Tennis

Meares legacy is ending

Meares legacy is ending

The 12-year legacy that is Beck Meares came to an end on July 1, when the Metro men’s and women’s tennis head coach announced her resignation.
Meares, who is from Brisbane, began her career at Metro as a student-athlete, when she was recruited by fellow Australian Brad Trost, then Metro assistant tennis coach.

Roadrunner awards

Tennis Metro men’s tennis player Gabriel Vlahos was named Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference academic player of the year. Senior Ryan Joyce was named first team academic all-RMAC, joined by junior Jonathan Evangelista on the second team. Seniors Sam Schall and Nikki Amos were named first team academic all-RMAC for the women. Joyce and Schall were […]

Meares and Cromwell ace honors

Cara Cromwell Freshman women’s tennis player Cara Cromwell earned the RMAC Player of the Year honor. She registered a 15-12 at No. 1 singles, winning seven of her last eight matches. Cromwell also played No. 1 doubles with senior Alicia Holm. The doubles team went 11-17. Cromwell lettered all four years at Rocky Mountain High […]

Tennis wrap-up

Metro tennis wrapped up their season with the women earning third place and the men fourth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament April 20-21 in Grand Junction. The No. 2 seeded women fell to Colorado Mesa University in the semifinals 5-3, but went on to beat Colorado State University-Pueblo 5-0 for the bronze. Freshman […]

Tennis ends the season strong

Metro men’s and women’s tennis finished the season strong, pulling out victories against Colorado Christian University, Hastings College (Neb.) and CSU-Pueblo April 12 and 13 at Gates Tennis Club. The men’s team improved their overall record to 11-14, earning the No. 4 seed for the first round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament. The […]

Roadrunner tennis battles with the west

Metro men’s and women’s tennis fell to Western New Mexico 9-0 and 5-4, respectively, April 5 at Gates Tennis Center. “On the guys’ side, you always know that New Mexico is pretty strong. They won the conference tournament the last couple of years,” head coach Beck Meares said. The women’s matchup was between the two […]

Roadrunners wrap-up

Tennis Men’s tennis lost to Division I South Dakota State 7-2 on Feb. 17. Seniors Gabriel Vlahos and Alec Parmenter defeated their opponents in singles play. Parmenter earned his fifth victory of the year while Vlahos earned his sixth victory in single play. In doubles play Vlahos and junior Adrien Delvaux lost in the tie […]

Making the grade

Story by Zee Nwuke Fifty-five Metro athletes were named to the spring Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, including 12 who graduated this spring and seven more that will graduate this summer. Student-athletes are required to maintain a 3.5 grade point average or higher during a semester to be eligible. “It’s good because it gives the students […]

Tennis tangles at RMAC tourney

Metro men’s tennis defeated Montana State University-Billings 5-1 and earned third place in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament April 21 at Gates Tennis Center. The women fell 5-2 to Colorado Mesa in their third place game and ended the tournament in fourth. The Roadrunner teams started off the tournament strong, both winning over Colorado […]

Tennis: Men hit buzzsaw, women taste sweet victory

Metro’s women’s tennis team defeated Montana State University Billings April 14 at Gates Tennis Center. The 9-0 win was the fourth time the Lady ’Runners shutout an opponent this season. The men’s team lost 5-4. Both teams are ranked fourth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference as they head to the RMAC tournament April 20-21 […]