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Fourth-year Jackson Allen returns the ball on Friday, March 22, 2020 at the Baseline Tennis Center.

Gophers men’s tennis is cherishing every moment of final season

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
April 3, 2021
Minnesota men’s tennis has caught fire during the program’s final season, winning five of its last seven team matches.
Regent Michael D. Hsu attends a scheduled Board of Regents meeting on Friday, Sep. 13, 2019.

Gophers’ athletics department cutting women’s roster spots along with three men’s sports

Matthew Kennedy
October 4, 2020
Following the protest on Sept. 16, new developments have risen in the fight for men’s track and field, gymnastics and tennis — most notably planning to cut women’s roster spots.
Protestors march past Northrup in protest of the potential cancellation of several men’s sports programs on Wednesday, Sep. 16. The protest march began in Athlete’s Village and ended in front of Morrill Hall, near President Joan Gabel’s office.

UMN student-athletes, coaches and fans protest decision to cut sports

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
September 18, 2020
Student-athletes, coaches and fans gathered outside Athletes Village and marched to president Joan Gabel’s office in protest of the U’s decision to cut three men’s sports.
A cloth mask and bouquet of flowers are seen on the Goldy statue outside Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, April 1. (Parker Johnson / Minnesota Daily)

Gophers athletics cuts several men’s sports for next season

Julianna Landis
September 10, 2020
The programs will be discontinued for both financial and Title IX-related financial sustainability issues, but would be able to compete in the 2020-21 season.
Stefan Milicevic returns the ball at the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Women and men Gophers tennis teams split dual matches

Drew Cove
April 24, 2017

Minnesota’s regular season ended with splits on both sides.The Gophers men’s team pulled off a win Sunday against Indiana 4-3 after a close loss against Purdue 4-3 Friday. On a Sunday where the weather...

Junior Caroline Ryba returns the ball during a match against Ohio State on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Caroline Ryba sets a high standard on the court, in the classroom for Gophers tennis

Drew Cove
April 20, 2017

Junior Caroline Ryba has demonstrated her high-scoring abilities on the tennis court and in the classroom.Ryba, achemical engineering major, maintains one of the highest grade point averages on the...

Women's Tennis coach Chuck Merzbacher directs training routines during practice Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at the Baseline Tennis Center.

UMN tennis coach Chuck Merzbacher to retire at season’s end

Jack White
April 13, 2017

After 28 seasons as a tennis coach for both men’s and women’s collegiate teams, Chuck Merzbacher announced his retirement Tuesday. Merzbacher coaches the Gophers women’s tennis team and will retire...

Sophomore Felix Corwin returns the ball to Illinois State in the Baseline Tennis Center on Feb. 27.

Men extend streak, Women fall for first time

Drew Cove
January 31, 2017

The spring season is in full swing for the Gophers tennis teams.Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams started dual matches this month, and are both off to impressive starts.Men’s tennis won over...