Archive for February, 2008

Men’s Hockey Falls To Saint John’s 5-3 In Quarterfinal Round of MIAC Tournament

The Gustavus men's hockey team saw its season come to an end with a 5-3 loss to Saint John's at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter on Thursday night. The Gusties trailed 3-2 after the first period and 4-3 after the second period before losing 5-3. David Martinson led Gustavus with two goals, while five different players scored for Saint John's. Gustavus ends its season with a record of 13-12-1.

Women’s Hockey Faces Hamline In MIAC Semifinal Action, Game To Be Broadcast Over Internet

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey team and Hamline University will face off in MIAC Semifinal action on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter, Minn. The #1-seed Golden Gusties enter the contest at 23-2-0 overall, while the #4-seed Pipers come in at 14-9-3 overall. Saturday's game can be watched and listened to through the Gustavus website.

David Martinson Named to Men’s Hockey All-Conference Team, Josh Swartout Earns All-Rookie Honors

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's hockey coaches announced their post-season honors on Thursday and Gustavus sophomore forward David Martinson was named to the All-Conference team, while freshman goaltender Josh Swartout was named to the All-Rookie Team. Sophomore forward Patrick Dynan received honorable mention on the All-Conference squad.

Gymnastics Team Places Third At UW-La Crosse Triangular With A Score of 174.825

The Gustavus gymnastics team wrapped up its regular season schedule by posting a score of 174.825 at the UW-La Crosse Triangular. The host Eagles finished first with a score of 183.975, UW-Eau Claire placed second at 176.325, and Gustavus finished third at 174.825. Junior Laura Hansen turned in the top performance for the Gusties as she tied for second on the uneven parallel bars with a score of 9.250.

Men’s Basketball Rallies To Claim 71-70 Win Over Carleton in Overtime, Will Face St. Thomas For MIAC Playoff Title on Saturday

The Gustavus men's basketball team claimed a thrilling 71-70 overtime win against Carleton in a MIAC Playoff Semifinal game at Gus Young Court in St. Peter on Thursday night. The Gusties rallied from six points down with :14 seconds left in regulation play to tie the score and send the game into overtime. Two free throws by the Gusties Andrew Doble with 1:19 left in the overtime proved to be the difference as Gustavus extended its season by claiming the 71-70 post-season victory.

Women’s Nordic Skiing Set To Compete At NCAA Skiing Championships

Nordic skiers Laura Edlund, Kathleen DeWahl, and Kelly Chaudoin will participate in the 55th annual NCAA Collegiate Skiing Championships this week, March 5-8, at Bohart Ranch in Bozeman, Mont. These skiers earned the right to participate in the championships based on point totals earned in eight Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) races throughout the season.

Men’s Basketball Player Trevor Wittwer Named To CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Team

Gustavus men's basketball player Trevor Wittwer, a senior from Redwood Falls, Minnesota, has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)/ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-America Team. Wittwer, a Health Fitness major with a 3.89 grade point average, was a Third Team selection in the College Division.

Bernhardson And deLaubenfels Named To USTFCCCA Cross-Country All-Academic Teams

Gustavus Adolphus senior cross country runners Sarah Bernhardson and Chris deLaubenfels have been named to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Cross-Country All-Academic Teams. A total of 353 runners, 150 men and 203 women, from over 100 Division III institutions were selected for the teams.

Four Women’s Hockey Players Named All-MIAC; Stefanie Ubl Named Player of the Year

Four Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey players have been named All-Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference by a vote of the league's coaches. Seniors Stefanie Ubl (Blaine, Minn.) and Molly Doyle (Eagan, Minn.) were recognized, as was junior Mari Gunderson (Shoreview, Minn./Mounds View) and first-year Kirstin Peterson (St. Paul, Minn./Hill-Murray). Ubl was also named MIAC Player of the Year.

Women’s Basketball To Face St. Thomas In MIAC Semifinal, Game To Be Broadcast Over Internet

The third-seed Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team, which is 18-8, will face second-seed University of St. Thomas, which is 19-6, in a MIAC Semifinal contest at Schoenecker Arena in St. Paul on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 pm. Matt Thomas will provide the play-by-play and the broadcast can be accessed through the Gustavus website.