Archive for March, 2007

women’s Tennis Falls to Pomona-Pitzer 5-4

The Gustavus women's tennis team lost a 5-4 heartbreaker to #12 Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday in San Antonio, Texas at the Fab 5 Tournament. The Gusties, who are ranked #14, won all three doubles matches to take a 3-0 lead, but then lost five of the six singles matches to drop the match 5-4.

Softball Doubleheader With Augsburg Postponed and Moved to Monday

The Gustavus softball doubleheader with Augsburg set to be played in St. Peter on Saturday, March 31 at 1:00 pm has been postponed due to rain and re-scheduled for Monday, April 2 at 4:00 pm in St. Peter.

Baseball Doubleheader At St. Thomas Rescheduled to Monday

Due to rain and wet field, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader between Gustavus Adolphus College and the University of St. Thomas scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 31 in St. Paul and rescheduled for Sunday, April 1, have been postponed again to Monday, April 2 at 2:30 p.m. at UST's Koch Diamond in St. Paul.

Julie Mahre scores for the Gusties. 

Softball Sweeps Bethel to Open MIAC Play

The Gustavus softball team opened its conference season with a sweep over Bethel University on Thursday afternoon. The Gusties, who won the first game 10-0 and the second game 11-3, improved to 10-2 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC. In the first game, Bree Lindenberg went 3-3 and Erin Ge hit a grandslam. In the second game, Rachael Click went 4-4 and Abby Bernstein drove in four runs.

Softball Doubleheader Against Bethel Postponed

Due to inclement weather, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference softball doubleheader between Gustavus Adolphus College and Bethel University scheduled for Wednesday, March 28 in St. Peter has been postponed until Thursday, March 29. First pitch for game one is still scheduled for 4 p.m. from the Gustavus softball field.

Mike DesLauriers 

Baseball Edged by Minnesota State, Mankato 8-7

The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team fell to 7-4 on the season following an 8-7 loss to Minnesota State University Tuesday afternoon in Mankato. Mike DesLauriers led the Gusties with a 3-for-5 effort at the plate, but MSU's Zach Danelson provided the game's big hit--a solo home run in the sixth inning--to give the Mavericks their final lead. Gustavus will open MIAC play Saturday at St. Thomas.

Chris deLaubenfels 

Chris deLaubenfels, Men’s Cross Country Team Honored by USTFCCCA

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently released its All-Academic Cross Country teams for the 2006 season and junior Chris deLaubenfels (Mount Vernon, Iowa) and the entire Gustavus team were honored for their scholastic accomplishments.

Joyce DeWitz 

Softball Improves to 8-2 With Wins Over St. Scholastica and UW-River Falls

The Gustavus softball team improved to 8-2 on the season with wins over St. Scholastica (2-0) and UW-River Falls (3-2) on Saturday afternoon. Both games were played in River Falls, Wisconsin. Senior pitcher Joyce DeWitz threw all 14 innings for the Gusties picking up both wins and allowing just three hits and one earned run, while striking out 12.

Baseball Sweeps Middlebury to Close Out Spring Trip

The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team wrapped up its Spring Trip with a doubleheader sweep of Middlebury College Sunday at the Snedigar Complex in Chandler, Ariz. The Gusties took game one 4-0 as Andrew Hoffer threw a complete-game two-hitter. Gustavus posted an 11-4 win in game two. The Gusties, who finished with a 5-1 record in Arizona, open MIAC play Saturday, March 31 at the University of St. Thomas.

Baseball Moves to 3-1 on Spring Trip With 13-0 Win Over Thomas (Maine)

The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team moved to 3-1 on the Spring Trip with a 13-0 win Saturday afternoon over Thomas College (Maine) in Chandler, Ariz. The teams were originally scheduled for a doubleheader, but weather and scheduling conflicts forced the teams to play a single nine-inning game. Freshman Adam Bren scattered seven hits in seven innings to record his first collegiate win. Gustavus will face Middlebury in a doubleheader Sunday to wrap up their Spring Trip.