2016-17 Women's Tennis News

  • Worcester State Posts 6-3 Win over Clark University
    April 20, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Despite having to forfeit No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles, the Worcester State University women’s tennis team posted a 6-3 win over the Clark University Cougars Thursday evening at the Corash Tennis Courts located on the campus of Clark.
  • Worcester State Places 4th in Spring Fling
    April 15, 2017
    DARTMOUTH – Johnson & Wales edged Bridgewater State to take home the top prize in the 3rd annual Corsair Spring Fling women's tennis round-robin played at the UMD Tennis Courts. J&W, champions of the Great Northeast Conference, finished with 21 points, while the Bears, champions of the Little East Conference, had 17 points. Both teams have qualified for the NCAA Division III Tournament next month.
  • Eight Worcester State Student-Athletes Named to LEC 2016 Fall All-Academic Teams
    January 12, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Eight Worcester State University student-athletes from the field hockey and women’s tennis teams have been named to the 2016 Fall All-Academic teams, as announced by the Little East Conference (LEC) this afternoon.
  • Jankins Named to Little East Conference Women’s Tennis All-Conference Team
    November 01, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s senior captain, Shelby Jankins (W. Brookfield, Mass.) has been named to the Little East Conference (LEC) All-Conference First Team, as announced by the conference Tuesday (Nov. 1) afternoon.
  • Lancers Drop LEC Semifinal Match to No. 1 Bridgewater State, 5-2
    October 20, 2016
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Worcester State women’s tennis team’s season concluded on Thursday (Oct. 20) as the Lancers lost a heartbreaking match to the Bridgewater State Bears 5-2 in a Little East Conference (LEC) semifinal game at the Rosen Memorial Tennis Courts.
  • No. 5 Lancers Upset No. 4 Plymouth State to Advance to LEC Semifinals
    October 18, 2016
    HOLDERNESS, N.H. – The No. 5 Worcester State Lancers defeated the No. 4 Plymouth State Panthers Tuesday (Oct. 18) afternoon in a Little East Conference (LEC) quarterfinal matchup at the Holderness School Courts.
  • 2016 Little East Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament
    October 17, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s tennis team takes the No. 5 seed in the Little East Conference (LEC) women’s tennis tournament as announced by the conference on Saturday (Oct. 15).
  • Lancers Suffer 7-2 Loss to Rhode Island College on Senior Day
    October 08, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s tennis team suffered a 7-2 loss to the Rhode Island College Anchorwomen Saturday evening in a Little East Conference (LEC) match at the Corash Tennis Courts on the campus of Clark University.
  • Women’s Tennis Defeats Western Connecticut, 6-3
    October 07, 2016
    HOLDEN, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s tennis team snapped a two-game losing streak and defeated the visiting Colonials of Western Connecticut State University 6-3 Friday afternoon at the Wachusett Regional High School tennis courts.
  • Women’s Tennis Falls to Bridgewater State, 8-1
    October 06, 2016
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s tennis team dropped their second match of the week to the host, Bridgewater State 8-1 Thursday afternoon at the Rosen Memorial Tennis Courts.
  • Lancers Drop Tennis Match to UMass Dartmouth, 8-1
    October 04, 2016
    DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The UMass Dartmouth Corsairs downed the Worcester State Lancers 8-1 in Little East Conference (LEC) play Tuesday afternoon, as freshman Lauren Taylor (Attleboro, Mass.) earned the Lancers’ sole point on a 6-4, 6-0 singles win.
  • Saturday’s Tennis Match at Bridgewater State Postponed
    September 30, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women's tennis match scheduled for Saturday (Oct. 1) at Bridgewater State has been postponed due to rain in the forecast.
  • Worcester State Victorious over Vikings
    September 27, 2016
    SALEM, Mass. – The Worcester State Lancers scored a 6-3 victory over the Salem State Vikings in Little East Conference (LEC) women's tennis action on Tuesday afternoon at the Central Campus Tennis Courts.
  • Women’s Tennis Sweeps Southern Maine; Green and Silk Join WSU 25 Point Club
    September 24, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. – In the Worcester State University’s 9-0 Little East Conference (LEC) sweep of Southern Maine Saturday afternoon, Lancers Rachel Green (Worcester, Mass.) and Alexis Silk (Greenfield, Mass.) earned their 25th win to join the Lancers’ 25 point club.
  • Worcester State Drops Cross-Town Match to Clark, 7-2
    September 22, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State Lancers were defeated by cross-town opponents, Clark University 7-2 in Thursday evening play. With the loss, the Lancers slide to 3-3 on the season.
  • Lancers Down UMass Boston in Little East Conference Match
    September 17, 2016
    HOLDEN, Mass. – The Worcester State University Lancers downed the UMass-Boston Beacons 8-1 Saturday (Sep. 17) evening in Little East Conference (LEC) action at the Wachusett Regional High School tennis courts.
  • Roger Williams Sweeps Worcester State in Friday Afternoon Match
    September 16, 2016
    HOLDEN, Mass. – The Roger Williams Hawks swept the Worcester State Lancers 9-0 in Friday afternoon’s tennis match hosted by Worcester State at the Wachusett Regional High School tennis courts.
  • Lancers Tennis Triumphs over Trailblazers, 7-2
    September 13, 2016
    N. ADAMS, Mass. – The Worcester State University Lancers defeated the MCLA Trailblazers 7-2 in a Tuesday afternoon non-conference matchup at the tennis courts of the Zavattaro Athletics Complex.
  • Worcester State Drops First Conference Match to Plymouth State
    September 10, 2016
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Plymouth State University won five of six singles matches and two of three doubles encounters Saturday (Sep. 10) afternoon to defeat Worcester State University, 7-2, in a Little East Conference (LEC) women’s tennis match at the Holderness School Courts.
  • Worcester State vs. Becker Tennis Match Postponed
    September 07, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women's tennis match scheduled for Wednesday (Sep. 7) against Becker College at Wachusett Regional High School has been postponed due to wet court conditions.
  • Lancers’ Lauren Taylor Tabbed LEC Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Week
    September 06, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman tennis player, Lauren Taylor has been named the Little East Conference (LEC) women’s tennis rookie of the week for her performance in the Lancers’ opening week (Aug. 29-Sep. 4).
  • Worcester State vs. Roger Williams Women’s Tennis Match Postponed
    September 06, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s tennis match scheduled for Tuesday (Sep. 6) against Roger Williams University at Wachusett Regional High School has been postponed due to rain.
  • Blue and Gold Top Wentworth 6-3 in Home Opener
    September 01, 2016
    HOLDEN, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s tennis team opened up 2016-17 play with a 6-3 victory over Wentworth on Thursday (Sep. 1) at Wachusett Regional High School. The Lancers start the season out with a 1-0 record, while the Leopards open with an 0-1 record.
  • Lancers Tabbed Fifth in Little East Conference Preseason Poll
    August 26, 2016
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Worcester State University women’s tennis team has been picked to finish fifth in the Little East Conference (LEC) as announced by the conference on Friday (Aug. 26).
  • Courteney Blais Named Head Women’s Tennis Coach
    August 09, 2016
    WORCESTER, Mass. - After serving as the women’s tennis interim head coach for the 2015-16 season, Courteney Blais has been named the head coach as announced by Worcester State’s Director of Athletics, Michael Mudd, on Tuesday (Aug. 9).