Archive for May, 2004
The Gusties defeated Concordia 7-6 and then lost to St. Thomas 4-2 on Friday. The team will play St. Olaf on Saturday afternoon in the consolation final.
The Gustavus women's golf team finished sixth out of ten teams at the NCAA Championships played in Green Lake, Wisconsin.
Gustavus sophomore first baseman Ben Sherer has been named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year by the MIAC baseball coaches. A two-time all-conference selection, Sherer won the MIAC batting title with a .513 average.
The Gustavus women's golf team fired a team score of 329 (+37) on Thursday and moved up one place to sixth in the 10-team national tournament in Green Lake, Wisconsin.
Luke Benoit's seven-under par 65 sparked the Gustavus men's golf team to the program's first ever NCAA Division III National Championship. Benoit, a senior from Faribault, Minn, scored a double-eagle two on the par 5 16th hole to secure the victory.
The Gustavus women's golf team fired a team score of 345 (+53) on Wednesday and slipped one place to sixth in the 10-team national tournament in Green Lake, Wisconsin.
The Gustavus men's golf team is within 18 holes of claiming the program's first ever national championship. The Gusties lead Methodist and Redlands by six strokes heading into the final day.
The Gustavus women's tennis team suffered a surprising 5-3 loss to Washington and Lee University in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Team Championship being held in Memphis, Tennessee.
The men's tennis team saw their hopes of a national title go up in smoke with a disappointing 4-1 loss to Williams in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships being held in Lewiston, Maine.
The Gustavus men's athletic program has claimed the George Durenberger trophy for winning the MIAC All-Sports competition. The women's program, which finished second, had its string of three consecutive All-Sports titles ended by St. Thomas.