‘Women’s Sports’ Category
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's track and field teams hosted the annual Lee Krough Invite on Saturday at the Gustavus Track & Field Complex. Thirteen teams competed in the meet, including Division II and III institutions from around the state.
The Gustavus softball team earned its second consecutive sweep Saturday, defeating Saint Mary’s 2-1 and 5-1 to improve to 18-8 overall and 9-3 in the MIAC, which is good for second place in the league standings.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's golf team is in second place after the first round of the Minnesota State University, Mankato Spring Invite that is being played at Bunker Hills Golf Course. The Gusties scored a 320 in the first round, just four strokes behind meet leader and host Minnesota State. St. Cloud State University is in third place with a score of 332.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s tennis team earned an 8-1 victory over St. Olaf College on Saturday afternoon at the Carlson Outdoor Courts. With the win, the Gusties move to 15-6 overall and 6-0 in the MIAC, and are one of three remaining undefeated conference teams, along with Carleton and St. Thomas.
The Gustavus Adolphus College tennis teams are both back in action this weekend with multiple competitive matches and plenty at stake. The men's team heads to the Milwaukee area for matches against fellow nationally-ranked foes No. 5 University of Chicago on Saturday and No. 37 Kalamazoo College on Sunday. Meanwhile, the women's squad takes on St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. on Saturday, and returns home Sunday to face defending MIAC Playoff Champion and conference rival University of St. Thomas.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's golf teams are each back in action this weekend, one week removed from competition in the Augsburg Invite. The women travel to Coon Rapids, Minnesota for the Minnesota State University, Mankato Invite that will be played at Bunker Hills Country Club, while the men host the Bobby Krig Invite, with Sunday's first round to be played at The Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minn. and Monday's final round at Le Sueur Country Club in Le Sueur, Minn.
The Gustavus softball team on Thursday swept Macalester 4-2 and 8-7 in extra innings to improve to 16-8 overall and 7-3 in the MIAC, while the Scots drop to 9-17 overall and 2-6 in the league.
The Gustavus men's and women's track & field teams are set to host the Lee Krough Invitational on Saturday. Field events begin at 9 a.m. and track events begin at 12:15 p.m. Teams participating include Gustavus, Concordia, Saint Benedict, Saint Mary's, Bethany Lutheran, Crown, Martin Luther, Luther, University of Minnesota-Morris, Minnesota State University-Mankato, St. Scholastica, Winona State, and Waldorf.
Gustavus Adolphus College golfers Andrew Brandt (Sr., Medina, Minn.) and McKenzie Swenson (So., Buffalo, Minn.) have earned MIAC Golfer of the Week honors as voted on by the MIAC Sports Information Directors.
The Gustavus softball team hosted its home opener Wednesday and came away with a split against Augsburg. Hannah Heacox (Jr., Stillwater, Minn.) threw a no-hitter in a five-inning 8-0 victory, but the Gusties dropped the nightcap 3-0. Gustavus moves to 14-8 overall and 5-3 in the MIAC, while the Auggies move to 15-11 overall and 4-4 in the league.