2007-08 Women's Tennis News
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June 17, 2008
Olya Batsula, a senior on ETSU women's tennis team this past spring, has been chosen by the Atlantic Sun Conference to be the A-Sun nominee for the 18th Annual NCAA Women of the Year Award....
June 03, 2008
After finishing the season with a 14-10 overall record, and reaching the Atlantic Sun conference finals for the third consecutive season, the East Tennessee State University women's tennis team continued to make history this week earning its highest final rankings in school history, according to the ITA. ...
May 21, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 21, 2008) - ETSU women's tennis standout Olya Batsula (Minsk, Belarus) was selected for the national Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship Tuesday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship goes to a women's player who displays inspiring dedication and commitment to her team, which has enhanced her team's performance and exemplified the spirit of college tennis....
May 14, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 14, 2008) - Senior women's tennis standout Olya Batsula (Minsk, Belarus) was recently awarded the ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship in the Southeast Division....
April 30, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 30, 2008) - The NCAA Division I Women'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. Sophomore Yevgeniya Stupak (Kyiv, Ukraine) received an automatic bid to the 2008 NCAA singles championship hosted by the University of Tulsa which begins on May 21....
April 20, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2008) - In a match that came down to the two ETSU seniors the Lady Bucs fell, 4-2 in a heartbreaker to Jacksonville in the Atlantic Sun championship match. The end their season at 14-11 while the Dolphins clinch the NCAA berth for the second consecutive season....
April 19, 2008
BRISTOL, Tenn. (April 19, 2008) - In a match that was delayed for several hours due to poor weather conditions in the Johnson City area the ETSU women's tennis team dropped the Stetson Hatters, 4-0 late Saturday evening at the Bristol Indoor Raquet Club to advance to the 2008 Atlantic Sun championship match. The Lady Bucs improve to 14-10 overall, while the Hatters fall to 14-11....
April 18, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2008) - The Lady Bucs tennis team advanced to the semifinal round of the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament after downing Mercer, 4-0 on Friday morning. The Lady Bucs improve to 13-10 overall, while the Bears fall to 9-16....
April 17, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 17, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team will look to win their second Atlantic Sun conference championship this weekend during the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament at the ETSU Tennis Center. The Lady Bucs (12-10, 8-3), enter the tournament as the No. 2 seed and will look for a rematch of last season's title game against top-seeded Jacksonville....
April 11, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2008) - The match between ETSU and former SoCon rival UNC Greensboro that was originally scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict with the Spartans. The Lady Bucs will take on Mercer in the first round of the Atlantic Sun tournament on Friday, April 18. The match is set for 11:30 a.m. at Milligan College....
April 10, 2008
ROCK HILL, S.C. (April 10, 2008) - The Lady Bucs tennis team fell to Big South foe Winthrop in a tight, 4-3 match on Thursday afternoon at Winthrop Memorial Courts. The Lady Bucs fall to 12-10 overall while the Eagles improve to 10-11....
April 09, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team fell to regular season league champion USC Upstate in a hard fought match, 5-2 on Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Bucs fall to 12-9 overall and 8-3 in conference play while the Spartans improve to 16-3, 10-0....
April 06, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team dropped Gardner-Webb, 6-1 on Sunday afternoon. With the victory the Lady Bucs improve to 12-8 overall and 8-2 in conference action while the Bulldogs fall to 7-13, 3-7....
April 04, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 4, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team dropped the Campbell Camels, 6-1 in conference play on Friday afternoon. With the victory the Lady Bucs improve to 11-8 overall and 7-2 in conference action while the Camels fall to 14-6, 5-4....
March 29, 2008
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 29, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team fell to North Florida in a hard fought match, 5-2 on Saturday morning at the UNF Tennis Complex. The Lady Bucs fall to 10-8 overall and 6-2 in conference play while the Ospreys improve to 9-10, 6-2....
March 28, 2008
MACON, Ga. (March 28, 2008) - ETSU sophomore Yevgeniya Stupak (Kyiv, Ukraine) extended her personal winning streak to eight straight matches last week, and helped keep ETSU in contention for the regular season Atlantic Sun Championship with her straight-set victory in the Lady Bucs' tilt with Florida Gulf Coast. For her efforts, Stupak earned her first career Player of the Week honor the conference office announced Friday. The announcement completes an ETSU sweep of the weekly awards....
March 28, 2008
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 28, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team fell in a hard-fought match to Jacksonville, 5-2 on Friday afternoon at the Keith Watson Tennis Complex. The Lady Bucs fall to 10-7 overall and 6-1 in A-Sun action while the Dolphins improve to 12-4, 5-0....
March 22, 2008
LAFAYETTE, La. (March 22, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team fell to the 72nd-ranked Louisiana Lafayette Saturday at the Cajun Courts. The Lady Bucs fall to 10-6 on the year while the Cajuns improves to 11-4....
March 21, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team breezed by Florida Gulf Coast on Friday, 6-1 to win their seventh consecutive match. The Lady Bucs improve to 10-5 overall and 6-0 in conference play, while the Eagles fall to 4-11, 0-5....
March 16, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team dropped the Stetson Hatters, 4-3 in conference play on Sunday afternoon. With the victory the Lady Bucs improve to 9-5 overall and 5-0 in conference action while the Hatters fall to 6-8, 4-3....
March 15, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2008) - The match between ETSU and A-Sun foe Stetson has been postponed due to inclement weather. The match which was slated for Saturday at Noon has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 16 at Noon....
March 08, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team blanked the Lipscomb Bisons, 7-0 on Saturday evening. The Lady Bucs improve to 8-5 overall and 4-0 in Atlantic Sun play while the Bisons fall to 0-7, 0-3....
March 07, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2008) - The Lady Bucs tennis team defeated A-Sun foe Belmont, 5-0 on Thursday night at the Wildwood Tennis Club. The Lady Bucs improve to 7-5 overall and 3-0 in conference action while the Bruins fall 3-6, 0-3....
March 06, 2008
BOCA RATON, Fla. (March 6, 2008) - In a match that was played on two different days because of inclement weather the Lady Bucs tennis team defeated Florida Atlantic, 5-2 on Thursday at Patch Reef Park. The Lady Bucs improve to 6-5 on the season while the Owls fall to 0-7....
March 01, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team raced past the Mercer Bears on Saturday, 7-0 to win their second consecutive match. The Lady Bucs improve to 5-5 overall and 2-0 in conference play, while Mercer falls to 5-5, 0-2....
February 29, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (February 29, 2008) - The Lady Buccaneer tennis team opened Atlantic Sun conference action with a 5-1 victory over the Kennesaw State Owls on Friday afternoon. The Lady Bucs improve to 4-5 overall and 1-0 in conference play, while Kennesaw State falls to 3-3, 0-1....
February 24, 2008
BRISTOL, Tenn. (February 24, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team fell in a hard-fought match to Big 10 foe Michigan State on Sunday at the Bristol Raquet Club. ETSU falls to 3-5 on the year while the Spartans improve to 7-4....
February 22, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2007) - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its first national rankings of the spring season earlier this week. Sophomore Yevgeniya Stupak (Kyiv, Ukraine) became the first Lady Buc to ever earn a national ranking. Stupak and teammate Olya Batsula (Minsk, Belarus) were also ranked nationally in doubles....
February 22, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (February 22, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team picked up it's second and third victories of the season on Friday as they defeated UNC Charlotte, 6-1 and Tennessee Tech, 6-1. The Lady Bucs improve to 3-4 on the year, while Charlotte falls to 3-3. The Golden Eagles fall to 1-5 overall....
February 15, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 15, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team fell to No. 12 Vanderbilt, 6-1 Saturday, at the Currey Tennis Center in Nashville. ETSU falls to 1-4 on the year while the Vanderbilt improves to 6-0....
February 09, 2008
LEXINGTON, Ky. (February 9, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team fell to No. 28 Kentucky, 6-1 Saturday, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington. The Lady Bucs fall to 1-3 on the year while the Wildcats improve to 6-1....
February 08, 2008
RICHMOND, Ky. (February 8, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team defeated Ohio Valley Conference foe Eastern Kentucky, 7-0 before falling to the Miami-Ohio Redhawks, 5-2 on Friday evening at the Greg Adams Tennis Center....
January 25, 2008
ATHENS, Ga. (January 25, 2008) - The ETSU women's tennis team fell to the fifth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs Friday evening at the Lindsey Hopkins Indoor Tennis Facility. The Lady Bucs fall to 0-1 on the year while Georgia improves to 1-0....
December 14, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2007) - Following a strong fall campaign, sophomore Yevgeniya Stupak (Kyiv, Ukraine) has been ranked No. 27 in the Southeast Region, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Friday....
November 27, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 27, 2007) - ETSU women's tennis star Masha Ilina (Kyiv, Ukraine) was recognized for her achievements both on and off the court, as she received the Atlantic Sun NCAA Woman of the Year award Tuesday afternoon....
November 04, 2007
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Nov. 4, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team concluded competition at the UNCW Invitational on Sunday. They will return to the action in January as dual competition will begin....
November 03, 2007
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Nov. 3, 2007) - Junior Vita Moskaliova (Minsk, Belarus) defeated two opponents on Saturday to advance to the finals of the Flight C bracket at the UNCW Invitational. Action at the tournament will conclude on Sunday with the final round of singles....
November 02, 2007
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Nov. 2, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team wrapped up the first day of competition at the UNCW Invitational hosted by the University of North Carolina-Wilmington on Friday. Action will continue on Saturday with two rounds of singles and the final round of doubles play....
October 28, 2007
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 28, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team concluded play at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships hosted by the University of South Carolina on Sunday. The doubles teams of Yevgeniya Stupak (Kyiv, Ukraine), Elena Volobueva (Barcelona, Spain) and Whitney Trotter (Guadalajara, Mexico), Andra Voinea (Brasov, Romania) each finished third in their respective flights....
October 27, 2007
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 27, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team continued play on Saturday at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships hosted by the University of South Carolina. Sophomore Yevgeniya Stupak (Kyiv, Ukraine) and junior Tara Byrne (Johnson City, Tenn.) each advanced to the semifinal rounds in their respective flights on Saturday....
October 26, 2007
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 26, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team began play on Friday at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships hosted by the University of South Carolina. Due to heavy rain showers in the area only one round of doubles was contested....
October 20, 2007
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Oct. 20, 2007) - The Lady Bucs tennis team concluded play at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships Saturday at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center at the University of North Carolina....
October 19, 2007
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Oct. 19, 2007) - The Lady Bucs tennis team continued action at the ITA Southeast Regional as Yevgeniya Stupak (Kyiv, Ukraine) advanced to the Round of 16 in the Main Draw on Friday....
October 18, 2007
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Oct. 18, 2007) - The Lady Bucs tennis team wrapped up the first day of competition at the ITA Southeast Regional hosted by the University of North Carolina. Junior Tara Byrne (Johnson City, Tenn.) was the only member of the ETSU women's squad in Thursday's competition....
October 13, 2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 13, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team wrapped up competition at the USAFA Invitational Saturday afternoon. The two-day tournament hosted by the Air Force Academy fielded teams from nine different teams....
October 12, 2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 12, 2007) - Junior Tara Byrne (Johnson City, Tenn.) found success on the opening day of the USAFA Invitational defeating two opponents to advance to the final round of the Flight 1 singles bracket....
October 07, 2007
BLACKSBURG, Va. (Oct. 7, 2007) - The Lady Bucs tennis team continued its successful run at the Virginia Tech Fall Invitational on Sunday as sophomore Yevgeniya Stupak (Kyiv, Ukraine) took the Flight A singles title....
October 06, 2007
BLACKSBURG, Va. (Oct. 6, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team completed day two of the Virginia Tech Fall Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Senior Olya Batsula (Minsk, Belarus) and sophomore Yevgeniya Stupak (Kyiv, Ukraine) teamed up to reach the finals of Flight A draw. The Lady Bucs will wrap up action on Sunday morning....
October 05, 2007
BLACKSBURG, Va. (Oct. 5, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team wrapped up the opening day of the Virginia Tech Fall Invitational in fine fashion with two singles players advancing to the semifinal rounds while two doubles teams advanced to the quarterfinals. Action will continue Saturday with two rounds of doubles and one round of singles....
September 23, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2007) - The Lady Bucs tennis team earned four titles on Sunday as they concluded action at the annual ETSU Fall Invitational held on September 22 and 23....
September 16, 2007
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team wrapped up play at the St. Mary's Classic hosted by the University of Tennessee on Saturday. The Lady Bucs picked up four wins on the final day of competition....
September 15, 2007
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2007) - The Lady Bucs tennis team concluded the first two rounds of singles action at the St. Mary's Classic hosted by the University of Tennessee on Saturday. The tournament will conclude on Sunday with the final round of singles beginning at 9 a.m....
September 14, 2007
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team began play today in the St. Mary's Classic hosted by the University of Tennessee. Due to inclement weather the matches were moved indoors and all three rounds of doubles were played. Action continues Saturday with the first two rounds of singles play....
September 09, 2007
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 9, 2007) - The final round of the UNC Wilmington Country Club of Landfall Collegiate Tennis Invitational was cancelled due to inclement weather from Tropical Storm Gabrielle. The Lady Bucs will hit the courts again Sept. 14 at the St. Mary's Classic hosted by the University of Tennessee....
September 08, 2007
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 8, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team put the pedal to the metal early and cruised by its competition on day two of the UNC Wilmington Country Club of Landfall Collegiate Tennis Invitational Saturday afternoon. The trio of Olya Batsula (Minsk, Belarus), Yevgeniya Stupak (Kyiv, Ukraine) and Andra Voinea (Brasov, Romania) stormed through their matches with ease, and will play in the finals on Sunday....
September 07, 2007
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 7, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team opened its fall season with a bang as three members of the squad went undefeated on the first day of the UNC Wilmington-Country Club of Landfall Collegiate Tennis Invitational....
September 06, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 6, 2007) - With several invitation-only fall tournaments and three matches against nationally ranked teams, the Lady Bucs tennis team will take on a demanding schedule for the 2007-08 season....
August 28, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 28, 2007) - ETSU women's tennis coach Steve Brooks recently announced that Romanian standout Andra Voinea (Brasov, Romania) has joined the Lady Bucs for the 2007-08 season....
August 20, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 20, 2007) - Two ETSU women's tennis players were recently honored with ITA Scholar-Athlete Status. Senior Olya Batsula (Minsk, Belarus) and sophomore Whitney Trotter (Guadalajara, Mexico) were named ITA Scholar-Athletes for the 2006-07 academic year. This is the second year that Batsula has been given this honor and it is the first for Trotter....
MSOC Furman 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 15 ETSU 1
MTEN ETSU Nashville, Tenn.
Oct 16 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MTEN ETSU
Oct 17 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
WGOLF Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship Knoxville, Tenn.
Oct 17 15th of 16
WTEN ETSU
Oct 17 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MCC Catamount Classic Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 17 2 of 10
WCC Catamount Classic Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 17 1 of 10
MGOLF U.S. Collegiate Championship Alpharetta, Ga.
Oct 17 Results
VB Wofford College 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 17 ETSU 3
WSOC VMI 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 17 ETSU 7
WTEN ETSU
Oct 18 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MTEN ETSU
Oct 18 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MGOLF U.S. Collegiate Championship Alpharetta, Ga.
Oct 18 Results
VB Mercer University 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 18 ETSU 3
MSOC Wofford 3 2OT
Oct 18 ETSU 3
WTEN ETSU
Oct 19 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MTEN ETSU
Oct 19 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MGOLF U.S. Collegiate Championship Alpharetta, Ga.
Oct 19 12th of 15
WSOC UNC Greensboro 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 19 ETSU 3