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 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced last week the members of the 2017 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers. Gustie seniors earning a place on this year’s team include Levi Folkert (Elgin, Minn.), Tyler Jakes (North Mankato, Minn.), and Jake Schmitz (North Branch, Minn.).
The No. 31-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team concluded non-conference play on Sunday, falling to the No. 5-ranked University of Chicago by a score of 6-3, moving its overall record to 20-8 on the season.
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.
The No. 31-ranked Gustavus men's tennis team defeated DePauw University by a score of 8-1 Saturday, improving its overall record to 20-7.
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 baseball team Saturday erupted for 16 runs in a decisive 12-run game one decision, but settled for a split after dropping the second game 8-3 to Hamline. The Gusties move to 14-8 overall and 4-2 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while Hamline moves to 10-14 overall and 3-3 in the league.
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.