Archive for January, 2006
Junior post player Bri Monahan (Hutchinson, Minn.) poured in 31 points and ripped down 14 rebounds to lead the Gustavus women's basketball team to a 79-64 win over Hamline on Saturday in St. Paul. Monahan finished the game 11-of-24 from the field and a perfect 7-of-7 from the free throw line. The Gusties improve to 11-3 overall, 9-2 in the MIAC, while Hamline drops to 7-8 overall, 4-7 in the conference.
The Gustavus women's hockey team rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Saint Mary's University 4-2 in Winona, Minn. on Friday night. The Gusties got goals from Andrea Peterson, Mari Gunderson, Jenny Pusch, and Ingrid Neve, while Amanda Rosequist picked up the win in the nets.
The Gustavus gymnastics team turned in a strong performance against Winona State on Friday night, but the Warriors prevailed by the score of 170.70 to 170.325. First year standout Christine Askham finished first in the floor exercise (8.875) and tied for first on the uneven parallel bars with teammate Laura Hanson (8.75).
The Gustavus men's hockey team needed four third-period goals to get past Saint Mary's 4-0 on Friday night in St. Peter. Junior forward Mike Hosfield led the Gusties with a goal and and an assist. Gustavus improves to 10-3-1 overall, 5-0-0 in the MIAC. Saint Mary's falls to 2-12-1 overall, 1-6-0 in the league. The two teams will face off at 7 p.m. on Saturday evening in Winona.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's indoor track and field team lost two of three indoor all-conference selections from a year ago, but that doesn't worry head coach Tom Thorkelson. According to Thorkelson, the Gusties should field a very balanced squad. Gustavus opens the season Thursday, January 26 when they host Macalester and Martin Luther in a triangular.
Gustavus swimmers Scott Hagemeyer and Sara Pfau are among four individuals and three relays that have posted MIAC-best times in the pool so far this season. Hagemeyer has the fastest times in the 50 free and 100 free, while Pfau owns the top times so far in the 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley.
The Gustavus men's basketball team rallied from an 11-point second half deficit to claim a thrilling 65-64 win over Saint John's in St. Peter on Saturday night. The game was very tight down the stretch with the Gusties making 4-of-6 free throws in the final :90 seconds to hold on for the important victory. Trevor Wittwer led Gustavus with 16 points.
Junior post player Bri Monahan (Hutchinson, Minn.) hit a jumper with seven seconds remaining to lead the Gustavus women's basketball team to a 71-70 win over league-leading College of Saint Benedict on Wednesday in St. Joseph. Monahan finished with 26 points on 10-of-19 shooting from the field. The Gusties, winners of six in row, moved to 10-3 overall, 8-2 in the MIAC. St. Ben's dropped to 11-3 overall, 8-2 in the league.
The Gustavus Nordic skiing team sent four skiiers to Madison, Wis. on Jan. 14 and 15 to compete in the Capital Square Sprints. Sophomore Kathleen DeWahl and Kelly Chaudoin advanced to the elimination round in the Olympic Juniors division, placing fifth and eight, respectively. Freshmen Justin Young and Eli Anoszko competed in the Olympic Juniors division for the Gustavus men, but failed to qualify for the finals.
Gustavus senior guard Adam TeBrake (St. Peter, Minn.) scored a career-high 37 points, 25 in the first half, as the Gusties picked up a 75-60 win on Monday night in St. Paul. Gustavus won their sixth contest in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and their 11th overall.