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After claiming its unparalleled 24th consecutive MIAC regular season title last Saturday, the Gustavus men’s tennis team is prepared to make another run through the conference playoffs this weekend with hopes of reaching the NCAA Championships. The 20th-ranked Gusties have benefitted from strong play throughout their lineup and that is undoubtedly true at the No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles positions. Sophomore Mya Smith-Dennis had an outstanding final month of the regular season and for his efforts, the Office of Sports Information has named Smith-Dennis Male Student-Athlete of the Month for April, presented by Thrivent Financial.
The Gustavus men's tennis team claimed its unprecedented 24th consecutive MIAC regular season title Saturday with a 9-0 shutout over St. Olaf in St. Peter, Minn. The victory completes Gustavus' 27th straight undefeated season within MIAC play at 9-0 and an 18-7 overall record. St. Olaf falls to 14-3 overall and 7-2 in league play.
The Gustavus men’s tennis team completed a weekend sweep of its two MIAC opponents after defeating the University of St. Thomas 9-0 Sunday morning in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties shut out Carleton on Saturday as well. The win over the Tommies improves the Three Crowns to 17-7 overall as they maintain their undefeated mark in the MIAC at 8-0. St. Thomas falls to 10-4 overall and 6-2 in conference play.
to MIAC action Saturday at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minn. with a 9-0 shutout over Carleton. The 20th-ranked Gusties improve to 16-7 overall and 7-0 in the MIAC, while the Knights end an eight-match win streak and drop their first conference match at 18-4 overall and 6-1 in the MIAC.
The 20th-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team ended a three-match losing streak Sunday in Pleasant Valley, Wis. by defeating Kalamazoo College 8-1. The Gusties improve to 15-7 with the win, while the Hornets fall to 7-10.
Claremont, Calif. - The Gustavus men’s tennis team concluded its training trip to California with an 8-1 loss to No. 8 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Friday afternoon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center. CMS improves to 12-6 overall with the win, while Gustavus returns to Minnesota at 15-5 overall. Gustavus’ lone win of the match came at [...]
The No. 24 Gustavus men’s tennis team kicked off its training trip to California with a 5-4 victory over No. 20 Whittier College on Tuesday afternoon in Whittier, California. Despite dropping two points in the doubles competition, the Gusties battled back with four wins in singles to earn their ninth-straight victory. Gustavus improves to 14-4 [...]
The Gustavus men’s tennis team improved its win streak to five with a pair of victories over the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 9-0, and Augustana College (S.D.), 8-1, Saturday in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties move to 10-4 overall on the season, while UW-Eau Claire falls to 10-3 and Augustana drops to 3-2.
The Gustavus men’s tennis team performed at a dominant level last Saturday with clean sweeps over Elmhurst, 9-0, and Grinnell, 9-0, at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minn. At the forefront of that dominance was junior Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn.), winning at the No. 1 singles and doubles spots against each team. For his outstanding play, Donkena has been named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week.
The Gustavus men’s tennis team fell to another nationally ranked squad Saturday in St. Peter, Minn., this time to eighth-ranked Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 6-3 in an ITA National Indoor Consolation Semifinal match. The Gusties fall to 5-4 on the season, while the Sagehens improve to 1-2.