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WATCH: Sunjic shines as NKU’s breakout tennis star

April 26, 2018
Born in Split, Croatia, Margita Sunjic moved to the United States in order to pursue a better opportunity for herself in the world of tennis. Since her arrival, Sunjic has won multiple awards for NKU, including Freshman of the Year and Horizon League Player of the Year twice. 

Men’s tennis looking to work through freshman growing pains

Felipe Hidalgo
February 21, 2018

The Northern Kentucky men’s tennis team will look to rebuild during the 2018 season under the guidance of sixth-year head coach Brian Nester. The black and gold roster will feature three returners and...

NKU’s Virag a perfect match at Western and Southern Open

Mate Virag stands with Grigor Dimitrov, who won the Western and Southern Open
August 30, 2017

In his second consecutive year as a hitting partner in the Western & Southern Open, NKU tennis player Mate Virag had the opportunity to warm up his skills with the eventual winner, Grigor Dimitrov,...

Sunjic dominates freshman season, sweeps postseason awards

Margita Sunjic was named Horizon League tennis player of the year and Horizon League freshman of the year.
May 3, 2017

Twelve months ago, Margita Sunjic was unsure about coming to the United States. Twelve months later, she capped off her freshman year of tennis at NKU by winning Horizon League Player of the Year, Freshman...

SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals

NKU's Mate Virag and his teammates competed in the ITA Regionals, wrapping up the fall tennis season.
October 23, 2015

The NKU men's and women's tennis teams wrapped up fall play last weekend at the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals.On the men's side, Mate Virag and Lukas Clemens lost their second round doubles match to Alex Gornet...

Women’s tennis takes two singles crowns at GCCI

Danielle Donahue was the champion of flight four Saturday at the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio.
September 21, 2015

MASON, Ohio -- Two members of the NKU women’s tennis team won singles events Saturday at the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational at the Lindner Family Tennis Center and the Eastern Hills Indoor...

Maginley wins a pair of events at Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational

NKU men's tennis player Court Clark teamed with Jody Maginley to win flight two doubles Saturday at the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational.
September 21, 2015

MASON, Ohio -- NKU’s tennis team had a strong weekend at the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational at the Lindner Family Tennis Center and Eastern Hills Indoor Tennis Club.Senior Jody Maginley won...

Men’s tennis looks to improve with new faces, offseason success

NKU men's tennis player Jody Maginley.
September 17, 2015

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- A mild September morning is the backdrop for the NKU men’s tennis team as they prepare for the start of the fall season.Norse senior Jody Maginley, the lone senior on the squad,...

Women’s tennis hopes for success in Horizon League

NKU women's tennis player Hailey Shanahan.
September 17, 2015

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky -- The women’s tennis team hopes a lineup including seven returners, a standout transfer and three players from overseas will be the right mix in a new league.NKU fall season is...

Women’s tennis opens fall season with 7-0 win

NKU junior Klara Skopac was a 6-0, 6-0 winner in her debut for the Norse women's tennis team Wednesday against Thomas More. NKU defeated Thomas More 7-0 at the Joyce E. Yeager Tennis Complex.
September 17, 2015

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS -- In the first match of the fall season, the women's tennis team Wednesday had no trouble dispatching Thomas More, winning 7-0 at the Joyce E. Yeager Tennis Complex.NKU (1-0) dropped...

Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan

Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan
April 30, 2015

Hailey ShanahanTennisJuniorBiology major Hailey Shanahan is a junior college-transfer from Temple Community College in Texas. A native of Australia, Shanahan finished her first season at NKU with...

Men’s tennis hosts NKU Invitational

September 15, 2014

As the fog clears from courts and the sun starts to rise over the hills, the long off season for the NKU men’s tennis team comes to the an end. Friday September 12th, was the start of the tennis team...

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