Two SNHU athletes made history when they reached the final of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Championships at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in New York. Bas and Willem van Biezen met in the ITA championship match on September 16 in what was the biggest match of their ever-growing careers. The brothers have been playing tennis together since they were five and six
The SNHU Men’s Tennis team kicked off their spring season with a 6-3 win over Northeast-10 rival Le Moyne College on Sunday, February 18. The match took place at Elevate Fitness in DeWitt, New York. Graduate student and co-captain Xavier Aubron and sophomore Bas Van Biezen dominated the lineup by securing wins in both their singles and doubles matches to lead the Penmen to
In the middle of a clear blue sky, a bright yellow sun vibrantly gleamed over the University of New Haven. Six tennis courts, nestled behind a row of rich, dark-green trees beyond the beaten path, stood peaceful. Yet, as peaceful as they were, they were about to feel the power of the Southern New Hampshire University women’s tennis team. The New Haven Chargers’ hosted
Over the weekend, Southern New Hampshire University held its annual Homecoming celebration. Students, families and alumni gathered across campus for various activities such as a 5k race, face painting, and carnival rides. In addition, a big highlight of Homecoming was the sporting events. Men’s and women’s tennis, field hockey, and men’s and women’s soccer saw excited fans gather at the tennis courts and Larkin
Women’s tennis is swinging into one of the best seasons in program history. They began strong, winning their first five matches for the first time in several years. They captured wins over Northeast 10 (NE-10) competitors Merrimack, Franklin Pierce, AIC, New Haven and Saint Anselm. However, their winning streak was snapped, on October 1, when they faced Adelphi, the number one team in the
After a tremendous performance in the men’s tennis opening match against Colby Sawyer, senior Tiago Fernandes of Porto, Portugal rallied his way into the semifinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) East Regional Championships at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 25. With his strong showing, Fernandes became the first man in program history to reach the semifinals of the tournament.
Women’s Cross Country Coming off a rocky 2016 season, Women’s Cross Country is seeking to hurdle over any obstacles so that they can improve their scores this fall. They begin their quest Friday, September 1 when they compete in the Temple University invite in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Although they lose 2016 USTFCCA All Region member and 2016 Northeast-10 All Conference First Team runner, Laura