Archive for March, 2006
The Gustavus Adolphus softball team saw its record evened at 4-4 Monday with a pair of wins at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic in Cape Coral, Florida. The Gusties used a pair of three-run innings to move past Colby 7-4 in the morning and then came back to post a 5-1 win over Fredonia State (N.Y.). Gustavus will have an off day Tuesday before wrapping up its Spring Break trip with games against Massachusetts Institute of Technology and UW-Whitewater on Wednesday.
The fourth-ranked Gustavus women's tennis team posted a pair of wins over nationally-ranked Amherst and Tufts during the first two days of play at the Fab Five Women's Tennis Tournament hosted by Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. The Gusties defeated #3 Amherst 5-3 Saturday and #27 Tufts 6-3 Sunday afternoon to move to 16-2 overall.
The Gustavus softball team opened its Spring Break trip with a sweep of Oberlin College and DePauw University at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic in Fort Myers, Florida. The Gusties used a six-run third inning to defeat the Yeowomen, 8-0, in five innings, while needing nine innings to edge past DePauw, 7-6.
The Gustavus Adolphus baseball team opened its spring break trip to Phoenix with a doubleheader sweep of Allegheny College. As has been the case in each of the Gusties' first two doubleheaders, Josh Spitzack threw a gem during a 5-3 win in game one and the Gustie bats took over in game two, completing the sweep with a 9-2 win.
Gustavus Adolphus junior Brittany Moore capped off the Golden Gustie gymnastics season with a ninth place finish in the vault Saturday at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championships in Brockport, New York. Moore, who finished 11th last year on the vault, posted a score of 9.525 in the finals. That score, combined with Friday's qualifying score of 9.425, left Moore with a two-day total of 18.950.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team has qualified three individuals for the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championships which will take place this Friday and Saturday at Brockport State University in Brockport, New York. Taking part for the Gusties will be Brittany Moore (vault), Laura Hansen (uneven bars), and Christine Askham (floor exercise).
The Gustavus men's tennis team improved its record to 17-3 with wins over Saint Mary's (9-0), Wartburg (7-0), and Saint John's (8-1) this past Saturday. Coach Steve Wilkinson's squad only dropped two sets in 18 singles matches played on Saturday and did not lose any of the nine doubles matches.
Gustavus Adolphus College junior defender Andrea Peterson (White Bear Lake, Minn.) and sophomore forward Molly Doyle (Eagan, Minn.) have been named to the 2006 RBK Women's Division III Hockey All-America team that was selected by members of the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA).
Gustavus Adolphus men's hockey defenseman Jon Keseley (Jr., St. Louis Park, Minn.), who led the Gusties in scoring this season with 41 points, has been named to the RBK Hockey Division III All-America West Second Team by the American Hockey Coaches Association.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's swimming and diving team had six swimmers earn All-America honors at the 2006 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships. The championships took place March 16-18 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The swimmers include juniors Brian Amundson and Scott Hagemeyer, sophomore Ben Hanson, and freshmen Clement Auyeung, Matt Stewart and Tyler Wakefield.