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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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Oregon struggles against undefeated Cal, loses, 7-0

After three straight Pac-12 losses, Oregon women’s tennis had the daunting task of facing top ranked California, who has been unstoppable so far this season. That trend continued. The Ducks were unable to compete with California, losing 7-0. The loss brings the Duck’s record to 11-6, 3-4 Pac-12. Cal clinched the …

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No. 38 Oregon prepares for Cal, Stanford

With a weekend of top-ranked teams ahead, Ducks women’s tennis is preparing for a tough pair of matches on the road. 0-3 in it’s last three matches, Oregon is in search of a confidence booster. A win over Cal or No. 18 Stanford would be enough to boost the Ducks to …

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Ducks struggle in conference play over tough two weekends

After a convincing start to its conference season, Oregon women’s tennis has been unable to find stable footing as of late. The Ducks have lost their last three matches over the past two weekends, dropping their Pac-12 record to an even 3-3. Each of the Ducks’ conference losses were against top-35 ranked teams, …

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Oregon suffers second loss to Los Angeles school

Oregon women’s tennis fell in the final match of a tight battle against No. 32 UCLA Saturday, when Nia Rose lost 6-4 in a third-set tie breaker. The No. 35 Ducks ultimately lost the match 4-3 in an all-afternoon, back-and-forth match. The loss was Oregon’s third in a row. It …

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Women’s tennis swept by USC

Oregon women’s tennis was defeated today for the second match in a row Friday, when the Ducks fell to USC 7-0 in Los Angeles. The loss pulled the Ducks to an 11-4 record overall, 2-2 Pac-12. Despite a dominating presence before conference play, the Ducks didn’t stand a chance today. …

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Oregon’s nine-match win streak ends after loss to Arizona State

The Ducks’ nine-match winning streak ended Sunday.  No. 25 Arizona State downed No. 30 Oregon women’s tennis, 4-3. The loss was Oregon’s first in conference play, and puts the Ducks’ record at 11-3, 3-1 Pac-12. A 6-1 win over Arizona on Friday left Oregon with high hopes for its match against ASU Sunday, but the …

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Women’s tennis opens conference play with win over Washington State

No. 36 Oregon women’s tennis earned its seventh straight win today, defeating Washington State 5-2 in its first Pac-12 match of the season. Oregon advanced its record to 9-2, 1-0 Pac-12. Kennan Johnson and Shweta Sangwan won their doubles match 7-6 to give Oregon the doubles point. Oregon held a 1-0 lead before WSU earned the first …

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Shweta Sangwan steps up in singles for women’s tennis

When Oregon women’s tennis brought in five new players for fall season, head coach Alison Silverio said the main factor the newcomers needed was simply “gaining the experience.” Now, nearing the end of the winter season, it is one of those newcomers who has stepped up for Oregon as a …

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No. 28 Oregon begins Pac-12 play this weekend with its highest ranking since 2005

This weekend, Oregon women’s tennis will begin Pac-12 play against Washington State with the highest ranking the Ducks have seen since 2005: No. 28.  After an away stint, the Ducks returned to Eugene on Sunday with a clean sweep of Boise State, 7-0. The Ducks improved their record to 8-2 for …

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Women’s tennis wins sixth straight with a sweep

Oregon women’s tennis head coach Alison Silverio called today’s 7-0 sweep of Boise State a “huge confidence builder.” But more than that, the win was Oregon’s sixth straight win in three weeks. The Ducks are currently ranked No. 28, the highest rank Oregon has received since 2005. “We’re certainly moving in …

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No. 35 women’s tennis earns fifth straight win over No. 64 Hawaii

In its weekend road trip to Hawaii, Oregon women’s tennis took home its fifth consecutive win. On Sunday, the Ducks defeated Hawaii 4-3 in a match that came down to the last court still in session. “We had a very hard-fought weekend,” head coach Alison Silverio said in an interview …

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No. 35 women’s tennis takes down UC Santa Barbara

Oregon women’s tennis continued its winning streak today, taking down UC Santa Barbara to notch its fourth straight win of the season, 5-2. The Ducks are now 6-2 on the season and have just one more road match before returning to Eugene to start conference play. In the Saturday match, …

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Women’s tennis downs No. 53 Oklahoma, Iowa

After Oregon women’s tennis took down No. 53 Oklahoma on Friday, head coach Alison Silverio said in an interview with GoDucks that she was proud of the team all-around, but she was most satisfied “with the plays we made under pressure.” Those pressure wins in doubles earned the Ducks a …

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Oregon women’s tennis takes down Houston

Despite an early deficit, Oregon women’s tennis bounced back to secure a 5-2 win over Houston in its second road match of the weekend Sunday. Singles victories earned the Ducks the match as they improved their record to 3-2. The doubles point put Oregon behind early, but with singles wins from Marlou …

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Ducks women’s tennis falls in tie-breaker to No. 15 Baylor

Even before Oregon’s 4-2 loss to No. 15 Baylor, women’s tennis head coach Alison Silverio knew the Bears would pose a challenge. The weekend before, Silverio called Baylor “a very talented team,” adding “they compete extremely hard, they’re coached extremely well.” That stellar coaching showed for Baylor in Waco on …

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Marlou Kluiving thrives as a veteran for Oregon women’s tennis

Marlou Kluiving pumps her left fist at her side as she secures another singles victory for Oregon women’s tennis. A dink into the right service area just in front of the baseline secured this victory, but the intensity on her face quickly fades as she makes her way to the …

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Women’s tennis defeats Idaho in home opener

Fueled by last weekend’s upset of Virginia Tech, the Ducks defeated Idaho this Saturday with singles sweeps to secure the 6-1 victory. The Ducks (2-1) secured the doubles point on courts No. 1 and No. 2 to start the match before wrapping up with singles wins on five of six courts. Marlou Kluiving …

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Junior Marlou Kluiving steps up to lead young Oregon women’s tennis team

Oregon women’s tennis is looking for a leader. Last year, it was Nicole Long who head coach Alision Silverio said “stepped up in a big way” for the Oregon team. But with Long graduated, Silverio is looking for one of her players to take that leadership position on the court. …

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