2015-2016 Women's Tennis News

  • 16 Seward Student-Athletes Honored by NJCAA For Academics
    July 11, 2016
    Academic awards from the 2015-2016 school year continued to pour in for Seward County student-athletes on Thursday as 16 Saints and Lady Saints were honored with NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards as announced by the governing body.
  • 63 Saints/Lady Saints Earn Way Onto AD Honor Roll
    June 29, 2016
    The 2015-2016 school year proved to be more than just a successful one on the court and in the fields for the Seward County student-athletes as Wednesday it was announced that 63 of 99 student-athletes made their way onto the Spring 2016 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
  • Lady Saints Wrap Best Season In School History with 7th Place Finish at Nationals
    May 12, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints National Tournament run came to an end on Wednesday in Tyler, Texas, but it didn’t do so before some history was made. With 26 points, the Lady Saints are locked into a 7th place tie with the rival Cowley Tigers, marking the programs best finish at the NJCAA National Tournament in school history.
  • Lady Saints Jump Into Top Five at NJCAA Nationals
    May 11, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints climbed one spot to #5 in the NJCAA National Tournament standings on Tuesday, getting a singles win from Tadi Mrewa and a doubles win from Mrewa and partner Madison Hoelting to secure points and push those two onto the semifinals Wednesday.
  • Six Into Quarters For Lady Saints at Nationals
    May 10, 2016
    Four Seward County singles players and a pair of doubles teams advanced to the quarterfinal round at the NJCAA National Tournament on Monday, vaulting the Lady Saints into 6th place in the tournament, just three points off the tournament lead.
  • Seward's Sister Act Collects Three Wins On Opening Day of Nationals
    May 09, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints sent two players in three draws to the court Sunday afternoon in Tyler, Texas as the 2016 NJCAA National Tournament got underway. Seward’s sisterly combo of Mialiniaina and Maminiaina Rakotondrazafy went 3-0 in their three matches on the day, picking up six points for the Lady Saints to put them 10th after day one of the tournament.
  • 2016 NJCAA Region VI Women's Tennis Tournament
    April 26, 2016
    2016 NJCAA Region VI Tennis Tournament Central
  • Seward Comes Up Just Short in Region VI Tournament
    April 24, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints came up just 1.5 points short of their first Region VI Championship Sunday afternoon in a long, hard fought day of tennis at Blue Bonnet Park in Liberal. Needing to win all three championship matches in doubles play after a meltdown in the final singles match of the weekend, Seward was only about to get two of the three and therefore fell just short of the rival Cowley Tigers who finished with 14 points. Despite the disappointing ending, the Lady Saints still did more than enough to punch their tickets to the NJCAA National Tournament in two weeks with their second place finish and will join Cowley and third place Barton, who collected four points on Sunday, in Tyler in May.
  • Lady Saints Sit Second After Region VI Semi's
    April 23, 2016
    Going into Championship Sunday at the Region VI Tournament, the Seward County Lady Saints are just one point back of the arch rival Cowley Tigers as Seward sits with eight points after day one of action at Blue Bonnet Park in Liberal.
  • #17 Cameron Blanks #4 Seward
    April 09, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints suffered their worst loss of the 2016 season on Saturday, getting blanked for the first time on the year, 9-0 by NCAA Division II #17 Cameron to drop their fourth straight match.
  • Lady Saints Drop Third Straight
    April 08, 2016
    The 4th ranked Seward County Lady Saints April struggles continued Friday in Wichita Falls, Texas as they dropped an 8-1 decision to Division II #20 Midwestern State to lose their third straight match to fall to 17-4 on the year.
  • #4 Seward Handed Back to Back Losses in OKC
    April 03, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints took back to back losses for the first time this season on Saturday, dropping their semifinal match of the Seminole State Dual Match Classic 6-3 to the host Trojans before falling in a 5-4 decision to rivals Cowley to finish fourth in the tournament.
  • #4 Lady Saints Down #10 Broncs in First Round
    April 02, 2016
    The #4 Seward County Lady Saints picked up another top 10 win on Friday in the opening round of the 2016 Seminole State Dual Match Classic, downing #10 New Mexico Military 6-3 to improve to 17-1 on the year.
  • Lady Saints Tame Tigers in 8-1 Win
    March 31, 2016
    The 4th ranked Seward County Lady Saints continued a busy stretch of matches on Wednesday, making the long trip to Arkadelphia, Arkansas to take on Ouachita Baptist. Coming off of their first loss of the 2016 season, Seward rebounded well, knocking off the Tigers 8-1 to improve to 16-1 on the year.
  • Lady Saints Upset By Cowley For First Loss
    March 28, 2016
    Despite a mismatch on paper between the 15-0 and 4th ranked Seward County Lady Saints and the 4-7 and 9th ranked Cowley Lady Tigers, everyone around the two programs knew that Monday’s dual between the two Jayhawk Conference rivals would be a battle. A battle it was, coming down to the final two singles matches, unfortunately for the Lady Saints, they were only able to pull out one of the victories as the Tigers hung on for a 5-4 upset win to hand Seward their first loss of the 2016 season.
  • Seward Cruises in Cowley Tuneup
    March 25, 2016
    Despite holding out half of their normal starting lineup, the #4 Seward County Lady Saints still cruised to a win Friday afternoon at Blue Bonnet Park in Liberal, downing visiting Kansas Wesleyan 8-1 to setup a showdown with the rival Cowley Tigers in just two days in Liberal.
  • Lady Saints Hold Highest Ranking in School History in Latest ITA Poll
    March 23, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints have jumped six spots to #4 in the latest ITA National Tennis Poll released on Friday, marking the programs highest ranking in school history.
  • Seward Dismantles Barton in Jayhawk Showdown
    March 22, 2016
    While there isn’t an official Jayhawk Conference Tennis schedule currently in place, Tuesday’s matchup between the visiting Barton Lady Cougars and the 4th ranked Seward County Lady Saints had a different feel about it as the two Sunflower State schools hooked up. However, the results weren’t any different than the Lady Saints first 13 of the year as Seward cruised at seven of the nine spots and gutted out wins at two others to blow Barton out 9-0 to improve to 14-0 on the year.
  • Thunderwolves No Match For Unbeaten Lady Saints
    March 13, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints picked up yet another lopsided victory Sunday morning at Blue Bonnet Park, taking down NCAA Division II foe Colorado State-Pueblo by a score of 9-0 to improve to 13-0 on the year.
  • Seward Rolls to 12-0
    March 12, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints rolled to two more easy wins Friday afternoon in Central Kansas, first putting it on Bethel in Newton 9-0 before blanking Bethany 9-0 in Lindsborgh with the Swedes contesting just four of the nine spots in the match.
  • Lady Saints Win Program Record 10th Straight
    March 06, 2016
    Not in his wildest dreams could first year Seward County Head Coach Greg Owen have imagined his Lady Saints squad getting off to the 2016 start that they have thus far as with a 9-0 drubbing of Tabor on Saturday at Blue Bonnet Park in Liberal, the Lady Saints are now 10-0, marking the longest win streak in school history.
  • Lady Saints 9-0 After Victories Over Texarkana & NCTC
    February 28, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints are on fire. Seward upped their 2016 record to 9-0 Saturday, blanking Texas A&M Texarkana by a score of 9-0 before beating #13 North Central Texas 7-2 for the second time this season.
  • Seward Dominates Four Year Competition in Dallas
    February 27, 2016
    Despite playing against a host of four year schools on Friday in Dallas, the #10 Seward County Lady Saints Tennis team remained perfect on the season at 7-0 with a trio of dominating wins.
  • #10 Seward Tennis Nets Four Top 20 Wins on the Weekend
    February 15, 2016
    I can’t imagine first year Seward Tennis Head Coach Greg Owen could have pictured the opening weekend of the #10 Lady Saints 2016 season going much better than it did this weekend in Plano, Texas as the Lady Saints picked up wins over #13 North Central Texas, #18 Jacksonville, #9 New Mexico Military, and #5 St. Petersburg to begin the year a perfect 4-0.
  • Saints/Lady Saints Put Together Outstanding Fall Semester in the Classroom
    January 27, 2016
    Along with winning at a regular clip, the Seward County student-athletes were also busy hitting the books this fall as Athletic Director Galen McSpadden released Tuesday his Fall AD’s Honor Roll which included 87 of 111 Saints and Lady Saints athletes. Seward student-athletes combined for a 3.31 overall GPA for the Fall semester with 9 earning a perfect 4.0 GPA.
  • Lady Saints 10th in Opening ITA Rankings
    November 19, 2015
    On the heels of their best season in school history, the Seward County Lady Saints will open the 2015-2016 ranked #10 in the country, so says the first ITA/NJCAA rankings of the year.
  • Lady Saints Fall Struggles Continue
    September 26, 2015
    Hopefully playing a tougher fall tournament schedule will turn into success for the Seward County Lady Saints in the spring, but for the time being, the gals in green have been taking their lumps and this weekend was no different as Seward went just 7-20 overall in the Northeastern State Tournament in Bixby, Oklahoma with only one player capturing more than one win in their respective bracket.
  • Seward Battles Midwest's Best at OKC Open
    September 20, 2015
    The Seward County Lady Saints traveled to Oklahoma City over the weekend to compete in the 2015 Oklahoma City Collegiate Open Tournament. Seward had their ups and downs on the weekend, finishing 8-15 overall as a team.
  • Lady Saints Stumble Opening Weekend
    September 12, 2015
    Playing with a team full of fresh faces, the Seward County Lady Saints struggled in their opening day of competition for their 2015 Fall season. The Lady Saints dropped a pair of 8-1 decisions, losing to Oklahoma Baptist and Seminole State on Saturday.
  • Owen/Ashley Take the Reins of Seward Tennis
    July 15, 2015
    The Seward County Tennis program will again have new direction in 2015 as Oklahoma natives Greg Owen and Chase Ashley will take over as the Saints and Lady Saints new Head and Assistant Coaches.