Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus men’s tennis’

Brad Entwistle Named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete Of The Week

Bloomington, Minn. - Gustavus Adolphus senior men’s tennis player Brad Entwistle (Sioux Falls, S.D.) has earned the honor of MIAC Athlete-of-the-Week, as voted on by the MIAC sports information directors. Locking down the No. 2 position in doubles and the No. 3 spot in singles, Entwistle went a perfect 4-0 on Saturday, March 7, helping […]

Men’s Tennis Picks Up Wins Over UW-Whitewater And St. Olaf

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team is beginning to gain momentum as it passes by the halfway point of a current 12-match homestand. With a pair of victories against UW-Whitewater 7-2 and St. Olaf College 9-0 on Saturday at the Swanson Tennis Center, Gustavus improved its winning-streak to four matches and […]

Men’s Tennis Suffers Pair Of Hard-Fought Losses To Close Out 2015 ITA Indoor Championship

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolpus men’s tennis team capped off the 2015 ITA National Indoor Championship with a pair of gut-wrenching losses to No. 8 Case Western Reserve University and No. 9 Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday at the Swanson Tennis Center. The Gusties fell 5-4 to Case Western Reserve in their consolation […]

Men’s Tennis Falls 6-3 To Trinity In Opening Round Of ITA Indoor Championship

Release Courtesy of Nick Snow – ITA St. Peter, Minn. - Day one of the 2015 ITA Division III National Men’s Team Indoor Championship, hosted by Gustavus Adolphus College, saw the top four seeds struggle but move on to Saturday’s semifinal round. In the morning matches, second seed Washington-St. Louis and third seed Emory were […]

Men’s Tennis Kicks Of Home Schedule With Wins Over Augustana And UW-Eau Claire

St. Peter, Minn. - The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team picked up its first two wins on Minnesota soil Saturday morning with non-conference victories over Augustana College (S.D.) and UW-Eau Claire at the Swanson Tennis Center. The Gusties kicked off the day with a 6-3 win over the Auggies and then followed up with a […]

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 […]

Men’s Tennis Begins 2015 Campaign With 8-1 Win Over St. Thomas (Fla.)

Miami Gardens, Fla. - The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team picked up an 8-1 win over NAIA opponent St. Thomas University in its 2015 season-opener on Wednesday.  The Gusties earned two of three points in doubles before sweeping singles.  Gustavus’s Florida tour will come to a close on Friday, Feb. 6 with a pair of […]


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

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 this past Wednesday through Sunday at the Palmetto Tennis Center. Al-Houni and Saenz earned a bid into the tournament by winning the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships held in St. […]

Alumnus Eric Butorac ’03 Named President of 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 next President of the ATP Player Council. Butorac will succeed Roger Federer, who […]