Nov. 9, 2012
Today in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., Leandro Toledo of Minnesota, faced a challenge his second day at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship. Despite leading the first match 6-2, Toledo fell to the tournament's No. 5 seed, Marcus Giron of UCLA.
In a heartbreaking loss, Toledo fell to Giron 2-6, 7-5, 6-3. After winning the first set, Toledo held the 5-4 lead in the second set. Giron pressured Toledo with big plays to comeback for the win. He would use his momentum in the third set to capture the match.
The loss ends Toledo's run at the National Indoors. It was a challenging game for him, coming out of yesterday's win.
Gophers Compete in US Open Qualifier
Six University of Minnesota tennis student-athletes and head coach Chuck Merzbacher competed in the US Open Sectional Qualifier, this weekend at the Baseline Tennis Center.
Baseline Hosting US Open Sectional Qualifier
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The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.