Blogs at Gustavus
The Gustavus women's golf team wrapped up its regular season by turning in a team score of 333 to finish in seventh of 11 teams at Bellwood Oaks Golf Club on Saturday at the Carleton Invitational.
The No. 21-ranked Gustavus men's tennis team won 7-2 at the University of St. Thomas Saturday afternoon to remain unbeaten during Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play and earn its 51st all-time and 28th-straight title in program history.
The Gustavus women’s tennis team saved its best match of the season for last, ending the regular season with a 7-2 win over previously unbeaten St. Thomas. The win improves the Gusties to 17-7 overall and 9-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Tommies fall to 14-1 overall and 8-1 in the league.
The Gustavus softball team closed out the regular season with an exciting sweep over Carleton College Saturday afternoon at Gustie Softball Field, shutting out the Knights 3-0 in game one before an 11-inning 8-7 thrilling win in game two.
The Gustavus men’s golf team carded a first round score of 307 (+19) Saturday at the Saint John’s Spring Invitational, played at Territory Golf Club, and sit in a tie for eighth place out of 16 teams. Host Saint John’s leads the field after day one with a 292, while Augsburg and UW-Eau Claire are tied for second at 295.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams hosted the 17th Annual Drake Alternative meet Saturday and produced a number of first place finishes. A strong contingent of Gustavus alumni, affectionately known as “Rusty Gusties,” also competed and had a strong showing.
The Gustavus baseball team suffered a doubleheader sweep at Bethel University Saturday, falling by scores of 12-1 in game one and 7-6 in the game two. The losses drop the Gusties to 19-15 overall and 7-9 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Royals improve to 28-6 overall and 13-3 in the league.
The Gustavus softball team closes out the 2017 campaign on Saturday, hosting a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader against Carleton College while the Gusties honor five seniors.
The No. 39 Gustavus women’s tennis team shut out St. Olaf 9-0 Friday. The win improves the Gusties to 16-7 overall and 8-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Oles drop to 7-9 overall and 2-8 in the league. The closest match of the day occurred at No. 1 singles as the No. 20-ranked doubles team of Michaela Schulz (Sr., Elk River, Minn.) and Ally Baker (Jr., Rosemount, Minn.) defeated Margaret Zimmermann and Erin McDonald 9-7. The other two doubles were clean sweeps, while the Gusties’ singles didn’t allow more than three points in a set.
The Gustavus baseball team suffered a doubleheader sweep Friday against Concordia, dropping the first game 1-0 before a 9-5 loss in the nightcap. In a day that featured a pair of losses, the bright spot during the contests happened in the eighth inning of game two as Danny Carlson (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) became the program's all-time assists leader, surpassing Mike DesLauriers (2006-09) with 416 career assists.