Archive for May, 2011

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Danielle Burgmeier races down the backstretch. 

Women’s Track and Field In First Place After Day One Of MIAC Championships

The Gustavus women’s track and field team is the current leader with 56.5 points following day one of competition at the 2011 MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships being held on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College May 13-14 in St. Peter, Minn. Concordia sits in second place with 46 points, while St. Thomas is in third with 40.5 points.

Amrik Donkena 

Men’s Tennis Advances In NCAA Tourney With 5-0 Win Over Concordia

The Gustavus men's tennis team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Regional with a 5-0 win over Concordia University of Mequon, Wisconsin on a cold and blustery Friday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties will now face Trinity University of San Antonio, Texas on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 pm.

Blair Riegel, MIAC Champion in the long jump. 

Men’s Track & Field In Second Place Following Day One Of MIAC Championships

The Gustavus men's track and field team recorded 44.5 points in day one of competition at the 2011 MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships being held in St. Peter, Minn. Saint John's is the currently leader with 67 points, while St. Thomas sits in second with 36.5 points.

Schenfeld finished in the top five at the NCAA Championships for the second straight year. 

Weather Halts NCAA Women’s Golf Championship, Gusties Place Second

Severe weather forced the cancellation of Friday’s final round at the 2011 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships held at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. Gustavus ended up finishing second for the second consecutive year to Methodist College. Individually, Katie Schenfeld finished in a tie for third place, while Rikka Holiday finished in a tie for sixth place.

2011 GCAA All-America Second Team Selections.  Gusties Alex Kolquist is second from the left. 

Kolquist Finishes Strong, Places 15th at NCAA Championships

Sophomore Alex Kolquist posted a score of even par 72 in the final round of the NCAA Golf Championships and completed the tournament in 15th place with a 72-hole total of 72-73-77-72--294 (+6).

 

Schenfeld’s 76 Helps Women’s Golf Record Low Round of the Day At NCAA Championships

The Gustavus women's golf team fired a score of 323, the low team score of the day, and pulled to within 12 shots of first place Methodist heading into the final round of the NCAA Championships, which are being held at Mission Inn Resort in Howie-in-the-Hills, Florida. The Gusties have compiled a 54-hole team score of 322-333-323--978, while Methodist leads with a total of 318-319-329--966.

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Kolquist In 23rd Place at NCAA Men’s Golf Tourney

Gustavus sophomore Alex Kolquist fired a five-over par 77 on Thursday in the third round of the NCAA Championships, which are being played in Greeensboro, North Carolina. Kolquist, who has a 54-hole total of 72-73-77--222, sits in 23rd place individually.

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Softball’s Klass And Wendorff Earn All- Midwest Region Honors

Gustavus Adolphus softball players Lisa Klass (Richfield, Minn.) and Emily Wendorff (Lakeville, Minn.) have been named to the 2011 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Midwest Region Team.  Junior Klass earns a spot on the second-team as a utility player, while senior Wendorff earns an at-large spot on the third team.  Klass and Wendorff are two […]

Senior quarterback Logan Becker 

Spring Drills Productive As Football Team Prepares For Trip To Mexico

The Gustavus football team concluded its spring practice schedule on Tuesday, May 7. During the non-padded spring practices, the team focused on evaluating strength gains and working on fundamentally sound techniques.

Coach Mike Stehlik 

Women’s Soccer Uses Spring Practices To Develop Young Players

The Gustavus women's soccer team's non-traditional season is winding down, with only one practice remaining this spring. For the Gusties, the non-traditional season consists of seven team sessions that focus on teamwork, skill development and, according to Head Coach Mike Stehlik, a little bit of fun.