Entries tagged with ‘Amrik Donkena’

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Men’s Tennis Cruises To Three MIAC Victories

The Gustavus men's tennis team proved its value in the MIAC Saturday with three convincing victories over Concordia (9-0), Bethel (8-1) and Macalester (9-0) in St. Peter, Minn. The three wins improve the Gusties to 5-2 overall and 5-0 in the MIAC. Gustavus won 17-of-18 singles competitions in straight sets and all nine doubles matches on the day.

Amrik Donkena Places Seventh At USTA/ITA Small College Championships

Gustavus Adolphus tennis player Amrik Donkena won his final match of the USTA/ITA Small College Championships on Saturday to take seventh place in the singles draw.  Donkena outlasted Yevgeny Perepelov of Hunter College in three sets, falling 0-6 in the first, yet bouncing back with a 6-3 win in the second and a 7-6 (5) […]

USTA/ITA Small College Championships – Day Two Update

In the second day of competition at the USTA/ITA Small College Championships, both Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn.) – in singles, and the pair of Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis (Savage, Minn.) fell in the second round.  The Small College Championships are being held at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Ala. Amrik Donkena fell to Andrew […]

Donkena and Smith-Dennis Fall In Opening Round Of USTA/ITA Small College Championships

Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis (Savage, Minn.) fell in the first round of the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships being held Oct. 13-16 at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Alabama.  Donkena, singles champion of the Midwest Regional, competed in singles draw, while also teaming up with doubles partner Smith-Dennis in the doubles […]

Championship Sunday Set At USTA/ITA Midwest Regional

Following another full day of tennis at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional held on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College, Championship Sunday is set. Amrik Donkena is the only Gustie sill alive in the singles bracket.  Donkena defeated Victor Khristenko of Coe 6-3, 6-2 in the round of 16 before topping Byron Balkin of UW-Whitewater 2-6, […]

Men’s Tennis Wraps Up Day One At USTA/ITA Midwest Regional

After a gorgeous day one of tennis on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College, the round of 16 in both the singles and doubles portions of the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional are set. Four of the top eight seeds in singles play were bounced in day one.  Top seeds moving on to the round of 16 […]

Amrik Donkena Selected To Play in NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championship

Gustavus sophomore tennis player Amrik Donkena has been selected to play in the 2011 NCAA Tennis Championships singles draw, which begins on Friday in Claremont, California.

Men’s Tennis Sweeps UW-Eau Claire 9-0

The Gustavus men's tennis team picked up its second win of the weekend with a 9-0 sweep of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Sunday morning in St. Peter. The Gusties won every set of the day but one, which came in the hotly contested #1 singles matchup between Amrik Donkena and Chris Kuna.

Men’s Tennis Tops Hamline and MSU-Mankato

The Gustavus men's tennis team opened up its 2011 home schedule with convincing wins over Hamline (9-0) and Minnesota State, Mankato (9-0) at the Swanson Tennis Center on Saturday. Coach Tommy Valentini's squad, which dropped only two sets in the 12 singles matches during the day, improved to 2-2 overall and 1-0 in MIAC play.

Amrik Donkena Drops Heartbreaker In First Round of NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championship

Gustavus Adolphus sophomore Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn.) saw his appearance in the 2010 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Singles Championship come to an abrupt end with a heartbreaking 6-7, 4-6 loss in the first round to Mike Mattelson of Vassar College on Friday morning in Oberlin, Ohio.