2011-12 Men's Golf Headlines

  • No. 33 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Adds Program Bests
    June 08, 2012
    No. 33 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Adds Program Bests This season has been one of many, many firsts for the Bronco men's tennis team. On Thursday, a few more firsts came about. The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its final rankings for the year and the No. 33 Santa Clara men’s tennis squad added more program bests. When the ITA released its final singles and doubles rankings, as well as regional rankings, Santa Clara added more program highs to an already splendid season, including a No. 5 finish in the Northwest Region.
  • Lamble Set to Play in France over Summer
    June 06, 2012
    Lamble Set to Play in France over Summer Worldwide tennis players debate the toughest surface daily, especially during the French Open, being played in early June. French natives think John Lamble’s game would transfer over well to a true red clay court. The ball travels at a slower pace after colliding with the ground, making points harder to come by.
  • Season in Review: Bronco Men Finish at No. 33, Enjoy Numerous Program Firsts
    May 14, 2012
    Season in Review: Bronco Men Finish at No. 33, Enjoy Numerous Program Firsts From the beginning of the fall season in October, through the NCAA tournament in May, the 2011-12 Santa Clara University men's tennis squad achieved unprecedented success.
  • No. 39 Santa Clara Falls to No. 11 Stanford in the Round of 32
    May 13, 2012
    No. 39 Santa Clara Falls to No. 11 Stanford in the Round of 32 After defeating No. 19 Texas for the school's first-ever win in the men's tennis NCAA Tournament on Saturday, No. 39 Santa Clara could not overcome No. 11 Stanford and fell 4-1 in the Round of 32 in Palo Alto, Calif. on Sunday afternoon.
  • Santa Clara Men's Tennis Downs Texas for Program's First NCAA Tournament Win
    May 12, 2012
    Santa Clara Men's Tennis Downs Texas for Program's First NCAA Tournament Win In its first ever NCAA Tournament appearance, the No. 39 Santa Clara men’s tennis squad downed No. 19 Texas 4-1. The Broncos’ victory was highlighted by two doubles wins and freshman Ilya Osintsev’s two-set victory that ended the bout. The Broncos will play tomorrow at Stanford University against the winner of today’s second match between Stanford and Sacramento State.
  • Bronco Men's Tennis Seniors Preparing for NCAA Tournament
    May 11, 2012
    Bronco Men's Tennis Seniors Preparing for NCAA Tournament With less than 48 hours remaining until the opening round of the NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament, two of the Bronco seniors, Kyle Dandan (KD) and Nicolas Vinel (NV), are preparing for the historic event that awaits them. In their final season as Broncos, Dandan and Vinel have helped lead Santa Clara to its first NCAA Tournament in school history. The two seniors caught up with SantaClaraBroncos.com to discuss what this accomplishment means to them and their expectations heading into Saturday.
  • No. 35 Santa Clara Battles No. 18 Texas in First NCAA Appearance
    May 07, 2012
    No. 35 Santa Clara Battles No. 18 Texas in First NCAA Appearance Continuing a historic season, the No. 35 Santa Clara men’s tennis squad will make its NCAA Championship debut against No. 18 Texas on May 12 in Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Big Week for Bronco Tennis Teams Featured Saturday on KPIX CBS
    May 04, 2012
    Big Week for Bronco Tennis Teams Featured Saturday on KPIX CBS There were so many firsts this week for the Bronco men's and women's tennis teams, KPIX-CBS sports reporter Kim Coyle and her photographer Don came out to catch up with programs at practice on Thursday. The piece they put together will air on KPIX CBS Saturday night on their telecasts.
  • Santa Clara Men's Tennis Grabs First Ever NCAA Tournament Bid; Play Texas at Stanford May 12
    May 01, 2012
    Santa Clara Men's Tennis Grabs First Ever NCAA Tournament Bid; Play Texas at Stanford May 12 Another first for Bronco Men's Tennis! The Santa Clara men’s tennis team has achieved another milestone this season. For the first time in school history, the Bronco men’s tennis program has received an NCAA Tournament bid. The Broncos will take on Texas at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. in their first match on Sat., May 12 at 9 am.
  • Osintsev, Dandan And Coach Mills Highlight West Coast Conference Men's Tennis Awards
    May 01, 2012
    Osintsev, Dandan And Coach Mills Highlight West Coast Conference Men's Tennis Awards Just a day after grabbing its first-ever NCAA Tournament bid in men's tennis, Santa Clara garnered seven different honors from the West Coast Conference on a vote by the league's coaches. The Broncos' WCC awards were highlighted by Ilya Osintsev winning the WCC Freshman of the Year and Kyle Dandan's All-WCC Singles First Team.
  • No. 35 Santa Clara Falls to No. 25 San Diego in WCC Semifinals
    April 27, 2012
    No. 35 Santa Clara Falls to No. 25 San Diego in WCC Semifinals After an impressive run through the West Coast Conference regular season, the No. 35 Santa Clara men’s tennis squad (21-5) could not overcome No. 25 University of San Diego. The second-seeded Broncos lost a tight match to the Toreros 5-2 with two of the final matches extending to a third set.
  • Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap - April 25
    April 25, 2012
    Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap - April 25 This week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap features interviews with Men's Tennis Coach Derek Mills and Women's Water Polo Head Coach Keith Wilbur. John Nash (Water Polo) and Lauren Matheson (Soccer) give a quick rundown on all the sports.
  • WCC Announces Conference Tournament Seeding, All-Academic Tennis Team
    April 23, 2012
    WCC Announces Conference Tournament Seeding, All-Academic Tennis Team The West Coast Conference announced the bracket for the WCC men’s tennis tournament on Monday. After sweeping two conference opponents in the last week of the regular season and finishing in second place in the conference, No. 30 Santa Clara was awarded the No. 2 seed and will have first and second-round byes. The conference championship is presented by the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education and is schedule to take place at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif. Apr. 25-28. In addition, junior Thomas Pham collected WCC All-Academic First Team honors.
  • No. 30 Santa Clara Downs Portland and Gonzaga, Secures Second Place in WCC
    April 22, 2012
    No. 30 Santa Clara Downs Portland and Gonzaga, Secures Second Place in WCC In its final weekend of West Coast Conference play, the No. 30 Santa Clara men’s tennis team tallied two wins in the Northwest and clinched second place in the WCC. The Broncos (21-4; 7-1 WCC) picked up commanding victories over Portland and Gonzaga on their way to all-time program high 21 victories this season.
  • Muchynski's Clutch Wins Help Broncos To Top 30 Ranking
    April 19, 2012
    Muchynski's Clutch Wins Help Broncos To Top 30 Ranking Bronco junior men’s tennis player Eugene Muchynski has developed into a reliable and clutch performer for the 30th ranked team in the nation. In Santa Clara’s upset 4-3 win over then-No. 19-ranked USD on April 15, Muchynski came through with a key win at No. 5 singles, helping the Broncos defeat a top 20 team for the first time in program history. Muchynski has received high praise from head coach Derek Mills on helping the Broncos win some key matches this year with his singles play as well. This week www.SantaClaraBroncos.com caught up with Muchynski about the team’s recent victories, his emphasis on fitness during the offseason and the wildest play he has experienced during the season.
  • 19-4 Santa Clara Racks Up ITA Accolades, Moves to No. 30 Nationally
    April 17, 2012
    19-4 Santa Clara Racks Up ITA Accolades, Moves to No. 30 Nationally After a thrilling upset victory over No. 19 San Diego April 15, the Santa Clara men’s tennis team jumped two spots into the nation’s top-30 teams. In the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings on Apr. 17, the Broncos moved up to No. 30. Additionally, senior Kyle Dandan and the doubles pair of Ilya Osintsev and John Lamble also picked up accolades from the ITA.
  • No. 32 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Upsets No. 19 San Diego in Pivotal WCC Match
    April 15, 2012
    No. 32 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Upsets No. 19 San Diego in Pivotal WCC Match The No. 32 Santa Clara men’s tennis team picked up an upset victory ovor No. 19 San Diego in a pivotal West Coast Conference match on Sunday afternoon. The Broncos edged the Toreros 4-3 to improve to 19-4 and 5-1 in WCC matches. The Broncos’ seventh win against a ranked opponent was highlighted by Kyle Dandan and John Lamble’s wins against singles opponents in the nation’s top-100.
  • Broncos Improve to 18-4 With WCC Win on Senior Day; Host No. 19 San Diego Sunday
    April 14, 2012
    Broncos Improve to 18-4 With WCC Win on Senior Day; Host No. 19 San Diego Sunday Celebrating three seniors on Senior Day, the No. 32 Santa Clara men’s tennis squad downed West Coast Conference rival Saint Mary’s 6-1 in their first WCC match of the weekend. The Broncos improve to 18-4 overall and 4-1 in WCC play.
  • Men's Tennis Moves San Diego Match To Sunday; Senior Day Saturday vs. Saint Mary's
    April 13, 2012
    Men's Tennis Moves San Diego Match To Sunday; Senior Day Saturday vs. Saint Mary's The No. 32 Bronco men's tennis match with No. 19 San Diego has been moved to Sun., April 15 at Noon due to bad weather in the Bay Area on Friday. Senior Day will still be on Sat., April 14 at 1 pm vs. Saint Mary's. The three seniors on the roster will be congratulated on their time in a Bronco uniform between the doubles and singles portion against St. Mary's. The BBF will also host a BBQ at Saturday's Saint Mary's match
  • Men's Tennis, Three Broncos Receive Accolades In ITA Rankings
    April 10, 2012
    Men's Tennis, Three Broncos Receive Accolades In ITA Rankings The No. 32 Santa Clara men’s tennis team has hit unprecedented territory in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings. In the most recent rankings, released April 10, the Broncos soared in all three rankings- team, singles and doubles rankings.
  • No. 32 Santa Clara Put 17-4 Record on the Line,  Host Two WCC Foes In Pivotal Weekend
    April 09, 2012
    No. 32 Santa Clara Put 17-4 Record on the Line, Host Two WCC Foes In Pivotal Weekend After posting a 2-0 record last week, No. 32 Santa Clara enters a vital week with two home league matches. The Broncos host WCC opponents No. 19 San Diego and Saint Mary's at the Degheri Tennis Center as they try to improve on their 3-1 WCC record. The Broncos will also celebrate Senior Day on Saturday. The three seniors on the roster will be congratulated on their time in a Bronco uniform between the doubles and singles portion against St. Mary's on Sat., Mar. 14.
  • No. 34 Santa Defeats No. 49 Cal Poly 6-1
    April 07, 2012
    No. 34 Santa Defeats No. 49 Cal Poly 6-1 After a slow start to the match, No. 34 Santa Clara (17-4; 3-1) overcame losing the doubles point to surge through singles play and secure a 6-1 victory over No. 49 Cal Poly. The dual match was highlighted by Kyle Dandan’s victory over the nation’s No. 20 singles player, Andre Dome.
  • Lamble and Osintsev Named West Coast Conference Men's Doubles Team of the Month For March
    April 05, 2012
    Lamble and Osintsev Named West Coast Conference Men's Doubles Team of the Month For March Upsetting the No. 2 team in the country, the West Coast Conference announced Thursday that Santa Clara's John Lamble and Ilya Osintsev have been named WCC Doubles Team of the Month of March. Lamble and Osintsev are the first Bronco tandem to win the award this year. Katie Le was named the WCC Women's Singles Player of the Month for March as well.
  • No. 34 Santa Clara Bests USF 7-0
    April 04, 2012
    No. 34 Santa Clara Bests USF 7-0 The No. 34 Santa Clara men’s tennis squad improved to 16-4 this season with a 7-0 victory over West Coast Conference and Bay Area foe USF. The Broncos swept singles play and won two doubles matches on the way to the 7-0 win.
  • Santa Clara Travels to USF, Hosts Cal Poly
    April 04, 2012
    Santa Clara Travels to USF, Hosts Cal Poly After splitting two West Coast Conference matches last weekend down in LA, No. 34 Santa Clara continues WCC play with a mid-week match at USF. The Broncos will travel to San Francisco, Calif. to battle the Dons on Wednesday and then will host Cal Poly on Sat., April 7 in a non-league match.
  • No. 31 Broncos Fall to No. 7 Pepperdine
    April 01, 2012
    No. 31 Broncos Fall to No. 7 Pepperdine Coming off a 6-1 victory over LMU, No. 31 Santa Clara (15-4; 2-1) dropped its first West Coast Conference match of the year to No. 7 Pepperdine 6-1. Despite the loss, freshman Ilya Osintsev shined on the individual level. Osintsev accounted for both Santa Clara victories.
  • No. 31 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Downs LMU 6-1
    March 31, 2012
    No. 31 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Downs LMU 6-1 The No. 31 Santa Clara men’s tennis squad started its two-match weekend on the road with a commanding win at Loyola Marymount. The Broncos (15-3; 2-0) downed the Lions 6-1 in Santa Clara’s first of two WCC matches in Southern California this weekend.
  • Santa Clara Men's Tennis Climbs to No. 31, Travels South for Two WCC Matches
    March 28, 2012
    Santa Clara Men's Tennis Climbs to No. 31, Travels South for Two WCC Matches After starting West Coast Conference play with a victory over No. 38 BYU, the No. 31 Santa Clara men's tennis program will continue WCC play with two matches in Southern California. The Broncos (14-3; 1-0 WCC) will travel south to face Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine in two conference matches this weekend. The Broncos begin the weekend in Los Angeles, Calif. against LMU on Sat., Mar. 31 before traveling to Malibu, Calif. to face Pepperdine on Sun., Apr. 1.
  • No. 34 Santa Clara Edges No. 38 BYU in WCC Opener
    March 24, 2012
    No. 34 Santa Clara Edges No. 38 BYU in WCC Opener The No. 34 Santa Clara men’s tennis program began the West Coast Conference portion of its season with an impressive 4-3 victory over No. 40 BYU. The WCC match was highlighted by clutch doubles performances from all three Bronco tandems.
  • No. 34 Santa Clara and No. 67 Dartmouth Rained Out
    March 24, 2012
    No. 34 Santa Clara and No. 67 Dartmouth Rained Out Today’s match between No. 34 Santa Clara and No. 67 Dartmouth has been cancelled due to rain. The match will not be rescheduled.
  • No. 34 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Starts WCC Play in Two-Match Week
    March 21, 2012
    No. 34 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Starts WCC Play in Two-Match Week After a week hiatus during finals week, the No. 34 Santa Clara men’s tennis team (13-3) returns to the court this week with two matches at the Degheri Tennis Center. The Broncos begin the West Coast Conference portion of its schedule when it hosts No. 38 BYU, the newest members of the WCC, on Fri., Mar. 23 at 5:30 p.m. Santa Clara then hosts Dartmouth on Sat., Mar. 24 at 1 p.m.
  • Season Check-In With Eugene Muchynski
    March 14, 2012
    Season Check-In With Eugene Muchynski Recently, SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) caught up with junior Eugene Muchynski (EM), a member of Santa Clara men’s tennis team, which is ranked No. 35 in the national polls. Muchynski talked about the balance he has found between sports and school as well as some of his thoughts on the season so far.
  • No. 29 Santa Clara Overpowers Idaho and Sonoma State
    March 11, 2012
    No. 29 Santa Clara Overpowers Idaho and Sonoma State The No. 29 Santa Clara men’s tennis squad came out of a two-match day unblemished, downing both Idaho and Sonoma State 7-0. The Broncos improve to 12-3. Santa Clara has bested five of its last six opponents 7-0.
  • No. 29 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Edges Yale 4-3
    March 09, 2012
    No. 29 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Edges Yale 4-3 Defending its home court, the No. 29 Santa Clara men’s tennis squad (11-3) edged out a 4-3 victory over Yale in the first of three home matches this week. The win was highlighted by Kyle Dandan picking up a convincing win over a fellow ITA-ranked opponent.
  • Men's Tennis Cracks ITA's Top 30 at No. 29, Hosts Three Matches This Week
    March 06, 2012
    Men's Tennis Cracks ITA's Top 30 at No. 29, Hosts Three Matches This Week For the third consecutive week, the No. 29 Santa Clara men's tennis team has posted all-time highs in rankings. In the latest ITA ranking, Santa Clara has jumped up to No. 29. With the school's first ever tennis ranking inside No. 30, at No. 29, Santa Clara (10-3) hosts Yale, Idaho and Sonoma State in a three-match week beginning with Yale on Thurs., March 8 at 3 p.m. On Saturday, March 10 Idaho and Sonoma State visit Degheri Tennis Center at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., respectively.
  • No. 37 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Tops No. 50 UCSB 7-0
    March 05, 2012
    No. 37 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Tops No. 50 UCSB 7-0 After a 7-0 win at UC Irvine on Saturday, the No. 37 Santa Clara men's tennis team continued its dominant weekend with a decisive 7-0 victory at No. 50 UC Santa Barbara. The Broncos have shut down three consecutive opponents 7-0 dating back to Pacific on Feb. 26.
  • No. 37 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Shut Down UC Irvine 7-0
    March 03, 2012
    No. 37 Santa Clara Men's Tennis Shut Down UC Irvine 7-0 The No. 37 Santa Clara men's tennis program started a two-match weekend with a dominant 7-0 victory over UC Irvine. The Broncos swept through the Anteaters, shutting Irvine out in both singles and doubles play.
  • Talking With 11-0 Tom Pham
    February 28, 2012
    Talking With 11-0 Tom Pham The Santa Clara men's tennis team is ranked No. 43 in the national polls, in part thanks to the 9-0 singles play of Tom Pham (TP). SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) recently caught up with Pham to talk about the team's success, as well as his, and what he does before each match.
  • No. 37 Bronco Men's Tennis Travel to Southern California for Two Matches
    February 28, 2012
    No. 37 Bronco Men's Tennis Travel to Southern California for Two Matches After splitting home matches last weekend, the Santa Clara men’s tennis team travels south for a two-match weekend against two ranked opponents. For the second consecutive week, the Broncos have posted a school-high ranking in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s national rankings. No. 37 Santa Clara (8-3) will battle UC Irvine on Fri., Mar. 2 and then No. 50 UC Santa Barbara on Sun., Mar. 4.
  • No. 43 Broncos Trounce Pacific 7-0
    February 26, 2012
    No. 43 Broncos Trounce Pacific 7-0 After a tough loss on Friday, the No. 43 Santa Clara men's tennis team got back on track with a decisive 7-0 victory over Pacific on Sunday afternoon in Santa Clara. The Broncos victory was capped by a clean sweep in singles play and junior Tom Pham's continuing his 11-match winning streak.
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