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Video Highlights From Day 3 Of the NCAA Championships

Gustavus student Jessie Doig is doing a video recap of each day at the championships. Jessie’s piece includes highlights of matches during the day and interviews with coaches and players. Watch the Video

Video Highlights From Day 2 of the NCAA Championships

Gustavus student Jessie Doig is doing a video recap of each day at the championships. Jessie’s piece includes highlights of matches during the day and interviews with coaches and players. Watch the Video

Three Seeds Left In Singles And Doubles

Seeded players continued to fall in the second round of the singles competition of the 2008 NCAA Championships. Bowdoin’s Kristen Raymond knocked off sixth-seeded Marissa Lin of the University of Chicago in the second round 6-0, 6-1. Grace Baljon of Williams lost the first set to seventh-seeded Gab Carvalho of the University of the South […]

First Round Completed, Two More Seeds Fall

Round one of the singles competition was finally completed at 1:15 p.m., and two more seeds fell during the round. Nicole Pontee of Vassar College came from behind to defeat #8-seed Becky Morse-Karzen of the University of Mary Washington 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. Meghan McCooey of Tufts University displayed her mental toughness after dropping the first […]

Two Tight Matches Just Completed In First Round

As the wind speed increased, so did the intensity level of two matches in the first round. Leslie Hansen of MIT pulled off the first upset of the NCAA Singles Championships by defeating #3-seed Jordan Hook of Wheaton College (Illinois) in a tight 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4) match. Julia Browne of Tufts outlasted Janelle Arita […]

First Round Singles Action Underway

The first round of singles play is underway at the 2008 NCAA Women’s Tennis Individual Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Matches are being played on all 12 courts as the top 32 tennis players in Division III are showcasing their skills. It is a beautiful day with a light breeze and […]

Williams Claims NCAA Title In 5-4 Thriller Over Washington and Lee

The third-ranked Williams Ephs claimed the 2008 NCAA Team Championship in a thrilling 5-4 decision over the defending team champion Washington and Lee Generals on Thursday afternoon on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. This is the third team title for Williams, and its first since winning back-to-back titles in 2001 […]

Denison Claims Third Place With 5-2 Win Over Pomona-Pitzer

The Denison University Big Red claimed third place at the NCAA Championships by defeating the Sagehens from Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 5-2 on Thursday at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Denison led 2-1 after the completion of doubles matches, and won three of the next four singles matches to record its highest NCAA finish in […]

Singles and Doubles Draws Announced

Pairings for the singles and doubles team championships were announced today.  Both brackets can be found on the NCAA Web site.  Gustavus Adolphus College will host the individual championships May 16-18, which will be held at the Swanson Tennis Center in Saint Peter, Minnesota.In the 2007 championship finals of the singles tournament, DePauw’s Liz Bondi […]

Washington and Lee Advances To NCAA Title Match With 5-1 Win Over Denison

Washington and Lee University advanced to the NCAA Championship match after defeating Denison University 5-1 on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. The top-ranked Generals, who are currently undefeated at 28-0, have not lost to a Division III opponent since March 31, 2007 when Williams beat Washington and Lee […]