‘Women’s Tennis’ Category

Heidi Carlson Named ITA Central Region Assistant Coach Of The Year

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2017 Division III regional award winners on Thursday, with Gustavus Women's Tennis Assistant Coach Heidi Carlson receiving Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year honors.

Women’s Tennis Drops Region Title Match 5-1 To Chicago

The Gustavus women’s tennis team’s season came to an end Sunday at the NCAA regional championships, losing 5-1 to No. 9 University of Chicago. The Gusties reached the region title match for the first time since 2010 and finish the season 21-8 overall, while Chicago advances to the elite eight.

Women’s Tennis Defeats Kenyon 5-3, Advances To NCAA Regional Final

The No. 38-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team defeated Kenyon College 5-3 on Saturday afternoon to advance to a NCAA Regional Final match for the first time since 2010.

Women’s Tennis Opens NCAA Play With Sweep Over St. Norbert

The No. 38-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team Friday began play at the NCAA Championships with a 5-0 regional quarterfinal win over St. Norbert. The Gusties swept doubles and followed with wins at Nos. 3 and 4 singles for the clean sweep, moving on to the regional semifinal tomorrow against the winner of Kenyon and Franciscan. Appearing in its 25th NCAA tournament, Gustavus now owns a 37-26 overall record in the national playoff and has reached the regional semifinal for the second year in a row.

Katie Aney Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Team

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Teams were released Thursday and Gustavus junior Katie Aney (Rochester, Minn.) was named to the 11-member District 6 Team, which features student-athletes from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Women’s Tennis Heads To Chicago For NCAA Regional, Faces St. Norbert

The NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Committee has selected the 49 teams that will compete in the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships. Gustavus (19-7) will compete in a seven-team regional, hosted by Chicago. Gustavus's first round match is against St. Norbert (23-11) Friday. Host Chicago has a first round bye, while teams in the region include Augustana (24-6), Coe (18-9), Kenyon (11-9), and Franciscan (13-4).

Women’s Tennis Advances To NCAA Tourney, Defeats Carleton For MIAC Playoff Title

For the second straight season, the No. 38 Gustavus women’s tennis team avenged a regular season loss to No. 37 Carleton by defeating the No. 1 seed on its home court for the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoff championship. The Gusties swept doubles and took two of four singles matches played to decision for a 5-2 victory, claiming the program’s seventh league playoff title since the MIAC initiated a postseason tournament in 2007.

Women’s Tennis Advances To MIAC Championship, Defeats St. Thomas 5-1

The Gustavus women’s tennis team earned a trip the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a 5-1 victory over the University of St. Thomas Friday. The Gusties claimed two of three doubles matches and then won the first three singles to secure the victory. Gustavus improves to 18-7 overall, while the Tommies fall to 15-3.

Five Gusties Named Women’s Tennis All-Conference, Carlson Earns Chris Evert Award

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its women’s tennis postseason awards Thursday and five Gusties were recognized as All-Conference members. Cal Carlson (Sr., St. Peter, Minn.) highlighted the awards as she was honored with the Chris Evert Award, which annually recognizes a senior tennis student-athlete with outstanding sportsmanship and exemplary athletic, academic and humanitarian accomplishments.

Women’s Tennis Hands St. Thomas Its First Loss

The Gustavus women’s tennis team saved its best match of the season for last, ending the regular season with a 7-2 win over previously unbeaten St. Thomas. The win improves the Gusties to 17-7 overall and 9-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Tommies fall to 14-1 overall and 8-1 in the league.