Elianna Kantar  
Elianna Kantar


Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Southwest HS


Gophers Place 86 on Big Ten Distinguished Scholar List

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


Minnesota Improves To 2-0 With Win Against Creighton

Gophers host William & Mary, Washington next week


Gophers Begin Season With Home Matches

Iowa State, Creighton visit Baseline Tennis Center this weekend


Gophers Begin Play At ITA Central Region Championships

Pintusava, Courter post two wins in singles play


Gophers Competing At USTA/ITA Central Region Tennis Championships

Pintusava seeded No. 1


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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.