Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus men’s tennis’

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 […]

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 […]