‘Men’s Sports’ Category
The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced last week the members of the 2017 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers. Gustie seniors earning a place on this year’s team include Levi Folkert (Elgin, Minn.), Tyler Jakes (North Mankato, Minn.), and Jake Schmitz (North Branch, Minn.).
The No. 31-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team concluded non-conference play on Sunday, falling to the No. 5-ranked University of Chicago by a score of 6-3, moving its overall record to 20-8 on the season.
The Gustavus men's and women's track & field teams competed at the CSB-SJU Outdoor Invite Saturday at Saint John's University and posted a number of impressive performances. The men were highlighted by first place finishes in the 800-meter, 5000-meter, shot put, and 4x400-meter relay, while the women received top-four finishes in the 1500-meter, 5000-meter, and pole vault.
The No. 31-ranked Gustavus men's tennis team defeated DePauw University by a score of 8-1 Saturday, improving its overall record to 20-7.
The Gustavus baseball team Saturday erupted for 16 runs in a decisive 12-run game one decision, but settled for a split after dropping the second game 8-3 to Hamline. The Gusties move to 14-8 overall and 4-2 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while Hamline moves to 10-14 overall and 3-3 in the league.
The pitching duo of St. James, Minn. natives Sam Carlson and Kyle Pinke kept the University of Wisconsin-Superior bats silent Friday in a non-conference home opening doubleheader as the Gustavus baseball team swept 9-2 and 15-1. Carlson pitched a complete game in the opener, while Pinke went six scoreless in game two for the pair of victories, improving the Gusties to 13-7 overall.
The No. 31-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team is set to close out non-conference play this weekend is West Bend, Wis., facing DePauw University on Sunday prior to facing the No. 5-ranked University of Chicago.
After 18 games on the road to start the season, the Gustavus baseball team is finally at home this weekend for a pair of doubleheaders at the Gustie Baseball Field. The Gusties host UW-Superior today at 2 p.m. and then face Hamline at 1 p.m. tomorrow. Gustavus enters the weekend 11-7 overall and 3-1 in the MIAC, while UW-Superior is 2-12 overall (0-0 UMAC) and Hamline is 8-12 overall (2-2 MIAC).
The Gustavus baseball team split a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday at Saint Mary’s, winning the first game 5-1 before losing 11-7 in the nightcap. The split moves the Gusties to 11-7 overall and 3-1 in the MIAC, while the Cardinals move to 11-10 overall and 1-1 in the league.
Gustavus men's tennis player Yassine Derbani (Fy., Casablanca, Morocco) played a role in seven of the Gusties' 17 team points last week as Gustavus competed against stiff competition during its spring trip in Texas. Derbani participated in four of the team's six matches, going 3-1 in singles while being undefeated at 4-0 during doubles play, all against ranked opponents.