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

Epkey’s squads load for RSC Tournament

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...

Photo by Dustin Kiefer.

Competition breeds Success

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,...

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

IUS Men’s Tennis Preview

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...

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 Coomer, Spanish junior, in their doubles match and also winning his singles match.

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 six singles matches.

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 interact and work with my team. I also have to pay attention to my team’s grades and their outside behavior to make sure they are able to maintain a spot on the team.”

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.
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