Archive for April, 2006

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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.

Softball Doubleheader with St. Thomas Will Be Broadcast on the Internet

The Gustavus softball team's doubleheader with top-ranked St. Thomas on Wednesday in St. Peter will be broadcast on the internet. The first game will begin at 4 pm with the second game beginning at approximately 5:30 pm. St. Thomas currently leads the MIAC with a record of 16-0, while the Gusties are in second place with a mark of 16-2.

Baseball Sweeps Macalester, Moves Winning Streak to Seven Games

The Gustavus baseball team put 22 runs on the board Tuesday and ran its winning streak to seven games with a doubleheader sweep of Macalester in St. Peter. The Gusties took game one 11-2 and won game two 11-1. Shea Roehrkasse went 5-for-7 with two RBI, while Mike DesLauriers went 5-for-6 with two RBI to lead Gustavus. The Gusties improve to 21-10 overall, 9-5 in the MIAC and will travel to Bethel for a doubleheader Saturday.

Madson, Click Named MIAC Players of the Week

Gustavus Adolphus College senior baseball player Aaron Madson and first-year softball player Rachael Click have been named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week in their respective sports for the week ending April 23, 2006.

Women’s Golf Wins Seven-Team MWCGA Invitational in Convincing Fashion

The Gustavus women's golf team made a strong statement to the NCAA Championship selection committee with a 23-stroke win over second place St. Thomas at the Minnesota Women's Collegiate Golf Association Invitational. The Gusties were led by senior Kelli Groff who finished first with a 36-hole total of 76-73--149.

Women’s Tennis Posts 9-0 Victories at St. Kate’s and Hamline

The Gustavus women's tennis team improved to 23-4 overall and 9-0 in the MIAC with 9-0 wins over the College of St. Catherine and Hamline University Sunday in St. Paul. Tara Houlihan, Lyndsey Palen, Darcy Haubrick and Hannah Frericks each captured two singles victories and two doubles victories for the Gusties. Gustavus will face St. Olaf Monday before hosting the MIAC Women's Tennis Championships Friday and Saturday.

Softball Sweeps Carleton 12-4, 8-1

Gustavus softball notched its second consecutive sweep in as many days with 12-4 and 8-1 wins over Carleton in St. Peter Sunday afternoon. Rachael Click (Fr., Rochester, Minn.) had five hits in five at-bats and scored four runs along with four RBI in the two games.

Baseball Takes Pair From Wartburg 8-5, 10-2

The Gustavus Adolphus baseball team pushed its winning streak to five games Sunday with a doubleheader sweep of non-conference foe Wartburg. Justin Boelter pitched effectively in game one, allowing five runs on six hits to get the 8-5 win despite giving up a pair of home runs to Wartburg catcher Brian Greiner. The Gusties used a seven-run fifth inning to turn what had been a scoreless pitcher's dual into a runaway 10-2 victory.

Men’s Golf Team Places Fifth at Saint John’s Invitational

The Gustavus men's golf team finished fifth out of 14 teams at the Saint John's Invitational played at Rich Spring Golf Club in Roccori, Minnesota. The competing teams played 36 holes today in the one-day event. The Gusties posted a total of 297-297--594 to finish 14 strokes behind host Saint John's at 300-280--580. Sophomore Jordan Hawkinson led Gustavus individually as he placed 11th with a total 73-75--148.

Women’s Tennis Pushes Record to 21-4 With 9-0 Win Over Carleton

The Gustavus women's tennis team moved to 21-4 overall, 7-0 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with a 9-0 win over Carleton College Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. Five different Gusties recorded wins in both singles and doubles during the dual. The Gusties will close out its regular season dual schedule on the road with matches against St. Kate's and Hamline Sunday before finishing with a dual against St. Olaf Monday.