2014 APR
For the fifth consecutive year, all 14 Tennessee Tech athletic teams comfortably exceeded the national standard for the the NCAA multi-year Athletic Progress Rate (APR), and the Golden Eagle tennis team topped the OVC.

May 13, 2014
Esteban wins Maverick Award, Arovin named tennis team MVP
Sophomore Alex Arovin was named MVP and freshman Alberto Esteban received the Johnny Donnelly Maverick Award as Tennessee Tech tennis coach Kenny Doyle gathered his team to present the 2014 team awards.

April 16, 2014
Arovin, Esteban earn first-team all-OVC tennis team honors
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Tennessee Tech sophomore Alex Arovin and freshman Alberto Esteban have been voted first-team all-conference by the Ohio Valley Conference tennis coaches. The honors were announced Wednesday at the OVC Tournament.

April 13, 2014
Golden Eagles top Morehead State, 5-2, in season finale
Tennessee Tech went down fighting Sunday. The Golden Eagle tennis team defeated Morehead State, 5-2, in the regular season finale but the win wasn't quite enough to earn one of the six seeds in the OVC Tournament.

April 12, 2014
Eastern Kentucky captures 5-2 OVC win over Golden Eagles
Eastern Kentucky put a point on the scoreboard with a pair of doubles victories, then polished off wins in four of the six singles bouts to capture a 5-2 win over Tennessee Tech in the midst of a heated race to claim spots in the OVC Tournament.

April 11, 2014
Golden Eagles hosts two important OVC matches on final weekend of season
The Tennessee Tech tennis team could be facing a must-win situation this weekend when it wraps up the regular season with two home matches against Eastern Kentucky and Morehead State. The outcomes could determine whether the Golden Eagles reach the OVC Tournament.

April 10, 2014
Tech tennis standout keeps an eye on happenings in his home country of Ukraine
Sophomore Oleksiy Arovin is Tennessee Tech's top tennis player. He is also the lone Ukrainian student at the university, keeping up with family and friends amid the turmoil in his homeland.

April 6, 2014
Golden Eagles blank Tennessee State in Sunday OVC match
NASHVILLE -- The Tennessee Tech tennis team had little trouble Sunday in posting a 7-0 victory over Tennessee State in Ohio Valley Conference action in the Music City.

April 5, 2014
Tiebreakers go to Bruins as Belmont edges Tech in OVC match
Belmont captured a couple of points on tiebreakers to pull out a 4-3 victory over Tennessee Tech Saturday in Ohio Valley Conference tennis action.

April 4, 2014
Golden Eagles face three matches in three days, starting Friday on a neutral court
With just two weeks remaining in the regular season, the Tennessee Tech tennis team faces three matches in three days this weekend, opening with a non-conference match on neutral courts followed by a pair of crucial Ohio Valley Conference bouts in Nashville.

March 27, 2014
Esteban, Cintas lift Golden Eagles in come-from-behind OVC win over Govs
Alberto Esteban and Alvaro Cintas won the final two matches of the afternoon, helping Tennessee Tech pull out a 4-3 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Austin Peay in tennis action Thursday afternoon.

March 26, 2014
Golden Eagles welcome Austin Peay Thursday in rescheduled match
Postponed a couple weeks ago due to lousy weather, Tennessee Tech's Ohio Valley Conference tennis match with Austin Peay is set for 1 p.m. Thursday on the TTU campus courts.

March 23, 2014
Golden Eagles drop close contest at SIUE
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Play at the bottom of the lineup proved to be the difference Sunday as SIU Edwardsville collected a 4-3 Ohio Valley Conference tennis victory over Tennessee Tech at the Edwardsville YMCA. The Cougars clinched the match with a victory in the No. 6 singles spot.

March 22, 2014
Eastern Illinois grabs 5-2 OVC home win over Golden Eagles
Things never quite worked out Saturday for the Tennessee Tech tennis team, which dropped a 5-2 Ohio Valley Conference match at Eastern Illinois. The Golden Eagles got wins in the two top singles positions, but that was all they could muster in falling to the host Panthers.

March 20, 2014
Northern road swing includes OVC matches at Eastern Illinois and SIUE
The Tennessee Tech tennis team heads to Eastern Illinois Saturday and SIUE Sunday to face a pair of teams that have never beaten the Golden Eagles.

March 19, 2014
Bump in the road: Golden Eagle tennis team falls at Jax State, 4-3
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -- The Tennessee Tech tennis team lost its Ohio Valley Conference road match at Jacksonville State Wednesday afternoon, falling to the Gamecocks, 4-3.

March 15, 2014
Golden Eagles sweep Murray State, 7-0, to open conference slate
The Tennessee Tech tennis team swept Murray State, 7-0, Saturday to open Ohio Valley Conference play with their 17th consecutive regular season league victory. Sunday's match with Austin Peay has been postponed due to anticipated cold and poor weather.

March 14, 2014
Tech's begins quest for third straight OVC Championship
The Tennessee Tech tennis team hosts a pair of visitors this weekend to open Ohio Valley Conference play, as the Golden Eagles begin their quest for a third consecutive regular season league championship.

March 10, 2014
Golden Eagles topped by D-II No. 4 Georgia Gwinnett Grizzlies
The fourth-ranked Division II tennis team in the nation, Georgia Gwinnett College remained unbeated Monday and improved to 9-0 by taking a 6-1 match from Tennessee Tech.

March 9, 2014
Birds of Prey: Kennesaw Owls claim 5-2 win over Golden Eagles
Tennessee Tech dropped the first of its two matches in Georgia with a 5-2 loss at Kennesaw State on Sunday at Fair Oaks Park in Marietta.

March 7, 2014
Golden Eagles face pair of matches in Georgia
Nine days since claiming its first victory of the season, the Tennessee Tech tennis team returns to the court for the first time Sunday morning with a match at Kennesaw State. The Golden Eagles will follow that with a Monday morning contest at Georgia Gwinnett College.

February 28, 2014
Golden Eagles slip past Lipscomb for first dual match victory
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Tech notched its first dual match victory Friday night, claiming a 4-3 decision over Lipscomb at the Richland Country Club.

February 26, 2014
Golden Eagles face Lipscomb Friday at Richland Country Club
The Tennessee Tech tennis team has been on the practice courts for the past 10 days, and Friday night will return to action with a dual match against Lipscomb at the Richland Country Club at 7 p.m.

February 16, 2014
Georgia State edges past Golden Eagle tennis team, 4-3
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Georgia State captured wins in the bottom of the singles ladder to clinch a 4-3 non-conference victory Sunday over Tennessee Tech in a match played at the Peachtree City Indoor Tennis Center.

February 14, 2014
One day later than expected, Tech visits Georgia State Sunday morning
The match will take place one day later than originally scheduled due to weather concerns in the Peach State, as Tennessee Tech visits Georgia State Sunday for a tennis match beginning at 10 a.m. CT.

February 9, 2014
UNC Asheville Bulldogs claim 6-1 win over Tennessee Tech
Tennessee Tech put up a good fight before dropping the doubles point, then fell in five of six singles events as the UNC Ashville Bulldogs claimed a 6-1 victory over the Golden Eagles in a non-conference tennis match Sunday afternoon in the Asheville Racquet Club Downtown.

February 6, 2014
Golden Eagle tennis team visits UNC Asheville for Sunday match
Led by newcomer Oleksiy Arovin in the No. 1 position, the Tennessee Tech tennis team visits UNC Asheville for a Sunday afternoon match.

January 30, 2014
Road Tested: Long day in Louisville nets losses to Rockets and Cards
The Tennessee Tech tennis team dropped two non-conference matches Thursday in Louisville, falling to Toledo, 5-2, in the morning and taking a 6-1 defeat at the hands of No. 47 Louisville in the evening.

January 28, 2014
Golden Eagles in Louisville Thursday to face Rockets, Cardinals
The Tennessee Tech tennis team will spend the entire day Thursday in Louisville, facing the Toledo Rockets at 8 a.m. and the Louisville Cardinals at 5 p.m., both in the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center.

January 25, 2014
Golden Eagle tennis team drops Saturday afternoon contest at Chattanooga
Despite an early lead following doubles play, the Tennessee Tech tennis team couldn’t maintain it’s momentum and dropped a 4-2 non-conference dual match to Chattanooga Saturday afternoon at the Hixson Racquet Club.

January 23, 2014
Golden Eagle net squad in Chattanooga Saturday to face Mocs
The Tennessee Tech tennis team heads to Chattanooga Saturday for a match at noon against the UTC Mocs. The match will be played at the Hixson Racquet Club.

January 18, 2014
No. 6 Volunteers sweep Golden Eagles in season-opening match
The sixth-ranked Tennessee Volunteers swept to wins in every event Saturday morning in handing Tennessee Tech a 7-0 loss in the season-opening dual match for both squads.

January 16, 2014
Golden Eagles open spring slate at No. 6 Tennessee Saturday
Two-time defending Ohio Valley Conference regular season tennis champion Tennessee Tech will get the spring dual match schedule underway this Saturday when it travels to Knoxville to challenge No. 6 Tennessee at 9 a.m.

December 31, 2013
SCHOLAR POWER: Tech student-athletes post highest combined GPA in history
Tennessee Tech student-athletes posted the highest combined GPA in school history during the fall semester, with four teams registering the highest semester GPA in the history of their sports.

November 1, 2013
Golden Eagle tennis team concludes fall season at Winthrop Fall Invitational
ROCK HILL, S.C. - It's the beginning of the end of the fall season for the Tennessee Tech tennis team as the Golden Eagles head to South Carolina for the Winthrop Fall Invitational from Friday, Nov. 1 to Sunday, Nov. 3.

November 1, 2013
Tech tennis team claims another consolation championship, closes out fall season
ROCK HILL, S.C. – The Tennessee Tech tennis team put together a solid finish to its fall season over the weekend, claiming its second consolation championship in as many weeks while competing at the Winthrop Invitational.

October 28, 2013
Tech tennis team grabs consolation title off racket of Jain in Elon, N.C.
ELON, N.C. – Another event led to another solid showing by the Tennessee Tech tennis team over the weekend, as the Golden Eagles tangled in the east at the Elon Fall Invitational in Elon, N.C.

October 25, 2013
Tech tennis team to compete in Elon Fall Invitational in North Carolina
ELON, N.C. - The Tennessee Tech tennis team will once again hit the courts, heading to the Elon Fall Invitational in Elon, N.C. Friday, Oct. 25. The tournament will run from Friday morning until Sunday, Oct. 27.

October 21, 2013
Golden Eagle tennis team puts up strong showing at Grizzly Open
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – There were solid results across the board for the Tennessee Tech tennis team this past weekend, as several Golden Eagles left it all out on the court at the Grizzly Open hosted by Georgia Gwinnett College.

October 18, 2013
Golden Eagle tennis heads south for Grizzly Open in Lawrenceville, Ga.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - After a solid showing at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships, the Tennessee Tech tennis team will hit the courts again this weekend as it travels south to Lawrenceville, Ga. for the Grizzly Open.

October 11, 2013
Tech tennis team at USTA/ITA Regional Championships in Knoxville
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Tech tennis team is back in action Friday morning as the Golden Eagles head east for the USTA/ITA Regional Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. This marks the second time in three years that the University of Tennessee will host the event.

October 11, 2013
Tech tennis team collects early success at USTA/ITA Regional Championships
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech tennis team was back in action this past weekend, as the Golden Eagles participated in the USTA/ITA Regional Championships hosted by the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

September 29, 2013
Esteban shines for Golden Eagles at UTC/Steve Baras Fall Classic
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The Tennessee Tech tennis team is starting to find its groove, as the Golden Eagles posted several singles and doubles victories over the weekend at the UTC/Steve Baras Fall Classic hosted by Chattanooga.

September 27, 2013
Tech tennis team makes trip to 31st UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - After nearly 10 days without an event, the Tennessee Tech tennis team will return to action Friday as the Golden Eagles make their way to the UTC/Baras Fall Classic at the Champions Club.

September 13, 2013
Golden Eagle tennis team opens 2013-14 season in Athens, Ga.
ATHENS, Ga. - It's tennis time in Cookeville as the Tennessee Tech tennis team will open the 2013 fall tournament schedule this weekend at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the University of Georgia campus in the Southern Intercollegiate Championships.

September 13, 2013
Tech tennis team gains early fall experience at Southern Intercollegiate Championships
ATHENS, Ga. - After four days of competition at one of the premier college tournaments in the nation, the Tennessee Tech men's tennis team collected valuable experience during the Southern Intercollegiate Championships over the weekend.