Archive for May, 2007

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Softball Falls To Luther 2-1 in Eight Innings in First Round of NCAA Regional

The Gustavus softball team lost its opening game in the NCAA Decorah Regional to host Luther 2-1 in eight innings. The game was close throughout as the game was tied 0-0 through five-and-one-half innings. Luther took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the sixth, but the Gusties tied the score at 1-1 in the top of the seventh. The Norse won the game in the bottom of the eighth inning when Erin Michael scored on Tami Magner's bases loaded single.

The Gustavus Adolphus baseball team will participate in the MIAC Post-Season Baseball Tournament May 11-13. 

Baseball Set to Compete in MIAC Post-Season Tournament

The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team is the #4 seed in the four-team MIAC Post-season tournament, which will take place at both Sechler Park in Northfield and Memorial Park in Dundas this Friday-Sunday. The winner of the tournament will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Gusties will open tournament play on Friday against St. Thomas, the tournament's top seed, Friday at Memorial Park in Dundas. Game time is 3:30 p.m.

The Gustavus Adolphus track and field teams will participate in the MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend. 

Heat Sheets Posted for 2007 MIAC Track and Field Championships

Heat sheets have been posted for the 2007 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be held Friday-Saturday, May 11-12 at Clemens Stadium on the campus of Saint John's University in Collegeville. The Gustavus women finished second at last year's outdoor championships, while the men took third. St. Thomas is the defending champion for both men and women.

Women’s Golf Team Remains In Fourth Place at NCAA Championships, Kosak in Fifth Place Individually

The Gustavus women's golf team remained in fourth place at the NCAA Championships through three rounds. The 72-hole tournament, which is being played at Mission Inn Golf Resort in Howie-in-the-Hills, Florida, will conclude tomorrow.

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Women’s Golf in Fourth Place At NCAA Championships, Kosak In Second Place Individually

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's golf team is in fourth place after the second day of the NCAA Division III Championships which are being held at Mission Inn Golf Resort in Howie-in-the-Hills, Florida (near Orlando). The Gusties were once again led by the fine play of sophomore Kimbra Kosak (So., Grand Rapids, Minn.), who fired a four-over par round of 77.

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Softball Game Against Luther Will Be Broadcast Over the Internet

The Gustavus softball team's NCAA Tournament game against Luther College on Thursday, May 10 at noon (CDT) will be webcast through the Gustavus athletics website. Josh Schroeder will handle the play-by-play. You can find the link to the broadcast on the Gustavus live broadcast page.

Women’s Golf Team in Second Place After First Day of NCAA Championships

The Gustavus women's golf team is in second place after the first day of the NCAA Division III Championships which are being held at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida (near Orlando). The Gusties were sparked by the fine play of sophomore Kimbra Kosak (Grand Rapids, Minn.), who fired a three-over par round of 76.

Lauren Hom was selected for the singles draw at the NCAA Championships. 

Women’s Tennis Defeats Coe, Carthage; Advances to NCAA Quarterfinals

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's tennis team advanced to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships Sunday with a 5-1 win over Carthage. The Gusties will face Amherst (Mass.) Tuesday, May 15 at the Battleground Athletic Complex on the campus of the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. Individual competition in singles and doubles will follow team competition at each site May 18-20.

Senior Tony Konicek hit two home runs in his final home doubleheader. 

Baseball Drops Pair to St. Olaf 12-11, 9-5

The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team ended its regular season Monday by dropping both ends of a doubleheader to St. Olaf. The Oles took game one 12-11 despite two home runs from Gustavus senior Tony Konicek and then got nine runs in the first two innings and a complete game on the mound from Andy Dimick to take game two 9-5. Gustavus returns to the field Friday at the MIAC Tournament in Northfield with a first-round game against St. Thomas.

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Softball Team Selected to Participate in NCAA Tournament

The Gustavus softball team received an at-large bid to participate in the 2007 NCAA Division III Softball Tournament. The Gusties, who are currently 31-8 overall, will play host Luther College in the seven-team Central Regional on Thursday at 12:00 pm. The winner of the Central Regional will advance to the Division III Championship Finals, which will take place May 18-22 in Salem, Virginia.