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Men’s tennis aims for the top

American River College's Paul Bhatia returns a ball during a nn-conference game against De Anza College on Feb. 24 at ARC. Bhatia and ARC are looking to win its eigth straight conference championship and third straight NorCal title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

March 2, 2018

While a good start is always nice, it’s the end result that matters the most. And that’s the approach American River College’s men’s tennis team is taking this season. The team has established itself as a tennis powerhouse by winning the last six Big 8 conference championships, winning its...

ARC tennis player wins prestigious Arthur Ashe Award

Tennis Player Cody Duong prepares for a practice session at American River College. (Photo by Lily Rodriguez Drake)

Lily Rodriguez Drake

December 6, 2017

Focused and undeterred by the incessant heat one October afternoon, tennis player Cody Duong sends the ball over the net with a resounding hit of his racket. Duong stands out amongst his teammates by his intensity and passion prominent throughout the practice. This year, Duong was chosen by ...

NorCal Champion men’s tennis team looks towards another successful season

American River College’s Cody Duong prepares to return the ball during a scrimmage match against Holy Names University on Jan. 29, 2017 at ARC. Duong is one of two returners from last season as ARC look to retain their NorCal Title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

February 1, 2017

American River College’s men’s tennis team look prepared for the start of the 2017 season and prepared to defend their 2016 NorCal title. After finishing last season with a 10-0 record in conference play and clinching a fifth consecutive Big 8 title, the Beavers beat Foothill College 5-2 to wi...

ARC men’s tennis team finishes season at 17-4

American River College's TJ Aukland prepares to swing at a ball during a game against Santa Rosa Junior College on March 15, 2016 at ARC. Aukland and his partner Cody Duong won the game 8-1.(Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 28, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team closed out its season with a 17-4 record, including a flawless 10-0 in conference and bringing home the Big 8 Conference championship and the NorCal Championship. The Beavers only dropped a total of eight matches throughout the Big 8, earning them th...

Men’s Tennis fall short in State Championship game

American River College men's tennis players Alex Meliuk (front) and Seppi Capaul (back) play a doubles match during the NorCal Semifinals against Chabot on April 12, 2016. ARC won the match 5-0 and moved on to the next round of playoffs. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Mack Ervin III

April 21, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team ended their season yesterday with a loss to Irvine Valley College in the state championship, by the score of 5-1. Seppi Capaul and Alex Meliuk got the team’s only win in a doubles match against Irvine Valley’s Sam Cohen and Javi Callejo, with a sco...

Men’s tennis team crowned NorCal Champions

The American River College men's tennis team pose for a picture after beating Foothill College 5-2 to become NorCal Champions on April 16, 2016 at ARC. This team was the first NorCal Champions from ARC since 1966. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 19, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team avenged last year’s loss to Foothill College by winning 5-2 on Saturday to clinch the NorCal tennis championship, the school’s first title since 1966. The No. 1 ranked Beavers entered the match undefeated in tournament play, but were in for a cha...

Men’s Tennis faces NorCal Finals rematch vs. Foothill

American River College's Seppi Capaul returns a ball during a match against Trevor Samuda of Chabot College on April 12, 2016 at ARC. Capaul won his match 6-1, 6-3. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 13, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team is set to play in a rematch of last year’s NorCal Regional Title game against No. 2 ranked Foothill College on Saturday after defeating No. 5 ranked Chabot on Wednesday. ARC is looking for its first NorCal Title in 50 years, dating back to 1966 when the t...

Men’s Tennis aims for Big 8 conference sweep

American River College men's tennis player TJ Aukland jumps up to return the ball during practice on Mar. 30, 2016 at ARC. The team will be traveling to Santa Rosa this Thursday for the BIG 8 North Conference Tournament. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

March 30, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team is preparing to close out the regular season with the BIG 8 North Conference Tournament this Thursday in Santa Rosa, California. These will be the last singles matches of the season for ARC, and will decide if they can take the singles and doubles BIG ...

Men’s Tennis close out regular home season with win

American River College teammates Cody Duong (left) and TJ Aukland (right) talk in between points during a game against Santa Rosa Junior College on March 15, 2016 at ARC. Duong and Aukland won the game 8-1. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

March 16, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team finished the regular home season undefeated with a 9-0 win over Santa Rosa Junior College on Tuesday. While the team is virtually assured of getting another home game at some stage in the playoffs, for now they will only be able to practice at ARC. ...

Men’s Tennis continues dominance with doubleheader win over Solano

American River College's Cody Duong hits a ball during a game against Solano College on March 8, 2016 at ARC. Duong won his game 6-3, 3-0. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

March 10, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team continued its dominant run by turning in two shutout performances over Solano College on Tuesday to improve their record to 9-0 on the season. The team played a doubleheader in order to make up for a game from Feb. 19 at Solano that was rained out and...

Sports preview rally recognizes athlete achievements

American River College's women's softball team is recognized for the team's various achievements, during the ARC athletics season preview on Friday.
(Photo by Tyler Jackson)

Matthew Peirson

January 24, 2016

American River College’s Athletics Department held a season preview rally Friday spotlighting the 2015 season for fall sports teams and previewing the spring sports season. The rally included recognition of academic achievements for all student athletes who achieved a 3.0 GPA or better during the f...

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