Archive for February, 2007
Women’s Basketball Team Receives At-Large Bid to NCAA Tournament, Will Face George Fox in First Round
The Gustavus women's basketball team received word on Sunday night that it has received an invitation to participate in the 2006-07 NCAA Division III National Tournament. Coach Mickey Haller's squad, which has compiled a record of 22-5, received an at-large bid to the tournament after falling 56-54 to St. Ben's in the MIAC Post-Season Tournament. The Gusties will travel to Newberg, Oregon and play host George Fox University on Friday.
The Gustavus men's hockey team jumped out to an early 1-0 lead, but were shut down by Ole goaltender Jeff Wilde the rest of the way as St. Olaf went on to claim a 3-1 victory in Northfield. Joe Welch scored for Gustavus early in the first period. The Gusties end their season with a mark of 11-13-2.
Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore hurdler Tyler Geyen (Watertown, Minn./Watertown-Mayer) has been named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week for the week ending Feb. 25, 2007. Geyen won the 55-meter hurdles at the Pre-MIAC Meet hosted by Carleton Feb. 23 in a time of 7.85 seconds.
Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey player Andrea Peterson has been named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 25, 2007. Peterson scored a goal and two assists in last weekend's sweep of the College of St. Catherine (7-2; 5-1), becoming the MIAC's all-time leading scorer (all games) in women's hockey in the process.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis team closed out its run at the ITA Division III Men's National Team Indoor Championships with a 6-3 loss to top-ranked Emory Sunday in the tournament's third-place match. Gustavus will host duals with Augustana (S.D.) and UW-Whitewater Saturday, while also sending a team to face St. Thomas in a MIAC dual.
The Gustavus women's basketball team suffered a heartbreaking 56-54 loss to St. Ben's in the championship game of the MIAC Post-Season Tournament in St. Joseph on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties will now wait to see if they will receive a at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. The tournament field will be announced on Sunday evening.
The fourth-ranked Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis team dropped a tough 5-4 decision to third-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the semifinal round of the ITA Division III Men's National Indoor Championships Saturday afternoon at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter. The Gusties will face top-ranked Emory in Sunday morning's third place match.
The Gustavus Adolphus gymnastics team fell to 2-3 in duals this season following a 176.500-171.575 loss to UW-Oshkosh Saturday afternoon in Oshkosh, Wis. Gustavus will close out its regular season Friday, March 2, when they host Winona State and UW-Stout in a triangular at the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio in St. Peter.
The No. 3 Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis team advanced to the semifinal round of the ITA Division III National Men's Indoor Team Championships with a 9-0 win over No. 23 Swarthmore. The Gusties will face No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Swanson Tennis Center.
The Gustavus women's indoor track and field team won a pair of events and racked up four runner-up finishes at Friday's Pre-MIAC Meet hosted by Carleton College. No team scores were kept. Janna Castellano broke the school record and bettered her NCAA provisional qualifying effort in the pole vault, winning the event after clearing 11-7 3/4.