July 25, 2012
UNCG To Host Mid-Atlantic Region ITA Summer Circuit Event
UNCG’s women’s and men’s tennis teams are hosting a Mid-Atlantic Region ITA Summer Circuit Event at the UNCG Tennis Courts this weekend, July 28-30.
July 12, 2012
Men’s Tennis Recruiting Class Ranked In Top 25 Mid-Major Poll
UNCG men’s tennis head coach Thomas Mozur has brought in the top ranked recruiting class in the Southern Conference and the 19th ranked mid-major recruiting class in the country as selected by TennisRecruiting.net for 2012. The Spartans are the only SoCon team ranked in the top 25 as their seven-member class received high marks across the board.
June 5, 2012
Several Spartans compete at Crown N.C. State Closed Championships
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Several past, present and future UNCG tennis players and coaches participated in the Crown N.C. State Closed Championships at Greensboro’s Spencer Love Tennis Center last week.
May 31, 2012
UNCG men finish fifth, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men finished fifth and its women finished fourth in the final standings of the Southern Conference’s all-sports races. Appalachian State earned the league’s Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics while College of Charleston was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women’s athletics program.
May 22, 2012
UNCG recognizes student-athletes at annual Senior Banquet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Department of Athletics recently recognized its student-athletes at the UNCG Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Men’s cross country and track athlete Joey Thompson and women’s soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Kearney earned UNCG’s male and female Spartan Awards.
May 5, 2012
Thirty-five Spartan student-athletes graduate
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Thirty-five UNCG student-athletes took part in graduation ceremonies across campus this week.
April 20, 2012
Spartans' season ends in SoCon quarterfinals, 4-1
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. – Fourth-seeded UNCG saw its season come to an end with a 4-1 loss at the hands of No. 5 seed Furman in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Championship at the College of Charleston Tennis Center on Friday.
April 19, 2012
No. 4 seed UNCG heads to SoCon Men's Tennis Championship
UNCG’s fourth-seeded men’s tennis team will begin its quest for the second Southern Conference Championship title in school history when it takes on No. 5 seed Furman in the quarterfinals of the tournament on Friday.
April 17, 2012
Seyrek named SoCon Men's Tennis Player of the Year, two more honored
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG senior Orcun Seyrek was named the Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Year for the second time in his career, while Ahmet Sarioglu and Randy Phillips also earned postseason honors, the league office announced Tuesday.
April 15, 2012
UNCG claims fourth seed for SoCon Championship
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG will be the fourth seed in this week’s Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Championship in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. The Spartans earned a first-round bye and will face fifth-seeded Furman in the quarterfinals on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the College of Charleston Tennis Center at Patriots Point.
April 14, 2012
Campbell downs UNCG 4-3 to close regular season
BUIES CREEK, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team closed out the regular season with a 4-3 loss at Campbell on Saturday. The Camels clinched the match in a tiebreaker at No. 6 singles.
April 13, 2012
UNCG to close regular season at Campbell on Saturday
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will wrap up the regular season with a nonconference tilt at Campbell on Saturday in Buies Creek, N.C.
April 7, 2012
Bulldogs slip past UNCG netters, 4-3
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team found itself in another nail-biter Saturday against Samford, but the Bulldogs picked up a 4-3 win at the UNCG Tennis Courts with a third-set tiebreaker win at No. 3 singles. The match was the Spartans’ fifth straight to end in a 4-3 score.
April 6, 2012
UNCG hosts Samford for Senior Day contest
UNCG’s men’s tennis team returns home Saturday to host Samford in a critical Southern Conference match at the UNCG Tennis Courts in senior Orcun Seyrek’s final home contest.
April 5, 2012
Spartans stage incredible comeback to down Elon, 4-3
ELON, N.C. – In the conclusion of Wednesday’s suspended men’s tennis match, UNCG stormed back from a 3-1 deficit and first-set losses in five of the six singles flights to take an incredible 4-3 win over Southern Conference rival Elon on Thursday at The Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. Freshman Cameron Smith clinched the match for the Spartans at No. 5.
April 4, 2012
UNCG's match at Elon suspended, will resume Thursday
ELON, N.C. – UNCG's men's tennis match at Elon on Wednesday has been suspended by rain with the Spartans leading 1-0 after capturing the doubles point. The match will resume Thursday at 2 p.m. at The Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.
April 3, 2012
UNCG heads to rival Elon on Wednesday; match moved to 2:30 p.m.
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will make the short trip up Interstate 40 for a Southern Conference match at rival Elon at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center on Wednesday. The match has been moved to a 2:30 p.m. start due to the threat of inclement weather.
April 1, 2012
UNCG rally comes up just short in 4-3 loss to SoCon leader CofC
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team gave Southern Conference leader College of Charleston all it could handle Sunday, but the Cougars remained perfect in league play with a 4-3 win over the Spartans at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
March 31, 2012
Phillips' rally caps UNCG's 4-3 win over Appalachian State
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Freshman Randy Phillips stormed back from a 6-2 deficit in his second-set tiebreaker to win his No. 4 singles match and clinch UNCG’s 4-3 win over Appalachian State on Saturday at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
March 31, 2012
Men's tennis match moved to 12:45 p.m., women to 1:30
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s and women’s tennis matches, slated to start at noon Saturday at the UNCG Tennis Courts, have been pushed back as the courts are being dried after rain in the area. The Spartan men’s match against Appalachian State is now set for a 12:45 p.m. start, while the women’s match against Wofford will start at 1:30 p.m.
March 30, 2012
UNCG hosts Appalachian State, CofC this weekend
UNCG’s men’s tennis team can make a move in the Southern Conference standings this weekend when it hosts two of the top three teams in the league. The Spartans will take on Appalachian State on Saturday and College of Charleston on Sunday, both at noon at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
March 24, 2012
Wofford edges UNCG men's tennis, 4-3
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – A hotly contested doubles point proved the difference Saturday as Wofford topped UNCG in Southern Conference men’s tennis action, 4-3 at the Reeves Tennis Center.
March 23, 2012
Spartans down Furman 5-2 on Friday
GREENVILLE, S.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team picked up a 5-2 win over Furman on Friday at the Mickel Tennis Center, with senior Orcun Seyrek clinching the match with a win over 110th-ranked Andrew Mellow.
March 22, 2012
Men's tennis gets back into league play at Furman, Wofford
UNCG returns to Southern Conference play when it heads to South Carolina’s Upstate for matches at Furman and Wofford on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
March 21, 2012
East Carolina downs UNCG, 5-2
GREENVILLE, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team could manage only a pair of singles wins in a 5-2 loss at East Carolina on Wednesday. Freshman Randy Phillips won in both singles and doubles play.
March 20, 2012
UNCG to take on East Carolina on Wednesday
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will take a brief break from Southern Conference play when it heads to Greenville, N.C., on Wednesday for a match at East Carolina.
March 17, 2012
Spartans roll past Davidson, 5-2
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team picked up a 5-2 win over Davidson on Saturday at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
March 16, 2012
UNCG hosts Davidson on Saturday; start time moved to 10:30 a.m.
UNCG will try to bounce back from its first Southern Conference loss of the season when it hosts Davidson at the UNCG Tennis Courts on Saturday. The match has been moved up to a 10:30 a.m. start due to the threat of inclement weather later in the day.
March 11, 2012
UNCG returns home to host Chattanooga on Sunday
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will host its first Southern Conference match this season when Chattanooga visits the UNCG Tennis Courts on Sunday at noon.
March 11, 2012
Chattanooga rallies past UNCG for 4-3 SoCon win
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG swept through doubles play and won the first two singles matches, but Chattanooga rallied for four straight singles victories to steal the road win in Southern Conference men’s tennis action Sunday at the UNCG Tennis Courts, 4-3.
March 8, 2012
UNCG sweeps The Citadel to move to 2-0 in SoCon play
CHARLESTON, S.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team cruised to a 7-0 win over The Citadel at the Earle Tennis Center on Thursday to pick up its second Southern Conference win of the season.
March 7, 2012
Spartan return to SoCon play at The Citadel on Thursday
UNCG’s men’s tennis team returns to Southern Conference play Thursday when it takes on The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.
March 6, 2012
Spartans drop road match at Coastal Carolina, 5-2
CONWAY, S.C. – UNCG got a pair of wins at the top of the singles lineup but dropped a road contest at Coastal Carolina on Tuesday, 5-2.
March 5, 2012
UNCG steps out of conference to face Coastal Carolina on Tuesday
UNCG’s men’s tennis team steps out of Southern Conference play to take on Coastal Carolina in Conway, S.C., on Tuesday.
March 4, 2012
Spartans to open SoCon play at Georgia Southern on Sunday
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will open Southern Conference play at Georgia Southern on Sunday with a noon match against the Eagles at the Hanner Tennis Complex.
March 4, 2012
Spartans gut out 4-3 win over Eagles to open SoCon play
STATESBORO, Ga. – UNCG staged an incredible rally for its first Southern Conference win of the season, rebounding from dropping the doubles point and the first sets in four singles matches to claim a 4-3 win at Georgia Southern in the league opener for both teams.
March 1, 2012
Men's tennis heads to Winthrop to start four-match road swing
UNCG’s men’s tennis team heads to Rock Hill, S.C., on Thursday to take on Winthrop to kick off a four-match road swing.
March 1, 2012
Winthrop tops UNCG, 7-0
ROCK HILL, S.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team suffered a 7-0 setback at Winthrop on Thursday.
February 24, 2012
Spartans down Belmont 4-3 at Piedmont Indoor
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team snapped a two-match skid with a 4-3 win over Belmont at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center on Friday, with Chanon Varapongsittikul winning a three-set match at No. 3 singles to clinch the five-hour affair for the Spartans.
February 23, 2012
UNCG to host Belmont at Piedmont Indoor on Friday
UNCG will try to snap a two-match losing streak when it hosts Belmont at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center. The contest was originally supposed to be held at the UNCG Tennis Courts at 2 p.m. but has been moved because of the threat of inclement weather.
February 17, 2012
Charlotte downs UNCG on Friday, 4-3
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG dropped just its second home match in its last 27 tries Friday, falling to Charlotte by a 4-3 count at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
February 16, 2012
Spartans return to UNCG Tennis Courts to host Charlotte on Friday
UNCG’s men’s tennis team returns home Friday for its first home outdoor match of the season when it hosts Charlotte at the UNCG Tennis Courts at 2 p.m.
February 12, 2012
Spartans fall to No. 51 NC State on Sunday, 7-0
RALEIGH, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision at No. 51 NC State on Sunday at the J.W. Isenhour Tennis Center.
February 11, 2012
UNCG faces tough road task at No. 51 NC State
After evening its record with a pair of home wins last weekend, UNCG’s men’s tennis team heads to Raleigh, N.C., this weekend to take on No. 51 NC State at the Wolfpack’s J.W. Isenhour Tennis Complex.
February 5, 2012
Spartans even record with 5-2 win over UNC Asheville
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Ahmet Sarioglu won his final six games and survived two match points, gutting out a grueling three-set match at No. 2 singles to clinch UNCG’s 5-2 win over UNC Asheville at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center on Sunday.
February 4, 2012
Spartans top Gardner-Webb 5-2 for first win of season
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team picked up its first win of the season Saturday, topping Gardner-Webb 5-2 at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center.
February 3, 2012
UNCG netters host Gardner-Webb, UNCA at Piedmont Indoor this weekend
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will open the home portion of its schedule this weekend when it hosts Gardner-Webb on Saturday and UNC Asheville on Sunday. Both matches will be at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center and both are at 4 p.m. Admission is free.
January 29, 2012
No. 46 Memphis tops UNCG, 6-1
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Sophomore Chanon Varapongsittikul won a marathon match at No. 3 singles, but that was UNCG’s lone victory of the day as the Spartans fell at No. 46 Memphis on Sunday, 6-1, at The Racquet Club of Memphis.
January 28, 2012
Spartans drop dual opener to Tennessee Tech, 4-3
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – UNCG got off to a solid start by winning the doubles point, but Tennessee Tech rallied with four singles wins to take a 4-3 decision on neutral ground Saturday as the Spartans dropped their dual opener on the campus of the University of Memphis.
January 27, 2012
Men's tennis to open spring schedule at Memphis this weekend
UNCG’s men’s tennis team opens its spring dual campaign this weekend with a pair of matches in Memphis, Tenn. The Spartans will take on Tennessee Tech on Saturday followed by a match at No. 46 Memphis on Sunday.
January 3, 2012
Seyrek ranked 11th in Carolina Region by ITA
SKILLMAN, N.J. – UNCG senior Orcun Seyrek is ranked 11th in the Carolina Region in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association singles rankings, the ITA announced Tuesday.
December 21, 2011
Men's tennis announces spring 2012 schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team will face a 22-match regular-season spring schedule, coach Thomas Mozur announced Wednesday.
November 23, 2011
Spartans ink Danny Mack to men's tennis NLI
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team has signed high school senior Danny Mack to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Spartans next season, coach Thomas Mozur announced Wednesday.
October 16, 2011
UNCG wraps up fall slate as Seyrek falls at USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – UNCG senior Orcun Seyrek saw his USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional Championships run come to an end in the round of 16 Sunday at North Carolina’s Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.
October 15, 2011
Seyrek advances to round of 16 at USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – UNCG senior Orcun Seyrek took a straight-sets win Saturday at the USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional Championships to advance to Sunday’s round of 16 at North Carolina’s Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. Sophomore Ahmet Sarioglu saw his tournament end in the round of 32.
October 14, 2011
Seyrek, Sarioglu move on at USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional
DURHAM, N.C. and CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – UNCG senior Orcun Seyrek and sophomore Ahmet Sarioglu are still alive at the USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional Championships, being played at Duke’s Sheffield Tennis Center and North Carolina’s Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, with both advancing to the round of 32 with wins Friday.
October 13, 2011
UNCG nabs pair of doubles wins at USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional
DURHAM, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team picked up a pair of doubles wins Thursday at the USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional Championships at Duke’s Sheffield Tennis Center.
October 12, 2011
Spartans wrap up fall slate at USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional Championships
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will wrap up its fall slate when it sends a full squad to the USTA/ITA Carolinas Regional Championships from Thursday to Monday. The indoor tournament will be played at North Carolina’s Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center and Duke’s Sheffield Tennis Center.
October 9, 2011
Kent, Phillips win backdraw titles at Elon Invitational
ELON, N.C. – Freshman Will Kent won his singles flight’s backdraw title and Kent and classmate Randy Phillips teamed up to win their doubles flight’s backdraw final at the Elon Invitational on Sunday.
October 8, 2011
Kent to play for consolation titles in singles and doubles at Elon Invitational
ELON, N.C. – Freshman Will Kent won a pair of matches Saturday at the Elon Invitational and will play in Sunday’s backdraw final in his singles flight, while Kent and classmate Randy Phillips will play for the consolation title in their doubles flight.
October 7, 2011
Roueche advances in singles flight at Elon Invitational
ELON, N.C. – Sophomore Jimmy Roueche won a three-set singles match in the C Singles flight for UNCG’s lone win Friday at the Elon Invitational.
October 6, 2011
UNCG men's tennis set for Elon Invitational this weekend
UNCG sophomore Jimmy Roueche and freshmen Will Kent and Randy Phillips will represent the Spartans this weekend at the Elon Invitational, being played at the Burlington Tennis Center and the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.
October 3, 2011
Seyrek falls as UNCG ends stay at ITA All-American Championships
TULSA, Okla. – UNCG senior Orcun Seyrek dropped his lone singles match in the qualifying round at the ITA All-American Championships at the University of Tulsa on Monday.
October 1, 2011
Sarioglu, Varapongsittikul fall at ITA All-American Championships
TULSA, Okla. – UNCG sophomores Ahmet Sarioglu and Chanon Varapongsittikul both fell in the pre-qualifying singles round at the ITA All-American Championships at the University of Tulsa on Saturday.
September 30, 2011
Three Spartans head to ITA All-American Championships
Senior Orcun Seyrek and sophomores Ahmet Sarioglu and Chanon Varapongsittikul will represent the UNCG men’s tennis team at the ITA Men’s All-American Championships at the University of Tulsa starting Saturday.
September 11, 2011
Double duo takes flight championship at UNCG Fall Invitational
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s doubles team of Chanon Varapongsittikul and Randy Phillips won the B doubles flight championship and Ahmet Sarioglu won the A1 singles consolation bracket as the Spartans wrapped up play at the UNCG Fall Invitational on Sunday at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
September 10, 2011
Spartan pair to play for doubles title at UNCG Fall Invite
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG sophomore Chanon Varapongsittikul and freshman Randy Phillips won a pair of doubles matches Saturday at the UNCG Fall Invitational to advance to Sunday’s flight final at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
September 9, 2011
Three Spartans through to semis at UNCG Fall Invitational
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s Orcun Seyrek, Chanon Varapongsittikul and Jimmy Roueche are through to the semifinals of their respective singles flights after Friday’s first day of action at the UNCG Fall Invitational at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
September 8, 2011
Spartans to host UNCG Fall Invitational this weekend
UNCG’s men’s tennis team will host the UNCG Fall Invitational this weekend, with student-athletes from eight schools participating in the tournament at the UNCG Tennis Courts.
July 29, 2011
UNCG tennis to host ITA Summer Circuit stop this weekend
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s and women’s tennis teams are hosting an ITA Summer Circuit stop at the UNCG Tennis Courts from Saturday through Monday.
July 26, 2011
Spartans announce men's tennis fall schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s tennis team will play in five fall tournaments, coach Thomas Mozur announced Tuesday.