Archive for April, 2008
The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced that Gustavus football player Jared Sieling is a part of the 2008 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a 3.2 GPA or better.
The Gustavus softball team earned a doubleheader split with Hamline in St. Paul on Thursday, winning game one 10-1 and losing game two 9-6. The Gusties scored in each inning en route to a five-inning game one victory. Hamline, which scored eight runs in the first three innings, held off a late Gustavus rally for a win in game two for the series split. Gustavus snapped a six-game winning streak as it fell to 18-6 overall and 8-4 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus baseball team scored 37 runs on their way to a doubleheader sweep of Carleton on Wednesday afternoon by the scores of 13-4 and 24-1. The Gusties pounded out 35 hits in the two games. Shea Roehrkasse led the hit parade with six hits in 10 at-bats. Derek Eddie was the winning pitcher in game one and Kraig Olson was the winner on the mound in game two. Gustavus is now 16-8 overall and 8-0 in the MIAC.
Two high scoring innings proved to be the difference in 9-0 and 8-0 decisions between the Gustavus softball team and Bethel University in St. Peter on Tuesday. The Gusties scored nine runs in the first inning in game one and seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning in game two to complete both games in five innings. Gustavus, which improved to 16-5 overall and 7-3 in the conference, posted its first MIAC doubleheader shutout since the Gusties shut out Hamline 4-0 and 6-0 on April 17, 2007.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior Jordan Hawkinson (Lindstrom, Minn./Chisago Lakes) has been named the MIAC Men's Golf Athlete of the Week by the league coaches. Hawkinson finished second individually with a score of 74-74--148 at the 18-team Wartburg Invitational held in Waverly, Iowa at Centennial Oaks Golf Course.
Gustavus sophomore Adam Bren has been named MIAC Pitcher of the Week for his complete game 2-hitter that allowed the Gusties to beat Concordia 3-1 and complete an important doubleheader sweep in Moorhead this past Sunday.
The Gustavus baseball team extended its winning streak to six games with a doubleheader sweep over Bethel on Monday afternoon in St. Peter. In the first game, Gustavus jumped out to a 4-0 lead and held on for a 5-3 win, and in the second game, the Gusties built a 6-1 lead and then held on for a 6-5 victory. Pat Siering had a big day at the plate going 5-for-6 with 2 RBI, while David Wold limited the Royals to five hits in seven innings and picked up the win on the mound in game one.
In front of the home crowd for the first time this season, the Gustavus softball team extended its winning streak to four games by defeating Macalester 4-0 and 9-2 on Monday in St. Peter. Betsie Collins pitched extremely well in the first game as she recorded 11 strikeouts and allowed two hits. Rachael Click and Kelly Myers went 4-for-5 combined for six RBI in game two. Gustavus improved to 15-5 overall and 5-3 in the MIAC, while Macalester dropped to 6-14 overall and 1-7 in league play.
After completing one round of the Carleton Invitational at the par-70 Stonebrooke Golf Club, the Gustavus women's golf team finished in second-place with a team score of 342. St. Thomas won the event with a team score of 327. Kimbra Kosak (Jr., Grand Rapids, Minn.) led Gustavus with a score of 84, as she tied for fifth-place individually.
The Gustavus baseball team moved to 4-0 in conference play with a doubleheader sweep against Concordia in Moorhead on Sunday afternoon. The Gusties scored five times in the fifth inning and twice in the seventh inning to win game one 9-8 and then used timely hitting and a great pitching performance from Adam Bren to claim game two 3-1.