The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team started its spring season on a high note Sunday as the Bulls came away with their first ever win over Harvard, defeating the Crimson, 4-3. Harvard, known to be one of the top teams in the Ivy League, made it to the round of 32 in last year’s NCAA Tournament.
After a strong fall semester both on the courts and in the classroom, the University at Buffalo men’s tennis team will open spring action on Sunday morning at Harvard. The match is set to begin at 10am.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team was picked to finish in second place in the Mid-American Conference preseason poll, the league office announced on Friday morning. The poll was voted on by the league’s six head coaches.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team began the 2018 Fall season this past weekend and had impressive results in both spots as they sent half of the team to the Ivy Plus Invitational and the other half to the Binghamton Invitational.
The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight spring sports during this 2017-18 academic season as 138 students were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the ‘best of the best’ from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams. Buffalo, which sponsors teams in five of the right sports, had seven individuals named Distinguished Scholar Athletes.
Head men’s tennis coach Lee Nickell has announced the addition of former UB men’s tennis player Tony Miller as assistant coach to his staff. Miller replaces George Tibil, who served as assistant for the Bulls last season.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association released their regional rankings late last week and the University at Buffalo’s men’s tennis senior duo of Vidit Vaghela and Petr Vodak were ranked sixth in the region, while the Bulls finished ninth as a team.
For the first time in program history, the University at Buffalo men’s tennis program has finished a season with a nationally ranked doubles teams as the senior pair of Vidit Vaghela and Petr Vodak are ranked 86th in the final Oracle/ITA Division I rankings.
University at Buffalo men’s tennis senior Petr Vodak has been named the Northeast regional selection for the Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced. Vodak just completed an amazing two-year career with the Bulls, while working to finish his degree in International Trade.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team placed three members on the postseason All-MAC team, the league office announced on Wednesday morning. For the second straight season sophomore Hao Sheng Koay was a first-team All-MAC selection as he was joined on the first team by sophomore Villhelm Fridell, who was a second team selection last year. Junior Ethan Nittolo was named to the All-MAC Second Team.
Western Michigan claimed the 2018 Mid-American Conference Tournament title on Saturday afternoon as the Broncos defeated the host Buffalo Bulls, 4-2, in tight match throughout the afternoon. The Broncos earned the league’s automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament, while Buffalo ends their season with a 13-10 record.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team advanced to Saturday’s Mid-American Conference Championship match with a hard-fought 4-3 victory over Northern Illinois in the semifinals on Friday afternoon at the Miller Tennis Center. The Bulls will now face top-seeded Western Michigan on Saturday afternoon for the conference title.
The University at Buffalo will play host to the top men’s tennis teams in the Mid-American Conference this weekend, as UB will be the home for the 2018 Mid-American Conference Championships, which begin Friday at the Miller Tennis Center.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team swept the final Mid-American Conference Player of the Week awards on Wednesday as sophomore Hao Sheng Koay was named the singles player of the week and seniors Vidit Vaghela and Petr Vodak were named doubles team of the week.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team concluded the regular season on Sunday with a 5-2 win at Ball State as the Bulls secured the #2 seed in the upcoming Mid-American Conference Tournament. Buffalo is now 12-9 on the season and 5-2 in MAC play with both conference losses coming against the top seed, Western Michigan.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team earned a 6-1 win at Northern Illinois on Friday afternoon, beginning the final regular season weekend. The Bulls improved to 11-9 with the win and 4-2 in league play. With a win on Sunday, UB will clinch the #2 seed in the upcoming MAC Tournament.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team had their three-match winning streak snapped on Sunday as league-leading Western Michigan defeated the Bulls 5-2 at the Miller Tennis Center. The Bulls are now 10-9 on the season and 3-2 in league play.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team will host Western Michigan on Sunday at the Miller Tennis Center beginning at 11am. It will be Senior Day for the Bulls as they will honor seniors Petr Vodak and Vidit Vaghela.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team won its third straight match on Saturday afternoon as the Bulls came away with a 5-2 win over Toledo. The victory improves UB to 10-8 on the year and 3-1 in MAC play.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team improved to 2-1 in the Mid-American Conference and 9-8 overall with a 6-1 victory over Binghamton on Friday at the Miller Tennis Center. The Bulls dominated doubles action, while winning five of six matches in singles.