‘Men’s Sports’ Category

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Aney, O’Neil Take Home MIAC Elite 22 Awards In Tennis

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 swept the tennis accolades, with Michael O'Neil (So., Edina, Minn.) receiving the men's tennis Elite 22 Award and Katie Aney (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) taking the women's tennis honor.

Six Gusties Named USTFCCCA All-Region

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its All-Region honorees Monday for the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season and six Gusties received recognition – Michael Hensch (Jr., North Branch, Minn.) and Taylor Rooney (Fy., Andover, Minn.) on the men’s team, and Alex Anderson (So., Sioux Falls, S.D.), Katie Keelin (So., Burnsville, Minn.), Marisa Morgan (Sr., Rockford, Ill.), and Kayla Stowell (Jr., Le Sueur, Minn.) on the women’s squad.

Alhouni Named ITA Central Region Senior Player Of The Year

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2018 Division III Regional Award winners Thursday and Gustavus men’s standout Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) was named Central Region Senior Player of the Year.

Track & Field Student-Athletes Compete In NCAA Last Chance Meet

Four Gustavus track & field student-athletes competed at an NCAA Final Qualifier on Thursday at UW-La Crosse, hoping to improve their marks to qualify for the NCAA Championships on May 24-26.

Hensch Named MIAC Outstanding Field Athlete, Rooney Joins On All-MIAC Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its men’s track & field postseason awards Thursday and two Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Michael Hensch (Jr., North Branch, Minn.) was named Outstanding Field Athlete after placing in the top-three in four separate events, while Taylor Rooney (Fy., Andover, Minn.) earned All-Conference with first- and second-place finishes.

Men’s Golf Seniors Earn Multiple Postseason Awards

Gustavus men's golf seniors Alec Aunan (Rock Island, Ill.) and Chris Captain (Rochester, Minn.) recently earned accolades from both the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the Golf Coaches Association of America. Aunan and Captain were both named MIAC All-Conference as well as Division III Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars, while Aunan was listed as a member of the Division III PING All-Central Region Team.

Five Gusties Named To MIAC Baseball All-Conference Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2018 All-Conference Baseball Team on Tuesday and five Gusties were honored with postseason accolades. Sam Archer (Jr., Zimmerman, Minn.), Carter Clemensen (Fy., Cologne, Minn.), Nolan Lepel (Sr., Plato, Minn.), Casey Lewandoski (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska), and Ryan Moriarty (Jr., Le Sueur, Minn.) each represented the Black and Gold.

Men’s Track & Field Takes Seventh At MIAC Outdoor Championships

The Gustavus men's track & field finished the second day of competition on Saturday at the 2018 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships in seventh place of 11 teams with a total of 63 points. 

St. Thomas Walk-Off Homer Ends Baseball’s Season In MIAC Playoffs

The Gustavus baseball team surrendered a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to fall 6-5 against the University of St. Thomas in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoff matchup on Saturday, ending the Gusties’ season.

Men’s Tennis Upset By Whitman In NCAA Region Championship

In a match that lasted four hours, visiting Whitman College pulled off a 5-4 upset over the Gustavus men’s tennis team Saturday at the Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex, capturing the NCAA region championship and advancing to the national quarterfinals for the first time since 1988. The No. 6-ranked Gusties jumped out to a 2-1 lead after doubles and won the first singles match, but the No. 20-ranked Blues won at Nos. 1, 3, and 6 before the clincher at No. 5.