May 1, 2013
Minnesota senior Rok Bonin has received an at-large bid into the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championship as part of the singles flight of 64 athletes. Bonin is one of four representatives from the Big Ten that will compete in the event, joining Peter Kobelt and Blaz Rola (Ohio State), Jared Hiltzik (Illinois), and Evan King (Michigan).
Both the singles and doubles competition will be conducted May 22-27 as the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex/Atkins Tennis Center in Urbana, Ill. following the conclusion of the team championship.
Bonin led the Gophers from the No. 1 singles spot during the 2012-13 season, amassing a total record of 24-11 and a 9-2 mark against the tough competition in the Big Ten Conference.
All matches will be the best of three sets. Regular scoring and a 12-point tiebreaker at six games all will be used for all matches.
For a full list of singles and doubles participants, visit the NCAA championship site.
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
The Baseline Tennis Center is hosting a US Open Sectional Qualifier with six current Gopher tennis players participating.
Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors
The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.