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2009-10 Men's Tennis News
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June 09, 2010
At one time gymnastics was a perennial nationally ranked sport at Lipscomb under the direction of coach Tom Hanvey. The gymnastics team members are planning a reunion. Kit Bunger, a former member of the team is still involved in the sport as co-owner of Let It Shine Gymnastics. He spent a few minutes answering some questions for lipscombsports.com.
June 02, 2010
Nicole Burgess played both basketball and tennis for the Lipscomb. She has been teaching in the Metro Public School System in Nashville for 23 years, the last three at Hume-Fogg Magnet. She was named the Metropolitan Public Schools 2011 Teacher of the Year in the high school division.
May 12, 2010
Celeste Peacock Middleton played basketball at Lipscomb from 1982-86 under Frank Bennett and Trish Duty. Today she lives in Murfreesboro and is an agent for State Farm.
May 11, 2010
The Lipscomb men's and James Madison women's tennis teams have been honored as April's recipients of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Team Sportsmanship Award, the ITA announced Tuesday.
May 06, 2010
April Ezell played badminton, basketball, and tennis at Lipscomb. She went on to serve as an assistant women's basketball coach for 14 years. Today she teaches in the Kinesiology Department at Lipscomb.
April 21, 2010
Frankie Mayo Williams is a member of the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame and is one of the top tennis players to compete as a Lady Bison. She was the team captain and played the No.1 position in both singles and doubles all four years. She graduated from Lipscomb in 1976 with a degree in Home Economics.
April 19, 2010
A crowd of well-wishers and top Lipscomb University officials were present Saturday, April 17, to witness the dedication of and inaugural serve at the Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center. The 2,200-square-foot tennis center includes a pro shop with a retail store, common area, restrooms and eventually locker rooms.
April 14, 2010
Raymond Harvey played baseball at Lipscomb from 1987-1990 under legendary coaches Ken Dugan and Al Austelle. Today Raymond is the owner of Stronghold Fitness in Murfreesboro.
April 14, 2010
The Bisons faced Tennessee Tech University on Saturday, April 10, losing the match by a score of 5-2. Daniel Hangstefer and Colby Shaw won matches for the Bisons.
April 07, 2010
The Lipscomb Bisons tennis team finished the A-Sun porition of the season with a 1-9 record, losing 4-3 to Belmont Tuesday.
April 07, 2010
Bayron Binkley served as the mascot for the Lipscomb Bisons from 1978-79. Since graduating he has been a strong support of athletics programs. He serves on the radio broadcast crew of David Lipscomb High School football games.
April 05, 2010
The Bisons tennis team faced Mercer University in an A-Sun conference match up on Saturday, April 3. With only a single win by Daniel Hangstefer, the Bisons fell to the Bears 6-1.
April 02, 2010
The Bisons traveled to Georgia to face Atlantic Sun foe Kennesaw State on Friday, April 2. The men fought a tough battle but fell in the end 6-1. Lipscomb's conference record now falls to 1-7.
March 27, 2010
The Lipscomb Bisons lost 7-0 Friday to No. 60-rated ETSU at the Lipscomb Tennis Center. Daniel Hangstefer and Josh Cummings were honored on senior day.
March 24, 2010
Although they put up a tough fight, the Lipscomb Bisons came up just short of victory, losing to the Austin Peay Governors 4-3. Daniel Hangstefer, Colby Shaw and Tanner Brown won matches.
March 21, 2010
Freshman Colby Shaw, competing in the No. 5 position, had Lipscomb's only win as the Bisons fell 6-1 to Stetson Saturday. Lipscomb is back in action Tuesday at 2 p.m. against Austin Peay at the Lipscomb Tennis Complex.
March 20, 2010
The Lipscomb Bisons tennis team won its first Atlantic Sun match in two seasons beating Florida Gulf Coast 4-3 Friday at the Lipscomb Tennis Center.
March 17, 2010
Marcus Bodie was one of the most exciting players in Bisons basketball history playing from 1986 to 1990. He is college basketball's all-time steals leader with 440 steals.
March 16, 2010
The Lipscomb Bisons traveled to play Georgia State. Unfortunately, the Bisons returned to Nashville empty handed following their 7-0 loss. The Bisons overall record falls to 3-6.
March 15, 2010
Joe McArdle and Colby Shaw picked up wins in singles competition as the Lipscomb Bisons fell 5-2 to A-Sun foe Jacksonville Sunday.
March 10, 2010
Richard Taylor played basketball at Lipscomb from 1983-87 under coach Don Meyer. He was a member of the 1986 NAIA National Championship team.
March 08, 2010
The Lipscomb men's tennis team played USC-Upstate Saturday morning in their second A-Sun conference match, but the Bisons could not pull out the victory, bringing their conference record to 0-2.
March 06, 2010
The Bisons opened conference season play Friday against Campbell University. Unfortunately, Lipscomb was not able to pull out the win, losing the match 7-0.
March 04, 2010
The Lipscomb Bisons and Lady Bisons will play on their new courts this Friday when Campbell visits at 2 for the first Atlantic Sun matches of the spring.
February 27, 2010
After two weeks off without any matches, the Lipscomb Bisons scheduled an impromptu match against Martin Methodist University Saturday. The match was the first to be played on Lipscomb's new home courts, a 4-3 win by the Bisons.
February 24, 2010
Chris Snoddy worked as a student trainer for the Lipscomb athletics teams and also spent several years after graduation with the athletics department as the head trainer and a teacher in the kinesiology deparment. Snoddy spent some time to talk with LipscombSports.com about his time on campus.
February 17, 2010
Courtney Boynton West played basketball for the Lady Bisons from 2001 to 2005. She is the leading scorer for Lipscomb in the NCAA-era with 1,438 points. Today she is a physical education teacher at Madison Creek Elementary.
February 15, 2010
The Bisons had three indiviidual players win matches, but they lost the doubles point Saturday afternoon in Bowling Green, Ky., in a 4-3 loss to Western Kentucky.
February 13, 2010
After a three-week break, the Bisons came back to the courts with a strong 6-1 win over North Alabama Friday night at Richland Country Club.
February 06, 2010
In an attempt to help the devastated country of Haiti, the Lipscomb tennis teams sponsored a spin-a-thon to raise money to purchase water filters for Haitian families suffering from the earthquake. They brought in $1,600 for their efforts.
February 03, 2010
John Mansfield played basketball at Lipscomb from 1958-60. Today he spends a great deal of his time serving as an Abraham Lincoln presenter, making public appearances across the country as the 16th president of the United States.
February 01, 2010
The Lipscomb men's and women's tennis programs are having a fund-raiser this Thursday from 7-10 p.m. in the Spinning Studio on the campus of Lipscomb University to raise support for Haiti's residents as they continue to recover from a devastating earthquake.
January 27, 2010
Ted Jamison started for the Lipscomb baseball team as the lead-off hitter and center field from 1969 to 1972 under head coach Ken Dugan. Jamison was the first African-American to play baseball at Lipscomb and he is a member of the Lipscomb Hall of Fame.
January 24, 2010
The Bisons kicked off their spring season Saturday night at Richland Country Club, sweeping Alabama A&M for a 7-0 victory.
January 20, 2010
Ann Mullins played volleyball at Lipscomb from 2005-2007. After transferring from the University of Tennessee Mullins was named Atlantic Sun Libero of the Year (2005) and was a three-time member of the Atlantic Sun All-Conference Team (First Team, 2006, 2007; Second Team, 2005).
January 06, 2010
Steve Fletcher graduated from Lipscomb in 1977 after a brilliant career both as a hitter and pitcher. During Steve's career the Bisons averaged an amazing 45 wins a season. Steve Fletcher will always be known for leading Lipscomb to their first National Championship and putting Lipscomb athletics on the map.
December 30, 2009
Beth Stewart Stark is easily the most decorated player in the 30-year history of women's basketball at Lipscomb University. Stark played at the No. 4 forward spot from 1992 through 1996 for the Lady Bisons during the NAIA era.
December 16, 2009
Jan Andre' Williams' road to playing for the Lipscomb Bisons was a winding one starting at the University of Memphis. LipscombSports.com caught up with Jan Andre during his busy work schedule at Youth Encouragement Services (Y.E.S).
December 09, 2009
Cameron Robinson made his way from the Caribbean to Florida to play high school basketball and earned a scholarship to Lipscomb University. He spent some time with LipscombSports.com for our weekly feature, “Where are they now?”
December 02, 2009
Jeff Boynton played soccer for the Lipscomb Bisons from 2004-2007. He spent some time with LipscombSports.com for our weekly feature, “Where are they now?”
November 25, 2009
Former Bisons baseball player (1982-1985) Brian Jones spent some time with LipscombSports.com for our “Where are they now?” feature.
November 18, 2009
Darren Henrie was a two-time All-American for the Lipscomb Bisons basketball team in 1988-89 and 1989-90. The Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame member spent some time with LipscombSports. com for our new feature, “Where are they now?”
October 21, 2009
Lipscomb Bisons coach Andrew Harris has high expectations for the spring after some of the performances he saw this fall from his team members.
August 04, 2009
New schedules for men's and women's tennis for the 2009-2010 season are available on the web site. In the past the schedules for those sports have been divided into fall and spring, but this time around all of the events are listed.
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