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2017-18 Wesleyan Women's Tennis News

  • Chong and Yu Cruise in Day 1 Action at NCAA Individual Championships
    May 25, 2018
    Eudice Chong ’18 and Victoria Yu ’19 rolled through Day 1 of the NCAA Individual tournaments in impressive fashion on Thursday, with both advancing to the quarterfinals in singles and doubles without dropping a set along the way. The tournament, held in Claremont, Calif. at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center, was delayed in the morning due to rain, but despite unseasonably chilly temperatures, Wesleyan finished the day as the only team with two singles players and a doubles pair remaining.
  • Eudice Chong Grabs ITA National Senior Player of the Year Accolades at NCAA Banquet
    May 24, 2018
    Chong is focused on hoisting the singles title at the NCAA Division III Individual Championships for the fourth straight year.
  • Wesleyan Tennis Ready for Competition at NCAA Division III Individual Championships
    May 23, 2018
    The Cardinals will have four athletes competing at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center on Thursday-Saturday in Claremont, Calif.
  • Historic Women's Tennis Season Ends in Elite Eight as Cardinals Fall to Middlebury, 5-2
    May 21, 2018
    Wesleyan’s best season in program history ended on Monday in the NCAA quarterfinals, as the No. 5 Cardinals fell to No. 4 Middlebury in a tightly contested match hosted at Pomona-Pitzer. It was the third meeting between the two teams in the past month, and despite the final score being 5-2 this time around, it was the tightest match of the three, with both teams finding a new level from their previous encounters.
  • Steven Chen and Victoria Yu Collect CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large First Team Honors
    May 18, 2018
    Senior Steven Chen and junior Victoria Yu of the Wesleyan University men's and women's tennis teams were named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District At-Large First Teams for District 2 at the NCAA Division III level as announced by CoSIDA on Thursday.
  • Women's Tennis Prepares for NCAA Quarterfinals Against Middlebury
    May 18, 2018
    For the first time in program history, the fifth-ranked Wesleyan University women’s tennis team has advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Championships and will play No. 4 Middlebury on Monday, May 21 at 6 p.m. ET in Claremont, Calif. The winner advances to the semifinals on Tuesday with the championship match scheduled for Wednesday. Claremont McKenna-Harvey Mudd-Scripps Colleges will serve as this year’s host.
  • Chong Named ITA Northeast Region Senior Player of the Year
    May 17, 2018
    Senior Eudice Chong of the fifth-ranked Wesleyan University women’s tennis team added another accolade to her incredible resume Thursday as she was honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) with the Senior Player of the Year award from the Northeast region.
  • Cardinals Advance to NCAA Quarterfinals with 5-1 Win Over No. 9 Carnegie Mellon
    May 12, 2018
    For the first time in program history, the Wesleyan University women's tennis team is heading to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Division III Championships. The Cardinals booked their trip to the championship site in Claremont, Calif. with a 5-1 win over No. 9 Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday, winning a key doubles point at No. 3 to a take a 2-1 lead.
  • Women's Tennis Cruises to 5-0 Win Over Hope in NCAA Second Round Action
    May 11, 2018
    The No. 5 Wesleyan University women’s tennis team began it's NCAA Tournament campaign with a comfortable victory over Hope College on Friday afternoon, cruising to a 5-0 win and booking its spot in the Sweet 16, matching the program's best-ever postseason finish.
  • Wesleyan Tennis Sets Program Record with Five NCAA Individual Championship Berths
    May 10, 2018
    The NCAA released the entry lists for the singles and doubles national championships on Wednesday, and Wesleyan will be well represented. The Cardinals earned a program-record five berths into the individual championships. 
  • Eudice Chong '18 Earns Third NESCAC Player of the Year Award
    May 10, 2018
    Senior Eudice Chong of the fifth-ranked Wesleyan University women’s tennis team has been named the 2018 NESCAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Year, while junior Victoria Yu earned First Team All-NESCAC in doubles and Second Team All-NESCAC in singles. For Chong, the Player of the Year award marks her second consecutive and third overall, becoming just the second player in conference history to earn the award three times.
  • Women's Tennis Earns Third Consecutive NCAA At-Large Bid
    May 07, 2018
    For the third consecutive season, the Wesleyan University women’s tennis team will compete in the national postseason tournament as the fifth-ranked Cardinals earned an at-large bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships. Wesleyan will face the winner of Hope and John Carroll in the Second Round on either Friday, May 11 or Saturday, May 12 on the campus of St. John Fisher. Game time and date to be determined.
  • Cardinals Edged by Middlebury in NESCAC Semifinals, 5-3
    May 05, 2018
    The third-seeded Wesleyan University women’s tennis team was edged by the No. 2 seed, Middlebury College, in the semifinals of the 2018 NESCAC Women’s Tennis Championships, 5-3, on Saturday morning at Amherst College.
  • No. 3 Women's Tennis Advances to NESCAC Semifinals, Defeats No. 6 Bowdoin, 5-2
    May 04, 2018
    The Wesleyan University women’s tennis team returns to the NESCAC Semifinals for the second time in the past three seasons after defeating Bowdoin College in the First Round Friday morning, 5-2, inside the Enfield Tennis Club.
  • Women's Tennis Earns Highest Seeding Ever at NESCAC Championships
    May 03, 2018
    The nationally-ranked No. 5 Wesleyan women's tennis team has earned the No. 3 seed in the 2018 NESCAC Women's Tennis Championships. Play begins on Friday, May 4 with first-round contests between No. 4 Tufts and No. 5 Amherst, and No. 3 Wesleyan and No. 6 Bowdoin, both matches scheduled for 9 a.m. The winners will advance to the semifinals on Saturday, May 5 and the championship match is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 6.
  • Women's Tennis Sweeps Colby on Senior Day, 9-0
    April 28, 2018
    All four of the Wesleyan University women’s tennis seniors were winners as part of the Cardinals’ 9-0 victory over Colby College on Saturday, which also marked the end of their regular season and Senior Day for Eudice Chong, Aashli Budhiraja, Helen Klass-Warch, and Nicole McCann.
  • Women's Tennis Rolls Past Connecticut College, 8-1
    April 25, 2018
    The No. 5 Wesleyan University women's tennis team flew past Connecticut College on Wednesday, topping the Camels 8-1 for its tenth win of the season to improve to 10-2 overall and 6-2 in the NESCAC. With the loss, Conn. College dropped to 3-8 and 1-5.
  • No. 5 Women's Tennis Edged by No. 4 Middlebury, 6-3
    April 22, 2018
    In a matchup of top-five teams, visiting Middlebury College defeated the Wesleyan University women’s tennis team, 6-3 on Sunday, proving too strong at the bottom of the lineup. The Cardinals were led by senior Eudice Chong and junior Victoria Yu, who combined for all three of Wesleyan’s points. 
  • Strong Start Propels Women's Tennis to 7-2 Win Over No. 8 Amherst
    April 21, 2018
    The No. 5 Wesleyan University women’s tennis team took a commanding lead early on by winning the first five matches en route to a 7-2 victory over Little Three rival and No. 8 Amherst College. The Cardinals swept doubles play and claimed straight set victories at No. 1 and No. 4 singles to grab the early 5-0 lead.
  • Women's Tennis Cruises to 9-0 Sweep Over No. 27 Bates
    April 18, 2018
    The Wesleyan University women’s tennis was was solid from start to finish on Wednesday afternoon, cruising past No. 27 Bates, 9-0. The midweek encounter took place on a chilly spring day at Wesleyan’s new outdoor tennis courts, where the Cardinals are undefeated so far.
  • No. 5 Women''s Tennis Earns 6-3 Win Over No. 6 Tufts
    April 14, 2018
    The No. 5 Wesleyan University women’s tennis team defeated No. 6 Tufts University, 6-3, in its first-ever match at the new Wesleyan Tennis Courts to bring its record to 7-1 this spring. The match was immediately preceded by the official court dedication ceremony, and thanks to the ceremony as well as the pleasant weather, it was perhaps the best attended home match for Wesleyan in program history.
  • Women's Tennis Cruises to 8-1 Win Over No. 29 Trinity
    April 11, 2018
    The No.4 Wesleyan University women’s tennis team got back on track Wednesday afternoon, travelling to in-state foe Trinity College and defeating the 29th-ranked Bantams, 8-1. Four Cardinals were victorious in both doubles and singles, with all six Wesleyan players in the match winning at least once. 
  • Women's Tennis Falls to No. 2 Williams, 8-1
    April 08, 2018
    The No. 4 Wesleyan University women’s tennis team pushed No. 2 Williams College in a number of individual matches but were unable to find victory against the Ephs on Sunday, dropping the matchup 8-1. 
  • No. 4 Women's Tennis Sweeps Hamilton, 9-0, on Saturday
    April 07, 2018
    The Cardinals improved to 5-0 during the 2018 spring season.
  • No. 9 Women's Tennis Cruises Past No. 34 Redlands, 8-1
    March 17, 2018
    The No. 9 Wesleyan University women's tennis team wrapped up its trip to California with a dominating win over No. 34 Redlands on Saturday, topping the Bulldogs 8-1 to finish its west coast trip with a perfect 4-0 record to start the spring season. The Cardinals were led by senior Eudice Chong, junior Victoria Yu, and freshman Polina Kiseleva, who all won both their singles and doubles matches. 
  • Women's Tennis Increases Win Streak to Three, Sweeps No. 23 Southwestern, 9-0
    March 16, 2018
    The No. 9 nationally ranked Wesleyan University women’s tennis team won its third straight match to start the 2018 spring season as the Cardinals cruised to a 9-0 sweep over No. 23 Southwestern (Tex.) on Friday.
  • No. 9 Women's Tennis Defeats No. 5 Pomona-Pitzer on the Road, 6-3
    March 15, 2018
    The No. 9 Wesleyan University women’s tennis team defeated No. 5 Pomona-Pitzer on the road Thursday, 6-3. With the win, the Cardinals improve to 2-0 to start the 2018 spring season while the Sagehens drop to 5-2 overall.
  • Women’s Tennis Cruises to 9-0 Sweep in Dual-Match Opener Over No. 13 Washington (Mo.)
    March 12, 2018
    In its first dual-match of the 2017-18 season, the No. 8 nationally-ranked Wesleyan University women’s tennis team cruised to a 9-0 sweep over No. 13 Washington (Mo.) University on Monday afternoon in Claremont, Calif.
  • Wesleyan Women's Tennis 2018 Season Preview
    March 09, 2018
    The Wesleyan University women’s tennis team enters the 2018 dual match spring season as the No. 8 team in the Oracle Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III National Team Rankings after posting a 12-5 record a year ago and reaching the third round of the NCAA Division III Championships for the second year in a row.
  • Chong and Yu's Impressive Run at ITA Fall Nationals Comes to an End
    November 03, 2017
    For the first time since last April, Eudice Chong ’18 and Victoria Yu ’19 lost a doubles match. The defending NCAA and ITA National Champions had their incredible run ended on Friday afternoon at the hands of Ole Miss, defeating them 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the ITA Fall National Championships.
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