‘Men’s Tennis’ Category
Gustavus tennis players Mohanad Alhouni (So., Tripoli, Libya) and Lizzy Stanczyk (Sr., Plymouth, Wis.) have swept the MIAC weekly awards as the Athletes-of-the-Week for their performances at the Stag-Hen Invite and Trinity University Invite, respectively.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team continued its string of competition against nationally-ranked opponents on Saturday, splitting matches with No. 6 Case Western Reserve and No. 26 University of Texas at Tyler. The Gusties fell to Case 6-3 on Saturday morning before taking down UT-Tyler 5-4 later Saturday afternoon. The split brings the Gusties to 12-3 overall and concludes their competition in the Stag-Hen Invite being played at Claremont-Mudd Scripps.
Taking on its third nationally-ranked opponent in the past five days, the Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team dropped a 7-2 Friday decision to No. 11 Pomona-Pitzer in Pomona, Calif. The defeat drops the No. 19 Gusties to 11-2 overall heading into their final matches of the Stag-Hen Invite on Saturday, which is being played at Claremont-Mudd Scripps.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's tennis teams will each be competing out of state this weekend, as the men's squad will travel to Ponoma, Calif. to take part in the Sagehen Invite at Pomona-Pitzer College on Friday and Saturday, while the women head to San Antonio to compete in the Trinity University Invite Saturday through Monday.
Gustavus Adolphus College men’s and women’s tennis players Andres Saenz (Sr., Cancun, Mexico) and Katie Aney (So., Rochester, Minn.) were honored by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference as the league's tennis athletes of the week as chosen by the league’s sports information directors on Tuesday.
For the second time in as many days, the Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team took on a nationally-ranked opponent. However, on Sunday the result was a different one, as the Gusties defeated No. 34 DePauw University 7-2 at Pleasant Valley Tennis Club. The win came less than 24 hours after No. 18 Gustavus fell to No. 16 UW-Whitewater in a tough 5-4 defeat and moved the Gusties' overall record to 11-1.
Men’s Tennis Goes 2-1 On Busy Saturday With Wins Over Central, Martin Luther, Loss To No. 16 UW-Whitewater
In another busy Saturday, the Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team picked up two victories and suffered a loss against a fellow nationally-ranked foe, as it defeated Central College and Martin Luther College 9-0 at the Swanson Tennis Center and fell to No. 16 UW-Whitewater 5-4 in Jackson, Wis. With the 2-1 day, the Gusties move to 11-0 overall.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s and women’s tennis teams each host multiple matches on Saturday at the Swanson Tennis Center. The men open the day with an 8:30 a.m. match against Central College, and take on Martin Luther College at 6:30 p.m. The women also play twice, beginning with Morningside College at 9 a.m., followed by the University of Minnesota-Dultuh at 6 p.m. All matches will be available to watch live at the links above.
Junior women's swimmer Hayley Booher (Warren, Vt.) and senior men’s tennis player Andres Saenz (Cancun, Mexico) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College February Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team earned three victories on Saturday at the Swanson Tennis Center, two of which came in MIAC action. The Gusties took down Bethel, Concordia, and Morningside, all by scores of 9-0 to move to 8-0 overall and 5-0 in the conference.