Entries tagged with ‘Women’s Swimming and Diving’
The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team competed in the two-day Minnesota Challenge held in the Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota on Friday and Saturday. No team scores were kept, as it was the Gusties final swim meet before competition at the MIAC Championships held on February 18-20 in the U of M Aquatics Center.
The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team compiled 10 event wins and eight second place finishes to defeat St. Thomas 168-126 in a dual meet on Friday night in St. Paul, Minn. Carrie Gundersen (4) and Maggie Hansvick (3) accounted for seven of Gustavus’s ten first place finishes.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team compiled 219 points and finished in eighth place at the two-day UW-Stevens Point Invitational Friday and Saturday in Stevens Point, Wisc. Carrie Gundersen was the top Gustavus swimmer with wins in the 500 (5:12.01) and 1650 (17:48.65) freestyle races. UW-Stevens Point won the meet with 799 points, while UW-Eau Claire finished second with 763.5 points, and Hillsdale College finished third with 521 points.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior Maggie Hansvick (Litchfield, Minn./Litchfield) was named MIAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Co-Athlete of the Week for her efforts in Friday night’s 160-140 win over Carleton in St. Peter, Minn. Hansvick recorded two wins and one second place finish in the meet.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team took second place (692 pts) at the CSB/SJU Invitational on Saturday in Collegeville, Minn. Carrie Gundersen was the top Gustavus swimmer with wins in both the 200 (1:59.66) and 500 free (5:16.98) and a third place finish in the 200 butterfly (2:18.75). St. Cloud State University won the meet with 835 points.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams returned home from their Christmas training trip in Puerto Rico on Saturday. During their time in Puerto Rico, the Gusties took on Marist College in an unscored dual meet at the National Natatorium in San Juan.
tTori Hubbard, Brittani Matzke, Eydie Kramer, Bill Klein, and Ryan Ortlip represented the Gustavus women's and men's diving teams in this weekends SCSU Diving Invite. The two-day event was held in St. Cloud, Minn. on Friday and Saturday this past weekend.
Senior Matt Stewart continued his strong performance at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with a sixth place finish in the 200 freestyle on Thursday evening. Stewart posted a career best time of 1:38.49 which broke his own school and MIAC record of 1:39.21. Carrie Gundersen was the lone women's swimmer to compete on the day and she finished 40th in the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:54.61.
The Gustavus women's swimming team will send two swimmers to the NCAA Championships this weekend which will be hosted by Macalester College at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. The two swimmers who qualified include Carrie Gundersen (Jr., Minnetonka, Minn./Hopkins) and Anika Erickson (So., Milaca, Minn.).
The Gustavus women's swimmning and diving team had hopes of claiming their third consecutive MIAC Title, however the Gusties came up approximately 100 points short of Carleton with claimed the championship with 721 points. Gustavus totalled 619.5 points, followed by St. Thomas at 496 and St. Olaf at 479. Carrie Gundersen sparked the Gusties on final day as she won the 1650 freestyle in a conference and meet record time of 17:09.69.