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The Gustavus softball team defeated Webster University of Missouri 14-6 in five innings on Saturday and advanced to the NCAA Indianola Regional Championship game for the first time in the program's history. The Gusties are now one win away from advancing to the NCAA Championship Finals, which will be held May 15-19 in Montclair, New Jersey. The Gusties exploded for 14 runs on 13 hits. Rachael Click led the hit parade with three hits in four at-bats including two home runs.
The Gustavus softball team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Regional with a convincing 11-4 win over Central in Indianola, Iowa on Thursday evening. Jenna Johnson hit a two-run home run in the first inning and Emily Wendorff hit a grand slam in the sixth inning to spark the Gustie hit parade. Betsie Collins pitched three and two-thirds innings and picked up the win. Gustavus, the #7 seed, will now play Luther, the #6 seed on Friday at 6 pm.
The Gustavus softball team opens NCAA Tournament play on Thursday evening against Central College of Pella, Iowa at 6 pm. The Gusties, the MIAC regular season champions, are the #7 seed, while the Dutch, the IIAC regular season champions, are the #2 seed. The eight-team regional, which will take place Thursday through Sunday, is being played at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa.
The Gustavus softball team, which won the MIAC Regular Season Championship with a 21-1 record and finished second at the MIAC Tournament, has received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Gusties, who are the #7 seed in the Indianola Regional, will face #2 seed Central on Thursday at a time yet to be determined.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced the 2009 MIAC All-Tournament team and three Gustavus players have been selected for the prestigious honor. They are senior shortstop Rachael Click, senior centerfielder Emily Klein, and sophomore pitcher Erin Truebenbach. The Gusties, who are 35-7, finished second in the tournament compiling a record of 2-2 and will now play in the NCAA Tournament this weekend in Indianola, Iowa.
The Gustavus softball team was unable to get past St. Thomas in the MIAC Post-Season Tournament falling to the Tommies twice in the two-day tournament and finishing second after a 4-3 loss in the Tournament Championship game on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties defeated Hamline 5-4 in eight innings on Saturday morning to advance to the finale against St. Thomas. Gustavus, which is now will now 35-7 overall, must wait until Monday morning to see if they will receive an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
The Gustavus softball team is the #1 seed in the MIAC Post-Season Tournament, which will be played Friday and Saturday in Winona, Minn. Saint Mary's University will serve as the host. You can listen to the Gustavus games on KNUJ Radio (860 AM), however the KNUJ broadcast will not be available on the internet. You can listen to the games on the internet through the tournament website courtesy of Saint Mary's sports information. Live stats will also be available.
The Gustavus softball team opened the MIAC Tournament with a 5-1 win over Bethel, but then lost to St. Thomas 4-1 in its second game of the day. The Gusties will now play Hamline in an elimination game on Saturday morning at 11 am. Erin Truebenbach was the winning pitcher in game one, Kirsten Prunty's two-run home run sparked the Gusties against the Royals. Rachael Click hit a home run for Gustavus' lone against St. Thomas.
Gustavus shortstop Rachael Click has been named the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Player of the Week for the week ending April 26, the association announced Wednesday. The senior standout from Rochester, Minn. was named the MIAC Player of the Week on Monday.
The Gustavus softball team wrapped up regular season play with a disappointing split with St. Scholastica in a doubleheader that was played at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on the campus on of the University of Minnesota on Monday afternoon. The Gusties lost game one 4-3 and then bounced back to win game two 9-0. With the win in the second game, Gustavus picked up its 33rd win of the season which sets a new school record for wins in a season.