Archive for 2008

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Last Second Basket Sinks Men’s Basketball In 52-50 Loss To Augsburg

The Gustavus men's basketball team suffered its first loss in the MIAC as Jon Cassens hit a layup with :03.5 remaining to give Augsburg a 52-50 win over the Gusties on Wednesday at Gus Young Court. Gustavus had a ten-minute scoring drought in the first half as it went into halftime trailing 23-18 after shooting 7-of-29 (24.1 percent) from the floor. The Gusties dropped to 3-3 overall and 2-1 in league play, while the Auggies improved to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference standings.

Men’s Swimming Finishes Second At Falcon Invitational

The Gustavus men's swimming team finished second out of nine teams in the red division at the Falcon Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin at River Falls and held at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center in Minneapolis on Saturday. The Gusties recorded 539 points behind Luther College, which tallied 788 points. Josh Seaburg turned in two top-three finishes, including a first-place finish in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:19.90.

Women’s Swimming Finishes Fourth At Falcon Invitational

The Gustavus women's swimming team took fourth place out of ten teams in the red division at the Falcon Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin at River Falls and held at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center in Minneapolis on Saturday. The Gusties recorded 481 points behind first place University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, which tallied 720 points.

Bench Scoring Helps Men’s Basketball Defeat Saint Mary’s 81-62

The depth of the Gustavus men's basketball team proved to be too much for Saint Mary's as the Gustie bench outscored their counterparts 29-12 in a 81-62 victory on Monday night in Winona. Head Coach Mark Hanson's squad continued to shoot well from the field as Gustavus shot 54.8 percent on 34-of-62 shooting. Eleven different Gusties scored with Sam Paulson and Jesse Van Sickle leading the way with 19 and 18 points, respectively.

Women’s Basketball Moves to 5-0 With 75-40 Win Over Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus women's basketball team used a 19-4 run over the final 11 minutes of the first half to break open a tight game and then cruised to a convincing 75-40 win over Saint Mary's in St. Peter on Monday night. First year guard Molly Geske led a balanced Gustie scoring attack with 12 points. Coach Mickey Haller's team improves to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the MIAC.

Men’s Hockey Falls To Bethel 3-2 In Overtime

The Gustavus men's hockey team suffered a 3-2 overtime loss to Bethel when the Royals' Brad Peterson scored the game-winning goal :24 into the extra period on Saturday at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Gustavus held a 45-21 shots on goal advantage, but Bethel goaltender Aaron Damjanovich kept the Royals in the game by making 43 saves. The Gusties fell to 6-4-0 overall and 3-3-0 in league play, while Bethel moved to 6-4-1 overall and 3-3-0 in the MIAC.

Women’s Hockey Uses Third Period Goal By Jessie Doig To Slip Past Bethel 1-0

The Gustavus women's hockey team got a goal by Jessie Doig five minutes into the third period which allowed them to slip past a defensive Bethel Royal squad by the score of 1-0. The Gusties outshot the Royals 44-9 in the game, including an 18-1 advantage in the third period. Mari Gunderson was credited with the assist on Doig's game-winning goal. Gustavus is now 6-1-1 overall and 5-0-1 in the MIAC.

Women’s Basketball Stays Undefeated With 71-60 Win Over Concordia

The Gustavus women's basketball continued its winning ways with a convincing 71-60 win over Concordia College at Gus Young Court on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties dominated from the perimeter as Molly Geske (21), Emily Nelson (20), and Julia Schultz (14) scored 55 of the team's 71 points. Gustavus made 10-of-15 shots from behind the arc including 7-of-10 in the second half.

Hot Shooting Lifts Men’s Basketball Over Concordia 100-67 In MIAC Opener

The Gustavus men's basketball team shot a blazing 69 percent from behind the three-point arc on 11-of-16 shooting to defeat Concordia 100-67 in the Gusties' MIAC opener on Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court. Gustavus seized control of the contest after a 21-5 run late in the first half for a 36-16 lead and never looked back. Robert Schmidt came off the bench to lead Gustavus with a career-high 15 points as the Gustie bench contributed 69 points in the win.

Women’s Hockey Skates To 1-1 Tie With Bethel

Sixty-five minutes was not enough time to decide the women's hockey game between Gustavus and Bethel as the squads skated to a 1-1 tie on Friday night in St. Peter. Sandra Felten and Alyssa Gaulrapp both tallied goals in the first period for the only scoring in the game. The Gusties, who extended their current MIAC unbeaten streak to 29 games, moved to 5-1-1 overall and 4-0-1 in the conference. The Royals' record went to 3-4-1 overall and 3-1-1 in the league.