4.11.10 | Tennis
Tennis teams suffer rough weekend
MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Baker University tennis teams traveled to Graceland University on Saturday afternoon and finished up the weekend on Sunday at No. 21 Northwest Missouri State.
Both the Baker men and women dropped their conference matches with Graceland University 9-0. The Baker men now stand at 3-4 overall, while the women stand at 2-5. Check back on www.bakerwildcats.com for full match results.
Both teams will be back in action on Tuesday afternoon when they play host to William Jewell College at 4:00 p.m.
4.5.10 | Men's Tennis
Baker set to host two home events this week
Both Baker tennis teams have finally been able to get outside after some poor weather to start the 2010 season. The Baker men's tennis team currently owns a 2-1 record with victories against Friends University and Missouri Baptist College. Friday evening the men defeated Missouri Baptist 5-4 at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility in Lawrence, Kan. View the full results here
The women's tennis team currently owns a 2-2 overall match record with victories against Morningside College and Friends University.
Saturday afternoon saw both teams back in action in Baldwin City when they squared off with Bethel College. Both the men and women dropped their matches 6-3. Detailed results will be available later in the week.
Get out and watch some tennis aciton this week. Both Baker tennis teams will be in action Monday afternoon against Tabor College at 4:00 p.m, and Tuesday afternoon against conference foe Missouri Valley College at 4:00 p.m, as well.
Baker tennis gets season rolling
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker men's and women's tennis teams are off to an undefeated season in 2010. The Baker women defeated Morningside and Friends last week and currently rank No. 2 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The Baker men (pictured) sit at 1-0 after taking down Friends last Saturday.
The tennis teams compete year-round. The limited fall season focuses on individual performance at several tournaments.
The spring season is all about team match play and building for the conference tournament. The winner of the conference tournament advances to the NAIA National Tennis Tournament in May to compete for a national championship.