Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus men’s tennis’

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Legendary Men’s Tennis Coach Steve Wilkinson Dies

Steve Wilkinson, longtime men’s tennis coach at Gustavus Adolphus College and founder of Tennis and Life Camps, passed away on Wednesday, January 21 at the age of 73 after courageously living with cancer for nearly seven years. Wilkinson spent 39 years (1971-2009) at the helm of the Gustavus men’s tennis program. His teams compiled 929 […]

Al-Houni, Saenz Compete At USTA/ITA National Small College Championships

Motasem Al-Houni reaches for a volley during the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships held this past week in Sumter, South Carolina. (Photo courtesy of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association). Sumter, S.C. – Gustavus men’s tennis players Motasem Al-Houni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) and Andres Saenz (So., Cancun, Mexico) competed at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships that were held […]

Alumnus Eric Butorac ’03 Named President of ATP Player Council

Eric Butorac '03 has been named the President of the ATP Player Council. Release courtesy of Matt Thomas – Gustavus Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication ST. PETER, Minn. (August 25, 2014) – Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus and professional tennis player Eric Butorac ’03 has been elected by his peers to serve as the […]

Men’s Tennis Earns Academic Recognition From Intercollegiate Tennis Association

Skillman, New Jersey – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team was one of 48 NCAA Division III teams from across the nation to earn All-Academic Team honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) on Thursday, July 10. The Gusties also had a strong showing in the ITA’s individual accolades section of its post-season academic awards […]

Gustavus Finishes 93rd In 2013-14 NACDA Director’s Cup Standings

Cleveland – The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and Learfield Sports have announced the final totals for the 2013-14 Division III Directors’ Cup.  Gustavus Adolphus College placed 93rd out of 444 competing NCAA Division III schools after earning 215.50 points over the course of the school year. The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup […]

NCAA Tournament Run Ends, Men’s Tennis Falls 5-3 To Trinity

Brad Entwistle's straight set win at No. 6 singles brought the score to 4-3 in Sunday's loss to Trinity in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team saw its season come to an end in the third round of the NCAA Tournament with a 5-3 […]

Men’s Tennis Opens NCAA Tournament Play Against UW-Whitewater On Saturday

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team is set to take on UW-Whitewater in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament on Saturday, May 10 at 11:00 a.m. at the Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex. Gustavus was named the host institution for one of the eight NCAA Regionals taking place […]

Joey MacGibbon Earns MIAC Men’s Tennis Weekly Honor For Second Time This Season

Release Courtesy of Matt Higgins – MIAC Assistant Executive Director St. Paul – The Gustavus men’s tennis team added its fourth-straight MIAC Playoff title to its 26th-straight regular-season championship last week, after defeating Saint John’s 9-0 and St. Olaf 8-1 in the conference tournament. Gustie senior Joey MacGibbon (Apple Valley, Minn.) played a big role […]

Men’s Tennis Selected To Host NCAA Regional This Weekend

Indianapolis – The NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Committee has selected the field of teams that will complete for the 2014 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship. The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team is one of 44 participants in this year’s tournament, receiving the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s automatic berth after winning the MIAC Playoff […]

Men’s Tennis Captures MIAC Playoff Crown With 8-1 Win Over St. Olaf

The Gustavus men's tennis team won its fourth consecutive MIAC Playoff Championship on Sunday afternoon against St. Olaf. St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team secured its seventh Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoff Championship with an 8-1 victory over St. Olaf College on Sunday at the Brown Outdoor Courts. The Gusties swept […]