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Gustavus sophomore Joey MacGibbon has been named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week for his contributions to Gustavus’ MIAC Playoff title this past weekend. The Gusties defeated St. Thomas in the semifinals 5-1 and Carleton in the championship match 5-0, and MacGibbon claimed two victories at No. 3 doubles and one at No. 5 singles.
Gustavus' Tyler McMorrow (St. Cloud, Minn./Cathedral) picked a good time to shoot the best round of his young college career. The Gustie sophomore turned in his best collegiate score to finish under par and take second place among a talented field at Sunday's 36-hole Saint John's Spring Invitational. In the process, he helped Gustavus move from seventh place after round one, to second place in the final standings as the top Division III team in the field. For his performance, McMorrow has been named the final MIAC Men's Golf Athlete-of-the-Week of the 2011-12 season.
The Gustavus men’s track and field team posted one of its best performances of the season last Saturday in its first home meet – the 11th annual Lee Krough Invitational held in St. Peter, Minn. Sophomore standout Blair Riegel continued to impress both on the track and in the field by claiming two first place finishes along with a pair of top-three performances. For his outstanding performance, Riegel has been named MIAC Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete-of-the-Week.
Junior Kate Rentschler has been named the MIAC's Pitcher-of-the-Week for her 3-0 performance last week. Gustavus Adolphus junior pitcher Kate Rentschler (Lakefield, Minn.) has hit her stride over her past three starts, going 3-0 within that time span to earn herself the MIAC’s honor of Pitcher-of-the-Week for her outstanding play. Rentschler was on the hill [...]
For the fourth and final time this season, it was a Gustavus men’s hockey player earning MIAC Athlete-of-the-Week honors, as rookie John Mclean (Eagan, Minn.) garnered the distinction for his performance in Gustavus’ 4-2 victory over St. Olaf in the MIAC Playoff Championship on Saturday, March 3rd in St. Peter, Minn. After turning away eight [...]
The Gustavus men’s tennis team performed at a dominant level last Saturday with clean sweeps over Elmhurst, 9-0, and Grinnell, 9-0, at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minn. At the forefront of that dominance was junior Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn.), winning at the No. 1 singles and doubles spots against each team. For his outstanding play, Donkena has been named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week.
Gustavus women’s hockey senior Mollie Carroll (Eagan, Minn.) has been named MIAC Women’s Hockey Athlete of the Week for the leading the Gustie offense in a 4-2 victory over Concordia in the league’s playoff title game Saturday in St. Peter, Minn. Carroll bookends the conference’s Athlete of the Week honor as she garnered the award after the first week of the season.
For his record-setting performance at the Pre-MIAC Meet last weekend, Gustavus junior John Owens has been named MIAC Indoor Field Athlete of the Week. This is the second time the Brooklyn Park, Minn. has received the recognition this season.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference named Gustavus junior Josh Owens as its Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Ted Nelson Classic at Minnesota State University-Mankato on Saturday. Owens won the pole vault against a field of NCAA Division II teams, clearing a height of 15-9.25 feet – 5.75 inches higher than the second place vaulter.
Gustavus Adolphus sophomore forward Adam Smyth (Burnsville, Minn.) has been named MIAC Men’s Hockey Athlete-of-the-Week for his play this weekend. Smyth had a breakout performance on Saturday night against Lawrence University, scoring four goals in Gustavus’ 5-3 victory over the Vikings. The Gusties extended their winning-streak to four games with back-to-back 5-3 wins over Concordia [...]