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Men’s tennis takes third in IIAC tourney

Men’s tennis takes third in IIAC tourney

Luther avenged a regular season loss to Wartburg with a 5-0 victory in the Iowa Conference semifinals, but the Knights didn’t let revenge happen twice with a 5-2 victory over Central in Saturday’s third place match in Cedar Rapids. The Knights took two of three doubles matches against the Dutch […]

by · May 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
Men’s tennis makes history again with win over Dutch

Men’s tennis makes history again with win over Dutch

It would have been hard to imagine in mid-March that a 2-7 Wartburg men’s tennis team would clinch the highest Iowa Conference Tournament seed in program history at the end of April. That’s exactly what has happened, though. The Knights (10-8, 6-1) defeated Central (12-8, 4-3) 6-3 Tuesday at Hoover […]

by · April 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
Women’s tennis finishes third in IIAC tourney

Women’s tennis finishes third in IIAC tourney

Wartburg’s women’s tennis team went 2-1 during the Iowa Conference automatic qualifying tournament Friday and Saturday and finished third. The Knights swept Buena Vista 5-0 in the quarterfinals Friday night before being eliminated from championship contention by Luther’s 5-0 win Saturday morning. Wartburg bounced back with a 5-3 victory over […]

by · April 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
Men’s tennis winning streak ends after another IIAC victory

Men’s tennis winning streak ends after another IIAC victory

After increasing their winning streak to seven with an 8-1 victory over Loras in Dubuque on Saturday morning, Wartburg’s men’s tennis team’s streak ended with an 8-1 loss to UW-La Crosse Saturday afternoon. The Knights upped their Iowa Conference record to 5-1 with the win over the Duhawks with one […]

by · April 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
Coy Wiegmann in action against Dubuque last Saturday. -- Nathan Ford

Men’s tennis beats Luther for first time in 30 years

None of the current Wartburg men’s tennis players were alive the last time the Knights had beaten traditional IIAC power Luther. Wartburg ended a 30-year drought against the Norse with a 6-3 victory at Hoover Fieldhouse on Wednesday night, the first victory for Wartburg over its rival since 1984. The […]

by · April 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Sports, Tennis
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