Men's Tennis

Oivind Alver
Oivind Alver


Oslo/Lillehammer, Norway



2007-08 (Sr.): Helped the Mustangs return to the NCAA tournament... Compiled a 15-8 record in singles, mostly at No. 4... Defeated opponents from Minnesota, Virginia Commonwealth, Oklahoma State, Rice and Memphis... Went 6-2 in his final 10 matches, with two matches going unfinished... Paired with Chris Hooshyar most of the year, notching a 13-9 record with wins over Minnesota, Virginia Commonwealth, Memphis and Rice... The duo was 8-2 in its last 10 matches.

2006-07 (Jr.): Played No. 3 singles at C-USA Championship... Helped the Mustangs blank Texas Pan-Am, winning his No. 3 singles match-up and pairing up with Robin Fahgen at No. 2 doubles to help win the doubles point... Combined with doubles partner Fahgen in a nine-match win-streak, eventually broken by Rice (4/13)... Advanced to the consolation rounds of the Rice Invite before falling to top-ranked Jason Mok of Rice... Competed into the third round of the consolation bracket of Midland Racquet Club Invite... Participated at the ITA Regionals.

2005-06 (So.): Saw time at No. 4, 5 and 6 spots in singles for a 16-6 record... Paired with former Mustang Peter Oredsson at No. 2 doubles for 11-5 record... Longest win streak was seven matches towards end of the season in singles... Won his first six single matches of the season in straight sets... Notched seven consecutive wins in doubles... Defeated top-ranked player from Baylor in straight sets... In dual meet with Rice, split first two sets at No. 5 and then battled for third set win to clinch team match win... Participated in the C-USA Championship and NCAA Team Championships.

2004-05: Redshirted

Personal: Son of Erik and Ragnhild Alver... Has three siblings...Business major.

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