Marquette Wire

On the road to perfection

David Peltz

February 23, 2010

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The Marquette men’s tennis team started its season with a perfect 10-0 record after the three victories this weekend. But these wins were far from effortless. In Saturday’s action against Big East rival Villanova and...

Tenth-straight victory for men’s tennis

David Peltz

February 21, 2010

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Marquette’s men’s tennis team defeated Cleveland State Sunday at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium 5-2. The victory was Marquette’s tenth in a row. "It was a battle," coach Steve Rodecap said. "We knew we would be in for a fight....

Men’s tennis defeats Villanova 7-0

David Peltz

February 20, 2010

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Marquette's men's tennis team earned their first Big East victory Saturday at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium against Villanova. The Golden Eagles won 7-0, their second straight victory in straight sets and their fifth victory in straight...

Boulieris’ name among the greats at MU

Andrei Greska

February 16, 2010

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You may not know it, but senior tennis player Niko Boulieris and professional basketball player Jerel McNeal have a lot in common. They both hail from the Land of Lincoln, both were an integral part of their respective teams all four ye...

Tennis still perfect after four weeks

Andrei Greska

February 14, 2010

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The ball kept on rolling Saturday afternoon for the Marquette men's tennis team as they swept Bradley 7-0 to keep it perfect for the season at 7-0. The Golden Eagles won all of the singles and doubles matches not dropping a...

Men’s tennis holding its own at home

David Peltz

February 11, 2010

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The Marquette men’s tennis team is used to playing multiple matches in a short span of time. At the end of January, the Golden Eagles played three opponents in the span of two days, and won 20 of 21 sets in that time. So...

GROVER: Men’s tennis takes target practice

Eric Grover

February 9, 2010

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Bounce, bounce. Pause. Bend, toss, elevate. Destroy. Those are not the dance steps to Gen. Larry Platt’s “Pants on the Ground” but the process by which a tennis player unleashes a wicked first serve on an unlucky opponent. ...

Men’s tennis defeats Toledo

David Peltz

February 5, 2010

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The Marquette men's tennis team defeated Toledo Thursday night at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium. The team won 5-2, with senior Mark Rutherford and freshman Otavio Perim dropped their sets late in the game. The win was the fifth straight...

Medan and Strauss make perfect pair on the court

Andrei Greska

February 2, 2010

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The short, slim man crouches on all fours like a tiger about to catch its prey. He stares intently at the other side, his mind cleared and focused on the task at hand. Yet in the back of his mind, there is something telling h...

Marquette douses Flames 6-1

Andrei Greska

January 31, 2010

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The Marquette men's tennis team continued its great start to the season defeating Illinois-Chicago Sunday morning and now stands at 4-0 on the year. The Golden Eagles defeated the Flames 6-1 winning  two of three doubles matches a...

Tennis leaves Chicago State, IUPUI at love

Andrei Greska

January 30, 2010

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The Marquette men's tennis team swept both dual meets Saturday at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium to bring its record to a perfect 3-0. "Overall I was satisfied with the way they competed.," coach Steve Rodecap said. "I felt they...

Men’s tennis to play three games in two days

David Peltz

January 28, 2010

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Marquette’s men’s tennis team faces a difficult schedule this weekend as the team takes on Chicago State and IUPUI Saturday and then Illinois-Chicago Sunday, all at home. The Golden Eagles look to continue their hot streak...