‘Women’s Sports’ Category
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams are set to host the first home meet of the season Saturday – the 17th Annual Lee Krough Invitational. The meet features 21 men’s or women’s teams from 12 Division II and III institutions with field events beginning at 10 a.m. and track events at 12:15 p.m.
The Gustavus softball team is set to head to Winona, Minn. Thursday afternoon for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader at Saint Mary's University.
After 10 non-conference matches over the past month, the Gustavus women’s tennis team returned to Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Tuesday, shutting out Concordia 9-0. The Gusties improve to 13-6 overall and 5-0 in the MIAC, while the Cobbers fall to 1-14 overall and 0-10 in the league.
Mae Meierhenry led the Gustavus women's golf team to a second place finish over the weekend at the Washington University in St. Louis Spring Invitational en route to earning Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Golf Athlete of the Week.
The Gustavus women's hockey program is set to host its ninth annual golf outing on Monday, June 19 at Le Sueur Country Club. The cost is $125 per person and proceeds will be used for non-conference team travel.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) partnered with Special Olympics Minnesota to put on the 2017 MIAC Special Olympics Unified Basketball Tournament to end NCAA Division III week on a high note. This was the second-annual Unified Basketball Tournament at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.
The Gustavus women's golf team turned in a team score of 312 (+32) on Sunday, duplicating the round one score to earn a second place finish at the Washington University in St. Louis Spring Invitational.
The Gustavus women’s tennis team snapped a six-matching losing streak Saturday at the Midwest Invite, defeating Augustana 7-2. The two losses came at Nos. 1 and 2 singles, while the Gusties swept the rest of the match. The No. 36-ranked Gusties improve to 12-6 overall, while Augustana drops to 20-5.
The Gustavus men's and women's track & field teams competed at the CSB-SJU Outdoor Invite Saturday at Saint John's University and posted a number of impressive performances. The men were highlighted by first place finishes in the 800-meter, 5000-meter, shot put, and 4x400-meter relay, while the women received top-four finishes in the 1500-meter, 5000-meter, and pole vault.
Mae Meierhenry (Sr., Sioux Falls, S.D.) shot a 72 in the first round of of the Washington University in St. Louis Spring Invitational Saturday, leading the Gustavus women's golf team to finish in second after day one.