Tag: tennis

Bickett is new Phoenix tennis coach

UW-Green Bay has named Daniel Bickett as the next head coach of the Phoenix tennis programs, Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie announced on Thursday. Bickett joins Green Bay following a one-year stint as the head coach at UW-Oshkosh and six seasons as an assistant coach for the highly successful program at UW-Whitewater. Prior to […]

Six student-athletes named to Horizon League all-academic teams

Congratulations are in order for the six UW-Green Bay Phoenix athletes named Wednesday (June 18) to the Horizon League’s spring academic all-league teams. The honorees are four Phoenix softball players (Marissa Michalkiewicz, Hailey Mohrfeld, Stacey Butts and Shannon Butts) and two men’s tennis players (Michael Tenzer and Leopold Gomez Islinger). Teams were voted on by […]

Phoenix men draw No. 13 seed Notre Dame in NCAA tennis opener

The UW-Green Bay men’s tennis team, champions of the Horizon League, will face No. 13 overall seed Notre Dame in an NCAA Division I tournament opener on Friday, May 9. If they get by the Fighting Irish, the Phoenix men will face the winner of the Northwestern/Mississippi opener in the second round the following day. […]

Phoenix men plan viewing party for Tuesday’s NCAA tennis pairings

Congratulations again to the Green Bay men’s tennis team on winning the Horizon League championship and qualifying for the program’s second NCAA tournament appearance in three seasons. Coach Mark Thomas and his team will learn their opening-round assignment Tuesday afternoon. (A selection-show viewing party will take place at the Kress Events Center’s Special Events Room […]

Scott’s heroics propel UW-Green Bay tennis to NCAAs

It came down to the last match of a sunny, windy afternoon Sunday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Sophomore Howard Scott of Exeter, England refused to give up and in the end that attitude propelled No. 1 Green Bay (18-7) to the title at the 2014 Horizon League Men’s Tennis Championship. Scott rallied from down 5-1 […]

Phoenix men take Horizon League title

The Green Bay men’s tennis team beat Detroit and Wright State last week to post a perfect 6-0 record in league play (16-7 overall) for the second year in a row. The top-seeded Phoenix will have a first-round bye in this weekend’s Horizon League tournament, which will take place at the University of Michigan Tennis […]

Green Bay’s No. 1 doubles team cracks national Top 40

The Phoenix men’s tennis duo of Michael Tenzer, a junior from Neuried, Germany, and Howard Scott, a sophomore from Exeter, England, is one of the best around. They play No. 1 doubles for UW-Green Bay, and have gone 6-2 against a power-packed early season schedule (including a win against a Top 10 pair). How good […]

Success for swimming and diving teams, men’s tennis

It was a winning weekend not only for the much-publicized Phoenix basketball teams, but also for the swimming and diving teams and men’s tennis program. • The Green Bay men’s swimming and diving squad earned the Butler Invitational championship on Sunday, besting Xavier, Ball State and Evansville. Reigning Horizon League Swimmer of the Week Willem […]

A fine season, although no NCAAs for Phoenix men’s tennis

Squaring off in the Horizon League Tournament championship for the third straight year, top-seeded Green Bay and second-seeded Cleveland State played a dramatic title match on Sunday morning at West Indianapolis Racquet Club. The thrilling contest went the distance before the Vikings defeated the defending champion Phoenix, 4-3. The result denied Green Bay a second […]