KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its 2013 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards for men's and women's tennis Friday morning, May 17. Among the 213 combined student-athletes, a trio of Ashford University tennis players landed among the award lists.
Women's tennis competitor Theresa Stumpf and men's players Jake Dunn and Moises Hernandez were honored by the association, marking the first tennis players to receive Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete recognition since the tennis programs were reinstated as varsity sports at AU.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The 2013 season came to an end for the Ashford University men's tennis program on Friday, Apr. 26, when the team was ousted from the NAIA Unaffiliated Grouping Tournament, held in Grand Rapids, Mich.
The Saints, entering the event at the tournament's #5-seed, lost to fourth-seeded Indiana Tech, 6-3, to finish the 2013 campaign with a 10-6 record overall in duel competition.
CLINTON – Tournament pairings for the 2013 NAIA Unaffiliated Men's & Women's Tennis Tournaments were announced on Wednesday.
Ashford University, grouped with members of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) and Midwest Collegiate Conference (MCC), will be traveling to Grand Rapids, Mich. this Friday and Saturday, Apr. 26-27, to compete in the event.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Closing out the regular season, the Ashford University men's tennis team made a short drive south Tuesday afternoon, Apr. 16, to battle the Vikings of Augustana College (Ill.).
All three doubles contests and four of the six singles matchups came down to a tiebreak, but in the end the Vikings pulled out a narrow 5-4 victory at the Lower Campus Courts in Rock Island.
DAVENPORT, Iowa – Making the short trip south, the Ashford University men's tennis team visited Davenport Assumption High School on Saturday, Apr. 13, for a pair of duels. The Saints had a dominant showing, sweeping the Fighting Bees of St. Ambrose University and Vikings of Grand View University by perfect 9-0 tallies.