Archive for May, 2012
Cary, North Carolina - Gustavus Adolphus tennis players Amrik Donkena (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis (So., Savage, Minn.) are set to compete in the NCAA Individual Men’s Tennis Championship Tournament of both the singles and doubles draw. Both the singles and doubles tournaments will begin on Thursday, May 24 and will be held at [...]
The NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Committee announced Sunday the participants in the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships set to take place on May 24-26. Three Gustavus Adolphus student-athletes have qualified for this year’s competition, they include senior Steve Groskreutz (Faribault, Minn.), junior Josh [...]
Lisa Klass earns CoSIDA Academic All-America honors. Photo courtesy of Sport PiX, graphic design by Dan Coquyt - Gustavus Sports Information St. Peter, Minn. - Standout second baseman Lisa Klass (Richfield, Minn.) can enjoy one more honor during her final week at Gustavus Adolphus College, as the senior has earned a spot on the 2012 [...]
Coral Springs, Florida - The National Golf Coaches Association has announced the 2011-12 student-athlete and coaches awards for Division III Women’s Collegiate Golf, and with that, three Gustavus Adolphus women’s golfers were named to the NGCA All-Midwest Region Team. All-Region recipients representing the Three Crowns include seniors Taylor Drenttel (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) and Ann [...]
Gustavus Adolphus senior golfer Taylor Drenttel (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) and junior hockey player Lindsey Hjelm (North Oaks, Minn.) have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Team for District Six. The 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released [...]
The Gustavus men’s golf team concluded its season Friday by shooting a 303 (+15) in the fourth and final round of the NCAA Division III Championships held in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. The Gusties shot a four-day total of 301-297-307-303 – 1208 (+56), tying Greensboro for 12th place, their best finish since winning the national title in 2004.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2012 Softball Awards on Thursday, May 17, recognizing four Gustavus softball players as All-Conference performers this season. Taking home All-MIAC distinction for the Black and Gold was senior Lisa Klass (Richfield, Minn.), junior Kate Rentschler (Lakefield, Minn.), and first-years Kailey Morgan (Mound, Minn.) and Sarah Rozell (Lakeville, Minn.). [...]
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) posts a weekly feature story each Friday titled “MIAC Friday Feature.” And this week’s feature highlights the collegiate and professional tennis career of former Gustavus standout Eric Butorac `03.
The Gustavus men’s golf team shot a 307 (+19) in the third round of the NCAA Championships Thursday in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., falling from 11th to 14th place after the day two cut Host Oglethrope still leads the field of 15 teams by 16 strokes with a three-day total of 867 (+2). Methodist sits in second at 883 (+19), while Transylvania is in third with a total of 892 (+28).
Grant Soderberg was named Rookie-of-the-Year by the MIAC. Soderberg solidified himself as a key starter for Gustavus, going 3-5 with a 2.73 ERA this season. The Gustavus baseball team’s Grant Soderberg (Fy., Eden Prairie, Minn.) and Drew Block (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) highlighted the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s post season awards released earlier this week. Soderberg [...]