Archive for May, 2007
The Gustavus women's tennis team saw its season come to an end with a heartbreaking 5-4 loss to Amherst College in a NCAA Team Championship quarterfinal match. The tournament is being held at Mary Washington University in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The Gusties jumped out to a 3-0 lead after winning all three doubles matches, however the Lord Jeffs stormed back to win five of the six singles matches to claim the 5-4 victory. Gustavus ends its season with a mark of 26-6 overall.
The Gustavus women's tennis team will face Amherst College in a NCAA Division III Team Championship quarterfinal match at 8:30 am (CDT) on Tuesday morning. The three-day team championship finals are taking place at Mary Washington University in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The Gusties enter the match with a record of 26-5, while Amherst enters with a mark of 16-4.
The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team had its entire starting infield recognized Monday as this year's All-MIAC selections were released by the league office. Senior third baseman Tony Konicek, a three-time All-MIAC selection, was named the league's MVP for the second straight year by a vote of the league's coaches. Also recognized were first baseman Pat Siering, shortstop Mike DesLauriers, and second baseman Nate Ruff.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team will participate in the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships Tuesday-Sunday, May 15-20 at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in St. Louis, Mo. Washington University in St. Louis is the host institution. Gustavus will face Williams (Mass.) in a quarterfinal match at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 15. Individual competition in singles and doubles will follow team competition May 18-20.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's track and field team captured four titles en route to a third place finish at the 2007 MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships held last weekend at Saint John's University in Collegeville. Saint John's won the team title with 225 points, followed by St. Thomas with 178. The Gusties were a distant third with 94 points.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's track and field team finished second at the 2007 MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which concluded Saturday at Saint John's University in Collegeville. The Gusties, who held a 21-point lead over St. Thomas and Carleton after the first day, finished with 104 points. The Tommies won their 23rd outdoor team title with 200.5, while Bethel and Carleton tied for third with 93.
Behind championship performances from Lisa Brown (javelin), Janna Castellano (pole vault) and Sari Lindeman (long jump), the Gustavus Adolphus women's track and field team leads after Friday's first day of competition at the 2007 MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Collegeville. Gustavus (54 points) holds a 21-point lead over St. Thomas and Carleton (33 points each) heading into the meet's final day.
The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team closed out its season Friday with a pair of losses at the MIAC Baseball Tournament in Dundas and Northfield. Gustavus, the fourth seed, fell to top-seeded St. Thomas 9-3 and then dropped a 4-3 decision to Saint John's in an elimination game Friday evening. The Gusties finish the year at 21-15 overall and took fourth in the MIAC with a 14-6 mark.
The Gustavus softball team stayed alive in the NCAA Tournament with a 5-3 win over UW-Stevens Point in nine innings on Friday afternoon, but then lost 8-1 to Wartburg on Friday evening and were eliminated from the Decorah Regional. The Gusties ended their season with an overall record of 32-10. The 32 wins are the most in a single season in the program's history.
The Gustavus women's golf team posted a strong final round score of 328 (+36) and finished third at the NCAA Championships out of 20 teams. The 72-hole tournament, was played at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howie-in-the-Hills, Florida. Sophomore Kimbra Kosak wrapped up a very strong tournament with a final round score of 78 (+5). Kosak finished fifth overall (out of 111) with a 72-hole total of 76-77-83-79--314.