Tennis goes to Florida

As the end of class approaches on campus, the men’s and women’s tennis teams end their seasons in Florida playing in the University Athletic Association (UAA) tournament. At the event, play ends in each head-to-head match after one team reaches five wins.   The two teams left the tournament with almost the exact same scores. […]

Busy April for men’s and women’s tennis

The men’s and women’s tennis teams have been busy. They played nine total matches in the first two and a half weeks of April—five for the men and four for the women. Four wins for the men and three wins for the women bring their respective season records to 11-6 and 9-8 so far.   […]

Awards and wins for the men’s tennis team

Dylan Walters ’24 was named the University Athletic Association Player of the Week on Tuesday, March 28. This recognition comes after a weekend of success as the men’s team played Rochester and Skidmore at home. Walters won alongside Tommy Harrison ’26 at first doubles 8-4, and 6-3, 6-4 in first singles, two wins among eight […]

Men’s and women’s tennis go to Colby

Both men’s and women’s tennis went to Colby on March 12 for two Division III top-25 matches. Ranked 24 and 20 respectively, the Brandeis men’s and women’s tennis lost 1-8 in both head-to-head matches. Colby’s men’s and women’s teams were ranked 20 and 24. Following the men’s doubles matches, Colby led 2-1, winning two of […]

Back-to-back wins for women’s tennis

Returning home after a successful trip to California, the women’s tennis team continued their dominance. Two wins this week against Wheaton College and Franklin Pierce University brings their spring season record to 5-2. The Judges lost only two individual matches out of the 18 they played last weekend.   March 4 brought Wheaton to the […]

Accolades and wins for the women’s tennis team, men split matches

Bhakti Parwani ’25 won the UAA Women’s Tennis Player of the Week on Feb. 27. This was the sophomore’s second time earning this title. It comes following her impressive record in both singles and doubles, holding 4-3 and 8-1 season records, respectively.   This award also comes on the tails of the women’s successful trip […]

Spring tennis season off to a mixed start

In their first matches of the spring season, the men’s and women’s tennis teams went 2-0 and 0-2, respectively. The men started off against St. Michael’s College on Feb. 4, before meeting Franklin Pierce University on Feb. 11. The women traveled to play against Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Bryant University back to back […]

Women’s tennis win first regular season match

The Judges rang in their 2022-2023 season in a home game on Saturday where they dominated their matches against Nichols College. Going 9-0, the women’s tennis team swept all three doubles and all six singles matches. Combined, the first two doubles matches, with teams Bhakti Parwani ’25 and Rebecca Suarez ’26 and Cecilia Denis ’25 […]

Men’s tennis at the ITA Regionals

Men’s tennis competed in the ITA Regionals in Maine on Sept. 30. Tommy Harrison ’26 proved a standout player at the event. Beating the sixth seed in the first round 7-6 (6-4), 6-4, Harrison was the only Judge to win a singles match. Others got close. Simon Kauppila ’23 lost in a tight three set […]

Brandeis men’s and women’s tennis compete at respective invitationals

Men’s tennis was in Vermont this week for the Middlebury Invitational. The event also marked the beginning of their 2022-2023 season. It’s the first match following the coaching split this summer regarding former associate head coach Christo Schultz’s new position as the head coach for the men’s team.   Simon Kauppila ’23 began his senior […]

Women’s tennis season is officially over

After 19 matches, one cross-country trip and many COVID-19 quarantines, the women’s 2022 tennis season came to a close this week. Ending with a 6-13 season record, the Judges dominated their latest match with Endicott College on Sunday.   As many students prepared for a day of live music, free food and sun at Springfest, […]

Women’s tennis fall to NYU and Tufts as men’s team dominates NYU

A pair of losses drops the women’s season record to 3-8. With COVID-19 outbreaks, unideal weather events and injuries over the past few weeks, the team resolved their three plagues just in time for Passover. Even with a full and healthy team, however, the Judges faltered: first losing a tight match against New York University […]

Women’s tennis lose tight match with Babson

In a match on Sunday, the Judges fell to Babson 4-5. It took place even as many on the Brandeis team are still in isolation and quarantine following COVID-19 policies. The head-to-head also reunited the Brandeis team with Mike Kopelman, the Judges assistant coach who left in 2018 to coach for Babson.   After the […]

Tennis has a mixed week as the men receive another award

The men’s tennis team received the ITA Steve Wilkinson Sportsmanship Award on Friday. Coming a month after the ITA Division III National Men’s Team Indoor Championship, the award acknowledges the team that showed respectful and positive attitudes while maintaining a rigorous level of competition. Even with their losing record at the tournament in February the […]

UAA and ITA recognizes Brandeis tennis

Adam Tzeng ’22 of the men’s team and Bhakti Parwani ’25 of the women’s team achieved University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week. The award recognized Tzeng’s dominant week, losing a total of six games, and Parwani’s showings against Bentley and Colby this past week, getting the Judges their sole singles win in their […]

Brandeis women’s tennis plays on West Coast

February break brought the women’s tennis team to California to play the west coast teams Caltech and the University of Redlands. While the change of scenery did not help the Judges, Anastasia Sia ’25 added to her individual season results achieving a season record of 3-2 in singles so far. Her fellow first year Bhakti […]

Brandeis women’s tennis served by Bryant

The Brandeis women’s tennis spring season started Feb. 5 with a 0-7 loss to Division 1 school Bryant University at Rally Point, a tennis and exercise club in Rhode Island. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the team, usually composed of ten students, came to the match with five players.   Though the match-up was dominated […]

Natasha Bowdoin isn’t afraid to make art ‘off the wall’

Natasha Bowdoin ’03 believes that there is no singular correct way to create art. In an open Zoom talk for Professor Tory Fair’s course FA5B: “Blurring the Boundaries” at Brandeis on Tuesday, Jan. 25, Bowdoin explained that she has changed her art style many times and encouraged art students to do the same, to seek […]