The Lion's Roar

Hayes reflects on 16 years in tennis

Jason Hayes, head coach of tennis, left, and Katya Cornejo, a sophomore international student on the tennis team, right, take a break during practice. Hayes has been coaching tennis for 16 years and has eight Coach of the Year Awards.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019

In 16 years of coaching the Lady Lions, Jason Hayes, head coach of tennis, secured eight Coach of the Year awards. In addition, Hayes represented the university at the NCAA and coached internationally. At the university, Hayes’ current record sits at 312-231. “I’ve never pursued anything for m...

Lion nation stretches around the world

Katya Cornejo, Putri Insani, Ximena Yanez and Bernadette Dornieden are international student-athletes on the tennis team. They enjoy the motivation they receive from their head coach.

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2018

The university is home to over 250 international students from over 70 different countries who contribute to the diversity on campus. Of these international students, many play sports and represent the university. The nationality of these students range from Mexican to German. The tennis team is a...