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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...

Belarus under-16 men’s national tennis champion comes to play for ARC

American River College men's tennis player Alex Meliuk looks to return the ball during one of his matches at the NorCal Semifinals against Chabot on April 12, 2016 at American River College. Meliuk left Belarus at age 19 to come to the United States for more opportunities. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

April 15, 2016

The trip from Belarus to Sacramento is over 5,000 miles, and American River College tennis player Alex Meliuk made that trip last year to start a new life in the United States and create more opportunities for himself. “Life there is different, there are more opportunities here,” Meliuk said....

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. ...

ARC men’s tennis team continues to roll with shutout victory over Folsom Lake

American River College's Alix Meliuk returns a serve from Folsom Lake College's Sean Alves during their match on Feb. 20, 2016 at AR. The Beavers won the match 9 to 0. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Mack Ervin III

February 22, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team shows no signs of slowing down following its 9-0 shutout of Folsom Lake College on Saturday. The win puts the team’s overall record at 4-0 on the season and comes on the heels of a win at the Modesto Junior College Tournament, a first for the progra...

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