Archive for May, 2008
The Gustavus men's golf team posted a final round team score of 304 to finish in 19th place at the NCAA Championships on Friday at Chateau Elan Resort in Braselton, Georgia. The Gusties' four-day, 72-hole team total of 1245 left them four strokes ahead of Nebraska Wesleyan University (1249). Saint John's University came back from fourth place to win the team title with a four-round score of 1192 to finish three strokes ahead of the University of Redlands.
The third-ranked Williams Ephs claimed the 2008 NCAA Team Championship in a thrilling 5-4 decision over the defending team champion Washington and Lee Generals on Thursday afternoon on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. This is the third team title for Williams, and its first since winning back-to-back titles in 2001 [...]
The Denison University Big Red claimed third place at the NCAA Championships by defeating the Sagehens from Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 5-2 on Thursday at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Denison led 2-1 after the completion of doubles matches, and won three of the next four singles matches to record its highest NCAA finish in [...]
The Gustavus women's golf team dropped into a tie for eighth place at the NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships on Thursday at Centennial Oaks Golf Club in Waverly, Iowa after shooting a team score of 322. The Gusties have a three-day total of 323-323-322--968. First place Methodist University is 27 strokes ahead of the second place team with scores of 307-309-299--915.
The Gustavus men's golf team climbed up the leaderboard three places to stand in 18th place heading into the last round of the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships on Thursday at Chateau Elan Resort in Braselton, Georgia, by recording a team score of 304 for a three-day total of 320-317-304--941. St. John Fisher College remains the team leader by four strokes with a three-round total of 302-294-297--893.
The National Golf Coaches Association named Kimbra Kosak (Jr., Grand Rapids, Minn.) as the 2008 Division III recipient of the Kim Moore Spirit Award at the NGCA Division III Awards Banquet held in Waverly, Iowa on Wednesday evening, May 14. Kosak, who is only the third Division III athlete to earn the award, was also named the Division III Freshman of the Year in 2006 by the NGCA.
Gustavus Adolphus College men's golfers Jordan Hawkinson (Sr., Lindstrom, Minn./Chisago Lakes), and Mark Stuckey (Sr., St. Peter, Minn.) have been recognized by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as Division III Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for their play on the links as well as their work in the classroom. Hawkinson leads the team with a 75.1 scoring average, while Stuckey is third (76.3) during the 2007-08 season.
The National Golf Coaches Association announced its 2007-08 awards at the recent NCAA Division III Championships and three Gustavus golfers were honored by the NGCA. Rachel Roberg received First Team All-America honors, while Kali Griggs received Second Team All-America honors and Kimbra Kosak received honorable mention All-America honors. In addition, Roberg, Griggs, and Kosak were named to the Midwest All-Region team.
Pairings for the singles and doubles team championships were announced today. Both brackets can be found on the NCAA Web site. Gustavus Adolphus College will host the individual championships May 16-18, which will be held at the Swanson Tennis Center in Saint Peter, Minnesota.In the 2007 championship finals of the singles tournament, DePauw’s Liz Bondi [...]
Washington and Lee University advanced to the NCAA Championship match after defeating Denison University 5-1 on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. The top-ranked Generals, who are currently undefeated at 28-0, have not lost to a Division III opponent since March 31, 2007 when Williams beat Washington and Lee [...]