Archive for January, 2008
The Gustavus women's basketball team looks to extend its four-game winning streak and avenge an early season loss to the Augsburg Auggies on Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court. The Gusties and the Knights from Carleton are tied for fourth place in the MIAC standings at 8-4. Saturday's game will be broadcast through the Gustavus website beginning at 12:50 p.m.
The Gustavus women's hockey team will face the St. Thomas Tommies in a key conference series this weekend as the Gusties and the Tommies are in first and second place, respectively, in the MIAC standings. Friday night's game will be played at Don Roberts Ice Rink on the Gustavus campus with a broadcast available through the Gustavus website beginning at 6:50 p.m.
The Gustavus men's basketball team claimed its fifth straight MIAC win with a 71-50 victory over Macalester in St. Paul on Wednesday evening. The Gusties were led by Kane Sivesind with 18 points and Andrew Doble with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Gustavus is now 13-3 overall and 9-2 in MIAC play.
The Gustavus women's basketball team extended their winning streak to four games with a 72-45 win over Macalester in St. Paul on Wednesday night. Coach Mickey Haller's squad held the Scots to their lowest point total of the season as the Gusties forced Macalester to shoot a dismal 19% from the floor on 5-27 shooting in the second half. The Gustavus offense found its rhythm in the first half with a 58% field goal percentage to jump out to a 40-28 lead.
The Gustavus men's basketball team will begin the second half of the MIAC schedule tonight against Macalester in St. Paul. Macalester was one of only two league teams to defeat the Gusties in the first round of play as the Scots posted an 82-78 win in St. Peter on November 28. The game will be broadcast through the Gustavus website beginning at 7:30 pm.
The Golden Gusties enter tonight's basketball game at 8-6 overall and 7-4 in league play, while Macalester comes in at 5-9 overall and 4-7 in the MIAC
The Gustavus men's basketball team continued its winning ways with a 70-65 win at Carleton on Monday night. Senior wing Trevor Wittwer, who scored his 1,000th career point in the contest, led all scorers with 22 points. The Gusties improved to 12-3 overall and 8-2 in the MIAC.
Vicky Peterson made two free throws with :02.7 remaining in overtime to seal a 77-73 victory for the Gustavus women's basketball team over Carleton in Northfield. The Knights tied the thriller with :00.5 left in regulation on a Sarah Lincoln jumper, but were not able to score on key possessions down the stretch. Jess Vadnais scored a game-high 25 points as four Gustavus players finished with double-digits. Gustavus closed out the first round of the MIAC schedule with a 7-4 record and an 8-6 overall mark.
Audio broadcasts, video broadcasts, and live stats will be available for both men's and women's basketball games tonight against Carleton in Northfield, Minn. The women's basketball game will tip-off at 5:45 pm with Matt Thomas announcing the play-by-play, while Tom Wheeler will be calling the play-by-play during the men's basketball game.
The Gustavus women's nordic ski team turned in its most impressive performance of the season as three skiers finished in the top 20 of each race at the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Qualifier held in Marquette, Mich. on January 19-20. The Gusties posted 139 points in the 5K freestyle and 10K classic races behind first place Northern Michigan University with 171 points.