Archive for March, 2008
The Gustavus baseball team claimed a doubleheader sweep over Middlebury College in Chandler, Arizona on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties, who won both games with seventh inning rallies, claimed game one by the score of 8-7 and game two by the score of 7-5. Gustavus, which is now 6-4 overall and 2-2 on their spring break trip to Arizona, will face Williams College of Massachusetts in a doubleheader on Monday, March 24 at 9:30 am (Mountain Time).
The Gustavus softball team kicked off the start of its spring break trip to the Tucson Invitational with a pair of wins over Hope International University of Fullerton, Calif. The Gusties won game one 7-1 and won game two in the bottom of the seventh inning by a score of 5-4. Gustavus improved to 4-2 with the doubleheader sweep and will return to action on Monday against Lawrence University at 9 a.m. (Mountain Time).
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team finished in 12th place with 106 points after the final day of the NCAA Championships hosted by The College of Wooster. The Gusties tallied 100 points for the third consecutive year. Kenyon College won its 30th consecutive national championship with 635 points. Johns Hopkins University finished second with 330 points.
The Gustavus baseball team opened spring break in Chandler, Arizona with back-to-back losses to Keene State College of New Hampshire. The Gusties dropped game one by the score of 5-4 and game two by the score of 9-3. Pat Siering had a big day at the plate for Gustavus as he went 5-for-6 with a triple and 3 RBI. The Gusties, who are now 4-4 on the season, will play Middlebury College tomorrow (Saturday) at 12:00 pm (Mountain Time).
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team improved to 14th place with 67 points after the second day of the NCAA Championships, which are being hosted by The College of Wooster. Kenyon College remained in first place with 429 points, well ahead of Denison University, which was in second place with 246.5 points.
The Women's Basketball Coaches Association and State Farm released its 2007-08 Division III All-America Team on Friday afternoon and Gustavus senior guard Jess Vadnais received honorable mention honors after being named a WBCA/Kodak All-American last year. Katelyn Whiton of Simpson College was the only All-America selection from the West Region.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior forward Stefanie Ubl (Blaine, Minn.) was recognized by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) as 2008 RBK Hockey Division III Women's All-Americans at a banquet held Thursday evening in conjunction with this weekend's NCAA Division III Women's Hockey Championships in Plattsburgh, N.Y.
The Gustavus men's tennis team improved to 17-2 on the season with a hard-fought 6-3 win over Southwest Baptist University of Bolivar, Missouri at the Swanson Tennis Center on Thursday afternoon. The Gusties jumped out to a 3-0 lead after doubles play and then won three of the six singles matches to claim the 6-3 victory.
The Gustavus women's tennis team suffered its second consecutive loss on Thursday afternoon after falling to Division II Southwest Baptist University of Bolivar, Mo. 7-2 at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter. The Gusties fell to 10-4 in dual match play with the loss. Jenni White and Sierra Krebsbach claimed an 8-6 victory for Gustavus over Iveta Wolfgramm and Johanna Olsson at the #1 doubles position. T
The Gustavus baseball team completed its six-game schedule in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome by splitting two games with Luther on Wednesday night. The Gusties, who are now 4-2 on the season, won the first game by the score of 2-1, but then dropped the second game 6-0. Dave Wold was the winning pitcher for Gustavus in game one, while Chad Schnettler picked up the save. The Gusties leave Thursday, March 20 for 10 games in Chandler, Arizona over Spring Break.