Archive for February, 2010

Gymnastics Drops Dual To UW-Whitewater 180.74-169.800

The Gustavus gymnastics team fell to a strong UW-Whitewater squad 180.725-169.800 on Saturday afternoon in Whitewater, Wisc. Danielle Thibodeau had the top Gustavus finish of the day by taking second on the vault with a mark of 9.100. UW-Whitewater’s Katie Thompson took first place in the all-around with a score of 37.000.

 

Men’s Hockey Defeats Augsburg 6-5 in Four Overtimes, Sets NCAA Record For Longest Game In Division III History

The Gustavus men’s hockey team defeated Augsburg College 6-5 when senior forward Eric Bigham scored the game-winning goal at 18:38 of the fourth overtime on Saturday nightat Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter, Minn. The win allows the Gusties to advance to the championship game of the MIAC Playoff Tournament which will be played against St. Thomas at Gustavus on Wednesday, March 3 at 7:05 pm. The third-seeded Tommies defeated the second-seeded Pipers 5-4 in overtime on Saturday night at Drake Arena in St. Paul.

 

Women’s Tennis Edged By DePauw 5-4, Finishes 6th At ITA Indoor Championship

The Gustavus women's tennis team was edged 5-4 by DePauw University in the 5th place match at the ITA Indoor Tennis Championship being held in Greencastle, Ind. The Gusties were victorious in four of the six singles matches, yet were swept by the Tigers in doubles. The Gusties finish the ITA Indoor Championship in sixth place. The Gustavus women's tennis team will be back in action next Saturday, March 6.

 

Strong Overtime Propels Carleton Past Men’s Basketball 78-71 In MIAC Playoff Championship

The Gustavus men’s basketball team saw it’s season come to an end on Saturday night with a 78-71 overtime loss to Carleton in the MIAC Playoff Championship game in front of a some 2,800 fans in Lund Center Forum on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College. Carleton proved to be too strong in the overtime session, scoring the first six points and shooting 5-for-6 from the field.

Women’s Hockey Defeats Augsburg 8-0, Wins Sixth Consecutive MIAC Title

The Gustavus women's hockey team scored four first period goals and never looked back on its way to a convincing 8-0 win over Augsburg at Don Roberts Ice Rink on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Gusties claimed their sixth consecutive league title and earned the #1 seed in the MIAC Playoff Tournament, which begins next Thursday.

Women’s Tennis Defeats Carnegie Mellon 6-3 In Consolation Semis Of ITA Indoor Championship

The Gustavus women's tennis team picked up a 6-3 win over Carnegie Mellon in the consolation semifinals of the the ITA Indoor Championship being held in Greencastle, Ind. The Gusties got wins from Marianne Barau, Megan Gaard, Alex Erickson, and Ali O'Neal in singles, while the doubles pairs of Gaard and Barau and O'Neal and Katie Allen were both victorious.

Men’s Indoor Track & Field Competes In Macalester Pre-MIAC Meet

The Gustavus men’s track and field team compiled three individual event wins at the Pre-MIAC Meet held in the Macalester College Fieldhouse on Friday night in St. Paul. Event wins came from Matt Dvorak, Max Hanson, and John Kennedy. Dvorak won the 55-meter dash (6.57), Hanson won the 600-yard run (1:12.35), and Kennedy won the one-mile run (4:25.36). No team scores were kept at the meet.

Women’s Hockey Defeats Augsburg 4-0, Needs Win On Saturday to Win MIAC Title Outright

The Gustavus women's hockey team defeated Augsburg 4-0 Friday night in Minneapolis, Minn. The Gusties led 1-0 after the first period. Mike Carroll's squard scored two more goals in the second period and one in the third securing the 4-0 victory. Last night's win assures the Gusties of at least a top two seed in the MIAC Post-Season Tournament.

Women’s Indoor Track & Field Competes In Macalester Pre-MIAC Meet

The Gustavus women’s indoor track and field team compiled five individual event wins at the Pre-MIAC Meet held in the Macalester College Fieldhouse on Friday night in St. Paul. Individual event wins came from Abby Karl, Megan Lundgren, Janey Helland, Sam Broderius, and Diana Scott. Karl won the 400 meter dash (59.33), Lundgren won the 800 meter run (2:23.21), Helland won the long jump (18’ 1.75”), Broderius won the shot put (42’ 0.75”), and Scott won the weight throw (48’ 11.75). No team scores were kept at the meet.

 

Softball Opens Season At Finlandia Dome Tournament

The Gustavus softball team will open its 2010 season with four games at the Finlandia Dome Tournament in Marquette, Michigan this Saturday and Sunday. The Gusties will play UW-Stevens Point (noon), UW-Oshkosh (2 pm), and Simpson (6 pm) on Saturday and then wrap up the tournament against Concordia University of Mequon, Wisconsin on Sunday at 8 am. The Gusties enter the 2010 season with high expectations as Head Coach Jeff Annis returns six starters in the field and all three starting pitchers from a squad that won the MIAC Championship with a 21-1 record and then went on to finish third at the NCAA Championship.