Archive for November, 2009
The Gustavus women's basketball team got its season off to a challenging start with a 69-37 loss to Augustana College in Sioux Falls on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties were led by sophomore shooting guard Molly Geske who scored 13 points.
The Gustavus women's hockey team scored twice in the second period and rallied for a 2-1 win over Bethel on Saturday afternoon at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter. The Gusties got the game tying goal from Gina DeNucci and the game-winner from Allie Schwab.
The Gustavus women's basketball team will open its 2009-10 season on Saturday afternoon at 3:00 pm against Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Coach Mickey Haller welcomes a veteran team back for the season including all-conference senior point guard Bri Radtke. The Gusties will have their hands full with an Augustana squad that finished 20-10 overall last season and fourth in the NSIC with a 13-7 mark.
The Gustavus women's hockey team jumped out to a 4-0 first period lead and never looked back on its way to a convincing 7-0 win over Bethel at the National Sports Center in Blaine on Friday night. Mollie Carroll tallied two goals and Lindsey Hjelm registered three assists to lead the Gusties. Danielle Justice picked up the shutout win in the nets for Gustavus.
Gustavus senior forward David Martinson continued his torrid scoring streak as he tallied four goals for the second consecutive game, but it would not be enough as the the Bethel Royals tied the score at 5-5 with 30 seconds left in regulation and then scored the gamewinner with a minute left in overtime to beat the Gusties 6-5 in St. Peter.
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Northern Section along with Gustavus Adolphus College will be holding a tribute for legendary Gustavus Tennis Coach Steve Wilkinson on Saturday, December 12 at 5:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis.
Gustavus senior forward David Martinson has been named the MIAC Men's Hockey Player of the Week for his efforts in helping Gustavus claim a win and a tie in last weekend's important conference series with St. Olaf.
Gustavus senior linebacker Tony Palma and junior kick returner Greg Lane have been honored as MIAC Players of the Week for their efforts in the Gusties thrilling 20-19 win over Concordia in Moorhead last Saturday. Palma was recognized as the Defensive Player of the Week, while Lane was selected as the Special Teams Player of the Week.
The Gustavus women's hockey team was upended by the University of Wisconsin - Superior in Superior on Tuesday night by the score of 3-2. The Gusties got goals from Kirstin Peterson and Tam Meuwissen.
Gustavus first year swimmer Carly Mosher (Great Falls, Mont.) has been named MIAC Women's Swimmer of the Week for her performance last weekend. Mosher had a total of four victories on the day including wins in the 200 medley relay (1:51.30), 400 freestyle relay (3:41.00), and the 100 (1:02.04) and 200 (2:10.62) backstroke.