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Category: Tennis

Women’s Tennis Ends At The NEC

BY: SHANEL GILBERT LIU-Brooklyn’s women’s tennis team shutout St. Francis (Pa.) 4-0 in the Northeast Conference (NEC) Quarterfinals match. In the doubles, Long Island recorded back-to-back wins. In the No.2 spot, senior Aleksandra Pavlovic and sophomore Katya Yegoreychenko took an 8-2 win to beat Shivani Patel and Lucy Jasso. Senior Taysha Blessington and sophomore Sanne […]

Getting To Know Senior Taysha Blessington

BY: JAHID MOWLA Australia native; Taysha Blessington is a senior Sports Management major at LIU-Brooklyn. She is proof that beauty, brains and athleticism can all be part of the same package. From 2004-08, Blessington broke records; as part of duo, with the most consecutive wins of the Tildesley Doubles Championship. The young athlete was also […]

Women’s Tennis Moves Up 2-0 In Conference

BY: SHANEL GILBERT LIU-Brooklyn’s women’s tennis team made up for its second loss of the season by going toe-to-toe against Sacred Heart. The Blackbirds added another victory to its slightly blemished season by downing its opponent 6-1. In the doubles event, sophomore Sanne Louwers and senior Taysha Blessington defeated their opponents 8-1, while senior Aleksandra […]

Tennis Shuts Out Monmouth

BY: SHANEL GILBERT The women’s Tennis team of LIU-Brooklyn shut out Monmouth 7-0 in its first Northeast conference match of the season. In the doubles event, junior Lisa Maas and sophomore Nancy Zonneveld took the first win 8-1 against Sarah Turner and Liz D’Arcy. The next pair to see success was senior Taysha Blessington and […]

Tennis Continues To See Success

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS LIU Brooklyn’s women’s tennis team had its six game win streak brought to end against St. John University. The Blackbirds were out matched 1-6 as its opponent picked up win in all three doubles matches. Senior Aleksandra Pavlovic and sophomore Katya Yegoreychenko dropped in the No. 2 spot 6-8 against Amber Washington […]

Tennis Improves 2-0

BY: SHANEL GILBERT LIU-Brooklyn’s Tennis team opened its 2013 season with back-to back-wins over opponents Hofstra and St. Peter’s College. The Blackbirds improved to 2-0 after a perfect 7-0 game against St. Peter’s College. LIU swept both the single and double events. The No. 1 doubled ended 8-1 as senior Taysha Blessington and sophomore Sanne […]

Mixed Results in Fall Opener for Tennis; Maas and Pavlovic Shine

BY: MICHAEL GARCIA The LIU Brooklyn women’s tennis team concluded their first of four matches in the fall campaign of the 2012 season this past weekend, September 14-16 at the Stony Brook Classic Invitational. Despite suffering several first round exits, the Blackbirds managed to squeeze a couple of semifinal berths. In the early A Bracket […]

Tennis Falls Short at NEC Championships

BY: ALANA WOHLERS The Blackbird tennis team traveled to New Jersey to compete in the Northeastern Conference championships. With the Blackbirds entering the tournament as the number four seed, the girls took on number five seed Mount St. Mary’s for a trip to the semifinals. The Blackbirds got off to a good start taking both […]

Tennis Falls to Sacred Heart in Singles and Doubles

BY: JOHN TOLIS The Long Island University’s tennis team was downed by Sacred Heart last Thursday in the singles competition 4-3. In the doubles competition, LIU won two straight games but Sacred Heart took the last one by default. LIU junior Taysha Blessington and freshmen Sanne Louwers teamed up in the first match-up and took […]

Tennis Falls Short at UMASS

BY: ALANA WOHLERS Tennis was back at it again on Saturday looking for their first win of the season as they traveled to the University of Massachusetts. The Blackbirds were off to a rough start in the doubles department. Junior Taysha Blessington and freshman Sanne Louwers were defeated in their doubles match 8-5. Sophomore Lisa […]