Archive for March, 2011

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Janey Helland Named Central Region Field Athlete Of The Year, Earns All-America Honors

Gustavus Adolphus senior Janey Helland earned All-America honors in both the pentathlon and long jump at the 2011 NCAA Championships held March 11-12 in Columbus, Ohio. In addition, Helland was also named Central Region Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Coach Valentini talks with Tyler Johnson (left) and Joe MacGibbon (right) during their doubles match against UW-Whitewater. 

Men’s Tennis Extends Win Streak To Four With Wins Over Warhawks, Vikings

The Gustavus men's tennis team extended its current win streak to four matches with convincing wins over UW-Whitewater 8-1 and Augustana, S.D. 9-0 on Saturday at the Swanson Tennis Center. The Gusties went 12-0 in singles and 5-1 in doubles on the day.

 

Gymnastics Team Finishes With Season Best Score of 178.350 At WIAC Championships

The Gustavus gymnastics team wrapped up its 2011 team schedule with a season best score of 178.350 at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, which were held at the University of Wisconsin at Stout in Menonomie.

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Women’s Tennis Defeats UW-Whitewater 7-2, Augustana 7-2

The Gustavus women's tennis team defeated UW-Whitewater 7-2 and Augustana 7-2 on Saturday in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties improve to 6-4 overall with the wins, while UW-Whitewater drops to 12-2 and Augustana falls to 8-2.

Janey Helland earned All-America honors for her performances in the pentathlon and long jump at the NCAA Championships. 

Helland Leads Women’s Indoor Track & Field To 14th Place Finish At NCAA Championships

Gustavus senior track and field athlete Janey Helland finished runner-up in the pentathlon and fifth in the long jump to earn the Gusties 12 points and finish tied for 14th place at the 2011 NCAA Championships.

 

Brabbit Caps Off Career With Strong Finish At NCAA Skiing Championships

Gustavus senior Jens Brabbit (Winona, Minn./Cotter) turned in a 34th place performance in the 20k Classic on Friday to wrap up a successful showing at this year’s NCAA Skiing Championships in Stowe, Vermont.

Lindsey Hjelm scored late in the second to put Gustavus up 4-0. 

Christensen Scores Twice As Women’s Hockey Defeats UW-River Falls 4-1 In NCAA Quarterfinal

The Gustavus women’s hockey team defeated the University of Wisconsin-River Falls 4-1 in the NCAA Women’s Ice Hockey Quarterfinal on Friday, March 11, in River Falls, Wis. Jenna Christensen led the Gusties, scoring two goals and picking up two assists on the night. Gustavus and UW-River Falls met on December 10 in River Falls, a […]

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Men’s Hockey Players Mitch Carlson And Ross Ring-Jarvi Earn All-Conference Honors

Gustavus Adolphus senior defenseman Mitch Carlson and junior forward Ross Ring-Jarvi have been honored as All-Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference by a vote of the league’s coaches. Freshman forward Gustav Bengtson earned a spot on the All-Rookie team, while senior Brad Wieck was Gustavus’ representative on the All-MIAC Sportsmanship Team.

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Jens Brabbit Finishes 36th In 10k Freestyle At NCAA Skiing Championships

Gustavus senior Jens Brabbit took 36th place in the 10k freestyle race on Wednesday at the NCAA Skiiing Championships in Stowe, Vermont. Brabbit will compete again on Friday, March 11, in the 20k classic race.

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Gymnastics Team Competes At WIAC Championships On Saturday

The Gustavus gymnastics team will travel to Menomonie, Wis. for the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday, March 12. The University of Wisconsin at Stout will serve as the host for the eight team championship, which is set to start at 4 pm in the Johnson Fieldhouse.