Following a pair of successful rookie campaigns, the Cleveland State men’s tennis freshman class of Nico Mostardi and Jack Santilli picked up a pair of academic honors, as both were named ITA Scholar-Athletes.
The Cleveland State men’s tennis team earned the sixth and final seed in the Horizon League tournament, but that didn’t stop the Vikings from making a spirited run to the championship match before falling in a thrilling final.
Following an upset run through the Horizon League Tournament earlier this spring, the Cleveland State men’s tennis team received its first honor for the 2017-18 season Monday afternoon (June 5), earning a spot on TennisRecruiting.net’s Top-25 Mid-Major Recruiting Class Rankings.
The Cleveland State men’s tennis teams’ upset bid at the 2017 Horizon League Championship came up short Sunday afternoon, as the sixth-seeded Vikings fell to top-seeded and Regular Season Champion Valparaiso, 4-3.
The Cleveland State men’s tennis team picked up a revenge win against the Green Bay Phoenix in Friday’s Horizon League Tournament first round contest, picking up a 4-3 victory to advance to the semifinals for the 13th time under head coach Brian Etzkin.
Prior to the start of the 2017 Horizon League Tournament, the league handed out their annual postseason awards, with Cleveland State rookie Nico Mostardi picking up Freshman of the Year honors and senior Colton Buffington earning the Herb Foster Sportsmanship Award.
The Cleveland State men’s tennis team’s quest for its sixth Horizon League Tournament title will begin on Friday (April 28), as the Vikings are set to begin play as the No. 6 seed in this year’s tournament.
The Cleveland State men’s tennis team will play at the Medical Mutual Tennis Pavilion for the final time during the 2017 spring season this weekend, hosting Detroit Mercy and Denison in a doubleheader on Sunday, April 9.
The Cleveland State men’s tennis team will hit the road for the first time during Horizon League play this weekend, continuing league action with a pair of matches at Northern Kentucky and Wright State.
After leading Cleveland State’s doubles efforts on its annual Spring Break Trip last week, the Viking duo of Colton Buffington and William Malm has been named the Horizon League Doubles Team of the Week.