Archive for May, 2021

Aney, Budde Earn All-America, Finish in Semifinal of NCAA Doubles Championships

Sunday's semifinal match of the NCAA Doubles Championships was a battle to the bitter end, but Gustavus's Nick Aney (Jr., Rochester) and Alex Budde (So., Menomonee Falls, Wis.) came up just short in a 6-3, 3-6, 6-7 (2-7) loss to Jeffrey Chen and Adam Tzeng of Brandeis.

Aney, Budde Move On to NCAA Doubles Semifinals

The Gustavus men's tennis duo of Nick Aney (Jr., Rochester) and Alex Budde (So., Menomonee Falls, Wis.) are moving on to the NCAA Doubles Semifinals after defeating Daniel Blonquist and Marcos Dias of Southern Virginia 6-2, 6-1 Saturday at The Champions Club Tennis Complex at Rivermont Park.

Track & Field Earns Four All-America Honors, Rooney Wins 110-Hurdles at NCAA Championships

Gustavus track & field took home four All-America honors and one national champion Saturday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships.

Aney, Budde Advance at NCAA Doubles Championships

Gustavus men's tennis players Nick Aney (Jr., Rochester) and Alex Budde (So., Menomonee Falls, Wis.) won their opening round match at the NCAA Doubles Championships, beating Marcos Dias and Daniel Blonquist of Southern Virginia 6-3, 6-4. 

Valentine Finishes in Second Round of NCAA Singles Championships, Earns All-America

Gustavus women’s tennis ace Ginger Valentine (Sr., Delano) Friday experienced her first NCAA singles tournament, winning the first match and losing in the second round to her Emory opponent.

Nelson, Rooney Qualify for Finals in 100-, 110-Hurdles at NCAA Championships

Gustavus sprint hurdlers Birgen Nelson (So., Edina) and Taylor Rooney (Sr., Andover) both qualified for the finals in the 100- and 110-hurdles by winning their preliminary races on Friday. 

Pengilly Signs Professional Baseball Contract with Sioux Falls

Recent Gustavus graduate Cole Pengilly (Le Sueur, Minn.) signed a rookie contract with the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball on Tuesday. Pengilly is the second Gustie in the past three years to sign a professional baseball contract as Adam Stockwell ’19 also played for the Canaries in 2019.

Nelson Qualifies for 400-Hurdles Finals at NCAA Championships

Birgen Nelson (So., Edina) ran a 1:02.99 in the prelims of the 400-hurdles on Thursday at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, qualifying for Saturday's final race. Nelson's time was third in heat three and eighth overall among 19 competitors.

Aney, Regalado Receive MIAC Elite 22 Award

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) recognized some of its best and brightest student-athletes on Wednesday with the announcement of the 2020-21 Elite 22 Awards. Gustavus’s Sydney Regalado (Jr., Rosemount) won the honor for women’s golf, while Nick Aney (Jr., Rochester) was the recipient for men’s tennis.

Neuenfeldt and Mueller Named MIAC All-Conference

The MIAC announced its softball awards Monday and Gustavus has two student-athletes on the All-Conference Team. Madelyn Mueller (Fy., North Mankato) and Ashley Neunfeldt (Sr., Bloomington) both earned nods to the All-MIAC team.