Archive for November, 2008
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team dropped a heartbreaker to St. Olaf on Saturday afternoon in Northfield as the Oles rallied to win the final event of the meet (the 400 free relay) and edge the Gusties by two points 148-146. Steph Korba was a double-winner for Gustavus as she took top honors in both the 100 (1:02.92) and 200 butterfly (2:23.29).
The Gustavus women's hockey team broke open a tight game with two third period goals on its way to a 3-0 win over Saint Mary's on Saturday afternoon. Lynn Hillen, Christine Wicker, and Alyssa Gaulrapp scored for the Gusties and goaltender Emily Klatt recorded 12 saves on her way to her recording her second consecutive shutout. The win was the 200th career victory for head coach Mike Carroll.
The Gustavus football team was unable to hold off a fourth quarter charge as Concordia spoiled Head Coach Jay Schoenebeck's final game by defeating the Gusties 27-21 Saturday at Lloyd Hollingsworth Field. Gustavus held a 21-6 halftime lead, but Justin Brantner scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to help Concordia pull out the come-from-behind victory. The Gusties wrapped up the 2008 season at 6-4 overall and 4-4 in the MIAC standings.
The Gustavus women's swimming team finished second out of four teams at the St. Kate's Invitational on Friday night in St. Paul. Carleton finished first with 809 points, while the Gusties totalled 555. sprinter Jonna Berry and diver Alicia Alvarado both recorded a second and a third place finish to lead the team at the meet.
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving squad finished first out of four teams at the St. Kate's Invitational in St. Paul on Friday night. The Gusties, who won four events and recorded six second place finishes, scored 699.5 points to edge Carleton (656.5) for the title.
The Gustavus women's hockey team improved to 2-1-0 overall and 1-1-0 in the MIAC with a convincing 4-1 win over Saint Mary's University at the New Ulm Civic Center on Friday evening. The Gusties were led by Melissa Mackley and Kirstin Peterson as both scored a goal and registered two assists . Mari Gunderson and Allie Schwab also scored for the Gusties, while Danielle Justice picked up the win in the nets.
The 14th-ranked Gustavus men's hockey team registered a shutout in its MIAC season opener with a 6-0 victory over Saint Mary's on Friday night in Winona, Minn. Head Coach Brett Petersen and the Gusties scored three goals in the first period, including two goals from defenseman Cody Mosbeck (Jr., Emo, Ontario). Goaltender Josh Swartout (So., St. Louis Park, Minn.) registered the third shutout of his career with 24 saves as Gustavus improved to 4-1-0 overall and 1-0-0 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's hockey team will open MIAC play on Friday night against Saint Mary's University at 7:00 pm in New Ulm, Minn. You can follow the action through an audio broadcast and live stats. Tom Wheeler will call the play-by-play.
Gustavus football coach Jay Schoenebeck was featured on WCCO-TV's "On the Spot" weather forecast on the Thursday night 10 p.m. news broadcast. The station chose to feature Schoenebeck in honor of his last football game as the Gusties' head coach. He has been on the Gustavus sidelines for 15 years as the head coach. Saturday's game against Concordia College has a forecast of 30 degrees with cloud cover and northwest winds gusting to 17 mph at game time.
Gustavus volleyball players Bridget Burtzel (Cold Spring, Minn.) and Emily Klein (Red Wing, Minn.) were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region Team for the 2008 season. Both players earned all-conference honors, while Klein was also named the MIAC Defensive Player of the Year for the third consecutive season. Burtzel and Klein are now eligible for All-America honors.