2008-09 Men's Tennis News
June 30, 2009
Landmark Honors Second Semester Senior Scholar Athletes
The Landmark Conference has chosen fourteen student-athletes as Landmark Senior Scholar Athletes for their respective winter and spring sports. A committee of Landmark Conference officers, athletics directors and sports information directors selected the recipients, choosing one senior from each of the sports sponsored by the conference. The honorees must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 and are selected based on their accomplishments in all areas of college life including athletics, academics and other extracurricular activities. It is the most exclusive award given out by the conference with just 20 honorees for each academic year.
June 16, 2009
Landmark Releases Spring All-Academic Team
The Landmark Conference has announced that 32 student-athletes have been honored with selection to the 2009 Spring Landmark All-Academic Team. Two male and two female athletes from each of the eight Landmark institutions were selected for the team which honors athletes who have excelled athletically and academically.
May 7, 2009
Men's Tennis All-Conference Team Announced
After an extremely competitive second season of Landmark Conference competition 16 student-athletes have been selected to the 2009 All-Landmark Conference Mens Tennis Team as selected by the conferences eight head coaches. The team consists of a first and second team, with six singles players and three doubles pairings per team, and the voting took place prior to the start of the Landmark postseason.
May 4, 2009
Landmark Honors Players of the Week After Conclusion of Championships
After the conclusion of Landmark Championships in six spring sports a total of 10 student-athletes have been honored as Landmark Players of the Week. The Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark office.
May 2, 2009
Drew Men's Tennis Collects Another Conference Title
Drew mens tennis made it nine straight conference championships as it defeated Moravian, 6-3, in the Landmark Finals. The Rangers fought back from a 2-1 deficit after doubles play to take five of the six singles matches. Elliot Smegos valiant effort at fifth singles clinched the win for the Rangers after Jeff Marshall, Matt Brisott and Jon Pransky had already picked up points.
April 28, 2009
Landmark Spring Sports Championships Kick Off On Tuesday
The Landmark Conference will conclude its second season of competition as conference postseason championships begin with semifinal action starting on Tuesday April 28 and Wednesday April 29. Postseason play will continue May 1 with championships being held on May 2 and May 3.
April 28, 2009
Drew Men's Tennis Advances To Landmark Finals
Drew mens tennis advanced to the Landmark Conference finals with an 8-1 win over Juniata on Tuesday. The Rangers will host Moravian at the Drew Tennis Center on Saturday afternoon in a rematch of one of the seasons best contests. Drew will be looking to win its ninth consecutive conference title.
April 28, 2009
Moravian Advances To Landmark Men's Tennis Finals
The second seeded Moravian College men's tennis team advanced to the 2009 Landmark Conference Championship match after defeating third seeded The University of Scranton, 6-0, in a Landmark Conference Semifinal match at Hoffman Courts.
April 27, 2009
Landmark Recognizes 14 Players of the Week
With one Landmark sport holding its Championship and the remaining spring sports concluding Landmark regular-season competition, a total of 14 student-athletes have been chosen as Landmark Players of the Week. The Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark office.
April 23, 2009
Greyhounds Outlast Royals In Key Men's Tennis Match
The Moravian men's tennis team improved its chances of hosting a home postseason match for the first time since 1996 as the Greyhounds defeated The University of Scranton, 6-3, in a Landmark Conference match that took two days to complete.
April 20, 2009
Landmark Picks Full Slate Of Spring Players of the Week
A critical week of Landmark action in which numerous postseason berths were secured has earned 14 student-athletes Landmark Player of the Week recognition. The Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark office.
April 19, 2009
Drew Tennis Wins Battle Of Landmark Unbeatens
Drew mens tennis survived an intense, thrilling marathon match with Moravian, 5-4. The Rangers took all three doubles points in close matches and needed every one as the Greyhounds came storming back in the singles. Jon Pranksys gutsy win at sixth singles proved the difference as Drew won its 71st straight conference match.
April 14, 2009
Drew Blanks USMMA To Remain Unbeaten In Landmark
Drew mens tennis swept to another conference victory with a 9-0 win over USMMA in the Simon Forum. Moved inside due to rain, the match was wrapped up by the Rangers in just over two hours as they improved to 5-0 in the Landmark Conference. Drew has run its streak to 71 consecutive conference wins.
April 13, 2009
Landmark Honors Spring Sport Players of the Week
With the spring sports season heading into the home stretch and after a busy week of competition fourteen spring sport student-athletes have been chosen as Landmark Players of the Week. The Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark office.
April 13, 2009
Scranton Men's Tennis Blanks USMMA For Fifth Straight Win
The University of Scranton mens tennis team cruised to its fifth straight victory Monday by downing the United States Merchant Marine Academy, 9-0, in Landmark Conference action.
April 9, 2009
Eagles Fly Past Stevenson In Men's Tennis
The Juniata College men's tennis squad won its third consecutive match with a 7-2 win over Stevenson University, Thursday afternoon in Stevenson, Md. The win improved Juniata's record to 8-5, heading into an important Landmark Conference match against Catholic University on Monday.
April 7, 2009
Mariners Collect Convincing Tennis Victory
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy mens tennis team defeated Webb, 8-1. With the victory, USMMA moves to one match under .500. The Mariners won every singles match and won all but one double match for the night.
April 6, 2009
Landmark Picks Fourteen Recipients As Players of the Week
Another busy week of spring sports action sees 14 Landmark student-athletes chosen as Landmark Players of the Week. The Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark office.
April 5, 2009
Juniata Sweeps Goucher For First Landmark Win
The Juniata College men's tennis team posted its first Landmark Conference victory of the season with a 9-0 win over Goucher College, Sunday afternoon on the Raffensperger Tennis Courts.
March 30, 2009
Spring Sports Student-Athletes Claim Player of the Week Honors
A total of fourteen student-athletes have been recognized as Landmark Players of the Week after another full week of spring sports competition. The Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark office.
March 25, 2009
Moravian Tennis Surpasses 2008 Win Total
The Moravian men's tennis player posted an 8-1 non-conference win at Neumann College for the teams seventh win of the season, surpassing last years win total of six in just ten contests.
March 24, 2009
Royals Nab Men's Tennis Non-Conference Win
Behind two wins apiece from sophomores Carl Caceres (Teaneck, N.J./Bergen Catholic), Matt Kaplan (Fair Hills, N.J./Ridge) and Dan Parisi (Howell, N.J./Howell), The University of Scranton men's tennis team defeated Neumann College, 6-3, at the Poly Hi Tennis Courts Tuesday afternoon.
March 23, 2009
Landmark Honors Full Slate Of Spring Players of the Week
After a busy week of conference and non-conference competition, the Landmark Conference has selected 14 student-athletes as Landmark Conference Players of the Week. The Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark office.
March 17, 2009
Scranton Blanks Messiah In First Spring Match
The University of Scranton mens tennis team opened the spring portion of its 2009 schedule with a convincing 9-0 victory over Messiah College this afternoon.
March 16, 2009
Ten Student-Athletes Claim Player of the Week Honors
With a full slate of spring sports teams in action this past week a 10 Landmark student-athletes have been chosen as Landmark Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
March 14, 2009
Greyhounds Roll Past Rival Muhlenberg In Men's Tennis
The Moravian men's tennis team opened its 2009 home season with an 8-1 non-conference victory over rival Muhlenberg College at Hoffman Courts.
February 27, 2009
Drew Is Favored In Landmark Men's Tennis Preseason Poll
The Drew University mens tennis team claimed the first Landmark Mens Tennis Championship in 2008 and the Rangers have been picked to defend that crown as selected in the Landmark Preseason Mens Tennis Poll. The head mens coaches and sports information directors at each institution that sponsors the sport were polled for the preseason ballot.