Archive for May, 2012

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Seven Men’s Tennis Players Earn 2012 All-MIAC Honors, Valentini Named Coach Of The Year

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its 2012 Men’s Tennis Awards on Tuesday and three Gustavus players garnered All-Conference in both singles and doubles. Junior Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn.) and sophomores Juan Luis Chu (Lima, Peru) and Mya Smith-Dennis (Savage, Minn.) were selected by a vote of the league’s coaches as representatives on the 2012 All-MIAC singles and doubles teams.

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Four Women’s Tennis Players Earn 2012 All-Conference Honors

St. Paul, Minn. – The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced the 2012 MIAC Women’s Tennis Awards Tuesday, and with that, four Gustavus women’s tennis players were named to both the singles and doubles All-Conference teams.  Seniors Alex Erickson (Minnetonka, Minn.) and Megan Gaard (Edina, Minn.), sophomore Megan Born (Antigo, Wis.), and first-year Laurel Krebsbach […]

 

Women’s Golf In 12th Place Following Day One Of NCAA Championships

The Gustavus women’s golf team sits in 12th place after shooting a 324 (+36) on the opening round of the 2012 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships Monday at the Zollner Golf Course in Angola, Ind.  Williams College is the day one leader after shooting a 307 (+19).  Rounding out the top-three is Methodist University in second […]

Joey MacGibbon - MIAC Tennis Athlete of the Week 

Joey MacGibbon Named MIAC Tennis Athlete Of The Week

Gustavus sophomore Joey MacGibbon has been named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week for his contributions to Gustavus’ MIAC Playoff title this past weekend. The Gusties defeated St. Thomas in the semifinals 5-1 and Carleton in the championship match 5-0, and MacGibbon claimed two victories at No. 3 doubles and one at No. 5 singles.

 

Baseball’s Doubleheader Against Martin Luther Cancelled

Due to inclement weather, the Gustavus baseball team’s doubleheader against Martin Luther College set for Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. has been cancelled and will not be made up.  Gustavus finishes its season 16-19 overall and 7-13 in the MIAC.

Danielle Justice receives the team's MVP Award from former player Andrea Peterson. 

Women’s Hockey Announces Team Awards At Annual Banquet

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus women’s hockey team held its annual post-season banquet last week in the Heritage Room of the Jackson Student Center.  Senior goaltender Danielle Justice (Alexandria, Minn.) highlighted the events awards ceremony by being named the Andrea Peterson Most Valuable Player. The Most Valuable Player award is named after four-time AHCA […]

Grant Soderberg shut down the St. Thomas hitters Monday afternoon. Soderberg threw seven innings, giving up four hits and three runs, only one earned run, and struck out seven hitters. He picks up his third win this season and is 3-5 overall. 

Baseball Splits Doubleheader With No. 2 St. Thomas, Hands Tommies First MIAC Loss

Grant Soderberg shut down the St. Thomas hitters Monday afternoon. Soderberg threw seven innings, giving up four hits and three runs, only one earned run, and struck out seven hitters. He picks up his third win this season and is 3-5 overall. The Gustavus baseball team split its doubleheader with second-ranked St. Thomas on Monday […]

Senior second baseman Lisa Klass named 2012 Academic All-District. Photo courtesy of Sport PiX. 

Softball Player Lisa Klass Earns Academic All-District Honors

Senior second baseman Lisa Klass named 2012 Academic All-District. Photo courtesy of Sport PiX. Gustavus Adolphus senior softball player Lisa Klass (Richfield, Minn.) has earned a spot on the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District First Team for District Six.  A standout second baseman with a cumulative grade point average of 3.63 in management, Klass is […]

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Men’s Golf Earns At-Large Bid Into NCAA Championships

The NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Committee announced 41 teams and five individuals that will participate in the 2012 Division III Men’s Golf Championships. Among those 41 schools will be the Gustavus Adolphus men’s golf team who qualifies for the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive season.

Josh Owens broke the 29-year standing MIAC pole vault record. 

Josh Owens Breaks MIAC Record In Pole Vault

Gustavus junior Josh Owens (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) broke the MIAC men’s outdoor pole vault record Saturday at the Meet of the UnSaintly in St. Paul, clearing a height of 16-6.75. Owens broke the previous record of 16-6.5, which has stood since 1983 (Dave Wenberg, Hamline). His new career mark is at the top of the MIAC performance list and is 1-1.75 higher than the second place vauler.