Archive for February, 2008
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team closed out the meet with a 44.65 on the floor exercise and it proved to be just enough to edge UW-Oshkosh 177.150 to 176.950 in a dual meet that was held in the Lund Center Forum on the Gustavus campus in St. Peter, Minn. Jennifer Berglund led the Gusties with a first place finish on the floor exercise with a score of 9.225.
Three goals scored in a two-minute span in the second period helped the Gustavus women's hockey earn a 5-1 decision over St. Catherine on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. As the second period appeared to be ending with a 1-1 tie, the Golden Gusties scored three goals in the final 2:30 of the period to gain a 4-1 lead. Gustavus remained undefeated in MIAC play at 16-0-0 and improved to 21-2-0 overall. St. Catherine dropped to 9-12-2 overall and 6-9-1 in conference play.
The Gustavus women's hockey team posted its third consecutive MIAC shutout with a 3-0 victory over St. Catherine on Friday night at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis. Jessica Doig and Molly Doyle each recorded a goal and an assist in the win as the Gusties outshot the Wildcats 74-6. Gustavus, which posted its fifth straight 20-win season, improved to 20-2-0 overall and 15-0-0 in the league. St. Kate's, which snapped a six-game unbeaten streak, dropped to 9-11-2 overall and 6-8-1 in the conference.
The Gustavus women's swimming team turned in another strong performance and remained in first place with a 70-point lead over St. Olaf after the second day of the MIAC Championships. The Gustie men are in first place just 40 points ahead of St. Olaf. The championships, which are taking place at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, will conclude with competition on Saturday.
Gustavus Adolphus College is set to host the eighth annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Division III Indoor Championship at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minnesota. Eight of the top 25 teams in Division III tennis will play off to determine the 2008 ITA National Indoor Champion. The 2001 ITA Indoor and defending champion University of California, Santa Cruz will defend its title as the #1 seed. The Golden Gusties will be the #3 seed entering the tournament.
The Gustavus women's basketball team will face St. Olaf on Saturday afternoon in Northfield, Minn. as the Gusties look to stay in third-place in the MIAC standings. The Gusties enter the game at 15-7 overall and 14-5 in the league, while St. Olaf comes in at 7-15 overall and 6-13 in conference play. Tom Wheeler will deliver the play-by-play action as the contest will be broadcast on KNUJ radio 860 AM as well as on the Gustavus website.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team will take on the College of St. Catherine in a conference series starting with a Friday night game played at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis at 7:05 p.m and concluding with Saturday's game at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter at 2 p.m. The Golden Gusties enter the contest at 19-2-0 overall and 14-0-0 in league play, while the Wildcats come in at 9-10-2 overall and 6-7-1 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams are both in first place after the first day of the MIAC Championships which are being held at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. The women's team claimed two event titles, while the men posted one. The meet will continue on Friday before wrapping up on Saturday.
Gustavus Adolphus senior women's basketball player Jess Vadnais has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Five College Division Third Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The Gustavus women's tennis team opened its spring season with a 9-0 loss to #1-ranked Division II Brigham Young University-Hawaii in Laie, Hawaii on Saturday, February 9. The 11th-ranked Gusties were unable to pick up a single set against the Seasiders, who have won 62 consecutive dual matches.