Just days after learning coach David Geatz will step down at season's end, Minnesota's men's tennis team will try to shift its focus back to the Big Ten standings this weekend. The Gophers (11-9, 5-1 Big Ten) will host Penn State (13-3, 3-3 Big Ten) at 6:30 tonight and Indiana (13-8, 2-4 Big Ten) at noon Saturday.
Minnesota men's tennis coach David Geatz will resign at the end of the season, athletics director Joel Maturi announced Monday. Geatz is in his 18th season as the Gophers coach. Minnesota is 11-9 this season. "I just decided it was time to do something else," Geatz said. "I'm going to finish out the year. I feel I owe it to the guys on the team."
One day after being shut out on its home courts, Minnesota's women's tennis team picked up its first win of the Big Ten season. The Gophers downed Wisconsin 4-3 on Sunday in dramatic fashion. On Saturday, Minnesota fell 7-0 to the Big Ten's elite team, ninth-ranked Northwestern.
Fresh off a pair of conference wins last weekend, the Minnesota men's tennis team will look for two more this weekend when they face Northwestern and Wisconsin. The Gophers (9-9, 3-1 Big Ten) battle the Wildcats (9-7, 3-2 Big Ten) at noon Saturday in Evanston, Ill., and the Badgers (8-8, 1-4 Big Ten) at noon Sunday in Madison, Wis.
On the college tennis scene, nothing is easier to understand than securing the coveted doubles point. It's simple - win two out of three of the eight game pro-sets and your team gains a 1-0 advantage heading into the six singles matches - only having to split them to win the match. Lose the doubles point and you are in a steep hole, forced ...
With one month remaining in the season, Minnesota's men's tennis team is hitting its stride at the perfect time. The 52nd-ranked Gophers (9-9, 3-1 Big Ten) upset 29th-ranked Michigan 5-2 on Saturday at Varsity Tennis Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. On Sunday Minnesota downed Michigan State 6-1 outdoors
in East Lansing, Mich., leaving the ...
Finally wrapping up its five-week, eight-match road trip, Minnesota's women's tennis team will attempt to get into the Big Ten win column for the first time this weekend when it returns home to host Michigan and Michigan State. The Gophers (3-11, 0-2 Big Ten) take on the Wolverines (8-5, 2-1 Big Ten) at 11 a.m. Saturday and the ...
Minnesota's men's tennis team came just short of upsetting No. 7 Ohio State on Sunday at the Sports Pavilion. After getting swept in all three doubles matches, the Gophers battled back and nearly won enough singles matches to knock off the Buckeyes. But Ohio State still prevailed 5-2. "I thought we had a really good shot to win it," junior Nic Edlefsen said.
Minnesota's men's tennis team wasn't supposed to do this. After losing last year's No. 1 singles player " and arguably their best doubles player " the Gophers were supposed to take a step back, not forward.
Last week Minnesota's men's tennis team started releasing the demons from its tumultuous spring season. The Gophers hope to continue the healing process this weekend at the Denver Invitational in Colorado.
Despite a disappointing 2004-05 season, sophomore Jane Anderson said she is confident that she - along with the rest of the women's tennis team - can turn things around this fall.
The road to success starts this weekend at the Bronco Invitational in Kalamazoo, Mich.