‘Men’s Tennis’ Category
The biggest match of the MIAC men's tennis regular season happened Saturday, when the league's two undefeated teams squared off. Gustavus and star sophomore Mohanad Alhouni (Tripoli, Libya) emerged with an 8-1 win over Carleton to claim the conference title and continue a remarkable run of MIAC success, with Alhouni leading the way with wins at both No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles. For his performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Alhouni Tuesday with his fourth MIAC Men's Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week award of the 2016 season.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team earned its 28th straight MIAC Regular Season Championship with an 8-1 victory over Carleton College on Saturday afternoon at the Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex. The Gusties finish their 2016 regular season with an overall record of 22-7 and an MIAC mark of 9-0. With the win, Gustavus locks down the No. 1 seed in the MIAC Playoffs and will host the winner of the No. 4 versus No. 5 seed matchup in the semifinal round on Friday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m. in St. Peter.
The Gustavus Adolphus College tennis teams each compete against MIAC opponents on Saturday, with the men hosting Carleton College on Saturday at 2 p.m. and the women heading to St. Joseph, Minn. for a matchup with the College of Saint Benedict at 1 p.m. Both squads enter Saturday's matches undefeated in the conference, with the men at 8-0 and women at 7-0. A win over Carleton would guarantee the men their 28th consecutive MIAC Regular Season Championship and also clinch it the No. 1 seed in the upcoming conference playoffs.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team earned two non-conference victories on Sunday morning, including a 7-2 defeat of nationally-ranked No. 37 Kalamazoo College in Elkhorn, Wis. and the other a 9-0 win over Bethany Lutheran College at the Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex. With the pair of wins, the Gusties move to 21-7 overall heading into their final regular season match next Saturday.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision to No. 5 University of Chicago on Saturday afternoon at West Bend High School. The loss drops the Gusties to 19-7 overall, including a 3-6 mark against nationally-ranked foes.
The Gustavus Adolphus College tennis teams are both back in action this weekend with multiple competitive matches and plenty at stake. The men's team heads to the Milwaukee area for matches against fellow nationally-ranked foes No. 5 University of Chicago on Saturday and No. 37 Kalamazoo College on Sunday. Meanwhile, the women's squad takes on St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. on Saturday, and returns home Sunday to face defending MIAC Playoff Champion and conference rival University of St. Thomas.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team remained perfect in MIAC play on Saturday, as it took down Macalester 7-2 and Hamline 9-0 in matches played at Lifetime Fitness, Lakeville. With the wins, the Gusties are now 19-6 overall and 8-0 in the conference.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team earned an 8-1 victory over St. Olaf College on Friday evening at the Owatonna Tennis Center. With the win, the Gusties move to 17-6 overall and 6-0 in the MIAC.
After several weeks of competing against top regional and national non-conference competition, the Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's tennis teams return to MIAC play this weekend. Both teams play each of their three matches on the road, as the men take on St. Olaf on Friday and are back in action Saturday with matches against Hamline and Macalester. The women take on Macalester and St. Kate's on Saturday and return to competition on Sunday against Saint Mary's.
Gustavus Adolphus College tennis players Mohanad Alhouni (So., Tripoli, Libya) and Michaela Schulz (Jr., Elk River, Minn.) were honored Tuesday as the MIAC's Tennis Athletes of the Week as voted on by the league's sports information directors.