Archive for January, 2008
Jens Brabbit turned in two top 25 finishes to help the Gustavus men's nordic ski team earn sixth place at the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Qualifier held in Marquette, Mich. on January 19-20. The Gusties posted 84 points in the 10K freestyle and 15K classic races behind first place Northern Michigan University with 154 points.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team placed third at the Hamline Inviational on Friday night scoring 169.975. The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse finished first at 177.375 and host Hamline placed second at 172.825. Gustavus freshman Kelly Mathewson finished fourth in the all-around with a score of 34.50.
The Gustavus men's hockey team trailed 3-2 with five minutes left in the third period, however the Gusties rallied to score three time in the final 2:30 to claim an important 5-3 win over the Bethel Royals in Blaine, Minn. David Martinson scored the hat trick to lead Gustavus.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team turned in a sixth place finish with 388 points at the two-day UW-Stevens Point Invitational in Stevens Point, Wis. The Gusties finished 478.5 points behind first-place University of North Dakota. Three swimmers registered top five finishes at the meet that featured three Division II schools, including Minnesota State University-Mankato, Minnesota State University-Moorhead, and UND.
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team turned in a third place finish with 683.5 points at the two-day UW-Stevens Point Invitational in Stevens Point, Wis. The Gusties finished 123.5 points behind first-place University of North Dakota. Matt Stewart, Skylar Davis and Ben Hanson turned in outstanding performances as all three swimmers turned in three top five finishes each at the meet that featured three Division II schools,
The Gustavus women's hockey team figured out how to get the puck past Bethel goaltender Beth Spurrier in a 7-1 win Saturday afternoon at Don Roberts Ice Rink. One day after Spurrier stopped 66 shots and allowed only three goals, the Gusties got on the board three times in the first period. Gustavus improved to 13-1-0 on the season and 8-0-0 in the MIAC, while Bethel dropped to 6-7-1 overall and 3-5-0 in league play. The Gusties remain the only team undefeated in conference play in any winter sport.
Men’s Basketball Rides Hot Shooting to 66-52 Win Over St. Olaf, Coach Hanson Registers 350th Career Victory
The Gustavus men's basketball team improved to 11-3 overall and 7-2 in the MIAC with a convincing 66-52 win over St. Olaf at Gus Young Court in St. Peter, Minn. on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties shot 51.1 percent from the field (24-47), 50.0 percent from three-point range (7-14), and 78.6 percent from the free throw line (11-14) in winning for the 10 time in their last 11 games.
Senior Jess Vadnais set a new all-time women's basketball scoring record at Gustavus, but it was the Gustie defense that stole the show Saturday in a 58-50 victory over St. Olaf. Gustavus forced the Oles to commit 29 turnovers in a contest as the Gusties needed all of their 16 steals to offset 34% shooting from the field. The Gusties improved to 7-6 overall and 6-4 in conference play, as the Oles fell to 3-10 overall and 2-8 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's hockey team remained undefeated in MIAC play with a 3-0 win over the Bethel Royals Friday night in Blaine. Mari Gunderson scored two goals in less than two minutes in the third period as she found a way to get the puck past Bethel goaltender Beth Spurrier. Spurrier kept the Royals in the game as she was an impenetrable wall in the nets by making 66 saves in the losing effort. Gustavus improved to 12-1-0 and 7-0-0 in the MIAC,
The Gustavus men's hockey team jumped out to a 2-0 lead early in the first period, however the Bethel Royals took over from there out-scoring the Gusties 6-1 the rest of the way to claim the 6-3 win in St. Peter. The Gusties were led by Patrick Dynan who scored two goals and assisted on the third Gustavus goal.