Men’s Tennis Continues Home Stretch Hosting Three On Saturday

Posted on March 11th, 2017 by

Match Information:
Date: Saturday, March 11
Time: 8:30 a.m. | 11 a.m. | 6:30 p.m.
Opponents: St. Olaf | Saint Mary’s | Luther
Location: St. Peter, Minn. | Swanson Tennis Center
Live Coverage: Watch Live – Court 1 | Court 2 | Court 3 | Court 4 | Court 5 | Court 6

ST. PETER, Minn. – The No. 23-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team is set to host three matches Saturday at Swanson Tennis Center versus St. Olaf College, Saint Mary’s University, and Luther College. The Gusties (11-2 overall, 3-0 MIAC) will take on Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foes St. Olaf (0-4 overall, 0-2 MIAC) at 8:30 a.m. and Saint Mary’s (6-3 overall, 0-2 MIAC) at 11 a.m. before hosting Luther (5-1 overall) at 6:30 p.m.

GUSTAVUS MEN’S TENNIS PAGE

ST. OLAF MEN’S TENNIS PAGE

SAINT MARY’S MEN’S TENNIS PAGE

LUTHER MEN’S TENNIS PAGE

Last time out: Last Saturday, the Gusties picked up their 10th and 11th straight victories at Swanson Tennis Center, defeating the No. 17-ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 8-1 and Macalester College 9-0. They were led by a perfect 4-0 day from Mohanad Alhouni (Jr., Tripoli, Libya). First, Alhouni won 6-3, 6-4 at No. 1 singles and 8-4 at No. 1 doubles to take down UW-Whitewater. Then, the team earned a 9-0 MIAC sweep of Macalester, with Alhouni contributing a No. 1 singles win by the score of 8-3 as he avenged a 2016 singles loss against the Scot’s Josh Doyle at No. 1 singles (6-2, retired). Alhouni is now 18-3 in singles play and 13-5 in doubles play in 2016-17, and this marks his second MIAC Athlete-of-the-Week award of 2017 after also winning on Feb. 7.

 

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