Nebraska Wesleyan University senior women’s tennis players Sarah Howe and Mikaela Caudill were named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District women’s at-large team that was announced on Thursday (May 21). Howe and Caudill were voted to the District 7 First-Team in the college division.
The Nebraska Wesleyan women’s tennis team was well represented on the Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Conference team that was announced Thursday (May 14). Four NWU women earned All-GPAC in singles and one doubles teams was also All-GPAC. Two other individuals and a doubles team received All-GPAC honorable mention.
The Nebraska Wesleyan tennis teams were both shutout in the opening round of the NAIA National Tennis Tournament on Tuesday (May 12) in Mobile, Ala. The NWU men lost to Graceland, 9-0, while the NWU women fell 8-0 to Vanguard in a match that was called early due to a threat of lightning.
It was a special day on Saturday (May 2) for the Nebraska Wesleyan University tennis program as both the men's and women's tennis teams won the 2009 Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament Championships and earned bids to the 2009 NAIA National Championships. The Prairie Wolf men defeated Sioux Falls, 5-1 to earn the automatic bid, while the women had a thrilling 5-4 win over Sioux Falls to punch their ticket to the Championships.
The Nebraska Wesleyan University tennis teams had their second straight shutout victory during the Great Plains Athletic Conference season as the Prairie Wolves blanked Doane College, 9-0, in both the men's and women's tennis duals.
Nebraska Wesleyan made its presence known in the first week of Great Plains Athletic Conference honors as a pair of Prairie Wolves were named Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Tennis Players-of-the-Week. Nathan Hoppe was the men's winner and Mikaela Caudill won the women's honor.
The Nebraska Wesleyan University tennis teams made quick work of Midland Lutheran College in the Great Plains Athletic Conference season opener as both the men and women both shutout the Warriors, 9-0, on Wednesday in Fremont, Neb.
The Nebraska Wesleyan women's tennis team opened the home portion of their schedule on Saturday (Feb. 21) with a pair very highly contested matches. The Prairie Wolves defeated William Jewell College, 5-4, to open the day then lost a 5-4 match to Bethany College (Kan.).
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