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Senior Caitlyn Hanulikova performs during her singles matches against Central Dutch on Apr. 12, 2024, at Lincoln Park.

Caitlyn Hanulikova scores 100 career wins

Elisabeth Ruggiero April 18, 2024

Senior Caitlyn Hanulikova became the most recent player on the women’s tennis team to achieve 100 career wins during her time on the team. Hanulikova’s victory came on Apr. 6, after winning a match...

Augustana College women’s tennis team practices on the new Lincoln Park Tennis Court near Swanson, equipped with benches.

Despite paint mishap, tennis team has a ball on the court

Sylvia Hughes April 10, 2024

Augustana tennis’ spring season is underway, and men’s and women’s teams have had two matches on their new courts, located in Lincoln Park, despite a previous paint mishap in the fall of 2023.  According...

Men’s tennis team starts out swinging

Timothy Wallis October 12, 2023

The men’s tennis team wrapped up its fall season after three players competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Junior Arthur Hermange,...

From struggle to success: Augustana men’s tennis finds winning formula

Bibhu Lamichhane May 2, 2023

The men’s tennis team is looking strong as they head into their conference competition. With a current record of 10-5, the team had a month-long win streak earlier in the season and is looking to get...

Digital rendering of Lincoln Park construction.
Photo courtesy of Augustana College.

Relocation of Augustana’s tennis courts causes a racket

Charlie Roiland and Allie Rial March 25, 2023

Just before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, residents of Rock Island saw the basketball courts at Lincoln Park restricted. Safety reasons were quoted after residents reported gunshots in the park....

Morgan Bullen goes to return the ball at the team’s practice on Thursday, March 28, 2019 while preparing for their matches against Illinois Insitute of Technology and Coe College on Saturday, March 31. (previously published in 2019)

Augustana tennis courts to move to Lincoln Park

Charlie Roiland February 27, 2023

Augustana and the city of Rock Island will be working together to create six new tennis courts at Lincoln Park, paid for by the college. On Feb. 27, the Rock Island City Council announced the construction...

Racking up the points with team unity

Santiago Cuevas November 10, 2022

The men's and women’s tennis teams at Augustana have just finished their fall season and are looking forward to their spring season. This season was full of a lot of growth for players on both sides,...

Portrait of David DeSimone, Head Womens and Mens Tennis Coach. Provided by Augustana College.

DeSimone gains a new Augie role

Santiago Cuevas October 20, 2022

David DeSimone, the head women’s and men’s tennis coach, has added fundraising and booster engagement for Viking Club as part of his position here at Augie. His new position will involve full time...

Senior Nicole Pacheco prepares to attack the ball, sending it back over the net.

Women’s tennis spring season coming to an end after a win against Central College and only two matches left

Abhib Lal Amatya April 14, 2022

Augie women’s tennis has so far won six games since Sept. 2021 including their last game against Central College on April 9. They have two more games to play before their spring season is done. The team...

Men’s tennis ends four game losing streak with win over Illinois Tech

Silas Gilklay March 17, 2022

On March 5, the men’s tennis team ended their four consecutive losses, defeating Illinois Tech by a score of 5-4. The team began the season without a win, a less than ideal start. However, the match...

Womens tennis team ends the season right

Women’s tennis team ends the season right

Ameliese Baehr-Ross April 28, 2021

The Augustana women's tennis team closed out their CCIW slate this week with three home matches. Augustana swept both of their matches against Carthage and Carroll after a loss against North Central. The...

Women´s Tennis

Anjelica Ortiz October 31, 2019

The Augustana Women’s Tennis team has completed their fall season, and have finished second overall in the CCIW tournament.  Two individual performers, junior Annie Timm and senior Zeana Badawi turned...

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