Entries tagged with ‘Men’s Swimming and Diving’
The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team competed in the two-day Minnesota Challenge held in the Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota on Friday and Saturday. No team scores were kept, as it was the Gusties final swim meet before competition at the MIAC Championships held on February 18-20 in the U of M Aquatics Center.
The Gustavus men’s swimming and diving teams tallied eight first place finishes, yet could not hold off St. Thomas in a 155-146 dual meet loss on Friday night in St. Paul, Minn. Whitaker Davis had a big night for the Gusties, as he won both the 200 butterfly (2:01.35) and 500 freestyle (4:45.70), and took second in the 100 freestyle (49.46).
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team defeated Carleton 187-93 in a dual meet on Friday night in St. Peter, Minn. Gustavus tallied 12 event wins and eight second place finishes in the meet. Skylar Davis led the way with three first place finishes. Skylar won the 200 (1:46.14) and 500 freestyle (4:48.39), and the 200 IM (2:02.26).
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team finished in second place with 661 points at the CSB/SJU Invitational on Saturday afternoon in Collegeville, Minn. The Gusties tallied four event wins on the day, two of which were by Paul Kirihara who won the 100 (55.15) and 200 backstroke (2:00.67). Saint Cloud State University won the meet with 829 points.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams returned home from their Christmas training trip in Puerto Rico on Saturday. During their time in Puerto Rico, the Gusties took on Marist College in an unscored dual meet at the National Natatorium in San Juan.
The Gustavus men's swimming team took first place at the Falcon Invitational held in the University of Minnesota's Aquatics Center on Friday and Saturday. Skylar Davis was the top Gustavus swimmer, winning the 200 and 500 freestyle, and the 400 IM. The Gusties registered 995 points in the two-day swim meet.
tTori Hubbard, Brittani Matzke, Eydie Kramer, Bill Klein, and Ryan Ortlip represented the Gustavus women's and men's diving teams in this weekends SCSU Diving Invite. The two-day event was held in St. Cloud, Minn. on Friday and Saturday this past weekend.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior swimmer and junior hockey player David Martinson have been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men's At-Large Team as released by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Pearson, a College Division First Team selection, and Martinson, a College Division Third Team selection, are the third and fourth Gustavus student-athletes to be named CoSIDA Academic All-Americans this year.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced on Monday that Gustavus Adolphus senior swimmer Dave Pearson has been named one of 29 men's winter sport recipients of a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Pearson, a two-time All-American as a member of the 800 free relay team, maintains a 4.0 gpa with a major in chemistry. He will attend medical school next fall at either the University of Minnesota or Washington University in St. Louis.
Senior Matt Stewart continued his strong performance at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with a sixth place finish in the 200 freestyle on Thursday evening. Stewart posted a career best time of 1:38.49 which broke his own school and MIAC record of 1:39.21. Carrie Gundersen was the lone women's swimmer to compete on the day and she finished 40th in the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:54.61.