Former Go-Hawks become Knights

While some students may want to get away from their hometown when they go to college, four former Waverly-Shell Rock tennis players made the transition to playing tennis for the Wartburg Knights. While she didn’t consider coming to Wartburg at first, Kayla Reusche decided to visit Wartburg and never looked […]

by · November 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
Alex Petersen and Alexa Schmitz have competed several times this season as doubles partners.— File photo

Fourth place finishes for Petersen and Schmitz

As the fall women’s tennis season came to a close, two Knights have something to be especially proud of. In Flight B singles, Alex Petersen took home fourth place from the Iowa Conference individual championships on Saturday. In the third-place match, Luther’s Britta Pressler defeated Petersen by a 6-2 and […]

by · October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
Kayla Kuethe at a tournament last season. She was the first Knight to claim Iowa Conference honors since 2007.

Knights ready to roll on the tennis courts

This year’s Women’s tennis team is looking promising in the eyes of head coach, Mike Strydom. The positive vibe that Strydom is getting from the Women’s tennis team is based upon how their first two practices of the season have gone. “We had a good couple practices. It was fantastic,” […]

by · August 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
Van Groningen doubles up on the court in finale

Van Groningen doubles up on the court in finale

May Term is a time of the year where the weather is nice, and the stress is low. For many students, this is a time to unwind after a tough academic year. This has certainly been the case for Dan Van Groningen, who is currently a senior, pursuing an engineering […]

by · May 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
Tennis improves mentality

Tennis improves mentality

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams have finished their season, but that doesn’t begin to sum up the improvements made over the year. “Many of the biggest improvements made on both teams were of the mental variety,” Michael Strydom, head coach, said. “With a young team on both sides, […]

by · May 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis