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Kaelene Lundstrum Places Fifth In Heptathlon, Sam Broderius Finishes Sixth In Discus At NCAA Championships
Gustavus junior Kaelene Lundstrum (Bird, Island, Minn.) finished fifth in the heptathlon and sophomore Sam Broderius (Hector, Minn.) placed sixth in the discus at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday in Marietta, Ohio. Lundstrum earned 4,624 points, while Broderius recorded a distance of 140 feet, 11 inches as each athlete earned All-America honors by virtue of finishing in the top eight at the national meet.
John Kauss Advances To Quarterfinals In Singles And Doubles With Mike Burdakin At NCAA Tennis Championships
Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis player John Kauss (Sr., St. Paul, Minn.) won two singles matches before pairing with Mike Burdakin (Sr., Bettendorf, Iowa) to win a doubles match to to the quarterfinals of both the singles and doubles draws at the 2009 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships. The championships are being held at Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, Calif. Quarterfinals in both draws and semifinals in singles will be contested on Saturday.
The Gustavus men's 4x400 meter relay team qualified for the event finals after finishing third in its preliminary heat with a school record time of 3:12.48 at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday afternoon. The squad bettered the previous record, which was set at the MIAC Championships at 3:13.62, by over a second. The NCAA Championships are being hosted by Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio.
Lisa Brown Captures National Javelin Title, Kaelene Lundstrum In Second Place After First Day Of Heptathlon
Gustavus Adolphus senior Lisa Brown (Lake Crystal, Minn.) won her third national javelin title at the 2009 NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships with a stadium record effort of 158 feet on Thursday afternoon. Brown, who also finished second in 2007, is the second female athlete in NCAA Division III history to win three national javelin championships joining Renee Erickson of Concordia-Moorhead. The NCAA Championships are being hosted by Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio.
Gustavus Adolphus College women's golf coach Scott Moe has been named the Division III SkyCaddie Midwest Regional Coach of the Year by the National Golf Coaches Association. Moe guided the Gusties to a third-place finish at the NCAA Championships in Port St. Lucie, Florida. He was named the women's golf National Coach of the Year last season.
The Gustavus men's tennis team saw its season come to an end after suffering a 5-3 loss to Washington University in the NCAA quarterfinal round on Tuesday morning. The NCAA Championship is being hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College in Claremont, Calif. The Gusties finish the season at 27-9, while the Bears improved to 22-2.
The 13th-ranked Gustavus women's tennis team saw its season come to an end with a 5-0 loss to top-ranked Amherst College in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships in Lawrenceville, Georgia. The NCAA Championship is being hosted by Oglethorpe University. Coach Jon Carlson and the Gusties wrapped up the season at 23-10 overall.
The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has selected Tom Thorkelson as the 2009 Division III Central Region Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year. Thorkelson was one of eight coaches to receive regional coach of year honors and is now eligible for Division III National Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year.
Gustavus Adolphus College men's golfer A.J. Olson (Jr., White Bear Lake, Minn.) has been recognized by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as a Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for his play on the links as well as his work in the classroom. Olson ranked second on the team with a 78.0 scoring average during the 2008-09 season.
The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has selected Gustavus Adolphus senior Lisa Brown as the 2009 Division III Central Region Women's Field Athlete of the Year. Brown was one of eight student-athletes to receive regional athlete of year honors and is now eligible for Division III National Women's Field Athlete of the Year.