Entries tagged with ‘Tommy Valentini’

Men’s Tennis Advances To MIAC Playoff Title Match, Valentini Wins 200th

The Gustavus men’s tennis team advanced to the MIAC playoff championship Friday with a clean 9-0 sweep over Macalester at the Brown Outdoor Tennis Center. The No. 6-ranked Gusties didn’t surrender more than four games in each of the doubles matches and won in straight sets in all six singles. The victory marks Head Coach Tommy Valentini’s 200th career win in his ninth season at the helm.

Men’s Tennis Sweeps Saint John’s To Capture MIAC Championship

After claiming its 300th consecutive MIAC regular season victory last Saturday, the Gustavus men’s tennis team continued another impressive streak Sunday afternoon, defeating Saint John’s 9-0 to claim its 30th-straight conference championship and 52nd overall. The No. 6 Gusties finish the league’s regular season a perfect 9-0 and improve to 21-8 overall.

Men’s Tennis Upsets No. 3 Chicago 6-3

Six days after suffering a shutout loss to the No. 6-ranked team in the country, the No. 8-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team upset No. 3 Chicago 6-3 Friday night in a rematch of last season’s NCAA Central Region championship. The Gusties are now 16-8 overall and 7-2 against Division III nationally ranked teams.

Men’s Tennis Tops Carnegie Mellon, Advances To ITA Indoor Consolation Championship

The No. 16-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team defeated No. 10-ranked Carnegie Mellon University 8-1 Saturday night in the consolation semifinals of the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, improving to 5-4 on the season.

Men’s Tennis Drops Heartbreaker 5-4 To Defending National Champ Emory

Reminiscent of last spring’s NCAA region championship upset over Chicago, the Gustavus men’s tennis team had the defending national champion, Emory University, on the ropes all the way to the last singles pairing Friday night in the opening round of the ITA National Men’s Team Indoor Championships. But this time, the Gusties dropped a heartbreaker 5-4 to the No. 1 ranked team in the country, moving into the consolation bracket.

Men’s Tennis Wins Three Matches As Split Squad

The No. 16-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team won three matches Saturday as a split squad, improving to 4-3 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC. The Gusties started the day with a home-opening 8-1 win over Morningside at the Swanson Tennis Center, followed by a 7-2 win over Luther at home and a 9-0 sweep at Saint Mary’s to start MIAC play.

Men’s Tennis Returns Veteran Group As 2018 Season Begins In Florida

One season removed from its first NCAA quarterfinal appearance since 2009 and in the wake of an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) national singles title in October, the Gustavus men’s tennis team has turned the page and has its sights set on a brand-new spring season. The Gusties, winners of 295 consecutive MIAC matches and 29 straight league titles, are aware of the target on their backs and are taking the necessary steps to face the challenges ahead.

Tommy Valentini And Brad Entwistle On Tap For The Gustie Spotlight This Weekend

St. Peter, Minn. – Gustavus Adolphus heads men’s tennis coach Tommy Valentini and senior Brad Entwistle (Sioux Falls, S.D.) highlight this weekend’s edition of the Gustie Spotlight on KNUJ AM 860.  Valentini and Entwistle discuss the start of the 2015 tennis season and the upcoming ITA Indoor Championship being held at the Swanson Tennis Center […]

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 […]

Tommy Valentini And Bryan Miles Highlight 2014 MIAC Men’s Tennis Awards

St. Paul – Gustavus Adolphus head coach Tommy Valentini and senior Bryan Miles (Wausau, Wis.) highlighted the 2014 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Awards released Thursday afternoon by the conference office. Valentini was named the MIAC Steve Wilkinson Men’s Tennis Coach-of-the-Year, while Miles received the Arthur Ashe Award, which annually recognizes a senior tennis student-athlete […]