Archive for May, 2007
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team advanced to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships Sunday with a 6-0 win over Wisconsin-Whitewater. The Gusties will face Williams (Mass.) Tuesday, May 15 at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in suburban St. Louis, Mo. Washington University in St. Louis is the host institution. Individual competition in singles and doubles will follow team competition at each site May 18-20.
The Gustavus softball team came up short of its goal of winning the MIAC Post-season Tournament when it was eliminated by Saint Mary's by the score of 8-4 on Saturday afternoon at Bethel University. The Gusties led 3-2 after four innings, however the Cardinals erupted for six runs in the top of fifth and Gustavus was not ever able to recover. Abby Bernstein led the Gusties with three hits in four at-bats.
The Gustavus softball team opened MIAC Tournament play with a wild 10-7 win over Saint Mary's on Friday afternoon at Hamline, but then lost 3-1 to St. Thomas in a semifinal game at Bethel. Gustavus will now play St. Mary's in an elimination game on Saturday morning at 11 am at Bethel University in Arden Hills.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's track and field teams competed at the Meet of the UnSaintly hosted by Hamline University Friday evening in St. Paul. In a field dominated by athletes from the University of Minnesota, Andy Klaers (discus), Sari Lindeman (triple jump), Aryn Bell (100 hurdles) and Lisa Brown (javelin throw) picked up individual wins for Gustavus. This was the team's final competiton before next weekend's MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Collegeville.
College Sporting News Names Hailey Harren 2006-2007 Senior Female Student-Athlete of the Year from the MIAC
Gustavus senior cross country standout Hailey Harren has been named the College Sporting News Senior Female Student-Athlete of the Year from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Harren was selected by a committee comprised of coaches, administrators, and former MIAC athletes . She is being honored for her excellence in cross country, coupled with superios academic performance and involvememnt in community service.
The Gustavus softball team is the #2 seed in the four-team MIAC Post-season tournament, which will take place at both Hamline University and Bethel University this Friday and Saturday. The winner of the tournament will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Gusties will open tournament play on Friday against St. Mary's (the #3 seed) at Hamline. Game time is 3:00 pm.
The Gustavus Adolphus College baseball team locked up a spot in next weekend's MIAC Post-season Tournament with a doubleheader sweep of Carleton Wednesday in Northfield. Gustavus posted a 10-0 win in game one behind four RBIs by Tony Konicek and held off a Carleton rally after scoring seven runs in the first inning to take game two 10-8. Gustavus hosts league-leader St. Olaf Saturday.
Gustavus Adolphus College track and field athletes Sari Lindeman (Jr., Cannon Falls, Minn.) and Drew Hood (Jr., Mankato, Minn./West) have been recognized as MIAC Field Athletes of the Week for the week ending April 29, 2007. Lindeman (triple jump) and Hood (pole vault) each provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships during Saturday's Drake Alternative Meet in St. Peter.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's golf team has been selected to participate in the 2007 NCAA Divison III Championships which will take place at Mission Inn Golf and Resort, in Howie-In-The-Hills, Florida (a suburb of Orlando). The Gusties, who finished second last year, will be making their fourth appearance in the past five years.