2016-17 Wesleyan University Men's Tennis News

  • Mike Fried Named Wilson/ITA Men’s Coach of the Year
    May 26, 2017
    The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2017 Division III National Award Winners, and named Wesleyan University head tennis coach Mike Fried the Wilson/ITA Men’s Coach of the Year following a historic season for the Cardinals.
  • Chen Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Individual Championships
    May 25, 2017
    Steven Chen ’18 of the Wesleyan University men’s tennis team won his first match in the 2017 NCAA Division III Individual Championships to earn All-America honors, before losing in the Round of 16 to end a spectacular junior campaign.
  • No. 5 Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 3 CMS in NCAA Quarterfinals, Ending Historic Season
    May 22, 2017
    A historic 2017 season came to an end Monday night for the fifth-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team as the Cardinals lost to No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the NCAA Quarterfinals, 5-0.
  • Chen Named First Team All-NESCAC; Liu and Roberts Earn Second Team Praise
    May 18, 2017
    Steven Chen ’18 of the fifth-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team was named a First Team All-NESCAC selection, while Michael Liu ’17 and Jake Roberts ’17 received Second Team laurels, as voted on by the league’s coaches and announced Thursday by the conference office.
  • Fried Named Northeast Coach of the Year; Chen Named Player to Watch
    May 18, 2017
    Wesleyan University men’s tennis head coach Mike Fried was named the 2017 Division III Northeast Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year, while Steven Chen ’18 was named the ITA Player to Watch, as announced Thursday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
  • No. 5 Men's Tennis Prepares for NCAA Quarterfinals
    May 17, 2017
    In its first postseason appearance in program history, the fifth-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team has advanced to the 2017 NCAA Division III Quarterfinals in Chattanooga, Tenn. The quarterfinal matches begin Monday, May 22nd with the semifinals on May 23rd and the championship match on May 24th. Sewanee, the University of the South, will serve as the tournament host.
  • Men’s Tennis Advances to Elite Eight; Defeats No. 17 Johns Hopkins, 5-1
    May 14, 2017
    The Wesleyan University men’s tennis team has advanced to the quarterfinals in its first NCAA Division III Championship appearance in program history, as the fifth-ranked Cardinals defeated 17th-ranked Johns Hopkins University in the Sweet 16 on Sunday, 5-1.
  • Men’s Tennis Sweeps John Carroll; Advances to NCAA Third Round
    May 13, 2017
    The fifth-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team won its first NCAA Tournament match in program history as it swept John Carroll, 5-0, to advance to the third round.
  • Steven Chen ’18 Named to CoSIDA All-District Team
    May 12, 2017
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Junior Steven Chen of the No. 5 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team for his excellence in the classroom and on the tennis courts.
  • Three Cardinals Qualify for Individual Tennis Championships; Two Named Alternates
    May 11, 2017
    Eudice Chong ’18 and Victoria Yu ’19 of the No. 7 Wesleyan University women’s tennis team, and Steven Chen ’18 of the No. 5 Wesleyan men’s tennis team have qualified for the 2017 NCAA Division III Individual Championships. Additionally, Michael Liu ’17 and Jake Roberts ’17 were named doubles alternates on the men’s side.
  • No. 5 Men’s Tennis Qualifies for NCAA Tournament for First Time in Program History
    May 08, 2017
    The nationally-ranked No. 5 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team qualified for the 2017 NCAA Division III Team Championships for the first time in program history, and earned a first round bye. The Cardinals will play the winner of John Carroll (16-7) and Goucher (15-10) in the second round on Saturday, May 13 at 2 p.m. on the campus of site host Johns Hopkins.
  • Top-Seeded Men’s Tennis Upset by Fourth-Seeded Bowdoin in NESCAC Semifinals
    May 06, 2017
    The top-seeded and nationally-ranked No. 5 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team was upset by the fourth-seed and nationally-ranked No. 7 Bowdoin College in the NESCAC Semifinals Saturday at Williams College, 5-0.
  • Men’s Tennis Earns First-Ever No. 1 Seed in NESCAC Tournament
    May 05, 2017
    For the first time in program history, the Wesleyan University men’s tennis team captured the NESCAC regular season title en route to the No. 1 seed at the 2017 NESCAC Men’s Tennis Championships. The Cardinals, ranked No. 5 in the country, have a First Round bye and will play the winner of fourth-seeded Bowdoin and fifth-seeded Bates on Saturday, May 6 at 9 a.m. on the campus of Williams College.
  • No. 5 Men's Tennis Wins 6-3 Over No. 7 Bowdoin
    April 30, 2017
    The fifth-ranked Wesleyan University men's tennis team concluded its regular season with an impressive 6-3 victory over No. 7 Bowdoin College on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Cardinals finish the regular season as Co-NESCAC Champions alongside Middlebury with an 8-1 league mark. In the head-to-match matchup, Wesleyan defeated the Panthers, 5-4.
  • No. 5 Men's Tennis Defeats No. 18 Bates, 8-1
    April 29, 2017
    The fifth-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team defeated No. 18 Bates College by a score of 8-1 on Saturday afternoon.
  • No. 8 Men’s Tennis Upsets No. 1 Middlebury, 5-4
    April 23, 2017
    The eighth-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team edged No. 1 Middlebury College in a top-10 NESCAC thriller Sunday afternoon, 5-4, while handing the Panthers their first conference loss of the season.
  • Wesleyan’s Win Streak Ends at 10 as No. 8 Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 13 Amherst, 5-4
    April 22, 2017
    The eighth-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team’s 10-match win streak came to an end Saturday as the Cardinals fell short against Little Three rival and No. 13 Amherst College, 5-4. The loss also marked Wesleyan’s first in NESCAC play this season (5-1).
  • Men’s Tennis Extends Win Streak to 10, Defeats Trinity 9-0
    April 19, 2017
    With a 9-0 sweep over in-state NESCAC rival Trinity College Wednesday evening, the No. 8 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team extended its dual-match win streak to 10 straight and is now 10-1 overall and 5-0 in conference play.
  • Men’s Tennis Extends Winning Streak, Edges No. 20 Tufts, 5-4
    April 15, 2017
    The No. 8 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team extended its win streak to nine as it edged No. 20 Tufts University on the road Saturday morning, 5-4.
  • Men’s Tennis Increases Win Streak to Eight, Sweeps Conn. College
    April 11, 2017
    In its final home match of the 2016-17 season, the No. 8 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team cruised to a 9-0 sweep over Connecticut College in NESCAC play Tuesday night. The win marked the eighth-consecutive for the Cardinals.
  • No. 8 Men’s Tennis Earns 6-3 Win Against No. 9 Williams
    April 09, 2017
    For the first time since 1972, the Wesleyan University men’s tennis team defeated Williams College as the eighth-ranked Cardinals earned a 6-3 victory over the ninth-ranked Ephs Sunday morning to increase their win streak to seven-straight matches.
  • Cardinals Cruise to Sixth-Straight Win, Defeat No. 21 MIT 8-1
    April 04, 2017
    With an 8-1 win Tuesday night, the eighth-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team extended its win streak to six-straight while handing No. 21 MIT its first loss of the season.
  • Eighth-Ranked Men’s Tennis Sweeps Hamilton, 9-0
    April 02, 2017
    The No. 8 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team cruised to a commanding 9-0 sweep over Hamilton College indoors Sunday in its first NESCAC match of the 2016-17 season.
  • No. 10 Men’s Tennis Defeats Division I Quinnipiac, 4-3
    March 25, 2017
    The No. 10 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team defeated Division I opponent Quinnipiac University Saturday night, 4-3. The victory marked the team’s fourth consecutive win as it improved to 4-1 on the season.
  • No. 10 Men’s Tennis Wins 6-3 Over No. 8 Redlands
    March 17, 2017
    The No. 10 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team defeated No. 8 University of Redlands, 6-3 Friday to improve to 3-1 on the season.
  • Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 6 CMS; Defeats No. 24 Skidmore
    March 15, 2017
    The No. 11 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision to No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in its 2016-17 dual-match season-opener, but responded with a 6-3 win over No. 24 Skidmore in the late afternoon during Day One action at the Stag-Hen Invitational, hosted by the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
  • No. 11 Men’s Tennis Defeats No. 10 Case Western Reserve, 8-1
    March 15, 2017
    The No. 11 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team cruised to an 8-1 win over No. 10 Case Western Reserve University to claim fifth-place at the Stag-Hen Invitational Wednesday on the campus of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
  • Men's Tennis 2017 Season Preview
    March 11, 2017
    The No. 11 nationally ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team, headlined by 2016 All-NESCAC selections Michael Liu ’17 and Steven Chen ’18, will look to continue its recent success and make a run at both a conference title and National Championship as it opens its spring season on Tuesday, March 14th at the Stag-Hen Invitational in California.
  • Michael Liu ’17 and Jake Roberts ’17 Win Doubles Title at MIT Invitational
    October 17, 2016
    Senior duo Michael Liu and Jake Roberts of the Wesleyan University men’s tennis team won the doubles championship at the 2016 MIT Fall Invitational this weekend, while Cameron Daniels ’18 claimed the singles consolation title.
  • Wesleyan to Renovate and Expand Tennis Courts
    October 05, 2016
    Wesleyan University is expanding and renovating the Vine Street tennis courts to create 16 new, state-of-the-art courts for use by both the university and Middletown High School.
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