Three Valpo Players Compete in Singles Main Draw at ITA Regional

The Valparaiso University men’s tennis team had three players compete in the main singles draw of the ITA Midwest Regional, which was hosted by Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio this week. After singles qualifying and main draw doubles dominated the schedule of events on Thursday and Friday, the singles main draw was in full swing on Saturday.


Carvajal Earns Place in ITA Regional Singles Main Draw

Senior Gabriel Carvajal (Pembroke Pines, Fla. / Broward Virtual School [Florida Atlantic]) extended his winning streak on Friday by capturing his third straight ITA Midwest Regional qualifying draw victory in an event hosted by Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. By virtue of his qualifying-draw success, Carvajal catapulted himself into the singles main draw, which begins on Saturday. Valpo also tallied three doubles wins on Friday.


Carvajal Advances to Third Round of Qualifying Draw

Senior Gabriel Carvajal (Pembroke Pines, Fla. / Broward Virtual School [Florida Atlantic]) picked up a pair of victories on Thursday, cementing his place in the third round of Friday’s qualifying draw. That highlighted the first day of action for a well-represented Valparaiso University men’s tennis team at the ITA Midwest Regional, hosted by Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.


Valpo Tennis Teams to be Well Represented in ITA Regionals

The Valparaiso University men’s and women’s tennis teams will have significant representation at this week’s ITA Midwest Regionals.


Leithold Finishes as Flight D Runner-up at Purdue Fall Invitational

Freshman Philipp Leithold (Esslingen, Germany / Theodor-Huess Gynasium) made a good impression at the Purdue Fall Invitational this weekend in West Lafayette, highlighting an overall strong performance by the Valparaiso University men’s tennis team with a runner-up finish in Flight D singles.


Leithold Advances to Flight Final at Purdue Fall Invitational

The Valparaiso University men’s tennis team will have an individual competing for a singles championship on Sunday at the Purdue Fall Invitational. Freshman Philipp Leithold (Esslingen, Germany / Theodor-Huess Gynasium) earned the right to play for hardware by moving to 3-0 in the event with his victory on Saturday.


Men’s Tennis Off to Strong Start at Purdue Fall Invitational

The Valparaiso University men’s tennis team had a quality showing at the Purdue Fall Invitational on Friday in West Lafayette. Two of the team’s three doubles pairs garnered first-round wins, while four of Valpo’s five singles players recorded at least one victory and three went 2-0 to earn semifinal berths.


Ancona Rounds Out Trip to California on Friday

Valparaiso University men’s tennis senior Brandon Ancona (Belvidere, Ill. / Rockford Christian) completed his trip to Malibu, Calif. on Friday. He fell 7-5, 6-2 to Baylor’s Sven Lah in Oracle ITA Masters singles consolation bracket play. His week in California was highlighted by a mixed doubles opening-round victory over an Illinois duo on Thursday.


Ancona Represents Valpo, Summit League with Round 1 Mixed Doubles Win at Oracle ITA Masters

Valparaiso University men’s tennis senior Brandon Ancona (Belvidere, Ill. / Rockford Christian) started his trip to Malibu, Calif. on a winning note on Thursday morning, knocking off a University of Illinois duo in the opening round of mixed doubles action.