‘Men’s Tennis’ Category
Gustavus men’s tennis players Amrik Donkena (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis (So., Savage, Minn.) finished second at the NCAA Doubles Championships on Saturday afternoon in Cary, N.C. The Gusties, who were seeded No. 1 in the tournament, lost to Luis Rattenhuber and Austin Chafetz of Amherst 6-4, 5-7, 3-6 in the championship match.
The top-seeded doubles team of Gustavus’ Amrik Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis reached the semifinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championships on Friday in Cary, N.C. The Gusties defeated Matt Bettles and Rob Crampton of Bates in a second set tiebreak 6-1, 7-6 (8-6).
Gustavus men’s tennis players Amrik Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis both lost their singles match-ups in the first round of the NCAA Championships on Thursday morning in Cary, N.C., but bounced back as teammates with a close victory in the doubles draw. The top-seeded duo advances to the second round, which starts at 2:00 p.m. EST on Friday.
Cary, North Carolina - Gustavus Adolphus tennis players Amrik Donkena (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis (So., Savage, Minn.) are set to compete in the NCAA Individual Men’s Tennis Championship Tournament of both the singles and doubles draw. Both the singles and doubles tournaments will begin on Thursday, May 24 and will be held at [...]
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) posts a weekly feature story each Friday titled “MIAC Friday Feature.” And this week’s feature highlights the collegiate and professional tennis career of former Gustavus standout Eric Butorac `03.
The Gustavus men’s tennis team ended its season Sunday afternoon in Whitewater, Wis., falling to 15th-ranked Washington University in St. Louis 5-0 in an NCAA Division III Regional title match. Washington advances to the eight-team championship series with a 17-6 record, while the Gusties end their campaign at 22-8 – the most wins in a season during head coach Tommy Valentini’s three years at the helm.
Whitewater, Wis. – The Gustavus men’s tennis team earned a 5-1 victory over UW-Whitewater in the second round the NCAA Championship Tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Wangerin Tennis Courts. With the win, Gustavus moves on to face the University of Washington-St. Louis in the regional final at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 13. Washington [...]
After breezing through the MIAC Playoffs last weekend, the Gustavus men’s tennis team is prepared to compete at the 2012 NCAA Division III Championship on Saturday in Whitewater, Wis. The Gusties received a first round bye and will face the winner between the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Concordia-Wisconsin on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its 2012 Men’s Tennis Awards on Tuesday and three Gustavus players garnered All-Conference in both singles and doubles. Junior Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn.) and sophomores Juan Luis Chu (Lima, Peru) and Mya Smith-Dennis (Savage, Minn.) were selected by a vote of the league’s coaches as representatives on the 2012 All-MIAC singles and doubles teams.
Gustavus sophomore Joey MacGibbon has been named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week for his contributions to Gustavus’ MIAC Playoff title this past weekend. The Gusties defeated St. Thomas in the semifinals 5-1 and Carleton in the championship match 5-0, and MacGibbon claimed two victories at No. 3 doubles and one at No. 5 singles.