Archive for February, 2006
The Gustavus men's basketball team's hopes of finishing third in the final MIAC regular season standings were dashed by Saint John's who handed the Gusties a 72-68 loss in Collegeville on Saturday afternoon. Gustavus had several chances to escape with the win, but could not come up with the big play to secure victory. The Gusties will now host Bethel on Tuesday night at 7:30 pm on Gus Young Court in the first round of the MIAC Playoffs.
The Gustavus women's hockey team used exceptional defense and disciplined play to defeat Augsburg 8-2 at Don Roberts Ice Arena on Saturday afternoon. Gustavus is now 18-3-1 overall and 15-0-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Auggies fall to 7-13-3 overall and 6-7-3 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's basketball team saw an opportunity at a shared Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title slip away Saturday afternoon with a 70-60 home loss to the College of Saint Benedict. Junior post Bri Monahan led all players with 27 points, but the Blazers had four players in double-figures including Anna Heikenen with 17. Saint Ben's moves to 21-4 overall and finishes 17-3 in the MIAC. The Gusties drop to 18-6 overall, 15-5 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's hockey team remained unbeaten in MIAC play with a 7-0 win at Augsburg on Friday night. Kelly Crandall tallied two goals and Molly Doyle added a goal and two assists to lead the Gusties. Kitty Hurley picked up her second shutout of the season and improved her record to 9-3-2 overall.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team scored a season high total of 174.10 in finishing third out of three at Hamline University in St. Paul on Friday night. The Gusties posted season high team event totals on the uneven bars (42.225), the balance beam (43.30), and the floor exercise (43.60).
Both the women's and men's standings remain intact following the second day of the 2006 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis. Gustavus leads the men's race with 555 points, just ahead of St. Olaf (536). The Ole women lead the field with 515.5 points, while the Gustie women (395) are just ahead of Carleton (389.5). Team champions will be crowned Saturday evening as action concludes.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team defeated Division I opponent Duquesne University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 9-0 on Friday night at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minn. Duquesne is coached by former Gustavus tennis player Rob Castille.
The Gustavus men's hockey team inched ever closer to locking up a spot in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs with an 8-6 win over Augsburg Friday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter. Gustavus improves its record to 14-7-1 overall, 9-4 in the MIAC. Augsburg falls to 6-13-3 overall, 2-8-3 in the MIAC. The teams will complete the home-and-home series Saturday evening at Augsburg Ice Arena in Minneapolis. Game time is 7 p.m.
Both games of this weekend's women's hockey series between Gustavus and Augsburg will be broadcast over the internet. Friday night's game in Minneapolis, which begins at 7:00 pm, will be available on the Augsburg website, while Saturday afternoon's game in St. Peter, which begins at 2:00 pm, will be available on the Gustavus website.
The Gustavus men's hockey game at Augsburg on Saturday, February 18 will be broadcast by Augsburg College through its athletics website. Tom Witschen will call the play-by-play. The game will start at 7:05 pm. Click here to link to the broadcast.