Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus men’s tennis’

Former Men’s Tennis Players Win USTA College Alumni Classic

Six former Gustavus men’s tennis players competed in the USTA’s College Alumni Classic on Dec. 15 and took home the title. Recently inducted Gustavus Athletics Hall of Famer Eric Butorac ’03, now the director of pro tennis operations and player relations for the USTA, organized the event which included eight teams with two pools of four schools.

Johnson and Whaling Take Third at ITA Cup

The Gustavus men’s tennis doubles team of Chase Johnson (Sr., Golden Valley, Minn.) and Patrick Whaling (Sr., Manikin Sabot, Va.) claimed third place Saturday at the ITA Cup, defeating James Wei and Varun Shanker of Caltech 7-5, 6-3 at Berry College. Johnson and Whaling finish the fall season 11-1 overall and as All-Americans. 

Johnson and Whaling to Play for Third Place at ITA Cup

The Gustavus men’s tennis doubles team of Chase Johnson (Sr., Golden Valley, Minn.) and Patrick Whaling (Sr., Manikin Sabot, Va.) lost Friday in the semifinals of the ITA Cup to Emory’s Jonathan Jemison and Adrien Bochet 7-5, 6-1. It’s the first loss of the fall season for Johnson and Whaling as they drop to 10-1 overall. The Gusties will now play for third place Saturday against the loser of Yangeng Jiang/Justin Wang of Bowdoin and James Wei/Varun Shanker of Caltech.

Johnson and Whaling Win First Doubles Match at ITA Cup

The Gustavus men’s doubles team of Chase Johnson (Sr., Golden Valley, Minn.) and Patrick Whaling (Sr., Manikin Sabot, Va.) posted a comeback victory in their first match at the ITA Cup on Thursday, defeating Jordan Pitts and Wilson Lambeth of Trinity (Texas) 3-6, 6-4, 10-5. Johnson and Whaling, now 10-0 on the season, advance to the semifinals Friday.

Whaling, Johnson, Valentine Named September Student-Athletes of the Month

Tennis players Patrick Whaling (Sr., Manakin Sabot, Va.), Chase Johnson (Sr., Golden Valley, Minn.), and Ginger Valentine (So., Delano, Minn.) have been named Gustavus September Co-Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Month, which is voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department and presented by Thrivent Financial.

All Gustavus Doubles Final Highlights Day Three of ITA Midwest Regional

The ITA Midwest Regional Championship completed all but the singles final on Sunday, with an all Gustavus doubles final highlighting the day. Chase Johnson and Patrick Whaling came out on top in the championship doubles match over fellow teammates Yassine Derbani and Nick Aney by a score of 7-6, 6-2. With the victory, Johnson and Whaling solidified themselves as All-Americans.

Gustavus set to Host 2018 ITA Men’s Midwest Regional Championships

Gustavus Adolphus College is set to host the 2018 ITA Midwest Regional Championships in Saint Peter, Minn. this weekend.

Men’s Tennis Competes at Drake Invite

The Gustavus men’s tennis team competed for the first time this fall season at the Drake Invite against Division I and II opponents over the weekend.

Men’s Tennis Boasts 11 ITA Scholar-Athletes, Named All-Academic Team

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association released its 2018 academic awards and the Gustavus men’s tennis team has 11 ITA Scholar-Athletes to comprise an All-Academic Team. Of 95 Division III teams that earned All-Academic Team status, Gustavus is one of eight programs to have at least 11 Scholar-Athletes. 

Steinwand Awarded Prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced its 2018 spring sports postgraduate scholarship winners and recently graduated Gustavus men’s tennis player Gabe Steinwand (Moorhead, Minn.) was one of 29 student-athletes out of all three divisions to receive the prestigious scholarship.