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

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

Kevin Carey, Reporter

August 30, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Tennis

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, at the championship Aug. 20. Pressure built as fans gathered around one after another until Virag faced...

Sunjic dominates freshman season, sweeps postseason awards

Sunjic dominates freshman season, sweeps postseason awards

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Sports Features, Tennis

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 of the Year, and being named All-Horizon League First Team. Sunjic went 13-3 overall and an outstanding 8-1 in Hor...

SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals

SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 23, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

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 and Jeffrey Brown from Louisville.NKU picked up some consolation victories on Saturday. Jody M...

Women’s tennis takes two singles crowns at GCCI

Women’s tennis takes two singles crowns at GCCI

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 Tennis Club.Danielle Donahue opened Saturday with a win over Morehead State’s Alek Savic in the sem...

Maginley wins a pair of events at Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational

Maginley wins a pair of events at Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 flight two of the men’s singles. Saturday, he defeated Cameron Green of Furman 6-4, 3-6, [11-9] ...

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

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

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

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, makes his way to the courts. He has rackets in one hand, soccer ball in the other.He and the rest...

Women’s tennis hopes for success in Horizon League

Women’s tennis hopes for success in Horizon League

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

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 underway. The Norse opened the Fall season with a 7-0 victory Wednesday at home against Thomas More....

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

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

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

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 just five games in six singles matches and just three games in three doubles matches. They swept the...

Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan

Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

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 a 5-17 singles record in top-flight matches. Shanahan also had a doubles record 8-13 while playing in...

Men’s tennis hosts NKU Invitational

DeSherion McBroom, Reporter

September 15, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

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 as they hosted the NKU Invitational hosted at the Joyce Yeager Tennis Complex with IPFW, Lewis, Vi...

Sports Shorts

April 18, 2013


Filed under Sports

Baseball The team faced North Florida on April 12, 13 and 14. All three games resulted in losses, 1-12, 7-8 and 4-12, respectively. The Norse are ranked last in the A-Sun Conference with a 1-11 conference record and 6-30 overall. The team’s next game is April 19, at home against Jacksonville at 3 p.m. Sof...

Sports Shorts

April 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

Tennis The women’s and men’s tennis teams took on Mercer on March 28. Both matches resulted in losses with ending scores of 0-7 and 3-4, respectively. The next match was against Kennesaw State with final scores of 0-7 and 1-6; both losses. The men’s team is now ranked ninth in the Atlantic ...

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