The Horizon

Epkey’s squads load for RSC Tournament

Daulton Fensler hustles to answer a serve sent down the line. Fensler hopes to travel far with the men’s squad this postseason.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

Starting in the fall of 2018, the IU Southeast men’s and women’s tennis squads embarked on a 2018-19 campaign that started slowly. Rain-outs and matches against several schools ranked in both NAIA and NCAA put both squads under .500 early on. Once the spring portion of the season rolled around,...

Competition breeds Success

Photo by Dustin Kiefer.

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

August 21, 2018

Joe Epkey is entering his sixth season at the helm of the Grenadier men’s and women’s tennis teams, but the sport has been a part of his life from the very beginning. With his father as a coach, and sandwiched between two brothers — one a year older and one a year younger — who also loved...

IUS Men’s Tennis Preview

Junior Chris Braun prepares to serve the ball during practice. The Grenadier's season opener is Saturday, Sept. 5 at Oakland City University.

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2015

The IUS men's tennis team prepares for a tough schedule this year with the season about to begin. However, the Grenadiers are highly motivated and all share a common goal: winning the KIAC championship and going to nationals. "Same goal pretty much every year is to win the conference regular season...

Sophomore tennis player named KIAC Player of the Week

IUS Horizon

April 11, 2010

The IUS men’s tennis team picked up their first individual award of the season following the week of March 29 when sophomore Kevin Sacksteder was named the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week. Sacksteder won both of his matches against Asbury College, winning with teammate Matt C...

Men’s tennis cruises past Asbury

IUS Horizon

April 4, 2010

The IUS men’s tennis team defeated visiting Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent Asbury College 7-2 on April 1. The Grenadiers faced off against Asbury University in three doubles matches and six singles matches. The Grenadiers won two of the three doubles matches and five of the si...

Tennis coach takes pride in consistency

IUS Horizon

March 14, 2010

Consistency is a significant word to IUS men’s tennis coach, Yancey Walters. He said it’s what makes him unique from coaches of other campuses. “I show up consistently,” Walters said. “A lot of people wouldn’t think much of it, but it’s a big deal to me. I make sure that I’m here to int...

Men’s tennis team looks forward to defending KIAC championship

IUS Horizon

March 7, 2010

The IUS men’s tennis team will compete in their first game on Friday, March 12, against Brescia University. However, before their season begins, the tennis team is putting in hard work in order to prepare for their defense of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title. Yancey Walters, head men...