Archive for March, 2007
Four Gustavus Adolphus College gymnasts competed in individual event qualifying at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championships this weekend at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Nicole Gergen finished 11th on the balance beam with a score of 8.900.
The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team fell 2-1 on its Spring trip with an 8-6 loss to the University of Southern Maine Friday at the Snedigar Complex in Chandler, Ariz. Shea Roehrkasse finished with three hits, including a two-run double in the fifth, while Tony Konicek went 2-for-4 with a triple and a solo home run. The Gusties will face Thomas (Me.) in a doubleheader Saturday at the Snedigar Complex.
The Coe College Invitational that the Gustavus softball team was scheduled to participate in this weekend has been cancelled. The Gusties will now play the College of St. Scholastica and the University of River Falls in River Falls in single games on Saturday, March 24. The Coe Tournament will not be re-scheduled.
The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team opened its Spring trip to Chandler, Ariz., Thursday evening with a doubleheader sweep over UW-Whitewater. Gustavus took game one 10-9 with a Nate Ruff RBI in the bottom of the seventh and completed the sweep with a rain-shortened 4-0 win in five innings. The Gusties will face Southern Maine in a doubleheader Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. CDT (noon MST).
The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team will take part in the 2007 RussMatt Greater Phoenix Invitational as part of their annual Spring Trip. The Gusties are scheduled to play eight games in four days while in Arizona, facing the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the University of Southern Maine, Thomas College (Maine) and Middlebury College (Vt.) in doubleheaders. All four doubleheaders are scheduled to be played on field 4 of the Snedigar Complex in Chandler, Ariz.
Gustavus Adolphus College student athletes Hailey Harren (women's cross country) and Alex Zupan (men's cross country) have been selected as two of 58 student-athletes from across the country to receive a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for the fall sport season. Harren and Zupan were the only student-athletes from a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference institution selected to receive the $7,500 award this fall.
The Gustavus Adolphus gymnastics team will send four individuals to compete in this year's National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championships March 23-24 at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in Whitewater, Wis. Brittany Moore will participate on the vault, Laura Hansen will compete on the uneven bars, Christine Askham on the floor exercise, and Nicole Gergen will compete on both the balance beam and the floor exercise.
The Gustavus men's swimming team turned in a strong performance on the final day of the NCAA Swimming championships and posted a fifth place team finish scoring 225 points. The fifth place finish is the highest finish in the program's history.
The fifth-ranked Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team improved to 16-6 overall and 8-0 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with home wins over University of Nebraska-Kearney (8-1), St. Cloud State University (7-2) and Saint Mary's University (9-0) at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter. The Gusties are idle until April 2 when they face Pomona-Pitzer in Pomona, Calif.
The Women's Basketball Coaches Association and Kodak released its 2006-07 Division III All-America Team on Friday afternoon and Gustavus junior guard Jess Vadnais was named to the 10-player All-America team, while Bri Monahan received honorable mention honors for the second consecutive year.