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ISSUE 121 VOL 18 PUBLISHED 4/25/2008

Sports

Softball shuts down Bethel

Capping off a rather typical busy week in late April, the St. Olaf softball team swept Bethel University 7-0 and 3-1.

Hitters clutch in walkoff win

A week with eight games in five days came to a joyful end as the St. Olaf baseball team swept Gustavus Wednesday at Mark Almli Field, winning 8-1 and 6-5 in a thriller.

Tennis secures berth

The St. Olaf women's tennis squad clinched the fifth seed for this weekend's MIAC playoff tournament.

Men's golf continues spring roll

The men's golf team had a very good showing at the Bobby Krig Invitational tournament Monday and Tuesday, finishing sixth out of 20 teams and just two shots behind fifth-place finisher University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Inside the Lines: 'Ugly' column ruins fun

Say what you must about the officiating or the on-ice behavior of either team, but one columnist chose to do both, about one team in particular -- in a completely inappropriate fashion.

Women athletes host outdoor opener

Last weekend, the women's track and field team had their sole home meet of the 2008 outdoor season at the Manitou Classic. After several canceled meets, the team was finally able to compete, hosting the meet at Manitou Field.

Women swing in sixth

The St. Olaf women's golf team continued its spring season with a sixth-place finish at the Minnesota Women's Collegiate Golf Association's state championship tournament.

Tennis men win, make playoffs

The men's tennis team wrapped up their regular season with a convincing win against St. Mary's at home Saturday and a loss at Carleton Monday. The Oles finished 4-5 in conference play, good enough to qualify for the sixth and final spot in the MIAC Championships to be played this weekend at Gustavus.

Men place in top half of meet

Last weekend, the men's track and field team met with 15 other teams for the Carleton Relays. At the meet, sophomore John Schantzen provisionally qualified in the shot put for NCAA Division III Championships.

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