Entries tagged with ‘Tommy Valentini’

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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. 

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.

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 […]