Archive for May, 2012

Allyson Voss Named May Female Student-Athlete Of The Month

Gustavus junior pole vaulter Allyson Voss claimed the MIAC title in the pole vault and achieved All-America honors at the NCAA Championships. For her outstanding performances to finish the season, the Office of Sports Information has named Voss May Female Student-Athlete of the Month, presented by Thrivent Financial.

Steve Groskreutz Named May Male Student-Athlete Of The Month

Senior track athlete Steve Groskreutz capped his career at Gustavus by finishing ninth at the 2012 NCAA Championships last week in Claremont, Calif. For his outstanding finish to his career, the Office of Sports Information has named Groskreutz Male Student-Athlete of the Month for May, presented by Thrivent Financial.

Groskreutz, Owens, And Voss Finish Strong At NCAA Championships

Gustavus Adolphus track and field athletes Steve Groskreutz (Sr., Faribault, Minn.), Josh Owens (Jr., Blooklyn Park, Minn.), and Allyson Voss (Jr., Wausau, Wis.) wrapped up competition at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Saturday, May 26.  The NCAA Championships were held on May 24-26 at Fritz B. Burns Stadium on the campus […]

Donkena, Smith-Dennis Take Second At NCAA Doubles Championships

Gustavus men’s tennis players Amrik Donkena (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis (So., Savage, Minn.) finished second at the NCAA Doubles Championships on Saturday afternoon in Cary, N.C. The Gusties, who were seeded No. 1 in the tournament, lost to Luis Rattenhuber and Austin Chafetz of Amherst 6-4, 5-7, 3-6 in the championship match.

Donkena And Smith-Dennis Reach Semifinals Of NCAA Doubles Championships

The top-seeded doubles team of Gustavus’ Amrik Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis reached the semifinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championships on Friday in Cary, N.C. The Gusties defeated Matt Bettles and Rob Crampton of Bates in a second set tiebreak 6-1, 7-6 (8-6).

Men’s Golfer Simon Erlandsson Named Third Team PING All-America

The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced Thursday the PING All-America teams for Division III following the NCAA Championships. Gustavus sophomore Simon Erlandsson was named to the Third Team after placing 22nd at the national meet.

Women’s Athletics Set To Host Eighth Annual Golf Tournament

Gustavus Adolphus is set to host its Eighth Annual Women’s Athletics Golf Tournament on Monday, June 11 at the Le Sueur Country Club in Le Sueur, Minn.  Cost is $100 per player, which includes 18 holes of golf on one of the premier courses in the region, cart, lunch, gift bag, and a hors d’oeuvre […]

Steve Groskreutz Places Eighth In Prelims Of 400-Meter Hurdles, Advances To Finals On Saturday

Hurdle specialist Steve Groskreutz will placed eighth in the prelims of the 400-meter hurdles of the NCAA Championships on Thursday, earning a spot in Saturday's finals. Claremont, Calif. – Gustavus Adolphus senior track and field athlete Steve Groskreutz (Faribault, Minn.) is moving on to the finals of the 400-meter hurdles after placing eighth in the […]

Donkena, Smith-Dennis Advance In NCAA Doubles Championships, Fall In Singles

Gustavus men’s tennis players Amrik Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis both lost their singles match-ups in the first round of the NCAA Championships on Thursday morning in Cary, N.C., but bounced back as teammates with a close victory in the doubles draw. The top-seeded duo advances to the second round, which starts at 2:00 p.m. EST on Friday.

Baseball And Women’s Hockey Set To Host Fourth Annual Golf Fundraiser

The Gustavus baseball and women’s hockey programs are together hosting their fourth annual golf outing and fundraiser on Monday, June 25th at 12:30 p.m. at the Le Sueur Country Club in Le Sueur, Minn. Check in will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a shot gun start at 12:30 p.m.  In addition to playing one of […]