Golden Eagle womens tennis victorious in final matchOne day after the announcement that the womens tennis program at Tennessee Tech University would be suspended following this season, the Golden Eagles performed nearly flawlessly in a 7-0 sweep over Tennessee State at the Tech Tennis Courts.
Tennessee Tech University Athletics restructures sports programsTennessee Tech has announced a strategic restructuring of its intercollegiate sports programs. The move is an effort to maximize financial resources and ensure sustained athletics competitiveness in the OVC. Two athletic teams rifle and womens tennis will be suspended effective July 1.
Tennis matches vs. TSU moved to 2 p.m. Friday; Final home actionThe Ohio Valley Conference tennis matches between Tennessee Tech and Tennessee State will start three hours later than originally scheduled. The women's and men's teams will now square off at 2 p.m. on the Tech campus tennis courts, in the final home contest of the year for the Golden Eagle teams.
Morehead State handles TTU women, 5-2Morehead State jumped out to an early lead and the Tennessee Tech womens tennis team could not come back as the Golden Eagles fell, 5-2, at the Sadler Courts on Tuesday.
Tech women's tennis squad tripped by Murray State, 5-2Tennessee Tech got a couple of straight set victories in singles action and took a double contest, but Murray State prevailed over the Golden Eagles, 5-2, in Ohio Valley Conference women's tennis action Saturday afternoon.
Womens tennis downs Southeast Missouri, 5-2Singles victories at No. 3 through No. 6 along with a sweep of the doubles competition led the Tennessee Tech womens tennis team to a 5-2 victory against Southeast Missouri on Tuesday evening at the Redhawks Sorts Complex.
Austin Peay defeats Tech, 5-2, in womens tennisA win in the doubles competition was not enough to propel the Tennessee Tech womens tennis team to a victory on Friday as the Austin Peay Lady Govs defeated the Golden Eagles, 5-2, at the Tech Tennis Courts.
Busy weekend awaits Tech mens and womens tennisFollowing a 13-day layoff from competition, the Tennessee Tech mens and womens tennis teams will return to the court this week. The women have three matches in four days on their slate, while the men will play twice.
Schedule changes announced for Saturday's actionA couple of schedule changes have been announced for the tennis matches and baseball game on Saturday at Tennessee Tech. The tennis matches are moving indoors at Fairfield Glade and the baseball game will begin an hour earlier at 1 p.m.
Mens tennis wins second straight; women fall in season openerAfter sweeping the doubles competition, the Tennessee Tech mens tennis team won five of six singles matches to take a 6-1 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Tennessee Tech womens team had its 2010 season opener spoiled with a 6-1 loss to the Salukis.
Mens and womens tennis set to dual with Southern IllinoisThe Tennessee Tech womens tennis team begins its spring schedule, while the men look to make it two straight wins this weekend as both teams travel to Carbondale, Ill., to play Southern Illinois. Both teams are scheduled to take the court at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Womens tennis sends four to the Hokie Fall InvitationalFour members of the Tennessee Tech womens tennis team will represent the Golden Eagles at Virginia Tech this weekend in the Hokie Fall Invitational. The three-day event begins on Friday, Oct. 2 and will conclude on Sunday, Oct. 4.
Doyle featured on The Capital Sports ReportThe national sports blog "The Capital Sports Report" recently did an interview with Golden Eagle tennis coach Kenny Doyle, discussing his playing career before he became a collegiate head coach.
Kenny Doyle named as new Golden Eagle tennis coachKenny Doyle, an assistant coach at Winthrop University for the past three years and former head coach at Campbell University for 10 years, has been named as head coach of the Tennessee Tech mens and womens tennis teams.