Archive for January, 2007

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Women’s Swimming in Fifth Place After First Day of UW-Stevens Point Invitational

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.

Men’s Swimming In First Place After First Day of UW-Stevens Point Invitational

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.

Brittany Moore posted a team-high score of 9.175 on the vault. 

Gymnastics Falls to UW-La Crosse 174.150-169.775

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.

Senior Kelly Crandall scored a goal and an assist in Friday’s 5-2 win over St. Olaf. 

Women’s Hockey Skates Past St. Olaf 5-2

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.

Willis is a two-year letterwinner in cross country. 

Multi-Talented Willis Making Most Of Her Gustavus Experience

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 

Former Gustavus Tennis Standout Eric Butorac Wins First Round Doubles Match at Australian Open

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).

Bri Monahan gets set to record one of her team-high four steals. 

Gusties Claim Important 68-48 Win Over Carleton

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.

Phil Sowden scored a game-high 21 points in a 66-53 loss to Carleton. 

Men’s Basketball Falls to Carleton 66-53

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.

First year Jenna Johnson scored her first collegiate goal in Tuesday’s win. 

Women’s Hockey Tops UW-Stevens Point 4-2 in Duel of Ranked Teams

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.

Eric Butorac 

Former Gustavus Tennis Standout Eric Butorac Set to Open Play in Australian Open

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.