Archive for April, 2006


Track and Field Hosts Rain-Soaked Drake Alternative

The Gustavus track and field team came away with ten event wins Saturday its own Drake Alternative Meet in St. Peter. Sari Lindeman won both the long jump and triple jump in rain-soaked conditions to emerge as the only Gustavus athlete to record multiple individual event wins.


Men’s Tennis Wins 18th Consecutive MIAC Championship

The Gustavus men's tennis team defeated Carleton 9-0 on Saturday to claim its 18th consecutive MIAC Championship. The Gusties, who are ranked #1 nationally, defeated St. Mary's 5-1, Saint John's 8-1, and Carleton 9-0 on their way to the title. The tournament, which was moved indoors due to rain, was played at the Rochester Athletic Club.


Women’s Tennis Captures 21st MIAC Title 6-0 Over Carleton

The Gustavus women's tennis team won its 21st Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title Saturday with a 6-0 win over Carleton at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter. Seniors Tara Houlihan and Lyndsey Palen teamed for a win at No. 1 doubles before recording wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively. The seventh-rated Gusties (27-4) must now wait to see if they will host First- and Second-Round NCAA matches next weekend. That announcement will be made Monday, May 1.

Women’s Tennis Advances to MIAC Championship Match With 5-0 Win Over St. Thomas

The Gustavus women's tennis team moved into the title match of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Championship Saturday morning with a 5-0 win over fourth-seed St. Thomas. The Gusties swept all three doubles matches and picked up singles wins by Tara Houlihan (#1 spot) and Jaime Gaard (#4 spot) to close out the match. Gustavus will face the winner of the Carleton/Saint Benedict semifinal at approximately 1 p.m. for the title.


Showers Send Final Day of MIAC Women’s Tennis Championships Indoors

Due to lingering showers Saturday morning in St. Peter, the final day of the 2006 MIAC Women's Tennis Championships has been forced indoors. Matches will again be played at the Swanson Tennis Center on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College, with selected matches being played at the Mankato Indoor Tennis Center in Mankato. Please check the tournament website for scores and schedule updates.


Women’s Tennis Downs Bethel 6-0 to Advance to MIAC Semifinal

The Gustavus women's tennis team took another step toward its 21st Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title Friday when they shut out Bethel 6-0 in a league tournament quarterfinal at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter. The Gusties will face fourth-seed St. Thomas Saturday morning in one semifinal.


Men’s Tennis Advances to Semifinals of MIAC Championship With 5-1 Win Over Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus men's tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the MIAC Championship with a 5-1 win over Saint Mary's on Friday afternoon. Rain forced the match indoors and it was played at the Owatonna Tennis Club. The Gusties (#1 seed) will play Saint John's (#5 seed) on Saturday at 12:30 pm in Northfield, Minn.

Heat Sheets Available For Sixth Annual Drake Alternative Meet

The Gustavus track and field team will host its sixth annual Drake Alternative Meet Saturday, April 29 in St. Peter. Field events are scheduled begin at 10:30 a.m. while running events will get underway at approximately 12:15 p.m., with the exception of the 10000-meter run, which will start at 10:50 a.m. Heat sheets are available by clicking here.

Women’s Tennis Downs St. Olaf 9-0

The Gustavus Adolphus women's tennis team closed out its 15th consecutive spotless MIAC schedule Wednesday with a 9-0 win over St. Olaf in Northfield. The Gusties, now 24-4 overall and rated seventh in the nation, will host the 2006 MIAC Championships this weekend.


Softball Splits With Rival St. Thomas

Gustavus softball earned a split against conference rival St. Thomas Wednesday afternoon as the Tommies won game one 2-1 and the Gusties won game two 3-2 in St. Peter. Gustavus is now 23-7 overall and 17-3 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. St. Thomas dropped its second game of the season, and its first in the MIAC. The Tommies move to 34-2 overall and 17-1 in the MIAC.