Archive for May, 2019

Hensch Takes Bronze in Hammer at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Gustavus men’s thrower Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) capped his decorated collegiate career with an All-American third place finish in the hammer throw at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Keelin Takes 13th in Hammer at NCAA Championships

Gustavus women’s thrower Katie Keelin (Jr., Burnsville, Minn.) took 13th in the hammer throw Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Johnson, Whaling Wrap Up Careers at NCAA Championships

Gustavus men’s tennis seniors Chase Johnson (Golden Valley, Minn.) and Patrick Whaling (Manakin Sabot, Va.) wrapped up their collegiate careers Friday at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships.

Hensch Earns All-America in Shot Put, Rooney Takes 11th in 110 Hurdles

Gustavus thrower Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) earned his second All-America honor in as many days, taking seventh place in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Friday. Hensch’s second throw of 54-01.75 (16.50m) in the second flight was his best toss of the event.

Patrick Whaling Awarded ITA Division III Most Improved Senior

Men's Tennis player Patrick Whaling (Sr., Manakin Sabot, Va.) received national recognition at a banquet held at the National Championships on Thursday evening as the Most Improved Male Senior tennis player in Division III.

Johnson, Whaling Set for NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships

Gustavus men’s tennis seniors Chase Johnson (Golden Valley, Minn.) and Patrick Whaling (Manakin Sabot, Va.) are set to compete at the NCAA Individual Championships this weekend at Kalamazoo College. Whaling will take part in the singles tournament and then pair with Johnson for the doubles competition.

Hensch Earns All-America, Takes Eighth in Discus at NCAA Championships

Gustavus thrower Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) took eighth place in the discus at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Thursday, earning All-America status. Hensch’s second attempt landed at 160-09 (49.00m), which was his best mark of the event. Hensch had the best throw out of 10 competitors in the first flight and was able to advance to the finals as his mark beat three competitors in the second flight.

Three Gusties Set to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Three members from the Gustavus track & field teams will compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on May 23-25 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) and Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) will represent the Gustie men, while Katie Keelin (Jr., Burnsville, Minn.) will represent the women.

Hensch Named Central Region Field Athlete of the Year

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its Regional Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season Tuesday and Gustavus thrower Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) was named the Central Region Men’s Field Athlete of the Year.

Clemensen, O’Neil Earn MIAC Elite 22 Awards

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) recognized some of its best and brightest spring sport student-athletes on Monday with the announcement of the spring sports Elite 22 Awards. Gustavus was well represented as Carter Clemensen (So., Cologne, Minn.) received the baseball Elite 22 Award and Michael O’Neil (Jr., Edina, Minn.) took home the men’s tennis honor.