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Men’s Tennis looks to make playoffs in late-season push

The Macalester Men’s Tennis Team enters its late season run finely poised. With four matches still to be played in the regular season, all of them in the MIAC, the team is 6-7 (2-3 MIAC). They have notched conference victories over Saint Mary’s University and Concordia College while falling to Saint John’s University, Gustavus Adolphus…

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New kids in the LC: Club Tennis

The newest member to the Macalester club sports community is Mac Co-ed Club Tennis. Although the team is still in its provisionary phase, cofounders Isaac Gamoran ’18 and Maddy McKeown ’18 are excited for the future. The idea was forming in Gamoran’s mind even before he came to Mac, but it was not until the…

What’s in a nickname?
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What’s in a nickname?

The sports world is full of great nicknames: “The Great Bambino,” “Big Papi,” “Magic Johnson,” “Mr. October,” “King James,” “Megatron.” Almost every nickname has a story behind it, whether it be an elaborate tale or a simple act of randomness. Throughout history, sports teams have always seemed to have a magnetic attraction to nicknames. Here…

Tennis starts season with confidence, first-year contribution
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Tennis starts season with confidence, first-year contribution

With a winning start to their seasons, both the men’s and women’s tennis teams are excited and aiming for the conference playoffs. Both teams are starting their seasons with rankings in the last spot to advance to the conference playoffs (sixth and fifth for the women and men, respectively) but will have to play hard…

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Men’s tennis prepares for run to conference tournament

Spring semester is now in full swing and so are the racquets of Macalester Men’s Tennis. The close-knit team of nine is headed up by captain Max Soghikian ’14. “We’ve built an atmosphere of camaraderie and teamwork – and this season we want to win for each other,” Soghikian said. Team tennis is contested in…

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