Archive for January, 2012


Unbeaten Season Comes To An End, UW-Superior Upsets Women’s Hockey 5-1

Aspirations of an unbeaten season for the Gustavus women’s hockey team came to end Tuesday night in Superior, Wis. as No. 10 University of Wisconsin-Superior upset the fifth-ranked Gusties 5-1. Gustavus falls to 14-1-2 overall with its first loss since its 2010-11 campaign ended in the third place game of the NCAA Championships, while Superior improves to 12-5-2 on the year.


Track & Field Athlete Erica Roelofs Featured On MIAC’s Student-Athlete Spotlight

Gustavus Adolphus senior cross country and track & field athlete Erica Roelofs (Vernon Center, Minn.) has been featured on the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Student-Athlete Spotlight.  The Spotlight highlights student-athletes from across the conference each Tuesday and Thursday. Roelofs, a graduate of Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial, will graduate this spring with a degree in Health and […]


Another Top 10 Battle Tuesday As Women’s Hockey Travels To UW-Superior

The Gustavus women’s hockey team is set to take on the University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets on Tuesday night in Superior, Wis. The Gusties come into the match-up ranked No. 5 in the nation, and No. 1 in the West Region, according to the latest United States College Hockey Online ( poll with a 14-0-2 overall record and 9-0-1 mark in the MIAC. Superior is ranked No. 10 in the poll - 4th in the West - with an 11-5-2 overall mark and 10-3-1 record in the NCHA.


Sam Opsahl Named WIAC Gymnastics Specialist-Of-The-Week

Gustavus Adolphus junior gymnast Sam Opsahl (Forest Lake, Minn.) has been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Gymnastics Specialist-of-the-Week for her performance at the John Zuerlein Invitational hosted by UW-Stout on Saturday, Jan. 27. Ophsahl recorded three finishes inside the top-10 at the four-team meet.  The junior broke out with the best performance of her […]


Men’s Basketball Continues Hot Shooting, Defeats Augsburg 73-63

Minneapolis – After picking up a big win over St. Thomas on Saturday and moving into a tie for first place in the conference standings, the Gustavus men’s basketball team refused to have a letdown after a short turnaround on Monday night against Augsburg.  The Gusties were able to build a 23-point lead in a […]


Women’s Basketball Back On Track, Tops Augsburg 63-58

The Gustavus women’s basketball team got back in the win column Monday night in St. Peter, Minn. with a 63-58 victory over Augsburg. The Gusties improve to 16-3 overall and 14-2 in the MIAC, while the Auggies fall to 11-8 overall and 8-8 in conference action.


Nordic Skiers Show Improvement At Battle Creek Super Tour

The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams competed in the Battle Creek Super Tour on Saturday and Sunday in Lake Elmo, Minn. The men came away with a third place finish with 84 combined points, while the women took fourth with 66 points.


Women’s Basketball Seeking Return To Win Column Tonight Against Augsburg

After a tough setback to MIAC-leading St. Thomas on Saturday, the Gustavus women's basketball team is back in action tonight at home against Augsburg. Tip-off at Gus Young Court is set for 7:30 p.m. The Gusties come in as the No. 2 team in the conference at 13-2 and 15-3 overall, while the Auggies are 8-7 in the MIAC and 11-7 overall.


Men’s Basketball Looks To Build On Momentum At Augsburg Monday Night

After a short turnaround, the Gustavus men’s basketball team hits the road for an MIAC test against third place Augsburg.  Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. in Minneapolis. The Gusties enter Monday’s game in a tie for first place in the conference standings alongside St. Thomas with an MIAC mark of 10-3 and an overall […]


Women’s Hockey Battles Back To Tie Concordia 3-3

For the first time in seven games dating back to Dec. 6, 2011, the No. 4 Gustavus women’s hockey team found itself behind on the scoreboard Saturday afternoon in Moorhead, Minn. But that didn’t deter the Gusties as they battled back from a 3-1 deficit late in the third period and skated to a 3-3 tie with ninth-ranked Concordia.