• September 23, 2020

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UTEP Tennis Team Secures ITA All-Academic Team Status

For the fifth straight year, the UTEP tennis team has been named an ITA All-Academic Team. Additionally, nine members of the squad were recognized as ITA scholar athletes. They were Thássane Abrahim, Lyric Bonilla, Ailyn Castañeda, Eve Daniels, Elena Dibattista, Ana Gonzalez, Kathleen Percegona, Lina Sachica and Vanessa Valdez. “I am extremely proud of the […]Read More

UTEP Tennis Coach Ivan Fernandez guests on this week’s “Picks

UTEP Tennis Coach Ivan Fernandez is the guest on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast” with “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher. Fernandez, who served as head coach at NM State for seven years and led the Aggies to four consecutive berths in the Western Athletic Conference championship match, was named women’s tennis head coach at […]Read More

UTEP Tennis falls at UTSA 4-1

SAN ANTONIO   – The UTEP tennis team secured the doubles point, but couldn’t carry that momentum into singles action in an eventual 4-1 setback at UTSA on Sunday. “We won the doubles point by playing with a lot of energy,” UTEP head coach Ivan Fernandez said. “That quickly faded in the singles (action). We again could […]Read More

Abrahim picks up win as Miners clipped at Texas State

SAN MARCOS, Texas – Freshman Thássane Abrahim posted a 6-4, 6-4, win against Chacadyah Lewis at No. 5 singles to highlight the action for UTEP in its 6-1 defeat at Texas State on Friday. The freshman moved to 3-3 at the No. 5 position in dual action this spring. “It was one of those days that we […]Read More

UTEP Tennis knocked off By Wyoming

Kathleen Percegona posted a win in an epic super tiebreaker as the UTEP tennis team fell to Wyoming, 6-1, at the El Paso Tennis Club on Sunday. The sophomore knocked off Ana Fernandez, 6-2, 4-6, 12-10, in No. 3 singles, highlighting the action for the Miners (4-8) against the Cowgirls (7-2). “Our youth and inexperience definitely […]Read More

UTEP Tennis blasts Montana State 5-2

The UTEP tennis team (4-7) won all three doubles matches before picking up wins at positions three through six in singles action on the way to a 5-2 home vanquishing of Montana State (2-8) Saturday afternoon. “We got off to a great start by winning all three doubles matches,” UTEP head coach Ivan Fernandez said. […]Read More

UTEP Tennis returns home for pair of matches this weekend

Following three straight weekends of road action, the UTEP tennis team returns home this weekend for a pair of matches. The Miners (3-7) will play host to Montana State (2-7) at 1 p.m. MT Saturday, in addition to squaring off against Wyoming (5-2) at 10 a.m. MT Sunday. “After three weekends on the road we […]Read More

UTEP Tennis tripped up by UNLV

LAS VEGAS – The UTEP tennis team played hard, but couldn’t put it all together in a 4-0 road setback to UNLV. The Miners (3-7) were in search of their second straight win after rallying past Youngstown State, 4-3, on Feb. 21, but the homestanding Rebels (3-5) had other ideas. “We competed well on several courts […]Read More

UTEP rallies to beat Youngstown State 4-3

LAS VEGAS, Nv. – The UTEP tennis team fell behind after dropping the doubles point, but roared back behind singles wins from Vanessa Valdez, Erandi Martinez, Maria Aveiga and Thássane Abrahim to knock off Youngstown State 4-3, on Friday. “We competed very well on all three doubles but dropped the point,” UTEP head coach Ivan Fernandez […]Read More

UTEP Tennis upended At North Texas

DENTON, Texas – The UTEP tennis team sustained a 7-0 setback at North Texas Sunday afternoon. The Miners (2-6) dropped the doubles point and were unable to rally against the Mean Green (7-2) in singles action. “We were definitely outmatched today against a very solid North Texas team,” UTEP head coach Ivan Fernandez said. “We had […]Read More