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ISSUE 120 VOL 16 PUBLISHED 3/23/2007

Sports

Seventh heaven at nationals

Sophomore Nelson Westby won the national championship in the 200 individual medley to lead the St. Olaf men’'s swimming and diving team to a seventh place finish at the NCAA Division III National Meet in Houston last weekend.

Spring Preview, Women's Tennis: A blend of youth, maturity

The St. Olaf women'’s tennis team returns all but one athlete to exemplify a group bundled with experience.

Spring Preview, Men's Tennis: Experience to guide men

After an eighth-place conference finish a season ago, the St. Olaf men’'s tennis team looks to a deep lineup to contend in a traditionally tough MIAC conference.

Spring Preview, Women's Golf: Benoit confident in squad

The women's golf team continues its season with spring, hoping to improve on the sixth place team finish this last October.

Spring Preview, Men's Golf: Swinging into spring

A veteran cast of returning athletes will lead the St. Olaf men’'s golf team as they enter the spring half of their season. This year, the men will participate in six spring tournaments, after competing in seven during the fall months of September and October of last year.

Spring Preview, Women's Track and Field: Senior leadership a plus

After finishing fifth of 12 teams at the MIAC indoor meet this winter, the women's track and field team has begun preparation for the outdoor season. Head coach Chris Daymont will be leading the team in her 22nd year.

Spring Preview, Men's Track and Field: Hoping for a comeback

Coming off a slightly disappointing indoor season, the men’'s track and field team is looking to bounce back this spring.

Spring Preview, Fastpitch: Ole youth movement

The St. Olaf fastpitch squad, infused with new talent and in their third year under head coach Ruthie Neuger, hopes to improve on last year’'s ninth place finish in the MIAC. The Oles went 8-14 in MIAC play and 14-24 overall, for their eighth straight losing season.

Spring Preview, Baseball: Veterans to lead champs

Coming off one of the most successful season in Matt McDonald'’s 13-year run as head coach, the St. Olaf baseball team appears poised to post a solid follow-up campaign.

Three honored as All-Americans

Although their teams did not garner much postseason success this year, three St. Olaf hockey players recently earned prestigious individual honors.

Inside the Lines: Mid-tourney evaluations

16 teams remain. Of those still alive, all four number one seeds remain standing, three of four two seeds have lived another day, and the lowest seeded Sweet 16 team is the seventh-seeded Rebels of UNLV. Here are 10 storylines as a prelude to an emotional finish.

Women 'cobble' victory

Saturday, the St. Olaf women’'s tennis team improved their overall record to 3-2 with a 6-3 conference win over Concordia in Owatonna, Minn.

Weekend split for men

Going into Friday'’s match with St. John'’s in St. Cloud, the St. Olaf men's tennis team was confident after winning two matches off fourth-ranked Gustavus, an accomplishment no other MIAC counterpart can claim. Hoping to avenge an 8-1 disappointing loss a season ago to the Johnnies, the Oles came out firing on all cylinders, winning 6-3. The victory was St. Olaf's first in 10 years.

Oles sweep Wartburg

The Oles continued their early-season Dome dominance and improved their non-conference record to 5-1 Tuesday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep of the 10-time defending IIAC (Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) champion Wartburg Knights.

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