Archive for January, 2009
The Gustavus men's basketball team executed a nearly flawless half-court offense to slow down the high-octane Bethel Royals in a 65-50 win on Wednesday night at Gus Young Court. The Gusties shot 55.1 percent from the floor on 27-for-49 shooting, while holding Bethel to its lowest point total of the season. Jesse Van Sickle and Sam Paulson led the way for Head Coach Mark Hanson's squad with 15 and 13 points, respectively. Gustavus, which is in second place in the MIAC at 6-1, moved to 7-5 overall,
The Gustavus women's hockey team battled the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point to a 2-2 tie in overtime on Tuesday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink on the Gustavus campus. The Pointers held 1-0 and 2-1 leads in the game, but the Gusties battled back to tie the score each time. This is only the third tie in the 18-game history of the series between the Gusties and the Pointers. Gustavus is now 8-1-2 on the season and UW-Stevens Point is now 7-1-3.
Yesterday the men and women of the Gustavus nordic team started the season on a winning note. We competed at St. John’s University for a competition between Gustavus, St. Olaf, St.John’s, and St. Cloud. The women’s women did 10k in a mass start format. From seeing the start it looked like Kelly put in a [...]
Gustavus Adolphus College first-year Billy Schultze (Mankato, Minn./East) has been named co-MIAC Swimmer of the Week with Nathan Young of Macalester College. Schultze won two individual events and was a part of one winning relay at last Saturday's Saint John's Winter Invite.
The Gustavus women's basketball started its series of eight consecutive road games on a sour note with a disappointing 63-58 loss at Hamline on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties led 58-57 with 1:27 left in the game, however the Pipers scored the final six points of the game to hand the Gusties their second conference loss of the season (8-3 overall, 6-2 MIAC). Bri Radtke led Gustavus in scoring with 13 points.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team finished first out of four teams at the Saint John's Winter Invitational held in Collegeville on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties took top honors with 1,108 points, followed by Saint Ben's with 703, St. Thomas with 584, and Augsburg with 42. The Gusties won five individual events including two by Carrie Gundersen (200 free and 500 free).
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team finished first out of three teams at the Saint John's Winter Invitational in Collegeville on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties won eight individual events and two relays at the meet including a sweep of the top three places in the 200 freestyle, the 200 butterfly, and the 500 freestyle. Matt Stewart led the squad with a trio of first place finishes including the 200 free, the 500 free and the 200 butterfly.
The Gustavus men's hockey team was shut out for the first time this season as the Gusties lost 5-0 to No. 6 St. Scholastica on Saturday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter. Five different players had goals for the Saints as they clinched the win with three goals in the third period. The Gusties outshot St. Scholastica 28-25, but Saint goaltender Steve Bounds kept Gustavus off the scoreboard by recording 28 saves. The Gusties dropped to 8-7-0 overall, as the Saints moved to 12-3-1.
The Gustavus men's basketball team shot over 50 percent for the third straight game to help the Gusties defeat Hamline 82-64 in St. Paul on Saturday afternoon. Head Coach Mark Hanson's squad went 26-for-47 from the floor for 55.3 percent, while holding the Pipers to 45.7 percent on 21-for-46 shooting. Ryan McPartland led Gustavus with a career-high 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds. The Gusties improved to 6-5 overall and 5-1 in the MIAC, while Hamline dropped to 3-9 overall and 2-6 in league play.
Welcome Gustie fans! This is the first installment of many on the Gustavus Nordic ski team blog. This blog will be used to keep our fans updated on the places we travel and our results. This past week several members of the Gustavus Nordic team (Jed Friedrich, Jens Brabbit, Andrew Poffenberger, Andrew Tilman, Logan Smestad, [...]