Archive for September, 2018

Valentine Wins ITA Midwest Singles Title, Becomes All-American

For the second consecutive season, the Gustavus women’s tennis team has produced the singles champion at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships. On Monday morning, Ginger Valentine (So., Delano, Minn.) defeated Ali Kopiecki of Hamline 6-0, 6-4 to earn All-America status. Valentine joins teammate Bri Hartmann as ITA Midwest Region singles champions as Hartmann achieved the feat last year. Valentine is the 42nd All-American in program history.

Assistant Cross Country Coach Becki Staley Brings Wealth of Experience to Gustavus

Becki Staley was one of the most prominent female distance runners in the country in the '90s, so prominent in fact, that there is a sculpture of her at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Men’s Tennis Competes at Drake Invite

The Gustavus men’s tennis team competed for the first time this fall season at the Drake Invite against Division I and II opponents over the weekend.

Valentine to play for ITA Regional Singles Title Monday

Day three of the 2018 ITA Women’s Midwest Regional Championships concluded Sunday night with the doubles championship and the singles semifinals.

Men’s Golf Jumps to Fifth Place After Day Two of TC Classic

The Gustavus men's golf team had a solid day two performance with a team score of 297 to put them in fifth place at the Twin Cities Classic.

Women’s Tennis Advances Two Singles, One Doubles after Day Two of ITA Regional

Day two of the ITA Midwest Regional Championships wrapped up Saturday with Gustavus advancing two singles players and one doubles team to the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds, respectively. Ginger Valentine and Bri Hartmann will play in the singles quarterfinals at 9 a.m. Sunday. Valentine will face Natalie Wijesinghe of UW-Eau Claire and Hartmann will take on Grace Riermann of Bethel. The doubles team of Hartman and Lilly Hartman will take on Maggie Riermann and Grace Riermann of Bethel in the semifinals.

Women’s Soccer Falls in Overtime to St. Thomas

The Gustavus women's soccer team traveled to St. Thomas on Saturday afternoon and dropped a 2-1 overtime contest to the Tommies.

Men’s Soccer Ties No. 4 St. Thomas 1-1

The Gustavus men’s soccer team battled No. 4-ranked St. Thomas to a 1-1 double overtime draw Saturday evening. The Gusties move to 5-1-1 overall and 2-0-1 in the MIAC, while the Tommies move to 5-1-1 overall and 1-0-1 in the league.

Men’s Golf in Tenth After Day One of Twin Cities Classic

The Gustavus men's golf team got off to a slow start on day one of the Twin Cities Classic by finishing in tenth place.

Football loses at Bethel 31-0

The Gustavus football team suffered a 31-0 loss at Bethel on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties fall to 1-3 overall and 0-2 in the MIAC, while the Royals improve to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the league.