The Nebraska Wesleyan men’s tennis team took home all the major awards when the 2011 GPAC Men’s Tennis All-Conference teams were announced. Senior Jamie Holmes and junior Nate Hoppe joined Concordia player Jonathan Schleicher as the GPAC co-Player’s-of-the-Year. Rick Harley was named the GPAC Men’s Tennis Coach of the Year.
Nebraska Wesleyan swept the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tennis weekly honors as Chelsea Henslee and Jamie Holmes were named the Hauff Mid America Sports/GPAC Tennis Player’s of the Week. It is the second time this season that both Henslee and Holmes each won GPAC Player of the Week Honors.
Both Nebraska Wesleyan University men's and women's tennis teams clinched the 2011 Great Plains Athletic Conference regular season tennis championships on Saturday morning (Apr. 30) with 8-1 victories over Sioux Falls at Nebraska Tennis Center in Lincoln, Neb.
Both Nebraska Wesleyan men's and women's tennis teams kept their perfect GPAC records alive as they remained unbeaten in conference play with a sweep over Concordia on Wednesday (Apr. 20) at the Nebraska Tennis Center in Lincoln. NWU men won 7-2, while the women were 8-1 winners.
Nebraska Wesleyan rolled through their competition on Saturday (Apr. 9) as the Prairie Wolves women blanked both Briar Cliff and Northwestern, 9-0, 9-0 and the NWU men shutout Briar Cliff 9-0 in Sioux City, Iowa.
The tennis dual between Nebraska Wesleyan and Doane College that was scheduled for Thursday (April 7) has been postponed until next Tuesday (April 12) due to the rainy weather. The match will still be played at 4:00 pm at the Nebraska Tennis Center.
Competing with just four player, Midland University was no match for the Nebraska Wesleyan University men's tennis team as the Prairie Wolves rolled to a 9-0 win over the Warriors on Wednesday (Mar. 30) in Fremont, Neb.
The Nebraska Wesleyan men's tennis team opened the 2011 season by splitting two matches on Saturday (Jan. 29) in Pella, Iowa. The Prairie Wolves defeated Central College, 5-4, in the first match of the day, then fell 7-2 to Augustana (Ill.) College in match two.
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