2013-14 Women's Tennis News

May 27, 2014
Kim Berghaus Earns Second Career AE All-Academic Team Honor
Cambridge, Mass. – UMBC senior tennis standout Kim Berghaus (Offenbach, Germany) was named to the 2014 America East Women’s Tennis All-Academic Team, the conference announced on May 23. Through the fall 2013 semester, Berghaus had posted a 3.84 grade-point average in physics and with minors in economics and mathematics. She earned President’s List honors by posting a 4.0 GPA during three of her first seven semesters as a Retriever.

May 1, 2014
Kim Berghaus Headlines America East Women's Tennis Awards for Retrievers
Cambridge, Mass. – Senior Kim Berghaus (Offenbach, Germany) capped her outstanding career by earning America East Conference Women’s Tennis First Team honors, in voting conducted by the league’s coaches.

April 26, 2014
Women's Tennis Battles Top-Seeded SBU to End, But Falls, 4-2, in AE Semis
Columbia, Md. – The UMBC women’s tennis team fell in the America East semifinals, 4-2, to top-seeded Stony Brook.

April 25, 2014
Women's Tennis Edges Albany, 4-2, to Advance to America East Semis
Columbia, Md. – The fourth-seeded UMBC women’s tennis team pulled out a tough 4-2 victory over fifth-seeded Albany to advance to the semifinals of the America East Championships. UMBC (8-12) advances to take on top-seeded Stony Brook at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Wilde Lake Community Center courts.

April 23, 2014
Women's Tennis To Face Albany as UMBC Hosts America East Championships
Cambridge, Mass. – The UMBC women’s tennis team will be the No. 4 seed for the America East Conference Tennis Championships, which begin on Friday, April 25 at the Wilde Lake Community Center in Columbia, Md. The Retrievers (7-12) serve as the host institution and will take on the No. 5-seeded Albany Great Danes (10-12) in the first quarterfinal match on Friday, April 25 at 9:00 a.m.

April 20, 2014
Women's Tennis Edged, 4-3, at Richmond
Richmond, Va. – The hard-luck UMBC women’s tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision at Richmond (8-12) on April 18. UMBC (7-11) has dropped three of its last four matches, but all three decisions have been by identical 4-3 scores.

April 15, 2014
Kim Berghaus Named AE Women's Tennis Player of the Week
Cambridge, Mass. – UMBC senior Kim Berghaus (Offenbach, Germany/Leibnizgymnasium) has been tabbed America East Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, the league office announced today. Berghaus logged an overall 5-0 record last week, including three wins at No. 1 singles and two wins at No. 2 doubles

April 13, 2014
Women's Tennis Celebrates Senior Day With Victory Over Coppin State
Baltimore, Md. – The UMBC women’s tennis team handled the Coppin State Eagles, 6-0, on Senior Day at the Retriever Tennis Complex. Seniors Kim Berghaus (Offenbach, Germany) and Josefin Stange-Jonsson (Vasteras, Sweden) were victorious in both of their matches for the day.

April 12, 2014
Berghaus, Stange-Jonsson Shine in 4-3 Setback at Binghamton
Vestal, N.Y. – The UMBC women’s tennis team took a 2-0 lead, but the host Binghamton Bearcats (6-9) won four consecutive singles matches to edge the Retrievers, 4-3, at the Bearcats Sports Complex.

April 9, 2014
Berghaus Dominates in Singles, But Women's Tennis Edged, 4-3, by Georgetown
BALTIMORE- UMBC senior Kim Berghaus (Offenbach, Germany) turned in a dominant performance in singles, but the Retrievers dropped a narrow 4-3 decision to visiting Georgetown at the Retriever Tennis Complex.

April 8, 2014
Georgetown Comes to Call on Women's Tennis Wednesday Afternoon
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’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.

April 5, 2014
Women's Tennis Drops Decision to Strong Xavier Side
Baltimore, Md. – The UMBC women's tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision against Xavier at the UMBC Tennis Complex, the Retrievers’ first match played in over two weeks. The Retrievers record is 6-8 for the season, while Xavier improves to 14-5.

April 3, 2014
Women's Tennis Versus Temple Postponed, Ladies to Welcome Xavier Saturday
BALTIMORE – 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. All contests will be played at the UMBC Tennis Complex.

March 27, 2014
Rain Wipes Out Weekend Matches Versus St. Joseph's, Stony Brook
BALTIMORE – The UMBC men's and women's home tennis match against Saint Joseph's has been cancelled due to rain on Friday, March 28. The contests against America East rival Stony Brook has been moved from Saturday to Sunday (11:00 a.m.). The women's scheduled match at Maryland for Sunday has been postponed and the teams will try to arrange a make-up date.

March 21, 2014
Women's Tennis Falls to Sacramento State in Final Match Out West
Sacramento, Calif. – The UMBC women’s tennis team completed its western spring break trip with a 4-0 loss at Sacramento State on Thursday, March 20. The Retrievers finished 1-2 on the trip and stand at 6-7 on the spring.

March 16, 2014
Strong Singles Efforts Lead Women's Tennis Past Seattle, 5-2
Reno, Nev. – The UMBC women’s tennis team won singles matches one through five and defeated Seattle, 5-2, at Reno High School on Sunday, March 16. UMBC (6-6) dropped the double point, but did not drop a set in the first four singles positions to clinch the match.

March 10, 2014
Women's Tennis Drops Narrow 4-3 Decision at Drexel
Philadelphia – The UMBC women’s tennis team fell late Sunday evening to Drexel, 4-3, ending their three-match winning streak. The Retrievers move back to .500 (5-5) on the season, while the Dragons improved to 8-2 for the year.

March 9, 2014
Women's Tennis Sweeps MEAC Foes To Extend Winning Streak
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s tennis teams swept a pair of matches from MEAC foes on Saturday, March 8, besting Morgan State, 6-1, and UMES, 5-0, at the UMBC Tennis Complex. The Retrievers have now won three consecutive matches and stand at 5-4 on the season.

March 2, 2014
Women's Tennis Returns to Action and Blanks Howard
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s tennis team, idle for two weeks, defeated Howard, 4-0, in their return to the courts on March 2. Sophomore Isabel Aldunate clinched the match with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Jessica Josiah at the No. 4 position.

February 17, 2014
Women's Tennis Drops 6-1 Decision to GW
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to George Washington University at 40 West Racquet Club on Sunday evening, February 16.

February 9, 2014
Berghaus Keys Women's Tennis' 5-2 Victory Over JMU
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s tennis team raced out to a 4-0 lead and defeated James Madison, 5-2, in a hard-fought match at 40 West Racquet Club. Senior Kim Berghaus keyed the victory, as she captured two matches apiece. The senior was part of the clinching wins in both doubles and singles.

February 2, 2014
Women's Tennis Edged By Cornell, 5-2
Ithaca, N.Y. – The UMBC women’s tennis team battled a tough Cornell squad and came up on the short end of a 5-2 decision at the Reis Tennis Center.

February 1, 2014
Women's Tennis Edged by Buffalo, 4-3
Ithaca, N.Y. – The UMBC women’s tennis team dropped a narrow 4-3 decision to Buffalo in a neutral site match played at Cornell University.

January 26, 2014
Women's Tennis Drops Decision at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, Texas – The UMBC women’s tennis team dropped a 6-0 decision to host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at the Thomas J. Henry Center to complete their trip to Texas. The Retrievers split a pair of matches in the Lone Star state. It was TAMCC’s first match of the season and only singles matches were contested.

January 25, 2014
Women's Tennis Opens 2014 Campaign With 6-1 Triumph Over Prairie View A&M
Corpus Christi, Texas – The UMBC women’s tennis team opened its 2014 season with a 6-1 victory over Prairie View A&M at the Texas A&M Corpus Christi courts on Saturday afternoon.

September 10, 2013
2012-13 Women's Tennis Team Earns ITA All-Academic Honors; Berghaus Cited for Scholar-Athlete Award
A pair of UMBC Retriever tennis players, senior Kim Berghaus (Offenbach, Germany) and junior Justin Lansinger (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty), each received an Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete Award for carrying a 3.5 or higher for the 2012-13 academic year.