Men's Tennis
2000 NCAA Division III National Champions
NCAA Semifinalists: 1999
NCAA Playoffs: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
SCAC Champions: 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Oct. 15, 2009 | Tennis | Story
DelaFuente Falls in Singles at ITA National Small College Championships
Trinity men's tennis player Erick DelaFuente lost in the play-in round of the ITA National Small College Singles Championships.  Trinity women's tennis player Katy Poettcker won the play-in match to advance to the main draw of the ITA National Small College Championships, but lost in the opening round to Laura Chen of Carnegie Mellon.  Poettcker and Thavindra Ekanayake also lost in doubles.

Sep. 28, 2009 | Tennis | Story
DelaFuente wins Regional Singles Title; Cocanougher, Kowal Fall in Finals
Trinity University first-year player Erick DelaFuente won the singles title Monday at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southwest Region Division III Menís Tennis Championships at the University of Texas-Dallas.  The two-time defending doubles champions, Bobby Cocanougher and Cory Kowal, lost in the finals today.

Sep. 18, 2009 | Tennis
Frey, DelaFuente and Ponder, Rose in Doubles Finals
Sophomore Max Frey and first-player Erick Delafuente advanced to the menís Flight 1 doubles final Saturday at Delavan Tennis Stadium at the Trinity Quad Meet.  Sophomore Melissa Ponder and first-year Arianna Rose are in the womenís Flight 2 doubles final.  Singles semifinals begin at 8 a.m. at Delavan.

July 07, 2009 | Tennis | Release
Trinity Tennis Coaching Duties are Restructured
Beginning Aug. 1, Butch Newman will assume the new position of Director of Tennis, Russell McMindes will be the head coach of men’s tennis, and Ryan Takao will continue as head coach of the women’s tennis team.

May 24, 2009 | Men's Tennis | Story
Trinity Duo Beaten in NCAA Doubles Semifinals on Sunday
The Tiger doubles team of Bobby Cocanougher and Cory Kowal were beaten 6-2, 7-6 in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Doubles Championship on Sunday afternoon in California.

May 23, 2009 | Men's Tennis | Story
Tiger Doubles Team to Play in Semifinals After Beating Top Seed
The Trinity University Tigers team of sophomores Bobby Cocanougher and Cory Kowal upset the top-seeds Saturday in the NCAA Division III Menís Tennis Championships tournament, and will play in the semifinals tomorrow afternoon.

May 22, 2009 | Men's Tennis | Story
Cocanougher and Kowal Advance to NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals
The Trinity University Tigers sophomore doubles team of Bobby Cocanougher of Southlake, Texas; and Cory Kowal of Austin, Texas (Anderson); advanced to the NCAA Division III Menís Tennis Championships doubles quarterfinals Friday.

May 14, 2009 | Tennis | SCAC Release
Max Frey Named to SCAC All-Sportsmanship Team
Trinity All-American Max Frey has been selected to the SCAC Men's Tennis All-Sportsmanship team.  Frey was also the SCAC Player of the Year for the 2009 season.

May 13, 2009 | Tennis | Story
Russell McMindes Named ITA Regional Assistant Coach of the Year
Tiger men's tennis assistant coach Russell McMindes has been chosen as the ITA Division III West Region Assistant Coach of the Year.  McMindes, a former Tiger standout who was a member of the 2000 NCAA Championship team, is finishing off his seventh year as an assistant coach.

May 07, 2009 | Tennis | Story
Four Tiger Tennis Players Selected for NCAA Championships
Trinity's men's and women's tennis teams had four players selected to compete in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships.  Max Frey and Katy Poettcker will compete in singles, while Bobby Cocanaugher and Cory Kowal will be in the doubles draw.  Click above for more.

May 05, 2009 | Men's Tennis | SCAC Release
Max Frey Named SCAC Men's Tennis Player of the Year
Tiger All-American Max Frey has been named the SCAC Player of the Year for his performance this season, receiving five first place votes.  Bobby Cocanaugher also earned a spot on the All-SCAC team, while John Runge was Honorable Mention All-SCAC.

Apr. 30, 2009 | Men's Tennis | All-Tournament Team
Four Tiger Men's Players Earn SCAC All-Tournament Honors
Trinity's men's tennis team had four players earn All-Tournament honors for the SCAC Championships last weekend.  Max Frey and Crisanto Ramirez took honors in singles, while Bobby Cocanaugher and Cory Kowal were Trinity's lone doubles players on the team.

Apr. 26, 2009 | Men's Tennis | Tournament Site
Men's Tennis Beaten by DePauw in SCAC Championship
Trinity's men's tennis team lost a 6-3 decision to DePauw University in the SCAC Championship match on Sunday.  The Tigers will await a potential at-large bid to the NCAA Playoffs.

Apr. 25, 2009 | Men's Tennis | Tournament Site
Trinity Men Down Rhodes to Advance to SCAC Championship
The Tiger men's tennis team defeated Rhodes College 6-3 in the SCAC Semifinals on Saturday morning, advancing to the conference title match against DePauw on Sunday morning.  Click above for full results.

Apr. 24, 2009 | Men's Tennis | Tournament Site
Tiger Men's Tennis Blanks Southwestern to Open SCAC Tournament
Trinity's men's tennis team opened up its part in the SCAC Tournament with a 9-0 win over Southwestern University on Friday afternoon.  The Tigers, who received a bye in the opening round, will play in the SCAC Semifinals tomorrow.

Apr. 18, 2009 | Men's Tennis
Trinity Men's Tennis Defeats St. Mary's to Close Regular Season
The Tiger men's tennis team finished off the regular season with an 8-1 win over St. Mary's University on Saturday at Delavan Tennis Stadium.  The match was the final contest of the regular season for Trinity, which will play in the SCAC Tournament in Arkansas next weekend.

Apr. 17, 2009 | Tennis
Men's and Women's Friday Tennis Matches With UIW Cancelled
Due to inclement weather, the men's and women's tennis matches scheduled for Friday afternoon at University of Incarnate Word have been cancelled.  There are no current plans to reschedule the matches.

Apr. 10, 2009 | Men's Tennis |  | Recap
Tiger Men's Tennis Defeats Hardin-Simmons on Friday
Trinity's men's tennis team earned an 8-1 win over Hardin-Simmons University on Friday afternoon in Abilene, Texas.  It was the fifth straight win for the Tigers, ranked third in the West Region.

Apr. 04, 2009 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Trinity Men's Tennis Defeats UT-Tyler for Fourth Straight Win
The Tiger men's tennis team, ranked 15th nationally, won its fourth straight match on Saturday afternoon, defeating 12th-ranked University of Texas-Tyler.

Apr. 03, 2009 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Tiger Men's Tennis Defeats McMurry Friday Afternoon
The Trinity University Tigers menís tennis team, ranked No. 15 in the NCAA Division III, earned a 6-3 decision over McMurry University Friday at Varsity Tennis Stadium.  Trinity, ranked No. 3 in the West Region, improved to 8-7 after the win over No. 15 McMurry.

Mar. 27, 2009 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Trinity Men's Tennis Blanks Southwestern on Friday
The Tiger men's tennis team earned a 9-0 win over Southwestern University on Friday afternoon.  Trinity rescheduled its matches at Austin College due to weather troubles, but the Tigers were able to face off against Southwestern today.

Mar. 27, 2009 | Tennis
Trinity Tennis Weekend Schedules Altered Due to Weather
This weekendís Trinity SCAC tennis matches have been canceled because of weather damage at the Austin College facilities.  The Tigers were scheduled to play Colorado College today, and Southwestern University and host Austin College on Saturday.  Instead, weather conditions permitting, the Tiger men and women will play Southwestern at 1:00 p.m. today in Georgetown, Texas.

Mar. 21, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Trinity Men's Tennis Sweeps Mary Hardin-Baylor Saturday
The Tiger men's tennis team blanked the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor with a 9-0 win on Saturday afternoon.  Trinity, ranked 12th nationally in Division III, did not drop a set in the match.

Mar. 20, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Tiger Men's Tennis Beaten by Second-Ranked Tyler Junior College
Trinity's men's tennis team, ranked 12th in Division III, lost an 8-1 match to the second-ranked team in the JUCO rankings, Tyler Junior College.  The Tiger doubles team of Bobby Cocanougher and Cory Kowal earned the only point for the team.

Mar. 06, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Trinity Men Fall to Defending Junior College Champs on Friday
The four-time National Junior College Athletic Association champion Laredo Community College Palominos beat the Trinity University Tigers 7-2 Friday in a dual match at Delavan Tennis Stadium.

Feb. 28, 2008 | Men's Tennis | UTD Results | UTD Recap | Schreiner Results | Schreiner Recap
Tiger Men's Tennis Sweeps Saturday Competition at Home
Trinity's men's tennis team swept a pair of matches at home on Saturday, defeating the University of Texas-Dallas 8-1, then shutting out Schreiner University 9-0 for the team's third straight victory.

Feb. 21, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Trinity Bounces Back to Beat Mary Washington Saturday Night
The Tiger men's tennis team defeated the University of Mary Washington 7-2 on Saturday night, completing its part in the ITA Indoor National Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College. 

Feb. 21, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Tigers Defeated by UC-Santa Cruz in Consolation Round of ITA Indoors
Trinity's men's tennis team lost 9-0 for the second straight match on Saturday morning, falling to the University of California-Santa Cruz.  The Tigers will finish off its part in the ITA Indoor National Championships this evening.
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Feb. 20, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Trinity Men Swept by Top-Ranked Washington (MO) University Friday
The Tiger men's tennis team opened a weekend of action in Minnesota with a 9-0 loss to top-ranked Washington (MO) University on Friday afternoon, opening up the ITA Indoor National Championships.

Feb. 14, 2008 | Men's Tennis | UIW Results | UIW Recap | TLU Results | TLU Recap
Tiger Men's Tennis Splits Matches on Home-Opening Saturday
Trinity's men's tennis team opened up its home schedule with a Saturday split against the University of Incarnate Word and Texas Lutheran University.  The Tigers fell 5-4 to Incarnate Word, then swept Texas Lutheran 9-0 to finish the day.

Feb. 13, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Trinity Men's Tennis Beaten by St. Edward's Friday Afternoon
The Tiger men's tennis team lost a 6-3 match at Division II St. Edward's University on Friday afternoon.  Trinity falls to 1-2 on the season, and will make its home debut tomorrow against Incarnate Word and Texas Lutheran.

Feb. 07, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Tiger Men's Tennis Falls to Abilene Christian Saturday Morning
Trinity's men's tennis team, fresh off of yesterday's season-opening win, lost an 8-1 match at Division II Abilene Christian University on Saturday morning.  The Tigers got their only point with a win at No. 2 doubles. 

Feb. 06, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results | Recap
Trinity Defeats Prairie View A&M to Open 2009 Season on Friday
The Tiger men's tennis team won a 6-1 match over Division I Prairie View A&M University to open the 2009 season on Friday afternoon.  Trinity swept the doubles matches to win the point, then won five of six singles contests. 

Sept. 28, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results
Tiger Men Sweep ITA Regional Singles and Doubles Championships
Trinity men's tennis players swept the competition at the three-day ITA Singles and Doubles Tournament at Trinity's Delavan Tennis Stadium.  First-year Max Frey won the singles title, while sophomores Bobby Cocanaugher and Cory Kowal won for the second straight year in doubles.

Sept. 20, 2008 | Tennis | Results
Trinity Tennis Wins Four Events at Weekend Quad Meet
The Tiger men's and women's tennis teams won two singles and two doubles events at the weekend's Trinity Quad Meet, finishing off the finals on Saturday evening.

May 19, 2008 | Tennis | SCAC Men's Release | SCAC Women's Release
Oliver Gaines Leads Six Tennis Players Earning All-SCAC Honors
Trinity's men's and women's tennis teams had six total players earn All-SCAC honors, highlighted by senior men's player Oliver Gaines was named the SCAC Men's Tennis Player of the Year.

May 16, 2008 | Men's Tennis | NCAA Playoffs | Men's Tournament
Tiger Men's Individuals Beaten at Singles and Doubles Tourney
Trinity's Oliver Gaines and James Furr both lost in the NCAA Singles Championships on Friday, while Gaines and Ryan DeSantis were defeated in the doubles draw.  Click above for the tournament site, which will include full results.

May 09, 2008 | Tennis | NCAA Playoffs | Release
Five Players to Compete at Singles and Doubles Championships
Trinity's men's and women's tennis teams will send five players to next weekend's NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships tournaments.  The men will travel to Bates College, while the women compete at Gustavus Adolphus College.  Both tournaments are May 16-18.

May 04, 2008 | Men's Tennis | NCAA Playoffs | Recap | Results
Trinity Eliminated From Postseason as Hosts Stage Comeback Win
The Tiger men's tennis team was unable to hold on to a 4-1 lead in the NCAA Playoffs, losing to hosting Mary Washington in the regional finals on Sunday afternoon.

May 03, 2008 | Men's Tennis | NCAA Playoffs | Recap | Results
Tiger Men's Tennis Defeats Stevens Institute in Regional Semifinals
Trinity's men's tennis team earned a 5-0 win over Stevens Institute at the NCAA Regional Semifinals on Saturday morning at the University of Mary Washington.  The Tigers will face either Mary Washington or Washington & Lee in tomorrow's regional final.

April 28, 2008 | Men's Tennis | NCAA Playoffs
Men's Tennis Earns Playoff Bid and Top Seed at Regionals
Trinity's men's tennis team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Playoffs on Sunday evening, and will be the top seed for the opening weekend of play.  The Tigers are the top seed and will receive a bye for the first of three rounds to be played at the University of Mary Washington.

April 27, 2008 | Men's Tennis | SCAC Championships | Tournament Site
Top-Ranked Men's Tennis Team Upset by DePauw in SCAC Title Match

Trinity's top-ranked men's tennis team lost 8-1 at DePauw in the SCAC Championship match on Sunday afternoon.  Trinity had won six consecutive matches coming into today.

April 26, 2008 | Men's Tennis | SCAC Championships | Tournament Site
Trinity Defeats Rhodes in SCAC Semifinals Saturday Afternoon

The Tiger men's tennis team defeated Rhodes College 7-2 in the SCAC Semifinals on Saturday afternoon.  Trinity, ranked No. 1 in the nation and the top seed in this tournament, will face hosting DePauw for the conference title tomorrow at 9:00 a.m.

April 25, 2008 | Men's Tennis | SCAC Championships | Tournament Site | Match Result
Tigers Blank Hendrix to Open SCAC Championships Friday

Trinity's top-ranked men's tennis team defeated Hendrix College 9-0 to open its part in the 2008 SCAC Championships on Friday afternoon.  The Tigers, the top seed in the tournament, will take on fourth-seed Rhodes College tomorrow at noon.

April 19, 2008 | Men's Tennis
Trinity's Top-Ranked Men's Team Sweeps Austin and Colorado College

The Tiger men's tennis team, ranked No. 1 in Division III won a pair of 9-0 matches against SCAC teams on Saturday, defeating both Austin College and Colorado College to finish off the regular season.

April 18, 2008 | Men's Tennis
Tigers Defeat Southwestern to Open Final Weekend of Regular Season
 
Trinity's men's tennis team began the final weekend of the regular season with an 8-1 win over Southwestern University on Friday afternoon.  The Tigers recently moved up to No. 1 in the nation, and will finish the season against two SCAC teams tomorrow afternoon.

April 17, 2008 | Men's Tennis | ITA Poll | Release
Trinity Men's Tennis Moves to Top Spot in Division III Poll
 
The Tiger men's tennis team has taken over the No. 1 spot in the latest Division III national poll, released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.  Trinity will finish off the regular season with three matches this weekend against SCAC teams.

April 12, 2008 | Men's Tennis
Tiger Men's Tennis Blanks Schreiner on Saturday Morning
 
Trinity's men's tennis team handed Schreiner University a 9-0 shutout loss on Saturday morning at Delavan Tennis Stadium.  The Tigers have won 12 of their last 13 matches against Division III teams.

Apr. 05, 2008 | Men's Tennis | UT-Tyler Results | Tyler JC Results
Trinity Men's Tennis Settles for Split in Saturday's Action on the Road
 
Trinity's men's tennis team won the first match of a Saturday doubleheader in Tyler, Texas, defeating UT-Tyler 6-3.  The Tigers had to settle for a split on the day, though, as Tyler Junior College won a 9-0 decision later in the afternoon.

March 29, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results
Tiger Winning Streak Snapped by Third-Ranked Washington (MO)
 
Trinity's men's tennis team had its 11-match win streak snapped at the hands of third-ranked Washington (MO) University on Saturday, as the Tigers were edged 5-4 in the match.  Trinity, ranked eighth in Division III, just missed sweeping three top 10 teams this weekend.

March 28, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Results
Trinity Defeats Claremont in Another Battle of Top Ten Teams
 
The Tiger men's tennis team won its 11th consecutive match on Thursday, beating Claremont College 6-3 in a clash between two teams ranked in the top 10 in Division III.  Trinity, ranked eighth nationally, beat No. 7 Claremont this afternoon, and will face third-ranked Washington (MO) University tomorrow morning.

March 27, 2008 | Men's Tennis | Recap
Tiger Men Down Ninth-Ranked Williams College on Thursday
 
Trinity's men's tennis team, ranked eighth nationally, defeated ninth-ranked Williams College 6-3 on Thursday afternoon at Delavan Tennis Stadium.  The Tigers clinched the team's 10th consecutive win at No. 2 singles when James Furr won 6-3, 6-3 for the team's fifth point.

 

2009 Schedule
date opponent time
02.06 vs. Prairie View W 6-1
02.07 @ Abilene Chr. L 1-8
02.13 @ St. Edward's L 3-6
02.14 Incarnate Word L 4-5
02.14 Texas Lutheran W 9-0
02.20 vs. Washington L 0-9
02.21 vs. UCSC L 0-9
02.22 vs. Mary Wash. W 7-2
02.28 UT-Dallas W 8-1
02.28 Schreiner W 9-0
03.06 Laredo CC L 2-7
03.20 Tyler JC L 1-8
03.21 UMHB W 9-0
03.27 v. Colorado Coll. CCD.
03.28 @ Southwestern W 9-0
03.28 @ Austin Coll. CCD.
04.03 McMurry W 6-3
04.04 UT-Tyler W 8-1
04.10 @ Hardin-Simmons W 8-1
04.17 @ Incarnate Wd. CCD.
04.18 St. Mary's W 8-1
04.24 vs. Southwestern W 9-0
04.25 vs. Rhodes W 6-3
04.26 vs. DePauw L 3-6
05.08 NCAA Regionals TBA
05.19 NCAA Champs. TBA
Complete Schedule
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HONOR ROLL
Oliver Gaines:
     ITA Regional Singles Champion

Bobby Cocanaugher & Cory Kowal
     ITA Regional Doubles Champions

2006-07

D.J. Petros:
     ITA Regional Singles Champion

James Furr, All-SCAC Tournament (S)
Crisanto Ramirez, All-SCAC Tournament (S)

Oliver Gaines, All-SCAC
D.J. Petros, All-SCAC
James Furr, All-SCAC Hon. Mention

2005-06
John Matthews, ITA All-American (S, D)
D.J. Petros, ITA All-American (D)
Stu Row, ITA All-American (S)

John Matthews, All-SCAC
Stu Row, All-SCAC
Oliver Gaines, All-SCAC

John Matthews, All-SCAC Tournament (S, D)
D.J. Petros, All-SCAC Tournament (D)

 

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ARCHIVED NEWS

Trinity Sweeps Singles and Doubles Regionals
Gaines Wins in Singles, Trinity Doubles Falls

 

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ARCHIVED RESULTS

02/08 | Trinity Upsets Midwestern St. in Opener
02/09 | Tigers Fall to Abilene Christian
02/17 | St. Edward's Edges Trinity 5-4 Sunday
02/22 | Trinity Beaten by Gustavus at Indoors
02/23 | Tigers Slip by Johns Hopkins at ITA
02/23 | Trinity Fifth at ITA National Indoors
03/01 | 03/01 | Tigers Sweep HSU and McMurry
03/08 | Trinity Blanks Millsaps to Open Sat.
03/08 | 5-Match Win Streak Snapped by UIW
03/14 | Tigers Edge TCNJ at Stag-Hen Tourney
03/15 | Trinity Defeats Bowdoin at Stag-Hen
03/26 | Newman Wins 300th Men's Match

 

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