Archive for April, 2010

Eric Perkins (left), David Watkins (center), Steve Wilkinson (right) 

Gustavus and KARE 11 Team Up To Break World Record for Longest Tennis Match

Gustavus Adolphus College will join with KARE 11 Television on May 3-4 as KARE 11 reporters David Watkins and Eric Perkins attempt to break the world record for the longest tennis match. The match, which is the part of a series hosted by Watkins called “Record Wreckers”, will take place at the Swanson Tennis Center on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus in St. Peter, Minnesota.

Men’s And Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Set To Host Gustie Invitational

The Gustavus men's and women's outdoor track and field teams are set to host the Gustie Invitational on Saturday, May 1, at the Gustavus Outdoor Track and Field Complex in St. Peter, Minn. The meet will begin at 11:00am with the men's and women's javelin, shot put, and hammer throw. Participating teams will include Gustavus, Carleton, St. Olaf, Buena Vista, MSU-Mankato, and the Bethany Track Club.

Gustavus honored seniors Sheila Arnold, Callie Nelsen, Jenna Johnson, Betsie Collins, and Andrea Brown on Senior Day. 

Softball Sweeps Macalester, Clinches Post-Season Playoff Berth

The Gustavus softball team outscored MIAC foe Macalester 18-0 on its way to a doubleheader sweep in St. Peter by the scores of 11-0 and 7-0 on Wednesday afternoon. With the two wins, the Gusties clinch a spot in the MIAC Playoffs for the third consecutive season.

Sam Breneman slides safely into third base in the seventh inning of game one. 

Softball Team Sees Title Hopes Disappear With Two Heartbreaking Losses To St. Thomas

The Gustavus softball team battled valiantly to defend its MIAC regular season title, but St. Thomas wrestled the title away from the Gusties with a 1-0 win in game one and a 5-3 win in 11 innnings in game two. The Tommies improved to 30-6 overall and 17-1 in the MIAC, while the Gusties dropped to 21-10 overall and 14-4 in the MIAC.

Walk-Off Home Run Gives Concordia Sweep Over Baseball

The Gustavus baseball team dropped its second consecutive MIAC doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon in Moorhead, Minn., with 11-4 and 3-2 losses to Concordia. Gustavus falls to 12-18 overall and 4-10 in the MIAC, while Concordia improves to 19-12 overall and 10-4 in the MIAC.

Drenttel has compiled a stroke average of 76.4 in eight rounds this spring. 

Taylor Drenttel Named MIAC Women’s Golfer Of The Week

Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore Taylor Drenttel (Eagan, Minn.) has been named MIAC Women's Golfer of the Week for the second time this spring by the MIAC Golf Coaches. Drenttel claimed medalist honors for the second time in three tournaments this spring posting a 36-hole total of 76-77-153 at the Carleton Invitational over the weekend.

Colby Citrowske 

Leeb, Carlson, Citrowske, and Hanson Named MIAC Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Track Athletes of the Week

The Gustavus Adolphus 4x400 meter relay team consisting of Matt Leeb (Jr., St. Peter, Minn.), Cole Carlson (Sr., Mora, Minn.), Colby Citrowski (Jr., Canby, Minn.), and Max Hanson (Sr., Buffalo, Minn.) earned MIAC Men's Outdoor Track and Field Track Athletes of the Week honors for its performance at the 2010 Drake Relays held in in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday.

Brian Anderson Named MIAC Field Athlete of the Week 

Brian Anderson Named MIAC Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Field Athlete of the Week

Gustavus Adolphus senior Brian Anderson (Minneapolis, Minn./Bloomington Kennedy) was named MIAC Men's Outdoor Track and Field Field Athlete of the Week for his efforts at the Drake Alternative hosted by Gustavus in St. Peter, Minn. on Saturday.

Offense Struggles As Softball Falls To Waldorf 5-2

The Gustavus softball team dropped a 5-2 decision to non-conference foe Waldorf College on Monday afternoon in St. Peter. The Gusties led 2-1 through five innings, but the Warriors scored once in the sixth, and three times in the seventh to hand Gustavus its eighth loss of the season.

Men’s Golf Finishes Sixth At Saint John’s Invitational

The Gustavus men's golf team finished sixth out of 16 teams at the Saint John's Invitational with a 54-hole total of 306-296-297--899. Saul Menendez led the Gusties individually as he placed 17th with a total of 73-76-74--223 (+10).