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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.
This week (April 9 – 13) is the inaugural celebration of Division III Week by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Gustavus has organized a full week of activities to celebrate and highlight the College’s strong belief in the ideals of NCAA Division III athletics. A place where student-athletes can experience the full range of college [...]
Former Gustavus tennis player and current tennis professional Eric Butorac will host the First Annual Minnesota Tennis Challenge this Saturday, December 5 at the Fred Wells Tennis and Education Center in St. Paul. Butorac is bringing five of his good friends from the tour back to Minnesota for the event which will raise funds for youth development through the Fred Wells Tennis and Education Center, the Rochester Boys and Girls Club, and St. Paul Urban Tennis.
Former Gustavus men's tennis player Eric Butorac, has reached yet another milestone in his young professional career, as he has advanced to the semifinals of the mixed doubles draw at the U.S. Open. Butorac and his partner Jill Craybas, will face Liezel Huber and Jamie Murray for the chance to advance to the final on Tuesday evening (Sept. 5).
Former Gustavus tennis standout Eric Butorac, who has become one of the top doubles players on the professional tennis circuit, is taking a break from the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour, to play world team tennis for the Sacramento Capitals. Butorac was recently featured in a story in the Sacramento Bee.
Former Gustavus tennis standout Eric Butorac (Class of 2003) teamed with partner Ashley Fisher (Australia) to defeat Yves Allergo (Switzerland) and Sebastian Pietro (Argentina) 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(4), 7-5 in a first round match at The Championships at Wimbledon in London, England on Monday afternoon (Monday night in London).
Former Gustavus tennis standout Eric Butorac (Class of 2003) teamed with partner Jaime Murray (Great Britain) to defeat Oscar Hernandez (Spain) and Potito Starace (Italy) 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in a first round match at The Championships at Wimbledon in London, England on Thursday afternoon (Thursday night in London). Butorac and Murray, who are currently rated #14 in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Rankings, will now face Jonathan Erlich (Israel) and Andy Ram (Israel) on Saturday.
Eric Butorac, a 2003 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and former NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles Champion, picked up his first ever win in a Grand Slam tournament when he teamed with partner Travis Parrott to post a first round victory at the Australian Open on Thursday afternoon (Wednesday night in the United States).
Former Gustavus tennis standout Eric Butorac, who won the NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles titles in 2003 will take part in his first Grand Slam Tournament on Thursday when he opens play in the doubles tournament at the Australian Open. Butorac, who is currently rated #70 in the world in doubles will play with partner Travis Parrott, who is ranked #60 in the world in doubles.