Archive for September, 2006
Gustavus Adolphus College cross country runner Hailey Harren has been named Female Cross Country Athlete of the Week by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for the week ending Sept. 25, 2006. Harren captured the title in the Division III Maroon race at the Roy Griak Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota in a time of 22:06, outdistancing the nearest competitor by over a minute.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior women's golfer Breanne Staples has been named Women's Golfer of the Week by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for the week ending Sept. 25, 2006. Staples shot a 77 to take medalist honors during Sunday's Division III Midwest Classic for her second collegiate victory.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's golf team finished its pre-MIAC Championship schedule Monday with a fourth-place finish at the Frank Wrigglesworth Blugold Collegiate hosted by UW-Eau Claire. Gustavus posted a two-day team total of 599. Jordan Hawkinson finished tied for seventh with a score of 73-74--147 to lead the Gusties.
Gustavus sophomore libero Emily Klein (Red Wing, Minn.) has been named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's Setter/Libero of the Week by the MIAC volleyball coaches. Klein averaged 7.38 digs per game as the Gusties went 3-0 on the week including an important 3-2 win over #16 Carleton.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's golf team sits third after Sunday's first round of the Frank Wrigglesworth UWEC Collegiate at the Eau Claire Country Club. The Gusties (297) trail host UW-Eau Claire (296) by a stroke and day one leader Saint John's (292) by five. Jordan Hawkinson is tied for sixth place after an opening round 73. The tournament concludes with 18 holes on Monday.
The Gustavus men's cross country team finished 28th out of 52 teams in a very strong field at the Roy Griak Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and run at the Les Bolstad Golf Course.
Senior Lauren Hom and first year Sierra Krebsbach lost a heartbreaking match in the finals of the doubles draw at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Midwest Region Tournament hosted by Luther College. Hom and Krebsbach, who were seeded second, lost to top-seeded Amanda Santa Romana and Elicza Buys of Carthage 9-8 (7-5 in the tiebreaker).
The Gustavus Adolphus women's golf team edged Wartburg by a single stroke (334-335) Sunday to capture the Division III Midwest Classic. Gustavus' Breanne Staples captured medalist honors with a 77 on a very challenging layout at Troy Burne Golf Club in Hudson, Wis. The tournament was shortened to 18 holes after Saturday's first round was washed out by inclement weather.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis team opened its fall season at the six-team Drake Invitatoinal in Des Moines, Iowa. Andy Bryan and Jesse Brauer reached the consolation final of A Flight Singles Tournament, while Chad Olson and Ben Tomasek reached the consolation final of the B Flight Singles Tournament. The doubles team of Mike Burdakin and Charlie Paukert advanced to the quarterfinal round of the doubles draw. The Gusties were the only non-scholarship program in the tournament.
The Gustavus volleyball team continued its winning ways with a convincing 3-1 (31-29, 30-22, 31-33, 30-19) win over the College of St. Catherine on Saturday afternoon in St. Paul. The Gusties are now 12-3 overall and 4-0 in the MIAC.