2007-08 Men's Tennis News
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May 23, 2008
TULSA, Okla. (May 23, 2008) - Fresh off his impressive win over the nation's 42nd ranked player Ruben Gonzales (Illinois), junior All-American Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) returns to action this afternoon when he faces Tennessee's J.P. Smith (ranked No. 24) at 1:30 p.m. EST from the Michael D. Case Tennis Center, located on the University of Tulsa's campus. ...
May 23, 2008
TULSA, Okla. (May 23, 2008) - All good things must come to an end. ...
May 22, 2008
TULSA, Okla. (May 22, 2008) - Junior Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) has built an impressive resume in 2008 and on Thursday the ETSU men's tennis sensation can add to the list of accomplishments after knocking off Ruben Gonzales (Illinois) to advance into tomorrow's round of 16. Olivares won a three-set thriller over the nation's 42nd ranked player, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 from the Michael D. Case Tennis Center, located on the University of Tulsa's campus....
May 21, 2008
TULSA, Okla. (May 21, 2008) - To be selected as one of the top 64 players in the country and compete at the NCAA men's singles championships is quite an honor; however, to become only the second player in school history to win a match and advance to the field of 32 is a much bigger accomplishment....
May 20, 2008
TULSA, Okla. (May 20, 2008) - The NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Subcommittee selected the field for the 2008 singles championships today, and junior Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) will take on Alexandru Cojanu (William and Mary) Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. from the Michael D. Case Tennis Center, located on the campus of the University of Tulsa....
May 11, 2008
COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 11, 2008) - After making history yesterday, the No. 41 ETSU men's tennis team fell in a hard-fought battle to the second-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes, 4-0 Sunday afternoon. Due to inclement weather the match was contested indoors at the Ohio State Varsity Tennis Center. The Bucs end their season with a 24-4 overall record while the Buckeyes advance to the Round of 16 in Tulsa with a 34-1 record....
May 10, 2008
COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 10, 2008) - Sixth time is a charm. The 41st-ranked ETSU men's tennis team made history today as they advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament defeating Notre Dame, 4-2 at the Stickney Tennis Center at Ohio State University. With the victory the Bucs extend their season one more match and improve to 24-3 overall while the Fighting Irish end their season at 16-11....
May 09, 2008
JOHNSON CITY , Tenn. (May 9, 2008) - The No. 41 ETSU men's tennis team (23-3, 10-0 A-Sun) is set for its second straight appearance in the NCAA team tournament, where the Bucs will 26th-ranked Notre Dame (16-10, 4-0 Big East) in the opening round Saturday. The two teams will face each other in regional action beginning at 2 p.m. at the Stickney Tennis Center on the campus of Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio....
April 30, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 30, 2008) - The NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Subcommittee has selected the 64 singles players and 32 doubles teams that will compete in the 2008 NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championships. Junior Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) received an automatic bid to the 2008 NCAA singles championship hosted by the University of Tulsa which begins on May 21....
April 29, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2008) - The 41st-ranked ETSU men's tennis team is headed to Columbus, Ohio where it will face Notre Dame on Saturday, May 10 in the first round of the 2008 NCAA Championship. The match is set to begin at 2 p.m....
April 28, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28 2007) - The Mountain States Health Alliance Buccaneer Sports Network is giving fans the opportunity to listen as the ETSU men's tennis team as they wait to hear its name announced for the 2008 NCAA Men's Tennis Championship through a live web broadcast Tuesday afternoon beginning at 2 p.m., inside The Humphreys Center, by clicking on the link provided at the top of the page....
April 20, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2008) - Top-seeded and 37th-ranked ETSU Bucs tennis team dropped the 56th-ranked Stetson Hatters, 4-0 on Sunday afternoon in route to their second consecutive Atlantic Sun conference title and NCAA berth. The Bucs improve to 23-3 overall while the Hatters fall to 21-5....
April 19, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 19, 2008) - The top-seeded and 37th-ranked ETSU Bucs dropped 5th-seeded Gardner-Webb, 4-0 on Saturday afternoon as they advanced to the title match of the 2008 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship. The Bucs improve to 22-3 overall while the Bulldogs fall to 13-14....
April 18, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2008) - The No. 37 ETSU men's tennis team continued their title defense on Friday morning as they advanced to the semifinals of the 2008 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament after downing Belmont, 4-0. The Bucs improve to 21-3 overall, while the Bruins fall to 0-19....
April 17, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 17, 2008) - The ETSU men's tennis team will look to defend their Atlantic Sun title this weekend during the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament at the ETSU Tennis Center. The Bucs (20-3, 10-0), enter the tournament as the No. 1 seed for the third straight year....
April 09, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2008) - The 39th-ranked ETSU men's tennis completed its fifth consecutive undefeated conference regular season and earned its third straight Atlantic Sun regular season title, defeating the USC Upstate Spartans, 7-0 on Wednesday afternoon. With the victory the Bucs improve to 20-3 overall and 10-0 in conference action, while the Spartans fall to 14-6, 7-2....
April 05, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2008) - The No. 46 Bucs tennis team breezed past Gardner-Webb, 7-0 on Saturday afternoon. With the victory the Bucs improve to 19-3 on the year and 9-0 in conference play and clinch the top seed for the upcoming Atlantic Sun tournament, while the Bulldogs fall to 12-11, 4-5....
April 04, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 4, 2008) - The No. 46 ETSU men's tennis team defeated Campbell, 7-0 on Friday afternoon inside Memorial Center. The Bucs improve to 18-3 on the year and 8-0 in conference play while the Camels fall to 14-5, 6-2....
March 29, 2008
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 29, 2008) - The 33rd-ranked ETSU men's tennis team blanked the North Florida Ospreys, 7-0 on Saturday morning at the UNF Tennis Complex. The Bucs improve to 17-3 on the year and 7-0 in conference play while the Ospreys fall to 9-9, 3-5....
March 28, 2008
MACON, Ga. (March 28, 2008) - ETSU senior Predrag Burmazovic (Belgrade, Serbia) continued his unblemished conference singles season last week, and provided the decisive point in the Bucs' battle for first place against Stetson. On Friday, the conference office honored him with his second career Player of the Week award. Burmazovic opened his junior season as the first Player of the Week honoree of the 2007 season....
March 28, 2008
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 28, 2008) - The No. 33 ETSU men's tennis team defeated the Jacksonville Dolphins, 7-0 on Friday morning at the Keith Watson Tennis Complex. The Bucs improve to 16-3 on the year and 6-0 in conference play while the Dolphins fall to 4-10, 3-3....
March 25, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2008) - A week after making history having two nationally ranked players in singles the ETSU men's tennis has done it again. The Bucs who started the season at No. 49 have worked their way up the Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll reaching No. 33, the highest ranking in program history....
March 22, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2008) - In a rematch of last year's Atlantic Sun title match the 46th-ranked ETSU Bucs defeated the 59th-ranked Stetson Hatters, 6-1 on Saturday afternoon. Tiwh the victory the Bucs improve to 15-3 overall and 5-0 in conference action and claim sole possession of first place while the Hatters fall to 14-4, 5-1....
March 21, 2008
MACON, Ga. (March 21, 2008) - ETSU's Lisandro Picardo has not dropped a match during the dual match season, and this week the ITA Rankings finally took notice as the senior earned the first national ranking of his career. The Argentina native extended his winning streak to 12 this past week, and on Friday the conference office recognized both achievements, and awarded Picardo his first Player of the Week honor of the season. It is the third such award in Picardo's career....
March 21, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2008) - The 46th-ranked ETSU men's tennis team defeated the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles, 6-1 on Friday afternoon. The Bucs improve to 14-3 overall and 4-0 in conference action while the Eagles fall to 7-6, 1-3....
March 20, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2008) - The 46th-ranked ETSU men's tennis team made history in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings. Senior Lisandro Picardo (Mar del Plata, Argentina) and junior Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) both earned national rankings in singles. This marks the first time in program history that two players from the team have earned national rankings....
March 15, 2008
BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 15, 2008) - The No. 42 ETSU men's tennis team defeated the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 4-1 on Saturday Morning at the Bristol Country Club. ETSU improves to 13-3 on the year while Nebraska falls to 6-9....
March 14, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 14, 2008) - Due to inclement weather the 42nd-ranked Buccaneer tennis team will face Nebraska at the Bristol Country Club. The match is set to begin at 10 a.m....
March 13, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2008) - The 42nd-ranked ETSU men's tennis team defeated Indiana State, 7-0 on Thursday afternoon. The Bucs improve to 12-3 overall while the Sycamores fall to 4-8 on the year....
March 08, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 8, 2008) - The 56th-ranked ETSU men's tennis team defeated Atlantic Sun conference opponent Lipscomb, 4-1 on Saturday night. ETSU improves to 11-3 overall and 3-0 in conference play while the Bisons fall to 0-10, 0-3....
March 07, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2008) - The No. 56 ETSU men's tennis team defeated the conference foe Belmont, 4-0 on Thursday night at the Wildwood Tennis Club. ETSU improves to 10-3 overall and 2-0 in A-Sun play while the Bruins fall to 0-8, 0-3....
March 05, 2008
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (March 5, 2008) - The 56th-ranked ETSU men's tennis team dropped the No. 48 Harvard Crimson, 5-2 on Wednesday night at the Murr Center Courts. ETSU improves to 9-3 on the year while the Crimson fall to 4-3....
March 04, 2008
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 4, 2008) - The No. 56 ETSU men's tennis team defeated the Brown Bears in a hard-fought match, 4-3 on Tuesday night at the Pizzitola Center Courts. ETSU improves to 8-3 on the year while the Bears fall to 8-6....
March 01, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2008) - The 45th-ranked ETSU men's tennis team began the defense of their Atlantic Sun conference title on Saturday as they blanked the Mercer Bears, 7-0. The Bucs improve to 7-3 overall and 1-0 in conference action while the Bears fall to 2-7, 0-2....
February 24, 2008
ROCK HILL, S.C. (February 24, 2008) - The 45th-ranked ETSU men's tennis team dropped the Winthrop Eagles, 7-0 Sunday, at the Winthrop Memorial Courts in Rock Hill. ETSU improves to 6-3 on the year while the Eagles fall to 2-4....
February 16, 2008
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (February 16, 2008) - The ETSU men's tennis team lost a heartbreaker to Wake Forest in Winston-Salem on Saturday, 4-2. The Bucs fall to 5-3 overall while the Demon Deacons improve to 4-2 on the season....
February 10, 2008
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (February 10, 2008) - The No. 48 ETSU men's tennis team dropped the MTSU Blue Raiders, 5-1 Sunday, at the Racquet Club Indoor Tennis Facility in Murfreesboro. ETSU improves to 5-2 on the year while the Blue Raiders fall to 4-4....
February 02, 2008
ATHENS, Ga. (February 2, 2008) - The No. 49 ETSU men's tennis team fell in a hard-fought battle to the second-ranked and defending National Champion Georgia Bulldogs, 6-1 Saturday, at the Lindsey Hopkins Indoor Courts in Athens. ETSU falls to 4-2 on the year while the Bulldogs improve to 3-0....
January 27, 2008
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (January 27, 2007) - The No. 49 ETSU men's tennis team fell in a hard-fought battle to the No. 24 Tennessee Volunteers Sunday, at the Goodfriend Indoor Tennis Center in Knoxville. ETSU falls to 4-1 on the year while Tennessee improves to 3-0....
January 25, 2008
MACON, Ga. (January 25, 2008) - ETSU junior Enrique Olivares opened his spring season with a pair of victories at the Virginia Commonwealth 4x1 Invitational last weekend, leading the defending Atlantic Sun Conference champion Buccaneers to sweeps of Navy and Longwood and on Friday earned the first Atlantic Sun Player of the Week Award of 2008 the conference office announced....
January 20, 2008
RICHMOND, Va. (January 20, 2008) - The No. 49 ETSU men's tennis team closed out the final day of the VCU 4x1 Invitational blanking two opponents. For the second day in a row the Bucs went without dropping a match in singles or doubles, they defeated Temple 5-0, and went on to defeat Longwood 5-0 in the afternoon match....
January 19, 2008
RICHMOND, Va. (January 19, 2008) - The ETSU men's tennis team swept their first two opponents of the spring season today defeating Richmond and Navy at the VCU 4x1 Invitational. Without dropping a match in singles or doubles, they defeated Richmond 5-0, and went on to defeat Navy 3-0 in the afternoon match....
December 14, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2007) - Following a history making fall tournament campaign, junior Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and senior Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) each earned individual rankings and were also ranked as a doubles team as named by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Friday....
November 03, 2007
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2007) - The ETSU men's tennis team concluded action at the Seminole Invitational hosted by Florida State University on Saturday. This also marks the end of the fall tournament season for the Bucs, they will return to action in January....
November 02, 2007
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2007) - The Buccaneer men's tennis team wrapped up the first day of competition at the Seminole Invitational hosted by Florida State University on Friday. Action will continue on Saturday with two rounds of singles....
October 20, 2007
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Oct. 20, 2007) - The doubles tandem of Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) fell in the quarterfinals of the ITA Mideast Regional Championships on Saturday....
October 19, 2007
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Oct. 19, 2007) - The doubles tandem of Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) advanced to the Round of 16 on Friday at the ITA Mideast Regional Championships hosted by the University of Virginia....
October 18, 2007
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Oct. 18, 2007) - Three members of the ETSU men's tennis team and two doubles teams advanced on Thursday at the ITA Mideast Regional Championships at the University of Virginia. Action will continued on Friday with two rounds of singles and a round of doubles....
October 17, 2007
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Oct. 17, 2007) - The ETSU men's tennis wrapped up the first day of competition at the ITA Mideast Regional championships hosted by the University of Virginia. Lisandro Picardo (Mar del Plata, Argentina) and Alex Ahlgren (Tyreso, Sweden) qualified to compete in Thursday's main draw action along with four other members of the squad....
October 14, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2007) - The ETSU men's tennis team concluded action at the USC Invitational on Sunday while ETSU's play at the UNF Invitational ended on Saturday....
October 13, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2007) - The ETSU men's tennis team continued action on Saturday as members of the team competed at the UNF Invitational and USC Invitational. Action will conclude on Sunday at both tournaments....
October 12, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2007) - The ETSU men's tennis team split up for this weekend's competition with a group traveling to South Carolina for the USC Fall Invitational while another group competed at the UNF Invitational....
October 05, 2007
TULSA, Okla. (Oct. 5, 2007) - The historic run of Buccaneer duo Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) and Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) came to an end Friday as they fell in Round of 16 to 17th-ranked Travis Helgeson and Nate Schnugg of Georgia, 8-6....
October 04, 2007
TULSA, Okla. (Oct. 4, 2007) - The ETSU tandem of Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) and Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) made history on Thursday as they defeated the No. 4 nationally ranked doubles team of Dimitar Kutrovsky and Josh Zavala of Texas in the opening round of the ITA All-American Championships main draw....
October 03, 2007
TULSA, Okla. (Oct. 3, 2007) - The ETSU doubles tandem of Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) advanced to the ITA All-American Championships Main Draw on Wednesday at the University of Tulsa....
October 02, 2007
TULSA, Okla. (Oct. 2, 2007) - As doubles action began Tuesday in the qualifying draw of the ITA All-American Championships Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) and Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) won two straight matches to advance to the qualifying match set to begin on Wednesday....
October 01, 2007
TULSA, Okla. (Oct. 1, 2007) - Continuing his stellar play at the ITA All-American Championships, senior Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) advanced to the second round of the qualifying round on Monday....
September 30, 2007
TULSA, Okla. (Sept. 30, 2007) - Senior Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) continued his impressive play at the Ralph Lauren ITA All-American Championships at the University of Tulsa as he won two more pre-qualifying rounds to advance to the qualifying draw on Sunday....
September 29, 2007
TULSA, Okla. (Sept. 29, 2007) - Senior Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) advanced in the second round of the pre-qualifying draws of the Ralph Lauren ITA All-American Championships at the University of Tulsa....
September 24, 2007
ATHENS, Ga. (Sept. 24, 2007) - Senior Lisandro Picardo (Mar del Plata, Argentina) and sophomore Daniel Isaza (Medellin, Colombia) won two straight matches to bring home the Flight II doubles title Monday at the Southern Intercollegiate hosted by the University of Georgia....
September 23, 2007
ATHENS, Ga. (Sept. 23, 2007) - Buccaneer tennis continued competition on Sunday at the Southern Intercollegiate hosted by the University of Georgia as the duo of Lisandro Picardo (Mar del Plata, Argentina) and Daniel Isaza (Medellin, Colombia) advanced to the semifinal rounds of the Flight II doubles. Action will conclude Monday with the semifinal and championship rounds of doubles....
September 22, 2007
ATHENS, Ga. (Sept. 22, 2007) - The ETSU men's tennis team continued competition Saturday at the Southern Intercollegiate hosted by the University of Georgia. Action continues Sunday with the round of 16 and quarterfinal rounds of singles play and the third and fourth round of doubles....
September 21, 2007
ATHENS, Ga. (Sept. 21, 2007) - The ETSU men's tennis team began competition Friday at the Southern Intercollegiate hosted by the University of Georgia. Action continues Saturday with the second and third rounds of singles play and the second round of doubles....
September 15, 2007
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2007) - The Bucs tennis team wrapped up its first fall tournament in fine form as they picked up nine victories against opponents from Vanderbilt in the final day of competition at the Currey Tennis Center....
September 14, 2007
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2007) - The ETSU men's tennis team opened its fall 2007 campaign in fine form as they picked up 11 wins in 15 matches at the Vanderbilt Invitational on Friday at the Currey Tennis Center....
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 12 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
WTEN ETSU Results
Sep 12 Elon Fall Invitational
WSOC ETSU 1 F
Sep 12 George Washington 3
VB ETSU 0 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 12 University of Utah 3
WTEN ETSU Results
Sep 13 Elon Fall Invitational
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 13 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
WGOLF Mary Fossum Invitational East Lansing, Mich.
Sep 13 7th of 15
VB ETSU 1 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13 Lipscomb University 3
VB ETSU 3 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13 Georgia Tech 2
MSOC ETSU 0 F
Sep 13 Kentucky 2
WTEN ETSU Results
Sep 14 Elon Fall Invitational
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 14 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
WSOC ETSU 4 F (2OT)
Sep 14 Howard 3
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 15 First official practice
VB ETSU 1 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 16 Tennessee State 3
MSOC FIU 1 F
Sep 16 ETSU 2