‘Special Events’ Category

dIII week 

Gustavus Set To Kick Off Inaugural NCAA Division III Week

Gustavus Adolphus College is set to take part in National College Athletic Association’s inaugural Division III Week by taking part in a wide array of activities through the week of April 9-16. Jack Copeland of the NCAA.org states, “Schools and conferences are reporting a variety of activities to celebrate student-athletes’ academic achievements and athletics accomplishments, […]

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A Few Days at Telemark

Greeting! I am finally back at Gustavus after four days of skiing at Telemark. As some of you may know this past weekend we had 2 NCAA qualifiers. On Friday several of us packed up early and went down to Hayward, Wisconsin to do a recon of the course. I was excited to get some […]

Racing up North

On Friday morning I made the trek to Coleraine, MN for the NCAA qualifiers that were held this weekend. We left early in the morning so we could get a chance to ski the new classic course before the race on Saturday. When we arrived at Mt. Itasca I changed and prepared for a training […]

Starting the season off right!

Yesterday the men and women of the Gustavus nordic team started the season on a winning note. We competed at St. John’s University for a competition between Gustavus, St. Olaf, St.John’s, and St. Cloud. The women’s women did 10k in a mass start format. From seeing the start it looked like Kelly put in a […]

To cold to ski!

Welcome Gustie fans! This is the first installment of many on the Gustavus Nordic ski team blog. This blog will be used to keep our fans updated on the places we travel and our results.  This past week several members of the Gustavus Nordic team (Jed Friedrich, Jens Brabbit, Andrew Poffenberger, Andrew Tilman, Logan Smestad, […]

Brittany Berckes and Alicia Menezes Repeat As NCAA Doubles Champions, Finicane Wins Singles Crown

Brittany Berckes and Alicia Menezes of Amherst College successfully defended their 2007 NCAA Doubles Title by defeating Kristin Cobb and Marta Drane of Denison University 6-4, 6-3 at the 2008 NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Berckes and Menezes defeated Tshema Nash and Sabra Rogers of Emory University in […]

Siobhan Finicane Is The 2008 NCAA Singles Champion

Siobhan Finicane of Pomona-Pitzer outlasted Cary Gibson of Williams 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 to be crowned the 2008 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Singles Champion on Sunday afternoon at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Finicane was ahead 5-2 in the second set before Gibson battled back to win the second set 7-5. Finicane regained […]

Video Highlights From Day 2 of the Individual

Gustavus student Jessie Doig is doing a video recap of each day at the championships. Jessie’s piece includes highlights of matches during the day and interviews with coaches and players. Watch Video

The Stage Is Set For The Final Day Of The 2008 NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships

The stage is set for the final day of the 2008 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Top-seed singles player Siobhan Finicane will face fifth-seed Cary Gibson at noon (CDT), while the doubles semifinal round will be played at the same time. The doubles final is slated […]

One Doubles Semifinal Determined

The top half semifinal of the 2008 NCAA Doubles Championships has been determined as Brittany Berckes and Alicia Menezes of Amherst and Sabra Rogers and Tshema Nash of Emory advanced to the next round. Berckes and Menezes defeated Becky Morse-Karzen and Natalia Fugate of the University of Mary Washington 6-0, 7-5. Rogers and Nash defeated […]