Entries tagged with ‘Amrik Donkena’

Amrik Donkena And Mya Smith-Dennis Selected For NCAA Singles And Doubles Competition

Indianapolis – The NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Committee has selected the individuals who will compete in the singles and doubles competition of the 2013 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championships.  Among the list of 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams are Gustavus Adolphus tennis players Amrik Donkena (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis […]

Amrik Donkena Earns MIAC Athlete Of The Week Honors For Second Time

Article courtesy of Matt Higgins – Assistant Executive Director of the MIAC St. Paul – Gustavus senior Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn./Mayo) had a huge performance to lead Gustavus to an impressive 6-3 nonconference win over UW-Whitewater on a day when the Gusties showcased their depth in a pair of victories. Donkena contributed wins in both singles and doubles […]

Amrik Donkena Named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete Of The Week

Photo courtesy of Dan Coquyt - Gustavus Sports Information St. Peter, Minn. – Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis player Amrik Donkena (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) has been named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week for his performance this past weekend at the 2013 ITA Indoor Championship.  Donkena went 2-1 in singles play and 2-1 in […]

Men’s Tennis Falls To Incarnate Word 8-1, Trinity 7-2 To Open Season

Mya Smith-Dennis serves on Wednesday against Trinity. Photo courtesy of Justin Parker - Trinity Sports Information Director San Antonio, Texas – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team began its 2013 campaign with a pair of losses to the University of Incarnate Word and Trinity University on Wednesday.  The Gusties fell in their morning season-opener to […]

Men’s Tennis Looks To Finish Strong At USTA/ITA Midwest Regional

St. Peter, Minn. – Following two days of competition at the 2012 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships, the Gustavus men’s tennis team is poised for a sweep of both the singles and doubles tournaments after a solid day two showing. In the singles tournament, the first semifinal match will feature Amrik Donkena taking on Saint John’s […]

Donkena, Smith-Dennis Take Second At NCAA Doubles Championships

Gustavus men’s tennis players Amrik Donkena (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis (So., Savage, Minn.) finished second at the NCAA Doubles Championships on Saturday afternoon in Cary, N.C. The Gusties, who were seeded No. 1 in the tournament, lost to Luis Rattenhuber and Austin Chafetz of Amherst 6-4, 5-7, 3-6 in the championship match.

Donkena And Smith-Dennis Reach Semifinals Of NCAA Doubles Championships

The top-seeded doubles team of Gustavus’ Amrik Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis reached the semifinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championships on Friday in Cary, N.C. The Gusties defeated Matt Bettles and Rob Crampton of Bates in a second set tiebreak 6-1, 7-6 (8-6).

Donkena, Smith-Dennis Advance In NCAA Doubles Championships, Fall In Singles

Gustavus men’s tennis players Amrik Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis both lost their singles match-ups in the first round of the NCAA Championships on Thursday morning in Cary, N.C., but bounced back as teammates with a close victory in the doubles draw. The top-seeded duo advances to the second round, which starts at 2:00 p.m. EST on Friday.

Seven Men’s Tennis Players Earn 2012 All-MIAC Honors, Valentini Named Coach Of The Year

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its 2012 Men’s Tennis Awards on Tuesday and three Gustavus players garnered All-Conference in both singles and doubles. Junior Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn.) and sophomores Juan Luis Chu (Lima, Peru) and Mya Smith-Dennis (Savage, Minn.) were selected by a vote of the league’s coaches as representatives on the 2012 All-MIAC singles and doubles teams.

Men’s Tennis Claims MIAC Playoff Title

The Gustavus men's tennis team earned an automatic berth to the NCAA Championship by winning the 2012 MIAC Playoff Title with impressive wins over St. Thomas, 5-1 in the semifinals, and Carleton, 5-0 in the championship match on Saturday night in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties defended last year’s playoff title, improving to 20-7, and achieved their fifth MIAC postseason championship since the tournament began in 2007.