Archive for February, 2006
The Gustavus men's swimming team is in first place and the women's team is in second place after the first day of the MIAC Swimming Championships which are being held at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis.
The Gustavus men's basketball team jumped out to a 25-2 lead and never looked back on its way to a convincing 83-48 win over Macalester in St. Peter on Wednesday night. Adam TeBrake scored 18 points as the Gusties improved to 18-6 overall and 13-6 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team will begin its quest for its third Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title in five years Thursday morning as the MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships get underway at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis. The meet runs through Saturday, Feb. 18 with preliminary action each day beginning at 10:30 am. Finals will held beginning at 6:30 pm each night.
The four-time reigning Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion Gustavus men's swimming and diving team will begin defense of its title Thursday morning at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. The meet continues through Saturday, Feb. 18 with preliminaries beginning at 10:30 am and finals beginning at 6:30 pm each day.
The Gustavus women's basketball team stepped out of league play Wednesday night, defeating Macalester College 51-23 at Gus Young Court in St. Peter. Bri Monahan and Jess Vadnais led the Gusties with 12 and 10 points, respectively, in limited action. Gustavus improves to 18-5 on the season, while Macalester drops to 2-20. The Gusties will face league-leader College of Saint Benedict Saturday afternoon in St. Peter.
Led by wins by Chandra Daw in both the Classic and Freestyle races, the Gustavus women's Nordic ski team captured the team title at the Minnesota College Nordic Ski Championships held at the Saint John's Trails in Collegeville last weekend. Gustavus (133 points) finished ahead of St. Olaf (121) and UW-Green Bay (103). The event also serves as the fourth of five CCSA/NCAA Regional qualifiers.
The Gustavus men's Nordic ski team finished second in both disciplines at last weekend's Minnesota College Nordic Ski Championships held at the Saint John's Trails in Collegeville. St. Olaf took the team title, edging the Gusties 125-122. Andy Rishavy and Erich Ziegler finished second and third respectively to lead the Gusties in Saturday's 10K Classic, while Ziegler picked up the win in Sunday's 17K Skate. The event also served as the fourth of five CCSA/NCAA Regional qualifiers.
Gustavus Adolphus junior goalie Kitty Hurley has been named MIAC Women's Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 12, 2006. Hurley turned away 45 of 49 shots to help Gustavus claim a 4-1 win and a 3-3 tie against St. Thomas last weekend.
Gustavus junior forward Phil Sowden has been named MIAC Men's Basketball Co-Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 12, 2006. Sowden averaged 20.3 points and 9.3 rebounds per game as Gustavus won three games last week and clinched a MIAC playoff berth. Sowden shares this week's award with St. Thomas guard Brian Schnettler.
The Gustavus women's hockey team defeated St. Thomas 4-1 on Saturday night to take sole possession of first place in the conference standings. The Gusties led 2-1 after two periods before claiming the 4-1 victory. Sophomore Margaret Dorer led Gustavus with one goal and two assists.