Archive for February, 2010
The Gustavus men's tennis team picked up a pair of 9-0 wins over Minnesota State, Mankato and Hamline University on Friday at the Swanson Tennis Center. The Gusties played well in dropping only one set in the two matches. Coach Tommy Valentini's squad improves to 3-3 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team will host Carleton College in the MIAC Playoff Championship game on Saturday night at 7:30 pm on Gus Young Court. The Gusties enter the game with a 15-10 overall record, as Carleton enters with a 17-9 overall record. The winner of the game will receive an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.
The Gustavus women's tennis team fell 6-3 to Emory University in the opening round of the ITA Indoor Championship being held in Greencastle, Indiana. Sierra Kebsbach and Marianne Barau registered wins in singles, as Ali O'Neal and Katie Allen defeated Emory's Sara Vrabec and Lindsay Reidenbach in doubles.
The Gustavus men's basketball team got a down-to-the-wire 59-57 win over Augsburg on Thursday night in the MIAC Playoff Semifinals. Phil Wirtjes stole an Augsburg pass with 0:10 seconds on the clock and went coast-to-coast for a layup to give Gustavus the win and berth into the MIAC Playoff Championship game.
St. Thomas guard Jordyn Sears hit two free throws with 09 seconds left to give the Tommies a 63-60 lead and senior guard Bri Radtke's three-point shot at the buzzer bounced off the rim knocking the regular season champion Gusties out of tournament and putting their NCAA Tournament hopes in jeopardy. The Gusties and Tommies battled for 40 minutes at a level that was befitting a post-season tournament contest with everything at stake. In the end, St. Thomas was able to make the clutch shots in the final moments and Gustavus was not. With the loss the Gusties fall to 20-6, while St. Thomas improves to 20-7.
Gustavus Adolphus women's swimming and diving coach Jon Carlson has been named MIAC Women's Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year. Carlson guided the Gusties to their third MIAC Championship in four years on Saturday, as the 2010 MIAC Champion Gusties compiled 744 points to edge out defending champion Carleton.
The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team claimed it’s third MIAC Title in four years by winning the 2010 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championship on Saturday. The Gusties scored a total of 744 points, 155.5 points ahead of second place Carleton (588.5). St. Thomas rounded out the top three in third place with 497 points. The Gustie women have won the MIAC Championship seven times since the 2000-01 season.
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team compiled 701 points to finish in second place at the 2010 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships. St. Thomas won the MIAC Title with 709 points. The Gustavus men’s squad had a total of 16 All-Conference performances from eight different swimmers.
Wow, this meet sure has been tiring so far! As the third and final day of the meet wears on, fatigue is really becoming a reality for all of us.
The Gustie alumni packed the stands last night to root the team on for the first finals session of the meet, and the result was an unusually loud Thursday night at Conference.