The Valparaiso University tennis team faced an early deficit after dropping the doubles point on Saturday afternoon at The Courts of Northwest Indiana, but the Beacons rallied from behind to beat SIUE 4-3 by winning four of the six singles matches. The win came over a team that shared the top spot in the Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll.
Fifth-year senior Eleanor Chapman (East Sussex, England / Eastbourne College [UT Martin / Lipscomb]) was victorious in her program singles debut and Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) started the spring slate on a winning note as the Valparaiso University tennis team began the 2023 portion of the season on Saturday. Host Cleveland State prevailed 5-2 at Medical Mutual Tennis Center in Cleveland. The match was tightly contested with three singles matches going to a third set.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis program has announced the addition of Eleanor Chapman (East Sussex, England / Eastbourne College [UT Martin / Lipscomb]), who joins the team effective immediately for the spring 2023 season as a midyear transfer.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis program has announced its spring schedule, which will feature 16 matches leading into the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament starting on April 21 in Normal, Ill.
The Valparaiso University tennis team exhibited a valiant effort on Friday at the ITA Midwest Regional in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Beacons faced members of the Big Ten Conference in multiple matches and put together strong showings, highlighted by a doubles victory for Demi Jhaveri (Westlake, Ohio / Westlake) and Elizabeth Sobieski (Muskego, Wis. / Muskego).
Two Valparaiso University women’s tennis players were victorious in their opening-round qualifying draw matches in the ITA Midwest Regional on Thursday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Both Moira Silva (Houston, Texas / Houston Tennis Academy) and Mia Bertino (Lockport, Ill. / Joliet Catholic) started their day in the win column before falling in their second-round matchups.
Valparaiso University tennis senior Olivia Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) has earned a spot in the ITA Midwest Regional singles main draw as the draws were released for this week’s event on Wednesday.
It hasn’t taken Moira Silva (Houston, Texas / Houston Tennis Academy) long to begin to open eyes around the Missouri Valley Conference.
Valparaiso University tennis freshman Moira Silva (Houston, Texas / Houston Tennis Academy) will play for a Missouri Valley Conference championship on Sunday. She kept her perfect collegiate singles record intact on Saturday by earning a Flight 2 Singles semifinal victory at the MVC Individual Championships in Springfield, Mo.