Archive for May, 2008
The Golf Coaches Association of America has released its post-season awards following the NCAA Men's Golf Championships and recognized Gustavus athletes Kyle Rohlfs (Fergus Falls, Minn.), Eric Harris (Eden Prairie, Minn.), and Jordan Hawkinson (Lindstrom, Minn.). Kyle Rohlfs was named to the PING All-America Third Team, while Eric Harris and Jordan Hawkinson were named to the PING Central All-Region Team.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has recently named Gustavus Adolphus College women's tennis player Jenni White (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) the ITA Central Region Senior Player of the Year. White played in the top spot for the Gusties this season, as the team went 24-9 and finished fifth at the NCAA Team Championships in St. Peter.
Gustavus student Jessie Doig is doing a video recap of each day at the championships. Jessie’s piece includes highlights of matches during the day and interviews with coaches and players. Watch the Video
Seeded players continued to fall in the second round of the singles competition of the 2008 NCAA Championships. Bowdoin’s Kristen Raymond knocked off sixth-seeded Marissa Lin of the University of Chicago in the second round 6-0, 6-1. Grace Baljon of Williams lost the first set to seventh-seeded Gab Carvalho of the University of the South [...]
Round one of the singles competition was finally completed at 1:15 p.m., and two more seeds fell during the round. Nicole Pontee of Vassar College came from behind to defeat #8-seed Becky Morse-Karzen of the University of Mary Washington 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. Meghan McCooey of Tufts University displayed her mental toughness after dropping the first [...]
As the wind speed increased, so did the intensity level of two matches in the first round. Leslie Hansen of MIT pulled off the first upset of the NCAA Singles Championships by defeating #3-seed Jordan Hook of Wheaton College (Illinois) in a tight 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4) match. Julia Browne of Tufts outlasted Janelle Arita [...]
The first round of singles play is underway at the 2008 NCAA Women’s Tennis Individual Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Matches are being played on all 12 courts as the top 32 tennis players in Division III are showcasing their skills. It is a beautiful day with a light breeze and [...]
The Gustavus men's tennis doubles team of Andy Bryan and Charlie Paukert won its first round match at the NCAA Championship in Lewiston, Maine on Friday afternoon. Bryan and Paukert defeated David Ashlock and Dustin Phillips of Texas-Tyler 6-2, 6-3 and will now face the third seeded team of Filip Marinkovic and Andrew Thomson of Middlebury on Saturday afternoon in a quarterfinal match.
The Gustavus women's golf team posted a solid final round score of 316 (+28) to finish sixth at the NCAA Championships out of 20 teams. The 72-hole tournament, was played at Centennial Oaks Golf Course in Waverly, Iowa. The Gusties made up 13 strokes to move up two places and finish one stroke ahead of St. Thomas. Junior Kimbra Kosak (Grand Rapids, Minn.) wrapped up a very strong tournament with a final round score of 75 (+3).
Gustavus Adolphus College women's tennis player Jenni White (Sr., Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) fell in the first round singles competition, while White and Sierra Krebsbach (So., North Oaks, Minn./Mounds View) also lost their first round doubles win at the 2008 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships at Gustavus in St. Peter.