Archive for September, 2005
The Gustavus men's tennis team recently took part in the Lloyd Stokstad Invitational hosted by Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. The senior doubles team of Adam Morgan and Brett Morse-Karzen won the A Flight Doubles title by defeating Maor Zirkin and Jon Tishler of Drake 8-4 in the championship match.
The Gustavus women's tennis team will host the Wilson/ITA Midwest Region Championships this Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25 at the Swanson Indoor Tennis Center and the Brown Outdoor Courts. Seventy-five of the top singles and doubles players in the Midwest will take part in the tournament which will begin with singles matches on Friday morning at 9 am.
The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen eight individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2005 inductees include Holly Brodmarkle Cervin '87 (Track and Field, Basketball), Marc Illies '85 (Football, Baseball), Marc Iverson '89 (Football), Gretchen Koehler (Coach), Mary Mansour '85 (Softball), Jay Rooker '85 (Soccer), Rich Skanse '84 (Tennis), and Dick Walters '75 (Ice Hockey, Golf).
The Gustavus women's golf team finished 13th of 14 teams at the Minnesota Invitational held at the Les Bolstad/University of Minnesota Golf Course Friday through Sunday. The Gusties shot 326-332-336--994 during the three day event. Gustavus was the only Division III school competing at the meet, won by the gold team from the University of Minnesota (303-321-299--923). Senior Kelli Groff led Gustavus individually after shooting a 54-hole total of 82-77-81--240.
The Gustavus volleyball team saw its Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference record evened at 1-1 on Wednesday night, falling to league leader Carleton in three games (30-27, 30-22, 30-15). The Knights improved to 10-1 overall and 3-0 in the MIAC with the victory, while the Gusties fall to 7-5 overall, 1-1 in the league.
The Gustavus women's soccer team lost to UW-Eau Claire in Eau Claire on Wednesday afternoon 1-0. The Blugolds outshot the Gusties 13-3 and held a 14-0 advantage in corner kicks. Gustavus is now 3-4-0 overall and 1-1-0 in the MIAC.
Gustavus junior men's cross country runner Alex Zupan is featured in a story written by Jon Quinlivan of the Gustavus Sports Information Office.
Gustavus Adolphus senior midfielder Bobby Kroog (Bloomington, Minn./Jefferson) led the Gusties to two key victories this week in MIAC play. Kroog recorded a hat trick on Saturday with three goals in a 5-0 victory over Concordia. Kroog's four goals this season have moved him up the Gustavus career scoring list. With 26 career goals, he is now tied for seventh place all-time and his 57 career points moves him into 10th place all-time.
The Gustavus men's golf team compiled a team score of 304-310--614 to finish in seventh place at the 14-team Nebraska Wesleyan Fall Preview. Guilford College, the defending national champion, shot a second-round 293 to win the tournament by seven strokes over Nebraska Wesleyan University. NWU, which had held the first-day lead, shot 306 on day two to finish with a 36-hole total of 598. Tuesday's round was played at Firethorn Golf Club, site of the 2006 NCAA Division III National Championships.
The Gustavus men's golf team fired a team score of 304 Monday and find themselves in sixth place after day one of the Nebraska Wesleyan Fall Preview. The host Prairie Wolves are atop both the team and medalist standings after 18 holes as the team shot a team score of 292 to lead Emory University by four strokes, while Aaron Stockton leads all individuals by three strokes after shooting a first round 68. Gustie senior Clayton Johnson (Anoka, Minn.) is tied for third after carding a 72.