‘Men’s Swimming & Diving’ Category
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.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving squads concluded competition at the Jean Freeman Invitational Saturday on the campus of the University of Minnesota.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams competed in day one of the Jean Freeman Invitational Friday on the campus of the University of Minnesota.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams are prepared to compete in the 2016 Jean Freeman Invitational this weekend at the University of Minnesota.
Gustavus Junior Women’s Basketball Guard Mikayla Miller (Goodhue, Minn.) and Sophomore Swimmer Tanner Sonnek (North Mankato, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College November Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
Swimmer Tanner Sonnek had an outstanding performance to lead his team to victory at the Gusties' home Grace Goblirsch Invitational and earn MIAC Men's Swimming and Diving Athlete-of-the-Week honors. Sonnek won both of his individual events, racing to victory in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:10.75 and the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:01.56. His two first-place finishes helped Gustavus rack up 1,321 total points to win by a wide margin. This season, Sonnek ranks first in the MIAC in the 200-breast by more than four seconds with his season-best time of 2:09.69, and his 500-free time from Saturday is the ninth-fasted in the MIAC this season.