Archive for September, 2007
Despite a chilly morning in Falcon Heights, Minn., the Gustavus women's cross country team finished seventh with 274 points at the 42-team Roy Griak Invitational Saturday morning. First place team Washington University (MO) had five runners finish in the top 35 to win with 89 points. Senior Laura Edlund (Forest Lake, Minn.) led Gustavus with 21st-place finish in 23:39.
The Gustavus volleyball team suffered its first MIAC loss of the season at the hands of sixth-ranked St. Thomas 3-0 Friday night in St. Peter. Three St. Thomas players hit double-digit kills for a .432 hitting percentage to help the Tommies extend their 14-game winning streak. Meghan Gehring led the Gusties offensively with 11 kills. Bridget Burtzel (Cold Spring, Minn.) distributed 28 assists in the losing effort.
The first day of the 2007 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional Men's Tennis Tournament is complete with four of the top ten seeds knocked out of singles play, along with the second-seeded doubles team being upset. All rounds scheduled for Friday were completed thanks to beautiful weather in St. Peter. Play will resume at 9 am on Saturday morning at the Swanson Tennis Center.
The Gustavus men's golf team just missed claiming its second tournament title of the fall finishing one shot behind host UW-Eau Claire at the Blugold Invitational this past weekend. The Gusties posted a team score of 298-298--596, while UW-Eau Claire finished at 294-301--595. Gustavus senior Kyle Rohlfs playing as an individual tied for medalist honors with a 36-hole total of 72-72--144.
The Gustavus women's soccer team scored two goals in the second half including the game-winning goal by Ashley Voigtlander in the 82nd minute and held on for a 2-1 win over St. Mary's at the Gustavus Soccer Field on Wednesday afternoon. The Gusties improve to 5-4-0 overall and 1-3-0 in the MIAC.
Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting the Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Men's Tennis Tournament at the Swanson Indoor Tennis Center and the Brown Outdoor Courts this Friday, September 28 through Sunday, September 30. Over 150 of the top small college tennis players in the Midwest will compete for singles and doubles championships. The winners will advance to the ITA Small College Championships in Mobile, Alabama Oct. 11-14.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior Rachel Roberg (Rice Lake, Wis.) fired rounds of 78-79 to tie for first place in the Division III Midwest Classic this past weekend hosted by Carleton College and played at Troy Burne Golf Club in Hudson, Wis. Roberg was the only player to shoot in the 70's for both rounds, as she led Gustavus to a four-shot victory after being behind by 12 strokes after day one.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior Kyle Rohlfs (Fergus Falls, Minn.) fired rounds of 72-72 for a two over-par total of 144 to tie for first place at the UW-Eau Claire Invitational. The win at Eau Claire is Rohlfs' first collegiate victory. The Gustavus team finished second in the meet one stroke behind host UW-Eau Claire.
The Gustavus men's soccer team posted its fifth consecutive shutout with a 2-0 victory over Saint Mary's Tuesday in Winona. Bret Vander Streek and Fraser Horton scored goals midway through the second half to put Gustavus on the board. Luke Strom and Trevor Brown combined to earn the shutout. Gustavus improved to 8-1-0 overall and 4-0-0 in the MIAC. Saint Mary's fell to 2-6-1 overall and 0-3-0 in MIAC play.
The Gustavus women's golf team turned in one of its finest rounds of the season in very difficult conditions and the result was an impressive four shot win over St. Thomas at the Division III Midwest Classic hosted by Carleton and played at Troy Burne Golf Club in Hudson, Wis. Senior Rachel Roberg tied for first individually with a 36-hole total of 78-79--157.