2009-10 Men's Tennis News

April 21, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS PICKS UP SEVERAL SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE POSTSEASON AWARDS
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's tennis player Doris Kuselj has been named the Southland Conference's Freshman of the Year while Nathan Robinson was named the men's tennis Newcomer of the Year on Wednesday by a vote of the coaches and sports information directors. Director of Tennis Steve Moore was also named to Coach of the Year for his leadership of the men's tennis team to its third straight Southland Conference Championship.

April 19, 2010
ISLANDERS TENNIS PROGRAM ENJOYS SPECIAL DAY ON FINAL DAY OF SEASON
Houston - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team won the Southland Conference regular season championship #$%^despite playing with less than half the scholarships of the other teams and the women secured their highest seed in school #$%^history in the conference tournament and will make the tourney for the second year in-a-row.

April 16, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS TEAMS SET TO WRAP UP REGULAR SEASON THIS WEEKEND
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's and women's tennis teams will play their final matches of the regular season this Sunday when the men face Lamar in a road match at 1 PM while the women play Southeastern Louisiana in Beaumont for a neutral site match at 11 AM.

April 11, 2010
ISLANDERS TAKE CONTROL OF OWN DESTINY WITH 6-1 WIN OVER RIVAL UTSA
In the final home match of his career, Dmitry Novikov led his Texas A&M-Corpus Christi teammates to a 6-1 win over rival UTSA #$%^to put themselves in the driver's seat for the Southland Conference Championship. Novikov won both of his matches on the day #$%^and recorded his 78th and 79th career victories to add to his Islander record.

April 9, 2010
MEN'S TENNIS FACES SOUTHLAND RIVAL UTSA ON SENIOR DAY
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will play host to conference rival UTSA on Saturday in a 12 PM match at the #$%^Corpus Christi Country Club.

April 7, 2010
ISLANDER BOUNCE BACK STRONG WITH 4-1 WIN AT UT ARLINGTON
Arlington - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team bounced back in a big way on Tuesday afternoon, taking a 4-1 win over UT Arlington on the road.

April 5, 2010
ISLANDERS LOOK TO BOUNCE BACK ON THE ROAD AGAINST UT ARLINGTON
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will look to bounce back from their first Southland Conference loss in 18 #$%^matches when they travel to UT Arlington for a 2 PM match on Tuesday.

April 1, 2010
ISLANDERS SPLIT MATCHES AGAINST TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN
Edinburg - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tennis teams split a pair of matches on Wednesday with the women beating the Broncs by a 4-2 margin in a non-conference match against Texas-Pan American. while the men's team had its 17-match winning streak snapped with a 6-1 loss. It is the first regular-season Southland Conference loss since Director of Tennis Steve Moore returned to the program in 2006.

March 30, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS TEAMS TRAVEL TO EDINBURG TO TAKE ON TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's and women's tennis teams will travel to play Texas-Pan American on Wednesday in Edinburg. The men's match will be a Southland affair as the Broncs men's team is an associate member of the conference while the women's match will be a non-conference match.

March 22, 2010
TENNIS CLOSES OUT INVITATIONAL WITH LOSS TO NO. 48 RICE
Houston - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team lost a 4-0 match against the host team, No. 48 Rice, on the final day of the 52nd Annual Rice Invitational.

March 21, 2010
ISLANDERS ROLL TULANE IN 4-1 WIN AT 52ND ANNUAL RICE INVITATIONAL
Houston - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team had another marathon match on Saturday afternoon before taking a 4-1 win over the Tulane Green Wave on the second day of the 52nd Annual Rice Invitational. Originally scheduled to be played at Rice University, the match was moved indoors to the Galleria Tennis Club due to rain and was played on just three courts with the match lasting over six hours.

March 19, 2010
ISLANDER MEN'S TENNIS TRAVELS TO 52ND ANNUAL RICE INVITATIONAL
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will take part in the 52nd Rice Invitational this weekend against some of the top competition in the nation. The Islanders play No. 36 North Carolina State on Friday, Tulane on Saturday and No. 48 Rice on Sunday in the three-day event.

March 19, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS FALLS IN HARD-FOUGHT OPENER AT RICE INVITATIONAL
Houston - For the third time this year, the Islanders competed in a major national invitational tournament as the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team played a tough match against one of the top teams in the country before falling 4-1 to No. 36 North Carolina State.

March 17, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS FALLS TO UMBC IN PAIR OF TENNIS MATCHES
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tennis program lost a tough 4-3 final in men's action and a 4-2 final on the women's side on Wednesday morning at the Corpus Christi Country Club against Maryland-Baltimore County.

March 16, 2010
ISLANDER MEN DOWN PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, UMBC MATCHES RESCHEDULED
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team won a 4-0 final over the Prairie View A&M Panthers in Houston this morning and will return home to play a late-night match at the Corpus Christi Athletic Club.

March 10, 2010
MEN'S TENNIS BOUNCES BACK WITH 4-0 WIN OVER ST. LOUIS BILLIKENS
San Antonio - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team bounced back from a rough weekend at the HEB Tournament of Champions with a more than convincing win against St. Louis University on Tuesday in a neutral site match.

March 10, 2010
ISLANDERS SUFFER 4-3 SETBACK AGAINST TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team took another tough 4-3 loss, this time to Texas-Pan American, on Wednesday afternoon at the Corpus Christi Country Club. It is the third such decision for the Islanders in their 14 matches this season.

March 8, 2010
MEN'S TENNIS SET TO PLAY ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY IN NEUTRAL SITE MATCH
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will take on St. Louis in a neutral-site match on Tuesday in San Antonio.

March 6, 2010
ISLANDER MEN FALL TO MIDDLE TENNESSEE IN LATE MATCH AT HEB TOURNEY
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team suffered its second setback of the day when they fell by a 4-2 final to Middle Tennessee in the afternoon match at the HEB Tennis Center. The Islanders will continue play in the HEB Tournament of Champions against either Louisiana-Lafayette or South Alabama at 9 AM on Saturday.

March 6, 2010
ISLANDERS CLOSE OUT HEB TOURNEY WITH LOSS TO ULL
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team lost a 4-3 thriller against Louisiana-Lafayette in their final match at the HEB Tournament of Champions on Saturday morning. The match lasted nearly five hours before falling in a match that came down to the final doubles point.

March 5, 2010
ISLANDER MEN SUFFER HEARTBREAKING DEFEAT IN OPENING ROUND OF HEB TOURNAMENT
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team suffered a dramatic 4-3 setback to the DePaul Blue Demons on Friday morning at the HEB Tennis Center. The loss came in the opening round of the HEB Tournament of Champions.

March 4, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS HOSTS 44TH ANNUAL HEB TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will be hosting the 44th Annual HEB Tournament of Champions College Tennis Championships starting this Friday at 9 AM at the HEB Tennis Center. The Islanders will open the tournament by taking on the DePaul Blue Demons.

February 22, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS TEAMS DOWN NICHOLLS FOR SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE VICTORIES
Beaumont - In a rematch of last year's Southland Conference Tournament finals, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men beat Nicholls by a 4-2 final. The women's team also won a 4-3 match against the Lady Colonels on Sunday afternoon.

February 21, 2010
NO. 4 LONGHORNS TOO MUCH FOR YOUNG ISLANDERS
Austin - Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3-5) ran into an immovable object on Saturday in the form of the #4 team in the country the University of Texas (8-1). The Islanders battled tough at Penick-Allison Tennis Center but the 'Horns proved to be quite formable in the 7-0 loss.

February 20, 2010
ISLANDER MEN WIN SEVEN-HOUR THRILLER OVER ULL IN LONG DAY FOR MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TEAMS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's and women's tennis teams had quite the long day, starting the day at 9 AM on Thursday in Shreveport, La. and finishing up in Lafayette, La. at 12:30 AM on Friday morning.

February 17, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS TEAMS TRAVEL TO LOUISIANA FOR TWO CITY DOUBLEHEADER
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's and women's tennis teams will be traveling to Louisiana for a two-city doubleheader against Centenary College and Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday.

February 2, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS DROPS ITA CONSOLATION MATCH TO IOWA
Waco - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team, a No. 3 seed in the ITA Kick-Off Tournament's Baylor regional, lost a hard-fought dual match against No. 58 Iowa on Monday morning , the No. 4 seed. The Islanders lost by a 4-2 final to the Hawkeyes in the consolation match of the regional.

February 1, 2010
ISLANDERS FALL TO NO. 38 TCU AT ITA INDOOR NATIONALS
Waco - The No. 66 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team dropped a 4-0 decision to No. 38 TCU on the first day of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Indoor Nationals regional on the campus of Baylor. The tournament pits the top 64 teams in the nation in 16 four-team regionals for the right to go to the finals on the campus of Ohio State.

January 30, 2010
ISLANDERS ITA MATCH MOVED TO SUNDAY MORNING
Waco - The No. 66 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will be competing a day later than expected this weekend as their match against No. 38 TCU has been moved from Saturday to an 11 AM start on Sunday morning. The match is part of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Indoor National Tournament.

January 29, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS TEAMS PICK UP ROAD WINS AGAINST PRAIRIE VIEW A&M
Houston - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's and women's tennis teams each picked up their first win of the season on Thursday afternoon at the Houston Metropolitan Racquet Club after the matches had to be moved indoors due to bad weather.

January 28, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS TEAMS BACK IN ACTION AT PRAIRIE VIEW
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's and women's tennis teams will be back in action on Thursday afternoon with both teams facing the Prairie View A&M Panthers. The men will start at 10 AM with the women starting at 2 PM in the afternoon.

January 25, 2010
ISLANDERS DROP PAIR OF MATCHES IN NEW MEXICO
Albuquerque, N.M. - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis season got off to a tough start in New Mexico this weekend as the Islanders were on the wrong side of their first two matches. They lost a 7-0 decision to New Mexico, last year's Mountain West Conference Champions, on Saturday and fell by a 5-1 final to New Mexico State on Sunday morning.

January 22, 2010
ISLANDER TENNIS GEARS UP FOR SEASON OPENER
Albuquerque, N.M. - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team will start the 2010 spring schedule on Saturday, Jan. 23 against New Mexico. The Islanders, ranked No. 58 in the preseason Intercollegiate Tennis Association polls, will play two matches in two days, following the first match with one against New Mexico State on Sunday.

October 26, 2009
LONGHORNS END ISLANDERS RUN AT ITA REGIONALS
College Station - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team finished up an impressive run in the Wilson/ITA Texas Regional after falling in matches to members of the Texas Longhorns. The regional is one of the biggest tournaments in the fall and includes every Division I team in the state of Texas with the winner of the tournament in singles and doubles going to the national tournament.

October 25, 2009
IMPRESSIVE DAY FOR ISLANDER MEN'S TENNIS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team had an impressive opening day at the Division I ITA South Central Regional Championships. The tournament draw included every division one team in Texas.

September 27, 2009
ISLANDERS FINISH PLAY AT BAYLOR HEB INVITATIONAL
Waco - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team finished up play at the prestigious Baylor HEB Men's Invitational late Friday and Saturday on the campus of Baylor University,

September 25, 2009
ISLANDERS DEFEAT TEXAS, TEXAS A&M AT BAYLOR HEB INVITE
Waco - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's tennis team had quite a day at the Baylor HEB Invitational on Friday. Playing in one of the toughest individual tournaments in the nation, the Islanders downed teams from Texas and Texas A&M in the A draw, the top flight of the tournament.

September 20, 2009
TAMUCC DOMINATES ON DAY TWO OF ISLANDER OPEN
It will be an all-Islander final on the women's side while a member of the men's team is also in the finals as the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tennis teams continued to dominate on day two of the Islander Open.

September 20, 2009
TAMUCC WINS FOUR TITLES AT ISLANDER OPEN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tennis teams closed out a very successful weekend on Sunday, winning the women's singles and women's doubles championships to give the Islanders 4-of-5 titles on the weekend. The other title went to Aswin Vijayaragavan of Texas-Pan American with TAMUCC's Dmitry Novikov finishing in the runner-up spot.

September 19, 2009
ISLANDERS HAVE SUCCESSFUL DAY AT ISLANDER OPEN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's and women's tennis programs had quite the day as members of both teams had successful play in the inaugural Islander Open, an ITA-sanctioned fall tournament.

September 18, 2009
ISLANDER TENNIS HOSTS INAUGURAL ISLANDER OPEN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tennis program will be making a big addition to its resume this weekend as both the men's and women's programs will be hosting the Islander Open, the first ever Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) sanctioned fall tournament in Corpus Christi. The ITA is the NCAA governing body of college tennis.