Archive for September, 2006
The Gustavus volleyball team remained unbeaten in conference play with an impressive 3-2 win over #16 Carleton in Northfield on Wednesday night. The Gusties rallied from a 2-1 deficit to win the match in five games (24-30, 30-23, 13-30, 30-27, 15-9). Coach Kari Eckheart's squad is now 10-3 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC, while Carleton falls to 6-4 overall and 1-2 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's soccer team lost a close conference match to St. Kate's 2-1 on Wednesday afternoon in St. Peter. Amy Larson scored the lone goal for the Gusties late in the second half. Gustavus falls to 2-4-1 overall and 0-2-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Wildcats are now 2-4-0 on the year and 1-2-0 in the conference.
Hailey Harren was named MIAC Cross Country Female Athlete of the Week after she raced to a new St. Olaf Invitational meet record last Saturday, winning the 6K race in 21:52. Harren, the defending NCAA DIII National champion, won by more than a minute and a half over her nearest competition.
The Gustavus women's tennis team opened its fall season at the seven team Drake Invitational in Des Moines, Iowa. In singles play, senior Jamie Gaard advanced to the quarterfinals, while in doubles play the duo of Lauren Hom and Sierra Krebsbach finished second. The Gusties were the only non-scholarship program in the tournament.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's golf team fired a second-round 308 to finish tied with UW-Eau Claire for fourth place at the Saint John's Invitational Sunday at Blackberry Ridge G.C. in Sartell. The Gustie Gold squad and the Blugolds each shot 36-hole team totals of 623 to finish eight strokes behind the Blue squad from host Saint John's. The Gustie Black squad finished finished tied for 12th (655).
The Gustavus men's cross country team finished eighth out of 23 teams at the St. Olaf Invitational in Northfield, Minn. Dan Foley led the Gusties for a second straight week as he finished 40th in a time of 27:56.
The Gustavus women's cross country team finished sixth out of 19 teams at the St. Olaf Invitational in Northfield on Saturday. Senior Hailey Harren finished first individually and set a new course record with a time of 21:52.
The Gustavus men's soccer team remained unbeaten on the season with a 3-0 win over Concordia College in Moorhead on Saturday afternoon. Jeffrey Johnson led the Gusties with two goals, while Dan Suchy added one goal and one assist. Gustavus is now 5-0-1 on the season.
Led by first-year Ricky Copeland's 75, the Gustavus Adolphus men's golf team sits in a sixth place tie with host Saint John's after day one at the Saint John's Invitational with a 18-hole team total of 315. Copeland is tied with two other golfers just one shot off the lead. St. Thomas (310) leads Augsburg and St. Cloud State by a stroke in the team race, while nine teams are within seven strokes of the lead.
The Gustavus women's soccer battled Concordia-Moorhead to a 0-0 tie in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. Both teams had scoring opportunities throughout the game but neither was able to capitalize on them. The Gusties' record moves to 2-3-1 overall and 0-1-1 in the conference. The Cobbers are now 4-1-1 overall and 1-0-1 in the MIAC.