‘Men’s Swimming & Diving’ Category
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming & diving squads are set to begin the 2016-17 campaign this Saturday as they host the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Minnesota State, Mankato at Vic Gustafson Pool.
The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has designated 658 swimming and diving teams, representing 388 colleges and universities as Scholar All-America teams, and both the Gustavus men’s and women’s teams received the distinction. The Gustie men posted a team GPA of 3.25, while the women’s team registered a 3.35 GPA. The recognition comes as a result of each team's classroom performance in the past semester. It is only the second time in the program’s 30-plus year history of the program that more than 600 teams.
Picture your stereotypical college-bound high school senior. Ready for a new chapter. Excited for a new set of surroundings. And maybe most significantly, eager to put a bit of distance between themselves and their parents. Now, meet Cal and Grace Carlson. While each have strived to carve their own niche following their graduation from Saint Peter High School, the sisters are doing so close to home as student-athletes at Gustavus Adolphus College. Cal, a junior, is a member of the women’s tennis team, while Grace, a first-year, competes on the women’s swimming and diving squad. The catch? Their father, Jon Carlson, is head coach of both of those teams, and their mother, Heidi, is an assistant coach on the women’s tennis team.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's swimming and diving team moved up one spot on the final day of the MIAC Championships at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. After being in fifth place after yesterday's final results, the Gusties passed Carleton College today, finishing with a score of 498 compared to the Knights' 476. The University of St. Thomas earned the meet championship with a score of 932.5, while Saint John's University and St. Olaf College rounded out the top-three with 527 and 502.5 points, respectively.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s swimming and diving team dropped one spot to fifth place with 322 points after day two of the MIAC Championships being held in the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. The University of St. Thomas is the two-day leader with a score of 605.5, Saint John's University sits second with a 338, St. Olaf College rounds out the top three in third with 331.5, and Carleton College sits just ahead of Gustavus in fourth with 331.
The Gustavus Adolphus Athletic Department concluded the Special Olympics winter season by hosting back-to-back area competitions on consecutive weekends in February. On Sunday, Feb. 7, Gustavus hosted the Area 9 aquatics competition at the Vic Gustafson Pool and on Sunday, Feb. 14, it held the Area 9 basketball tournament in the Lund Center Forum.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s swim and dive team is currently in fourth place with 147 points after day one of competition at the MIAC Championships on Thursday at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center. The Gusties trail by three points behind Carleton and three-and-a-half points behind St. Olaf, while St. Thomas leads with 283.5 points.
The Gustavus men’s swimming & diving team is set to participate in the 2016 MIAC Championships on Thursday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, which runs through Saturday. The Gusties took fifth places last season with a total of 487 points, while St. Thomas is the defending champion, posting 808 points last year.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams turned in multiple impressive performances Saturday at the Minnesota Challenge, hosted by the University of Minnesota. After 10 events last night, the meet concluded today with 30 more events.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams kicked off the Minnesota Challenge - hosted by the University of Minnesota - with 10 events on Friday evening at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.