Archive for February, 2008

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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.

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.

Women’s Basketball MIAC Playoff Game Against Hamline Will Be Available On Video And Audio Stream

The Gustavus women's basketball team will face Hamline in a MIAC Playoff game on Monday evening, Feb. 25 and the game can be watched and listened to through the Gustavus website. Matt Thomas will handle the play-by-play. Game time is set for 7:30 pm. The broadcast will begin at 7:20 pm.

Listen to Interview with Chris deLaubenfels

An interview with Chris is featured on the Gustavus athletics podcast page.Coming off of a successful cross country season, Chris recently provisionally qualified for the Indoor National Track Meet.

Listen to Interview with Carrie Gundersen

An interview with Gustavus sophomore swimmer Carrie Gundersen is featured on the Gustavus athletics podcast page. The Gustavus women's swim team captured the MIAC Team title for the second year in a row. Individually, Gundersen finished first in the 500 freestyle race and second in the 1650 freestyle race.

Late Second Half Surge Gives Women’s Basketball 79-66 Win Over Hamline

The adage you remember the beginning and the end of a game was especially true for the Gustavus women's basketball team in a 79-66 playoff victory over Hamline on Monday night at Gus Young Court. The Gusties outscored the Pipers 35-10 in the first and last five minutes to earn the right to play St. Thomas in St. Paul on Wednesday night. Gustavus improved to 18-8, while Hamline's season ended at 13-13.

Women’s Indoor Track and Field Performs Well at University of Minnesota Parents’ Day Open

The Gustavus women's indoor track and field squad competed at the University of Minnesota Parents' Day Open on Saturday. The 800 meter relay team posted the top finish placing second in a time of 1:51.29, while Sari Lindeman finished third in the triple jump with a leap of 35' 6 3/4". No team scores were kept at the meet.

Men’s Tennis Team Defeats #1 UC-Santa Cruz 5-4 To Win ITA Indoor Championship

The Gustavus men's tennis team claimed its fourth Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Men's Indoor Championship with a thrilling 5-4 win over #1 seed and defending champion UC-Santa Cruz on Sunday afternoon. The Gusties picked up two doubles wins and three singles victories to compile the five points necessary to win the match. The tournament was played at the Swanson Tennis Center on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College.

Men’s Hockey Defeats Concordia 10-1, Will Host First Round Of MIAC Playoffs

The Gustavus men's hockey team exploded for six goals in the first period and rolled to a 10-1 win over Concordia on Saturday afternoon at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter, Minn. With the win, the Gusties clinched at least a tie for fourth place in the final MIAC standings and earned the #4 seed in the MIAC Post-Season Tournament. Gustavus will now host #5 seed Saint John's on Thursday, Feb. 28. Time has not yet been determined.

Men’s Tennis Advances To Finals of ITA Division III Indoor Tennis Championship

The Gustavus men's tennis team advanced to the championship match of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) Division III Indoor Championship with a 6-3 win over #2 Emory on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties, who are the #3 seed, will face #1 UC-Santa Cruz in the title match on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 9:00 am. The tournament is being played at the Swanson Tennis Center on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College.