‘Men’s Sports’ Category
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming teams wrapped up competition at the 2017 NCAA Championships Saturday, highlighted by two All-American finishes from Tanner Sonnek and an honorable mention honor for the women's 200-yard freestyle relay team.
The No. 23-ranked Gustavus men's tennis team earned wins over St. Olaf College, Saint Mary's University, and Luther College Saturday to improve its record to 14-2 overall and 6-0 during Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Play.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming teams are ready to compete in the NCAA Championships March 15-18, 2017 in Shenandoah, Texas at the CISD Natatorium.
The No. 23-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team is set to host three matches Saturday at Swanson Tennis Center versus St. Olaf College, Saint Mary's University, and Luther College. The Gusties (11-2 overall, 3-0 MIAC) will take on Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foes St. Olaf (0-4 overall, 0-2 MIAC) at 8:30 a.m. and Saint Mary's (6-3 overall, 0-2 MIAC) at 11 a.m. before hosting Luther (5-1 overall) at 6:30 p.m.
The Gustavus men's and women's soccer teams participated in an American Red Cross blood drive last Wednesday. The programs had a great turnout by their student-athletes, which contributed to a successful blood drive held in Alumni Hall.
The Gustavus baseball team Wednesday dropped its season opening doubleheader against Mayville State by 6-5 and 11-3 scores to start the season 0-2. The Gusties battled back from a five-run deficit in game one to send it to extras, but were unable to hold off the Comets in the eighth frame. And in game two, Mayville State used a balanced attack of power hitting and efficient pitching for the convincing win.
Brad Baker’s first year coaching baseball at Gustavus in over three decades (his first in 1981) proved to be fruitful last season as the Gusties posted their first winning record since 2008 and moved up three spots in the conference standings. But now it’s time to turn to page to the 2017 campaign and see what improvements can be made as Baker and his staff continue to rebuild the program into a contender in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. This season’s journey begins tomorrow with a non-conference doubleheader against Mayville State at US Bank Stadium.
The No. 23-ranked Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team won a pair of big matches Saturday behind a perfect 4-0 day from Mohanad Alhouni (Jr., Tripoli, Libya). The Gusties are now winners of 11-straight matches, and 11-2 overall and 3-0 in conference play. First, Gustavus took down No. 17-ranked UW-Whitewater 8-1, with Alhouni winning 6-3, 6-4, at No. 1 singles and 8-4 at No. 1 doubles. Then, the team earned a 9-0 MIAC sweep of Macalester, with Alhouni contributing a No. 1 singles win by the score of 8-3, and he avenged a 2016 singles loss against the Scot's Josh Doyle at No. 1 singles (6-2, retired).
The No. 23 ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team picked up its 10th and 11th straight victories Saturday at Swanson Tennis Center, defeating the No. 17-ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 8-1 and Macalester College 9-0.
The No. 23-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team is set to host the No. 17-ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Macalester College Saturday at Swanson Tennis Center. The Gusties (9-2 overall, 2-0 MIAC) will take on UW-Whitewater (5-3 overall) at 9:00 a.m. before Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe Macalester College (2-1 overall) at 6:00 p.m.