MENS TENNIS


2/10/2013 9:25pm

UNC men's tennis sweep Saturday action

No. 23 North Carolina finished a long doubleheader day at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center Saturday with two team victories and without conceding a single match. The men’s tennis team shut down Navy 4-0 early in the day and then held off James Madison 7-0 later in the evening to cap off a near-12-hour day of tennis. The long day gave the Tar Heels an opportunity to demonstrate their strength and stamina throughout the roster.


1/21/2013 11:00pm

	Esben Hess-Oleson, UNC’s top-seeded singles player, maks a return on Saturday.

Great Dane leads UNC tennis to sweep

Paving the way for the North Carolina men’s tennis squad’s 2-0 start to the season Saturday was a 22-year-old sophomore from Billund, Denmark, whose English is as fluent as his impressive backhand.


11/6/2012 1:12pm

Men's tennis concludes season at Big Jim Russell Invitational

The North Carolina men’s tennis team had a rough outing as the hosts of the Big Jim Russell Memorial Invitational this past weekend in Chapel Hill with a 7-8 singles record and 2-7 doubles record. The inaugural tournament honoring long-time NCAA and ITA tournament official Jim Russell,who recently passed away, featured 24 players representing five schools.

8/22/2012 9:46pm

NCAA considers tennis changes

The NCAA tennis tournaments weren’t televised last spring. So the association, instead of reworking its agreement with ESPN or changing its marketing strategy, decided the tennis championship itself needed a makeover.


5/27/2009 12:00am

Sports briefs for May 28

 Men's Tennis | COLLEGE STATION Texas — Though the North Carolina team lost earlier in the NCAA Tournament senior Taylor Fogleman and junior Clay Donato continued play in the doubles' realm.


4/12/2009 12:00am

Sports briefs for April 13

The No. 2 North Carolina baseball team took one win out of a three-game series with No. 20 Florida State over the weekend. Friday FSU got a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth to earn a 3-2 win. UNC scored 12 consecutive runs en route to a 12-7 win on Saturday.


4/6/2009 12:00am

Sports briefs for April 6

Baseball - Dustin Ackley hit two homers on top of four runs as No. 5 North Carolina beat No. 3 Georgia Tech 13-10 in the series finale Sunday in Atlanta. The Tar Heels (24-7 9-5 ACC) took two of three on the weekend with pitcher Alex White allowing two runs in eight innings on Friday — a 4-2 UNC victory.


2/23/2009 12:00am

Senior Taylor Fogleman paired with freshman Luke Mojica in Mojica?s first doubles start of the year Friday against Howard.

M. Tennis: Freshman Mojica aids UNC tennis victories

Freshman Luke Mojica had already fulfilled his normal duties of playing the fifth court with a straight-set victory against Kenneth Wong of Georgetown early Friday. But an hour before the second match of a doubleheader his duties increased dramatically.


2/2/2009 12:00am

M. Tennis: Dramatic victory gives Heels momentum boost

As deuce after deuce piled up in the fifth game of the third set between North Carolina's Brennan Boyajian and Cal's Jonathan Dahan the players on the court adjacent to them couldn't help but pause for a moment and sneak a glance at the drama.