The Cougars played at the Edwardsville YMCA twice this past weekend, where they competed against Western Illinois University and University of Illinois-Springfield. They finished the weekend with an overall score of 13-1.
The Cougar tennis, volleyball and golf teams are each preparing for another season after months of pandemic-related uncertainty kept them from playing. While this season may be different from usual, coaches and student-athletes alike are ready to make the most of it.
University of Dayton, Western Illinois University and William Woods University were all no match for the Cougars this weekend. All nine SIUE players picked up at least one victory at the Cougar Invite.
After traveling 5,000 miles to the United States, senior political science major Alina Munteanu, of Bacau, Romania, came with the dream to have an opportunity to ace her college education while playing tennis.
With SIUE approaching the middle of the spring semester, some spring sports are just starting and some are nearing an end. Here’s where each sport stands.
The women’s tennis team pulled off four impressive wins this weekend during the ITA Central Regional Championships in Iowa City, Iowa, but ultimately all players were knocked out of competition after their second-round matches.
The tennis team hosted its first tournament of the season Friday and Saturday at the Edwardsville Y Meyer Center, managing to bring out a few wins after they closed out last season with a 0-20 overall record.
Following a year filled with success in several programs, SIUE Athletics placed in the top 100 of the Learfield Director’s Cup final standings.
SIUE women’s tennis completed one of the most successful seasons in the program’s history, winning 21 straight matches, before taking their first and final loss of the season to Vanderbilt University in the first round of the NCAA Division-I championships.
SIUE tennis took on the University of Tennessee at Martin Skyhawks in an away conference match April 14. The Cougars returned undefeated with a 4-3 victory, bringing SIUE to an 18-0 overall record and 8-0 record in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Freshman Madeline Hill picked up her 12th straight win as the Cougars rolled past the Tennessee State University Tigers with a 7-0 shutout at the SIUE tennis courts. The women’s tennis team also won its fifth straight match in a 4-0 contest against Belmont University Saturday, April 2.
The women’s tennis team brought home two conference wins this past weekend against Austin Peay State University on Friday, March 25 and Murray State University on Saturday, March 26. This is the team’s third straight conference win.
The women’s tennis team started the conference season with two matches at home. In the first match Friday, Mar. 18, the Cougars faced the University of Tennessee at Martin and finished with a 4-3 loss.
The women’s tennis team headed to its last tournament of the fall season in Stillwater, Okla. The ITA Regionals held some of the best competition in the nation. The three-day tournament began Thursday, Oct. 15 and saw more than 120 athletes from the highest ranked schools in the region.
The women’s tennis team opened the season this weekend on its home courts for the SIUE Fall Invite against University of Evansville and Saint Louis University. Head Coach Nick Mueller said the competition went well for the Cougars.
Eight tennis athletes — four men and four women — were honored Friday, July 17 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association for their work in the classroom.
In its first matches of the Ohio Valley Conference season, the women’s tennis team went 2-0 on Sunday, March 15, defeating Belmont University and Tennessee State University.
The SIUE women’s tennis team suffered a tight loss against Bradley University 4-3, on Saturday, Feb. 7, but then came back to crush Western Illinois University 7-0 on Sunday Feb. 8, making its record 4-3 this season.
The women’s tennis team dominated the courts during the weekend winning at Chicago State University 4-1 on Saturday, Jan. 31, and Missouri State University 5-2 on Sunday Feb. 1, making its record 3-2 this season.
With a strong second-half performance, the women’s basketball team improved to 6-1 in the Ohio Valley Conference with a 60-48 victory against Southeast Missouri State University on Tuesday, Jan. 20.
The SIUE woman’s tennis team emerged victorious with a 6-1 win while men’s tennis fell short with a 4-3 loss to Belmont University Saturday, April 12. The team followed up Sunday against Tennessee State with, men’s victory of 4-0, and women’s victory of 6-1.
The SIUE women’s tennis team is composed of a variety of students from around the United States, as well as two international students. One is freshman Mia Frogner, of Norway.
The SIUE women’s tennis team competed against players from Eastern Illinois, Evansville and Butler in a two-day competition that began Friday and ended Saturday.