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The Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team got eight goals from seven different players Friday en route to a 8-0 win over MIAC rival St. Thomas. Molly Doyle scored two goals and an assist to lead the Gusties. Gustavus, which won its 17th game in a row, improves to 17-1-0 on the season, 11-0-0 in the MIAC. St. Thomas falls to 10-7 overall, 8-3 in the MIAC. The teams finish the weekend series Saturday at 2 p.m. at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter.
The National Golf Coaches Association Wednesday announced the 2005-06 student-athlete and coaches awards for Division III Women's Collegiate Golf. Winners were recognized at the NGCA Division III Awards Banquet held in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. Gustavus Adolphus senior Kelli Groff was named Second Team All-American, while first-year Kimbra Kosak was honored as Division III Freshman of the Year. Both players were also named to the All-Region IV squad.
The Gustavus women's tennis team won its 21st Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title Saturday with a 6-0 win over Carleton at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter. Seniors Tara Houlihan and Lyndsey Palen teamed for a win at No. 1 doubles before recording wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively. The seventh-rated Gusties (27-4) must now wait to see if they will host First- and Second-Round NCAA matches next weekend. That announcement will be made Monday, May 1.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's tennis team closed out its 15th consecutive spotless MIAC schedule Wednesday with a 9-0 win over St. Olaf in Northfield. The Gusties, now 24-4 overall and rated seventh in the nation, will host the 2006 MIAC Championships this weekend.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's track and field team posted a number of top-ten finishes at Saturday's Manitou Classic hosted by St. Olaf College. Senior Kourtney Joyce won the 5000-meter run with a time of 17:52.05, while Lisa Brown placed first in the javelin throw with a school-record and NCAA provisional qualifying toss of 133 feet, 9 inches. Ashley Cronen finished third in the 800-meter run with a NCAA provisional qualifying time of 2:15.35.
In its first outdoor competition on American soil, the Gustavus women's track and field team captured fourth place at the Wartburg Select Meet Saturday in Waverly, Iowa. Host Wartburg took home the team title by 9.5 points over UW-La Crosse, 180-170.5. Central College finished third with 93.5 points followed by Gustavus with 66.5 points. Kourtney Joyce recorded the best finish for the Gusties with a runner-up finish in the 3000-meter steeplechase in a NCAA provisional qualifying time of 10:59.94.
In its last action before Spring Break, the Gustavus women's tennis team forged a 5-1 dual record last weekend, defeating Southwest Minnesota State (8-1), Saint Mary's (9-0), Nebraska-Omaha (8-1), Augustana (S.D.) (9-0) and Concordia (6-0), while falling to Division I Drake University (6-1). Jenny Arnfelt went 7-0 in matches over the weekend, while Alex Burleigh and Laura Arnebeck was 6-0. Hannah Frericks and Darcy Haubrick each added five wins.
The Gustavus women's indoor track and field team walked away with a title in only the distance medley relay at the 2006 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship, but finished in a tie for second place behind runner-up finishes in the 5000-meter run, the 800-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay, as well as a 2-3-4 finish in the pole vault. St. Thomas won its seventh straight title with 125.7 points, while the Gusties and Concordia each finished with 97 points.
Nine members of the Gustavus women's swimming and diving team have earned All-MIAC honors for posting a top-three finishes at the recent Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships. The Gusties captured honors in ten events (six individual, four relays). Sara Pfau led the Gustie contingent with six all-league finishes. Pfau finished second in both the 100 breaststroke and 200 backstroke and swam on all four honored relays.
The Gustavus women's basketball team stepped out of league play Wednesday night, defeating Macalester College 51-23 at Gus Young Court in St. Peter. Bri Monahan and Jess Vadnais led the Gusties with 12 and 10 points, respectively, in limited action. Gustavus improves to 18-5 on the season, while Macalester drops to 2-20. The Gusties will face league-leader College of Saint Benedict Saturday afternoon in St. Peter.