Entries tagged with ‘ncaa championships’

Hensch Takes 15th In Hammer At NCAA Track & Field Championships

Gustavus throwing specialist Michael Hensch (Jr., North Branch, Minn.) concluded the outdoor season Saturday at the NCAA Championships, hosted by UW-La Crosse. Hensch placed 15th in the hammer throw with a toss of 178-2.25.

Hensch Places 12th In Shot Put At NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Gustavus throwing specialist Michael Hensch (Jr., North Branch, Minn.) competed in the shot put Friday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships and took 12th place with a heave of 52-1.25. Hensch exceeded his entry as he was seeded 18th out of 20.

Alhouni Caps Impressive Career In Quarterfinal Of NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championships

The collegiate career of Gustavus men’s tennis ace Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) came to a close Friday at the NCAA Singles Championships. In the quarterfinal round, Alhouni lost 6-3, 6-2 to Bowdoin’s Grant Urken, finishing his senior season with a 29-9 singles record.

Alhouni Advances To NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Quarterfinals, Falls In Doubles With Whaling

Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) and Patrick Whaling (Jr., Manakin Sabot, Va.) competed in the NCAA Men’s Tennis Individual Championships on Thursday and came out with mixed results. Alhouni won his first two singles matches to advance to the national quarterfinals, while he and Whaling lost in the first round of the doubles tournament.

Hartmann Ends Season In Second Round Of NCAA Women’s Tennis Singles Championships

Gustavus women’s tennis ace Briana Hartmann (Jr., Owatonna, Minn.) Thursday experienced her first NCAA singles tournament, winning the first match and losing in the second round against the defending national champion. Hartmann, who earned All-America status in the fall by winning the ITA Midwest Regional and taking fifth at the Oracle Cup, finishes her season with a 26-10 singles record.

Gustie Swimmers Conclude Competition At NCAA Championships

The NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships concluded Saturday as Maggie Webster (Jr., Apple Valley, Minn.) and Kate Reilly (Sr., Hastings, Minn.) swam the 100 freestyle, and Tanner Sonnek (Jr., North Mankato, Minn.) competed in the 200 breaststroke. Webster and Reilly finished the 100 free in 20th and 30th place, respectively, with personal best times of 51.41 and 51.85. Sonnek was disqualified in the 200 breaststroke after the official deemed a turn violation.

Women’s 200 Free Relay Finishes 10th At NCAA Championships

The Gustavus women’s swimming 200 freestyle relay team took 10th place Thursday at the NCAA Division III Championships, earning All-America Honorable Mention status. The team of Kennedy Holwerda (Sr., Willmar, Minn.), Maggie Webster (Jr., Apple Valley, Minn.), Alyssa Lokensgard (So., St. Peter, Minn.), and Kate Reilly (Sr., Hastings, Minn.) clocked a time of 1:33.88 in the consolation final.

Women’s Swimmers Finish Top-25 In Two Events At NCAA Championships

The NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships began Wednesday and the Gustavus women competed in two events. Kate Reilly (Sr., Hastings, Minn.) and Maggie Webster (Jr., Apple Valley, Minn.) raced in the 50 freestyle, while Kennedy Holwerda (Sr., Willmar, Minn.), Reilly, Webster, and Maddy Westendorp (So., St. Michael, Minn.) competed in the 200 medley relay.

Six Gusties To Represent Gustavus At NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships

The Gustavus swimming team will be well-represented at the NCAA Division III Championships this week, which takes place Wednesday through Saturday at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind. Kennedy Holwerda (Sr., Willmar, Minn.), Alyssa Lokensgard (So., St. Peter, Minn.), Kate Reilly (Sr., Hastings, Minn.), Maggie Webster (Jr., Apple Valley, Minn.), and Madeline Westendorp (So., St. Michael, Minn.) represent the women’s team, and Tanner Sonnek (Jr., North Mankato, Minn.) represents the men’s squad.

Women’s Hoops Set For Sweet Sixteen Matchup Versus Thomas More

The Gustavus women’s basketball team is set to take on No. 3-ranked Thomas More College in the round of 16 at the NCAA Championships at 4:30 p.m. Friday. The four-team sectional round is hosted by Hope College in Holland, Mich. Hope will host Christopher Newport University at 6:30 p.m. Friday and the winners will face each other at 6 p.m. Saturday, with the winner advancing to the Final Four in Rochester, Minn. on March 16-17.