Archive for January, 2010

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Brabbit Leads Men’s Nordic Skiing At Central Super Tour

Junior Jen’s Brabbit led the Gustavus Adolphus men’s nordic ski team at the Central Super Tour races held at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, Minn. on Friday and Saturday. Brabbit finished fifth (24.06.3) place among competing college skiers in Saturday’s 10km freestyle race and sixth place (38.43.3) in Sunday’s 15km classic. Gustavus finished fifth overall among competing Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) colleges with 90 points.

Late Rally Comes Up Short As Women’s Basketball Falls To Concordia 62-57

The Gustavus women's basketball team saw its six-game conference win streak come to an end with a 62-57 loss to Concordia in Moorhead on Saturday. A Kelsey Florian layup with 4:13 left to play gave the Gusties a 54-52 lead, but the Cobbers outscored Gustavus 10-3 in the final four minutes of the game to claim the victory and force a three-way tie for first place between Gustavus, Concordia, Macalester.

Men’s Hockey Completes Sweep With 6-4 Win Over Saint John’s At Xcel Energy Center

The Gustavus men’s hockey team jumped out to a 6-0 lead and then held off a late Saint John’s rally to claim a 6-4 win and complete the weekend sweep in the important MIAC series.  The game, which was the prelude to the Minnesota Wild Skills Competition, was played in front of an estimated crowd […]

Men’s Swimming & Diving Takes Fifth At UW-Stevens Point Invitational

The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team finished in fifth place at the two-day UW-Stevens Point Invitational Friday and Saturday in Stevens Point, Wisc. Skylar Davis registered the only two Gustavus wins by taking the 500 (4:44.70) and 1650 freestyle (16:31.52). Finishing second behind Skylar in both races was Whitaker Davis with times of 4:46.58 (500 free) and 16:42.82 (1650 free).

Women’s Swimming & Diving Places Eighth At UW-Stevens Point Invitational

The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team compiled 219 points and finished in eighth place at the two-day UW-Stevens Point Invitational Friday and Saturday in Stevens Point, Wisc. Carrie Gundersen was the top Gustavus swimmer with wins in the 500 (5:12.01) and 1650 (17:48.65) freestyle races. UW-Stevens Point won the meet with 799 points, while UW-Eau Claire finished second with 763.5 points, and Hillsdale College finished third with 521 points.

Van Sickle Scores 21 Points As Men’s Basketball Defeats Concordia 79-72

Senior Jesse Van Sickle scored 21 points for the second time this season to lead the Gustavus men's basketball team to a 79-72 victory over Concordia Saturday afternoon in Moorhead, Minn. Van Sickle shot 6-for-8 from the field while going 4-for-6 from behind the arc in the game. Four other Gustavus players scored in double figures as Ryan McPartland had 13 points, Dan Schmidtknect and Tyler Grey both scored 11, while Phil Wirtjes scored 10. Concordia's Darrin Olmscheid scored a game-high 29 points on 8-for-21 shooting.

Strong First Period Gives Women’s Hockey 4-0 Win Over Saint Benedict

The Gustavus women's hockey team scored three first period goals on it's way to a 4-0 win over Saint Benedict Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. Freshman Lindsey Hjelm scored two of the three first period goals, while assisting on the lone second period goal by Alyssa Saunders, giving her a total of three points on the day. With the win, Gustavus completes the weekend sweep, gaining four points and moving to 8-3-2 overall and 5-2-1 in the MIAC.

Men’s Hockey Ties Saint John’s 3-3

The Gustavus men's hockey team skated away with a 3-3 tie against Saint John's Friday night in St. Peter, Minn. The Johnnies led 3-2 at the 8:36 mark of the third period but Gustavus' David Martinson tied it up 3-3 with 7:53 left on the clock. Both teams were unable to score in overtime play resulting in a 3-3 tie. The Gusties were led by Martinson with two goals and an assist.

Five Goal Third Period Allows Women’s Hockey To Defeat St. Ben’s 7-1

The Gustavus women's hockey team broke open a tight game with five goals in the third period and claimed a 7-1 win over St. Benedict at the Municipal Athletic Complex in St. Cloud on Friday night. Meagan Wanecke led the Gusties with two goals and one assist, while Emily Klatt picked up the win in goal.

Thibodeau Shines As Gymnastics Team Drops Dual To Winona State

First-year gymnast Danielle Thibodeau posted a 36.350 in the all-around as the Gustavus gymnastics team fell 175.200-170.625 to Winona State University Thursday night on the Lund Center Forum in St. Peter, Minn. Thibodeau led the Gusties with first place finishes on the uneven parallel bars (8.775), balance beam (9.050), and floor exercise (9.250), while finishing second on the vault (9.275).