Nebraska Wesleyan University senior women’s tennis player Chelsea Henslee was named to the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District women’s at-large team that was announced on Thursday (May 19). Henslee was voted to the District VII First-Team in the college division.
No. 9 seed Savannah College of Arts & Design (Ga.) proved to be too much to handle for Nebraska Wesleyan as SCAD defeated the Prairie Wolves 9-0 in the first round of the 2011 NAIA National Tennis Championships on Tuesday (May 17) in Mobile, Alabama.
The 2011 Great Plains Athletic Conference women’s tennis All-Conference team should have been called the All-Nebraska Wesleyan women’s team as all six singles player were All-GPAC, and all three doubles teams were All-GPAC. In addition, senior Chelsea Henslee was named GPAC Player-of-the-Year and Rick Harley was the GPAC Coach of the Year.
The NAIA has released the bracket for the 2011 NAIA Women’s National Championships that will be held May 17-21 in Mobile, Ala., at the Mobile Tennis Center. The Nebraska Wesleyan women, who received an automatic bid to the NAIA Championships, will face Savananah College of Art and Design (SCAD) on Tuesday (May 17) in a 1 p.m., first round match.
The Nebraska Wesleyan women's tennis team continued their dominance over the Great Plains Athletic Conference as they won the 2011 GPAC Postseason Tournament and qualified for the NAIA National Tournament. NWU defeated Hastings 5-1 in the semifinals then shutout Concordia 5-0 in the Championship match.
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.
Nebraska Wesleyan need very little time to earn their seventh straight Great Plains Athletic Conference tennis victory as the Prairie Wolves made quick work of Morningside College, 9-0, in GPAC women's tennis action on Wednesday (Apr. 27) at Nebraska Tennis Center in Lincoln.
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.
The Nebraska Wesleyan women's tennis team closed out their spring break trip to Hilton Head, S.C., by winning their final two matches of the week. The Prairie Wolves finished 2-3 on the week to give them a 5-5 overall record on the season.
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