‘Women’s Sports’ Category
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.
The Gustavus softball team was swept by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference leader in the College of Saint Benedict Saturday afternoon, losing 7-4 and 5-3 at Gustie Softball Field.
The No. 36-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team started play at the Midwest Invite Friday with two matches against nationally ranked opponents, losing 8-1 to No. 23 Hope before falling 6-3 to No. 10 Washington-St. Louis. The losses drop the Gusties to 11-6 overall.
The Gustavus softball team split a non-conference doubleheader against the College of St. Scholastica Friday afternoon, defeating the Saints 8-0 in game one before falling 7-5 in game two.
The Gustavus women’s golf team opens its first spring competition this weekend, traveling to St. Louis, Mo. to participate in the Washington University Spring Invitational.
The Gustavus softball team has three upcoming doubleheaders Friday through Sunday, hosting the College of St. Scholastica and the College of Saint Benedict Friday and Saturday prior to heading to Macalester College on Sunday.