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Luther College Men | Women


Division:NCAA - Div. III
Conference:IIAC
Location:Decorah, IA
Head Coach:Adam Strand
Assistant Coach:Fran Fairfield
Institution Type:Private
Environment:Small town
Student Population:2,500+
Top Div. III Classes: R.V. in 2010


 
Conference Highlights
- 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Iowa Conference Champions
- 73-6 Conference Dual Meet Record Past 8 Seasons
- Scott Sundstrom IIAC Singles Champion 2010
- Scott Sundstrom & Ramesh Karki IIAC Doubles Champions 2010
- Ramesh Karki IIAC Singles Finalist 2011
- Ramesh Karki & Quinn Foley IIAC Doubles Finalists 2011 & 2012
- Scott Sundstrom IIAC MVP 2009, 2011, & 2012
- 31 Iowa Conference Championships
Post Season Highlights
- NCAA Tournament Appearances in '07, '08, '09, '10, '11
- Advanced to the Sweet 16 in 2009
- Led the NCAA in wins (34) in 2010
- 5-0 in 1st round matches in 2007-2011
Tournament Highlights
- Scott Sundstrom and Utsab Rijal ITA Regional Doubles Champions 2009
- Scott Sundstrom ITA Regional Singles Semifinalist 2009
- Ramesh Karki advanced to Round of 16 at ITA Regional 2011 & 2012
- Two doubles teams advanced to Round of 16 at ITA Regional 2011 & 2012
- Nick Mozena & James Ayer advanced to Quarterfinals at ITA Regional 2012
Individual Achievements
- Scott Sundstrom & Utsab Rijal All-Americans 2009-2010
- Scott Sundstrom NCAA Singles Qualifier 2010
- Scott Sundstrom 2009, 2011, & 2012 IIAC MVP (4th Luther player to win 3+ MVP's)
- Scott Sundstrom named Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship & Leadership recipient for Central Region in 2012
- 5 All-Conference Selections in 2012
- 6 All-Conference Selections in 2013
- 5 ITA Scholar-Athletes (3.50 minimum GPA) in 2012
Coaching Achievements
Adam Strand...

- Named CCIW Coach of the Year in 2010
- Served on men's tennis NCAA/ITA Regional Ranking Committees for five seasons (2007-2012)
- Chair of men's tennis ITA Regional Ranking Committee (2013-)
- Men's Tennis Team finished No.12 in Central Region in 2011-12 and No. 14 in 2012-13

Brian Huinker...
- Named Iowa Conference "Coach of the Year" six times in 10 seasons
- Named Missouri Valley "College Coach of the Year" 2005
- Named ITA Central Region "Coach of the Year" 2007
- Career Record of 250-91
- USPTA Certified
 
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RECENT COMMITMENTS
 USTA/ITA CAMPUS SHOWDOWNS
Campus Showdowns are one-day, short-format tournaments open to juniors, college players, professionals, and adults. These events give junior players a chance to compete against college competition on a college campus.
 
 
DateType/LocationSchool/Contact
1/10 Coed Showdown
Hanover, NH
Dartmouth
Bob Dallis
1/17 Coed Showdown
Lakeland, FL
Florida Southern
Trish Riddell
1/24 Women's Showdown
Lexington, VA
Washington & Lee
Erin Ness
1/24 Women's Showdown
Rochester, NY
Rochester
Matt Nielsen
1/25 Men's Showdown
Rochester, NY
Rochester
Matt Nielsen
 
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