Archive for January, 2007

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Women’s Swimming Claims Impressive Dual Meet Win Over Carleton 156.5 to 141.5

The Gustavus women's swimming team turned in a strong all-around team performance in defeating Carleton (rated #18 in the Collegeswimming.com national poll) by the score of 156.5 to 141.5 in St. Peter on Saturday afternoon. First year Carrie Gundersen led the Gusties as she posted wins in both the 500 freestyle and the 1000 freestyle.

Men’s Hockey Loses Heartbreaker to Bethel 3-2

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's hockey lost to Bethel University 3-2 on Saturday night in St. Peter, Minn. The Royals scored the winning goal on a power play with :32 seconds left in the game. It was a tough pill to swallow for the Gusties who suffered their first two conference losses of the season at the hands of the Royals, losing 4-3 on Friday and 3-2 on Saturday.

Gymnastics Finishes First at John Zuerlein Invitational

The Gustavus Adolphus gymnastics team finished first at the four-team John Zuerlein Invitational at the Univerisity of Wisconsin-Stout Friday in Menomonie, Wis. The Gusties took top team honors in three of four disciplines, including five scores of 8.950 or over in the vault and three more on the floor exercise. Gustavus will host Hamline Friday, Feb. 2 in a WIAC dual.

Women’s Hockey Tops Bethel 4-0

The Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team moved to 14-1-0 overall and 9-0-0 in the MIAC with a 4-0 win over Bethel Friday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter. Molly Doyle led the Gusties with a pair of second-period goals, while Mari Gunderson and Melissa Mackley each added a pair of assists. The weekend series continues at 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine.

Women’s Basketball Defeats Bethel 72-55 For Seventh Straight Win

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team used a 7-0 run in the final three minutes of the first half and a 9-0 run in the first two minutes of the second half to break open a tight game and claim a convincing 72-55 win over Bethel in St. Peter. Jess Vadnais led Gustavus in scoring with 23 points.

Men’s Basketball Upended by Bethel 72-66

The Gustavus Adolphus men's basketball team saw its record fall to 10-8 overall and 8-5 in the MIAC following a 72-66 loss to Bethel Wednesday night at Gus Young Court in St. Peter. Gustavus led 39-36 at halftime, but was outscored 36-27 by the Royals in the second half. Bethel's Tim Madson scored 20 points to lead all scorers. Andrew Doble led four Gusties in double-figures with 16 points off the bench.

Vadnais Scores 1,000th Point as Women’s Basketball Team Defeats Augsburg 72-65

The Gustavus women's basketball team improved to 14-2 on the season and 11-2 in the MIAC by defeating Augsburg 72-65 in Minneapolis on Monday night. It was a big night for junior guard Jess Vadnais as she scored 20 points, including her 1,000th career point with 14:42 left in the second half. Vadnais becomes the eighth player in the history of the women's basketball program to reach the 1,000 point plateau.

Goaltender Kevin Johnson Named MIAC Men’s Hockey Player of the Week

Gustavus sophomore goaltender Kevin Johnson has been named MIAC Men's Hockey Player of the Week for his efforts in helping the Gusties claim two important wins over St. Olaf (4-3 and 4-3, OT) last weekend. Johnson made 63 saves in the two games and posted a .913 save percentage.

Matt Stewart Named MIAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week

Gustavus sophomore Matt Stewart (Burnsville, Minn./Apple Valley) has been named MIAC Swimmer of the Week for his efforts in helping the Gusties to a second place finish at the UW-Stevens Point Invitational. Stewart won both the 500 freestyle (4:41.28) and the 200 Butterfly (1:54.51) and he was also a part of two winning relays, the 400 free relay and the 800 free relay.

Jess Vadnais Named MIAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

Gustavus junior guard Jess Vadnais averaged 17.3 points per game to help the Gusties claim important MIAC victories against St. Olaf (80-56), Carleton (68-48), and Macalester (58-42) last week. Gustavus is currently in second place in the MIAC with a record of 13-2 overall and 10-2 in league play.