Entries tagged with ‘Joey MacGibbon’
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.
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, which was rated #6 in the most recent ITA Central Region poll, lost to Kalamazoo College, which was rated #9 in the region by the score of 5-4 in Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon.