Entries tagged with ‘ncaa championships’

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Seniors Lead Gustavus Women’s Basketball To NCAA Tournament Win Over Rose-Hulman

Friday evening’s NCAA women’s basketball opening round matchup between Gustavus and Rose-Hulman lived up to the moniker of “March Madness” with the game going down to the wire, but in the end the Gusties came out on top 60-52 to claim their first NCAA tournament win since 2003. The Gusties started the game with a 17-4 lead in the first six minutes of the game and never trailed. Gustavus advances to the round of 32 tomorrow at 7 p.m.

Sadie Klug Takes 64th At NCAA Cross Country Championships

Gustavus senior cross country runner Sadie Klug (Waseca, Minn.) competed at the NCAA Championships Saturday, hosted by Principia College, and took 64th place (out of 279 runners) with a career-best time of 21:57.8. Klug’s time is the ninth best 6K finish in program history as the top eight times are all owned by Hailey Harren ’07, who won the NCAA individual championship in 2005 with a time of 21:52.9.

Volleyball’s NCAA Run Ends At Elite 8

The Gustavus volleyball team's memorable NCAA tournament run came to end Thursday in the national quarterfinals, losing in four sets to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The Gusties won the first set convincingly 25-16, but dropped the next three 25-17, 25-16, and 25-14 to end their season with a 26-7 overall record. 

PREVIEW: Volleyball Prepares For NCAA Quarterfinal Against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

It all comes down to this week. There's not a whole lot of preparation time left before the Gustavus volleyball team puts its athletic ability to the test in the NCAA quarterfinals. The opponent is Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, winner of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) playoff and champion of the Georgetown Regional. The Gusties and Athenas square off at 2 p.m. (CST) Thursday at Van Noord Arena on the campus of Calvin College. 

Hensch Takes 17th In Javelin At NCAA Championships

Gustavus men’s throwing specialist Michael Hensch (So., North Branch, Minn.) took 17th place in the javelin Thursday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships. Hensch’s throw registered at 182-10. Seth Nonnenmacher, a junior from George Fox, won the event with a heave of 227-1 setting a new stadium record at the SPIRE Institute.

Women’s Tennis Defeats Kenyon 5-3, Advances To NCAA Regional Final

The No. 38-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team defeated Kenyon College 5-3 on Saturday afternoon to advance to a NCAA Regional Final match for the first time since 2010.

Women’s Tennis Opens NCAA Play With Sweep Over St. Norbert

The No. 38-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team Friday began play at the NCAA Championships with a 5-0 regional quarterfinal win over St. Norbert. The Gusties swept doubles and followed with wins at Nos. 3 and 4 singles for the clean sweep, moving on to the regional semifinal tomorrow against the winner of Kenyon and Franciscan. Appearing in its 25th NCAA tournament, Gustavus now owns a 37-26 overall record in the national playoff and has reached the regional semifinal for the second year in a row.

Women’s Tennis Heads To Chicago For NCAA Regional, Faces St. Norbert

The NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Committee has selected the 49 teams that will compete in the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships. Gustavus (19-7) will compete in a seven-team regional, hosted by Chicago. Gustavus's first round match is against St. Norbert (23-11) Friday. Host Chicago has a first round bye, while teams in the region include Augustana (24-6), Coe (18-9), Kenyon (11-9), and Franciscan (13-4).

Women’s Hockey Claims Third Place At NCAA Championship, Defeats Norwich 3-1

For the third time in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Women's Hockey era, the Gustavus women’s hockey team finished its season with a win, taking third place at the 2017 NCAA Championship. The Gusties defeated Norwich University 3-1 Saturday at Arrington Ice Arena on the campus of Adrian College, claiming third place for the first time since 2005, while finishing the season with a 19-7-3 overall record.

Special Teams Shine, But Women’s Hockey Falls 3-2 In Overtime To Adrian In NCAA Semifinal

A gritty and scrappy performance by the Gustavus women’s hockey team Friday resulted in game that needed more than 60 minutes to declare a victor. But in a game that saw 19 penalties, including a season-high 10 called on the Gusties, host Adrian was able to take advantage of its opportunities in the offensive zone, eventually scoring the game-winning goal 13:15 into the extra frame.