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
Tennis drops three at home to tough competitors

Tennis drops three at home to tough competitors

It was a long home weekend for the Wartburg men’s tennis team (6-6), dropping three matches. The Knights began a doubleheader Saturday with a close loss against Morningside. Wartburg picked up one doubles match when Luke Benna and Brandon Hornback beat Danny Graves and Brandon Stoll 8-2. Wartburg’s two doubles […]

by · March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
Tennis team faces new competition on S.C. trip

Tennis team faces new competition on S.C. trip

Mike Strydom is taking his Wartburg tennis program around the country. Strydom, who was interim coach last year and took over as full-time head coach this season, ended a string of Spring Break trips to Florida with a Colorado trip last March. This season, the Knights had another new experience, […]

by · March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
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