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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. 

Johnson and Whaling Earn ITA Regional Awards

The 2019 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) NCAA Division III men’s regional award winners were announced on Tuesday and two Gusties were recognized. Chase Johnson (Sr., Golden Valley, Minn.) was selected as the Central Region Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award winner, while Patrick Whaling (Sr., Manakin Sabot, Va.) was named both the Central Region Senior Player of the Year and Most Improved Senior.

Valentini Joins ITA Board of Directors

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the not-for-profit governing body of college tennis, welcomed seven new members to its Board of Directors, ITA Chief Executive Officer Timothy Russell announced April 24. Of those seven new members is Gustavus men’s tennis coach Dr. Tommy Valentini.

Men’s Tennis Claims Fifth Place at ITA Indoor Championship

For the second consecutive season the Gustavus men’s tennis team captured the consolation title at the ITA Indoor Championship. The No. 8 Gusties defeated host No. 18 Case Western Reserve 5-0 on Sunday morning for fifth place. The Gusties are now 6-2 overall.

Men’s Tennis Beats Whitman 7-2 in ITA Indoor Consolation Semifinal

For the second consecutive season, the Gustavus men’s tennis team will compete for the consolation title at the ITA Indoor Championship. The No. 8 Gusties on Saturday defeated No. 13 Whitman 7-2 in the consolation semifinals, which was a rematch of last season’s NCAA region championship that Whitman won 5-4 in Saint Peter.

Three Gustie Tennis Players to Compete at ITA Cup

Three Gustavus tennis players are set to compete in the ITA Cup Thursday at Berry College in Rome, Ga. Women’s singles player Ginger Valentine (So., Delano, Minn.), the fifth seed, will take on No. 4 Venia Yeung of Wesleyan at 9 a.m. The men’s doubles team of Chase Johnson (Sr., Golden Valley, Minn.) and Patrick Whaling (Sr., Manikin Sabot, Va.) will take on Jordan Pitts and Wilson Lambeth of Trinity (Texas) at 5 p.m. Thursday.

Valentine Wins ITA Midwest Singles Title, Becomes All-American

For the second consecutive season, the Gustavus women’s tennis team has produced the singles champion at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships. On Monday morning, Ginger Valentine (So., Delano, Minn.) defeated Ali Kopiecki of Hamline 6-0, 6-4 to earn All-America status. Valentine joins teammate Bri Hartmann as ITA Midwest Region singles champions as Hartmann achieved the feat last year. Valentine is the 42nd All-American in program history.

Valentine to play for ITA Regional Singles Title Monday

Day three of the 2018 ITA Women’s Midwest Regional Championships concluded Sunday night with the doubles championship and the singles semifinals.

Women’s Tennis Advances Two Singles, One Doubles after Day Two of ITA Regional

Day two of the ITA Midwest Regional Championships wrapped up Saturday with Gustavus advancing two singles players and one doubles team to the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds, respectively. Ginger Valentine and Bri Hartmann will play in the singles quarterfinals at 9 a.m. Sunday. Valentine will face Natalie Wijesinghe of UW-Eau Claire and Hartmann will take on Grace Riermann of Bethel. The doubles team of Hartman and Lilly Hartman will take on Maggie Riermann and Grace Riermann of Bethel in the semifinals.

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

Gustavus Adolphus College is set to host the 2018 ITA Midwest Regional Championships in Saint Peter, Minn. this weekend. The tournament runs from Friday, September 21 through Monday, September 24 and will feature 28 of the top teams in the region at eight sites throughout Saint Peter and Mankato.