Archive for February, 2014

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The Drive For Five Acheived, Women’s Swimming & Diving Wins Fifth Straight MIAC Championship

Photo courtesy of the MIAC. Minneapolis – The Gustavus Adophus women’s swimming and diving team went into the 2014 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletics Conference Championships with a business-like attitude and over the course of the three-day meet was surgical in its execution.  From the beginning of the season, the slogan “Drive For Five” graced the walls […]

Women’s Tennis Opens Season With 7-0 Loss To Drake

Des Moines, Iowa – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s tennis team opened its 2014 season with an 8-0 loss to Division I Drake University on Saturday afternoon at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.  With the loss, the Gusties begin the season with a record of 0-1. Drake got straight set wins from all six singles positions, […]

Men Fifth, Women Sixth After Day One Of Nordic Skiing NCAA Central Region Championships

Houghton, Mich. – The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams competed in the first of the two-day NCAA Central Region Championships on Saturday.  The afternoon’s race involved the Classic technique and saw the Gustie men to a fifth place standing, while the women sit sixth.  Scott Williams (Jr., Maple Grove, Minn.) was the men’s […]

Strong First Half Propels Men’s Basketball Past Saint Mary’s 79–59

Coleman Sweeney drives past a Saint Mary's defender in Saturday's win. (Photo courtesy of Bridget Larson - Sport Pix) St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s basketball team opened up a 15-point lead (23-8) midway through the first half and would never look back in a 79-59 win over Saint Mary’s University on Saturday afternoon […]

Women’s Basketball Falls 69-62 To Saint Mary’s In Overtime On Senior Day

Britta Rinke scored 23 points on Senior Day in Gustavus's overtime loss to Saint Mary's. St. Peter, Minn. – With less than one second left on the clock in the second half, Lindsey Johnson (So., Edina, Minn.) banked in a desperation basket from beyond the arc to tie the game 58-58 and send the two […]

Women’s Hockey Falls To No. 8 St. Thomas 3-1, Remains Tied For Conference Lead

Mendota Heights, Minn. – After defeating St. Thomas 5-1 last night at Don Roberts Ice Rink, the Gustavus women’s hockey team could not complete the sweep, falling to the Tommies 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at St. Thomas Ice Arena. Trailing 2-0 after two periods, the Gusties got on the scoreboard with a power play goal […]

Men’s Swimming & Diving Moves Into Fourth After Day Two Of MIAC Championships

Minneapolis – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s swimming and diving team turned in a much improved performance on the second day of the 2014 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships being held over the weekend at the Aquatic Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota.  The Gusties scored 202.5 points on day two of competition, […]

Men’s Basketball Looks To Keep Rolling, Hosts Saint Mary’s Saturday

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s basketball team will look for its fourth straight win on Saturday when it hosts Saint Mary’s University at Gus Young Court.  Saturday’s opening tip is set for 3:00 p.m., directly following the women’s game. Gustavus enters the weekend with a record of 15-8 overall and 12-6 in the MIAC […]

Women’s Swimming & Diving Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down, Leads After Day Two Of MIAC Championships

Minneapolis – After taking a commanding lead with a 287-point day one showing at the 2014 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, the Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team upped the ante and showed no signs of slowing down with an even more impressive day two.  The Gusties tallied 309.5 points on Friday to build on […]

Late Third Period Goal Sinks Men’s Hockey, Falls 4-2 To St. Thomas

Mendota Heights, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s hockey team saw its 11-game conference unbeaten-streak come to an end in heartbreaking fashion against the University of St. Thomas on Friday night at the St. Thomas Ice Arena.  After battling back from a two-goal deficit to tie the game at 2-2 early in the third period, […]