Archive for April, 2010
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).