The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team concluded play at the ITA Northeast Regionals this past weekend hosted by Yale University. The Bulls had five players compete in singles and two teams compete in doubles.
In recognition of a leadership gift made by the Murchie family to the recently announced fieldhouse, the UB Council endorsed a resolution, on Monday, to name the new fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo, the Murchie Family Fieldhouse in honor of former UB hockey player Tunney Murchie and his family. The naming is subject to the approval of the SUNY Chancellor and the SUNY Board of Trustees.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team completed its second fall weekend at the Ivy-Plus Invitational hosted by Princeton University. The Bulls were one of 17 teams that sent players to the weekend event.
The defending Mid-American Conference champion men’s tennis team faced some stiff competition in their opening weekend of 2017-18 as the Bulls traveled to the Harvard Chowder Fest and faced opponents from Harvard, Wisconsin, and Notre Dame.
The longtime dream of an on-campus fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo will soon be a reality. University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced on Friday that the university has secured the services of Rochester-based LeChase Construction as the general contractor and New York-based architecture firm CHA for the project.
Playing in one of the toughest regions in the country, the University at Buffalo men’s tennis team finished the year ranked eighth in the Northeast Region, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced late Wednesday.
Fresh off leading the Bulls to their second ever NCAA Tournament appearance and a perfect record in Mid-American Conference play, University at Buffalo men’s tennis head coach Lee Nickell has been named the Wilson/ITA Northeast Region Coach of the Year.
Tony Miller, a member of the University at Buffalo men’s tennis program, was named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference team on Monday, the league announced. A senior communication major, Miller has a 3.246 grade point average.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team went toe-to-toe with #13 Texas A&M in the first round of the NCAA Championships at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center on Friday afternoon. The Bulls lost to the SEC Champion, 4-0, but the final score was no indication of how well UB played.
The 2017 Mid-American Conference champion University at Buffalo men’s tennis team will play Texas A&M in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon in College Station, TX. The match is scheduled to start at 2 pm (CDT) at the George P. Mitchell Outdoor Tennis Center.
The NCAA released annual Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) data on Thursday afternoon and nine UB programs had perfect single-year rates for 2015-16, while men’s tennis continues to lead the charge with a perfect four-year rate.
Not only is the University at Buffalo men’s tennis team a champion on the court, it is also a champion in the classroom as the 2017 Mid-American Conference Champions were honored with a NCAA Public Recognition Award for outstanding academic performance. This is the second time, and second straight year, the Bulls have earned this recognition under head coach Lee Nickell.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team will head to Texas A&M for the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, it was announced on Tuesday during the men’s tennis selection show. The Bulls and the Aggies will square off on Friday, May 12 at 2pm CST.
Following a perfect 7-0 league slate and a regular season and tournament MAC Championship, University at Buffalo head men’s tennis coach Lee Nickell has been named the MAC Coach of the Year, the league announced on Tuesday morning. Four UB players also earned All-MAC honors, the most of any school in the league.
Fresh off their Mid-American Conference Titles this past weekend, the University at Buffalo men’s and women’s tennis teams will find out where their seasons will continue on Tuesday night as the NCAA will unveil the brackets live. The teams will be holding a Selection Show party at the Miller Tennis Center beginning at 4:30pm.
Sophomore Ethan Nittolo outlasted Jannik Opitz in a third-set tiebreaker at sixth singles on Saturday, capping off a comeback for the ages that saw the Bulls win the final three singles matches and claim the 2017 Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship against #2 Western Michigan. With the victory, the Bulls will now represent the MAC in the upcoming NCAA Tournament.
It has always been said “it’s hard to beat the same team three times,” but the University at Buffalo men’s tennis team had little trouble defeating the Northern Illinois Huskies for the third time this season and the second time in five day with a 4-1 victory in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. With the win, the Bulls advance to Saturday’s Mid-American Conference Championship match.
After clinching the Mid-American Conference Regular Season title on Sunday, the University at Buffalo men’s tennis team swept the final conference weekly awards on Wednesday afternoon. Junior Vidit Vaghela was named the MAC Singles Player of the Week, while sophomore Ethan Nittolo and senior Tony Miller were named the Doubles Team of the Week.