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Houlihan and Palen Advance to Doubles Final at NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships

The Gustavus Adolphus doubles team of seniors Tara Houlihan and Lyndsey Palen advanced to the championship final of the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships with a pair of wins Sunday in Santa Cruz, Calif. The Gustie tandem will face DePauw's Liz Bondi and Amrita Padda in Monday's final.

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Women’s Tennis Results From Opening Day of NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's tennis program saw its doubles team of Tara Houlihan and Lyndsey Palen advance to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championship being played at the University of California, Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, California. Houlihan, also competing in singles, bowed out of the singles draw in the second round following a three-set first-round win.

The Gustavus Adolphus women’s tennis team closed out its season Wednesday with a 5-1 loss to Emory University. 

Women’s Tennis Bows Out of NCAA Championships With 5-1 Loss to Emory

The seventh-rated Gustavus Adolphus women's tennis team fell to fifth-rated Emory University 5-1 Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Team Championships being held at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Defending NCAA Division III doubles champions Tara Houlihan and Lyndsey Palen picked up the lone Gustavus point with an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles. Gustavus closes its season at 28-5.

Gustavus Adolphus sits third heading into the final day of the NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships. 

Women’s Golf Remains Third Heading Into Final Round of NCAA Championships

Despite a nearly five-hour lightning delay in the middle of the round, the Gustavus Adolphus women's golf team maintained their third-place position during Thursday's third round of the 2006 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships at the Mission Inn Golf Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. After their third-round 331, the Gusties have a 56-hole team total of 987, five shots back of DePauw (982) and 12 shots clear of Wartburg (999). Methodist is cruising in first place with a team total of 928.

The Gustavus women’s golf team sits third after two rounds at the NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships. 

Women’s Golf Third Following Second Round at NCAA Championships

The Gustavus women's golf team fired a second-round 322 to move into third place at the midway point of the NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. With a two-day total of 656, the Gusties sit four shots back of second place DePauw (652) and eight shots clear of fourth place Wartburg (664). Methodist leads after 36 holes with a team score of 615. Rachel Roberg is currently the low Gustie with an 18-hole total of 160.

Senior Tara Houlihan has been selected to participate in both both singles and doubles at this year’s NCAA Championships. 

Women’s Tennis Draws Defending National Champion Emory in NCAA Quarterfinals

The seventh-rated Gustavus Adolphus women's tennis team will face Emory University in a NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Team Championship Quarterfinal Wednesday, May 17 in Santa Cruz, California. Gustavus is making its 17th trip to the quarterfinal round in 18 years. Emory is the three-time defending national champion.

Brian Amundson tries to catch his breath after tying for ninth in the 100 freestyle with a time of 45.78 seconds. 

Men’s Swimming and Diving Breaks Four School Records, Finishes 11th at NCAA Championships

The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team used a sixth in the 400 free relay, an eighth in the 1650 free and a tie for ninth in the 100 free to solidify its position as one of the top programs in the country at the 2006 NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, which ended Saturday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis. The Gusties finished 11th with 118 points, just 1.5 points behind tenth place Tufts University.

Ben Hanson explodes off the platform to begin the anchor leg of the 800 freestyle relay. 

Men’s Swimming and Diving Enters Final Day of NCAA Championships in 11th Place

The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team posted an 11th, a 12th and a 13th-place finish during day two of the 2006 NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships to remain in the mix for a top ten team finish. The Gusties enter the final day of competition in 11th place with 70 points, just a pair of markers ahead of The College of New Jersey in 12th place. Gustavus will compete in five of seven events on Saturday, including the 400 freestyle relay, where it has the third-best seed time.

Ben Hanson finished 12th in the 500 free and swam a leg on the 12th-place 400 medley relay 

Men’s Swimming and Diving Tenth After Day One at NCAA Championships

Led by an eighth place finish by the 200 freestyle relay, the Gustavus men's swimming and diving team finds itself in tenth place following the first day of the 2006 NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships. The Gusties have accumulated 44.5 points through six events. Kenyon has a commanding lead over the field, posting 158 points on day one.

The 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relays were automatic qualifiers to this year’s championships. 

Men’s Swimming and Diving Sends Ten to NCAA Championships

The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team has qualified ten swimmers to compete in the 2006 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships. The championships will take place March 16-18 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Brian Amundson, Clement Auyeung, Billy Cuevas, Scott Hagemeyer, Ben Hanson, Jeff Pearson, Greg Pokorski, Matt Stewart, Tyler Wakefield and Connor Ziegler will compete in four relay events and nine individual events.