Archive for January, 2010
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.