Archive for May, 2005
The Gustavus men's golf team compiled a team score of 329 (+41) and is in 22nd place after the first round of golf at the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships. The championships opened on Monday, May 9 at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida.
The Gustavus baseball team swept non-conference opponent Simpson College 5-2 and 8-5 in St. Peter on Sunday afternoon. The Gusties, who improved to 20-17 overall, will close out their regular season on Monday against Saint John's at 2:30 pm.
The Gustavus women's tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Team Championship on Sunday afternoon, defeating Carthage College 5-2. This will be the 17th consecutive trip to the quarterfinals for the Gusties. The Gusties, 30-2 overall, will play next at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan on May 18-20.
The Gustavus women's track and field team competed at the Meet of the Unsaintly hosted by Hamline University on Friday, May 6 in St. Paul. No team scores were kept. Junior Kourtney Joyce (Wadena, Minn.) won the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:26.79.
The Gustavus men's track and field team competed at the Meet of the Unsaintly hosted by Hamline University on Friday, May 6 in St. Paul, Minn. No team scores were kept. Senior Alex Kestly (Chisholm, Minn.) won the discus throw with distance 151-9.
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.
The Gustavus men's tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Team Championship for the 12th consecutive year with a 5-2 win over Carthage on Saturday afternoon. The match, which was moved indoors due to rain and wind, was played at the Swanson Tennis Center on the Gustavus campus.
The Gustavus baseball doubleheader with Saint John's scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to rain and moved to Monday, May 9 at 2:30 pm in St. Peter. The doubleheader with Simpson set for Sunday, May 8 will be played as scheduled.
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.
St. Mary's pitcher Jenny Schipp (21-4) struck out six, walked none and scattered six hits in the complete game six-hitter.