Archive for April, 2006
Ashley Clemen (discus) and Shanna Dawson (pole vault) met NCAA provisional standards Friday afternoon as the Gustavus Track and Field team competed in its own Lee Krough Invitational. The Gusties claimed titles in six events with Dawson (pole vault), Kourtney Joyce (3000-meter steeplechase), Tanner Miest (110-meter hurdles) and Andy Klaers (discus) each capturing an individual title. The Gustavus men also won the 1600-meter and 3200-meter relays.
Gustavus Adolphus College will host the sixth annual Lee Krough Invitational Track and Field Meet Friday, April 14. Heat sheets are now available for the meet. Competition will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the men's javelin and shot put and the women's hammer throw. Running events will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m.
The Gustavus women's softball team recorded a sweep against Concordia by the scores of 7-0 and 6-0 on Wednesday afternoon in St. Peter. Audrey Lenoch (Sr., Pine Island, Minn.) led the Gusties with five hits in six at-bats on the day, including a triple, and five RBI.
Gustavus senior golfer Kelli Groff was named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Golfer of the Week after finishing first at the Wartburg Invitational with a 36-hole score of 74-79--153. Groff also helped the Gusties to the team title at the 11-team invitational tournament.
Gustavus Adolphus College junior hurdler Tanner Miest has been named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 9, 2006. At last weekend's Wartburg Select Meet in Waverly, Iowa, Miest posted the best qualifying time in the 110-meter hurdle preliminaries with a mark of 14.98 seconds and bettered that with a NCAA provisional qualifying time of 14.85 seconds to win in the final.
The Gustavus baseball team split a conference doubleheader with Saint John's on Tuesday afternoon in Saint Peter. The Gusties came from behind to win game one 5-3, but then lost game two 4-2. Gustavus is now 12-9 overall and 2-4 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus Adolphus/Bethany Lutheran baseball game rescheduled for Monday, April 17 has been postponed until Tuesday, May 2 at 3 p.m. at Myrum Memorial Field in St. Peter. Gustavus will return to MIAC action Tuesday, April 11 with a home doubleheader against Saint John's.
The Gustavus baseball team moved its record to 11-8 on the season with a non-conference doubleheader split with Simpson College Sunday in Indianola, Iowa. The Storm took game one, 5-1, but the Gusties scored nine unanswered runs to win game two, 9-2.
The Gustavus women's golf team began its spring season with an important first place finish at the 11-team Wartburg Invitational in Waverly, Iowa. The Gusties posted a 36-hole total of 313-331—644 to finish six shots ahead of host Wartburg at 322-328—650. Gustie senior Kelli Groff claimed medalist honors with a total of 74-79—153.
The Gustavus men's track and field team accumulated 66.5 points Saturday to post a fifth-place finish at the Wartburg Select Meet in Waverly, Iowa. The host Knights took the team title with 193 points, followed by Monmouth (150), Central (105), UW-Platteville (80.5) and Gustavus. Tanner Miest (110-meter hurdles) and Andy Klaers (discus) posted NCAA provisional qualifying marks with winning efforts.