Archive for 2007

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Men’s Basketball Holds On For 78-71 Win At Augsburg

The Gustavus men's basketball team built a double-digit second half lead against Augsburg and then held off a late Auggie rally to claim a 78-71 conference victory. Senior Andrew Doble came off the bench to lead the Gusties with 21 points. Gustavus is now 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the MIAC.

Ben Hanson finished in the top five in three individual events during the weekend. 

Women’s Swimming Finishes Second And Men’s Swimming Finishes Fifth At Carthage Invite

The Gustavus women's swimming team finished second with 1,224 points behind St. Cloud State University after the Carthage Invitational concluded on Saturday in Kenosha, Wis. The Gustavus men's swimming team turned in a fifth place performance with 852 points behind first place St. Cloud State University. Both squads turned in twelve more top five finishes including one National "B" Provisional qualifying finish on Saturday.

Niki Laferriere makes a save during the third period. 

Women’s Hockey Extends Winning Streak to Six Games after 6-0 Win Over Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus women's hockey team extended its winning streak to six games with a 6-0 victory over Saint Mary's Saturday afternoon at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter. The Gustie special team units played well for the second consecutive game as the squad converted three out of seven power play opportunities. Gustavus improves its record to 6-1-0 overall and remains undefeated in MIAC play. Saint Mary's dropped to 1-4-0 overall and 1-3-0 in the league.

Second Half Scoring Drought Dooms Women’s Basketball in 57-54 Loss to Augsburg

The Gustavus Adolphus women's basketball team managed to build a 15-point lead with 14:49 remaining in the second half. Unfortunately, that was when the scoring stopped as Augsburg went on to outscore the Gusties 25-7 en route to a 57-54 win in Minneapolis on Saturday afternoon. The final offensive run was a team effort as seven different players scored for the Auggies.

Joe Welch skates past a Cardinal defender. 

Men’s Hockey Team Skates to 6-0 Win Over Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus men's hockey team exploded for four goals in the second period on their way to a 6-0 win over visiting Saint Mary's on Friday night. Sophomore forward David Martinson scored one goal and recorded three assists to lead the Gusties. Gustavus is now 4-3-0 overall and 2-1-0 in the MIAC.

Gustavus players crashed the net against Saint Mary’s. 

Special Teams Play Pushes Women’s Hockey Past Saint Mary’s 6-1

The Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team scored four power play goals and one short-handed goal to defeat Saint Mary's 6-1 on Friday night in Winona. Stefanie Ubl (Sr., Blaine, Minn.) recored a power play goal, a short-handed goal, and an assist in the victory as Gustavus moves to 5-1-0 overall and 3-0-0 in league play. Saint Mary's fell to 1-4-0 overall and 1-2-0 in the MIAC.

Skylar Davis finished third in the 500 freestyle with a National “B” qualifying time. 

Men’s and Women’s Swimming Off to Strong Start After Day One of Carthage Invite

The Gustavus men's and women's teams got off to a strong start after day one of the Carthage Invitational in Kenosha, Wis. on Friday. The Gustie men had six top five finishes, including first place in the 800 freestyle relay. The Golden Gustie women earned three top five finishes. The meet will concluded Saturday with races starting at 9:00 am.

Veteran Women’s Nordic Skiing Team Has High Expectations For 2007-08 Season

The Gustavus Adolphus women's Nordic ski team will open its season this weekend at Junior Olympic Qualifying races in Dresser, Wis. Saturday's action will feature a 1-kilometer freestyle sprint race, while Sunday's races will highlight a 1-kilometer classic sprint race. Gustavus begins the season with an experienced squad that finished fourth at the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Regional Championships a year ago.

Dan Schmidtknecht drives for two of  his six points. 

Men’s Basketball Loses to Macalester 82-78

The Gustavus men's basketball team built an early 14-point lead, but could not withstand a strong second half Macalester rally and the result was a disappointing 82-78 at Gus Young Court on Wednesday evening. The Gusties were unable to contain the Scot duo of Tom Conboy and Abe Woldeslassie, who scored 34 and 33 points respectively. Gustavus was led by Trevor Wittwer with 17 points.

Jess Vadnais drives to the hoop for two of her 24 points. 

Second-Half Rally Pushes Women’s Basketball Past Macalester 54-51

Jess Vadnais (Sr., Hudson, Wis.) scored 20 of her game-high 24 points in the second half to lift the Gustavus women's basketball team past Macalester 54-51 Wednesday night at Gus Young Court in St. Peter. The game kicked off the MIAC schedule for both squads, while the game was also the season opener for Coach Mickey Haller's squad.