2012-2013 Headlines

July 23, 2013
Hall of Fame Coach Chuck Kriese Selected to Head The Citadel Tennis Program
Kriese is one of the top names in tennis around the world and is a member of several halls of fame in his sport.

April 18, 2013
Bulldogs Fall to Georgia Southern in First Round of SoCon Championships
The Bulldogs conclude their season at 7-14 as they are defeated 4-0 by Georgia Southern in the first round of the SoCon Championships.

April 17, 2013
Citadel Tennis Begins SoCon Championship Action on Thursday
The Citadel will enter the tournament as the No. 11-seed and is scheduled to take on No. 6-seed Georgia Southern on Thursday at 1 p.m., at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.

April 15, 2013
Citadel Tennis Cancels Match Due to Rain
The Bulldogs (7-13, 0-10 SoCon) have concluded their regular-season schedule.

April 13, 2013
Bulldogs Fall 7-0 to Samford on the Road
The Citadel netters conclude their regular-season conference schedule with a 7-0 loss to Samford on the road.

April 12, 2013
The Bulldogs Will Conclude Regular Season on the Road Against Samford and Spartanburg Methodist
The Citadel netters will conclude their regular season with matches against Samford and Spartanburg Methodist in preparation for the Southern Conference Tournament beginning on Apr. 18.

April 7, 2013
Pride, Sperr Earn Individual Wins in 5-2 Loss to Chattanooga
Jackson Pride and Elliott Sperr pick up singles victories in a loss to the Mocs on Sunday.

April 5, 2013
Bulldogs Travel to Chattanooga on Sunday
The Citadel netters take on Chattanooga and look for their first conference win of the season.

April 3, 2013
Orces, Bleach Earns 11th Singles Win in 5-2 Loss to College of Charleston
The Citadel takes a 5-2 loss to College of Charleston Wednesday and seeks to earn its first conference win with the season winding down.

April 2, 2013
Bulldogs Set to Play Crosstown Foe College of Charleston
The Bulldogs will continue its conference schedule with a clash against College of Charleston on Wednesday.

March 30, 2013
Furman Blanks Bulldogs 7-0 at Earle Tennis Center
The Citadel falls 7-0 to Furman in final home match of the season.

March 29, 2013
Bulldogs Host Furman in Final Home Match of the Season
Senior David Orces and the rest of The Citadel tennis team will host Furman in the last home match of the season at the Earle Tennis Center on Saturday at 1 p.m.

March 28, 2013
The Citadel Netters Take Down Coker in a 6-3 Decision
The Bulldogs defeated Coker Thursday in a 6-3 decision to improve their record to 7-9.

March 27, 2013
Bulldogs Hit Road for Makeup Match Against Coker
The Bulldogs will travel to Hartsville, S.C., to take on Coker in a makeup match that was originally scheduled for Feb. 16.

March 21, 2013
Bulldog Tennis Splits Doubleheader in Spring Break Action
The Bulldogs snapped their eight-match losing streak with a 6-1 victory over Nebraska-Omaha on Thursday.

March 20, 2013
Wofford Narrowly Escapes to Edge the Bulldogs 4-3
Wofford edges the Bulldogs Wednesday after at the Earle Tennis Center in a 4-3 decision.

March 18, 2013
Bulldog Tennis Takes on Wofford Before Commencing Spring Break Play at Hilton Head
The Bulldogs will take on Wofford on Wednesday at 1 p.m., at the Earle Tennis Center before two Spring Break bouts in Hilton Head against NJIT and Nebraska-Omaha on Thursday.

March 16, 2013
Bulldogs Drop 7-0 Decision to Georgia Southern Saturday at Earle Tennis Center
The Bulldogs were unable to secure a singles win in a 7-0 loss to Georgia Southern on Saturday.

March 15, 2013
Bulldog Tennis Falls to Appalachian State in 5-2 Decision
David Orces earns his seventh dual victory and extends his winning streak to three matches in a 5-2 loss to App State on Friday.

March 14, 2013
Bulldogs Host Appalachian State and Georgia Southern in SoCon Showdown
The Citadel tennis team will host Appalachian State and Georgia Southern this weekend at the Earle Tennis Center.

March 10, 2013
Orces Earns Sixth Dual Win in 5-2 Loss Against Jacksonville State
The Bulldogs go up early against the Gamecocks winning the doubles point but couldn't sustain the momentum in singles as they lose 5-2 to Jacksonville State.

March 9, 2013
Bulldogs Host Jacksonville State in Sunday Battle on the Earle Tennis Center
The Citadel tennis returns to action Sunday to host Jacksonville State at 1 p.m., at the Earle Tennis Center.

March 8, 2013
Orces, Bleach Earn Points for the Bulldogs in 5-2 Loss to Davidson at the Earle Tennis Center
The Bulldogs fall to 5-4 overall and 0-3 in league play after a 5-2 loss to Davidson on Friday.

March 7, 2013
Bulldogs Host Conference Foe Davidson at Earle Tennis Center
The Bulldogs will face Davidson on Friday in their first of a five-match home stand at the Earle Tennis Center.

March 3, 2013
Atkinson Earns Conference Win in 6-1 Loss to Elon
James Atkinson earned the Bulldogs first singles conference win of the season in a 6-1 loss to Elon Sunday afternoon.

March 2, 2013
Bulldogs Swept By UNCG in First Conference Match of the Season
The Citadel netters fall to UNCG 7-0 Saturday evening in its first Southern Conference match of the season.

February 28, 2013
Bulldog Tennis Commences Conference Schedule this Weekend
The Citadel tennis team will take on UNCG and Elon this weekend to open its Southern Conference schedule.

February 23, 2013
Citadel Tennis Cancels Match Due to Rain
The scheduled match between The Citadel and Spartanburg Methodist on Saturday at noon has been cancelled due to rain.

February 22, 2013
Citadel Tennis Treks to Spartanburg Methodist
The Bulldogs will hit the road to take on Spartanburg Methodist on Saturday at noon.

February 16, 2013
Weekend Tennis Matches Washed Out Due to Rain
Weekend matches rained out

February 15, 2013
Bulldogs Take On Non-Conference Foes in Weekend Matches
The Citadel netters have already matched their win total from a season ago and will be looking to add two more victories before entering SoCon play in March.

February 10, 2013
Bulldogs Blank Benedict and Spartanburg Methodist at Earle Tennis Center
Through six matches the Bulldogs have accumulated a 5-1 record to mark their best start since 1999. The Citadel netters have already matched their win total from a season ago.

February 9, 2013
Bulldogs Host Doubleheader at Earle Tennis Center on Sunday
Bulldogs will host Benedict at 9 a.m., and Spartanburg Methodist at noon on Sunday in their first home matches of the season.

February 8, 2013
East Carolina Hands Bulldogs First Loss
Bulldogs suffer first loss of the season on the road to East Carolina 7-0

February 6, 2013
Bulldogs Look to Remain Undefeated in Thursday Match Against East Carolina
The Citadel closed out last weekend 3-0 defeating Coastal Georgia, Bethune-Cookman and Palm Beach Atlantic on the road. The Bulldogs are off to their best start since the 1997 season.

February 4, 2013
Oliver Reynolds Named Interim Head Coach of The Citadel Tennis Team
Reynolds was the assistant coach for the Bulldogs last season. Under Reynolds, The Citadel is off to its best start since the 1997 season with a mark of 3-0.

February 2, 2013
Bulldogs Remain Undefeated Through Weekend Matches
The Bulldogs improved their record to 3-0 to mark their best start since the 1997 season.

February 1, 2013
Bulldogs Topple Coastal Georgia
The Citadel tennis team opened 2013 dual season with victory over Coastal Georgia

January 30, 2013
Bulldogs Tennis Volunteers with Special Olympics
Members of The Citadel tennis team volunteered with the Special Olympics of South Carolina over the weekend.

January 30, 2013
Bulldogs Travel South this Weekend to Open Tennis Season
The Bulldogs open season with three matches in two days over the course of the weekend.

January 18, 2013
2013 Tennis Season Preview
Read about this year's tennis team as the first dual match on Feb. 1 draws near.

January 13, 2013
Orces Opens Spring Campaign with a Victory at Florida Gulf Coast Invitational
After a strong fall campaign, David Orces opened the 2013 season with a win in the Flight A singles draw as The Citadel men’s tennis team competed in the Florida Gulf Coast Spring Invitational over the weekend.

January 11, 2013
Bulldogs Open 2013 Season at Florida Gulf Coast Spring Invitational
Dillon Berkabile, Oliver Dedding, David Orces and JC Pauli will travel to Fort Myers, Fla., to represent The Citadel tennis team at the Florida Gulf Coast Spring Invitational this weekend at the FGCU Tennis Complex.

November 5, 2012
Orces Falls in the Finals at USTA Clay Court Invitational
David Orces, representing The Citadel tennis team, fell short in the finals at USTA Clay Court Invitational at Disney on Sunday. Orces closed out the three day tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex with a 3-1 singles record.

November 3, 2012
Orces Earn Finals Appearance at USTA Clay Court Invitational
Earning his third singles finals appearance of the fall, Orces is scheduled to play tomorrow against FSU’s Gonzalez Mendez 10 a.m., at the USTA Clay Court Invitational at Disney hosted by Florida State

November 1, 2012
Orces Treks to Orlando to Complete Against the Nation’s Best Collegiate Players
The Citadel tennis team made a late addition to its fall schedule as David Orces will travel to Orlando, Fla., this weekend to compete in the inaugural USTA Clay Court Invitational. The event, which is hosted by Florida State, will take place on the campus of ESPN Wide World of Sports Tennis Complex located at Walt Disney World.

October 28, 2012
Sperr Wins Singles Flight Championship at The Citadel Fall Invitational
The Citadel tennis team’s Elliott Sperr won the singles flight-6 championship, as the Bulldogs hosted The Citadel Fall Invitational at the Earle Tennis Center this past weekend. This feat marked Sperr’s best performance as The Citadel netters conclude their fall campaign.

October 24, 2012
Bulldogs Host Tournament to Conclude Fall Campaign
The Citadel tennis team will host the second annual Citadel Fall Invitational this weekend at the Earle Tennis Center, as it rounds out the fall tournament season. Play will commence on Friday, Oct. 26 and conclude on Sunday, Oct. 28.

October 18, 2012
Orces Eliminated in Second Round of ITA Carolina Regional
Orces went 1-1 in singles draw at the ITA Carolina Regional to tally a 12-3 singles record this fall.

October 17, 2012
Orces Competes in ITA Carolina Regionals
Senior David Orces will represent The Citadel tennis team at ITA Carolina Regional Championships Oct. 18-22 at the Cary Tennis Center in Cary, N.C.

October 15, 2012
Bulldogs Conclude Play at Duckworth Fall Classic
The Citadel tennis team concluded play at the Duckworth Fall Classic on Sunday evening as Elliott Sperr and David Orces earned a third place in their respective singles flights and earned a second place finish in Flight-2 doubles over the course of the weekend.

October 14, 2012
Orces, Sperr Compete in Final Day at Duckworth Fall Classic
The Citadel tennis team concluded the second day at the Duckworth Fall Classic hosted by Clemson with Elliott Sperr advancing to the Flight-4 singles back draw championships and David Orces contending for third place in Flight-1 singles.

October 13, 2012
Bulldogs Still Alive at Duckworth Fall Classic
The Citadel tennis team wrapped up the first day of play at the Duckworth Fall Classic hosted by Clemson with the tandem of David Orces and Eliott Sperr advancing in doubles draw. Individually, Orces also advanced in Flight-1 singles competition.

October 11, 2012
Orces, Sperr Head to Clemson to Compete in Duckworth Fall Tennis Classic
David Orces and Elliott Sperr have been selected by head coach Kemper Baker to represent The Citadel tennis team at the Duckworth Fall Tennis Classic host by Clemson this weekend at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center.

September 29, 2012
Bulldogs End Play at Steve Baras Fall Classic
The Citadel tennis team ended doubles draw play this evening with pair of losses in the Steve Baras Fall Classic, hosted by Chattanooga at the Champions Club.

September 29, 2012
Bulldogs Still Alive in Doubles Draw at Steve Baras Fall Classic
The Bulldogs tandems of Peter Bleach and Oliver Dedding and Matt McGill and Jackson Pride made it past the first round of doubles draw on Friday to earn a spot in main draws on Saturday.

September 26, 2012
Bulldogs Travel to Chattanooga for 30th Annual Steve Baras Fall Classic
The Citadel men’s tennis team will travel to Chattanooga this weekend to complete in the Annual UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic held by the Mocs at the Champions Club.

September 23, 2012
Bulldogs Tennis Volunteers with Special Olympics
The Citadel men’s tennis team worked with the Special Olympics of South Carolina on Saturday at the Earle Tennis Center on Saturday The Citadel campus. The Bulldogs ran a training session for the athletes in preparation for the Fall Games coming up in Greenville, S.C., the weekend of Oct. 19-21.

September 16, 2012
Orces, Bleach Earn Finals Appearance in Doubles Back Draw in USC Upstate Fall Classic
The Citadel men’s tennis team has performed well in the USC Upstate Fall Classic as the duo of David Orces and Peter Bleach have made it to the doubles back draw finals scheduled for Sunday afternoon while in singles Orces has reached the fourth round of competition.

September 16, 2012
Orces Wins Singles Draw Championship at USC Upstate Fall Classic
David Orces, representing The Citadel men’s tennis team, won the singles draw championship at the USC Upstate Fall Classic on Sunday.

September 14, 2012
Bulldog Tennis Heads to USC Upstate for Fall Classic
The Citadel men’s tennis team will take the courts this weekend as it travels to Spartanburg, S.C., to compete in the USC Upstate Fall Classic.

September 10, 2012
Orces Earns Finals Appearance in Division II Singles of 2012 Southern Intercollegiate Championships
David Orces earned a spot in the finals of the Division II singles of the 2012 Southern Intercollegiate Championships to be played on Monday at 9 a.m. The senior netter will take on Hunter Koontz from Virginia Tech.

September 10, 2012
Orces Falls in the Finals at Southern Intercollegiates
David Orces, representing The Citadel men’s tennis team, fell short in the final day of the 45th Southern Intercollegiate Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

September 7, 2012
Orces, Bleach Compete in Southern Intercollegiate Championships
Senior David Orces and sophomore Peter Bleach were selected by second- year head coach Kemper Baker to represent The Citadel tennis team at the 2012 Southern Intercollegiate Championships this weekend in Athens, Ga.

July 9, 2012
Bulldogs Announce 2012-13 Tennis Schedule
The Citadel men’s tennis head coach Kemper Baker announced his team’s 2012-13 tennis schedule this week. The Bulldogs, who finished last season with a 5-18 record under the helm of first-year coaches Baker and assistant Oliver Reynolds, will host eight home matches at the Earle Tennis Center.

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