Archive for March, 2010
A total of 11 (9 women, 2 men) Gustavus swimmers qualified for the 2010 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships on Monday afternoon. Representing the women’s team will be Jonna Berry, Serena Elthon, Carrie Gundersen, Anika Erickson, Sarah Hund, Steph Korba, Carley Mosher, Dajana Vidovic, and Maggie Hansvick. Skylar and Whitaker Davis will represent the men’s squad. The NCAA Championships will take place on March 17-20, in the Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
The Gustavus women's hockey team has been selected to host the 2010 NCAA Division III Championship this Friday and Saturday at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Play will begin on Friday when Norwich University of Northfield, Vermont will face Elmira College of Elmira, New York at 3:30 pm in one semifinal matchup followed by Gustavus facing defending national champion Amherst College of Amherst, Massachusetts in the other semifinal at 7:00 pm.
The 2010 Gustavus baseball team opened the season in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome with a series split with UW-Oshkosh on Sunday evening. The Gusties dropped game one to the Titans 10-9 in extra innings, but came back to win the second game of the doubleheader 2-1. Gustavus is now 1-1 on the season, while UW-Oshkosh moves to 3-3.
The Gustavus softball team posted a 2-4 record at the prestigious National Fastpitch Coaches Association's (NFCA) Leadoff Classic this past weekend in Panama City, Florida. The Gusties posted a record of 2-1 in pool play on Friday and Saturday morning and qualified for the Gold Division bracket where they struggled with an 0-3 mark on Saturday evening and Sunday.
Gustavus Adolphus junior Jens Brabbit returned home to Minnesota after competing at the 2010 NCAA Skiing Championships held March 10-13, in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Brabbit completed the most successful season ever had by a Gustavus male skier with a 34th place finish in the 10km classic race on Thursday, finishing with a time of 31:57.6, and a 39th place finish in the 20km freestyle on Saturday with a time of 55:09.5.
Gustavus Adolphus senior Max Hanson had the top Gustavus finish at the 2010 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships held this weekend at the James A. Hollensteiner Track on the campus of DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind. Hanson took first place in his qualifying heat with time of 1:53.87, and later placed fifth in the finals of the race with a time of 1:53.19. Senior Kaelene Lundstrum, the 2010 MIAC Field Athlete of the Meet, finished in eighth place in both the pentathlon (3308) and high jump (5' 5.25").
The Gustavus men's hockey team battled valiantly but came up just short in a NCAA Quarterfinal game against St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wis. on Saturday night. The Gusties, who were seeded #2 in the West Region lost to the #1 Green Knights 3-1.
Women’s Tennis Defeats UW-Whitewater 7-2, Saint Catherine University 9-0, And The University of Sioux Falls 7-2
The Gustavus women's tennis team went an undefeated 3-0 on Saturday with a pair of 7-2 victories over non-conference opponents UW-Whitewater and the University of Sioux Falls in the Swanson Tennis Center, and a 9-0 road win over MIAC opponent Saint Catherine University in Lakeville, Minn. The Gusties move to 13-7 overall and remain undefeated in conference play with a record of 3-0.
The Gustavus men's tennis team improved to 7-4 overall on the season with non-conference wins over UW-Whitewater (7-2) and the University of Sioux Falls (8-1). Amrik Donkena and Tyler Johnson went undefeated in four matches on the day as Donkena went 2-0 at #1 singles and #1 doubles and Johnson was perfect at #4 singles and #1 doubles with Donkena.
The Gustavus women's hockey team scored twice in the third period to slip past the University of Wisconsin-River Falls by the score of 2-0 in a NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal game on Saturday afternoon at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter, Minn. With the win, Gustavus earns the right to the host the NCAA Championship Finals next Friday and Saturday.