Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus swimming and diving’
Gustavus Adolphus College senior Adam Peters (Montevideo, Minn.) looks the part of the young, healthy, vibrant student-athlete. The Gustie swimmer has enjoyed success in and out of the pool during his collegiate career, and is an extremely positive influence on his teammates. But looks can be deceiving.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams both received recognition from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) as Scholar All-America Teams. The awards are in recognition of teams that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2016 Fall Semester. The Gustie men achieved a 3.22 team GPA during the Fall Semester, while the women posted a 3.15 GPA – both marks that rank third among Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference teams.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming teams competed at the Mustang Invitational at Morningside College on Saturday. The women took third place out of eight teams, while the men took fourth place out of five teams. Augustana University won the women’s competition, while Iowa Central Community College won the men’s.
The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has designated 658 swimming and diving teams, representing 388 colleges and universities as Scholar All-America teams, and both the Gustavus men’s and women’s teams received the distinction. The Gustie men posted a team GPA of 3.25, while the women’s team registered a 3.35 GPA. The recognition comes as a result of each team's classroom performance in the past semester. It is only the second time in the program’s 30-plus year history of the program that more than 600 teams.
St. Peter, Minn. – Three Gustavus Adolphus College student-athletes have been recognized on the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Team for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. As selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, women’s hockey player Carolyn Draayer (Sr., Deephaven, Minn.), and women’s swimmers Katie Olson (Sr., […]
Shenandoah, Texas – What was arguably the Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team’s most important morning session of the 2015 NCAA Championships is in the books. The Gusties will be swimming in three events in tonight’s finals session thanks to the individual efforts of Katie Olson (Sr., North Oaks, Minn.) and Jenny Strom (Sr., Rochester, […]
Shenandoah, Texas – Gustavus Adolphus senior Jenny Strom (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) capped Friday of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with a 12th place finish in the 100 breaststroke after touching the wall in 1:03.76. Strom moved up one place and improved on her prelim time of 1:04.08, earning All-America Honorable Mention honors with her […]
4:41 p.m. – Good evening everyone! Back at the blog inside the media room at Conroe. I rode to the pool with coach Lindstrom, coach Weyandt, Jenny Strom, and Danille Klunk. Since Jenny is the only one swimmer tonight, the remainder of the group will come later with coach Carlson. Since the team has spent […]
Shenandoah, Texas – Following two complete days of non-stop action at the 2015 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, the Gustavus Adolphus women sit in ninth place with 64 points. Head Coach Jon Carlson was impressed with the team’s performance this evening after what was an up-and-down start to the day. “We were able to turn […]
Shenandoah, Texas – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s swimming and diving team will have a pair of relays competing in Thursday night’s finals at the NCAA Championships thanks to their swims this morning at the Conroe ISD Natatorium. The 200-free relay kicked off the day’s schedule by earning a place in the championship final, while the 400-medley […]