Archive for February, 2008

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Men’s Basketball Struggles To Score Down The Stretch, Falls to Carleton 74-66

The Gustavus men's basketball team was unable to hit the key shots down the stretch, while Zach Johnson knocked down several key shots for Carleton as the Knights slipped past the Gusties 74-66 on Gus Young Court in St. Peter, Minn. Andrew Doble led Gustavus with 12 points. Gustavus finished the regular season at 18-7 overall and 14-6 in the MIAC.

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.

Women’s Basketball Loses MIAC Finale 73-64 To Carleton

Four Carleton players reached double-figures as the Knights ended the Gustavus women's basketball team's five-game winning streak with a 73-64 victory in St. Peter on Saturday. The Gusties struggled offensively going 19-for-67 shooting 28.4 percent from the field. Both squads played aggressively and combined for 49 fouls. However, the Knights went 33-for-45 from the free throw line as they clinched the fourth-seed in the MIAC Post-Season Tournament with the win.

Gymnastics Team Falls At UW-Stout, 175.875-169.975

The Gustavus gymnastics team dropped to 3-2 in dual meets on the season falling to UW-Stout 175.875 to 169.975 in Menomonie, Wis. on Friday night. Kelly Mathewson finished third in the All-Around with a score of 35.10.

Women’s Hockey Remains Perfect In MIAC With 3-0 Win Against Concordia

The Gustavus women's hockey team posted its fourth shutout in five games as the Gusties defeated Concordia 3-0 in Moorhead on Friday night. Gustavus scored two goals in the second period and added another in the third period to remain undefeated in conference play at 17-0-0. The third-ranked Gusties improved to 22-2-0 overall, while Concordia dropped to 10-10-2 overall and 10-5-2 in the MIAC.

Men’s Hockey Defeats Concordia 6-1, Clinches MIAC Playoff Berth

The Gustavus men's hockey team jumped out to a 3-1 first period lead and never looked back on its way to a 6-1 win over Concordia at Don Roberts Ice Rink on Friday night. The Gusties clinched a spot in the MIAC Playoffs with the win. Six different players scored for Gustavus, which improved to 12-11-1 on the season.

Women’s Basketball To Participate In "Think Pink" Initiative On Saturday

The Gustavus Adolphus women's basketball team will be sponsoring "Think Pink" day at the Gustavus vs. Carleton basketball game on Saturday, February 23 at 1 p.m. In an initiative to raise breast cancer awareness, the Golden Gusties will hand out pink carnations to the first 50 women in attendance at Saturday afternoon's game.

Women’s Basketball Will Finish Regular Season On Saturday Against Carleton

The Gustavus Adolphus women's basketball team enters Saturday afternoon's season finale with a 17-7 overall record and 16-5 record in the MIAC against the Carleton Knights, who are 15-9 overall and 14-7 in conference play. Gustavus, which has won five consecutive games, posted a 68-63 win over Hamline on Wednesday in St. Paul. Emily Nelson and Molly Mathiowetz came off the bench to score 11 points each in the victory.

Vadnais Named To National Team Of The Week

Gustavus Adolphus senior guard Jess Vadnais (Hudson, Wis.) has been named to the National Team of the Week for the week ending February 17, 2008. Vadnais averaged 24 points, 5.5 rebounds, and four steals per contest to help the Gusties finish the week 2-0 and get sole possession of third place in the MIAC standings.

Three Women’s Nordic Skiers Qualify For NCAA Collegiate Ski Championships

Laura Edlund, Kathleen DeWahl, and Kelly Chaudoin will represent Gustavus at the NCAA Collegiate Ski Championships on March 5-8 in Bozeman, Mont. All three skiers earned berths by virtue of their performances in eight CCSA-qualifying races in freestyle and classic techniques this season. The trio also led the team to a second place finish in the women's standings at last weekend's Central Region Championships,