12 Student-Athletes Individually Honored For Academic Excellence
Patton, Liggins Take Home Team Honors.
The Team Was Topped By DePaul, 4-0.
Xavier Faces DePaul In the Finals Tomorrow At 9 A.M.
Freshman Sydney Liggins Clinched Victory For Xavier.
Xavier women's tennis player Andrea Wolf talks about playing tennis at Xavier, the influence her uncle, former Musketeer men's basketball player Steve Wolf, had on her decision to attend XU and her plans following graduation.
It could be a big year for the Xavier men's and women's tennis teams. Jimmy Roebker and Andrea Wolf has spent the summer preparing for their junior years.
Easter weekend will be busy for Xavier athletics. Men's tennis closes out its regular season, baseball travels to Richmond, women's tennis hosts Saint Louis, track and field heads to Stanford, and the women's golf visits Arizona.
Xavier's tennis teams are on the road for conference matches, including the opening league match for the men's team. Meanwhile, the Xavier baseball team opens up its home schedule against Toledo. Track and field opens up its outdoor season.
Sophomore Andrea Wolf from the Xavier women's tennis team is featured in this week's Meet the Musketeers segment.
2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
As a Senior (2013-14): Closed out her career as a Musketeer with winning records in both #5 singles (21-11) and #3 doubles (21-7) with Westling ... Enjoyed win-streaks in singles matches of six (twice) and five throughout the season ... Registered a 6-1 record against BIG EAST competition, suffering the only loss to DePaul in the BIG EAST Championship ... Recorded three-straight shutout singles matches against UMBC, Wright State and Creighton ... Won in straight sets in the BIG EAST Championships against Seton Hall's Madison Shoemaker and Marquette's Aina Hernandez Soler ... Paired with Allyson Westling for most of her doubles appearances and made one appearance with Lizzie Oosterbaan ... Enjoyed an eight-match win-streak between Feb. 1 against Abilene Christian and Mar. 4 against Davidson ... Recorded a win against Seton Hall's Hannah Likjekvist and Alex Landert in Xavier's first day of competition in the BIG EAST Championships.
As a Junior (2012-13): Began her spring season with a 6-2 record with a notable win over Dayton's Katie Boeckman 6-4, 6-3 beginning Atlantic 10 Conference play...Posted a 3-1 Atlantic 10 record...Beat Hawaii's Rebecca Faltusz 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 at the No. 5 spot...Found success with Alex Brinker as a doubles partner late in the season...The team helped Xavier reach the finals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament beating St. Bonaventure 8-0 in round one and Massachusetts 8-5 in the semifinals at the No. 3 spot...In the fall, her best tournament finish came at the Bowling Green Invitational where she finished second in her flight.
As a Sophomore (2011-12): Was one of three Musketeers to have 18 overall singles victories and 9-9 combined record in doubles matches ... Consistently slotted as the No. 3 singles player for the Musketeers and posted a 13-5 record and 5-1 record in conference matches ... Won three-straight singles matches to begin the year and had a season-long six-match winning streak ... At one point during the spring, won 11 of 13 matches ... Recorded four doubles victories with both Lizzie Oosterbaan and Andrea Wolf ... Was 4-1 at the No. 2 doubles position with Oosterbaan as her partner
As a Freshman (2010-11): Second Team All-Atlantic 10 as a freshman...Earned a team second-best 14-9 singles during the dual match season for a 22-12 overall singles mark that tied Katie Pleiman for the most wins on the team...Saw most action at the No. 3 position...Won the Flight No. 4 singles competition at the 2010 BGSU Invitational.
Prior to Xavier: Three-time state quarter-finalist while at Mt. Notre Dame...Four-year varsity MVP...Player of the Year.
Personal: Daughter of Greg and Lisa Wolf...Two younger sisters, Margo and Kelsey...early childhood education major.