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Ball State reaches .500 in MAC play after win over Binghamton

“Even though their (Binghamton) record is not good, they have good players. Everybody has good players,” Richards said. “It’s the kind of match every coach worries about. But our guys handled it really well. I was not only pleased with the way we played, but what our mentality was.” 

Ball State earns first win of MAC campaign over Northern Illinois

After Ball State men’s tennis dropped their opening Mid-American Conference (MAC) matchup against Western Michigan Friday, head coach Bill Richards had one message for his team: “How you come back from a loss really defines you as a player, defines you as a coach, defines you as a team,” Richards said. Sunday, the Cardinals (9-6, 1-2 MAC) responded with a 5-2 win over the Northern Illinois Huskies (11-4, 3-1 MAC). Coming in, the team knew what was at stake after their 0-2 start. 

Ball State drops to 0-2 in MAC play after loss versus Western Michigan

The MAC men’s tennis championship runs through Western Michigan (7-6, 3-0). They’ve won four consecutive regular season championships, with their only loss during that time coming to the Cardinals last year. Ball State (8-6, 0-2) had opportunities to win certain points, but the championship pedigree of the Broncos came through. 

Cardinals dominate double-header and extend win streak to seven

Ball State women’s tennis (8-2) is hitting its stride as the end of non-conference play draws near. Since the loss at home to James Madison on Feb. 3, the Cardinals have stayed the course to put together this win streak which stands at seven matches after Sunday’s wins in their doubleheader. 

Cardinals continue winning ways, top Dayton 5-2

Ball State Men’s tennis is stringing together a winning streak as conference play nears. Wednesday was their fourth win in a row and it came against the Dayton Flyers (7-6, 0-0) in a dominating performance. Head coach Bill Richards put some players in different situations, as the lineups were shuffled around but the Cardinals (7-3, 0-0) didn’t miss a beat.

Cardinals earn second sweep in as many days over Oakland

After sweeping Western Kentucky on Saturday, Ball State women’s tennis put together another unblemished performance against Oakland (0-4) on Sunday, winning 7-0. The Cardinals (6-2) used this weekend to get everyone on the roster involved. It was a common theme across both matches. On Saturday, second-year Ella Hazelbaker made her first start of the season at third doubles with fourth-year Amy Kaplan. Today, the pair moved up to the first doubles slot and picked up right where they left off, winning 6-3. a

Cardinals collect sweep versus Western Kentucky

Saturday, the Ball State Women’s Tennis got a contribution from everyone. In a 7-0 sweep over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (6-3, 0-0), the Cardinals showed just how deep of a team they are.