Archive for September, 2007
Jenni White, Sierra Krebsbach Claim Titles at Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional Tournament
Gustavus Adolphus College women's tennis players Jenni White and Sierra Krebsbach claimed titles at the ITA Midwest Regional Tournament played at Gustavus. White defeated Krebsbach 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4), 6-4 to win the singles title and then teamed with Krebsbach to claim the doubles title over Gina Klein and Taylor Gustafson of Carthage, 8-6. White and Krebsbach will now play in the ITA Small College Championships in Mobile, Alabama, Oct. 12-15.
The Gustavus women's soccer team fell to 4-4 overall and 0-3 in the MIAC with a 1-0 loss to the College of St. Benedict on Saturday afternoon. The Blazers got a goal from Allyson Draxler in the 15th minute of the match and that was all they would need to slip past the Gusties. Goalkeeper Chelsea Bayer made 11 saves for Gustavus.
The Gustavus Adolphus College football team remained unbeaten with a convincing 57-21 win over Hamline University in St. Peter on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties jumped out to a 41-0 lead in the first half and then rolled to the 36-point victory. The offense, led by quarterback Jordan Stolp, had another big day compiling 601 yards of total offense and scoring eight touchdowns. Gustavus is now 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus men's soccer team avenged last year's 1-0 overtime loss to St. John's by winning 1-0 Saturday afternoon in Collegeville. An early second half goal by Dane Obermeyer allowed the Gusties to build its current winning streak to four games. Goalkeeper Trevor Brown recorded his fifth consecutive shutout of the season. Gustavus is 7-1 overall and 3-0 in the MIAC, while St. John's fell to 2-2-2 overall and 0-2-1 in MIAC play.
The Gustavus volleyball team swept both Northwestern and Buena Vista 3-0 Saturday afternoon in St. Peter to extend its current winning streak to five matches. Jen Thelemann, Andrea Kron and Meghan Gehring finished with double-digit kills in both matches. Gustavus improves its overall record to 11-2. The Gusties will get back into MIAC action Friday, September 28 against #6-ranked St. Thomas at 7:00 pm in St. Peter.
The first day of the 2007 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional Women's Tennis Tournament is complete and there were no major upsets involving the top seeds in either singles or doubles play. Windy weather conditions forced regional tournament play inside after the opening round of singles play in the morning. Play will begin again at 9 am on Saturday morning.
Gustavus sophomore safety Hamada Omar has been named Defensive Player of the Week for his play against the University of St. Thomas last Saturday. Omar compiled nine tackles (four solo stops), recorded one pass breakup, forced a fumble, and intercepted a pass to help the Gusties claim a 30-14 win over the Tommies.
Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting the Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championship at the Swanson Indoor Tennis Center and the Brown Outdoor Courts. The Women's Division III Midwest Region Championships will take place Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23.
Dominant net play propelled the Gustavus volleyball team past St. Olaf 3-1 Wednesday night by the scores of 30-17, 25-30, 30-27, and 30-26. The Gustie defense proved to be the deciding factor as Coach Eckheart's team recorded 18 total blocks compared to only 10 for the Oles. Three players finished the match with double-digit kills including Jen Thelemann with 16, Meghan Gehring with 11, and Andrea Kron with 10. Gustavus improves to 9-2 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC,
The Gustavus men's golf team came up just short in their attempt to win their second consecutive tournament finishing two shots behind host Saint John's at the Saint John's Invitational. The Gusties posted a 36-hole total of 314-305--619, while the Johnnies finished first at 315-302--617 and UW-Eau Claire finished second at 309-309--618. Mark Stuckey was the top individual finisher for Gustavus. He posted a 36-hole score of 76-76--152.