Kim puts up strong performance in tennis open
Sep26

Kim puts up strong performance in tennis open

The Seton Hall Pirates women’s tennis had a strong showing this weekend, as the team put up a singles and doubles victory at the West Point Open. In the opening round of competition Friday, the Pirates were successful as freshman Melody Taal won the singles round in two sets 6-3, 10-4, to advance. Luize Strike had a bye and moved on to the next round. Freshman Michal Matson put up a fight, but was eliminated in the first round....

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Columbia assistant Zalameda takes over Seton Hall tennis
Jul20

Columbia assistant Zalameda takes over Seton Hall tennis

Seton Hall has found its new women’s tennis coach.

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Seton Hall tennis coach Greg Wyzykowski resigns
May19

Seton Hall tennis coach Greg Wyzykowski resigns

Greg Wyzykowski is out at Seton Hall after nine seasons.

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Tennis looking to seniors for success in Big East Tournament
Apr27

Tennis looking to seniors for success in Big East Tournament

  Seton Hall has a chance to hold yet another Big East trophy. This time, it is for tennis. In what has been a season where the women’s tennis team has struggled to find consistency, the Pirates enter the Big East Tournament looking to play their strengths. In what seemed like the team getting hot at the right time, winning two of its last three matches, the Pirates fell to Xavier in a decisive 7-0 loss in the last licks of...

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SHU tennis team swept away by Red Storm
Apr10

SHU tennis team swept away by Red Storm

It was another Big East road loss for Seton Hall’s tennis team on Sunday, as the Pirates fell to 7-8 (1-2) after losing 7-0 to St. John’s. A straight sweep in the doubles saw Pirates senior Julia Keenan and sophomore Katie Kim fall 6-0 to the Red Storm’s tandem of Stephanie Elgegren and Delia Arranz. The score-line stayed unchanged for the next match, which saw Pirate senior Hannah Liljekvist and sophomore Luize Strike fall 6-0. Seton...

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Women’s tennis player strikes Big East accolade
Feb17

Women’s tennis player strikes Big East accolade

  Seton Hall’s Luize Strike was named Big East Women’s Tennis Player of the Week following two Pirates wins over NJIT and Fairfield on Feb. 5 and Feb. 6, respectively. Strike dominated both the singles and doubles lineup in the two matches without losing a single set in either. The award is the first career honor for Strike, and the Hall has now had at least one player take home weekly accolades in each of the last three seasons....

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Tennis continues win streak with shutout at Fairfield
Feb09

Tennis continues win streak with shutout at Fairfield

  The Seton Hall women’s tennis team extended its winning streak to three matches after a convincing victory against Fairfield on Saturday. The Pirates’ success was highlighted by contributions from the whole team, which held Fairfield scoreless with a 7-0 victory. Seniors Hannah Liljekvist and Julia Keenan, joined by sophomore Luize Strike, continued their impressive seasons by remaining undefeated in singles play. Liljekvist...

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Tennis secures first victory of spring season as Pirates serve Binghamton
Feb01

Tennis secures first victory of spring season as Pirates serve Binghamton

  The Seton Hall tennis team was able to capture its first victory of the spring season with a 5-2 win over Binghamton on Sunday. Sophomore Luize Strike and senior Hannah Liljekvist were standouts for the Pirates, as each posted straight set victories and combined for a doubles victory in the No. 1 spot. Senior Julia Keenan was also able to put up a singles victory in straight sets, taking down Alexis Tashiro of Binghamton 6-4,...

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Tennis team begins spring season
Jan27

Tennis team begins spring season

The Seton Hall Women’s Tennis team will be coming off a three-month intermission to take on Army and Binghamton this weekend, and the Pirates have used the fall semester to prepare for the upcoming road ahead. The fall semester play only involved one match, a loss to Fordham, but was mainly composed of doubles play and several tournaments. Spring semester play, according to Coach Greg Wyzykowski, is much more head-to-head based, with...

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Women’s tennis drops to Fordham while four starters faced injury
Oct18

Women’s tennis drops to Fordham while four starters faced injury

  It was a rough afternoon for the Seton Hall women’s tennis team on Saturday after suffering a 6-1 loss at home to Fordham. The Pirates were bitten by the injury bug with four of their six starters nicked up. The Pirates barely missed out on a point in their doubles matches. Sophomore Marisa Quevedo and senior Julia Keenan won their doubles match 6-3. However, Hannah Liljekvist and Luize Strike narrowly lost with a score of...

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Shorthanded Pirates make noise at Navy Invitational
Oct13

Shorthanded Pirates make noise at Navy Invitational

  The Seton Hall women’s tennis team traveled down to Annapolis, Md., to take part in the annual Navy Blue & Gold Invitational over the weekend. The invitational was a 10-team, weekend long event between some of the top women’s tennis squads in the region. The tourney featured four singles flights and two doubles flights. Seton Hall entered the tournament shorthanded, but the Pirates showed up ready to make their mark. Each...

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Three Pirates earn main draw quarterfinal appearances at West Point
Sep30

Three Pirates earn main draw quarterfinal appearances at West Point

  The Seton Hall women’s tennis team competed at the West Point Invitational at the United States Military Academy from Friday to Sunday, where the Pirates had three players earn main draw quarterfinal appearances. For the Pirates, it was the freshmen who led the way in the 18-team tournament. Anna Fajnorova and Thandy Kangwa each advanced into the final-eight of the B flight singles main draw. In her first collegiate appearance,...

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