1899-Listed athletic activities include baseball, tennis, croquet, and basketball (catalog)
1902- Photo of campus diversions
1926--Tennis Association formed; becomes "organized" sport (Picket April 1926)
1947--Tennis courts still behind Knutti (photo)
1961--Coed tennis intramurals started (Picket May 1961)
1972: Men's tennis team photo in Cohongoroota (college yearbook)
1980: Men's and women's tennis teams have recruitment brochures
1990: New Wellness Center has indoor tennis courts
2020: Sports suspended due to coronavirus pandemic (noted in 2020 Senior Spotlight biography)
On The Court: Tennis at Shepherd 1899-2020
This summer term's display focuses on one of the oldest sports played at Shepherd: tennis. It, along with baseball and basketball, happens to be listed as an athletic activity in 1899.
Below, photographs of sections of the display have been taken and posted.
Left Side of the Display Case
(from the front of the case to the back)
Right Side of the Display Case
(from the back of the display case to the front)
Center of Display
(from the back to the front)
Front of Display Case
Shepherd Athletics Department has news, rosters, and other information about the Rams' men's and women's conference-level sports, several of which are thought of as "summer" sports, including baseball, softball, golf, soccer and tennis.
[Records] Shepherd College Athletic Association: includes a baseball team contract
A Year in the News by Office of Relations 1982-1983
Cohongoroota (college yearbook), the Sports or Athletics sections