‘Women’s Tennis’ Category

MIAC Cancels Spring Sports Season

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Presidents' Council has voted to cancel the 2020 conference regular season and postseason championships for spring-sports through the remainder of the academic year, effective immediately. The decision was based on the ongoing impact of the coronavirus, following the lead of the NCAA canceling spring-sport championships and many other conferences canceling their spring seasons.

NCAA Cancels Winter and Spring Championships

Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public health threat

Women’s Tennis Shuts Out Concordia and Hamline

The Gustavus women tennis team swept a pair of conference matches on Saturday. The Gusties started the day with a 9-0 win over Concordia at the Swanson Tennis Center and then drove up to Bloomington to claim another 9-0 victory over Hamline. The Gusties are now 3-5 overall and 3-0 in the MIAC. 

Women’s Tennis Loses as Split Squad

The Gustavus women’s tennis team dropped a pair of matches Saturday as a split squad. The Gusties started the day with a 5-2 loss to Sioux Falls at the Swanson Tennis Center followed by a 9-0 loss at Whitman College.

Women’s Tennis Drops a Pair to Division I Opponents

The Gustavus women's tennis team faced a couple Division I teams over the weekend and lost both. The Gusties lost to Northern Iowa 7-0 on Saturday before dropping another 7-0 match to Drake on Sunday. The Gusties are now 1-2 early in the season. 

Valentine Named MIAC Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week

Ginger Valentine (Jr., Delano) led Gustavus to a spring season-opening shutout win over Saint Mary's on Sunday. Valentine won in straight sets, 6-0, 6-2, at No. 1 singles and teamed with Simona Potockova at No. 1 doubles to win that match 8-1. For her performance, Valentine has been named MIAC Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week. 

Women’s Tennis Defeats Saint Mary’s 9-0 to Open MIAC Play

The Gustavus women's tennis team opened its season Sunday and defeated Saint Mary's 9-0 in an MIAC contest

2019 Gustavus Athletics Year in Review

There's no better time to take a look back at the year that was as we prepare to flip the calendar into a new decade. Gustavus Athletics continued to display excellence throughout 2019, so here are a few of the highlights that happened during the past trip around the sun.

Valentine Wraps Up ITA Cup with a Victory

Ginger Valentine concluded play at the ITA Cup on Friday, defeating Nina Mitrofanova of Southwestern (Texas) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4. Valentine finishes the fall season 7-3 overall. 

Valentine Drops Two at ITA Cup

Gustavus women’s tennis singles ace Ginger Valentine dropped her first two matches Thursday at the ITA Cup. Valentine opened the day with a 6-4, 6-1 loss to No. 2 seed Serim Jin of Wesleyan (Conn.) and then lost 6-4, 6-4 to Miriam Gandham of Vassar in the consolation bracket.