2008-09 Men's Tennis News

May 29, 2009
NATHAN ROBINSON SIGNS NLI TO JOIN ISLANDER TENNIS PROGRAM
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team made a key addition this week, signing Nathan Robinson to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Islanders. Robinson, a transfer from Tyler Junior College, will come to the island as a sophomore with three years of eligibility remaining after completing one year at TJC.

May 27, 2009
MONTOISY NAMED TO SOUTHLAND ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis player Laurent Montoisy has been named to the Southland Conference Men's Tennis All-Academic team, one of just six players in the conference to receive the honor. Montoisy was also named to the first-team of the All-SLC team at the conclusion of the regular season.

May 8, 2009
ISLANDER TENNIS ENDS SEASON AT NCAA TOURNAMENT
College Station ? The #56 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team ended its season on Friday afternoon with a loss to the Arizona Wildcats in the NCAA Tournament. The first round match was held at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center on the campus of Texas A

May 7, 2009
ISLANDER MEN'S TENNIS PREPARES FOR ARIZONA
College Station ? The #56 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will begin NCAA play on Friday, May 8 at 1:00 PM against #24 Arizona at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center on the campus of Texas A&M.

April 29, 2009
ISLANDERS DRAW ARIZONA IN NCAA FIRST ROUND
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will be traveling to College Station to play in the NCAA Tournament. The Islanders found out their #$%^destination on Tuesday afternoon while watching the selection show at the Corpus Christi Country Club Pub.

April 26, 2009
ISLANDER MEN DOMINATE IN REACHING CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team dominated the Southeastern Louisiana Lions by a score of 4-0 at the HEB Tennis Center on day two of the 2009 Southland Conference Tennis Tournament.

April 26, 2009
ISLANDER MEN DOMINATE TO WIN SLC TOURNAMENT
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team pulled off another spectacular run in the Southland Conference tennis tournament, winning 4-0 once again over the Nicholls State Colonels at the HEB Tennis Center to win the 2009 SLC Tennis Championship.

April 23, 2009
ISLANDER TENNIS TEAMS PREPARE FOR SLC TOURNAMENT
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men and women's tennis teams are in the process of preparing for the upcoming Southland Conference Tennis Tournaments that start on Friday at the HEB Tennis Center.

April 23, 2009
ISLANDER MEN HONORED WITH ALL-SLC AWARDS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team garnered several awards from the Southland Conference as All-SLC selections on Thursday afternoon. Three players were named to the first team, two doubles teams were honored and Director of Tennis Steve Moore won his third-straight Coach of the Year award.

April 21, 2009
ISLANDER MEN FINISH SEASON UNDEFEATED IN SLC
Beaumont ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team completed another undefeated Southland Conference season on Monday afternoon. The Islanders were victorious over the Nicholls State Colonels by a 7-0 score in their final match of the season.

April 21, 2009
MONTOISY NAMED SLC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi's Laurent Montoisy has been named to Southland Conference men's tennis Player of the Week. Montoisy, a sophomore from Lasne, Belgium, played the No. 3 singles position for the Islanders, going 3-0, as well as teaming up with Jose Zunino at No. 2 doubles to go 2-0 and stay undefeated this week.

April 20, 2009
ISLANDERS CLAIM OUTRIGHT SLC TITLE WITH WIN OVER LIONS
Beaumont ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team claimed it's second-straight Southland Conference title with a 6-1 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday afternoon. The win extended their unbeaten streak to 11-straight matches and they are one win away from back-to-back undefeated seasons in the SLC.

April 16, 2009
ISLANDER MEN HOST LAMAR IN KEY SLC MATCH
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will be looking to stay perfect on Thursday afternoon, as they play host to Lamar in a 1:30 PM match at the Corpus Christi Country Club. The Islanders are 3-0 in Southland Conference play and will look to complete another undefeated SLC season after going 6-0 in matches last season.

April 16, 2009
ISLANDER TENNIS MATCH MOVED INDOORS
Due to the weather conditions, the 1:30 PM match between the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders and the Lamar Cardinals men's tennis teams has been moved indoors. The new match time is now 2:00 PM and has been moved to the Corpus Christi Atletic Club, located on the corner of Holly and Airline.

April 16, 2009
ISLANDERS CLINCH SHARE OF SLC CHAMPIONSHIP
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team clinched at least a share of the Southland Conference regular season title with a 5-0 victory over Lamar on Thursday afternoon. TAMUCC can win the outright title with a victory in either of their two remaining matches to end the season. Although it was a great accomplishment for the team, they are focused and looking forward to trying to complete consecutive undefeated seasons in SLC play.

April 10, 2009
ISLANDER MEN FALL TO TEXAS IN NON-CONFERENCE MATCH
Austin ? In a match much closer than the score, the #50 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team lost a non-conference match on the road to the #13 Texas Longhorns by a 7-0 final on Thursday night at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center.

April 9, 2009
ISLANDER MEN TRAVEL TO AUSTIN TO FACE TEXAS
The #50 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will travel to Austin to take on the #13 Texas Longhorns in non-conference action on Thursday evening.

April 7, 2009
PAVLOV NAMED SOUTHLAND PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis player Mikhail Pavlov has been named the Southland Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week. Pavlov recorded an undefeated week to capture the third such honor for an Islander player this season.

April 4, 2009
ISLANDERS REMAIN UNDEFEATED IN SLC PLAY WITH WIN OVER UTSA
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team took a strong 6-1 victory over the UTSA Roadrunners on the road Saturday afternoon in an important Southland Conference match.

April 1, 2009
ISLANDERS DOMINATE UT ARLINGTON IN SLC HOME MATCH
The #42-ranked Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team put on a dominating performance at the Corpus Christi Country Club this afternoon, beating the UT Arlington Mavericks in a Southland Conference home match by a 6-1 score.

March 31, 2009
ISLANDERS HOST UT ARLINGTON IN SLC MATCHUP
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will play host to UT Arlington on Wednesday afternoon in a Southland Conference matchup between the in-state rivals. Match time is set for 2:00 PM at the Corpus Christi Country Club.

March 29, 2009
ISLANDERS BATTLE ULL TO TOUGH 4-3 WIN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team had a tough non-conference match against Louisiana-Lafayette, winning 4-3 at the Corpus Christi Country Club on Sunday afternoon.

March 26, 2009
ISLANDERS GET BACK ON TRACK WITH WIN AGAINST DEPAUL
San Antonio - The #47 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team defeated the DePaul Blue Demons by a 4-2 final in a non-conference match on Wednesday.

March 22, 2009
ISLANDERS STUMBLE AGAINST BRONCS AT RICE INVITE
Houston - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team was dealt a blow today as they fell to Texas-Pan American in the Hampton Inn Galleria Rice Invite, hosted by the Rice University Owls.

March 21, 2009
ISLANDER MEN LOSE 4-3 HEARTBREAKER TO #36 RICE
Houston - The #39 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team lost a heartbreaker to the #36 Rice Owls on Saturday at the Hampton Inn Galleria Rice Invite by a 4-3 score.

March 20, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL TO #38 SAN DIEGO STATE AT RICE INVITE
Houston ? The #39 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team lost a 4-1 decision to #38 San Diego State on Friday at the Hampton Inn Galleria Rice Invite.

March 19, 2009
ISLANDERS TRAVEL TO HOUSTON FOR RICE TOURNAMENT
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will travel to Houston this weekend to take part in the Hampton Inn Galleria Rice Invite starting on Friday.

March 17, 2009
ISLANDERS MOVE TO #39 IN NATIONAL RANKINGS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team moved from #35 to #39 in the national polls this week. The Islanders were idle on the week and will next compete in the Hampton Inn Galleria Rice Invite, hosted by the Rice Owls in Houston.

March 9, 2009
ISLANDER MEN'S TENNIS RANKED #35 NATIONALLY IN LATEST POLL
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team made a big jump this week, moving from #52 in the ITA tennis ranking all the way up to #35. The move came after a strong showing in the HEB Tournament of Champions, where they beat New Mexico and Middle Tennessee and lost to Texas Tech in the finals. New Mexico went from #33 to #36 this week, Middle Tennessee went from #53 to #58 and Texas Tech improved from #35 to #30.

March 8, 2009
ISLANDERS SHINE AGAIN AT PRESTIGIOUS HEB TOURNAMENT
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team has a luxury that most teams around the country do not enjoy, they play host to the longest-running tournament in the nation, the HEB Tournament of Champions College Tennis Championships. It is one of the top team tournaments in the nation.

March 7, 2009
TECH DEFEATS ISLANDERS TO WIN HEB TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team came up just short of capping off an incredible weekend at the prestigious HEB Tournament of Champions in front of a crowd of 350 fans. #52 TAMUCC fell by a 4-0 score to #35 Texas Tech, capping off a great weekend for the Islanders and the Corpus Christi tennis community.

March 6, 2009
ISLANDERS HOST HEB TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS COLLEGE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will be hosting the HEB Tournament of Champions College Tennis Championships starting this Friday at 9 AM at the HEB Tennis Center. The #52 Islanders will begin the tournament by taking on #53 Middle Tennessee in a matchup of teams ranked in the ITA Top 75 team tennis rankings.

March 6, 2009
ISLANDERS KNOCK OFF #1 SEED TO REACH FINALS OF HEB TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team had a huge day at the HEB Tournament of Champions, taking its first match against #53 Middle Tennessee at 9 AM. The Islanders came up big in the 4 PM match, knocking off the top-seeded and 33rd-ranked New Mexico by a 4-1 final to move into the championship match against Texas Tech on Saturday at noon.

March 3, 2009
ISLANDERS MENS TENNIS MOVES UP IN RANKINGS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team has moved up to the #52 spot in the weekly ITA National Rankings, up from #62 the prevous week. It is the highest spot of the season for the Islanders, who have been in every Top 75 ranking this season.

February 17, 2009
FARRAS GARNERS SLC PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOD
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team got it's second player of the week honor as Jaumer Farras was recognized for his determined effort against #62 Nebraska this past Friday.

February 14, 2009
FARRAS' COURAGE LEADS ISLANDERS PAST NEBRASKA, UTPA
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team pulled off a rare two city double header victory Friday as they faced off against Nebraska in San Antonio before driving back to Corpus Christi and taking on Texas-Pan American in a conference match.

February 13, 2009
ISLANDERS PLAY DOUBLE HEADER, LOOK TO EXTEND SLC STREAK
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will compete in a rare double header on Friday, taking on Nebraska in the morning at 10 AM in San Antonio, and heading back to Corpus Christi to play host to Texas-Pan American in a 7 PM match at the indoor courts in the HEB Tennis Center.

February 8, 2009
ISLANDER MENS TENNIS DROPS MATCH AT #10 BAYLOR
Waco - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi mens tennis team took a 7-0 loss at the 10th-ranked Baylor Bears on Sunday afternoon on the campus of Baylor University.

January 27, 2009
LAURENT MONTOISY NAMED SLC TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis player Laurent Montoisy has been named the Southland Conference men's tennis player of the week. The honor is the first of the season for Montoisy, a sophomore from Lasne, Belgium.

January 25, 2009
ISLANDERS END TRIP WEST WITH LOSS TO #42 LOBOS
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team finished its first weekend of the spring season with a 4-2 loss to the University of New Mexico on Sunday afternoon.

January 24, 2009
ISLANDER MEN'S TENNIS REBOUNDS WITH WIN OVER NO. 44 HOOSIERS
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ? After suffering a hard-fought 4-3 loss to Radford on Friday in its first match of the spring, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's team rebounded with a 4-3 win over No. 44-ranked Indiana on Saturday.

January 23, 2009
ISLANDERS NETTERS FALL IN BARNBURNER TO RADFORD IN OPENER
COLLEGE STATION ? In a battle of top 75 teams, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team fell in its first match of the spring to Radford 4-3 Friday afternoon at the George T. Mitchell Tennis Center at Texas A&M.

November 3, 2008
FRESHMAN PACE WINS TEXAS TOURNAMENT
Austin, Texas -- Texas A&M-Corpus Christi freshman David Pace gave the Islanders a big result this past weekend, winning the B draw at the Texas Invitational on the University of Texas campus.

October 26, 2008
MEN'S TENNIS WRAPS UP STRONG ITA SHOWING
College Station, Texas ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team finished play Sunday at the ITA Regional being held on the campus of Texas A&M.

October 25, 2008
ISLANDER MEN SHINE AT ITA REGIONAL
College Statiton, Texas -- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team had a good day at the ITA Regional being held on the campus of Texas A&M.

October 11, 2008
ISLANDERS WIN DOUBLES DRAW AT UTSA
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis had several outstanding individual performances on Saturday as team members took part in the UTSA Invitational and the Midland Racquet Club Invitational tournaments.

October 10, 2008
ZUNINO, FARRAS SHINE AT MIDLAND, UTSA TOURNAMENTS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team had several players competing in the UTSA Invitational and the Midland Racquet Club Invitational on Friday afternoon.

September 27, 2008
ISLANDERS HAVE STRONG SHOWING AT BAYLOR HEB INVITATIONAL
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis program had a strong showing this past Friday and Saturday as they competed in the Baylor HEB Invitational.

September 26, 2008
ISLANDER MEN'S TENNIS SEES EARLY ACTION
Members of the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's team took part in the first day of individual action this Friday.

September 24, 2008
MEN'S TENNIS TEAM OPENS FALL SEASON AT BAYLOR
Members of the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will be in action this weekend at the season opening Baylor Fall Invite.