Men’s Tennis Advances to NCAA Third Round with 5-1 Victory

Posted on May 6th, 2023 by


SAINT PETER, Minn. — The Gustavus men’s tennis team defeated No. 23 UW-Whitewater 5-1 to advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament. The Gusties and the Warhawks are familiar foes, as Gustavus defeated Whitewater 5-3 earlier this season. The Gusties brought the same energy to the second round NCAA matchup, sweeping the doubles competition 3-0 and getting wins in the No. 5 and No. 6 singles to seal the victory.

Marco Siviero (So., Sao Miguel de Oeste, Brazil) and Sourabh Terakanambi (Sr., Apple Valley) led the way, getting an 8-4 victory to start the day off, winning their fourth straight doubles competition for a season record of 18-6. Alex Budde (Sr., Menomonee Falls, Wis.) and partner Gage Gohl (Fy., Sioux Falls, S.D.) picked up a victory of 8-5 in the No. 2 spot, before Nick Aney (Sr., Rochester) and Daniel Fouchier (Sr., Nootdorp Netherlands) clinched the doubles sweep with an 8-4 win of their own.

In the singles, Budde secured the fourth point for the Gusties, getting wins of 6-3 and 6-1 in the No. 5 singles, while Rafael Costa (So., Sao Paulo, Brazil) closed the match out with a 6-3, 6-4 win in the No. 6 spot.

The Gusties, now 25-10, will face the winner of Grinnell College and University of Chicago Sunday at noon.


1. Nick Aney/Daniel Fouchier (GACM) def. Luke VanDonslear/John Zakowski (UWWM) 8-4
2. Alex Budde/Gage Gohl (GACM) def. Cole Lindwall/Tyler Nelson (UWWM) 8-5
3. Marco Siviero/Sourabh Terakanambi (GACM) def. Payton Adkisson/Josh Baldwin (UWWM) 8-4


1. John Zakowski (UWWM) def. Nick Aney (GACM) 6-1, 6-1
2. Marco Siviero (GACM) vs. Luke VanDonslear (UWWM) 7-6, 1-0, unfinished
3. Daniel Fouchier (GACM) vs. Cole Lindwall (UWWM) 4-6, 6-0, unfinished
4. Josh Christensen (GACM) vs. Tyler Nelson (UWWM) 6-4, 5-2, unfinished
5. Alex Budde (GACM) def. Will Ulrich (UWWM) 6-3, 6-1
6. Rafael Costa (GACM) def. Andrew Dumbauld (UWWM) 6-3, 6-4

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