Archive for January, 2011
The Gustavus men's hockey team suffered a 3-1 loss at the hands of Saint John's on Saturday afternoon in St. Cloud, Minn. Following a game-tying goal (1-1) by Adam Smyth in the first period, the Johnnies scored two unanswered goals in the second and third periods on their way to the victory.
The Gustavus gymnastics team posted its best team score of the season Saturday afternoon, but finished third out of three teams in the Gustie Triangular. UW-La Crosse won the meet with a team score of 180.950, while the Hamline Pipers took second with 176.325. The host Gusties rounded out the competition with a mark of 171.650.
The Gustavus men's basketball team extended its winning streak to five games with a hard-fought 67-59 win over Saint Mary's in Winona on Saturday afternoon. Phil Wirtjes and Dan Schmidtknecht each scored 13 points to lead the Gusties who improved to 11-5 overall and 9-2 in the MIAC.
Sophomore forward Megan Wanecke scored twice including the game-winner at the 12:18 mark of the third period to spark the Gustavus women's hockey team to a hard-fought 2-1 win over St. Ben's in St. Peter on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties improve to 10-2-1 overall and 7-1-0 in conference play.
Gustavus returned to MIAC play with a convincing 8-1 win over St. Ben’s in St. Cloud. The Gusties led 1-0 after one period and 3-0 after two periods before exploding for five goals in the third period on their way to the impressive victory.
The Gustavus men's hockey team used a strong second period to skate to a 5-1 victory over Saint John's on Friday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Shael Hechter led the team with three points on a goal and two assists, as five different Gustavus players scored a goal in the game. Gustavus improves to 5-2-2 in the MIAC and 11-5-2 overall with the victory, while Saint John’s falls to 2-5-0 in the MIAC and 3-13-0 overall.
The Gustavus men's hockey team will take on Saint John's in a home/away series this weekend. The first place Gusties will take on the Johnnies at 7:05 p.m. on Friday in St. Peter, and 2:05 p.m. on Saturday in St. Cloud, Minn.
The Gustavus men's basketball team extended its win streak to four games with a convincing 85-72 win over Bethel on Wednesday night in St. Peter. Dan Schmidtknecht led the Gusties in scoring with 17 points.
The Gustavus women's basketball team defeated Bethel 77-64 on Wednesday night in Arden Hills. Ava Perry led the Gusties with 16 points, while Abby Rothenbuehler added 15. Gustavus improves to 7-5 in the MIAC and 8-7 overall.
Gustavus gymnast Danielle Thibodeau turned in a strong performance for the Gustie gymnastics team at UW-Oshkosh on Saturday as the Gusties posted a team score of 163.675 to finish third out of three teams. Thibodeau finished third in the All-Around competition with a total of 34.525.