‘Men’s Sports’ Category

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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.

Track & Field Receives All-Region Honors, Three Qualify for NCAA Meet

All-Region honors for the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season were announced Sunday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following the conclusion of the regular season and four Gustavus student-athletes were recognized.

Johnson, O’Neil Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District

The 2019 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Google Cloud Academic All-District Men’s At-Large Teams were released Thursday and Gustavus men’s tennis players Chase Johnson (Sr., Golden Valley, Minn.) and Michael O’Neil (Jr., Edina, Minn.) are named to the 10-member District 6 Team, which features student-athletes from institutions in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Hensch Wins Third MIAC Outstanding Field Athlete, Rooney and Stumbo Join on All-MIAC Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its men’s track & field postseason awards Thursday and three Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) was named Outstanding Field Athlete after winning the grand slam of throwing events, while Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) and Andrew Stumbo (So., Boone, Iowa) earned All-Conference as well.

Johnson and Whaling Earn ITA Regional Awards

The 2019 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) NCAA Division III men’s regional award winners were announced on Tuesday and two Gusties were recognized. Chase Johnson (Sr., Golden Valley, Minn.) was selected as the Central Region Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award winner, while Patrick Whaling (Sr., Manakin Sabot, Va.) was named both the Central Region Senior Player of the Year and Most Improved Senior.