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Justin Stuckey: Introducing SLU Tennis Coach

Photo Courtesy of Billiken Athletics

Brynn Bachman, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Last summer, SLU athletics announced the hiring of a new coach to take over the Billikens tennis team. At an early age, Justin Stuckey developed a passion for tennis. He began teaching younger players at the age of 14 through a summer tennis program he ran with his brother, only a year after picking up th...

Bills Women’s Tennis Continues to Dominate

Bills Women's Tennis Continues to Dominate

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor

September 20, 2018

The women's tennis squad opened its fall season with an impressive outing at the SIUE Fall Invitational Sep. 7-8. The Bills posted a 14-4 overall record for singles matches and a 5-2 record in doubles. Leading the way in the singles matches were juniors Alana Bourgeois and Mariluz Rojo, who each posted...

Rojo Loves Challenges of International College Tennis

Return: Sophomore Mariluz Rojo watches the ball all the way into the racket. Rojo, a native of Spain, has adapted well to life as an international student-athlete.

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Saint Louis University’s student-athletes are not only from every corner of the United States, many are from various countries throughout the world. Women’s Tennis sophomore, Mariluz Rojo, comes to SLU from Burgos, Spain, a city in the northern part of the country. She is a student in the Parks College,...

Tennis Prepares for A-10 Conference Championship Run

Senior David Ferragut watches the ball. Ferragut posted a win over Austin Peay.

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018

Both the SLU Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams were in action last weekend, the men in Tennessee against Austin Peay and the women at home in O’Fallon, Illinois against Omaha. While in Tennessee, the men’s team came out with a 4-2 win with victories from David Ferragut, Oscar Pachon, Justin Nog...

Tennis Finding Their Way Early

Sophomore Cassie McKenzie awaits the serve. McKenzie posted wins in all of her conference matches last week.

Michael Treviño, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

This past weekend marked a grueling time for both the men’s and women’s tennis teams, as each competed in three matches over the weekend along the East Coast. The weekend capped off a strong February for the Billikens, as both the men’s and women’s teams scored a combined eleven-total match w...

Tennis Loses Home Opener

Sophomore Justin Nogalski backhands the ball over the net. Nogalski posted a win at Arkansas.

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

SLU Men’s Tennis kicked off their season Friday, Jan. 26 against Northern Illinois University. The Billikens had a rough time in Illinois, falling 7-0. Some hard-fought matches came from the road trip with senior Juan Calero narrowly falling to NIU’s Georg Lundkvist 7-6, 5-7, 10-2. The men continu...

Tennis falls in Chicago friendlies

Sophomore Mariluz Rojo stares down the ball before hitting forehand.

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

The Saint Louis University Women’s Tennis team opened up their season last Friday, Jan. 19 and Saturday, Jan. 20 in Chicago against DePaul University and Northwestern University. The Billikens fell to both the Dibs and the Wildcats, 2-5 and 0-7 respectively.  The team travels to Purdue University ne...

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