Archive for March, 2007
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team dropped one spot to sixth place after the second day of the NCAA Division III Championships which are being held at the University of Houston. Matt Stewart once again turned in the top performance for the Gusties as he finished second in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:39.21.
The Gustavus men's swimming team is in fifth place after the first day of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships which are being held at the University of Houston. Kenyon College of Gambier, Ohio is in first place with 154 points. The Gusties scored 80 points and trail fourth place Johns Hopkins (82) by two points. Sophomore Matt Stewart turned in the top performance of the day as he finished third in the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 4:29.08.
Andrea Peterson, Margaret Dorer Named All-Americans in Women’s Hockey; Peterson Named Division III Player of the Year
Gustavus Adolphus College senior defender Andrea Peterson and junior defender Margaret Dorer were recognized by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) as 2007 RBK Hockey Division III Women's All-Americans Thursday evening. Peterson was also named the 2007 recipient of the Laura Hurd Award given annually by the AHCA to the College Division Women's Hockey Player of the Year.
Both Gustavus Adolphus tennis teams remained ranked in the top 15 nationally as the first Fila Division III Tennis rankings of the spring were released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Thursday, March 15. The Gustavus men, ranked fourth nationally in the fall edition of the rankings, dropped one notch to fifth, while the Gustavus women moved up one spot to 12th. UC-Santa Cruz is ranked first nationally on the men's side, while Emory is top-ranked on the women's side.
Andrea Peterson, Margaret Dorer Named to Division III All-USCHO First Team West; Kelly Crandall Tabbed for Second Team
Gustavus Adolphus College defenders Andrea Peterson and Margaret Dorer have been named to the 2007 Division III All-USCHO First Team West as announced by USCHO.com Thursday. Senior forward Kelly Crandall was a second-team selection. Top-ranked Plattsburgh State (N.Y.), the host for this weekend's NCAA Division III Women's Hockey Championship, also had three players recognized.
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team will send nine competitors to the NCAA Championships which will take place this Thursday through Saturday at the University of Houston. Matt Stewart, Scott Hagemeyer, and Skylar Davis qualified automatically, while the 200 and 400 free relays also automatically qualified for the national meet.
d3hoops.com released its 2006-07 All-Region team and senior post Bri Monahan and junior guard Jess Vadnais were both named to the West Region First Team. Monahan and Vadnais were key parts of a Gustavus team that posted a 22-6 record and participated in the NCAA Tournament.
The Gustavus softball team had a busy weekend at the Sun West Invitational in Orange, California posting a record of 4-2 and improving to 6-2 on the season. Emily Klein led the team in hitting with a .417 average, while Julie Mahre hit .368 with four home runs. Joyce DeWitz led the team on the mound with a record of 2-1 and a 3.32 earned run average.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis team, rated fourth in NCAA Division III, fell 7-0 to Drake University Sunday afternoon in Des Moines, Iowa. Drake is rated 53rd in the most recent NCAA Division I rankings. Gustavus' No. 1 doubles team of Andy Bryan and Jesse Brauer pushed Maor Zirkin and Dalibor Pavic, rated 17th in Division I, into a tie-breaker but fell in the end 9-8 (7-3).
For the second straight weekend, the Gustavus Adolphus baseball team picked up a doubleheader split at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. The Gusties fell to Luther 4-0 in game one and then responded with a 14-5 win in game two. Pat Siering went 2-for-4 with six RBI in game two behind a two-run triple and a grand slam home run to lead the Gusties.