Category Archives: Women’s Tennis

#BringTheRacquet: DU Women’s Tennis begins key series of Pac-12 matches

DU women’s tennis has “hockey fever.” Listen to the team talk about being in the arena in Fargo Saturday to watch Luko and company. 

If there’s one thing University of Denver head women’s tennis coach Christian Bass wants you to know about her team, it comes down to two words she uses: “match tough.” Continue reading #BringTheRacquet: DU Women’s Tennis begins key series of Pac-12 matches

DU women’s tennis pummels North Dakota; now battles freeway to get to hockey game

Mission One: Beat North Dakota
Mission Two: Get to Fargo in Time for Hockey
From: North Dakota Athletics

The #43 University of Denver women’s tennis team crushed Summit League rival North Dakota Saturday afternoon 7-0.

The Pioneers (12-3, 3-0) cruised in doubles play to take the first point and there wasn’t much fight in the Fighting Hawks after that. Continue reading DU women’s tennis pummels North Dakota; now battles freeway to get to hockey game

#BringTheRacquet: Men’s, women’s tennis teams in Saturday event to fight cancer

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams are off until the end of the month but that doesn’t mean they won’t be getting the racquets out.

This Saturday from 12pm to 2pm the Pioneers will be on hand for a unique event at Denver Tennis Park. They’ll be helping out in a charity event that will include instruction, mixed doubles matches and other fun activities for the public.

The event benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), an organization that each year holds a national ten-week “Man and Woman of the Year” fundraising competition. Last year LLS says they raised $1.5 million for their Rocky Mountain chapter through the campaign.

The Saturday organizers are requesting a minimum donation Saturday of $75 per participant. Continue reading #BringTheRacquet: Men’s, women’s tennis teams in Saturday event to fight cancer

Houston industrialist shares past, looks to bright future

Damien Goddard (left) got an early start Saturday before a busy day of tennis and hockey.

Buffeted by headwinds from the bomb-cyclone, Houston entrepreneur (and LetsGoDU founder) Damien Goddard jetted to Colorado Friday night and toured the University of Denver campus today to see new facilities and evaluate progress.

“No job is too small – especially when you are reaching for the stars.” said the corporate titan

Continue reading Houston industrialist shares past, looks to bright future

#BringTheRacquet: Pioneers Women’s Tennis demolishes Omaha 7-0

It was like the Pioneer ladies turned on the gusto to be able to watch some of the DU/UND conference playoff hockey game.

It only took around two hours for the Pio women’s tennis team to sweep an overmatched University of Nebraska at Omaha squad. The Mavericks were forced to drive from Nebraska after the bomb cyclone Wednesday put flights to Denver into disarray.  Continue reading #BringTheRacquet: Pioneers Women’s Tennis demolishes Omaha 7-0

#BringTheRacquet: Saturday match, Wimbledon-inspired tailgate canceled

Some unfortunate news courtesy of Mother Nature.

With Wednesday’s blizzard still causing a travel nightmare across the Plains and Rockies, the 11 am DU Saturday women’s tennis match at Denver Tennis Park against South Dakota has been canceled. That also shelves the first annual Wimbledon-inspired party that was set to happen outside the Denver Tennis Park at 10 am. Continue reading #BringTheRacquet: Saturday match, Wimbledon-inspired tailgate canceled