2011-12 Chicago Women's Tennis News

  • Jennifer Kung Named Academic All-District
    June 04, 2012
    Jennifer Kung Named Academic All-District CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior women's tennis player Jennifer Kung has been selected to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Seven Women's At-Large Team.
  • Jennifer Kung Falls in NCAA Singles Quarterfinal
    May 25, 2012
    Jennifer Kung Falls in NCAA Singles Quarterfinal CARY, N.C. -- University of Chicago senior Jennifer Kung (Sunnyvale, Calif./ Homestead) dropped a three-set decision to the defending national champion in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Singles Championship Friday at the Cary Tennis Center.
  • Jennifer Kung Reaches NCAA Singles Quarterfinals
    May 24, 2012
    Jennifer Kung Reaches NCAA Singles Quarterfinals CARY, N.C. -- University of Chicago senior Jennifer Kung (Sunnyvale, Calif./ Homestead) advanced to the singles quarterfinals on the first day of the 2012 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships at the Cary Tennis Center.
  • Chicago Falls to Williams in NCAA Title Match
    May 23, 2012
    Chicago Falls to Williams in NCAA Title Match CARY, N.C. -- Playing in the national title match for the first time in the program's history, the second-ranked University of Chicago dropped a 5-2 decision to top-ranked Williams College Wednesday at the 2012 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship at the Cary Tennis Park.
  • Maroons Advance to National Championship Match
    May 22, 2012
    Maroons Advance to National Championship Match CARY, N.C. -- For the first time in the program's history, the University of Chicago women's tennis team has advanced to the national title match, following a 5-1 win over Amherst College in the semifinal round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Championship Tuesday afternoon.
  • Maroons Defeat Johns Hopkins to Reach NCAA Semifinals
    May 21, 2012
    Maroons Defeat Johns Hopkins to Reach NCAA Semifinals CARY, N.C. -- With a 5-1 victory over Johns Hopkins University at the 2012 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship Monday afternoon, the University of Chicago earned its fourth consecutive trip to the national semifinals.
  • Kendra Higgins Named UAA Athlete of the Week
    May 15, 2012
    Kendra Higgins Named UAA Athlete of the Week CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior Kendra Higgins (Vero Beach, Fla./ Vero Beach) has been selected as the University Athletic Association Athlete of the Week for women's tennis.
  • Maroons Advance to NCAA Quarterfinals
    May 13, 2012
    Maroons Advance to NCAA Quarterfinals CHICAGO -- With a 5-0 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Sunday at the Stagg Field Courts, the University of Chicago earned its fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship quarterfinals.
  • Maroons Defeat Carleton in NCAA 2nd Round
    May 12, 2012
    Maroons Defeat Carleton in NCAA 2nd Round CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago defeated Carleton College 5-0 in the second round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship Saturday at Bally's in Hyde Park.
  • Three Maroons Qualify for Nationals
    May 09, 2012
    Three Maroons Qualify for Nationals CHICAGO -- University of Chicago seniors Kendra Higgins (Vero Beach, Fla./ Vero Beach), Jennifer Kung (Sunnyvale, Calif./ Homestead), and Carmen VacaGuzman (Wyoming, Mich./ Grandville) have been selected to participate in the 2012 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships.
  • Chicago to Host NCAA Regional
    May 07, 2012
    Chicago to Host NCAA Regional CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago has been selected to host a six-team NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship Regional Friday through Sunday, May 11-13.
  • Carmen VacaGuzman Named UAA MVP
    May 03, 2012
    Carmen VacaGuzman Named UAA MVP CHICAGO -- One of six Maroons to earn All-University Athletic Association women's tennis honors, University of Chicago senior Carmen VacaGuzman (Wyoming, Mich./ Grandville) has been selected as the 2012 UAA Most Valuable Player.
  • Maroons Win 2012 UAA Championship
    April 29, 2012
    Maroons Win 2012 UAA Championship ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. -- For the second time in three years, the University of Chicago has captured the University Athletic Association women's tennis title. Sixth-ranked Chicago claimed the 2012 crown with a 5-4 win over No. 2 Emory University Sunday on the final day of the UAA Championship at Sanlando Park.
  • No. 6 Chicago Topples No. 4 CMU to Reach UAA Final
    April 28, 2012
    No. 6 Chicago Topples No. 4 CMU to Reach UAA Final ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. -- With an 8-1 victory over fourth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University Saturday at the 2012 University Athletic Association Championship, the sixth-ranked University of Chicago women's tennis team earned its third consecutive trip to the conference title match.
  • Maroons Advance to UAA Semifinals
    April 27, 2012
    Maroons Advance to UAA Semifinals ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. -- The sixth-ranked University of Chicago defeated the University of Rochester 9-0 in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 University Athletic Association Championship Friday afternoon.
  • Maroons Defeat Case & WashU at Stagg Courts
    April 15, 2012
    Maroons Defeat Case & WashU at Stagg Courts CHICAGO -- In their final action before the 2012 University Athletic Association Championships, the sixth-ranked University of Chicago women's tennis team defeated Case Western Reserve University 9-0 and #11 Washington (Mo.) University 8-1 in dual match action Saturday and Sunday at the Stagg Field Courts.
  • Maroons Defeat Wheaton 8-1
    April 11, 2012
    Maroons Defeat Wheaton 8-1 WHEATON, Ill. -- The sixth-ranked University of Chicago women's tennis team defeated Wheaton College 8-1 Wednesday afternoon.
  • Maroons Sweep Four at Midwest Invite
    April 07, 2012
    Maroons Sweep Four at Midwest Invite MADISON, Wis. -- The sixth-ranked University of Chicago women's tennis team won four matches -- three against other top-25 opponents -- Friday and Saturday at the Midwest Invitational.
  • Maroons Fall to Division I Coastal Carolina
    March 24, 2012
    Maroons Fall to Division I Coastal Carolina CONWAY, S.C. -- The sixth-ranked University of Chicago women's tennis team concluded its spring break trip with a 6-0 loss Saturday at Division I Coastal Carolina University. Doubles competition was canceled as a result of rain.
  • Maroons Defeat Carleton in Top-25 Matchup
    March 21, 2012
    Maroons Defeat Carleton in Top-25 Matchup HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- In a matchup of nationally-ranked women's tennis teams, the sixth-ranked University of Chicago defeated #21 Carleton College 9-0 in the fourth match of the Maroons' spring break trip Wednesday afternoon.
  • Maroons Defeat North Carolina Wesleyan
    March 19, 2012
    Maroons Defeat North Carolina Wesleyan HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- The sixth-ranked University of Chicago women's tennis team defeated North Carolina Wesleyan University 9-0 Monday afternoon.
  • Maroons Place 5th at ITA Team Indoor Championships
    March 03, 2012
    Maroons Place 5th at ITA Team Indoor Championships GREENCASTLE, Ind. -- The University of Chicago women's tennis team captured fifth place at the 2012 ITA National Team Indoor Championship Friday and Saturday at DePauw University.
  • Maroons Fall to UIC
    February 18, 2012
    Maroons Fall to UIC CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago women's tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision to Division I University of Illinois-Chicago Saturday afternoon at Bally's Hyde Park.
  • Maroons Defeat DePauw 8-1
    February 17, 2012
    Maroons Defeat DePauw 8-1 GREENCASTLE, Ind. -- The University of Chicago women's tennis team defeated host DePauw University 8-1 Friday evening.
  • Maroons Edge Division I Ball State 4-3
    February 10, 2012
    Maroons Edge Division I Ball State 4-3 MUNCIE, Ind. -- The University of Chicago women's tennis team defeated Division I Ball State University 4-3 Friday evening.
  • Carmen VacaGuzman Named UAA Athlete of the Week
    February 06, 2012
    Carmen VacaGuzman Named UAA Athlete of the Week CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior Carmen VacaGuzman (Wyoming, Mich./ Grandville) has been selected as this week's University Athletic Association Athlete of the Week for women's tennis.
  • Maroons Defeat Elmhurst
    February 05, 2012
    Maroons Defeat Elmhurst CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago women's tennis team defeated Elmhurst College 9-0 Sunday at Bally's Hyde Park.
  • Maroons Win 2012 Debut
    January 29, 2012
    Maroons Win 2012 Debut KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- The University of Chicago women's tennis team opened dual match play in 2012 with a 9-0 win over host Kalamazoo College Sunday afternoon.
  • Tim Fayed Named Assistant Tennis Coach
    December 05, 2011
    Tim Fayed Named Assistant Tennis Coach CHICAGO -- University of Chicago Director of Athletics Tom Weingartner has appointed Tim Fayed as assistant men's and women's tennis coach.
  • Higgins & Kung Place 3rd in Doubles; Higgins 4th in Singles at ITAs
    October 15, 2011
    Higgins & Kung Place 3rd in Doubles; Higgins 4th in Singles at ITAs MOBILE, Ala. -- University of Chicago seniors Kendra Higgins (Vero Beach, Fla./ Vero Beach) and Jennifer Kung (Sunnyvale, Calif./ Homestead) placed third in doubles, and Higgins captured fourth place in singles at the 2011 ITA National Small College Championships Thursday through Saturday.
  • Higgins, Kung Win ITA Regional Titles
    October 02, 2011
    Higgins, Kung Win ITA Regional Titles KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- University of Chicago senior Kendra Higgins (Vero Beach, Fla./ Vero Beach) won the singles title and paired with senior Jennifer Kung (Sunnyvale, Calif./ Homestead) to capture the doubles crown at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Region Women's Championships at Kalamazoo College.
  • Taka Bertrand Named Interim Head Coach
    August 24, 2011
    Taka Bertrand Named Interim Head Coach CHICAGO -- University of Chicago Director of Athletics Tom Weingartner has appointed Taka Bertrand as interim head men's and women's tennis coach.
  • Chrissy Hu Named UAA Co-Nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year
    August 12, 2011
    Chrissy Hu Named UAA Co-Nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year CHICAGO -- University of Chicago tennis player Chrissy Hu (Palo Alto, Calif./ Palo Alto) and Carnegie Mellon University swimmer Molly Evans, both of whom graduated this spring, have been selected as the University Athletic Association nominees for the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.