Archive for January, 2010

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Seth Anderson goes up for a layup in Wedensday's 56-51 victory over #5 St. Thomas 

Seth Anderson Leads Men’s Basketball To 56-51 Upset Win Over #5 St. Thomas

Sophomore Seth Anderson scored 13 points in the the second half to lead the Gustavus men's basketball team to a 56-51 upset win over #5 St. Thomas Wednesday night in St. Peter, Minn. Anderson scored eight of the Gusties final 13 points, including six free throws in the final five minutes of play. The Gusties snapped a St. Thomas 32-game MIAC win steak with the victory and are now alone atop the MIAC standings.

Molly Mathiowetz 

Women’s Basketball Defeats St. Thomas 77-63, Remains Atop MIAC Standings

The Gustavus women's basketball team remained in a three-way tie for first place with an important 77-63 win over St. Thomas on Wednesday night at Concordia University's Gangelhoff Center. The Gusties, who had five players reach double figures in the scoring column, were led by Molly Mathiowetz with 22 points.

Junior Captain Kelly Mathewson will look to lead the young Gustavus team in the 2010 season. 

Gymnastics Season Preview

The new look Gustavus Adolphus gymnastics team is filled with a great deal of optimism as it is set to embark on the 2010 season. Kelly Mathewson will look to lead this young and inexperienced squad as the 2010 Gustavus gymnastics team returns 11 letterwinners and welcomes nine first year gymnasts to the program. The Gustavus gymnastics team will open the season with a dual meet at home against UW-Oshkosh this Saturday, January 16, at 6:00 p.m.

Kaelene Lundstrum returns as the top Gustavus performer.  Lundstrum won the pentathlon and high jump, while taking third in the 55-meter hurdles at the 2009 MIAC Indoors. 

Women’s Indoor Track & Field Season Preview

The 2010 Gustavus Adolphus women’s indoor track team will hope to remain at the top of the MIAC this season after posting an impressive second place finish at the 2009 MIAC Indoor Track Championships. Select members of the Gustavus women’s indoor track team will open the season at the Bethel University Invite on Saturday, Jan. 16, in Arden Hills, Minn.

Max Hanson returns as the only All-Conference returner in an individual event.  He placed third in the 600-yard dash at the 2009 MIAC Indoors. 

Men’s Indoor Track & Field Season Preview

The 2010 Gustavus Adolphus men’s indoor track team will look to it’s five returning All-Conference performers to help the squad improve on the team’s eighth place finish at last season’s MIAC Indoor Championships. Select members of the Gustavus men’s indoor track team will take part in the Bethel University Invite on Saturday, Jan. 16, in Arden Hills, Minn.

Gustavus goaltender Emily Klatt comes up with one of her 24 saves in the win over UW-River Falls. 

Mackley’s Two Goals Propel Women’s Hockey Team Past UW-River Falls 2-1

The Gustavus women's hockey team defeated UW-River Falls 2-1 at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter on Tuesday night. Senior captain Melissa Mackley scored the gamewinner for the Gusties at 2:26 of the third period with assists from Lindsey Hjelm and Kelsey Kennedy. Gustavus goaltender Emily Klatt shut the Falcons out the rest of the way and the Gusties held on for the important 2-1 victory.

Erin Eppler finished fifth with a time of 0:38.26 

Women’s Nordic Skiing Finishes Third At Saints Invitational

The Gustavus women's nordic ski team took third place (30 pts) at the Saints Invitational on Sunday afternoon in Collegeville, Minn. Senior Erin Eppler was the top Gustavus finisher as she took fifth overall with a time of 0:38.26. The College of Saint Benedict won the meet with 44 points.

Anders Bowman won the race with a time of 0:31.45 

Men’s Nordic Skiing Takes Third At Saints Invitational

The Gustavus men's nordic ski team finished in third place (37 pts) at the Saints Invitational hosted by Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minn. on Sunday afternoon. Gustavus Sophomore Anders Bowman won the race with a time of 0:31:45. Saint John's won the meet with a total of 48 points while St. Scholastica took second with 39 points.

Men’s Swimming & Diving Takes Second at CSB/SJU Invitational

The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team finished in second place with 661 points at the CSB/SJU Invitational on Saturday afternoon in Collegeville, Minn. The Gusties tallied four event wins on the day, two of which were by Paul Kirihara who won the 100 (55.15) and 200 backstroke (2:00.67). Saint Cloud State University won the meet with 829 points.

Women’s Swimming & Diving Finishes Second At CSB/SJU Invitational

The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team took second place (692 pts) at the CSB/SJU Invitational on Saturday in Collegeville, Minn. Carrie Gundersen was the top Gustavus swimmer with wins in both the 200 (1:59.66) and 500 free (5:16.98) and a third place finish in the 200 butterfly (2:18.75). St. Cloud State University won the meet with 835 points.