Posts Tagged: Tennis

Williams passes Lewis for most college wins by an Alaskan

November 23, 2017

Back in 2009, Whitney Williams moved to Alaska and the first opponent she faced in her first tennis tournament was Emma Lewis. It’s fitting because the two players have been linked ever since. The younger Williams beat Lewis in three sets that day, but since then she’s always looked up to Lewis, who is four… Read more »

Williams wins doubles title, moves closer to state record for wins

October 13, 2017

Whitney Williams of Anchorage collect her sixth career doubles title with the Abilene Christian University women’s tennis team in Dallas, Texas. Maybe more importantly, though, she moved closer to a coveted record among Alaska players. With 116 career victories, Williams is now within single digits of matching the state record of 125 set by Anchorage’s… Read more »

Lewis drops three-setter thriller at USTA Grass Court Nationals

August 15, 2017

Anchorage’s Eddie Lewis reached the Round of 32 at the USTA Grass Court Tennis Championships at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island. Unfortunately, he dropped a three-set decision to Benjamin Maxwell of St. Pete Beach, Florida. Lewis, of South High fame, lost 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 for a chance to advance to… Read more »

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 »