2010-11 Men's Tennis News

May 17, 2011
Joe Adewumi Earns Second Consecutive America East All-Academic Team Honor
Cambridge, Mass.- Junior tennis standout Joe Adewumi (Phoenix, Ariz./North Canyon) earned his second consecutive America East All-Academic team honor, as announced by the league office today.

May 6, 2011
Tennis Standout Gaulthier Berret Named to America East First Team; Four Others Cited by League
Cambridge, Mass. – UMBC sophomore Gaulthier Berret (Lagny Sur Marne, France) was named to the America East Conference men’s tennis first-team in singles competition in balloting done by the league’s coaches.

May 3, 2011
Adewumi, Kennedy Named 2011 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sport Scholars
BALTIMORE—UMBC men’s tennis junior Joe Adewumi (Phoenix, Ariz./North Canyon) and volleyball junior Iman Kennedy (Charlotte, N.C./Independence) have been named 2011 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

May 1, 2011
Men's Tennis Edged by Binghamton, 4-1, in America East Title Match
New Haven, Conn. – The UMBC men’s tennis team suffered a tough 4-1 loss to Binghamton in the title match of the 2011 America East Championships.

April 29, 2011
Men's Tennis Seeded Second in Weeekend's America East Championships; Open Saturday vs. No. 3 Boston U.
Cambridge, Mass. – The UMBC men’s tennis team will begin its quest for their second America East title when they face Boston U. in the conference semifinals on Saturday, April 30 at 10:00 a.m.

April 17, 2011
Senior Mwali Phiri Sparks Men's Tennis 5-2 Victory Over Georgetown
Baltimore – In his final home match, senior Mwali Phiri (Yonkers, N.Y.) squeezed out victories in singles and doubles and helped UMBC to a 5-2 win over Georgetown.

April 11, 2011
Men's Tennis Rallies to Knock Off Temple, 4-3
Baltimore – UMBC sophomore Gaulthier Berret (Lagny Sur Marne, France) rallied from a set down to win at No. 5 singles, capping a Retriever rally which culminated in a 4-3 victory over Temple at the UMBC Tennis Courts.

April 11, 2011
Men's Tennis Rebounds in 7-0 Shutout of Norfolk State
Baltimore – The UMBC men’s tennis team got back to its winning ways with a 7-0 shutout of Norfolk State in a match played on April 9 at the UMBC Tennis Complex.

April 3, 2011
Men's Tennis Upended by Defending League Champion Binghamton
BALTIMORE – The UMBC men’s tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to three-time defending America East champion Binghamton on Saturday evening at Twin Lakes RC.

March 26, 2011
Men's Tennis Edged at Florida Atlantic, 4-3
Boca Raton, Fla.- The UMBC men’s tennis team saw its five-match winning streak come to a narrow end, as the host Florida Atlantic Owls nipped UMBC, 4-3 in the Retrievers final spring break contest.

March 22, 2011
Rasid Winklaar Earns America East Tennis Honor for Third Time in Last Four Weeks
Cambridge, Mass.—For the third time in four weeks, UMBC junior Rasid Winklaar (Willemstad, Curacao/Abraham Baldwin College) was named America East Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches ending March 21, 2011.

March 19, 2011
Men's Tennis Heads to Florida After Fourth Straight Win, 6-1 at Howard
Washington, D.C. – The UMBC men’s tennis team won its fourth straight match with a 6-1 decision over host Howard University on Friday, March 18.

March 12, 2011
Men's Tennis Blanks America East Foe Hartford, 7-0
Baltimore—The UMBC men’s tennis team blanked America East foe Hartford, 7-0, in the first match of the year played at UMBC’s home courts.

March 8, 2011
Back-to-Back: Winklaar Again Named America East Men's Tennis Player of the Week
Cambridge, Mass.—For the second consecutive week, UMBC’s Rasid Winklaar (Willemstad, Curacao/Abraham Baldwin College) took home the America East Conference men’s tennis Player of the Week honor.

March 6, 2011
Men's Tennis Wins Tough Local Battle With Navy, 4-0
The UMBC men’s tennis team improved to 7-3 on the season as they defeated Navy, 4-0, at Twin Lakes Racquet Club in Baltimore.

March 2, 2011
Rasid Winklaar Named America East Men's Tennis Player of the Week
Cambridge, Mass.--UMBC newcomer Rasid Winklaar (Willemstad, Curacao/Abraham Baldwin College) was named America East Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches ending Feb. 27, 2011.

February 27, 2011
Men's Tennis Blanks St. Joseph's After Dropping Tough Contest at Penn
The UMBC men’s tennis team split a tennis version of a day-night doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 26, as the Retrievers dropped a morning match to Ivy League power Penn, 5-2, in the morning in Philadelphia, but blanked St. Joseph’s, 6-0, in the evening in Ambler, Pa.

February 20, 2011
Men's Tennis Drops Decision to National Power VCU
Richmond--The UMBC men’s tennis team had its three-match winning streak snapped by national power VCU (9-3), 7-0 in a morning match.

February 12, 2011
Men's Tennis Rallies to Upset Old Dominion, 4-3
Norfolk, Va.—The UMBC men’s tennis team rallied for a dramatic 4-3 win at Old Dominion and improved to 5-1 on the young season.

February 9, 2011
Joe Adewumi Kicks Off Tennis Season With Player of the Week Honor
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC junior Joe Adewumi (Phoenix, Ariz./North Canyon) kicked of the 2011 spring tennis season with impressive efforts to garner America East Player of the Week accolades.

October 25, 2010
Men's Tennis Concludes Fall Campaign at ITA Atlantic Regionals
Charlottesville, Va.--The men’s tennis team concluded the fall portion of its schedule at the 2010 ITA Atlantic regions at the University of Virginia.

October 10, 2010
Adewumi, Phiri Shine Again for Men's Tennis at Navy Gold Invitational
Annapolis, Md.—The UMBC men’s tennis team competed in the Navy Gold Tennis Invitational this weekend, along with squads from Georgetown, George Washington and the host Midshipmen.