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Women’s tennis sends Kharkevitch out in style

All good things eventually come to an end. But for Christine Kharkevitch, things seemed better when they ended on a high note.UNC Wilmington’s women’s tennis team held its annual senior day celebration...

Senior Santtu Leskinen makes a strong hit against Eastern Tennessee State University.

Seniors for men’s tennis reflect as season winds down

Depending on who is asked, the theory of home court advantage may either be adamantly supported or skeptically shot down. For key members of UNC Wilmington’s men’s tennis team, the advantage of playing...

Women’s tennis battles harsh weather conditions in CAA play

Gusty winds and cold temperatures were what set the tone for Saturday, as nearly two dozen former players gathered for Alumni Day to watch UNC Wilmington’s women’s tennis team host the College of Charleston...

As athletes struggle with various injuries, it's sometimes the change in their physical ability that gets them back in the game.

Outside the lines: one man’s battle with himself

Noah Thomas | Contributing Writer September 17, 2015

While many athletes sustain injuries and work extremely hard to come back even stronger than before, at times it can be detrimental and keep players out of the game for a long time. Some athletes accept...

Senior Miller Hales fights for a point during UNCW's 5-2 victory over JMU earlier this season.

Defending champs UNCW enter CAA tourney as No. 4 seed

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor April 16, 2015

Coming off the most successful year in program history, expectations were difficult to pinpoint for the UNCW women’s tennis team.The Seahawks entered their name into the record books in 2014, capturing...

Senior tennis player Zach Hublitz (right) welcomes his little brother, freshman Josh, to the team this year.

Hublitz duo thrives on tennis court

Brittany Murdock | Staff Writer November 4, 2014

If you notice two boys that look fairly similar on the UNC Wilmington men’s tennis team, don’t be alarmed – there’s good reason for that.Those two are actually brothers and they go by freshman...

Tennis looks to add to success with new faces

John Levering | Staff Writer October 8, 2014

Entering his eighth season as UNC Wilmington’s men’s tennis coach, Mait DuBois has built a program that prides itself on winning, and the success is nothing at which to scoff.In the past six years,...

Hublitz credits tennis career to his No. 1 fan: his dad

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor March 12, 2013

Midway through his second season on the UNC Wilmington men's tennis team, sophomore Zach Hublitz has begun to solidify himself as one of the squad's top performers.Playing solely at the No. 6 seed last...

Clark looks to succeed at the head coaching level

Marty Simpkins | Staff Writer January 28, 2013

On August 12, 2012, the UNC Wilmington women's tennis program hired former University of Maryland men's tennis assistant Evan Clark to become the program's 11th head coach. While leading the Seahawks will...

Men’s tennis enters season with high expectations

UNC Wilmington men's tennis coach Matt DuBois is looking forward to seeing his team compete this season. Expecting this year's team to be the best, chemistry-wise, since he came here, Coach DuBois enters...

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