Minnesota earns team honors; four Gophers tabbed as Scholar Athletes
The No. 33 University of Minnesota men's tennis team completes their regular season schedule this weekend with two matches at Baseline.
The University of Minnesota men's tennis team was named a 2016 Intercollegiate Association (ITA) All-Academic team.
The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
Received Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award • went 1-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles play • won first match of the spring season over Eshan Varma of North Dakota 6-2, 6-7 (4-10), 1-0 (10-7) • was unable to finish first doubles match of season, but was up 5-3 with his partner Sprinkel • finished season with a pair of doubles victories, first with Alpeza against Miami 7-5, then with Spec against Mich. St. 6-4.
2016 FALL SEASON
Went 2-6 in singles play and 3-2 in doubles • picked up two victories at the ITA Central Region Championships • teamed up with Jesse Sprinkel at the Gopher Invitational fro three doubles victories.
2016 SPRING SEASON
Went 4-10 in singles and 10-9 in doubles play • earned Minnesota's Team Spirit Award for the second straight year • went undefeated in first dual match of the season, winning his single match 6-4, 6-4 • with teammate Spec, won at No. 3 doubles against Wisconsin, 6-2 • with help from Spec, defeated Rowan Isaaks/Miles McDowall of Green Bay 6-0 • overcame Drake pairing of Ben Lott/Calum McGeoch 7-6 (4) • earned a sweep at No. 2 doubles with Spec, defeating Illinois State 6-0 • won a close match at the No. 6 spot against Harrison McCormick of Army, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) • took home a 6-1 win with Spec at No. 2 doubles over Hawaii • earned one of two points against Nebraska, winning 6-0, 6-4 at the No. 6 spot • picked up the only win of the day against Illinois with Spec at No. 2 doubles, winning 6-4 • went undefeated against Michigan State, earning a 6-3, 7-5 win at No. 6 singles and a 6-2 win at No. 3 doubles with Levin • contributed to the doubles point win with a 6-3 victory at No. 3 doubles with Levin over Purdue • in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament, once again won at No. 3 doubles over Purdue with Krstanovic, earing a 6-4 win • lost his last match of the season in the Big Ten Tournament at No. 5 singles, losing 7-5, 7-6 (1) to Purdue.
2015 FALL SEASON
Went 2-7 in singles play and 3-3 in doubles play • Went 2-1 in doubles with partner Ruben Weber at the Wildcat Invite • Defeated John Nogalski in the first round of the ITA Central Region Championships (6-1, 6-4) • competed in singles and doubles competition at the Lakewood Ranch Invitational • Finished 1-1 in both singles and doubles competition at the BIG Indoor Championships.
2014-15 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
Concluded the year with a 7-7 singles record and went 0-1 in doubles • earned Minnesota's Team Spirit Award • named the first-ever Most Valauble Gopher (September) for going above and beyond the call of duty as an ambassador of the Maroon and Gold • Academic All-Big Ten • had a 3-0 spring singles record at the No. 5 and 6 positions and did not compete in dual match doubles play • posted straight-set wins over opponents from South Dakota State (Jan. 17), Green Bay (Jan. 30) and The Citadel (Feb. 28) • went 4-7 in fall singles play and dropped his lone doubles match alongside Tucker Saxon • opened sophomore campaign with a straight-set win over Monmouth's Bee Kumthonkittikul (Sept. 26) • picked up a first-round qualifying win at the ITA Central Region Championships (Oct. 9) and a first-round win against Nebraska's Bradford Zitsch at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Nov. 1).
2013-14 • FRESHMAN SEASON
ITA Scholar-Athlete • finished 3-11 in singles with a 2-3 mark in doubles • in the spring, picked up two wins in singles and had his lone doubles match against Green Bay go unfinished • defeated Oklahoma State's Chris Haworth in straight sets to become the first-ever opposing player to win a match at Oklahoma State's Greenwood Tennis Center (Jan. 19) • went 1-4 in fall singles • picked up his first collegiate victory against Princeton's Augie Bloom at the Gopher Invitational (Oct. 31).
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
Three-time tennis varsity letterwinner and three-time All-Ozark Conference honoree at Joplin High School under head coach Sean McWilliams • won 2013 Missouri state championship, finishing the year with a 36-1 record • was ranked second in the USTA's Missouri Valley region and reached as high as No. 47 in the national rankings in 2013 • claimed three conference and district titles • won the USTA National Open 18 singles championship in Denver in 2012 with a 6-3, 7-6 (3) win over top-seeded Jordan Daigle of Lafayette, La. • two-time Missouri Valley doubles champion.
Undecided on a major • earned a 4.3 GPA in the first semester of his senior year and was a member of the Ozark Conference All-Academic Team • most memorable sports thrill was winning the National Open championship in 2012 • enjoys listening to music, weightlifting, and reading • son of Joy Dworkin and Thomas Lynn • born Sept. 16, 1994.
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