May 10, 2012
Forty-Eight Student-Athletes to Participate in Graduation Ceremonies
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Forty-eight Northern Arizona University student-athletes are participating in spring commencement ceremonies on the NAU campus this weekend and will be commissioned degrees as part of the Class of 2012. It is the second largest graduating class in athletics department history, trailing only the 55 graduates from last spring.
April 26, 2012
Bermudez Named to All-Big Sky Second Team to Cap Off Career Year
OGDEN, Utah – Sophomore Dominic Bermudez earned his first all-conference selection of his career when he was named to the All-Big Sky second team on Thursday as voted on by the conference coaches. The honor wraps up a stellar sophomore campaign for the Tucson, Ariz. native as he finished the season as the Northern Arizona men's tennis team's top player.
April 15, 2012
Men's Tennis Soars Over Seattle, 6-1, To Finish Season
SEATTLE, Wash. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team defeated Seattle, 6-1, Sunday morning at the Seattle University Tennis Courts to cap off its 2012 season with a bang. The Lumberjacks finished the spring on a two-match winning streak and seniors Robin Pezzutto and Ben Lantz had perfect days in their final matches at NAU.
April 14, 2012
Men's Tennis Snaps Skid with Dominant Win Over Portland State
VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team swept doubles play for just the second time this season and then dominated singles play in defeating Portland State, 6-1, on Saturday at Club Green Meadows to snap their eight-match losing streak. The Lumberjacks also claimed their first Big Sky victory since their conference opener on Feb. 11 to move to 2-6 in the conference and 5-16 overall.
April 13, 2012
Tennis Bound for Portland State, Seattle to Conclude Regular Season
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona tennis teams will both conclude their regular seasons this weekend with road matches at Portland State and Seattle on Saturday and Sunday respectively. The two matches will wrap up a grueling spring for the Lumberjack tennis squads who combined to play just nine home matches in 40 total matches thus far between the two teams. The two teams have also combined to play 10 nationally-ranked opponents in the ITA top-75 rankings.
April 8, 2012
Schimmelbauer, Bermudez Win as Men's Tennis Falls to EWU, 5-2
CHENEY, Wash. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team got perfect days from sophomore Dominic Bermudez and junior Patrick Schimmelbauer, but could not come away with a victory over its Big Sky rival Eastern Washington on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles handed the Lumberjacks a 5-2 defeat at the EWU Outdoor Courts, denying NAU its second conference victory of the season.
April 6, 2012
Idaho Hands Men's Tennis 7-0 Defeat
LEWISTON, Idaho – Senior Ben Lantz and junior Shaun Waters won at No. 3 doubles to prevent a doubles sweep, but the Northern Arizona men's tennis team could not scratch out any other victories late Friday afternoon in a 7-0 loss to Idaho. The match was moved indoors to Lewis-Clark State College due to weather conditions in Moscow, Idaho and did not start until two hours after the originally scheduled time.
April 5, 2012
Men's Tennis Heading to Idaho, Eastern Washington This Weekend
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team is off to the Pacific Northwest this weekend as they look to snap its six-match losing streak when they play Idaho in Moscow, Idaho on Friday and Eastern Washington in Cheney, Wash. on Sunday. The Lumberjacks will be in search of their first win since defeating Western Illinois, 7-0, on March 17 as they aim to improve their 4-14 overall record and 1-5 conference mark this spring.
April 1, 2012
Say Collects First Career Win, Men's Tennis Falls to UT Arlington
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team wrapped up a rough weekend road trip to the state of New Mexico with a 6-1 loss to UT Arlington Sunday morning at the NMSU Tennis Complex. The Lumberjacks fell to 4-14 this season.
March 31, 2012
Men's Tennis Comes Up Short at New Mexico State
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team received another singles victory from sophomore Dominic Bermudez, one of two singles wins for the Lumberjacks on Saturday, but dropped a 5-2 decision to New Mexico State. After losing the doubles point, NAU took the first set in five of the six singles yet were unable to snap their five-match losing skid.
March 30, 2012
Bermudez Wins Fifth Straight in Men's Tennis Loss to No. 50 New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Sophomore Dominic Bermudez won his fifth consecutive singles match and sixth in his last seven, but it was the only point the Northern Arizona men's tennis team collected in their 6-1 loss to No. 50 New Mexico on Friday at the Linda Estes Tennis Complex. The Lobos handed the Lumberjacks their fourth consecutive defeat as NAU fell to 4-12 this season.
March 28, 2012
Men's Tennis Looks to Bounce Back with Weekend Trip to New Mexico
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team looks to get back into the win column after a crushing three-loss week with three non-conference matches this weekend. The Lumberjacks will play No. 50 New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M. on Friday at 11 a.m. and will end the weekend with matches against New Mexico State and UT Arlington in Las Cruces, N.M. on Saturday and Sunday.
March 25, 2012
Montana Plays Spoiler on Senior Day Despite Bermudez's Three-Set Win
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team saw four of their six singles matches go to three-sets for the second consecutive day and lost 6-1 to Montana on Sunday in their home finale despite playing with the Grizzlies throughout the match.
March 24, 2012
Men's Tennis Falls in Heartbreaking Fashion to Montana State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Despite winning the doubles point, the Northern Arizona men's tennis team dropped a heartbreaker to Montana State on Saturday, falling 4-3 to the Bobcats at Continental Country Club. The loss was the Lumberjacks' first this season when taking the doubles point, as NAU suffered their fourth conference loss to fall to 1-4 in the Big Sky and 4-10 overall.
March 23, 2012
Pezzutto, Lantz To Play Final Home Matches This Weekend
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team continues a crucial conference week with two more matches on Saturday and Sunday. Hoping to rebound from a tough 4-2 loss to Sacramento State, the Lumberjacks will host Montana State on Saturday at 10 a.m. and Montana on Sunday at 12 p.m. for their final two home matches of the season at Continental Country Club.
March 21, 2012
Men's Tennis Drops a Close One, 4-2, to Sacramento State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Junior Robert Martin dropped a three-setter that featured tiebreakers in the second and third set at No. 5 singles, which clinched the match for Sacramento State, 4-2, on Wednesday in the University Fieldhouse. Due to the winter storm that hit Flagstaff this past weekend, the Northern Arizona men's tennis team was forced to play in the Fieldhouse and fell to 4-9 this season, 1-3 in the Big Sky.
March 20, 2012
Men's Tennis Hosts Three-Time Big Sky Champions Sacramento State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coming off a 7-0 defeat of Western Illinois in its home opener, the Northern Arizona men's tennis team will host Sacramento State in the first of three critical conference matches this week on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the University Fieldhouse. The Hornets have won the past three Big Sky championships and four of the last five, and are one of four remaining unbeaten teams in conference play, while NAU currently sports a 1-2 Big Sky record, 4-8 overall.
March 17, 2012
Men's Tennis Rides Singles Sweep of Western Illinois to 7-0 Win
SEDONA, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona swept through singles play in their first home match of the season, defeating Western Illinois, 7-0, Saturday morning on the courts at Sedona Red Rock High School. Despite the court and site change due to the impending winter storm in Flagstaff, the Lumberjacks rode their home court advantage to their fourth win of the season, improving to 4-8 this spring.
March 16, 2012
Lantz, Men's Tennis Ready to Host Western Illinois in Sedona
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team hosts Western Illinois in its first home match of the season on Saturday. Originally scheduled for 11 a.m. at Continental Country Club, but due to the weather forecasted in Flagstaff for Saturday, the match will now be held at Red Rocks High School in Sedona with match time set for 9 a.m.
March 13, 2012
Waters Named Big Sky Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week
OGDEN, Utah – Junior Shaun Waters was named the Big Sky Conference’s men’s tennis Player of the Week the conference announced on Tuesday after winning five of his six total matches last weekend. Waters went a perfect 3-0 in singles play and posted a 2-1 record in doubles play partnering with freshman Trevor Unger during the Lumberjacks' 1-2 weekend in Las Vegas, Nev.
March 11, 2012
Waters Completes Perfect Singles Weekend, Men's Tennis Falls to UNLV
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Junior Shaun Waters completed his perfect weekend in singles play with a three-set win over UNLV's Alex Bull at No. 2 singles on Sunday, but it wasn't enough for the Northern Arizona men's tennis team who suffered a 6-1 defeat to the Rebels. Waters also won at No. 1 doubles with freshman Trevor Unger for the Lumberjacks' lone doubles win on the day at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.
March 10, 2012
Doubles Sweep Sets the Tone in Men's Tennis Victory Over Utah State
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team swept the three doubles matches to clinch the doubles point for the first time in six matches and claimed four singles wins en route to a 5-2 victory over Utah State on Saturday. The win snapped the Lumberjacks' five-match losing streak and improved the men's record to 3-7 this season.
March 9, 2012
Men's Tennis Plays No. 73 Ball State Tough in 5-2 Defeat
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team could not capitalize on match point at No. 3 doubles to earn the doubles point for the first time in five matches and as a result, the Lumberjacks fell short to No. 73 Ball State, 5-2, on Friday at the Fertitta Tennis Complex despite playing the Cardinals tough throughout the match.
March 7, 2012
Men's Tennis Hopes to Hit it Big, Snap Losing Streak in Las Vegas
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The last time the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team was on the court, they had just lost their third match of the weekend and second consecutive conference match to drop to 2-6 overall and 1-2 in the Big Sky. But after a week off from competition, the Lumberjacks head to Las Vegas, Nev. for three tough matches beginning on Friday against No. 73 Ball State before wrapping up the weekend against host school UNLV and Utah State.
February 26, 2012
Men's Tennis Rally Comes Up Short at Idaho State
POCATELLO, Idaho – Despite playing Idaho State even in singles action, the Northern Arizona men's tennis team fell to the Bengals, 4-3, on Sunday. The narrow loss was the Lumberjacks' third of the weekend and fourth in a row overall.
February 25, 2012
Men's Tennis Gets Two Wins from Bermudez in 6-1 Loss to Weber State
OGDEN, Utah – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team dropped their third consecutive match on Saturday, falling 6-1 to Weber State at the Ogden Athletic Club. Sophomore Dominic Bermudez won both his singles and doubles matches, but could not prevent the Lumberjacks from dropping their first conference match of the season. NAU is now 1-1 in the conference and 2-5 overall.
February 24, 2012
Schimmelbauer Earns Three-Set Win, Men's Tennis Falls to Utah
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Junior Patrick Schimmelbauer won at No. 4 in the final match of the day, but the Northern Arizona men's tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to Utah Friday afternoon at the Eccles Tennis Center. Schimmelbauer defeated the Utes' Ace Matias in three grueling sets as the Lumberjacks fell to 2-4 on the season.
February 22, 2012
Men's Tennis' Waters Moving Up Following Four-Match Win Streak
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team returns to the court off a week hiatus for a three-match road trip starting Friday in Salt Lake City, Utah against the University of Utah. The Lumberjacks (2-3 overall, 1-0 Big Sky) will then follow that up with a pair of Big Sky conference matches at Weber State and Idaho State on Saturday and Sunday to conclude the weekend.
February 20, 2012
2011-12 NAU Tennis Media Guide Now Available
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The 2011-12 Northern Arizona tennis media guide is now available to the public. Fans can access a PDF version of the media guide or view it digitally via the links above.
February 12, 2012
Waters Wins Fourth Straight in Men's Tennis Loss to Air Force
USAFA, Colo. – A day after handing one Big Sky opponent a 6-1 defeat, Air Force did the same to the Northern Arizona men's tennis team on Sunday. The Falcons knocked off Portland State on Saturday and then returned to their home court to deny the Lumberjacks their third straight victory by the same 6-1 margin. NAU's only victory of the day came courtesy of junior Shaun Waters' fourth consecutive win at the No. 4 spot, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 over the Falcons' Alex Lineberry.
February 11, 2012
Men's Tennis Hands Northern Colorado 5-2 Defeat in Big Sky Opener
GREELEY, Colo. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team rode four singles wins plus the doubles point to a 5-2 victory over Northern Colorado at Work Out West on Saturday afternoon. The win evened the Lumberjacks' record to 2-2 overall and 1-0 in the Big Sky following their second victory in a row.
February 9, 2012
Men's Tennis Set for Big Sky Opener on Saturday at Northern Colorado
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team opens up Big Sky conference play on Saturday against Northern Colorado on a high note following its first win of the season two weeks ago against UC Riverside. The Lumberjacks snapped an early two-match losing streak to open up the season and are a vastly improved team heading into conference play this weekend.
January 29, 2012
Men's Tennis Defeats UC Riverside for First Win of Season
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The Northern Arizona men’s tennis team clinched the doubles point for the first time in three tries this season, and coupled with strong singles play, they earned their first victory of the season. The Lumberjacks took two of the three doubles matches along with four singles wins in defeating UC Riverside, 5-2, Sunday afternoon. The win was the Lumberjacks' second consecutive victory in as many years against the Highlanders following last year’s 4-3 win.
January 28, 2012
Vanguard Hands Men's Tennis Second Loss, 6-1
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – In the first of their two matches this weekend, the Northern Arizona men's tennis team could not get their first win of the season. Despite junior Shaun Waters claiming a victory at No. 4 singles, the Lumberjacks dropped to 0-2, falling 6-1 to Vanguard Saturday afternoon on the UC Riverside campus.
January 27, 2012
Men's Tennis Heads to Riverside for Weekend Matches
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coming off a loss to No. 55 Arizona last Saturday, the Northern Arizona men's tennis team will head to Riverside, Calif. this weekend in search of their first win of the season. The Lumberjacks will play a neutral site match against Vanguard on Saturday before taking on the host school UC Riverside on Sunday. Both matches are set for 1 p.m. starts at the UCR Student Recreation Center Tennis Courts.
January 21, 2012
Men's Tennis Suffers Season Opening Loss to No. 55 Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. – Sophomore Dominic Bermudez got the best of his brother, Carlos Bermudez, at the No. 3 doubles, but Carlos’ No. 55 Arizona squad was the team that won its season opener on Saturday, 7-0 at the Tucson Country Club. Dominic Bermudez and junior Robert Martin defeated Carlos Bermudez and Mario Urquidi, 8-6, but the Northern Arizona men’s tennis team would struggle the rest of the day, failing to record another victory in its season opening loss.
January 20, 2012
Men's Tennis Hopes to Tame the Wildcats in Season Opener
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. –The Northern Arizona men's tennis team heads to Tucson on Saturday for their season opener against No. 55 Arizona in search of their first victory over the Wildcats since 1980. The Lumberjacks are just 1-17 all-time versus their in-state rival, including a 7-0 loss to them last season.
January 11, 2012
Lumberjack Tennis Teams Voted Third in Preseason Polls
OGDEN, Utah – With under two weeks remaining until they open their 2012 season, both the Northern Arizona men’s and women’s tennis teams were voted third in the Big Sky conference preseason polls released today as voted on by the conference head coaches. Sacramento State was chosen first on both the men’s and women’s sides atop the polls. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team.
October 30, 2011
Men's Tennis Wraps Up Fall Schedule at UNLV Tourney
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team wrapped up its play at the Larry Easley Memorial Classic on Saturday with sophomore Dominic Bermudez defeating Utah's Ben Tasevac, 6-2, 7-5. The win was Bermudez's second singles victory of the tournament.
October 28, 2011
Men's Tennis Struggles for Wins in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Sophomore Dominic Bermudez and juniors Patrick Schimmelbauer and Robert Martin represented the Northern Arizona men's tennis team on Friday at UNLV's Larry Easley Memorial Classic, but only Bermudez came away with a victory. After falling to Johannes Markel of the host school in the first round of singles play, Bermudez moved on in the consolation draw of the flight two singles with a default win over UC Irvine's Jacob Jung.
October 21, 2011
Pezzutto and Waters To Represent Men's Tennis in Consolation Quarters
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Junior Patrick Schimmelbauer advanced to the fourth round of the consolation round, but his road at the ITA Mountain Regional Championships came to end on Day 3 when he fell to Arizona's Mario Urquidi, 7-5, 6-3. Earlier in the morning, Schimmelbauer knocked off Alex Grubbs of Air Force, 6-2, 6-2. He finished the tournament at 3-2 in singles play, more than the other three Lumberjacks at the tournament combined.
October 20, 2011
Schimmelbauer, Doubles Teams Still Alive in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – After the second day of play at the ITA Mountain Regional Championships, the Northern Arizona men's tennis team still has both of their doubles pairs alive in the consolation draw. Junior Patrick Schimmelbauer is also still alive as the only Lumberjack remaining in the singles draw.
October 19, 2011
Men's Tennis Concludes First Day at Regionals with Doubles Win
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis team completed a busy first day of the ITA Mountain Regional Championships with a doubles win by senior Robin Pezzutto and junior Shaun Waters over UNLV's Charlie Alvarado and Willie Sublette, 9-7 in the first round of the consolation draw. That doubles win wrapped up the Lumberjacks' play at the Darling Tennis Center after seven singles matches and three doubles matches.
October 9, 2011
Men's Tennis Undefeated on Final Day of UNM Tourney
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Northern Arizona men's tennis wrapped up play at the UNM Balloon Fiesta Invitational on Sunday with a light playing schedule. Junior Shaun Waters the lone Lumberjack to compete in singles play, defeating the US Air Force Academy's Steven Young, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Flight A consolation. Waters' consolation finals match against New Mexico's Mads Hegelund was not played.
October 8, 2011
Men's Tennis Goes 3-0 in Doubles on Second Day of Balloon Fiesta
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Senior Josh Brown continued his strong play on Day 2 of the UNM Balloon Fiesta Invitational by defeating Vinni Lodolo of the US Air Force Academy in the Flight B quarterfinals, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 to reach the semifinals. But his run would end there, falling to Arizona's Robin Chou, 6-4, 6-1. Overall, the Northern Arizona men's tennis team went 2-3 in singles play on Saturday.
October 7, 2011
Men's Tennis Sends Three to Singles Quarterfinals at Balloon Fiesta
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Three Lumberjack men advanced to the quarterfinals of their respective singles flights for the Northern Arizona men's tennis team on Day 1 of the UNM Balloon Fiesta Invitational on Friday. Seniors Robin Pezzutto and Josh Brown and junior Robert Martin will all play in the winner's bracket tomorrow after winning their matches in the round of 16 today.
September 18, 2011
Pezzutto, Fasulo Stand Out on Final Day of UNLV Invite
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Senior Robin Pezzutto won his third doubles match of the weekend on Day 3 of the UNLV Fall Invitational at the Fertitta Tennis Complex. After previously teaming with junior Shaun Waters and senior Ben Lantz on the first two days, Pezzutto paired with junior Patrick Schimmelbauer on Sunday to defeat Cledson Carvalho and Nathan Martinet of Fresno Pacific, 8-3.
September 17, 2011
Men's Tennis Takes One Singles, Doubles Match on Day 2 in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The NAU men's tennis team came away from the second day of the UNLV Fall Invitational with one singles win and one doubles victory, just as they did on Day 1 of the tournament.
September 16, 2011
Men's Tennis Struggles Against Host Team at UNLV Fall Invitational
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Freshman Steven Say was the lone NAU men’s tennis player to claim victory in round one of singles play at the UNLV Fall Invitational on Friday. He defeated Peter Jones of Portland, 6-0, 6-4 to advance to the second round tomorrow.
September 12, 2011
Bermudez Shines for Men's Tennis at Aggie Invitational Over Weekend
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Sophomore Dominic Bermudez highlighted four NAU men’s tennis players who were in action in the team’s first Fall tournament of the season at the Aggie Invitational this weekend. Bermudez went 3-2 overall in singles play making the consolation finals before having to retire due to injury to New Mexico State’s Luis Ramirez.