COLLEGE TENNIS: Rees resigns at Lenoir-Rhyne, Frost to serve as interim head coach

Published Thursday, August 1st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Matt Frost, an assistant tennis coach last season at Lenoir-Rhyne University, will serve as interim head coach for both Bears teams after the resignation of head coach Tom Rees. LRU athletic officials announced Rees’ departure in a press release on Thursday. Kansas State University announced later Thursday it has hired Rees as an assistant (coachhttps://www.kstatesports.com/index.aspx?path=wten) Frost is …

COLLEGE TENNIS: Both Lenoir-Rhyne teams off to 7-1 starts

Published Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com COLLEGE TENNIS SUMMARIES WOMEN LENOIR-RHYNE 7, ERSKINE 0 (Friday at Hilton Head, S.C.) Singles: Marta Escanero Funes (LRU) d. Faith Wright 7-6, 5-7, 10-1; Iulia Ponomareva (LRU) d. Katie Loudermilk 8-6; Gemma Southwick (LRU) d. Luiza Souza 7-6, 6-1; Diana Babinets (LRU) d. Eileen Rickert 8-3; Ally Garofoli (LRU) d. Rachel Berkey 6-3, 6-1; Emily Murchland (LRU) d. Marie …

COLLEGE TENNIS: Lenoir-Rhyne sweeps North Greenville (S.C.) on road

Published Friday, February 15th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com THURDAY’S COLLEGE TENNIS SUMMARIES MEN LENOIR-RHYNE 5, NORTH GREENVILLE (S.C.) 2 (at Tigerville, S.C.) Singles: Hamed Gandouz (LRU) d. Robin van der Heijde 6-3, 6-0; Pierre Bedard (NGU) d. Josh Lazenby 6-3, 7-5; Rhodri Atkinson (LRU) d. Yannis Moulod 6-0, 6-2; Shane O’Dea (LRU) d. Kaey-Den Tan 6-4, 6-1; Paul Lenz (LRU) d. Giacomo Garini 6-1, 6-1; Mauricio Hernandez …

COLLEGE TENNIS: Lenoir-Rhyne sweeps Southern Wesleyan

Published Saturday, February 9th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S TENNIS RESULTS (at YMCA of Catawba Valley) WOMEN LENOIR-RHYNE 6, SOUTHERN WESLEYAN 1 Singles: Diana Babinets (LRU) d. Jennifer Ball 6-4, 4-6 (10-5); Iva Jaknkovic (SW) d. Iulia Ponomareva 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6); Gemma Southwick (LRU) d. Chyna Jones 6-3, 6-2; Ally Garfoli (LRU) d. Alex Golliher 6-0, 6-0; Lucy Whelan (LRU) d. Caitlynn Nixon 6-0, 6-1; Sanne …

COLLEGE TENNIS: Lenoir-Rhyne signs 2 stars from England

Published Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University has landed two players from England for its men’s and women’s tennis teams for next season. On Tuesday in a press release, the Bears announced they have signed Joshua Lazenby for the men’s team and Gemma Southwick to join the women’s team. Lazenby — a native of Beverly, England — represents his region of Yorkshire …