Four from MIAC selected to NCAA Men's Tennis singles and doubles championships

Gustie senior Patrick Whaling was selected for individual national competition in both singles and doubles play.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Four men's tennis student-athletes from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) have been selected to compete in the singles and doubles competition at the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships.

Carleton sophomore Leo Vithoontien and Gustavus senior Patrick Whaling will take part in the singles competition, while Vithoontien will team with partner Jordon O'Kelly and Whaling will join Chase Johnson to compete in doubles play.

The national committee selected seven singles players and three doubles teams from each of the four regions for the individual competitions. Additionally, the committee selected the remaining four singles players and four doubles team berths from a national at-large pool. The individual championships consist of 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams. The selection of teams and individuals for the championships is based on won-lost record, strength of schedule and eligibility and availability of student-athletes.

The team championship will take place May 20-22, while the individual championships will be May 24-26, both at Stowe Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Kalamazoo College will be the host institution.

The draw for the individual championship will be done by the men's tennis committee and will be released on May 23 by 1 p.m. Eastern time.

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