University of Dubuque


Men's Tennis

Garcia Crowned IIAC Men's Tennis Individual Champion

Sep 22, 2012
In the championship match, Garcia, a senior and four-time "A" singles semifinalist, powered past the rookie Galbraith, 8-1. Garcia's win gave Dubuque its first top-flight IIAC champion since Jeff Benson went back-to-back in 1979 and 1980.

IIAC Champion Garcia Named Athlete of the Week

Sep 24, 2012
The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced today that University of Dubuque tennis player Nick Garcia has been named IIAC Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.

Garcia #7 Seed for USTA/ITA Regional

Sep 26, 2012
Fresh off his Iowa Conference Individual title, the Spartan's Nick Garcia earned the #7 seed in the 2012 Singles Championships and will receive a first round bye.

Spartan Open 2013 with Victory

Feb 2, 2013
The Spartans Men's Tennis team opened the 2013 season by beating Edgewood College 7-2. UD dropped it's second match of the day vs. Knox College 5-4. D.Johnson and S.Iben each went 4-0 on the day.

Spartans Drop Pair on the Road

Apr 6, 2013
The Spartans men's tennis team fought a valiant effort on Saturday, but dropped a pair of Iowa Conference matches. UD fell 4-5 to the Simpson College Storm and lost to the Central College Dutch 2-7.

Spartans Lose to Norse

Apr 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's tennis team lost their final regular season match of the year on Tuesday afternoon by a 0-9 score to the Luther College Norse. Despite the score, the match was much closer than it appears. The Spartans lost three singles matches in a third tie break set.

Iben Named First Team Academic All-District

May 16, 2013
University of Dubuque Men’s Tennis student-athlete Shawn Iben (Clinton, Iowa/Camanche) has been named Division III First Team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 At-Large. Iben was recently named the Spartan Academic Athlete Excellence Award winner for having the highest cumulative GPA among all UD senior student-athletes.

UD Men’s Tennis Named 2013 ITA All-Academic Team

Aug 8, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s Tennis team was named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team award winner. The Spartans were one of 40 Division III teams to earn the award on the men’s side for the 2012-13 academic year. In addition, five Spartan student-athletes earned the honor of ITA Scholar-Athlete.

Men's Tennis Set for IIAC Individual Championships

Sep 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Tennis team is set to compete at the 2013 Iowa Conference Individual Tournament on Friday, September 20th and Saturday, September 21st. The 2013 championships are hosted by Central College.

Giraldi Named Head Women’s and Men’s Tennis Coach

Nov 12, 2013
Claudio Giraldi (C’11) has been named Head Women’s and Men’s Tennis Coach at the University of Dubuque, Director of Athletics Dan Runkle announced today.

Spartans Lose to Alum Stewart

Feb 8, 2014
The University of Dubuque Men's Tennis team began the 2014 season on Saturday morning inside the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center. UD lost 5-4 to former Spartan Austin Stewart and his St. Ambrose team in Head Coach Claudio Giraldi's first match at the helm. Nick Garcia and Nikolay Gospodinov went 2-0 on the day.

Garcia Claims IIAC Performer of the Week Honors

Feb 24, 2014
University of Dubuque senior Nick Garcia was named IIAC Men's Tennis Performer of the Week. Garcia went 4-0 on the week at #1 Singles and #1 Doubles as UD went 1-1 as a team. He extended his winning streak at #1 Singles to five games and ten sets with 6-4, 6-1 and 6-1, 6-1 wins on Saturday at Knox. In doubles play, he teamed with Dishon Deering to win 8-5 vs. Ripon and 8-6 vs. Knox.

Spartans Men's Tennis Edge Loras

Apr 10, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's tennis dropped two out of three doubles matches on Thursday, but rallied to defeat the Loras College Duhawks 5-4 when they captured four singles matches.