Archive for December, 2011

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Adam Smyth named MIAC Player-of-the-Week after scoring four goals on Saturday at Lawrence. 

Adam Smyth Honored By MIAC As Men’s Hockey Player-Of-The-Week

Gustavus Adolphus sophomore forward Adam Smyth (Burnsville, Minn.) has been named MIAC Men’s Hockey Athlete-of-the-Week for his play this weekend.  Smyth had a breakout performance on Saturday night against Lawrence University, scoring four goals in Gustavus’ 5-3 victory over the Vikings.  The Gusties extended their winning-streak to four games with back-to-back 5-3 wins over Concordia […]


No. 6 Women’s Hockey Takes On No. 9 UW-Superior Tuesday Night

The Gustavus women’s hockey team is set to take on the University of Wisconsin-Superior on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Don Roberts Ice Rink in its second consecutive match-up against a nationally ranked team.

Senior Anders Bowman 

Nordic Skiing Completes First Competition At Wolverine Ski Challenge

The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams competed in their first official competition of the season on Saturday and Sunday at the Wolverine Ski Challenge in Ironwood, Mich.

Adam Smyth became the first Gustavus hockey player to score four goals since David Martinson did so in 2009. 

Adam Smyth Scores Four Goals, Men’s Hockey Defeats Lawrence 5-3

The Gustavus men’s hockey team extended its winning-streak to four games thanks in large part to a four-goal performance by sophomore Adam Smyth on Saturday night in Appleton, Wis.  The Gusties capped off its weekend series in Wisconsin with a 5-3 victory over Lawrence University, improving to 6-4-2 overall on the season. Smyth became the […]

Ben Biewen led the Gusties with 18 points in Saturday's loss to St. Olaf. 

St. Olaf Uses Strong Start To Cruise Past Men’s Basketball 82-59

The Gustavus men’s basketball team saw its two-game winning streak come to an end with an 82-59 loss at St. Olaf on Saturday afternoon in Northfield, Minn.  Ole Bobby Fong scored a game-high 31 points on 12-of-21 shooting to lead the way.  Gustavus drops to 4-3 overall and 3-2 in the MIAC with the loss, […]

Gustavus junior guard Steph Comer closely defends Brianna Barrett of Saint Ben's. 

Women’s Basketball Wins Third-Straight 81-64 Over Saint Ben’s

The Gustavus women’s basketball team jumped out to an early lead Saturday afternoon and never looked back en route to a 81-64 victory over Saint Benedict in St. Peter, Minn.

Zach May registered his second two-goal game of the season in the win over Concordia. 

Big First Period Propels Men’s Hockey Past Concordia (Wis.) 5-3

The Gustavus men’s hockey team kicked off its weekend trip in eastern Wisconsin with a 5-3 victory over Concordia University on Friday night in Cedarburg, Wis.  The Gusties used a three-goal first period on the way to their third road win of the season.  Gustavus improves to 5-4-2 overall with the win while Concordia drops […]

Alissa Tinklenberg 

Alissa Tinklenberg And Jon Carlson Highlight Gustie Spotlight This Week

Gustavus Adolphus sophomore women’s swimmer Alissa Tinklenberg (Willmar, Minn.) and head swimming and diving coach Jon Carlson join Tom Wheeler of KNUJ AM 860 for this week’s edition of the Gustie Spotlight. Wheeler, the radio voice of the Golden Gusties, conducts interviews with a different member of the Gustavus Athletics Department throughout the winter season.  […]

Mark Jackson and the rest of the Gustavus men's hockey team will head back to Eastern Wisconsin to take on Concordia and Lawrence 

Men’s Hockey Heads Back On The Road To Face Concordia (Wis.) and Lawrence This Weekend

The Gustavus men’s hockey team will head to eastern Wisconsin for its second road series of the season in the Badger State.  Gustavus will match up against a pair of opponents representing the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association on this trip.  The Gusties will kick off the weekend on Friday night at 8:00 p.m. against Concordia […]

Eli Benz led the Gusties with 12 points Wednesday night against Augsburg. 

Women’s Basketball Tops Augsburg 58-48

The Gustavus women’s basketball team erased an early deficit and battled back for a 58-48 victory over Augsburg on Wednesday night in Minneapolis. The Gusties ended their three-game road trip with consecutive wins and move to 3-1 in the MIAC and 5-2 overall.