2015-16 Men's Tennis News
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    Fagundes, Hadlich rise in ITA national rankings

    UT Tyler's Arthur Fagundes is ranked No. 11 and Vinicio Hadlich is No. 38 in the ITA Division III Men's National Singles rankings. In doubles play, Fagundes and Jose McIntyre are No. 13, while Daniel Rodriguez and Gabriel Hidalgo come in at No. 22 after a strong performance in the ITAs during the fall.

  • Friday, July 22, 2016

    @tylerpatriots10s earns ITA Academic honors

    The University of Texas at Tyler tennis programs have earned Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team honors and 17 Scholar-Athlete individual selections for their academic and athletic performances in the 2016 season.

  • Thursday, July 14, 2016

    SEASON REVIEW: UT Tyler excels throughout 2015-16 season

    Celebrate and file the 2015-16 collegiate athletic year as one of continued domination by the University of Texas at Tyler’s 17 athletic programs with two NCAA Division III national championships, a national runner-up finish, 10 NCAA postseason appearances, eight American Southwest Conference Championships, 17 ASC individual champions, nine all-Americans, four academic all-Americans, 20 all-region performers, 93 all-conference selections and 106 academic all-conference honors.

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016


    Look back on the 2015-16 season with us through social media as we reflect on a year that resulted in two national championships and an impressive list of awards and accomplishments.

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016

    @uttylerpatriots earn ASC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete

    Dominance on the courts, tracks and fields carries over to the classroom at UT Tyler and has been highlighted with Michelle Obach, Conner Benson, Krista Painter, Frankie Fischer and Raven Rodriguez earning American Southwest Conference Distinguished Scholar-Athlete honors – the most selections by any athletic program in the ASC.

  • Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    @uttylerpatriots lands 57 student-athletes on ASC Winter/Spring All-Academic Teams

  • Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Fischer, Fagundes take season-ending losses at nationals

    After a great season which resulted in at-large selections to the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships, UT Tyler’s Frankie Fischer and Arthur Fagundes had their seasons come to a close on Thursday with losses Stowe Stadium. Fagundes earned a bid to the tournament in singles and would drop a 6-2, 6-1 decision before doubles play where he and Fischer would take a 6-3, 6-2 defeat to CJ Krimbill and Louis Stuerke of Case Western Reserve.

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    Fagundes, Fischer to compete at NCAA DIII Championships

    UT Tyler freshman Arthur Fagundes and senior Frankie Fischer will compete at the NCAA Division III Tennis Individual Championships starting on Thursday at Stowe Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Fagundes is the first UT Tyler freshman to compete in doubles and singles at the national tournament, while Fischer is making his second straight trip to the tournament.

  • Saturday, May 14, 2016

    @patriotstennis falls to No. 2-ranked Stags in regional final

    The UT Tyler men’s tennis team took the defending national champions, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, to the brink but were unable to advance as the Patriots took a 5-4 loss to the No. 2-ranked Stags on Saturday at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.

  • Friday, May 13, 2016

    @patriotstennis advances in NCAA tournament

    The UT Tyler Patriots are marching on to the third round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis West Region Championship after earning a 5-3 win over No. 19 Whitman on Friday at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.

  • Thursday, May 12, 2016

    Fischer earns CoSIDA Academic All-District honors

    UT Tyler senior Frankie Fischer has earned his spot on the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District™ Men's At-Large Team for his efforts as a biology major and on the tennis court.

  • Thursday, May 12, 2016

    @patriotstennis ready for NCAA DIII West Regional

    The UT Tyler tennis programs are heading back to the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships where they will play this weekend in the Men's and Women's Tennis West Regionals at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps’ Biszantz Family Tennis Center.

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    Fischer, Fagundes selected for NCAA DIII Championships

    UT Tyler’s Arthur Fagundes and Frankie Fischer have been selected by the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Committee to compete in the doubles competition and Fagundes in singles at the 2016 NCAA DIII Tennis Championships.

  • Monday, May 9, 2016

    @patriotstennis to compete at NCAA tournament in California

    The UT Tyler tennis programs are heading to Claremont, California to compete in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships this weekend after earning automatic bids by winning the American Southwest Conference Championship tournaments.

  • Monday, May 9, 2016

    NCAA to announce tennis & softball bids on Monday

    The UT Tyler tennis and softball programs await Monday’s announcements from the NCAA on where and who they will play in next week’s regional tournaments.

  • Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    @patriotstennis dominates ASC postseason award selections

    After a season of dominating the courts, the UT Tyler Patriots have been honored with multiple awards with the release of the American Southwest Conference All-ASC Men’s Tennis Team. UT Tyler senior Daniel Budd headlines the selections after being named the ASC Most Valuable Player, while Pablo Gomez is the ASC Freshman of the Year, Arthur Fagundes the ASC Newcomer of the Year and Chris Bizot the ASC Coach of the Year.

  • Saturday, April 30, 2016

    CHAMPS: @patriotstennis wins 3rd straight #ASCtennis title

    The UT Tyler men’s tennis team has earned the eighth American Southwest Conference Championship in program history and the third straight after taking a 5-1 finals win over Texas Dallas on Saturday at the UTD Tennis Courts.

  • Friday, April 29, 2016

    @patriotstennis advances to ASC Championship finals

    The UT Tyler Patriots swept their way into the American Southwest Conference Men's Tennis Championship finals with a 5-0 semifinals win over Hardin-Simmons on Friday at Life Time Fitness.

  • Thursday, April 28, 2016

    @patriotstennis sweeps UMHB to advance to semifinals

    The UT Tyler Patriots advanced to the American Southwest Conference Men’s Tennis Championship semifinals with a 5-0 win over Mary Hardin-Baylor on Thursday in the quarterfinals at the UTD Tennis Center.

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    @patriotstennis eyes 3rd straight ASC men's tennis title

    The UT Tyler men’s tennis team will open postseason play at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday against Mary Hardin-Baylor at the American Southwest Conference Championships in Richardson at the UTD Tennis Complex.

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    Fagundes earns ASC Player of the Week

    UT Tyler freshman Arthur Fagundes has earned his second ASC Player of the Week honor for the Patriots after a strong weekend in San Antonio.

  • Saturday, April 16, 2016

    No. 32 @Patriottennis falls 5-3 to No. 19 Whitman College

    The No. 32 Patriots dropped their last regular season match against the No. 19 Whitman College at neutral sight, Texas Lutheran.

  • Friday, April 15, 2016

    McIntrye, Fagundes notch two wins for @patriotstennis against No. 12 Trinity

    The No. 32-ranked UT Tyler men’s tennis team battled to the end but took a 5-4 loss to No. 12 Trinity on Friday at the Pitman Tennis Courts.

  • Saturday, April 9, 2016

    UT Tyler tennis takes wins over ETBU, Ozarks

    *Play in the UT Tyler at ETBU women's dual match has been suspended. A makeup day has not been announced at this time.

  • Tuesday, April 5, 2016

    Elwood, McKissick earn ASC Players of the Week

    UT Tyler's Alexandra McKissick and Ryan Elwood were named American Southwest Conference Players of the Week for their work last weekend for the Patriot tennis teams.

  • Sunday, April 3, 2016

    UT Tyler takes 9-0 win at TLU to split Sunday matches

    The No. 29-ranked UT Tyler men’s tennis team split a pair of non-conference matches on Sunday after earning a 9-0 win over Texas Lutheran in Seguin after taking an 8-1 defeat to No. 13 Washington-St. Louis in a match played at Trinity University in San Antonio.

  • Saturday, April 2, 2016

    @Patriotstennis takes 5-4 loss to Gustavus Adolphus

    The No. 29-ranked UT Tyler men’s tennis team suffered its second loss of the season to No. 19 Gustavus Adolphus on Saturday at the Delavan Tennis Stadium in a 5-4 decision to start a three-match weekend for the Patriots.

  • Thursday, March 31, 2016

    Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Division III Team Rankings

    The UT Tyler women's tennis team is ranked No. 35 and the men are No. 29 in the latest ITA Tennis rankings.

  • Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    Budd, Blacketer earn ASC weekly honors

    Seniors Daniel Budd and Mary Alice Blacketer garner American Southwest Conference East Division Player of the Week honors after helping lead the tennis teams to big wins this past week. Budd and Blacketer were also named ASC POW together earlier this season after picking up the first wins of their senior year.

  • Saturday, March 26, 2016

    @patriotstennis earns non-conferene wins over Caltech

    The UT Tyler tennis programs earned a pair of non-conference wins on Saturday with the women taking an 8-1 victory over Caltech and the men earning a 6-3 win over the Beavers at the Summers Tennis Center where both team have not lost at this season.

  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016

    @patriotstennis takes losses at Redlands

    The No. 36-ranked UT Tyler women’s tennis team took its first loss of the season to No. 21 University of the Redlands while the men’s team suffered their fourth straight loss in California with a 5-4 defeat on Tuesday at the Verdieck Courts.

  • Monday, March 14, 2016

    @patriotstennis to continue California trip at Redlands

    The UT Tyler tennis teams will play the University of the Redlands on Tuesday in a pair of dual matches on the Verdieck Courts in Redlands, California.

  • Friday, March 11, 2016

    @patriotstennis drops match to defending national champ

    The UT Tyler men’s tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Friday on the first day of the Stag-Hen Invitational which was delayed and postponed due to rain. The Patriots (10-2) will resume play in California at 11 a.m. (CST) against Kenyon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.

  • Friday, March 11, 2016

    @patriotstennis to compete at Stag-Hen Invite

    The UT Tyler men's tennis team will compete at the Stag-Hen Invitational this weekend. Click the link for the tournament's home page.

  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016

    Warren, Frankie Fischer earn ASC weekly honors

    UT Tyler senior Frankie Fischer and Janae Warren have earned American Southwest Conference weekly honors after helping to lead the Patriots to three wins each last week.

  • Monday, March 7, 2016

    @patriotstennis earns non-conference win over Rhodes

    The No. 25-ranked UT Tyler doubles team of Frankie Fischer and Arthur Fagundes moved to 7-1 on the season with an 8-4 first doubles victory to highlight Monday’s action where the Patriots earned an 8-1 win over Rhodes College at the Summers Tennis Center.

  • Friday, March 4, 2016

    @patriotstennis opens ASC play with two wins

    The UT Tyler tennis programs had a perfect start to American Southwest Conference play with the men’s and women’s teams earning 9-0 victories over Louisiana College and LeTourneau on Friday at the Summers Tennis Center.

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2016

    Musngi, McIntrye earn ASC honors for @patriotstennis

    Nicole Musngi and Jose McIntrye have earned their first ASC Players of the Week honors after a strong weekend in Jackson, Mississippi.

  • Saturday, February 27, 2016

    @patriotstennis takes matches over Belhaven

    The UT Tyler women’s tennis team earned a 5-4 win over Belhaven and the men’s team swept through its nine matches against the Blazers in non-conference play on Saturday. The teams also played at Millsaps and results will be posted once received.

  • Tuesday, February 23, 2016

    Fagundes, Kuhn earn ASC Player of the Week honors

    Freshman Arthur Fagundes (Curitiba, Brazil / Uniasselvi) posted a combined four wins through singles and doubles play last week. Fagundes earned a 6-1, 6-2 first singles victory over Nick Farmen from Southwestern.

  • Saturday, February 20, 2016

    @patriotstennis earns wins over Roos, Pirates

    The UT Tyler men’s tennis team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 9-0 win over Austin College and then an 8-1 victory over Southwestern University on Saturday in a matches played at the Summers Tennis Center.

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016

    PATRIOT PRIDE: The UT Tyler Coaches Show

    PATRIOT PRIDE: The UT Tyler Coaches Show feature reports from Mike Reed, Craig McConnell, Chris Bizot, Chris Bertrand and Jamon Copeland with our host Danny Elzner. The home schedule this week includes basketball, baseball, tennis and track with softball playing on the road and golf opening up next Monday on the road also.

  • Tuesday, February 16, 2016

    @tylerpatriots10s to host Alumni Day on March 19

    It is that time of year again when we dust off the old rackets and try to bring back the old days with tennis, food, and laughs. We would love to have you all come out even if you are not playing. This includes former players, parents, players children, whole families.

  • Friday, February 12, 2016

    UT Tyler sweeps matches against TAMU-Texarkana

    The UT Tyler tennis teams swept a pair of matches against Texas A&M-Texarkana on Friday with the women earning a 9-0 win and the men taking an 8-1 victory at the Summers Tennis Center.

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016

    Budd, Blacketer earn ASC weekly honors

    Seniors Daniel Budd and Mary Alice Blacketer have garnered the honor of American Southwest Conference Player’s of the Week after impressive starts to the 2016 season and helping their teams gain early wins on the season.

  • Sunday, February 7, 2016

    UT Tyler tennis splits Sunday afternoon matches

    The UT Tyler men’s tennis team went on the road this weekend to face St. Edwards University in College Station where they played 13 matches winning seven of those and taking three of the four doubles matches.

  • Sunday, January 31, 2016

    @patriotstennis men sweep matches over Abilene opponents

    The No. 27-ranked Patriot men’s tennis team opened the season with a pair of 9-0 victories over Hardin-Simmons and McMurry on Sunday at the Summers Tennis Center, including a pair of first doubles wins by the No. 25-ranked team of Frankie Fischer and Arthur Fagundes.

  • Monday, January 25, 2016

    @patriotstennis picked to win ASC Men's Tennis East Division

    UT Tyler has been selected to win the 2016 American Southwest Conference men’s tennis East Division title after a vote of the league's head coaches. Additionally, senior Daniel Budd and freshman Arthur Fagundes were named to the ASC Men’s Tennis Preseason Players to Watch list which spotlights 24 players coming into the season.

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015

    Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings

  • Sunday, September 27, 2015

    Elwood, Puckey go from qualifiers to doubles finals

    UT Tyler’s Ryan Elwood and Jack Puckey battled their way into the tournament through a doubles qualifying match and then went on a ride that took them to the finals on Sunday at the USTA/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southwest Region Championships.

  • Saturday, September 26, 2015

    Budd, Fagundes advance to 'A' Singles semifinals

    UT Tyler’s Daniel Budd and Arthur Fagundes have advanced to the semifinals where they will play at 8 a.m. on Sunday for the right to play each other in the finals of the “A” Singles at the USTA/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southwest Region Championships.

  • Friday, September 25, 2015

    #uttylermtennis singles players advance at ITA Regionals

    Weather has caused delays throughout Friday at the USTA/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Men’s Southwest Region Championships but not before UT Tyler’s Daniel Budd, Arthur Fagundes, Ryan Elwood, Joe Fischer and Alex Free advanced in singles play at the Butch Newman Tennis Center on Trinity University’s campus.