STORY BY ADAM ROGAN A lot more goes into collegiate sports teams than just the players and the head coach at the helm. With a staff comprised of three assistant coaches, a video coordinator, video coordinator, strength coach, director of basketball operations, several student managers and head coach Ray Giacoletti, […]
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STORY BY ADAM ROGAN After crossing the finish line at the Adidas 21k Marathon in his home city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, former Bulldog tennis standout Mauricio Ballivian died tragically this past Sunday. Upon finishing the race, Ballivian collapsed to the ground and hit his head. No official cause of […]
STORY BY ADAM ROGAN Even if the regular season won’t begin until spring, the Men’s Tennis team has not gone on hiatus when it comes to competing. Incoming freshman Vincent Gillespie, still only 17 years old, won the British Junior Nationals tournament on August 8. Gillespie entered the tournament predicted […]
Friday will mark the beginning of the 33rd ranked Drake Men’s Tennis team’s sixth appearance in the NCAA Tournament in nine years. They will face-off with the 32nd ranked University of Louisville in the first round.
Patel comes from behind in final match, NCAA Tournament ahead
Drake is currently ranked 31st in the nation, which should grant them an at-large seed in the NCAA Tournament, but the team still wants to take the guaranteed seed that comes along with being at the top of the conference.
Every season brings excitement and intense competition to Des Moines, but this past year has been especially exciting for us Bulldogs. From buzzer beaters to last second touchdowns to tournament victories and upset, you never know what’s going to happen in Drake Athletics.
In what was set to be the most competitive match of the Missouri Valley Conference season, the 31st ranked Drake Men’s Tennis team topped the Wichita State Shockers 5-2 on Friday while facing a hostile crowd.
Overall team record of 10-1 in the Roger Knapp Tennis Center for 2014-2015
The Men’s Tennis team won four matches and lost two over the break in two road tournaments.
Freshman Calum MacGeoch stood tall on the tennis court in Minneapolis on Saturday as he, for the second time this season, won a match for the Bulldogs.
Even with loss, Drake remains in top-25 in national rankings
Intensity powers team to victory, taking down two ranked opponents
The Bulldogs traveled to Colorado on Saturday, Feb. 21 in the hopes of taking down Denver, but a strong showing from the Pioneers put an end to that dream.
41 ranked Bulldogs complete comeback, MacGeoch seals victory in three sets