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After claiming a pair of shutouts on Sunday, the Gustavus women’s tennis team wraps up the regular season Friday and Saturday. The Gusties host St. Olaf at 4 p.m. Friday and then close out the regular season at noon Saturday at St. Thomas. Gustavus has secured a spot in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs and is now jostling for seeding. The Gusties enter the weekend 15-7 overall and 7-1 in the MIAC, which has them in third place behind Carleton and St. Thomas, who both own a perfect 8-0 record in the league.
The Gustavus women’s tennis got back to its winning ways Sunday at home, shutting out St. Catherine and Saint Benedict 9-0. The wins move the Gusties to 15-7 overall and 7-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Wildcats drop to 11-5 (6-3 MIAC) and the Blazers move to 9-13 (2-7 MIAC).
The No. 36 Gustavus women’s tennis team’s eight-match win streak within the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, dating back to last year, was snapped Saturday as No. 39 Carleton claimed a slim 5-4 victory in a battle of unbeaten teams in the league. The rematch of the 2016 MIAC playoff championship went down to the wire, but it was the Knights coming out on top this time with three tiebreaker victories in singles play to seal the victory.
After having last weekend off for the holiday, the Gustavus women’s tennis team returns to Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday at Carleton. The meeting is a rematch of last year’s MIAC playoff championship, which the Gusties won 5-0. Both teams enter the match undefeated in league play – the Gusties are 5-0 (13-6 overall) and the Knights are 7-0 (11-4 overall). Saturday’s match begins at 11 a.m.
The Gustavus junior majors in biochemistry and math, plays on the women's tennis team, and maintains a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
After 10 non-conference matches over the past month, the Gustavus women’s tennis team returned to Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Tuesday, shutting out Concordia 9-0. The Gusties improve to 13-6 overall and 5-0 in the MIAC, while the Cobbers fall to 1-14 overall and 0-10 in the league.
The Gustavus women’s tennis team snapped a six-matching losing streak Saturday at the Midwest Invite, defeating Augustana 7-2. The two losses came at Nos. 1 and 2 singles, while the Gusties swept the rest of the match. The No. 36-ranked Gusties improve to 12-6 overall, while Augustana drops to 20-5.
The No. 36-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team started play at the Midwest Invite Friday with two matches against nationally ranked opponents, losing 8-1 to No. 23 Hope before falling 6-3 to No. 10 Washington-St. Louis. The losses drop the Gusties to 11-6 overall.
Women’s tennis player Katie Aney (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and baseball catcher Nolan Lepel (Jr., Plato, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College March Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
The Gustavus women’s tennis team completed its California spring break trip Saturday with a shutout loss to No. 9-ranked Middlebury College at the Pauley Tennis Complex. The Gusties fall to 11-4 overall, while the Panthers improve to 4-3.