It was two big wins against two top teams to finish off the Indoor National Tennis Tournament Friday and Saturday for Idaho seniors Marius Cirstea and Abid Akbar.
The Indoor National Championship was within their grasp, and all it took was one loss to take that opportunity away from Idaho doubles pairing, seniors Marius Cirstea and Abid Akbar.
Doubles duo heads to the Big Apple from uiargonaut.com on Vimeo. Just as Idaho senior Marius Cirstea predicted earlier this fall, he and doubles partner Abid Akbar have made it to the Indoor National Championships in Flushing Meadows, New York.
The Vandal men’s tennis team had big hopes going into the weekend, but things didn’t go quite as planned despite Jose Bendeck and Matt Oddonetto’s strong results in consolation play.
Idaho tennis plays last fall tournament this weekend
The crown stays in Idaho after the Vandals tennis doubles pairing, seniors Marius Cirstea and Abid Akbar, won five straight matches and the Regional Championship in Las Vegas.
Undefeated on the weekend and 11-1 on the season, Idaho junior Almudena Sanz did her part in an impressive weekend for the Vandal women’s tennis team in Portland.
Las Vegas is typically a place to win big, or lose big, but the Vandal women’s tennis team found a middle ground putting up mixed results with some big wins in the lower rounds in addition to some tough losses.
Victory always tastes better for a Vandal when it’s in Bronco territory, and this weekend all the Vandals got a small taste but Jose Bendeck and Cesar Torres got it the best.
Vandals are always looking for a chance to beat some Broncos, and the Idaho men’s tennis team may get that opportunity this weekend at the Boise State Fall Classic.
The Boise State Jack Taylor Inivitational is a challenging tournament and this weekend the Vandal women’s tennis team won some tough matches and gained valuable experience. Ale Lozano, Bety Flores, Constance Alexander, and Rita Bermudez are the four Vandals who took the always-anticipated trip down to Bronco territory. Idaho was unable to win any of……
Big wins for Abid Akbar and Marius Cirstea at Baylor and a doubles championship for Cesar Torres at Eastern Washington helped make the first competition weekend for the Vandal men’s tennis team a success.
The Baylor-HEB Invitational and Eastern Washington Invitational will both be held this weekend, and the Vandal men’s tennis team will be represented at both in their first competitions of the season.
While many Vandal athletes went home for the summer, four Idaho tennis players traveled to Southampton, New York, to coach.
Feeling more competitive than last fall, the Idaho tennis coaches have designed schedules to allow both the men’s and women’s teams chances to play at a higher level.
This summer, Idaho women’s tennis player Vicky Lozano had a chance to impress on the world stage, and she didn’t disappoint.
Only two percent of universities in the United States have a golf course and the University of Idaho is proud to be in that select group.
Youthful players and their new coach overcame the odds this season as the Vandal women’s tennis team finished 19-8 overall and 4-2 in the WAC.
Before the WAC Championship the Idaho men’s golf team knew winning the whole tournament was possible.
After smashing through the WAC Championship quarterfinal match, Idaho battled the Hawaii Warriors in the semifinals, but fell short.
The sixth-seeded Utah State Aggies were no test for the third-seeded Idaho Vandals Thursday morning in the first round of the WAC tournament in Las Cruces, N.M.
Every team likes to end its regular season on a high note, and for the Vandal women’s tennis team that came in the form of two consecutive WAC victories.
The WAC victory over the Wolf Pack was a big one for the Idaho women’s tennis team and the Vandals have a chance at two more this weekend — one away and one at home.
Idaho women’s tennis began its first home weekend on a four-match win streak and on the hunt for its first WAC win of the season. The Vandals (16-6, 1-1 WAC) beat the Nevada Wolf Pack (5-9, 0-2 WAC) in a grueling comeback victory Friday, getting theWAC win and increasing their win streak to five. But……
The University of Idaho women’s tennis team (15-5, 0-1 WAC) will play its first home matches of the season this weekend if the weather cooperates. Regardless of location, the matches will prove competitive.