Men's Tennis Tabbed No. 2 Seed as UMBC Prepares to Host America East ChampionshipsCambridge, Mass. – The UMBC men’s tennis team will be the No. 2 seed for the America East Conference Men’s Tennis Championships, which begin on Friday, April 25 at the Wilde Lake Community Center in Columbia, Md. The Retrievers (12-9) serve as the host institution and will take on the No. 3-seeded Stony Brook Seawolves (12-6) in the first semifinal match on Friday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m.
Men's Tennis Welcomes Georgetown on Wednesday AfternoonBALTIMORE – The UMBC men’s tennis team plays is penultimate home match of the 2014 season when the Retrievers welcome Georgetown to the Retriever Tennis Complex on Wednesday, April 9. The opening serves are set to take place at 2:00 p.m.
Akinshemoyin Wins Clincher as Men's Tennis Edges Xavier, 4-3Baltimore, Md. – The UMBC men’s tennis team defeat Xavier, 4-3, at the UMBC Tennis Complex, snapping a four game losing streak and improving to 10-7 on the campaign. The hero of the day was freshman Biyik Akinshemoyin (Laurel, Md. / Resevoir), who played the last match of the day and triumphed, 7-5, in the third set.
Men's Tennis Gets Back to Work Versus Outstanding Xavier Squad on SaturdayBALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s tennis team will host Temple and Xavier this weekend, while both teams will face the Musketeers on Saturday. The women’s match against Temple will begin Friday at 1:00 p.m. while the matches against Xavier will start at 11:00 a.m. Both contests will be played at the Retriever Tennis Complex.
Carter, Svard Shine in Singles, But Sacramento State Nips UMBC, 4-2Sacramento, Calif. – In a tightly-contested match, the host Sacramento State Hornets edged UMBC, 4-2, in the final match of the Retrievers’ western spring break trip. Sacramento State has earned five consecutive Big Sky titles and subsequent NCAA Championship appearances.
Men's Tennis Streak Ends With Tough 4-3 Setback to SeattleReno, Nev. – The UMBC men’s tennis team saw its seven-match winning streak come to an end, as Seattle (6-11) rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Retrievers at Reno High School. The Retrievers (9-4) had not lost since a setback at Penn State on February 8.
Svard Named America East Men's Tennis Player of the WeekCambridge, Mass. – For the second consecutive week, a UMBC sophomore has earned America East Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week honors. Melker Svard (Gothenburg, Sweden) won all three of his matches over the weekend, leading the Retrievers to victories over George Mason and Drexel and earned the league’s honor.
Men's Tennis Runs Streak to Seven With 5-1 Triumph at DrexelPhiladelphia – The UMBC men’s tennis team extended its winning streak to seven straight with a 5-1 victory at Drexel at the Legacy Tennis Center on Sunday evening. The two teams only competed in singles matches during the contest. The Retrievers improved to 9-3, while the Dragons slipped to 6-5 on the campaign.
Men's Tennis Blanks Morgan State, 6-0BALTIMORE – The UMBC men’s tennis team blanked local foe Morgan State, 6-0, at 40 West Racquet Club. The Retrievers evened their record at 3-3 on the 2014 campaign.
Men's Tennis Edged, 4-3, at Old DominionNorfolk, Va. – The UMBC men’s tennis and host Old Dominion split six singles matches, but the Monarchs captured the doubles point and squeezed out a 4-3 victory over the Retrievers at Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.
Men's Tennis Works Late to Blank Temple, 7-0BALTIMORE – The UMBC men’s tennis team returned from its trip to Texas and blanked a tough Temple side, 7-0, at 40 West Racquet Club on Friday evening, Jan. 31. With the victory, UMBC improved to 2-1 on the young season.
Men's Tennis Ends Texas Trip With Setback at Texas A&M Corpus ChristiCorpus Christi, Texas – The UMBC men’s tennis team dropped a 5-0 decision to host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at the Thomas J. Henry Center to complete their trip in Texas. The Retrievers split two matches in the Lone Star state, while the host Islanders improved to 6-3 on the season.