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Oregon women’s tennis names Courtney Nagle head coach

Oregon women’s tennis announced former player Courtney Nagle will be the next head coach of the program after Alison Silverio’s departure for Notre Dame.  After playing for Oregon from 2002-05, Nagle became a volunteer assistant coach at Oregon before spending the last four years at North Carolina as the top …

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Oregon women’s tennis head coach Alison Silverio leaves for Notre Dame job

Oregon women’s tennis head coach Alison Silverio has left the program, taking the head coaching job at Notre Dame. In her four seasons as Oregon’s head coach, Silverio went 52-43, including winning the program’s first NCAA tournament match since 2004, beating Tennessee in the first round, 4-2. Excited to begin …

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Oregon women’s tennis eliminated in NCAA Tournament by No. 3 Duke

One day after winning the program’s first NCAA Tournament match since 2004 over No. 38 Tennessee, the No. 33 Oregon women’s tennis team retook the courts Saturday against No. 3 Duke. Although being ranked 30 positions lower than the Blue Devils, Oregon kept the match very close, being only a …

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Oregon women’s tennis wins first NCAA Tournament match since 2004 with convincing 4-2 victory over Tennessee

The No. 33 Oregon women’s tennis team took the courts Friday morning against No. 38 Tennessee in quest of the program’s first NCAA Tournament win since 2004. Today’s match was filled with grit and perseverance, something head coach Alison Silverio has preached and praised all season. The Ducks trailed two …

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Oregon women’s tennis makes quick work of Utah in trash-talk filled match

During the doubles matches on Sunday’s Oregon women’s tennis match, several men’s tennis players gathered around court No. 4 for senior Alyssa Tobita’s final doubles match on her home court. With the players sarcastically cheering mistakes, Utah’s Taylor Calton had enough. The junior turned around, pointed directly at the three …

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Oregon women’s tennis defeats Colorado 4-0 behind new “Prove it” mentality

No. 30 Oregon women’s tennis returned to Eugene with a plan to not only sweep the weekend, but dominate the competition in all aspects. “Our mission today was to send a message and destroy,” head coach Alison Silverio said. “Toughness is what we’ve got to be about at this point.” …

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Oregon downs shorthanded Arizona State 4-0

The No. 22 Oregon women’s tennis team (12-6, 3-3) was up before the match even started, downing a shorthanded No. 35 Arizona State squad 4-0 Sunday in commanding fashion. ASU only had five healthy players, which gave the Ducks a 1-0 lead with a walkover at the six position in …

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Oregon women’s tennis breaks three-match losing streak with 4-0 win over Arizona

After a rough weekend in Los Angeles, the No. 22 Oregon women’s tennis team unleashed its frustration on the visiting Arizona Wildcats, winning 4-0. “It felt good,” junior Daniela Nasser said. “It feels good being back home. It just feels good getting the win after a couple of tough losses …

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Oregon women’s tennis drops match at USC

Oregon women’s tennis played its first away match of the Pac-12 season, losing to Southern California 4-3. The Ducks dropped their first doubles point since the Feb. 16 4-1 loss to Kansas. Oddly enough that was Oregon’s last road-loss this season. USC’s Angela Kulikov and Rianna Valdes defeated Shweta Sangwan …

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After two hour delay, Oregon falls to Washington State in first home loss of the season

The Oregon women’s tennis match against Washington State was supposed to begin at 11 a.m., but instead of a battle between teams, a battle against Mother Nature began. Grounds crew, athletic department employees and fans grabbed leaf blowers in an attempt to dry the outdoor courts, which were damp from …

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Oregon women’s tennis defeats Washington in Pac-12 opener

Oregon women’s tennis freshman Paiton Wagner grew up a Washington fan. “Getting the win today was pretty sweet,” she said. “I’m a very competitive person. I even woke up on Monday morning just like, ‘This is the week, we’ve got this.’” She and the team did have it, beating No. …

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Oregon women’s tennis wins third straight, defeating Idaho 6-1

The No. 17 Oregon women’s tennis team returned to action Sunday, Feb. 25, riding the momentum of a 4-3 thrilling win over Baylor Friday night. In a much different fashion, the Ducks dominated Idaho 6-1, improving their record to 8-3 on the season. The Ducks took the doubles point for …

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Oregon women’s tennis defeats Baylor in another thriller

In its first match in the top-20 ever as a program, Oregon women’s tennis was tied 3-3 with the visiting Baylor Bears and the only thing standing between victory and defeat was a battle of freshmen. The Ducks returned home to Eugene for a home match for the first time …

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Shweta Sangwan has been clutch this season because of a simple change in mindset

Oregon women’s tennis player Shweta Sangwan fought off Portland native Erin Larner in a marathon third set, leading her teammates to mob her on the court after clinching a 4-3 victory over No. 23 Northwestern. “I have clinched matches before, but I wouldn’t say a crazy three-all match like that …

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Oregon women’s tennis splits weekend in Kansas

Oregon women’s tennis earned a split weekend in Lawrence, Kansas, dropping Friday’s match against Kansas 4-1 and winning Saturday’s match against William and Mary 7-0, the first 7-0 sweep in 31 matches for the Ducks. The newly ranked No. 24 Ducks returned to action after defeating No. 23 Northwestern last …

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Oregon women’s tennis upset No. 23 Northwestern in thrilling 4-3 match

Junior Shweta Sangwan spent Friday night planning out her match. Come Saturday, the situation presented itself. “Last night, before I went to bed, I envisioned myself clinching the match for us,” Sangwan said. “When I actually got the chance to go up, I was like, ‘wow, this might actually come …

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Oregon beats Portland 5-2 in season-opener

In the opening match of its 2018 season, the Oregon women’s tennis team flew past the Portland Pilots in Eugene, as Oregon beat the Pilots 5-2. Amid the first match nerves, the Ducks doubles pairs took care of business with two victories, sweeping the Pilots, and leaving the third doubles …

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Oregon women’s tennis fall season comes to end at Jack Kramer Invitational

While senior Alyssa Tobita and junior Shweta Sangwan won consecutive sets on opening day of the ITA Fall National Championship, Oregon women’s singles made it far in the Jack Kramer Invitational, but the doubles pairs fell short of victories against Southern California. In the matchup against Florida’s Ulyana Grib and …

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Oregon women’s tennis end ITA Northwest Regionals with historic win

Powerhouse duo senior Alyssa Tobita and junior Shweta Sangwan led Oregon women’s tennis into the ITA Northwest Regional Championships in Stanford as the top seeds and proved their ranking by the end of the weekend. With a bye in the first round after earning the No. 2 seed overall in …

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High hopes in season ahead for Oregon women’s tennis

Leaders of the Oregon women’s tennis team have begun to emerge early in the fall season and make their mark in the ITA All-American pre-season rankings. On Sept. 12, Alyssa Tobita, Shweta Sangwan, Rifanty Kahfiani and Julia Eshet qualified for pre-season rankings in both singles and doubles going into 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 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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