‘Women’s Tennis’ Category

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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.

Women’s Tennis Shuts Out St. Olaf 9-0

The No. 39 Gustavus women’s tennis team shut out St. Olaf 9-0 Friday. The win improves the Gusties to 16-7 overall and 8-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Oles drop to 7-9 overall and 2-8 in the league. The closest match of the day occurred at No. 1 singles as the No. 20-ranked doubles team of Michaela Schulz (Sr., Elk River, Minn.) and Ally Baker (Jr., Rosemount, Minn.) defeated Margaret Zimmermann and Erin McDonald 9-7. The other two doubles were clean sweeps, while the Gusties’ singles didn’t allow more than three points in a set.

Women’s Tennis Wraps Up Regular Season This Weekend

After claiming a pair of shutouts on Sunday, the Gustavus women’s tennis team wraps up the regular season Friday and Saturday. The Gusties host St. Olaf at 4 p.m. Friday and then close out the regular season at noon Saturday at St. Thomas. Gustavus has secured a spot in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs and is now jostling for seeding. The Gusties enter the weekend 15-7 overall and 7-1 in the MIAC, which has them in third place behind Carleton and St. Thomas, who both own a perfect 8-0 record in the league.

Women’s Tennis Back On Track, Shuts Out St. Kate’s, Saint Ben’s

The Gustavus women’s tennis got back to its winning ways Sunday at home, shutting out St. Catherine and Saint Benedict 9-0. The wins move the Gusties to 15-7 overall and 7-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Wildcats drop to 11-5 (6-3 MIAC) and the Blazers move to 9-13 (2-7 MIAC).

Women’s Tennis Drops First MIAC Match 5-4 At Carleton

The No. 36 Gustavus women’s tennis team’s eight-match win streak within the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, dating back to last year, was snapped Saturday as No. 39 Carleton claimed a slim 5-4 victory in a battle of unbeaten teams in the league. The rematch of the 2016 MIAC playoff championship went down to the wire, but it was the Knights coming out on top this time with three tiebreaker victories in singles play to seal the victory.

Women’s Tennis Returns To MIAC Play This Weekend With Three Matches

After having last weekend off for the holiday, the Gustavus women’s tennis team returns to Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday at Carleton. The meeting is a rematch of last year’s MIAC playoff championship, which the Gusties won 5-0. Both teams enter the match undefeated in league play – the Gusties are 5-0 (13-6 overall) and the Knights are 7-0 (11-4 overall). Saturday’s match begins at 11 a.m.

Katie Aney ’18 Wins Goldwater Scholarship, Prepares for Summer Research at Harvard

The Gustavus junior majors in biochemistry and math, plays on the women's tennis team, and maintains a perfect 4.0 grade point average.