‘Men’s Tennis’ Category

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Gustavus Set To Host 2015 ITA National Indoor Championship

TOURNAMENT PREVIEW Gustavus Adolphus College is set to host the 15th annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Division III Indoor Championship at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minnesota. Eight of the top 15 teams in NCAA Division III men’s tennis will square off to determine the 2015 ITA National Indoor Champion.  Gustavus is […]


Men’s Tennis Kicks Of Home Schedule With Wins Over Augustana And UW-Eau Claire

The Gustavus men's tennis team kicked off its home schedule with a pair of wins over Augustana and UW-Eau Claire on Saturday morning in the Swanson Tennis Center. St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team picked up its first two wins on Minnesota soil Saturday morning with non-conference victories over Augustana College […]


Tommy Valentini And Brad Entwistle On Tap For The Gustie Spotlight This Weekend

St. Peter, Minn. – Gustavus Adolphus heads men’s tennis coach Tommy Valentini and senior Brad Entwistle (Sioux Falls, S.D.) highlight this weekend’s edition of the Gustie Spotlight on KNUJ AM 860.  Valentini and Entwistle discuss the start of the 2015 tennis season and the upcoming ITA Indoor Championship being held at the Swanson Tennis Center […]


Men’s Tennis Concludes South Beach Trip With Losses To Northwood And Barry

Northwood University and Barry University is southeast Florida. St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team capped its season-opening trip to southeast Florida with a pair of losses to NAIA Northwood University and Division II Barry University on Friday, Feb. 6. The Gusties fell 6-3 to the Seahawks at Gaines Park in West […]


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 […]