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2012 Men's Tennis Releases

July 16, 2012
ITA All-Academic Teams/Players Announced
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association released their All-Academic Teams and Players for both men’s and women’s tennis earlier this week and a combined seven student athletes from Whittier College were recognized for their accomplishments both on and off the court.

June 12, 2012
2012 Top NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Recruiting Classes; Poets come in at No. 16
The 2012 recruiting class national rankings came out this morning for men’s tennis in Division III and Whittier College comes in at No. 16 as one of two SCIAC schools represented.

May 8, 2012
Seneviratne, Carregha, Schommer earn All-SCIAC Recognition
In the wake of a fifth place finish at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, the Whittier men's tennis landed three athletes on the all-conference team as announced by the SCIAC earlier today.

May 5, 2012
Poets wrap up SCIAC Championships with 7-2 win over Occidental; Finish 5th in SCIAC standings
The Whittier College men’s tennis team wrapped up their 2011-12 season with a 5th place finish in the SCIAC Championships by defeating Occidental College 7-2 Saturday afternoon.

May 4, 2012
Poets drop 5-1 decision on opening day of SCIAC Championships
The Whittier College men’s tennis team dropped a 5-1 decision to the Bulldogs of the University of Redlands on opening day of the SCIAC Championships before posting a bye in the afternoon’s second round.

April 28, 2012
Seneviratne leads Poet to strong finish in Ojai
Junior Julian Seneviratne led a large contingent of Poet competitors in the Ojai Tennis Championships that took place in Ventura, Calif. over the weekend but was unable to get past the quarterfinals and the No. 1 overall seed Devin Nerenberg from UC Santa Cruz falling 6-1, 6-2.

April 21, 2012
No. 25 Poets drop regular season finale 8-1 to No. 5 Kingsmen
The Whittier College men’s tennis team dropped their final regular season matchup against the Kingsmen of Cal Lutheran University who are ranked No. 5 in the nation.

April 20, 2012
Poets sweep Panthers 9-0 in final non-conference match
The Whittier College men’s tennis team left little doubt in the minds of their fans in attendance as they rolled to a 9-0 sweep of the Panthers of Chapman University Friday afternoon earning their third win in their last four matches.

April 14, 2012
No. 25 Poets drop tight 5-4 decision to No. 14 Redlands
The Whittier College men’s tennis team again got up early after doubles but was unable to pull off the upset victory over the No. 14 Bulldogs of the University of Redlands falling 5-4 Saturday morning.

April 7, 2012
No. 20 Poets win second straight; Bench clinches 9-0 victory over Caltech
The Whittier College men’s tennis team won their second straight match and their second straight SCIAC contest with the help of their bench cruising to the 9-0 victory over the Beavers of the California Institute of Technology.

April 6, 2012
No. 20 Poets cruise to first SCIAC victory over Occidental 8-1
The Whittier College men’s tennis team who is coming off a tough 5-4 loss to Gustavus Adolfus rebounded to cruise to the 8-1 victory and their first SCIAC win of 2012 over the Tigers of Occidental College Friday afternoon.

April 3, 2012
No. 20 Poets upset by No. 24 Gustavus Adolfus 5-4
The Whittier College men’s tennis team who is ranked No. 20 nationally in Div. III was upset this afternoon by the Gusties of No. 24 Gustavus Adolfus 5-4 that came down to the final match that ended in a third set thriller.

March 31, 2012
No. 20 Poets drop 8-1 decision to No. 8 Claremont-M-S
The Whittier College men’s tennis team dropped their second straight match in as many days as they fell 8-1 in their second SCIAC contest to the Stags of Claremont-M-S Saturday morning.

March 30, 2012
No. 20 Poets sweep Cornell; Drop first SCIAC match to No. 12 Pomona-Pitzer
The Whittier College men’s tennis team after having a lengthy spring break with no matches played two in one day cruising to the 9-0 sweep of the Rams of Cornell College and then dropping their first SCIAC match against the No. 12 Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer 7-2.

March 24, 2012
No. 17 Poets cruise to 9-0 sweep of Puget Sound
The Whittier College men’s’ tennis team completed their third match in a row and rounded out their ten match home stand with a clean sweep of the Loggers of Puget Sound Saturday afternoon at the Richard Ettinger Tennis Courts.

March 23, 2012
No. 17 Poets hold on for 6-3 victory over No. 23 Kalamazoo
The Whittier College men’s tennis team who lost a tight matchup against No. 1 Amherst yesterday afternoon pulled out a four hour match against the Hornets of Kalamazoo 6-3 who were coming into the match ranked No. 23.

March 22, 2012
Poets battle No. 1 Amherst; Fall 6-3
In a match that consisted of two three setters, fiery opponents, and grit and determination left from every point the Whittier College men’s tennis team pushed No. 1 Amherst to the brink only to fall 6-3.

March 18, 2012
No. 17 Whittier drops first Div. III match against No. 8 Whitman 8-1
The Whittier College men’s tennis team after postponing their match against No. 8 Whitman on Saturday morning again tried on Sunday morning under windy conditions and came away with an 8-1 loss.

March 17, 2012
Matches postponed due to rainy weather
The Whittier College men’s and women’s tennis matches have been postponed for today and have been rescheduled for tomorrow due to inclement weather.

March 16, 2012
Poets enter national rankings at No. 17; No. 7 in the West Region
The Intercollegiate Tennis Federation released this morning the national rankings for Div. III tennis and the Whittier College men’s tennis team for the first time in Whittier History has cracked the Top 20 coming in at No. 17.

March 15, 2012
No. 17 Poets dominate in 9-0 rout of Jackets
The Whittier College men’s tennis team took all three doubles and all six singles matches in rout to the 9-0 victory over the Jackets of the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Thursday afternoon.

March 12, 2012
Whittier’s avenges 2011 loss to Vassar by winning 7-2 in 2012
The Whittier College men’s tennis team avenged their 2011 loss to Vassar as they cruised to the 7-2 victory over the Brewers in 2012 in the friendly confines of the Richard Ettinger Tennis Courts.

March 10, 2012
Despite loss to Div. I Villanova 5-4; Poets bounce back with 6-3 win over No. 30 UT Tyler
The Whittier College men’s tennis team proved today why they should be nationally ranked as they took the Div. I Wildcats of Villanova to the brink losing 5-4 but knocking off No. 30 Texas-Tyler 6-3 in the nightcap of the doubleheader.

March 6, 2012
Poets pull off 5-4 victory over Swarthmore
It took all nine matches on the day for the Whittier College men’s tennis team to pull off the 5-4 victory over Swarthmore Tuesday afternoon after beating Wabash 9-0 a day prior.

March 5, 2012
Poets sweep Wabash 9-0 in home opener
The Whittier College men’s tennis team opened up their eleven match home stand with a 9-0 sweep of Wabash College during their home opener on the Richard Ettinger Tennis Courts Monday afternoon.

February 26, 2012
Men’s Tennis Battles No. 10 DII UCSD Tritons; Fall Short 7-2
The Whittier College men’s tennis team opened up their 2012 season in San Diego gaining a win against Grossmont College 9-0 and then falling in a tight match with Div. II No. 10 Tritons of UC San Diego 7-2.

January 10, 2012
Men’s tennis releases 2012 Schedule
The Whittier College men’s tennis team concluded the 2011 season with a winning record of 12-7 to go with a SCIAC record of 3-5 and look to improve upon that record by adding nine new opponents that will help strengthen their 2012 non-conference season.