Elianna Kantar  
Elianna Kantar

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Southwest HS


07/11/2012

Gophers Place 86 on Big Ten Distinguished Scholar List

List of student-athletes with a 3.7 or better GPA grows by 26 percent

01/28/2012

Minnesota Improves To 2-0 With Win Against Creighton

Gophers host William & Mary, Washington next week

01/25/2012

Gophers Begin Season With Home Matches

Iowa State, Creighton visit Baseline Tennis Center this weekend

10/22/2011

Gophers Begin Play At ITA Central Region Championships

Pintusava, Courter post two wins in singles play

10/20/2011

Gophers Competing At USTA/ITA Central Region Tennis Championships

Pintusava seeded No. 1

07/31/2012

Elianna Kantar

Elianna Kantar Action Photos

Photo Gallery

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.