Archive for January, 2010
The Gustavus men's basketball team suffered a heart-breaking loss to Carleton 60-55 on Gus Young Court Monday night. Carleton's Seth Jonker scored a game-high 17 points while shooting 7-14 from the field. The Gusties shot 38.5% from the field and a cold 12.5% from behind the arc. Carleton shot 48.9% from the field and 33.3% from three point range.
The Gustavus women's basketball team jumped out to a 14-5 lead in the first ten minutes of the game and never looked back on its way to a 58-43 win over Carleton in Northfield on Wednesday night. Molly Geske scored a season-high 23 points to lead the Gusties.
Gustavus junior post Molly Mathiowetz (Sleepy Eye, Minn.) has been named Co-MIAC women's basketball player of the week (Jan. 11-17) along with Shannon Renne of Augsburg College. The Sleepy Eye native helped the Gusties post a 2-0 record last week with victories coming over the University of St. Thomas (77-63) Wednesday night in St. Paul, Minn. and Bethel University (60-53) Saturday afternoon in Arden Hills, Minn.
Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore goaltender Emily Klatt (Woodbury, Minn.) has been named MIAC Women's Hockey Player of the Week. Klatt helped the Gusties go 2-0 last week with a 2-1 upset victory over #5 UW-River Falls on Tuesday night, and a 1-0 win over Saint Mary's on Saturday afternoon. Klatt gave up one goal and made 30 saves while playing a total of 90 minutes on the week.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior Maggie Hansvick (Litchfield, Minn./Litchfield) was named MIAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Co-Athlete of the Week for her efforts in Friday night’s 160-140 win over Carleton in St. Peter, Minn. Hansvick recorded two wins and one second place finish in the meet.
The Gustavus women’s basketball team escaped with a 66-63 victory over Saint Benedict Monday night in St. Peter, Minn. The Blazers outscored the Gusties 40-25 in the second half, but it was not enough to overcome an 18-point first half deficit as the Gusties claimed the important conference victory. The win leaves Gustavus in sole possession of first place in the MIAC at 10-1. Bri Radtke led all scorers with 18 points.
The Gustavus men's basketball team got back on the winning track with a 76-65 victory over Saint John's Monday night in Collegeville, Minn. Four Gustavus players scored in double-digits as Phil Wirtjes and Ryan McPartland led the team with 15 points each. Saint John's Sam Blank scored a game-high 18 points while shooting 6-8 from behind the arch.
Select members of the Gustavus women's indoor track and field team took part in the Bethel Open Saturday afternoon in Arden Hills, Minn. Gustavus senior Kaelene Lundstrum led the way with three first place finishes. Lundstrum won the 55 meter hurdles (8.88), shot put (39-8 3/4), and high jump (5-4 1/4).
Select members of the Gustavus men’s indoor track and field team competed at the Bethel Open on Saturday afternoon in the Bethel Field House in Arden Hills, Minn. Matt Dvorak and Colin Rust both turned in strong performances, as Rust won the long jump (19’3.25″) and the triple jump (39′ 5.25″), while Dvorak placed second [...]
The Gustavus women's nordic ski team took third place with 15 points at the Minnesota College Relays Sunday afternoon in Collegeville, Minn. The pair of Erica Hett and Erin Eppler led the team with a fifth place finish, crossing the finish line in 1:13.44. The University of Alaska-Fairbanks won the meet with 23 points.