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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 indoor track and field team won three events and picked up a total of 12 top-five finishes en route to a third-place finish at the Ted Nelson Classic hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato. North Dakota edged MSU, Mankato for the team title 213.5-213, followed by Gustavus with 98.5 points and Augustana (S.D.) with 45.
The Gustavus women's indoor track and field team walked away with a title in only the distance medley relay at the 2006 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship, but finished in a tie for second place behind runner-up finishes in the 5000-meter run, the 800-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay, as well as a 2-3-4 finish in the pole vault. St. Thomas won its seventh straight title with 125.7 points, while the Gusties and Concordia each finished with 97 points.
The Gustavus men's indoor track and field team picked up 16 top-three finishes, including five wins, at Friday's Pre-MIAC Invitational hosted by Carleton in Northfield. For many league schools, the meet served as the final competition before next weekend's MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships, also hosted by Carleton.
The Gustavus men's indoor track and field team claimed no titles at Saturday's Ted Nelson Classic hosted by Minnesota State Mankato, but a number of top-four finishes allowed the Gusties to place third in the four team field with 78.50 points. MSU easily outdistance the field, compiling 221 points. University of North Dakota finished second with 134.50 points.
The Gustavus women's indoor track and field team racked up 88 points to finish fourth at the Ted Nelson Classic Saturday hosted by Minnesota State Mankato. Funto Okanla and Kourtney Joyce picked up first place finishes in the 60 meter dash and 5000 meter run, respectively. The Gusties return to the track next Saturday when they participate in the Minnesota Parents' Day Invite at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.
The Gustavus indoor track and field team posted a pair of school records while competing in the MSU Open Saturday in Mankato. Sari Lindeman set a new mark in the triple jump with a distance of 36 feet, 5 3/4 inches, while Jered Hokenson cleared 6 feet, 5 inches during the high jump portion of the indoor pentathlon competition.
The Gustavus men's and women's indoor track and field teams opened their seasons Thursday night by hosting athletes from Martin Luther, Minnesota State Mankato and Trinity Bible College in the 2006 Gustie Open. Senior Blythe Bittman picked up a pair of wins (55 dash and long jump) and a runner-up finish (high jump) individually to lead the Gusties.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's indoor track and field team lost two of three indoor all-conference selections from a year ago, but that doesn't worry head coach Tom Thorkelson. According to Thorkelson, the Gusties should field a very balanced squad. Gustavus opens the season Thursday, January 26 when they host Macalester and Martin Luther in a triangular.