Women's Tennis

 

2011-12 Chicago Women's Tennis News

June 4, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

May 9, 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.

May 7, 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.

May 3, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

April 7, 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.

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.

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.

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.

March 3, 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.

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.

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.

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.

February 6, 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.

February 5, 2012
Maroons Defeat Elmhurst
CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago women's tennis team defeated Elmhurst College 9-0 Sunday at Bally's Hyde Park.

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.

December 5, 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.

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.

October 2, 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.

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.

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.