The men again dominated their WIAC final 4 tournament (hosted at UWEC) beating UWOsh 9-0, UWLax 8-1, and UWEC 8-1. This was the 10th time in the past 11 years that the Warhawk men finished at the top of the conference! We used a variety of lineups to complete the task this weekend, so to see the details and the individual match scores, please go to: http://www.uwwsports.com/index.aspx?tab=tennis&path=mten
The women were a bit of a MASH unit in a pair of home wins with several of our top players dealing with injuries from the tough competition over the past couple of weekends. The Lady Hawks were still able to take out Carthage 7-2 and Carroll 8-1. Megan Humphreys and Amanda Dick were out of action completely. Bridgid McGuire could not play in the second match after she aggravated her injury and Alex Talyansky was able to muscle through the first match and then doubles of the second match, but could not play singles in the second match. All the players that were called upon to move up some spots or step into the lineup did a tremendous job and it showed our incredible depth. Against Carroll University Jillian Wallace moved all the way up to the #1 singles spot and almost took out one of the top players in the region before falling in three sets. Also it was key to get two 3-0 leads from our doubles teams. That was impressive, since we need to do some last minute shuffling and try some new combinations. To see all other highlights and individual scores, go to: http://www.uwwsports.com/news/2015/4/18/WTEN_0418155046.aspx
Once again, no rest for the weary! This upcoming weekend we are at full tilt again, with both teams playing at home on the Ron Wangerin Stadium Courts. On Saturday the women compete in their WIAC final four AQ (automatic qualifier) tournament. The winner of this weekend’s tournament gets the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA tournament. The men play a pair of strong regional foes on Sunday, Coe and Elmhurst. Coe is always one of the team’s biggest rivals, so we are expecting a great match!
Saturday: Women play UW-Osh at noon and then face either UWLax or UWEC at 3pm.
Sunday: Men play Coe at 10am and then Elmhurst at 2pm.
Senior Day(s): The women will recognize Amanda Dick on Saturday between matches and the men will recognize Cam Laktash and Ben Shklyar between matches on Sunday as our seniors play in their last home matches of the regular season.
In the event of poor weather we will move matches to Premier Tennis in Fitness in Janesville, WI.