Archive for April, 2008
The Gustavus baseball team saw its nine-game win streak come to an end at Macalester on Sunday afternoon. The Gusties won game one 10-5, but then dropped game two 5-3. Coach Mike Carroll's squad is now 17-9 overall and 9-1 in MIAC play.
The Gustavus men's tennis team jumped out to a 4-1 lead and held on for a 5-4 win over Kalamazoo College in Milwaukee, Wis. on Sunday morning. Coach Steve Wilkinson's squad extended its current winning streak to eight straight matches. The Gusties will host the MIAC Post-Season Tournament at the Swanson Tennis Center and the Brown Outdoor Courts on Friday and Saturday, March 25-26.
The Gustavus women's tennis team posted a convincing 9-0 win over Saint Mary's and an 8-1 win over previously MIAC unbeaten St. Thomas on Sunday afternoon on the Brown Outdoor Courts at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter. With the wins, the Gusties claimed a share of their 17th consecutive MIAC title and clinched the top seed in the MIAC Tournament to be held on April 25-26 in St. Peter.
The Gustavus women's golf team made a strong statement to the NCAA Championship selection committee with a 41-stroke win over second place St. Thomas at the Minnesota Women's Collegiate Golf Association Invitational (MWCGA). The tournament was played at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker, Minnesota. The Gusties were led by Kali Griggs (So., Burnsville, Minn.) who finished first with a 36-hole total of 76-73--149.
Gustavus softball pitchers Betsie Collins and Erin Truebenbach held Carleton to four hits in two games as the Gusties defeated the Knights 3-0 and 16-0 in St. Peter on Sunday afternoon. Collins struck out 11 batters and gave up one hit in the top of the seventh inning for her fourth straight win in game one, while Truebenbach struck seven and allowed three hits in game two.
Tyler Geyen Shines in Hurdles and Javelin As Men’s Track and Field Team Finishes Eighth At Carleton Relays
Tyler Geyen finished second in the 110 meter high hurdles and fifth in the javelin to help lead the Gustavus men's track and field team to an eighth place finish (out of 16) at the Carleton Relays in Northfield, Minn. on Saturday. The Gusties scored in 10 different events on their way to posting a team total of 37 points. Saint John's finished first with 126 points.
Laura Edlund finished second in the 5,000 meters and Lisa Brown placed second in the shot put to highlight a successful day for the Gustavus women's track and field team at the Manitou Classic at St. Olaf College. The Gusties turned in top eight performances in 17 different events. No team scores were kept for the meet.
The Gustavus women's golf team shot a first day team total of 308 at the Minnesota Championships at the par-72 Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker, Minn. on Saturday. The third-ranked Gusties finished 17 strokes ahead of second-ranked St. Thomas, which finished with a team total of 325. Katie Schenfeld (Fy., Indianola, Iowa) paced Gustavus with a score of 74 to tie for the individual lead heading into the last day of play on Sunday.
The Gustavus softball team earned a MIAC sweep of Saint Benedict by the scores of 8-0 in game one and 5-2 in game two on Saturday in St. Peter to earn its 20th win of the season. Emily Wendorff had her best day at the plate as a Gustie, as she went 3-for-5 and drove in six runs. Callie Nelsen earned the victory in game one, allowing just one hit, while Betsie Collins picked up the win in game two.
The Gustavus women's tennis team extended its MIAC winning streak by defeating Hamline 8-1 on Friday in St. Paul. The Gusties improved to 17-8 overall and 7-0 in MIAC competition, while the Pipers dropped to 4-13 overall and 0-8 in league play. Gustavus earned all three doubles points, dropping just one game in doubles play.