Archive for February, 2010
St. Thomas compiled 709 points to claim the 2010 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championship on Saturday night in the Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. The Tommies held off Gustavus, who finished in second place for the second consecutive year, tallying 701 points over the past three days. St. Olaf rounded out the top three by taking third with 615.5 points.
The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team compiled 744 points to claim the 2010 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championship on Saturday evening in the Aquatics Center on the Campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Gustavus led after the first two days of competition, totaling 472 points entering Saturday’s races. The Gusties scored 272 points on Saturday to take the MIAC crown.
The Gustavus men’s indoor track and field team compiled 160 points to take third place at the Saint John’s quadrangular held in Collegeville, Minn. on Saturday afternoon. Cole Carlson was the top Gustavus performer with individual event wins in the 200 meter dash (22.97) and 400 meter dash (49.98). The University of Minnesota-Dululth won the meet with 179.5 points, as Saint John’s finished second with 171.5, while Concordia placed fourth with 77.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team secured the number two seed in the MIAC Playoffs with a 79-74 victory over Saint John’s on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. Gustavus had four players in double figure scoring, as Jesse Van Sickle scored 14 points, Sam Paulson scored 13, and Tyler Grey scored 12. Ryan McPartland registered a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
The Gustavus men's hockey team had set a goal to win the MIAC Regular Season Title at the start of the season and the team reached part of that goal on Friday when it defeated Saint Mary's 5-1 and Hamline tied Concordia 2-2. The Gusties are now assured of at least a share of this year's crown. A win or a tie on Saturday night will give the Gusties the title outright, the first for the program since 1993.
The Gustavus women's hockey team continued its pursuit of a sixth straight MIAC Regular Season Title with a 3-2 win over Saint Mary's in Winona on Friday night. The Gusties jumped out to a 3-0 lead and then held off a late Cardinal charge and claimed the important victory. Melissa Mackley, Lindsey Hjelm, and Mollie Carroll scored for Gustavus, while Danielle Justice picked up the win in goal.
The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team held strong and finished day two of the MIAC Championships in first place with 472 points. Carleton will push the Gusties tomorrow, as the Knights sit in second place with 402 points. St. Thomas is in third place (334 pts), while St. Olaf (316 pts) and Saint Ben’s (265) are in fourth and fifth place, respectively.
The Gustavus men’s swimming and diving fell to second place (453 points) after the second day of competition at the MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships. St. Thomas is the current leader with 462 points, as St. Olaf sits in third with 396.5 points. Saint John’s is in fourth (357.5), while Carleton is in fifth (269).
The Gustavus gymnastics team compiled 165.425 points to take third place at the UW-La Crosse Triangular held in La Crosse, Wisc. on Friday night. UW-La Crosse won the meet with 181.775 points, as Winona State placed second with 178.150 points. Danielle Thibodeau and Sam Opsahl were the top Gustavus performers in the meet. Thibodeau placed third in the all-around with a score of 33.500, while Opsahl finished fifth on the vault with a mark of 9.175.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team is currently in first place with 208 points after the first day of competition at the MIAC Championships in the Aquatic Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Carleton is in second place with 142 points, as St. Thomas rounds out the top three in third with 141 points. Gustavus senior Carrie Gundersen had the best swim of the day, taking first place in the 500 freestyle with an NCAA A qualifying time of 4:59.02.