Archive for January, 2007
The Gustavus women's swimming team is in fifth place after the first day of the six-team UW-Stevens Point Invitational. Carrie Gunderson paced the Gusties with a second place finish in the 500 freestyle. The meet will conclude on Saturday afternoon.
The Gustavus men's swimming team is in first place after the first day of the UW-Stevens Point Invitational. The Gusties were led by sophomore Matt Stewart who picked up first place finishes in the 500 freestyle and the 200 butterfly. The meet will conclude on Saturday afternoon.
The Gustavus Adolphus gymnastics team fell to 1-1 in duals this season following a 174.150-169.775 loss to defending NCGA champion UW-La Crosse Friday night at the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio in St. Peter. Brittany Moore (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) registered the Gusties' top score of the night with a 9.175 on the vault.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team moved to 12-1-0 overall and 7-0-0 in the MIAC with a 5-2 victory over St. Olaf Friday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter. Five different players scored goals for the Gusties, who finish their weekend series with the Oles (7-5-1 overall, 6-2-1 MIAC) Saturday evening at 5 p.m. in Northfield.
Every college student tries to find his or her niche once they step onto the campus of their choice. Their search for the perfect school is over, they hope, leaving them time to focus on the many goals and aspirations ahead of them. Gustavus Adolphus junior Sarah Willis seems to be one such student. Starting out slowly and testing the waters a bit, Sarah has blossomed into a rare three-sport athlete here at Gustavus.
Eric Butorac, a 2003 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and former NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles Champion, picked up his first ever win in a Grand Slam tournament when he teamed with partner Travis Parrott to post a first round victory at the Australian Open on Thursday afternoon (Wednesday night in the United States).
The Gustavus women's basketball team improved to 12-2 overall and 9-2 in the MIAC with an impressive 68-48 victory over Carleton on Wednesday night in St. Peter. Jess Vadnais led the Gusties with 19 points, while Bri Monahan recorded her first double-double of the season by scoring 15 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's basketball team fell to Carleton 66-53 Wednesday night in St. Peter, reaching the midway point of the conference season alone in third place in the MIAC standings with a 6-4 league mark. Phil Sowden led Gustavus (8-7) with 21 points and seven rebounds. Carleton (6-9, 5-5 MIAC), which went on a 14-0 run in the second half, was led by Jake Phillips with 19.
The second-ranked Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team avenged its only loss of the season Tuesday, downing sixth-ranked UW-Stevens Point 4-2 at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter. Melissa Mackley scored a goal and two assists, while Andrea Peterson added three assists for the Gusties (11-1-0) who will face St. Olaf in a MIAC weekend series Friday and Saturday.
Former Gustavus tennis standout Eric Butorac, who won the NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles titles in 2003 will take part in his first Grand Slam Tournament on Thursday when he opens play in the doubles tournament at the Australian Open. Butorac, who is currently rated #70 in the world in doubles will play with partner Travis Parrott, who is ranked #60 in the world in doubles.