Archive for April, 2007
Women’s Tennis Remains Undefeated in MIAC Play With Wins Over Carleton, St. Kate’s, St. Thomas, Macalester, and St. Olaf
The Gustavus women's tennis team improved to 21-5 overall and 9-0 in the MIAC with conference victories at Carleton (8-1) on Saturday morning, at home against St. Kate's (9-0) on Saturday afternoon, at St. Thomas (5-0) on Sunday afternoon, at Macalester (9-0) on Sunday evening, and at home against St. Olaf (9-0) on Monday afternoon. The Gusties will close out their regular season schedule on Wednesday afternoon with a home match against St. Ben's at 4:30 pm.
The Gustavus softball team saw its 21-game win streak come to an end as the Gusties were swept by #6 Central College (0-1, 1-4) in Pella, Iowa on Monday afternoon. Coach Jeff Annis saw his team's bats go silent against the Dutch managing only three hits and no runs in game one and four hits and one run in game two.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's track and field team posted 14 top-eight finishes Saturday in Northfield at the Manitou Classic hosted by St. Olaf. Lisa Brown placed first in the javelin throw and second in the shot put to record two of the Gusties' top finishes. Sari Lindeman and Becca Bryson each picked top five finishes in both the long jump and triple jump.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's track and field team tied for sixth place in a field of 18 teams at the Carleton Relays Saturday in Northfield. The Gusties tied Hamline with 71 points, while Wisconsin-Eau Claire (118 pts.) edged Saint John's (109.5) and St. Thomas (105). Cole Carlson won the 400-meter dash, while Tanner Miest and Tyler Geyen finished 1-2 in the 110-meter hurdles.
The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team stepped out of league play Sunday, falling to College of St. Scholastica 13-1 and 7-0 at Wade Stadium in Duluth. Tyler Kaus, Shea Roehrkasse, and Nate Ruff each picked up two hits on the day. Gustavus returns to MIAC action Tuesday, April 24 at Macalester.
The Gustavus men's golf team finished fourth out of 12 teams at the Saint John's Invitational played Sunday at Rich Spring Golf Club in Cold Spring, Minnesota. The Gusties fired a 36-hole total of 303-299--602 and finished 24 shots behind first place Saint John's. Gustavus was led individually by Eric Harris who tied for eighth place at 71-76--147.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team wrapped up its regular season Sunday with an 8-1 nonconference win over Kalamazoo (Mich.) College. The match was played in Milwaukee, Wis. The Gusties, ranked fifth nationally, will be the host and top seed for this weekend's MIAC Men's Tennis Tournament in St. Peter (April 27-28).
The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team moved to 15-7 overall and 9-3 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with a doubleheader sweep over Saint Mary's University Saturday in Winona. The Gusties took game one, 13-2, and game two, 9-5, in nine innings. Gustavus pounded out 28 hits in the two games, including a home run by Pat Siering and a triple by Tony Konicek.
The Gustavus softball team swept Saint Mary's by scores of 2-0 and 3-2 on Thursday afternoon in St. Peter to extend its winning streak to 16 games. The Gusties are now 22-2 overall and 12-0 in the MIAC. Leading the way for the Gusties was senior pitcher Joyce DeWitz who pitched two complete games and allowed just nine hits while striking out 13. Julie Mahre and Emily Klien sparked the Gustie offensive attack as each player had three hits in the doubleheader.
The Gustavus softball team defeated Martin Luther College 19-3 and 12-2 on Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference doubleheader in New Um, Minnesota. The Gusties improve to 20-2 overall and extend their winning streak to 16 games. Gustavus pounded out 28 hits in the two games, 16 of which were extra base hits (12 doubles, two triples, and two home runs).