Archive for April, 2008
The Gustavus baseball team dropped a key MIAC doubleheader to Hamline on Wednesday afternoon by the scores of 9-3 and 2-1. It has been a rough two weeks for the Gusties who have dropped six games in the last seven days. Sophomore Mike DesLauriers led Gustavus at the plate in the two games going 3-for-7 with two runs scored. The Gusties are now 18-15 overall and 10-7 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus softball team wrapped up the regular season with 10-0 and 9-2 wins over St. Catherine on Wednesday afternoon in St. Paul. Rachael Click and Julie Mahre combined to drive in 11 runs during the doubleheader. Callie Nelsen recorded the win in game one, while Betsie Collins posted the win in game two. Gustavus, which finished second in the MIAC standings for the third consecutive season, improved to 30-6 overall and 18-4 in the conference.
Gustavus senior tennis player Andy Bryan has been named the 2008 winner of the Arthur Ashe Award selected by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) men's tennis coaches. The award is presented to the player that best combines tennis ability, with academic success, sportsmanship, and community service.
The Gustavus softball team is the second seed in the four-team MIAC Post-Season tournament, which will take place at Rice Creek Complex in Shoreview, Minn. 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 third-seeded Hamline. Game time is 3 p.m.
Gustavus Adolphus College set to host one of the eight NCAA Regional Tournaments for men's and women's tennis at the Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex in St. Peter. The women's tennis tournament will take place Thursday, May 1 through Saturday, May 3, while the men's tennis tournament will be held Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4.
The Gustavus baseball team saw its chance to move back into first place disappear dropping two games to first place St. Thomas by the scores of 7-1 and 3-0 on Tuesday afternoon in St. Peter. The Gusties were not able to string any hits together over the two games, while the Tommies did manage to record key hits late in both games. The result was two critical wins for St. Thomas and a very disappointing afternoon for Gustavus. St. Thomas improves to 12-2 in league play, while the Gusties fall to 10-5.
The Gustavus softball team swept Martin Luther by the scores of 8-0 and 17-0 on Tuesday afternoon in St. Peter. Betsie Collins and Callie Nelsen combined to throw a one-hitter in the 8-0 win in game one and then Erin Truebenbach threw a five-inning perfect game in the 17-0 win in game two. Julie Mahre surpassed Audrey Lenoch for first place on the career hits list in game one with her 207th career hit. Gustavus improves to 28-6 overall.
The Gustavus women's tennis team has been selected to host one of eight NCAA Regional Tournaments this weekend. Six teams will battle for a spot in the NCAA Team Championships, which will be held May 13-15 at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. Other teams in the Gustavus Regional include Coe, Grinnell, St. Scholastica, UW-Whitewater, and Wheaton (Ill.).
The Gustavus men's tennis team has been selected to host one of eight NCAA Regional Tournaments this weekend. Five teams will battle for a spot in the NCAA Team Championships, which will be held May 13-15 at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Other teams in the Gustavus Regional include Luther, Carthage, UW-Whitewater, and Univ. of Texas-Tyler.
The Gustavus men's golf team finished fifth at the 16-team Saint John's Invitational played Sunday at the par-70 Monticello Country Club in Monticello, Minnesota. The Gusties fired an 18-hole total of 297 and finished eight shots behind first place St. Cloud State University and Saint John's. Gustavus was led individually by Alex Woodhull, who finished in a three-way tie for fourth place with a score of 71.