Archive for March, 2008

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Laura Hansen 

Gymnasts Laura Hansen and Aryn Bell To Compete in NCGA Championships in Cortland, New York This Weekend

Gustavus gymnasts Laura Hansen and Aryn Bell will take part in the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) this Friday and Saturday at Cortland State University in Cortland, New York. Hansen qualified individually on the balance beam, while Bell qualified on the vault. This will be the third consecutive year that Hansen has participated at the national meet, however it will be the first appearance for Bell.

Baseball Loses Twice To Southern Maine

The Gustavus baseball team wrapped up its spring break trip to Chandler, Arizona with two losses to Southern Maine. The Gusties, who lost game one 9-1 and game two 10-1, were only able to register five hits in 14 innings in the two games. Gustavus is now 8-8 on the season. The team finished its spring break trip with a record of 4-6.

Men’s Tennis Loses To Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 7-2

The Gustavus men's tennis team lost to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 7-2 on Wednesday afternoon in Claremont, California. It was the first loss for the Gusties to a Division III opponent this season. Gustavus is currently ranked #1 in the latest ITA Division III poll, while Claremont-Mudd-Scripps is ranked #7. Gustavus is now 18-3 on the season.

Women’s Tennis Falls 9-0 To Top-Ranked Washington and Lee

The 13th-ranked Gustavus women's tennis team suffered a 9-0 loss to top-ranked Washington and Lee in Lexington, Va. after playing a tight match against sixth-ranked Mary Washington on Tuesday. The Gusties, who are in the middle of a tough portion of their schedule, fell to 10-6 overall and will face 15th-ranked Wellesley on Thursday. Washington and Lee, last year's NCAA Champion, remained undefeated at 14-0.

Softball Extends Winning Streak With A Pair of Wins Over Kalamazoo and Luther

The Gustavus softball team remained undefeated during its spring break trip in Tucson, Ariz. after picking up a 10-0 five-inning win over Kalamazoo and a 3-2 win over Luther on Tuesday. Betsy Collins and Erin Truebenbach combined to throw a no-hitter against the Hornets in the day's first game, while Emily Klein drove in two runs against the Norse. The Golden Gusties, who won their sixth straight game, improved to 8-2 overall.

Baseball Splits Doubleheader With MIT, Winning Game One 4-1, Losing Game Two 14-4

The Gustavus baseball team recorded another doubleheader split, its fourth in seven doubleheaders this season. The Gusties beat MIT 4-1 in game one behind the strong pitching of Derek Eddie, and then lost game two 14-4. Gustavus is now 8-6 on the season and 4-4 on their spring break trip to Chandler, Arizona. The team will wrap up its trip with a doubleheader against Southern Maine on Wednesday morning.

Women’s Tennis Drops Hard-Fought Match In 7-2 Loss To Mary Washington

The 13th-ranked Gustavus women's tennis team saw its losing streak continue after suffering a hard-fought 7-2 loss to sixth-ranked University of Mary Washington on Tuesday afternoon in Fredericksburg, Va. The Eagles outlasted the Gusties in singles play as four of the six singles matches went three sets. Gustavus, which dropped to 10-5 overall, will play in the Fab Five Tournament hosted by defending NCAA Champion Washington and Lee. Mary Washington improved to 11-2 overall.

Men’s Tennis Claims Convincing 9-0 Win Over Pomona-Pitzer Colleges

The Gustavus men's tennis team started its spring break trip in Southern California with a 9-0 win against Pomona-Pitzer in Pomona, California on Tuesday afternoon. The Gusties, who are ranked #1 in Division III, have now won five straight matches and 17 of their past 18. Gustavus will play an important match against #7 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in Claremont, California on Wednesday afternoon.

Softball Team Defeats Lawrence and Chicago At Tucson Invitational

The Gustavus softball team stayed perfect at the Tucson Invitational on Monday, March 24 with wins over Lawrence University and the University of Chicago. The Gusties defeated Lawrence 9-1 in six innings in the early game and held off a seventh-inning rally from the University of Chicago in a 6-5 win. Gustavus, which improved to 6-2 overall, will face Kalamazoo and Luther on Tuesday, March 25.

Baseball Team Splits Doubleheader With Williams, Moves To 7-5 On The Season

The Gustavus baseball team continued its spring break trip to Chandler, Arizona by splitting a doubleheader with Williams College. The Gusties lost game one 9-2, but bounced back to win game two 6-0. Gustavus, which is now 7-5 on the season, will face MIT in a doubleheader on Tuesday.