Category: Tennis

Western tennis made a quick recovery over the weekend after falling hard. The Griffons opened up the weekend on Friday, April 15 against the Bearcats of Southwest Baptist. In singles matches, Southwest Baptist cleaned up with a complete sweep. Yasmine El Ghazi fell 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 1 spot. At the No. 2 spot,…

The Griffons had a home stay this weekend, facing Washburn, Central Oklahoma and Northeastern State. On Thursday, April 7, Western had a strong showing against the Ichabods in dual matches. In the No. 1 spot, Yasmine El Ghazi took her match 6-3, 7-6. Sarah Giraldo claimed a 6-4, 6-3 win in the No. 2 spot.…

Western tennis will kick off the spring season in Red Oak, Iowa as they take on the Graceland University Yellowjackets. Western went 1-0 in the fall in non-tournament matches, with a narrow 5-4 victory over William Jewell. Head coach Shawn Becker says the team’s goals are set much higher for this spring. “Coming off the…

As Missouri Western honored seniors Ceara Boldridge and Kayla Dysart, the women’s tennis team went 1-1 on Saturday, sweeping Lincoln (9-0) but losing to  No. 19 Southwest Baptist 4-5. The Griffons managed to grab all six wins in singles matches and all three in doubles this past Saturday. Senior Dysart said it felt pretty good…