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The Gustavus softball team was recognized last Thursday for its achievements off the field, honored as a 2010-11 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-Academic Team. The Gusties accumulated a 3.293 grade point average (GPA), ranking 60th among NCAA Division III schools. Eight Gustavus softball players were named Division III All-America Scholar Athletes – [...]
The Gustavus softball team swept Concordia on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, winning game one 9-1 and game two 8-0. With the victories, the Gusties move to 11-9 overall and 4-0 in the MIAC.
Every college student tries to find his or her niche once they step onto the campus of their choice. Their search for the perfect school is over, they hope, leaving them time to focus on the many goals and aspirations ahead of them. Gustavus Adolphus junior Sarah Willis seems to be one such student. Starting out slowly and testing the waters a bit, Sarah has blossomed into a rare three-sport athlete here at Gustavus.
The Gustavus softball team had three players selected by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference coaches to the 2005 All-Conference Team, including first baseman Audrey Lenoch (Pine Island, Minn.), pitcher Joyce DeWitz (Good Thunder, Minn.), and second baseman Julie Mahre (White Bear Lake, Minn.).
The Gustavus softball team had three players named to the all-tournament team after last weekend's MIAC Post-season tournament. Those players were first-year infielder Julie Mahre (White Bear Lake, Minn.), sophomore pitcher Joyce DeWitz (Good Thunder, Minn.), and junior outfielder Kristin Kunz (Esko, Minn.).
Despite only one hit, St. Mary's was able to defeat Gustavus and advance to the MIAC championship game. An RBI double by Cardinals catcher Amy Edge in the third inning was the difference, as Gustavus could only muster three hits.
St. Mary's pitcher Jenny Schipp (21-4) struck out six, walked none and scattered six hits in the complete game six-hitter.
A three run first inning would prove to be enough for the Gusties to defeat Hamline in the elimination game Friday afternoon. Joyce DeWitz struck out four and walked only two batters to lead Gustavus to victory.
The Gustavus Adolphus College softball team will play Saint Mary's on Friday in the first round of the MIAC Tournament. Second-seeded Saint Mary's and third-seeded Gustavus begin at 3 p.m. at Hamline in the round-robin format.