Archive for April, 2009
The Gustavus women's golf team won its own Gustavus Quadrangular with a team score of 327. Other team scores included Gustavus Black in second place at 354, St. Olaf in third at 364, and MSU, Mankato Purple in fourth place at 376. The tournament was shortened from 36 to 18 holes after heavy rains forced cancellation of Sunday's round scheduled for North Links Golf Course in North Mankato, Minn. Katie Schenfeld finished first individually with a score of 78.
The Gustavus men's golf program entered two teams in the Saint John's Invitational last weekend and the Black Team finished fourth with a score of 306, while the Gold team finished in a tie for sixth with a total of 308. Host Saint John's won the 17-team tournament, which was played at Monticello Golf Club in Monticello, Minn., with a total of 292.
The Gustavus women's tennis team continued its dominance against Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference competition as it defeated St. Thomas 9-0 to extended the program's MIAC regular season win streak to 186 matches dating back to 1990. The Gusties did not drop a set on their way to defeating the Tommies and finishing conference play with a perfect 10-0 mark. It is the 18th consecutive title for the Gusties.
The Gustavus softball team reached one of its primary goals for the season by winning the 2009 MIAC Title with two wins over the College of St. Catherine by the scores of 14-3, and 5-1 on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. The Gusties completed regular season league play with a 21-1 record and earned the #1 seed in the MIAC Tournament, which will be played next Friday and Saturday in Winona, Minn.
The Gustavus baseball doubleheader against St. Olaf set for Monday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. in St. Peter has been postponed due to poor weather conditions. The makeup date is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m. in St. Peter.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's outdoor track and field team hosted the Drake Alternative Outdoor Meet Saturday in St. Peter, winning 10 events. Top Gustie performers of the meet included double event winners Janey Helland (So., Mapleton, Minn.) in the 400 hurdles and the long jump and Sam Broderius (So., Hector, Minn.) in the shot put and the discus. No team scores were kept during the meet.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's outdoor track and field team hosted the Drake Alternative Outdoor Meet Saturday in St. Peter, posting 12 top-five finishes. Event winners included Carson Smith (So., Prior Lake, Minn.) in the 800 meters and Dan Foley (Sr., Minneapolis, Minn.) in the 5,000 meters, and the 4x800 relay team. No team scores were kept during the meet.
The Gustavus men's tennis team defeated Macalester 9-0 and St. Thomas 6-3 to earn its 21st consecutive MIAC Championship on Saturday. The Gusties finished conference play undefeated at 9-0 and improved to 23-8 overall. Gustavus will host the MIAC Championships at the Brown Outdoor Tennis Courts beginning with the #3-6 seeds competing on Friday, May 1. The top-seeded Gustavus will face the lowest remaining seed on Saturday, May 2 at 9 a.m.
Matt Morgan delivered a RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning to cap off a two-run rally to give the Gustavus baseball team a 2-1 walk-off win over Augsburg on Saturday in St. Peter. The Gusties dropped the second game of the doubleheader 3-0. Alan Woitas went the distance on the mound for Gustavus in game one to improve to 2-0, while Brandon Knoll suffered the loss in the nightcap.
Former Gustavus men's hockey coach Don Roberts has been selected to receive the 2009 Hobey Baker Legends of Hockey Award. The award will be presented on May 7 at 317 On Rice Park in St. Paul, Minn. Roberts,who coached the Gusties for 33 seasons, retired in 1997 as the winningest coach in the history of Division III hockey with a record of 532-290-25.