Best Finish Since 2008
Will Face VCU
Move on to Semifinals
Musketeers Remain Undefeated In Atlantic 10 Competition
Musketeers Face St. Bonaventure In First Round
Xavier's tennis teams host conference opponents at home for the first time this season. The women's team faces Dayton on Wednesday and St. Bonaventure on Friday. The men take on St. Bonaventure on Friday and Duquesne on Sunday.
The Xavier Olympic teams will spend their spring breaks far away from Cincinnati. Baseball and both tennis teams are in Florida, the men's golf team tees it up in North Myrtle Beach, and the women's golf team stays in Arizona.
Both tennis teams were home over the weekend. Check out some of the highlights from the men's match against Ball State and the women's match against Indiana.
As a Junior (2011-12): Had a 13-14 singles record and 16-13 mark as a doubles partner ... Spent the majority of the dual match season playing from the No. 4 singles position where she amassed a 10-8 record ... Pulled out four-straight singles wins, which included two conference wins ... Had the greatest doubles success with Katie Pleiman as her partner ... The pair collected a 12-8 record including a 4-2 mark in conference matches and 12-7 as the top doubles team ... Won five-straight doubles matches halfway through the spring season.
As a Sophomore (2010-2011): Finished the 2010-11 campaign with a 6-15 overall record including a 4-11 mark in dual match action Held a team-best 19-11 overall doubles record including a 14-7 mark in dual match doubles.
As a Freshman (2009-2010): Won the Flight 9 singles competition at the Bowling Green Invitational Posted two wins in the Flight C singles competition at the Queen City Invitational Had a successful doubles season during her rookie campaign, posting a 22-10 overall doubles mark Earned a 16-6 doubles record during the dual match season including a 15-4 mark at No. 2 doubles.
Prior to Xavier: 2008 state champions...State runner-up 2007...doubles state semi-finalist 2006.
Personal: History major...Daughter of James and Nanette Alkire...Born Dec. 1, 1990.