‘Men’s Tennis’ Category

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Ekstein Earns MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete Of The Week Honor

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its Athlete of the Week award winner for men’s tennis on Tuesday and Gustavus’s Zach Ekstein (Sr., Eagan, Minn.) was honored with the distinction, the second of his career.

Men’s Tennis Upsets No. 3 Chicago 6-3

Six days after suffering a shutout loss to the No. 6-ranked team in the country, the No. 8-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team upset No. 3 Chicago 6-3 Friday night in a rematch of last season’s NCAA Central Region championship. The Gusties are now 16-8 overall and 7-2 against Division III nationally ranked teams.

Men’s Tennis Falls At No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

In a battle of top-10 ranked Division III men’s tennis teams, No. 8 Gustavus came out on the short end of a 9-0 decision at No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday. The loss drops the Gusties' overall record to 15-8 as they conclude their California spring break trip.

Men’s Tennis Splits Pair Of Matches Against Ranked Teams

The No. 8 Gustavus men’s tennis team split a pair of matches as a split squad Friday. The top team defeated No. 33 Lewis & Clark 8-1 and the second team lost to NAIA No. 14 Westmont 9-0, moving their overall record to 15-7.

Men’s Tennis Tops No. 12 Pomona-Pitzer 8-1

In a matchup of top-12 nationally ranked teams and the No. 2 ranked squads in their respective regions, the No. 8 Gustavus men’s tennis team put together a convincing 8-1 victory at No. 12 Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday night. A split squad lost 6-3 against Hope International, moving the Gusties’ record to 14-6 overall.

Entwistle Earns MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete Of The Week

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its Athlete of the Week award winner for men’s tennis on Tuesday and Gustavus’s Tommy Entwistle (Jr., Sioux Falls, S.D.) was honored with the distinction.

Men’s Tennis Wins Three Matches, Highlighted By 5-4 Victory Over No. 9 WashU

The No. 7-ranked Gustavus men's tennis team won all three of its matches Saturday to improve to 13-5 overall and 4-0 in the MIAC. The Gusties defeated Bethel 8-1 and Augustana (S.D.) 6-3 at the Swanson Tennis Center, while the top squad beat No. 9-ranked Washington University-St. Louis 5-4 at the Kings Point Sports Club.

Saturday’s Men’s Tennis Match At Saint John’s Postponed

The Gustavus men's tennis match against Saint John's scheduled for Saturday is postponed due to the Sta-Fit dome in Sartell, Minn. collapsing from last week's heavy snowfall. A makeup date will be announced soon. The Gusties next play on March 24 as a split squad. The Black and Gold hosts Augustana and Bethel, while a second squad travels to Washington University-St. Louis. 

Alhouni Named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete Of The Week

Gustavus men's tennis student-athlete Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) won both of his doubles matches and split his singles at the No. 1 spot, as the Gusties lost 4-3 at Division I UW-Green Bay and then defeated No. 40-ranked UW-Whitewater 8-1. Alhouni took his Division I singles opponent to three sets in his first loss in more than a month, and rebounded the next day with a decisive 6-1, 6-2 win. Alhouni and doubles partner Patrick Whaling (Jr., Manikob Sabot, Va.) won both of their matches over the weekend, starting with a 6-4 decision against a D-I opponent last Saturday. For his performance, Alhouni was named MIAC Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

Men’s Tennis Tops UW-Whitewater 8-1

After a slim one-point loss to a Division I team Saturday, the No. 10-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team rebounded Sunday with a decisive 8-1 win over No. 40-ranked UW-Whitewater. The Gusties’ lone loss came in doubles play as they swept in singles to improve to 10-5 overall.