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Oregon women’s tennis defeats USC for the first time in school history

The last time the entire Oregon women’s tennis team stood in a line on the neighboring court to cheer on their final player was against Washington last weekend. That match lasted four hours, with Shweta Sangwan clinching the last point to bring the Ducks to an upset victory over then …

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Oregon women’s tennis falls to No. 20 UCLA 4-1

After the Oregon women’s tennis team booted Washington from the top-25 ITA rankings in an upset victory last weekend, the Ducks had a hard task ahead of them as they faced No. 20 UCLA, the first of the California schools in their Pac-12 schedule, on Friday afternoon at the UO …

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Oregon opens Pac-12 play with wins over the Washington schools

The Oregon women’s tennis team opened Pac-12 conference play on a good note over weekend as they scored two wins against Washington and Washington State on the rivals’ home turf. The Ducks’ upset victory over No. 25 Washington at the Nordstrom Tennis Center in Seattle, Washington, proved to be the highlight …

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Ducks strike even on weekend trip with victory over Boise State

After the Oregon women’s tennis team endured a 4-2 loss to Denver on Saturday at the Boas Indoor Tennis Center, they came back with a vengeance on Sunday to edge out Boise State by a point with a 4-3 road win on Sunday. The Duck’s winningest pair of Marlou Kluiving …

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Oregon women’s tennis caps off successful weekend with 4-0 victory over Houston

After Houston defaulted a match in both the doubles and singles categories, the Oregon women’s tennis team sailed to its second win of the weekend at the UO Student Tennis Center on Sunday morning with a score of 4-0. The default meant that Oregon had an advantage of one point …

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Oregon rides renewed strength to take down UC Santa Barbara

After taking an unusually long two-week break from its competition schedule, the Oregon women’s tennis team rode a wave of positive energy to disrupt UC Santa Barbara’s winning streak on Friday afternoon at the Student Tennis Center. The Ducks won 5-2. The Ducks swept the doubles section with two of their pairs taking wins, …

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Oregon women’s tennis suffers two losses in Texas

The Oregon women’s tennis team fell to both Baylor and Texas Christian University in Texas over the weekend during its second week of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. While Oregon was more evenly matched with Baylor on Saturday, going down 4-3, Texas Christian bested the Ducks on Sunday, sweeping the competition …

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Oregon women’s tennis falls to North Carolina, defeats Columbia for a weekend split

Oregon women’s tennis lost to No. 2 North Carolina 4-0 on Saturday but bounced back with a 4-2 consolation win over Columbia on Sunday for a weekend split in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend Tournament. The Ducks are now 3-2 after the opening month of the 2017 season. “This weekend was …

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Women’s tennis sweeps Eastern Washington with three freshmen hitting the court

The Oregon women’s tennis team beat the Eastern Washington Eagles 7-0, with half of the participating Ducks being freshman, on Saturday at the Student Tennis Center. Saturday was New Zealand native Janvhi Clark’s first match as a Duck. She contributed to the win by besting the Eagles in her doubles match …

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New Zealand standout Janvhi Clark has achieved her dream to play collegiate tennis in the U.S.

When Janvhi Clark was 6 years old, she was eager to follow in her older sister Sita’s footsteps by beginning to take tennis lessons. Now the third-highest ranked junior in New Zealand, Clark has signed with the Ducks, fulfilling her dream to be a Division I athlete in the United States. …

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Oregon women’s tennis falls to Georgia Tech, Alison Silverio’s alma mater

Oregon women’s tennis fell to No. 11 Georgia Tech, Duck head coach Alison Silverio’s former school, on Sunday afternoon, 6-1, at the Student Tennis Center. Silverio spent eight years in total with the Yellow Jackets: four as a student-athlete followed by four as an assistant coach. She helped land a No. 6-ranked recruiting …

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Oregon women’s tennis opens 2017 season with 6-1 win against Portland

Entering her final season at Oregon, senior Marlou Kluiving understands — and appreciates — the importance of a strong start to each season. She and her teammates did just that, as the Ducks defeated Portland 6-1 to begin their 2017 season. “It’s really exciting to be back,” Kluiving said. “We came out …

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Julia Eshet’s tennis-halting ACL tear led her to discover a passion for music

Current Oregon tennis freshman standout Julia Eshet was in the middle of contemplating turning professional versus attending college when her decision was rocked by an ACL tear that sidelined her for a minimum of six months. Though Eshet had temporarily lost the game of tennis, and admittedly was in a “mentally bad …

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Ducks dominate in doubles play at Gonzaga Invitational

By remaining undefeated in doubles play after day two of the Gonzaga Invitational, the women’s tennis team has gone 12-0 in doubles in the last two tournaments. Before their streak of perfect play, pair Marlou Kluiving and Julia Eshet advanced to the quarterfinals in the ITA Northwest Regional Championships. They …

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Tennis continues strong start and finishes 26-1 at Georgia State Invitational

The Ducks had an impressive weekend at the Georgia State Invitational, sweeping in doubles play and winning all but one match in singles. Freshman Julia Eshet delivered a perfect performance for the team. Eshet was a strong recruit for Oregon this year and has been living up to the hype …

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Eshet, Kluving reach quarterfinals of ITA Northwest Regionals before falling to Cal

Over this past weekend, the Oregon women’s tennis doubles team of Julia Eshet and Marlou Kluving advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Northwest Regionals. Eshet, a freshman, and Kluving, a senior, made it as far as any Duck pair has in regional play. Courtney Nagle and Daria Panova were …

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Women’s tennis preview: Ducks prepare for travel-intensive schedule

Oregon women’s tennis kicks off its season today in Stanford, California, in what will be one of many road trips on deck for the 2016-17 season. The Ducks will compete in the Northwest Regional Championships along with fellow Pac-12 teams California, Washington and Washington State. Six Ducks — Marlou Kluiving, Nia Rose, Alyssa Tobita, …

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Five-star recruit Julia Dale-Eshet works to make splash at Oregon

Julia Dale-Eshet will be 3,270 miles from home when she begins her Division I tennis career. The high school senior from Miami, Florida, is another recruit the Oregon women’s tennis program snagged from the Sunshine State. Nia Rose, Daniela Nasser, Shweta Sangwan and former player Christi Woodson all have Florida roots. …

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Oregon’s season ends after rocky second half

Oregon women’s tennis is likely over after suffering losses across the board at the Pac-12 tournament this past weekend. The Ducks were ranked No. 55 in the ITA rankings on April 18, but after failing to get a single win in their conference tournament, they will likely not be part of the …

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Oregon loses in both doubles matches at Pac-12 tournament

To add to their struggles this women’s tennis season, the Ducks fell in both their doubles matches at the Pac-12 Championships on Friday. The doubles team made up of sophomores Nia Rose and Alyssa Tobita fell 6-3 to Washington State’s Trang H. Huynh and Victoria Matejevic in the Doubles Championship Bracket. Trang …

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Oregon suffers in first day of Pac-12 tournament

In line with the second half of its season, all four Oregon women’s tennis players fell on the first day of singles play in the Pac-12 tournament. Marlou Kluiving, Alyssa Tobita, Shweta Sangwan and Nia Rose each lost their singles matches in the championship bracket. Kluging, who was in the invitational …

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Ducks look to end season on a high note in Pac-12 Championships

As Pac-12 competition begins on Wednesday, Oregon looks to add a high note to a down season. Now that the women’s tennis regular season has concluded, the Ducks will compete in the Pac-12 Championships in Ojai, California from April 20-24. The Pac-12 is booming with stiff competition, including No. 1 University of …

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Oregon loses to Loyola Marymount for ninth-straight loss

The Oregon women’s tennis team ended its regular season in Los Angeles, California against the Loyola Marymount Lions on Sunday. The Ducks lost 5-2, extending their losing streak to nine. To begin doubles play, LMU’s Anna Romeka and Tatijana Sheikhan defeated Marlou Kluiving and Shweta Sangwan, 6-2 at No. 2. …

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Oregon takes eighth straight loss to Long Beach State

Oregon women’s tennis just can’t catch a break. The Ducks took their eight straight loss Saturday afternoon to Long Beach State. Oregon didn’t pick up a single point in the 4-0 loss, leaving just one more opportunity for a win this season on Sunday. Since the dismissal of three players and …

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Oregon faces tough task in doubles after being reduced to six players

Winning tennis matches in the Pac-12 is hard. Winning when your team was recently reduced to six players is harder. The Oregon women’s tennis team dismissed three players due to a violation of team rules. The team is now playing with the minimum amount needed for the rest of the season. …

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Oregon falls in final conference match of the season

Oregon women’s tennis left the the team’s chances for a win in its last Pac-12 match of the season on Nia Rose’s shoulders Sunday. In a tie match, the sophomore’s set was the deciding factor for the Ducks against Utah. And in the third set tiebreaker, Rose narrowly fell and Oregon …

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Oregon narrowly falls to Colorado

Oregon women’s tennis put up its best showing of the past two weeks on Friday against Colorado, but it wasn’t enough. After losing one match in singles and forfeiting another, the Ducks made clean sweeps on three courts to tie the score. That tie advanced Oregon to a tiebreaker where …

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Three players dismissed from women’s tennis program

Three Oregon women’s tennis players have been dismissed from the team “due to a violation of team rules,” the Oregon athletic department confirmed Saturday afternoon. Freshmen Christi Woodson, Micheline Aubuchon and sophomore Kennan Johnson have been removed from the team’s roster. Johnson, a transfer from UCF, was among the Duck’s top players this season. She held a …

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Roster change leads Oregon to tumble against No. 18 Stanford

Oregon women’s tennis’s struggles continued Saturday with a 7-0 thrashing by No. 18 Stanford. The team has been stuck in a rut ever since three of its nine players — Michelle Aubuchon, Christi Woodson and No. 70 singles player Kennan Johnson — were dismissed from the program due to a violation of team rules, the Oregon athletic …

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