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The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team will participate in the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships Tuesday-Sunday, May 15-20 at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in St. Louis, Mo. Washington University in St. Louis is the host institution. Gustavus will face Williams (Mass.) in a quarterfinal match at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 15. Individual competition in singles and doubles will follow team competition May 18-20.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's tennis team advanced to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships Sunday with a 5-1 win over Carthage. The Gusties will face Amherst (Mass.) Tuesday, May 15 at the Battleground Athletic Complex on the campus of the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. Individual competition in singles and doubles will follow team competition at each site May 18-20.
Gustavus Adolphus College track and field athletes Sari Lindeman (Jr., Cannon Falls, Minn.) and Drew Hood (Jr., Mankato, Minn./West) have been recognized as MIAC Field Athletes of the Week for the week ending April 29, 2007. Lindeman (triple jump) and Hood (pole vault) each provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships during Saturday's Drake Alternative Meet in St. Peter.
The No. 2 Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team fell to No. 7 UW-Stevens Point 4-1 in a NCAA Quarterfinal game Saturday afternoon at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter. Michelle Grossman scored a goal and an assist to lead the Pointers (19-6-2), who advance to the semifinal round of the NCAA Division III Women's Hockey Championships in Plattsburgh, New York, where they will meet No. 3 Middlebury Friday evening. Gustavus (25-3-0) avoided the shutout with a goal by Stefanie Ubl with 5:59 to play.
Saturday's NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Championship First Round game between Gustavus Adolphus and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will be video streamed over the Internet. The game, which will be played at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter, will begin at 2 p.m. Tom Wheeler will handle play-by-play duties for the broadcast, which can be accessed through the live broadcasts link on the Gustavus Athletics Web site.
Gustavus seniors Andy Klaers and Janna Castellano both picked up fourth place finishes Friday at the 2007 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships held in the Sports and Recreation Center on the campus of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind. Klaers posted a personal-best throw of 58-8 in the weight throw, while Castellano broke her own school record with a 12-3 1/2 effort in the pole vault. Klaers and Castellano receive All-America honors by finishing in the top eight.
The Gustavus Adolphus Nordic ski team wrapped up their weekend at the CCSA/NCAA Qualifier at Telemark Resort near Cable, Wis., by competing in classic technique races. The Gustavus women placed four in the top 25 overall, led by Sarah Willis in 19th place. The Gustavus men were led by Scott Kyser, who finished 52nd overall.
Gustavus Adolphus first-year Lisa Brown captured the national title in the javelin throw Saturday at the 2006 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill. Brown's Division III season best toss of 154 feet, 6 inches bettered her own Gustavus record by nearly 18 feet. Ashley Cronen (fifth) and Tanner Miest (eighth) added top-eight finishes in the 800-meter run and the 110-meter hurdles, respectively.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's tennis doubles team of Tara Houlihan and Lyndsey Palen successfully defended their Division III doubles crown Monday evening with a 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 win over DePauw's Liz Bondi and Amrita Padda at the 2006 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships in Santa Cruz, California. Houlihan and Palen become only the fifth doubles tandem to repeat in the 25-year history of the Division III championships.
The Gustavus Adolphus track and field team has had five individuals selected for the 2006 NCAA Divsion III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Tanner Miest (110 hurdles), Andy Klaers (discus throw), Kourtney Joyce (3000 steeplechase), Ashley Cronen (800 meter run), and Lisa Brown (javelin throw) will represent Gustavus May 25-27 at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois.