Posts Tagged: Tennis

Williams surpasses 100 career wins at Abilene Christian

April 20, 2017

Abilene Christian junior Whitney Williams of Anchorage remained undefeated in doubles in Southland Conference action with another victory against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. That win, coupled with her victory at No. 3 singles the same day, pushed the tennis star over the century mark in career victories for the NCAA D1 school in Texas. Williams, of… Read more »

Lewis improves to 3-0 at No. 1 singles for Eckerd College

April 7, 2017

Something about the top spot brings out the best in Eddie Lewis of Anchorage. Eckerd College’s lone senior was honored before the match and then went out and earned dominant wins in doubles and singles against Webber International in St. Petersburg, Florida. Lewis, of South High fame, had little trouble dispatching Jordi Rossello 6-1 and… Read more »

Williams inching closer to 100 career wins for Abilene Christian

March 30, 2017

A 12-match winning streak in doubles has Abilene Christian University junior Whitney Williams of Anchorage inching closer to reaching the century mark in career wins. Williams has combined to win 94 career singles and doubles victories in her three seasons with the NCAA D1 Wildcats of Abilene, Texas. She is looking to become at least… Read more »

Lewis holding his own in tough conference for Eckerd tennis

March 21, 2017

Playing in one of the toughest divisions in NCAA D2 tennis, Eddie Lewis of Anchorage is more than holding his own in the Sunshine State Conference. He’s thriving. The Eckerd College senior has been especially good in the month of March with a combined 9-2 record in singles and doubles for the NCAA D2 school… Read more »

Williams 4th Alaska woman to reach 70 college wins since 2010

January 29, 2017

Whitney Williams of Anchorage is the newest member of one of Alaska’s most exclusive clubs. The Abilene Christian University junior won at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles against Prairie View A&M to improve her career record to 71-39. Williams, of South High fame, is just the fourth Alaska woman since 2010 to reach… Read more »

Williams teams up to win Midland Invitational doubles title

September 19, 2016

Whitney Williams of Anchorage won her fifth career doubles tennis tournament with Abilene Christian University after teaming with Erin Walker to win the Midland Racquet Club Invitational in Texas. Williams, a junior, and Walker, a senior, captured the title over the second-seeded team from North Texas by winning a tiebreaker in the final. The Abilene… Read more »

Lewis picks up 50th career tennis win for Eckerd College

May 10, 2016

Eddie Lewis of Anchorage has been directly tied to the progression of the Eckerd College tennis team. The junior has increased his individual victory total in each of his three seasons in St. Petersburg, Florida. At the same time the NCAA D2 school has increased its win total. Lewis, of South High fame, finished tied… Read more »

Williams, doubles partner advance to Ojai Valley tourney final

May 5, 2016

An old foe prevented Anchorage’s Whitney Williams from claiming a title at one of the oldest events in college tennis. Williams and her Abilene Christian University doubles partner Erin Walker dropped a dramatic 8-7 defeat to teammates Kaysie Hermsdorf and Lucile Pothier in the women’s doubles championship at the 116th annual Ojai Valley Tournament in… Read more »

Abilene’s Williams named first team all-conference in Southland

April 20, 2016

Abilene Christian University tennis player Whitney Williams of Anchorage has earned first team Southland Conference honors in singles and honorable mention in doubles. The sophomore was voted the best No. 5 singles player in the NCAA D1 conference after posting a 17-2 record. Overall she is 19-5 and currently riding a 13-match winning streak. Williams,… Read more »

Burghart pulls out 3-set singles win, improves to 6-3 in Big Sky

April 10, 2016

The tennis season hasn’t always gone exactly the way Eastern Washington University junior Rendell Burghart of Anchorage wanted. He has lost more matches than he has won overall this season, but he never stopped fighting and was dropping sets to tiebreakers. His hard work was rewarded against Montana State. Burghart, of Dimond High fame, rallied… Read more »