Archive for February, 2007
The Gustavus Adolphus men's indoor track and field team won three events and picked up a total of 12 top-five finishes en route to a third-place finish at the Ted Nelson Classic hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato. North Dakota edged MSU, Mankato for the team title 213.5-213, followed by Gustavus with 98.5 points and Augustana (S.D.) with 45.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis team improved their overall record to 3-3 after posting 9-0 wins over Hamline, Concordia-Moorhead, and UW-Eau Claire Saturday. John Kauss was a double-winner against both Hamline and UW-Eau Claire. The Gusties will host South Dakota State, Minnesota State Mankato, and Duquesne University this Saturday (Feb. 17), while also facing Macalester in a MIAC dual.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's and women's Nordic ski teams swept the team titles at the Minnesota Collegiate Championships Saturday at the Woodland Trails near Elk River, Minn. The tandem of Laura Edlund and Kelly Chaudoin took the women's race as Gusties teams occupied the top four spots. The best placed Gustavus men were Kevin Patzoldt and Scott Kyser in fourth.
The Gustavus Adolphus gymnastics team placed fourth at Saturday's Best of Minnesota meet at the University of Minnesota with a team score of 171.375. Brittany Moore tied for third on the vault with a 9.700 as the Gusties posted four career-high scores on the apparatus and another on the balance beam.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team wrapped up its weekend series with Augsburg with a 6-0 win over the Auggies Saturday night at Augsburg Ice Arena in Minneapolis. Margaret Dorer led the Gusties (19-2-0, 13-1-0 MIAC) with a pair of goals and an assist. Andrea Peterson and Jenny Pusch each added a goal and two assists.
The Gustavus women's basketball jumped out to a 22-9 lead in the first seven minutes of the game and never looked back on its way to a convincing 81-55 win at Hamline on Saturday afternoon. It was a big day for senior Bri Monahan as she scored 19 points and became the all-time leading scorer in the history of the Gustavus women's basketball program. Jess Vadnais led all scorers with 25 points.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's basketball team fell to 13-10 overall and 11-7 in the MIAC following a 79-78 loss at Hamline Saturday afternoon. The Gusties were led by Phil Sowden's 20 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the field. Kane Sivesind added 16 points. Jon DeRock led all scorers with 22 points. Gustavus closes out its regular season home schedule Wednesday against St. Olaf.
The Gustavus men's hockey team snapped a five-game winless streak and clinched a MIAC Playoff spot with a 3-1 win over Augsburg at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter, Minn. on Saturday night. Joe Welch had a goal and two assists to lead the Gusties who are now 11-11-1 overall and 9-5-0 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's tennis team opened the spring season with a 7-2 win over the University of Nebraska at Omaha in the Swanson Indoor Tennis Center in St. Peter. The Gusties swept all three doubles matches and four of the six singles matches to claim the victory.
The Gustavus men's hockey suffered its fifth straight defeat falling to Augsburg College 3-2 in Minneapolis on Friday night. With the loss, the Gusties drop out of first place for the first time this season. Jon Keseley and Tim Ornell scored for Gustavus.