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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.
The Gustavus Adolphus doubles team of seniors Tara Houlihan and Lyndsey Palen advanced to the championship final of the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships with a pair of wins Sunday in Santa Cruz, Calif. The Gustie tandem will face DePauw's Liz Bondi and Amrita Padda in Monday's final.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's tennis program saw its doubles team of Tara Houlihan and Lyndsey Palen advance to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championship being played at the University of California, Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, California. Houlihan, also competing in singles, bowed out of the singles draw in the second round following a three-set first-round win.
The seventh-rated Gustavus Adolphus women's tennis team fell to fifth-rated Emory University 5-1 Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Team Championships being held at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Defending NCAA Division III doubles champions Tara Houlihan and Lyndsey Palen picked up the lone Gustavus point with an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles. Gustavus closes its season at 28-5.
Despite a nearly five-hour lightning delay in the middle of the round, the Gustavus Adolphus women's golf team maintained their third-place position during Thursday's third round of the 2006 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships at the Mission Inn Golf Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. After their third-round 331, the Gusties have a 56-hole team total of 987, five shots back of DePauw (982) and 12 shots clear of Wartburg (999). Methodist is cruising in first place with a team total of 928.
The Gustavus women's golf team fired a second-round 322 to move into third place at the midway point of the NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. With a two-day total of 656, the Gusties sit four shots back of second place DePauw (652) and eight shots clear of fourth place Wartburg (664). Methodist leads after 36 holes with a team score of 615. Rachel Roberg is currently the low Gustie with an 18-hole total of 160.
The seventh-rated Gustavus Adolphus women's tennis team will face Emory University in a NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Team Championship Quarterfinal Wednesday, May 17 in Santa Cruz, California. Gustavus is making its 17th trip to the quarterfinal round in 18 years. Emory is the three-time defending national champion.