‘Men’s Tennis’ Category
Six Gustavus Adolphus College men’s tennis players were named to the All-MIAC Team that was announced Tuesday by the conference office. Senior Andres Saenz (Cancun, Mexico), and sophomores Zach Ekstein (Eagan, Minn.) and Mohanad Alhouni (Tripoli, Libya) were each named to the All-Conference singles and doubles teams, while senior Mitch Elofson (St. Peter, Minn.) and sophomore Gabe Steinwand (Moorhead, Minn.) were named to the singles squad, and sophomore Tommy Entwistle (Sioux Falls, S.D.) was named to the doubles team. In addition, Coach Tommy Valentini earned the Steve Wilkinson Coach of the Year honor for the third time in his seven seasons at the helm of his alma mater, and Steinwand was named the conference’s Elite 22 winner, which honors the individual with the highest GPA at the MIAC Playoff Championship site.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's tennis teams begin their NCAA Tournament journeys this Thursday and Saturday. The women's team will travel to Whitewater, Wis. for their first round matchup with Wheaton College on Thursday at 4 p.m., while the men will head to Chicago and will play their first match against Coe College on Saturday at 10 a.m.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s tennis team secured its sixth consecutive and ninth overall MIAC Playoff Championship with a 5-0 victory over Carleton College on Sunday afternoon at the Brown Outdoor Courts. The Gusties cruised to three doubles wins before earning the playoff crown with wins at the No. 3 and No. 4 singles positions.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s tennis team began postseason play with a -- victory over Saint John's University in the MIAC Playoff Semifinals played Friday afternoon at the Swanson Tennis Center. The Gusties earned all three doubles points before taking -- of -- singles matches.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's tennis teams are set to host the MIAC Playoff Semifinals this afternoon and Friday afternoon at the Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex. The women, seeded No. 2, host No. 3-seeded University of St. Thomas on Thursday at 3:30 p.m., while the men, seeded No. 1, host No. 4-seeded Saint John's University on Friday at 3:30 p.m. Both matches will have live scoring available for fans wishing to follow the action.
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.