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The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team placed second at the Falcon Invitational held on Friday and Saturday in the University of Minnesota's Aquatics Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Ten teams competed in the two day event, as Gustavus totaled 665.5 points with UW-Eau Claire taking first with 937 points.
Strong performances in the freestyle events at the Carthage Invitational last weekend in Kenosha, Wis. improved the number of top MIAC times held by Gustavus swimmers. Skylar Davis (So., Palatine, Ill.) now holds the fastest MIAC times in the 500 freestyle (4:38.92), the 1000 freestyle (9:46.41), and the 1650 freestyle (16:18.19). Carrie Gundersen (So., Minnetonka, Minn.) now owns the top MIAC times in four events, including the 200 freestyle (2:00.21),
The Gustavus women's swimming team finished second with 1,224 points behind St. Cloud State University after the Carthage Invitational concluded on Saturday in Kenosha, Wis. The Gustavus men's swimming team turned in a fifth place performance with 852 points behind first place St. Cloud State University. Both squads turned in twelve more top five finishes including one National "B" Provisional qualifying finish on Saturday.
The Gustavus men's and women's teams got off to a strong start after day one of the Carthage Invitational in Kenosha, Wis. on Friday. The Gustie men had six top five finishes, including first place in the 800 freestyle relay. The Golden Gustie women earned three top five finishes. The meet will concluded Saturday with races starting at 9:00 am.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving program increased its number of MIAC-best times in the pool as of November 26, 2007. Matt Stewart (Jr., Burnsville, Minn.) has the three fastest times in the 100 freestyle (47.42), 200 freestyle (1:44.35), and 200 butterfly (1:56.17). Carrie Gundersen (So., Minnetonka, Minn.) owns the top times so far in the 500 freestyle (5:22.51) and 1000 freestyle (10:55.63).
The Gustavus men's swimming team won its first competition of the season with 1,282 points over Luther (1,028) and St. John's (539) at the Lund Natatoruim in St. Peter on Saturday. The Golden Gustie women's swim team turned in its second consecutive victory with 1,289 points over St. Benedict (891) and Luther (764).
The Gustavus women's swimming team won its first home dual meet of the season by defeating St. Olaf 152-148, while the Gustavus men's swimming team dropped its second dual meet of the season losing 142.5-157.5 to the Oles. The meet was held at the Lund Natatorium on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's swimming and diving team had six swimmers earn All-America honors at the 2006 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships. The championships took place March 16-18 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The swimmers include juniors Brian Amundson and Scott Hagemeyer, sophomore Ben Hanson, and freshmen Clement Auyeung, Matt Stewart and Tyler Wakefield.
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team used a sixth in the 400 free relay, an eighth in the 1650 free and a tie for ninth in the 100 free to solidify its position as one of the top programs in the country at the 2006 NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, which ended Saturday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis. The Gusties finished 11th with 118 points, just 1.5 points behind tenth place Tufts University.
A total of 13 Gustavus men's swimmers have captured All-MIAC honors following the recent MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships. Junior Scott Hagemeyer led the way, picking up honors in seven events, while fellow junior Brian Amundson and freshman Matt Stewart each captured honors in six events. Sophomore Ben Hanson, who was the only Gustie to post wins in multiple individual events, pulled down honors in five events and repeated as MIAC Swimmer of the Meet.