The recent history of success for the Valparaiso University men’s tennis program continued to grow as the program received another high honor on Thursday.
The Valparaiso University men’s tennis team closed out the regular season with a Senior Day victory on Saturday afternoon at the Valpo Tennis Complex, topping North Dakota 6-1. Valpo picked up wins on all six singles courts including a triumph by senior Chad Kissell (Latroba, Pa. / Greater Latrobe), who was honored prior to the match for his collegiate accomplishments.
The Valparaiso University men’s tennis team bounced back in a big way after having its six-match winning streak snapped last weekend. Valpo played a complete match in both singles and doubles to cruise to a 7-0 victory over Omaha at the Valpo Tennis Complex on Saturday. The match was pivotal in skyrocketing Valpo’s chances of qualifying for the Summit League Tournament going into the final week of the regular season.
Sophomore Kweisi Kenyatte (Detroit, Mich. / East English Village Preparatory) provided a bright spot for the Valparaiso University men’s tennis team on Saturday as he accounted for the squad’s lone triumph in a 6-1 defeat to Drake in a rematch of last year’s Summit League final. Kenyatte’s win came at No. 3 singles in a match that took place outdoors at the Valpo Tennis Complex.
Valparaiso University men’s tennis coach Jim Daugherty has announced two additions to the program for the 2019-2020 academic and athletic year.
For the third time this season and the fourth time in his collegiate career, junior Brandon Ancona (Belvidere, Ill. / Rockford Christian) has been named the Summit League Player of the Week.
The winning streak continued for the Valparaiso University men’s tennis team on Saturday afternoon as Valpo collected its sixth straight triumph. The team returned to Summit League action and ventured to Bloomington, Ill., coming away victorious 5-2 over host Illinois State at the indoor Bloomington Tennis Center.
In the month of March, “All I Do is Win” has become the song that best describes the play of the Valparaiso University men’s tennis team. Those lyrics continued to ring true on Saturday, as Valpo topped instate rival Butler 4-3 in a competitive showdown between two quality teams at Match Point Tennis Club in Griffith.
After helping lift the Valparaiso University men’s tennis team to a perfect 4-0 spring break trip, junior Brandon Ancona (Belvidere, Ill. / Rockford Christian) was named the Summit League Player of the Week on Tuesday.