Archive for March, 2007

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Gymnasts Compete at NCGA Championships; Gergen Places 11th on Beam

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.

Baseball Tripped Up By Southern Maine 8-6

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.

Softball Tournament at Coe Cancelled, Gusties Will Play at UW-River Falls Instead

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.

Baseball Sweeps UW-Whitewater 10-9, 4-0 to Open Spring Trip

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).

Gymnastics Sends Four to NCGA National Championships

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.

Harren, Zupan Named NCAA Post-Graduate Scholars

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.

Baseball to Participate in RussMatt Greater Phoenix Invitational March 22-25

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.

Men’s Swimming and Diving In Sixth Place After Second Day of NCAA Championships

The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team dropped one spot to sixth place after the second day of the NCAA Division III Championships which are being held at the University of Houston. Matt Stewart once again turned in the top performance for the Gusties as he finished second in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:39.21.

Jess Vadnais Named To WBCA All-America Team, Monahan Receives Honorable Mention Recognition

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.

Men’s Swimming and Diving Finishes Fifth at NCAA Championships

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.