2013-14 News Releases
July 2, 2013
45 Selected to Spring All-Academic Team
A total of 45 Eastern Washington University student-athletes have been honored on the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team for the 2013 spring quarter.
May 23, 2013
Fifth-Annual “EeeWoos” are June 4
The “EeeWoos,” an event created to honor Eastern Washington University student-athletes, takes place for the fifth time on Tuesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. at the Showalter Auditorium on the EWU campus in Cheney, Wash.
May 2, 2013
Cohen co-MVP as Talented Sophomores Earn All-Big Sky Honors
The sensational sophomore seasons for Eastern Washington University tennis players Joseph Cohen and Moira Hedberg have ended with first team All-Big Sky Conference honors announced Wednesday (June 1) by the Big Sky Conference, and co-MVP accolades for Cohen.
April 19, 2013
School Record Tied by Moira Hedberg in Eagle Loss
Sophomore Moira Hedberg had a dominating performance to equal a school record, but it wasn’t as easy for her teammates as the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team ended its season with a 4-3 loss to Portland State Friday (April 19) at Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash.
April 18, 2013
Q and A: Tennis Player Kelsey Knight
One anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee injury can be tough to overcome for an athlete, but it takes a special person to battle through two reconstructive knee surgeries and the long rehabilitation process related to such injuries. But Eastern Washington University senior women’s tennis player Kelsey Knight has survived them both to finish her career on the court and not the alternative of watching from the sideline.
April 15, 2013
Hedberg Attempts to Tie School Record as Season Ends Friday
Sophomore Moira Hedberg and a quartet of seniors will be the focal point this Friday (April 19) when the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team hosts Portland State in the final match of the 2013 season for the Eagles. The match begins at noon on the EWU Outdoor Tennis Courts, or indoors at Thorpe Fieldhouse in case of inclement weather.
April 14, 2013
Eastern Drops Non-Conference Match to Seattle
Mixing up the lineup in a late season non-conference match, Eastern Washington University dropped a 4-3 decision to Seattle Sunday (April 14) at Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash.
April 13, 2013
Hedberg, Patton Lead Eagles in Near-Miss
Sophomore Moira Hedberg inched closer to a school record with a thrilling three-set victory at No. 1 singles, but the Eagles fell to Montana State 4-3 in a crucial Big Sky Conference match for both schools at Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash.
April 10, 2013
Women's Tennis Continues Home Stand this Weekend with Matches against Montana State and Seattle
With the 2103 regular-season winding down, the pressure is heating up for the Eastern Washington University womenÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢s tennis team, which hosts two matches this weekend in Cheney.
April 3, 2013
Hedberg Picks Up Another Win at No. 1, but Eagles Fall in Home Match against Montana, 6-1
To kick off a four-match home stand that will close out the 2013 regular-season, the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team faced the Grizzlies of Montana on Tuesday (April 2) at the outdoor tennis courts in Cheney, Wash.
March 31, 2013
Eagles Split Final Two Matches of Spring Break Road Swing
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team closed out its final road trip of the 2013 season with one win and one loss in Flagstaff, Ariz.
March 27, 2013
Eastern Edged by Southern Utah, 5-2
Despite a strong start to singles, the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team could not get past the Thunderbirds of Southern Utah, who won the doubles point and went on to take the match, 5-2, on Tuesday (March 26) in Cedar City, Utah.
March 26, 2013
Women’s Tennis On the Road to Face Southern Utah, Northern Arizona and Texas-Pan American In Week Ahead
While the student-athletes on the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team have a break from school this week, the Eagles are busy on the courts with three road matches, including two important Big Sky Conference duals.
March 12, 2013
Eagles Break Losing Streak with 6-1 Win over North Dakota
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team defeated North Dakota 6-1 in a Big Sky Conference matchup Tuesday (Mar. 12) at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash.
March 11, 2013
Eastern Drops Pair of Matches in Boise
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team played two non-conference matches in Boise, Idaho this weekend, but unfortunately, the Eagles failed to come away with a win. Eastern fell to Boise State, 7-0, before suffering a 6-1 defeat to New Mexico.
March 7, 2013
Eagles Fall in Hard-Fought Battle with Vandals, 7-0
The final score may read 7-0, but this match was in fact one of the more competitive outings of the year for the Eastern Washington University women’s team. In a midweek matchup between familiar rivals, the Vandals of Idaho managed to outlast EWU for a 7-0 victory on Wednesday (March 6) at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho.
March 6, 2013
Women’s Tennis Plays Today at Idaho, Before Weekend Trip to Boise
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team will take a break from Big Sky play this week for a trio of non-conference duals in Idaho.
March 2, 2013
Hedberg Keeps Her Winning Streak Alive, but Eagles Suffer Two Tough Losses to Gonzaga and Northern Colorado
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team was right there in both its matches this weekend against Gonzaga and Northern Colorado, but after conceding the all-important doubles point in both, EWU came up just short.
February 27, 2013
Men’s and Women’s Tennis Have Big Home Weekend Ahead
The Eastern Washington University men’s and women’s tennis teams are back in action this weekend for a couple of important Big Sky home matches, as well as one non-conference dual for the women against a familiar opponent.
February 24, 2013
Eagles Keep Winning Streak Alive with 7-0 Sweep of Seattle U
In a match that lasted well into the night on Saturday (Feb. 23) at the Sammamish Club in Issaquah, Wash., the Eastern Washington University womenÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢s tennis team came away with a 7-0 victory against the Redhawks of Seattle U.
February 21, 2013
Eagles Take a Break from Conference Play for a Dual with In-State Rival Seattle
In the last couple years, there has been no bigger non-conference rival for the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team than the Redhawks of Seattle U.
February 19, 2013
Moira Hedberg is the Big Sky Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week
After leading the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team to a perfect weekend on the road, sophomore Moira Hedberg was recognized by the Big Sky Conference as Player of the Week, announced Tuesday (Feb. 19) by the league office.
February 17, 2013
Eagles Sweep Conference Road Matches
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team did not lose a single doubles match over the weekend and went 4-1 in tiebreakers to earn a sweep of its first road trip in Big Sky Conference play.
February 14, 2013
Women’s Tennis On the Road for Two Important Big Sky Matchups
Its last time on the court, the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team celebrated its first win of the 2013 season, and it couldn’t have come at a better time.
February 10, 2013
Eagles Split Pair of Matches on the Palouse
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team played two more ranked teams over the weekend - one from the NCAA Division I ranks and the other a top 10 team in the NAIA.
February 9, 2013
Eagles Swept by Hornets in Home Opener
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team may still be searching for its first win of the 2013 season, but the competition to date has been downright daunting. In its first four matches of the year, EWU has faced three teams ranked in the top 75 nationally, one of which was Big Sky favorite Sacramento State, who defeated the Eagles, 7-0, on Friday (Feb. 8) at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash.
February 7, 2013
Women’s Tennis Makes Home Debut Friday Against Big Sky Favorite Sac State
After facing back-to-back nationally-ranked opponents in the first two weeks of the season, the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis prepares to face two more this weekend, including the 2013 Big Sky opener.
January 27, 2013
Women’s Tennis Drops Pair of 6-1 Matches to Oregon and Portland
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team continues to be tested in the early-goings of its 2013 season. After facing No. 60 Wyoming in its season opener, EWU played its second-straight nationally-ranked opponent in No. 66 Oregon this weekend in Eugene, Ore. The Eagles dropped the match to the Ducks by a score of 6-1. EWU then played Portland, suffering the same 6-1 fate against the Pilots.
January 24, 2013
Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams Headed to Eugene
The Eastern Washington University men’s and women’s tennis teams continue early-season play this weekend with two matches a piece in Eugene, Ore
January 20, 2013
Eagles Drop Season Opener to Nationally-Ranked Cowgirls, 7-0
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team entered the 2013 campaign with four nationally-ranked opponents on its schedule. One of those teams was Wyoming, who EWU played in the season opener on Saturday (Jan. 19) in Pullman, Wash.
January 17, 2013
EWU Men’s Tennis Opens 2013 Season at Home; Women Play in Pullman
Temperatures may barely be reaching 30 degrees in the Pacific Northwest, but tennis season at Eastern is officially underway.
January 2, 2013
Dustin Hinson Named Interim Women’s Tennis Coach at EWU
The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team will have a new coach for the upcoming 2013 spring season. Cheney resident Dustin Hinson was recently named interim women’s tennis coach, announced EWU athletic director Bill Chaves.
October 23, 2012
Women’s Tennis Completes Play from ITA Northwest Regional Championships
After a couple weeks off from competition, the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis returned to the courts for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northwest Regional Championships Oct. 19-21 in Stanford, Calif.
October 1, 2012
Eagles Conclude Busy Weekend in Boise
The Eastern Washington University women's tennis team had an action-packed weekend at the Jack Taylor Classic in Boise, Idaho. All 10 members of Eastern's 2012 roster competed at the three-day event (Sept. 28-30), which featured a total of 75 individuals from 11 different schools.
September 27, 2012
Tennis Teams Hit the Road for More Fall Action
The Eastern Washington University men’s and women’s tennis teams will continue their fall seasons this weekend with a couple of competitive tournaments on the road. The men’s team will have two individuals competing at the ITA All-American Championship Pre-Qualifying tournament in Tulsa, Okla., while the women’s team heads to Boise, Idaho for the Jack Taylor Classic Sept. 28-30.
September 13, 2012
Eagles Kick Off Fall Season at Cougar Classic
After just one week of practice since returning from summer break, the Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team will take to the courts for its first competition of the 2012-13 season. The Eagles will make the short trip to Pullman, Wash., for the 2012 Cougar Classic, Sept. 14-16 at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.
July 2, 2012
36 Selected to Spring All-Academic Team
A total of 36 Eastern Washington University student-athletes have been honored on the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team for the 2012 spring quarter. Of the total, 14 were from the women's outdoor track and field team, 13 from the men's outdoor squad, four from men's tennis, three from women's golf and two from women's tennis.
April 27, 2012
Hedberg Named to All-Big Sky Second Team
It didn’t take long for Eastern Washington University freshman Moira Hedberg to turn a few heads. Following her first season with the EWU women’s tennis team, Hedberg was recognized as one of the top 12 players in the Big Sky Conference. In a vote by the league’s head coaches, Hedberg was selected to the 2012 All-Big Sky Second Team.