Archive for November, 2005

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Men’s Basketball Remains Unbeaten with 80-75 Win at Buena Vista

The Gustavus men's basketball team used a 14-4 run during a four-minute span late in the second half to post a 80-75 come-from-behind win over Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa. The Gusties, who shot 56.5 percent from the field (26-46), were led by junior wing Andrew Olson who scored 25 points.

Men’s Soccer Tied With Whitworth 1-1 at Halftime in National Semifinal

The Gustavus men's soccer team is tied with Whitworth 1-1 in a NCAA national semifinal in Greensboro, N.C. The winner will play the winner of the Messiah (Pa.) on Saturday at 4:00 pm (CST) for the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship. This weekend's matches will be broadcast through the Gustavus Athletics website. Alex Groth put the Gusties on the board in the 13th minute, but a Whitworth goal knotted the score at 1-1.

Harren Captures NCAA Cross Country Title

Gustavus Adolphus junior Hailey Harren (Cold Spring, Minn.) captured the individual title at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships held Saturday morning at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. Harren outdistanced runner-up Julia Rudd of UW-LaCrosse by eight seconds. Harren, who picked up her sixth individual title of the season, pulled away over the final 1.5 kilometers to finish in a time of 21:52.9.

Men’s Soccer Advances to Final Four With 2-0 Win Over Fredonia State

The Gustavus men's soccer team picked up two goals in the second half to defeat Fredonia State (N.Y.) 2-0 in a NCAA Sectional Final Saturday afternoon in Grand Rapids, Mich. The win advances Gustavus (16-2-5) to next weekend's NCAA Final Four in Greensboro, N.C. where they will face Whitworth College (Wash.) on Friday, November 25. 2005 MIAC MVP Bobby Kroog had a goal and an assist to lead the Gusties.

Women’s Swimming and Diving Downs Concordia, 131-100

The Gustavus Adolphus women's swimming and diving team evened its dual record at 2-2 with a 131-100 win over Concordia-Moorhead on Saturday at Lund Natatorium in St. Peter. Junior Beth Hartman (Eagan, Minn.) figured in three event wins, winning the 200 and 500 freestyles, while also swimming a leg on the 200 medley relay team. The Gusties will be back in action December 2-3 when they participate in the Carthage Invitational and the St. Cloud Diving Invitational.

Men’s Basketball Wins 88-65 Over Luther College

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's basketball team opened its 2005 campaign with an impressive 88-65 win over the Luther College Norse Saturday afternoon on Gus Young Court in St. Peter. Senior Adam TeBrake (St. Peter, Minn.) led the Gusties with 24 points, including 4-of-5 shooting from behind the arc.

Gusties Win 9-2 Over St. Kate’s in 2005 MIAC Opener

The Gustavus women's hockey team scored six goals in the final period Friday night en route to a 9-2 win in its home opener against St. Kate's. Junior co-captain Andrea Peterson (White Bear Lake, Minn.) led the Gusties with four points, including her first hat trick of the season.

Women’s Hockey Turns Back St. Kate’s 10-0

The Gustavus women's hockey team posted a 10-0 win over the College of St. Catherine Saturday afternoon behind three goals by Mari Gunderson. The Gusties improved to 4-1-0 overall and 2-0-0 in the MIAC. Gustavus is now idle until December 2-3 when the Gusties travel to Moorhead for a weekend doubleheader with Concordia.

Men’s Soccer Advances to Sectional Final With 3-0 Win Over Loras

The Gustavus men's soccer team advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight for the second consecutive year with an impressive 3-0 win over Loras College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Gusties, who improved to 15-2-5, will face Fredonia State (NY) on Saturday at 12:00 pm (CST). Fredonia State advanced by virtue of outscoring host Calvin 3-2 on penalty kicks on Friday afternoon. The winner of Saturday's match will advance to the NCAA Division III Final Four in Greensboro, North Carolina on November 25-26.

Harren, Joyce to Run at NCAA Cross Country Championships

Gustavus women's cross country runners Hailey Harren (Jr., Cold Spring, Minn.) and Kourtney Joyce (Sr., Wadena, Minn.) have been selected to compete in the 2005 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships on Saturday, November 19 at the Methodist Theological School and Dornoch Golf Club in Delaware, Ohio. Ohio Wesleyan University is the host for the 2005 NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships. The women's race will begin at 11 a.m., Eastern Standard Time.