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Men's and women's tennis readying for conference tournament

A sigh of relief can be exhaled by both the men’s and women’s tennis teams as both teams have officially clinched a berth in this year’s Horizon League Tournament. The women’s team punched their ticket to the tournament later this month in Indianapolis with a 6-1 road victory over Green Bay. Despite all the roadblocks […]

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Men's and women's tennis teams headed in opposite directions after Detroit meet

The Wright State tennis teams split a pair of match ups against Detroit Saturday in Southfield, MI. The men won in dominate fashion (6-1), while the women’s team took only one singles match from the Titans in a 6-1 loss. The men’s team (12-6, 3-0) made quick work of the Titans (4-11, 0-3), dropping only […]

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Tennis searches for improvement before conference play

The men’s and women’s tennis teams are continuing their non-conference schedules with a mixture of wins and losses, but both squads are stressing consistency and improvement going forward. The women’s tennis team had a slate of three games in as many days in early February. They defeated Chicago State 7-0, but then fell in consecutive […]

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NKU win gives women's tennis confidence

Dual matches are underway for the Wright State women’s tennis team after the fall season and winter break, and this past weekend it seemed as if two different teams showed up. Ball State swept the Raiders 7-0 on Feb. 1. But the team turned around and swept Northern Kentucky two days later by the same […]

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Women's tennis concluding fall season on a positive note

The fall season is almost over for the women’s tennis team, but their preparation for the spring is in full-bloom. “It’s been great so far,” sophomore Alex Bastock said. “We’ve had some tough wins and some tough losses, but we’re starting off good.” “I think we won matches we should have won,” sophomore Megan McNamara […]

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Men's and women's tennis look for improvement during fall season

Wright State tennis Head Coach Sean McCaffrey has a lot to look forward to this year. Because he’s the head coach for both the men’s and women’s teams, he has twice as much to look forward to as most collegiate coaches. McCaffrey wants to see how his two teams rise to the challenge. In the […]

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Tennis teams end seasons with early losses in Horizon League Tournament

Joe Kennard Sports Writer [email protected] Their seasons took different paths but ended up with the same finish: a loss in the Horizon League tournament. For the Raider men, their 4-0 loss to Cleveland State in the semi-finals capstoned an 18-5 season. They had high expectations after securing the #1 seed and Wright State’s first Horizon […]

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Raider Insider with Sean McCaffrey

Sean McCaffrey has been the Head Coach of the men’s and women’s tennis teams since Sept. 24, 2008. Last year, he was named Wright State’s Co-Coach of the Year. Before coming to WSU, he coached at Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire for five years. He’s also spent time coaching high school tennis, notably at Hanover […]

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Women’s tennis beats Oakland but struggles in loss to rival Butler

A split last week continued an inconsistent season for the Raiders. The team played strong in a 6-1 win over Oakland on Friday. Alex Bastock, Masha Peresetsky, Amy Nini and Chelsea Girgash all won their matches in straight-sets. Liz Steingass did the same over Oakland’s Abbey Bates, but won 6-0, 6-0—a double-bagel. The doubles teams […]

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