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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.
The Gustavus men's tennis team earned an automatic berth to the NCAA Championship by winning the 2012 MIAC Playoff Title with impressive wins over St. Thomas, 5-1 in the semifinals, and Carleton, 5-0 in the championship match on Saturday night in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties defended last year’s playoff title, improving to 20-7, and achieved their fifth MIAC postseason championship since the tournament began in 2007.
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 concluded its 2012 regular season campaign with an 8-1 victory over Luther College Sunday at the Brown Outdoor Courts in St. Peter, Minn. The 20th-ranked Gusties end the regular season with a 19-7 overall record, while the Norse fall to 21-6.
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.