PORTSMOUTH – Tennis had three student-athletes named to the Mid-South Conference All-Academic Team as announced by conference officials. To be eligible for this honor, a student-athlete must be in at least sophomore academic standing and hold a GPA of 3.25 or higher. These three student-athletes are the second most honored in program history, second only to last year's five honorees.
PORTSMOUTH – Tennis wrapped up its regular season with a pair of defeats to Cumberland University and Georgetown College Monday afternoon at the Dr. William E. Daehler Tennis Center. Both of those squads are receiving votes in the latest NAIA Poll. The Bears fell 5-4 against Cumberland to start the day before a 7-0 loss to Georgetown.
BLUEFIELD, Va. – Women's tennis dropped a tough 8-1 match at Bluefield. The Bears were able to win at least six games in each of the singles slots and lost a tiebreak match in doubles along with another 8-6 defeat.
PORTSMOUTH – Karley Stites pulled out a hard-fought straight set victory in the deciding match Tuesday afternoon on the Dr. William E. Daehler Tennis Center courts as Shawnee State picked up its second conference victory of the season with a 5-4 win against Pikeville. The Bears trailed 4-3 with two singles matches to play but pulled out the needed victories for the team win.
COLUMBIA, Ky. – A day after notching its first win of the season in convincing 9-0 fashion, tennis had the tables turned completely against them Sunday afternoon with a 9-0 loss to No. 4 Lindsey Wilson. The Blue Raiders swept both the singles and doubles matches as each of the nine contested matches were played as eight-game pro sets.