Archive for January, 2007
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.
The Gustavus women's swimming team finished fourth out of six teams at the UW-Stevens Point Invitational that finished up on Saturday evening. The Gusties were led by Carrie Gundersen on the second day as she claimed first place finishes in both the 200 free and the 1,650 free.
The Gustavus men's swimming team finished second at the seven-team UW-Stevens Point Invitational which finished up Saturday evening. The Gusties were edged out for the title by UW-La Crosse in the final event of the meet. UW-La Crosse totalled 807.5 points, while Gustavus finished with 799.
The Gustavus Adolphus Nordic skiing team closed out its weekend at the NorAm SuperTour/NCAA Qualifier at Mt. Itasca Ski Area near Coleraine, Minn., by competing in Sunday's freestyle races. Kelly Chaudoin finished 19th overall in the 10-kilometer women's race to lead the Gusties, while Scott Kyser was the highest Gustavus finisher in the 15-kilometer men's race in 71st place.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team completed a weekend sweep of St. Olaf with a 6-3 win Saturday in Northfield. Jessie Doig scored two goals, including the game-winner, and an assist to lead the Gusties, who improve to 13-1-0 overall, 8-0-0 in the MIAC. Gustavus will face Bethel next weekend in a home-and-home series.
Senior forward Mike Hosfield scored a power play goal at 3:48 of overtime to allow Gustavus to claim a 4-3 win and remain undefeated in MIAC play at 8-0-0. The Gusties rallied from 2-1 and 3-2 deficits to post the hard-fought victory in overtime.
The Gustavus women's basketball team outscored Macalester 32-22 in the second half and pulled away for a 58-42 victory over the Scots in St. Paul. Three players scored in double figures for the Gusties including Bri Monahan with 12, Jess Vadnais with 11, and Bri Radtke with 10.
The Gustavus Adolphus Nordic skiing team competed in classic technique races Saturday at the Mt. Itasca SuperTour Event/NCAA Qualifier near Coleraine, Minn. Scott Kyser posted the best finish in the men's 10-kilometer race (73rd overall; 29:58.9), while Laura Edlund had the best time in the women's 5-kilometer race (24th overall; 16:25.8). Freestyle races will wrap-up competition Sunday.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's basketball team opened the second half of the MIAC schedule with a 79-70 win over Macalester Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. Andrew Doble led the Gusties with 21 points followed by 20 from Trevor Wittwer. Gustavus (9-7, 7-4 MIAC) will face Augsburg Monday night in Minneapolis.
The Gustavus men's hockey team maintained its position atop the MIAC standings with a hard-fought 4-3 win over St. Olaf in St. Peter. The Gusties are now 7-0-0 in the MIAC and 9-6-1 overall. Jay Phillips, Jon Keseley, Tim Ornell, Hampus Gunnarsson, and Tim Ornell all scored for Gustavus.