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.
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 pitching duo of St. James, Minn. natives Sam Carlson and Kyle Pinke kept the University of Wisconsin-Superior bats silent Friday in a non-conference home opening doubleheader as the Gustavus baseball team swept 9-2 and 15-1. Carlson pitched a complete game in the opener, while Pinke went six scoreless in game two for the pair of victories, improving the Gusties to 13-7 overall.
The No. 31-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team is set to close out non-conference play this weekend is West Bend, Wis., facing DePauw University on Sunday prior to facing the No. 5-ranked University of Chicago.