July 1, 2011
46 Selected to Spring All-Academic Team
A total of 46 Eastern Washington University student-athletes have been honored on the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team for the 2011 spring quarter. Of the total, 20 were from the women's outdoor track and field team, 12 from the men's outdoor squad, six from women's tennis, five from men's tennis and three from women's golf.
April 27, 2011
Mussolini Selected to All-Big Sky First Team
Fernando Mussolini of the Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team was honored as one of elite players on the All-Big Sky Conference first team, announced Tuesday (April 26) by the league office. This is the first postseason award for the sophomore from Sao Paulo, Brazil. In the 2011 Big Sky season, Mussolini won five of eight singles matches, including two wins against fellow first-team honorees.
April 15, 2011
Postseason Hopes Still Alive as Eastern Beats Portland State, 7-0
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team delivered in a must-win match against the Vikings of Portland State on Friday (April 15) afternoon at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash. The Eagles triumphed with a 7-0 sweep of PSU, and thus, remained in the running for a bid to the 2011 Big Sky Conference Championship, held April 21-23 in Bozeman, Mont.
April 12, 2011
With Big Sky Tournament Bid on the Line, Eagles Host Portland State in Final Regular-Season Spar
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team returns to Cheney this Friday for its final dual match of the 2011 regular season – and it is a big one. The Eagles are facing a must-win situation when they host Portland State at 1 p.m., as a loss to the Vikings would put EWU out of Big Sky tournament contention.
April 10, 2011
Men’s and Women’s Tennis Fall in Flagstaff
The Eastern Washington University men’s and women’s tennis teams traveled together to Flagstaff, Ariz., for the final road trips of their 2011 seasons. Neither squad could find a way past the Lumberjacks on their home court though, as the men fell, 6-1 and the women, 7-0 on Saturday (April 9) at the Flagstaff Athletic Club East.
March 28, 2011
Eagles Host Gonzaga in Final Non-Conference Duel before April Fools Matchup with Sac State
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team returns home this week for two competitive matches against non-conference foe Gonzaga and Big Sky leader Sacramento State. The Eagles take on GU Tuesday (March 29) at 5 p.m. at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash. Eastern will host Sac State on Friday (April 1) at 2 p.m.
March 27, 2011
Eagles Drop Three Matches at Boise State Spring Break Classic
For the second week in a row, the Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team had its agenda slightly interrupted by Mother Nature. All matches at the Boise State Spring Break Classic on Friday and Saturday (March 24-25) were moved to the indoor tennis complex on the Boise State campus due to heavy rains in the area, and it was decided doubles would not be played unless to break a tie from singles play.
March 23, 2011
Eagles Continue Busy Week with Boise State Spring Break Classic
Less than 48 hours after returning home from a trip to California, the Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team will take off for another series of road matches this weekend in Boise, Idaho. The Eagles will compete in Boise State Spring Break Classic on Friday and Saturday (March 25-26) at various facilities in the area.
March 22, 2011
Eagles Find a Break in the Rain; Fit in Two Duel Matches in Golden State
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team had an abbreviated trip to the Golden State, as two of its first three scheduled matches were canceled due to heavy rain on the coast. After sitting for two days, the weather finally cooperated and Eastern was able to fit in a pair of matches against the Gauchos of UCSB and the Rams of Fresno City College.
March 20, 2011
Men’s Tennis Matches Canceled Due to Inclement Weather
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis matches against Cal Poly and Fresno City College have been canceled to due inclement weather on the central coast of California. Eastern (7-7, 3-2 Big Sky) was scheduled to play at Cal Poly on Saturday (March 19) and Fresno City College at a neutral location in San Luis Obispo on Sunday (March 20).
March 17, 2011
Eagles Prepare for Busy Spring Break Lineup
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team will hit the road this weekend for three non-conference matches in the Golden State. The Eagles will open their spring break slate against Cal Poly on Saturday (March 19). Eastern will stay in San Luis Obispo to play Fresno City College on Sunday (March 20) before heading south to take on the Gauchos of UCSB on Monday (March 21).
March 13, 2011
Eagles Split Weekend Matches Against Washington and Seattle
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team played two non-conference matches over the weekend, and came away with one win and one loss. On Friday (March 11), the Eagles faced one of the top 20 teams in the nation in Washington. The Huskies swept EWU in Seattle, 7-0. Eastern was victor in its second dual match on the west side, as it beat Seattle, 5-2 on Sunday (March 13) at the Boeing Tennis Club in Kent, Wash.
March 7, 2011
Sanchez, Cooper Selected as March Scholar-Athletes
Junior Julian Sanchez of the Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team and junior Chene Cooper from the women’s basketball squad were selected as EWU’s Scholar-Athletes of the Month for February. Sanchez, an international student from Ciudad Real, Spain, holds a 3.51 cumulative grade point average in business administration/economics. Cooper, a 2008 graduate of Lakes High School in Puyallup, Wash., has a 3.28 GPA in criminal justice.
March 6, 2011
Eastern Rebounds from Heartbreaking Loss to Bobcats with Huge Win Over Grizzlies
The physical, mental and emotional strength of the Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team was the put the test this weekend in a pair of grueling Big Sky Conference matches. The Eagles fell in heartbreaking fashion to the Bobcats of Montana State on Saturday (March 5) in Cheney, Wash.
March 2, 2011
Finally at Home, Men’s Tennis Prepares for Matches Against Montana Schools
After playing its last six-straight matches on the road, the Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team will finally return to Cheney, Wash., for its next two competitions. The Eagles will face two Big Sky opponents this weekend, starting with Montana State on Saturday (March 5) at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse. EWU will then battle Montana on Sunday (March 6). Both matches are scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Pacific time.
February 27, 2011
Eagles Take Care of Business in Pocatello
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team took control of the match early, and went on to defeat Idaho State, 5-2 on Sunday (Feb. 27) in a Big Sky Conference men's tennis match in Pocatello, Idaho. With the win, Eastern evened its overall season record to 5-5 and improved to 2-1 in conference action.
February 25, 2011
Weber State Comes Through in Clutch to Beat Eastern, 6-1
The box score may read 6-1, but the match itself was much closer. The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team forced five tiebreakers and three three-set matches on Friday (Feb. 25) in Ogden, Utah, but in the end, Weber State proved to have the upper hand, defeating Eastern, 6-1 in a Big Sky Conference men’s tennis match.
February 24, 2011
Eagles Hit the Road for Two Big Sky Battles
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team had more than two weeks off from competition following its last Big Sky contest. The extra practice time paid off for the Eagles, as the team defeated non-conference foe Gonzaga, 4-3 in its most recent outing on Tuesday (Feb. 22). Eastern will look to carry that momentum on the road, as it returns to conference action this weekend with matches against Weber State and Idaho State.
February 23, 2011
Eagles Upend Gonzaga, 4-3
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team was on the court for more than four hours Tuesday night at the Spokane Racquet Club in Spokane, Wash., but the Eagles prevailed with an exciting 4-3 decision over Gonzaga. The match featured three tiebreakers and two three-setters. With the win, Eastern evened its overall season record to 4-4, while the Bulldogs dropped to 2-7 in the 2011 campaign.
February 7, 2011
Mussolini and Ryan Earn First Scholar Athlete Honors of 2011
Sophomore Fernando Mussolini of the Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team and Brianne Ryan from the women’s basketball squad were selected by the EWU athletic department as the Scholar-Athlete Award recipients for the month of January.
February 6, 2011
Eastern Drops Narrow 4-3 Decision to Air Force, but Rebounds Well with Sweep of Northern Colorado
The Eastern Washington men’s tennis team had a highly successful trip to Colorado, as it played an extremely competitive match with Air Force before sweeping conference-foe Northern Colorado.The Eagles fell to USAFA Falcons, 4-3 on Saturday and then rolled past UNC with a 7-0 decision on Sunday at the Work Out West tennis facility
February 2, 2011
Eagles Open Conference Play at Northern Colorado
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team has two matches on tap this weekend, including its 2011 Big Sky Conference debut against Northern Colorado. The Eagles will first play Air Force on Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo., before traveling to Greeley to take on the Bears on Sunday at 8 a.m. Pacific time.
January 30, 2011
Portland Grabs 6-1 Win Over Eastern
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team lost its second-straight dual match, as it fell to Portland, 6-1 on Saturday (Jan. 29) evening in Portland, Ore. The Eagles, now 2-3 on the season, will have one more competition before they open conference play next Sunday (Feb. 6) at Northern Colorado. Eastern will play at Air Force the day before.
January 26, 2011
Mussolini Wins Initial Big Sky Player of the Week Honors
Sophomore Fernando Mussolini of the Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team was honored as the first tennis Big Sky Player of the Week for the 2011 season. This is the second weekly award for Mussolini, as he was also recognized by the league on Feb. 24, 2010.
January 23, 2011
Eagle Men Sweep Whitman Before Falling to No. 73 Idaho
For the second weekend in a row, the Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team came away with one win and one loss after a lengthy Saturday doubleheader. Eastern swept Whitman 7-0, but then dropped a narrow match to No. 73 Idaho, 5-2 at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash.
January 15, 2011
Eastern Finishes 1-1 in Opening Day Doubleheader
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team opened its 2011 campaign with a doubleheader in Spokane on Saturday (Jan. 15). The Eagles came away with a 1-1 record, as it defeated Division III Whitworth, 7-0 and then fell to Oregon, 6-1.
January 13, 2011
Men’s Tennis Opens Season With Doubleheader in Spokane
After an invaluable fall season, in which the Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team met several opponents from the Big Sky Conference and other top competition from around the region, the Eagles are ready to hit the ground running in 2011. The Eagles open their season this weekend with a doubleheader in Spokane on Saturday (Jan. 15).
November 7, 2010
Eagles Conclude Fall Season on High Note
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team had a stellar showing in its final event of the 2010 fall season, as the Eagles had 14 singles victories, including two consolation titles, and two wins in doubles play at the Pacific Northwest Intercollegiates in Seattle, Wash.
October 17, 2010
Mens Tennis Wraps Up Competition from ITA Regionals
Due to heavy rains in Stanford, Calif., the Eastern Washington University mens tennis team returned home a day early from the 2010 ITA Regionals, but not before turning in some quality competition against the nations top teams
October 10, 2010
Eagles Excel at Boise State Fall Classic
The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team had a superb showing at the Boise State Fall Classic, as the team recorded 12 wins in singles play and six in doubles. The Eagles had eight of its nine members competing at the three-day event, held Oct. 8-10 in Boise, Idaho. Highlighting the weekend was sophomore Fernando Mussolini, who advanced to the quarterfinals of the most competitive bracket after he won three-consecutive singles matches.
October 7, 2010
EWU Mens Tennis Hits the Road for Boise State Fall Classic
The Eastern Washington University mens tennis team will compete in its second of four tournaments of the 2010 fall season when it travels to Boise, Idaho for the Boise State Fall Classic Oct. 8-10. Including the Eagles, there will be 14 teams competing at the event, four of which hail from the Big Sky.
September 26, 2010
Eastern Has Strong Showing in First Event of 2010-11 Season
The Eastern Washington University mens tennis team kicked off its 2010-11 season by hosting the EWU/GU Classic Friday, Sept. 24 Sun, Sept. 26 in Cheney, Wash. Highlighting the performances for Eastern was sophomore Flavio Malagutti, who was crowned champion of the open singles B flight.
September 18, 2010
Late Scores Lift No. 18 Eagles Past No. 6 Grizzlies 36-27 in Red Turf Debut
It was REDemption for Eastern Washington Universitys senior class, but it was one senior and three juniors who made the biggest plays down the stretch. The first football game on Easterns new red Sprinturf surface was a huge success as the 18th-ranked Eagles knocked off No. 6 Montana 36-27 Saturday (Sept. 18) in the Big Sky Conference opener for both schools at Roos Field in Cheney, Wash.
July 8, 2010
54 Selected to Spring All-Academic Team
A total of 54 Eastern Washington University student-athletes have been honored on the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team for spring quarter 2010. Of the total, 20 were from the men's track and field team, 18 came from the women's squad, seven from men's tennis, five from women's golf and four from women's tennis.
June 17, 2010
Christy Borders & Jacob Kragt Selected as BSC Scholar-Athletes
Track and field athlete Christy Borders and football player Jacob Kragt, who are both headed for professions in health care, have been selected as Eastern Washington University's recipients of the Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award for the 2009-10 school year.
May 27, 2010
Malagutti Lands Coaching Position at Esteemed Summer Camp
Summer internships are a common endeavor for many college students, but an internship that involves coaching the sport you love on the campus of one of the most prestigious universities in the world is more than just a great work experience; it is a dream come true.