Archive for February, 2012

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Mya Smith-Dennis eyes up a back-hand Friday at the Swanson Tennis Center. Photo Courtesy of Jeff Hunt (J-Buddy Photography) 

Men’s Tennis Falls To Second-Ranked Emory 6-3 At ITA Indoor Championships

The Gustavus men’s tennis team ended its five-match win streak Friday in St. Peter, Minn. against second-ranked Emory University (Georgia) 6-3 at the ITA National Indoor Championships.

Molly Geske and Taylor Young will be a key match-up to watch in Saturday's MIAC title game. Photo courtesy of Sport PiX 

Women’s Basketball Tips Off With St. Thomas For MIAC Championship Saturday

The Gustavus women's basketball team travels to St. Paul on Saturday afternoon for a 3:00 p.m. tip-off for the MIAC Championship against the University of St. Thomas. The second-seeded Gusties enter with a 20-6 overall record after defeated Concordia 61-49 in the semifinals, while the Tommies boast a No. 11 national ranking with a 25-1 overall mark.

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Women’s Hockey Routs Saint Ben’s 9-1

The Gustavus women’s hockey team proved why it’s the best goal-scoring team in the MIAC Friday night with a convincing 9-1 victory over Saint Benedict in St. Peter, Minn. Six different Gusties recorded multi-point performances, improving their record to 20-2-2 overall and 15-1-1 in the conference.

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Men’s Basketball Defeats Saint John’s 64-52 To Advance To MIAC Championship

St. Peter, Minn. - The Gustavus men’s basketball team used a strong start and clutch shooting in the second half to defeat Saint John’s 64-52 in the semifinals of the MIAC Playoffs on Friday night at Gus Young Court.  Paul Blacklock’s season-high 14-rebound and four-block performance in the front-court was complimented by Tyler Grey’s 14-point, […]

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Women’s Hockey Battles Saint Ben’s This Weekend In Regular Season Series Finale

The sixth-ranked Gustavus women's hockey team will face off against the College of Saint Benedict this weekend for its final series of the regular season Friday and Saturday. Friday night's game at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter, Minn. begins at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday's rematch in St. Cloud, Minn. starts at 12:00 p.m.

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Men’s Basketball Welcomes Johnnies For MIAC Playoff Tilt

The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set to square off against Saint John’s University in the semifinal round of the MIAC Playoffs on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. on Gus Young Court.  The 2011-12 Co-MIAC Champion Gusties enter the contest as the No. 2 seed at 19-6 overall.  No. 5 seed Saint John’s, who […]

Abby Rothenbuehler goes up for a layup against the Cobbers. Photo courtesy of Sport PiX 

Women’s Basketball Advances To MIAC Championship With 61-49 Win Over Concordia

The second-seeded Gustavus women’s basketball team advanced to the MIAC Championship for the first time in five years with a 61-49 victory over third-seeded Concordia Thursday night in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties will travel to St. Paul on Saturday to take on No. 1 St. Thomas for the MIAC Championship at 3:00 p.m.

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Tim Kennedy Honored With 2011-12 MIAC Mike Augustin Award

Author – Matt Higgins, MIAC Assistant to the Executive Director Throughout his distinguished career as the sports information director at Gustavus Adolphus College, Tim Kennedy always honored his colleagues in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) through his selflessness, leadership, dedication and friendship. Recently, the MIAC SIDs unanimously voted to return the favor by awarding […]

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Men’s Tennis Set To Host 2012 ITA National Indoor Championship This Weekend

Gustavus Adolphus College is set to host the 12th annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Division III Indoor Championship at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minnesota.  Seven of the top-15 teams in the NCAA Division III will square off to determine the 2012 ITA National Indoor Champion. Emory University of Atlanta, Georgia (#2 […]

Gustavus and Concordia will tip-off MIAC Playoff Semifinal action Thursday night in St. Peter. Photo courtesy of Sport PiX 

Women’s Basketball Set To Host MIAC Semifinal Game Against Concordia Thursday

The Gustavus women's basketball team will host Concordia College in a MIAC Playoff Semifinal game Thursday. Tip-off at Gus Young Court in St. Peter, Minn. is set for 7:30 p.m. The Gusties, who garnered the No. 2 seed with a 17-5 mark in the conference, received a first round bye as the No. 3 Cobbers (15-7 MIAC) held on for a 55-50 MIAC Quarterfinal win over No. 6 Bethel on Tuesday night in Moorhead, Minn.