The Lipscomb men's and James Madison women's tennis teams have been honored as April's recipients of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Team Sportsmanship Award, the ITA announced Tuesday.
A crowd of well-wishers and top Lipscomb University officials were present Saturday, April 17, to witness the dedication of and inaugural serve at the Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center. The 2,200-square-foot tennis center includes a pro shop with a retail store, common area, restrooms and eventually locker rooms.
The Bisons faced Tennessee Tech University on Saturday, April 10, losing the match by a score of 5-2. Daniel Hangstefer and Colby Shaw won matches for the Bisons.
The Lipscomb Bisons tennis team finished the A-Sun porition of the season with a 1-9 record, losing 4-3 to Belmont Tuesday.
The Bisons tennis team faced Mercer University in an A-Sun conference match up on Saturday, April 3. With only a single win by Daniel Hangstefer, the Bisons fell to the Bears 6-1.
The Bisons traveled to Georgia to face Atlantic Sun foe Kennesaw State on Friday, April 2. The men fought a tough battle but fell in the end 6-1. Lipscomb's conference record now falls to 1-7.
The Lipscomb Bisons lost 7-0 Friday to No. 60-rated ETSU at the Lipscomb Tennis Center. Daniel Hangstefer and Josh Cummings were honored on senior day.
Although they put up a tough fight, the Lipscomb Bisons came up just short of victory, losing to the Austin Peay Governors 4-3. Daniel Hangstefer, Colby Shaw and Tanner Brown won matches.
Freshman Colby Shaw, competing in the No. 5 position, had Lipscomb's only win as the Bisons fell 6-1 to Stetson Saturday. Lipscomb is back in action Tuesday at 2 p.m. against Austin Peay at the Lipscomb Tennis Complex.
The Lipscomb Bisons tennis team won its first Atlantic Sun match in two seasons beating Florida Gulf Coast 4-3 Friday at the Lipscomb Tennis Center.
The Lipscomb Bisons traveled to play Georgia State. Unfortunately, the Bisons returned to Nashville empty handed following their 7-0 loss. The Bisons overall record falls to 3-6.
Joe McArdle and Colby Shaw picked up wins in singles competition as the Lipscomb Bisons fell 5-2 to A-Sun foe Jacksonville Sunday.
The Lipscomb men's tennis team played USC-Upstate Saturday morning in their second A-Sun conference match, but the Bisons could not pull out the victory, bringing their conference record to 0-2.
The Bisons opened conference season play Friday against Campbell University. Unfortunately, Lipscomb was not able to pull out the win, losing the match 7-0.
The Lipscomb Bisons and Lady Bisons will play on their new courts this Friday when Campbell visits at 2 for the first Atlantic Sun matches of the spring.
After two weeks off without any matches, the Lipscomb Bisons scheduled an impromptu match against Martin Methodist University Saturday. The match was the first to be played on Lipscomb's new home courts, a 4-3 win by the Bisons.
The Bisons had three indiviidual players win matches, but they lost the doubles point Saturday afternoon in Bowling Green, Ky., in a 4-3 loss to Western Kentucky.
After a three-week break, the Bisons came back to the courts with a strong 6-1 win over North Alabama Friday night at Richland Country Club.
In an attempt to help the devastated country of Haiti, the Lipscomb tennis teams sponsored a spin-a-thon to raise money to purchase water filters for Haitian families suffering from the earthquake. They brought in $1,600 for their efforts.
The Lipscomb men's and women's tennis programs are having a fund-raiser this Thursday from 7-10 p.m. in the Spinning Studio on the campus of Lipscomb University to raise support for Haiti's residents as they continue to recover from a devastating earthquake.
The Bisons kicked off their spring season Saturday night at Richland Country Club, sweeping Alabama A&M for a 7-0 victory.
Lipscomb Bisons coach Andrew Harris has high expectations for the spring after some of the performances he saw this fall from his team members.
New schedules for men's and women's tennis for the 2009-2010 season are available on the web site. In the past the schedules for those sports have been divided into fall and spring, but this time around all of the events are listed.