‘Men’s Sports’ Category

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Sonnek Earns Second-Straight All-America Award In 100 Breaststroke

For the second consecutive year, Tanner Sonnek (Jr., North Mankato, Minn.) finished seventh in the 100 breaststroke at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships to earn All-America status. Sonnek touched the wall in 54.85 after posting a preliminary time of 54.95 in the morning session.

Gustie Baseball’s Friday Doubleheader Postponed

The Gustavus baseball team has postponed its home-opening non-conference doubleheader versus Bethany Lutheran College on Friday due to poor weather and field conditions. Its previous set home opener against Mounty Marty last weekend was cancelled due to lingering snow on the field. The games will have a chance to made up at a later date. The Gusties are now off until March 31 when they will host Macalester in the new home opener on the brand-new field turf, which will also mark the start of MIAC play.

Gustie Baseball Hopeful For Home Opener On Friday

The Gustavus baseball team is set for its home opener versus Bethany Lutheran College Friday afternoon, hosting a doubleheader versus the Vikings at 2:30 p.m. at the newly renovated Gustie Baseball Field with weather and field conditions pending.

Six Gusties To Represent Gustavus At NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships

The Gustavus swimming team will be well-represented at the NCAA Division III Championships this week, which takes place Wednesday through Saturday at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind. Kennedy Holwerda (Sr., Willmar, Minn.), Alyssa Lokensgard (So., St. Peter, Minn.), Kate Reilly (Sr., Hastings, Minn.), Maggie Webster (Jr., Apple Valley, Minn.), and Madeline Westendorp (So., St. Michael, Minn.) represent the women’s team, and Tanner Sonnek (Jr., North Mankato, Minn.) represents the men’s squad.

Saturday’s Men’s Tennis Match At Saint John’s Postponed

The Gustavus men's tennis match against Saint John's scheduled for Saturday is postponed due to the Sta-Fit dome in Sartell, Minn. collapsing from last week's heavy snowfall. A makeup date will be announced soon. The Gusties next play on March 24 as a split squad. The Black and Gold hosts Augustana and Bethel, while a second squad travels to Washington University-St. Louis. 

Baseball’s Home-Opening Weekend Games Cancelled

The Gustavus baseball team has cancelled its home-opening weekend games against Mounty Marty on Saturday and Sunday due to lingering snow on the field. The games will not be made up. The Gusties are now off until March 31 when they will host Macalester in the new home opener on the brand-new field turf, which will also mark the start of MIAC play.

Gustavus Football Announces 2018 Summer Camp Dates

The Gustavus football team has set dates for its 2018 summer camps. The Golden Gustie Youth Camp for campers in grades 3-8 will take place in two sessions – the first June 14-15 and the second June 21-22. The Golden Gustie 7-on-7 Passing Tournament for high school teams will be held June 20. Both camps will be held at Hollingsworth Field on the Gustavus campus.

Alhouni Named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete Of The Week

Gustavus men's tennis student-athlete Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) won both of his doubles matches and split his singles at the No. 1 spot, as the Gusties lost 4-3 at Division I UW-Green Bay and then defeated No. 40-ranked UW-Whitewater 8-1. Alhouni took his Division I singles opponent to three sets in his first loss in more than a month, and rebounded the next day with a decisive 6-1, 6-2 win. Alhouni and doubles partner Patrick Whaling (Jr., Manikob Sabot, Va.) won both of their matches over the weekend, starting with a 6-4 decision against a D-I opponent last Saturday. For his performance, Alhouni was named MIAC Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

Gustie Baseball Swept By Luther On Sunday

The Gustavus baseball team was swept by Luther College on Sunday afternoon, falling 12-0 and 10-5 while moving its overall record to 5-6 on the season.

Men’s Tennis Tops UW-Whitewater 8-1

After a slim one-point loss to a Division I team Saturday, the No. 10-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team rebounded Sunday with a decisive 8-1 win over No. 40-ranked UW-Whitewater. The Gusties’ lone loss came in doubles play as they swept in singles to improve to 10-5 overall.