Koniaev Wins Gold Singles Title on Final Day of Elon Women’s Tennis Fall Invitational

Posted by Press Release on September 17, 2017 at 9:29 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Alex Koniaev claimed the Gold Singles flight title as the Elon University women’s tennis team completed the final day of the Elon Fall Invitational on Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. FINAL RESULTS HIGHLIGHTS Koniaev faced Xandra Fougner of UNCW in the Gold Singles flight championship match and won …Read the Rest…

Koniaev Advances to Finals in Singles and Doubles at Elon Women’s Tennis Fall Invitational

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ELON, N.C. – Sophomore Alex Koniaev advanced to the finals of the Gold Singles draw and the Gold Doubles draw with Kirsten Ward to highlight Elon University women’s tennis at the Elon Fall Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. RESULTS HIGHLIGHTS In singles action, Koniaev first defeated Jamie Breunig of …Read the Rest…


Four Phoenix Advance in Singles on Day One of Elon Women’s Tennis Fall Invitational

Posted by Press Release on September 15, 2017 at 10:26 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University women’s tennis team had four Phoenix advance in singles action to highlight the first day of competition at the Elon Fall Invitational on Friday, Sept. 15, at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. RESULTS HIGHLIGHTS Kirsten Ward, Alex Koniaev, Sofia Edo and Mia Wallace all earned spots in the quarterfinals …Read the Rest…

Women’s Tennis to Host Annual Elon Fall Invitational

Posted by Press Release on September 14, 2017 at 10:46 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University women’s tennis team begins its fall season this weekend as the Phoenix hosts its annual Elon Fall Invitational tournament Friday-Sunday, Sept. 15-17, at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. TOURNAMENT DRAWS Action will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, and at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission …Read the Rest…

Elon Women’s Tennis Earns 12th Consecutive ITA Academic Team Honor

Posted by Press Release on July 27, 2017 at 9:45 am under College | Comments are off for this article

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Elon University women’s team was named one of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s (ITA) All-Academic Teams for the 12th consecutive year, the organization announced on July 25. Additionally, six student-athletes were named ITA Scholar Athletes. In addition, Erica Braschi, Natalia Janowicz, Alex Koniaev, Olivia Lucas, Kirsten Ward and Suzanne Zenoni were all …Read the Rest…


College Women’s Tennis News – Guilford Honored for Academic Excellence

Posted by Press Release on July 25, 2017 at 4:02 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

TEMPE, Ariz. – Guilford College and three Quakers’ student-athletes were among the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s (ITA) 2017 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes announced Tuesday. In all, 720 teams and 3,908 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored. The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA program with a cumulative team grade …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Asher, Braschi Named CAA Spring Sports Scholar-Athletes of the Year

Posted by Press Release on June 20, 2017 at 6:48 am under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association announced that Elon University juniors Stephanie Asher of women’s lacrosse and Erica Braschi of women’s tennis have been named Spring Scholar-Athletes of the Year for their respective sports on Monday, June 19. An exercise science major with a minor in psychology, Asher has been a member of the …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Braschi, Lucas Win ITA Carolina Region Women’s Tennis Postseason Awards

Posted by Press Release on May 16, 2017 at 11:43 am under College | Comments are off for this article

TEMPE, Ariz. – Elon University women’s tennis juniors Erica Braschi and Olivia Lucas both earned major Intercollegiate Tennis Association Carolina region awards for sportsmanship and leadership, the organization announced on Monday evening, May 15. Braschi was named the winner of the Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award, while Lucas collected the Cissie Leary Award for …Read the Rest…

Elon Women’s Tennis Places Three on All-CAA Teams

Posted by Press Release on May 2, 2017 at 5:11 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – The Elon University women’s tennis team placed three players on the all-conference teams as the Colonial Athletic Association announced the 2017 women’s tennis postseason awards on Tuesday, May 2. Erica Braschi and Olivia Lucas headlined the awards as they both earned All-CAA Second Team honors for both singles and doubles. Kirsten Ward …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Tennis Final – Virginia Wesleyan 5, Guilford 2

Posted by Press Release on April 29, 2017 at 8:36 am under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College’s Katie Claggett took a victory in the top-singles spot for the Quakers as Virginia Wesleyan College claimed a Friday afternoon victory over Guilford, 5-2. Virginia Wesleyan improves to 2-13, 1-8 in the ODAC while the Quakers finish the season 1-14, 0-11 in the ODAC. Claggett claimed Guilford’s singles win in …Read the Rest…

Elon Women’s Tennis Falls to UNCW in Thrilling CAA Semifina

Posted by Press Release on April 22, 2017 at 4:46 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The No. 2 seeded Elon University women’s tennis team fell in a heartbreaker to No. 6 seeded UNCW, 4-2, in the semifinals of the CAA Women’s Tennis Championship at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. FINAL RESULTS UNCW won the doubles point to take an early lead, and never allowed Elon to get …Read the Rest…


Elon Women’s Tennis Sweeps Towson to Advance to CAA Semifinals

Posted by Press Release on April 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The No. 2-seeded Elon University women’s tennis team got off to an excellent start in the CAA Women’s Tennis Championships, sweeping seventh-seeded Towson, 4-0, in the quarterfinals on Friday, April 21, at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. FINAL RESULTS With the win, Elon advances to its third straight CAA Championship semifinals and …Read the Rest…

Elon Phoenix Set for CAA Women’s Tennis Championships

Posted by Press Release on April 20, 2017 at 7:21 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The No. 2-seeded Elon University women’s tennis team begins the 2017 CAA Women’s Tennis Championships when they host the No. 7-seeded Towson Tigers on Friday, April 21. Once the morning matches are complete, Elon’s match will begin after one hour of warmups. RAIN, RAIN, GO AWAY… There is rain expected to hit …Read the Rest…

Start Times Adjusted for CAA Tennis Championship Quarterfinals (Elon & Burlington locations)

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ELON, N.C. – The Colonial Athletic Association has announced start time changes for 2017 CAA Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championship quarterfinal matches scheduled on Friday, April 21, at both the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center and the Burlington Tennis Center. The match times have been made due to the inclement afternoon weather forecast in the region. …Read the Rest…

Ward, Zenoni Named CAA Women’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week

Posted by Press Release on April 18, 2017 at 2:27 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – The Elon University women’s tennis duo of Kirsten Ward and Suzanne Zenoni were named the Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday, April 18. Ward and Zenoni were tabbed as the CAA Doubles Team of the Week after going 2-0 at No. 3 …Read the Rest…

Elon: Pairings Set for 2017 CAA Tennis Championships

Posted by Press Release on April 17, 2017 at 8:37 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The pairings are set for the 2017 CAA Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships, which will be held April 20-23 at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center on the campus of the Elon University. This is the second consecutive season that Elon is hosting the CAA Tennis Championships. Men’s Tournament Bracket | Women’s Tournament …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Tennis Final – Randolph 9, Guilford 0

Posted by Press Release on April 16, 2017 at 8:57 am under College | Comments are off for this article

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Randolph College’s women’s tennis team took a 9-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory over visiting Guilford College Saturday. The WildCats (11-3, 8-2 ODAC) matched the school record for ODAC wins in a season. Guilford drops to 1-13, 0-9 in the ODAC. Randolph dropped just three games in winning the three doubles …Read the Rest…


Elon Women’s Tennis Phoenix Tops James Madison in Regular Season Finale

Posted by Press Release on April 15, 2017 at 4:55 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University women’s tennis team swept through doubles and had a strong showing in singles play to earn a 5-2 victory over James Madison in its regular season finale on Saturday, April 15, at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. FINAL RESULTS After a clean sweep in doubles action, the Phoenix earned …Read the Rest…

Elon Women’s Tennis Sweeps Appalachian State in Midweek Matchup

Posted by Press Release on April 13, 2017 at 6:21 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University women’s tennis battled through the heat and earned a 7-0 sweep of Appalachian State on Wednesday, March 12, at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. FINAL RESULTS The Phoenix trailed in all three doubles matches at one point before fighting back to beat the Mountaineers on a beautiful spring afternoon. …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Tennis Final – Lynchburg 7, Guilford 2

Posted by Press Release on April 10, 2017 at 6:28 am under College | Comments are off for this article

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Lynchburg College downed visiting Guilford College, 7-2, in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) match Sunday. The Hornets improved to 7-7 overall, 4-3 in the league. The Quakers dropped to 1-11, 0-8 in the conference. Lynchburg captured two of three doubles points with wins in the second and third flights. Emily Simpson …Read the Rest…