‘Men’s Swimming & Diving’ Category
The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will compete this weekend at Saint John's University and the College of Saint Benedict. The men and women are set for a dual meet tonight, the men competing against Saint John's University and the women against the College of Saint Benedict. Events are set to begin at 6 p.m. tonight at Warner Palaestra Pool in Collegeville, Minn. On Saturday, both squads will compete in the SJU/CSB Diving Invitational, events beginning at 10 a.m.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams both received recognition from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) as Scholar All-America Teams. The awards are in recognition of teams that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2016 Fall Semester. The Gustie men achieved a 3.22 team GPA during the Fall Semester, while the women posted a 3.15 GPA – both marks that rank third among Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference teams.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams both earned wins in a dual meet against Hamline University Friday evening on senior night.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are set to host Hamline University for a dual meet Friday evening at Vic Gustafson Pool with events beginning at 5 p.m.
Sophomore Tanner Sonnek continued his outstanding season with his third-straight MIAC Men's Swimming and Diving Athlete-of-the-Week award. Sonnek's latest heroics included four first-place finishes in a 189-109 dual meet win at Carleton Friday. His season-best time of 2:06.05 not only gave him a win in the 200-yard breaststroke, but it also broke a Thorpe Pool record. Sonnek added individual wins in the 100-yard breaststroke (57.77) and the 200-yard individual medley (2:01.15) and contributed to a win in the 200-yard medley relay (1:39.26).
The Gustavus men’s swimming and diving squad competed in a dual meet Friday evening at Carleton College and escaped with a 189-109 victory.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams are set to get back into action as they head to Northfield, Minn. tomorrow evening for a dual meet with Carleton College.
2016 was another year filled with conference championships, national tournament appearances and spectacular individual performances both on and off the field of play for Gustavus athletics. Here’s a look back at numerous highlight events that occurred throughout the year.
Gustavus sophomore Tanner Sonnek (North Mankato, Minn.) turned in a record-setting performance at the University of Minnesota's Jean Freeman Invitational to win his second-straight MIAC weekly award. Sonnek broke his own school record in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 56.12, which resulted in a second-place finish. He also finished seventh in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:09.08) and eighth in the 200-yard IM (2:02.21) in a top-notch field that included Division I and II teams. Sonnek is currently ranked No. 1 in the MIAC in both the 100- and 200-breast events, and third in the 200-IM.
Catch up on each Gustie Spotlight this season by listening to the interviews on the Gustavus Game Central link. Tom Wheeler, the voice of the Golden Gusties, conducts interviews with different members of the Gustavus Athletics Department throughout the fall and winter seasons. The Gustie Spotlight airs live on KNUJ 860 AM on Saturdays prior to tipoff of Gustavus basketball games.