List of student-athletes with a 3.7 or better GPA grows by 26 percent
Gophers host William & Mary, Washington next week
Iowa State, Creighton visit Baseline Tennis Center this weekend
Pintusava, Courter post two wins in singles play
Pintusava seeded No. 1
Elianna Kantar Action Photos
2011-12 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Had a 2-4 singles record and 0-2 in doubles matches of the season Beat Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Beth Ganser at Northern Iowa Invitational in Waterloo, Iowa on 9/24 and Adele Henke of Bradley in a match tiebreaker at the Central Regional on 10/20 Playing with Pauline Gilbert, lost against Arkansas State and Creighton at the Central Regional Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
2010-11 FRESHMAN SEASON: Finished year with a 5-13 singles ledger and a 3-8 record in doubles Appeared in five matches in the spring season Went 5-9 in singles play in the fall Won five of first seven matches including three at the UNI Fall Invitational (9/24-26) Four of five wins came in straight sets Went 3-4 in doubles competition, playing all six matches with Peta Forsyth.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned six varsity letters in tennis at Southwest High School Head coach was Scott Danielson Captained the team and won Team MVP honors in her junior and senior years Was an all-city honoree from 2005-10 Won the Girls 18s USTA Arthur Ashe Essay Contest in 2009.
PERSONAL: Major is undecided Graduated high school with highest honors Lists most memorable sports thrill as having her brother, Dan, as her coach Brother, Mike, played tennis at Minnesota from 2003-07 and is currently a volunteer assistant coach for the team Father, John, was a member of the Minnesota track and field team from 1968-72 Brother, Dan, played tennis at Kalamazoo College Daughter of John and Maythee Kantar Born on January 25, 1992.
Bihel Living Her Dream
Not only is Karyna Bihel an up and coming member of the tennis team, she is also a first generation college student.
Minnesota Falls to Iowa
The University of Minnesota women’s tennis team fell Sunday to Iowa, 4-2 for their second Big Ten loss of the season.
Minnesota Defeats Nebraska in Final Set
The Golden Gophers Hand The Cornhuskers Their First Big Ten Loss After a Close Match, 4-3