Archive for April, 2006
The Gustavus Adolphus women's track and field team posted a number of top-ten finishes at Saturday's Manitou Classic hosted by St. Olaf College. Senior Kourtney Joyce won the 5000-meter run with a time of 17:52.05, while Lisa Brown placed first in the javelin throw with a school-record and NCAA provisional qualifying toss of 133 feet, 9 inches. Ashley Cronen finished third in the 800-meter run with a NCAA provisional qualifying time of 2:15.35.
The Gustavus women's golf team is in first place after the first day of the Minnesota Women's Collegiate Golf Association (MWCGA) Tournament being played at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker, Minn. Senior Kelli Groff's opening round 76 was the top score for Gustavus. The Gusties lead second place St. Thomas by four strokes.
The Gustavus men's tennis team completed its regular season with impressive wins over Concordia (8-1), Macalester (9-0), and Hamline (9-0). The Gusties, who are currently rated #1 in the ITA Division III poll, are now 28-4 overall and 9-0 in the MIAC.
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.
Gustavus softball managed to sweep St. Catherine College by the scores of 5-0 and 11-3 in St. Peter on Saturday afternoon. Audrey Lenoch (Sr., Pine Island, Minn.) contributed four hits, including a triple and a double, and scored three runs along with four RBI.
The Gustavus Adolphus baseball team kept itself in the thick of things for a spot in the MIAC Playoffs Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of visiting Saint Mary's, 4-1 and 17-11. Dave Wold pitched a complete game, six-hitter to get the win in game one, while Aaron Madson hit two home runs and a double and knocked in four runs during game two.
The Gustavus softball team managed a split with the Saint Mary's softball team in Winona on Thursday afternoon. The Gusties won game one 3-1 and then saw the Cardinals score twice in the bottom of the seventh inning to claim the 5-4 come-from-behind victory in game two.
The Gustavus Adolphus baseball team picked up its fourth split in five doubleheaders Wednesday with a split against Concordia College in Moorhead. The Gusties fell 8-7 in game one after leading at one point 7-2, but rebounded to take the second game, 12-1. Gustavus (15-5, 5-5 MIAC) was led by Wade Vrieze, who went 5-for-8 with three doubles and a triple. Vrieze also drove in three and scored four times.
The Gustavus softball team continued its winning ways by sweeping Hamline 10-0 and 6-1 in St. Paul on Tuesday afternoon. Junior catcher Abby Bernstein had the hot bat for the Gusties as she went 5-for-7 with 4 rbi in the doubleheader. Gustavus extended its win streak to 11 games and improved its overall record to 17-5.
The Gustavus men's golf team finished three shots ahead of region rivals Saint John's and UW-Eau Claire to claim first place honors at its own Bobby Krig Invitational. The Gusties finished with a 54-hole total of 289-304-311--904. Mark Stuckey led the Gusties individually as he placed fourth with a total of 70-77-79--226.