‘Men’s Tennis’ Category

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Men’s Tennis Begins 2015 Campaign With 8-1 Win Over St. Thomas (Fla.)

St. Thomas University in Maimi Gardens, Fla. Miami Gardens, Fla. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team picked up an 8-1 win over NAIA opponent St. Thomas University in its 2015 season-opener on Wednesday.  The Gusties earned two of three points in doubles before sweeping singles.  Gustavus’s Florida tour will come to a close on […]

 

Legendary Men’s Tennis Coach Steve Wilkinson Dies

Steve Wilkinson, longtime men’s tennis coach at Gustavus Adolphus College and founder of Tennis and Life Camps, passed away on Wednesday, January 21 at the age of 73 after courageously living with cancer for nearly seven years. Wilkinson spent 39 years (1971-2009) at the helm of the Gustavus men’s tennis program. His teams compiled 929 […]

 

Gustavus Set To Induct Nine New Members Into Athletics Hall Of Fame This Saturday

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has selected nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2014 class of inductees includes Tara Joosten Bubar ’98 (Soccer), Stephen Erickson ’99 (Golf), David Jussila ’91 (Tennis), Melissa Ring Griffith ’99 (Track & Field), Luke Schmidt ’99 (Basketball), Aaron Smith ’99 […]

 

Al-Houni, Saenz Compete At USTA/ITA National Small College Championships

Motasem Al-Houni reaches for a volley during the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships held this past week in Sumter, South Carolina. (Photo courtesy of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association). Sumter, S.C. – Gustavus men’s tennis players Motasem Al-Houni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) and Andres Saenz (So., Cancun, Mexico) competed at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships that were held […]

 

Al-Houni, Saenz To Compete On National Stage

Motasem Al-Houni and Andres Saenz competed in the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships held this past wee St. Peter, Minn. – Gustavus men’s tennis players Motasem Al-Houni (Tripoli, Libya) and Andres Saenz (Cancun, Mexico) will compete in the 2014 USTA/ITA National Small College Championships being held at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter, South Carolina The […]

 

Gusties Shine At USTA/ITA Men’s Tennis Midwest Regional

Brothers Motasem (left) and Mohanad Al-Houni congratulate one another after competing in the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional singles final. St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team turned in a successful weekend at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships held this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Swanson Tennis Center and Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex. In […]

 

Gustavus Set To Host USTA/ITA Men’s Tennis Midwest Regional Championships This Weekend

The Swanson Tennis Center and Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex will serve as headquarters for the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships this weekend. St. Peter, Minn. – Gustavus Adolphus College is set to host the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championship this weekend at the Swanson Indoor Tennis Center and the Brown Outdoor Courts. The Men’s Division III […]

 

Alumnus Eric Butorac ’03 Named President of ATP Player Council

Eric Butorac '03 has been named the President of the ATP Player Council. Release courtesy of Matt Thomas – Gustavus Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication ST. PETER, Minn. (August 25, 2014) – Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus and professional tennis player Eric Butorac ’03 has been elected by his peers to serve as the […]

 

Men’s Tennis Earns Academic Recognition From Intercollegiate Tennis Association

Skillman, New Jersey – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team was one of 48 NCAA Division III teams from across the nation to earn All-Academic Team honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) on Thursday, July 10. The Gusties also had a strong showing in the ITA’s individual accolades section of its post-season academic awards […]

 

MIAC Releases Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference Teams, 54 Gusties Honored

Majority of release courtesy of Matt Higgins – MIAC Assistant Executive Director St. Paul – The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honored the league’s top performers in athletics and in the classroom with the announcement of the 2013-14 Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference Teams. The 2013-14 season proved to be a banner year for the league, […]