The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's golf teams are set to compete in their final meets of the 2015-16 regular season this weekend, as the men compete in a dual with the University of St. Thomas on Sunday, while the women will play in the Carleton Invite on Saturday and Sunday. The men's dual with the Tommies is set to begin at noon at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minn., while the women will play at Bellwood Oaks Golf Course in Hastings, Minn.
The Gustavus softball team has two key MIAC doubleheaders this weekend. On Saturday, the Gusties travel to Northfield, Minn. for a 1 p.m. doubleheader against Carleton, and on Sunday, the Black and Gold returns home to host St. Catherine for another 1 p.m. doubleheader. Sunday's game is Senior Day and will be live streamed.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's tennis team concludes its regular season this weekend with three matches, with the Gusties hosting Martin Luther College and Carleton College on Saturday and traveling to Macalester College on Sunday. Gustavus enters the weekend as the only undefeated team in the MIAC at 8-0, meaning wins over Carleton (8-1) and Macalester (1-7) would give the Black and Gold their second consecutive and 28th total MIAC Regular Season Championship.
The Gustavus baseball team is set to host a pair of doubleheaders this weekend at the Gustie Baseball Field. On Saturday, the Gusties host Carleton for a 1 p.m. MIAC doubleheader, and on Sunday the University of Minnesota-Morris comes to town for a 1 p.m. non-conference doubleheader. For the first time ever, Saturday's baseball games will be live streamed via the Gustavus GameCentral portal with live play-by-play.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's track and field teams are set to host the Drake Alternative Meet this Saturday at the Gustavus Track & Field Complex. Field events are set to run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., while track events are slated to begin at 11 a.m. and run until 4:30 p.m.
The Gustavus softball team's non-conference doubleheader vs. UW-Stout today has been cancelled with no make-up date. The Gusties next travel to Carleton on Saturday for a 1 p.m. MIAC doubleheader.
The Gustavus women's track and field team traveled to La Crosse, Wis., for UW-La Crosse's Phil Esten Challenge last week, and Marit Sonnesyn's (Plymouth, Minn./Wayzata) performance alone made the trip more than worthwhile for the Gusties. The senior runner broke the Gustavus school record in the 10,000-meter run by more than 30 seconds, while also recording a first-place finish in the race. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Sonnesyn Wednesday with the MIAC Women's Outdoor Track Athlete-of-the-Week award.
The long winter layoff certainly didn't seem to affect the Gustavus men's golf team, or Gustie senior Andrew Krasaway (Hermantown, Minn.). The Gusties won their third-straight team title at last weekend's Saint John's Spring Invitational, and Krasaway rode a remarkable school-record opening-round score to medalist honors to continue his outstanding spring performance. For his performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Krasaway Wednesday with his second MIAC Men's Golf Athlete-of-the-Week award of the spring.
The Gustavus baseball team outhit Concordia 19-12 on Tuesday, but ended up losing a pair of MIAC games 5-0 and 4-2, dropping to 13-17 overall and 4-10 in the league.
The biggest match of the MIAC men's tennis regular season happened Saturday, when the league's two undefeated teams squared off. Gustavus and star sophomore Mohanad Alhouni (Tripoli, Libya) emerged with an 8-1 win over Carleton to claim the conference title and continue a remarkable run of MIAC success, with Alhouni leading the way with wins at both No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles. For his performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Alhouni Tuesday with his fourth MIAC Men's Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week award of the 2016 season.