Entries tagged with ‘championships’
The Gustavus Adolphus men's track and field team finished sixth at the 2007 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships, which concluded Saturday at St. Olaf's Tostrud Center in Northfield. Gustavus finished with 58 points and crowned champions in the weight throw (Andy Klaers) and 55-meter hurdles (Tyler Geyen), while St. Thomas claimed its 23rd MIAC Indoor title with 205 points.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's track and field team placed ninth at the 2007 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships, which concluded Saturday at St. Olaf's Tostrud Center in Northfield. Gustavus finished with 46.5 points. Janna Castellano emerged as Gustavus' lone champion on the weekend, winning the pole vault. St. Thomas claimed its 20th MIAC Indoor title with 142 points.
On the strength of its pole vaulting crew, the Gustavus women's indoor track and field team is eighth following the first day of the 2007 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships with 24.5 points. St. Thomas leads the way with 62 points. Pole vaulter Janna Castellano captured the first Gustavus women's title of the championships, winning with a school- and meet-record and NCAA automatic qualifying effort of 12 feet, 2 inches.
Gustavus Adolphus College is set to host the seventh annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Division III Indoor Championship at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minnesota. Eight of the top 25 teams in Division III tennis will play off to determine the 2007 ITA National Indoor Champion. Three-time and defending champion Gustavus will defend its title as the #2 seed. 2004 and 2005 ITA Indoor champion Emory University will be the #1 seed.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's and women's Nordic ski teams swept the team titles at the Minnesota Collegiate Championships Saturday at the Woodland Trails near Elk River, Minn. The tandem of Laura Edlund and Kelly Chaudoin took the women's race as Gusties teams occupied the top four spots. The best placed Gustavus men were Kevin Patzoldt and Scott Kyser in fourth.
Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis players Mike Burdakin and Charlie Paukert finished fourth in the NCAA Division III bracket after a pair of losses Friday at the ITA National Small College Championships at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers. Senior Jesse Brauer lost a consolation semifinal match Friday morning and defeated New York University's Mikhail Gurevich in three sets for seventh place on Saturday.
Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis players Jesse Brauer, Mike Burdakin and Charlie Paukert will participate in the 2006 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Small College Championships October 12-15 at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers. The overall ITA "Super Bowl" of Small College Tennis champions on Oct. 15 will earn wild cards into the Nov. 2-5 ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, hosted by The Ohio State University in Columbus.
The Gustavus women's golf team placed three individuals in the top 10, but could not overcome the play of St. Thomas' Holly Noble, who ran away with medalist honors while leading the Tommies to their sixth consecutive league crown Monday at Bunker Hills Golf Club in Coon Rapids. Noble shot a 9-over-par 228, outdistancing teammate Laura Klatt and Macalester's Jordan Matheson by 17 strokes. First-year Kali Griggs was the highest placed Gustie, finishing fourth with a 54-hole total of 249.
The Gustavus women's golf team remained in second place after Sunday's play at the 2006 MIAC Women's Golf Championships, but saw St. Thomas extend their lead to 21 strokes with 18 holes to play. Rachel Roberg (seventh), Kali Griggs (eighth) and Kimbra Kosak (tie-ninth) are all in the top ten for Gustavus. The tournament concludes Monday with a 9 a.m. shotgun start at Bunker Hills G.C. in Coon Rapids.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's golf team fired a first-round 343 and trails five-time defending champion St. Thomas by three strokes following the first day of the 2006 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Golf Championships. The Gusties have three individuals in the top ten after day one, led by Rachel Roberg, who is fourth after an 84.