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The Gustavus baseball doubleheader with Saint John's and the softball doubleheader with Saint Ben's both of which were scheduled to be played on Saturday afternoon have been postponed due to rain.
The Gustavus softball team won its first game of its MIAC doubleheader on Thursday 6-2 over Hamline and then had the second game suspended due to darkness with the score tied 7-7. The Gusties are now 9-9 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus softball team kicked off its 2011 season with a trip to Oahu, Hawaii, where they played six games on their seven day trip to the Hawaiian Islands. The Gusties posted a 2-4 record on the trip while playing against NCAA Division II competition.
Three Gustavus Spring sport teams will be using their Touring Week break to head to warmer climates to open their 2011 seasons. The men's tennis and women's softball teams are in Hawaii, while the women's tennis team is in Puerto Rico.
The 12-player Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team for the 2010 MIAC Softball Playoffs was announced on Monday following the weekend's competition. Making the team from Gustavus is Betsie Collins, Emily Wendorff, and Lisa Klass.
The Gustavus softball team came up short in its bid to win the MIAC Playoff title falling to regular season champion St. Thomas 4-0 in the playoff title game. St. Thomas (37-6) earns the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, while the Gusties (30-13) will now have to wait until Monday morning to find out if they will receive an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
The Gustavus softball team fell to Bethel 4-2 in its opening game of the MIAC Tournament on Saturday, but then bounced back by defeating St. Olaf 5-2 and Bethel 8-0 in the consolation bracket and will face St. Thomas in an elimination game on Sunday morning. The Gusties will need to defeat the Tommies twice on Sunday to win the MIAC Playoff title.
Due to poor weather conditions on Friday, May 7, the MIAC Softball Tournament, which is being hosted by Gustavus at Caswell Park in North Mankato, Minn. will be postponed one day. The tournament will now begin on Saturday and conclude on Sunday.
The Gustavus softball team wrapped up a successful regular season with a sweep of St. Scholastica at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on the University of Minnesota campus. The Gusties won game behind the two-hit pitching of Callie Nelsen and then claimed game two 11-2 thanks to a six-run fourth inning.
The Gustavus softball team split a non-conference doubleheader with Midwest Region foe Central College on Sunday afternoon in St. Peter. The Gusties lost game one 1-0 and then bounced back to win game two 8-1.