Archive for February, 2016

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Men’s And Women’s Track & Field Set To Compete At Macalester Kilt Classic Friday

The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams have one final tune-up before next week’s MIAC Indoor Championships as they travel to St. Paul Friday to compete at Macalester’s Kilt Classic. Participating teams include Augsburg, Bethel, Gustavus, Hamline, Macalester and St. Catherine.

Eder-Zdechlik, Power Named To Women’s Hockey All-Conference Team

Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey players Allison Eder-Zdechlik (Sr., Stillwater, Minn.) and Erica Power (So., Lakeville, Minn.) were honored by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in its postseason awards that were released Thursday. In addition, first-year Erin Moes (Hastings, Minn.) garnered MIAC All-Rookie honors.

Women’s Basketball Continues Postseason Run With MIAC Semifinal Matchup At Saint Mary’s On Thursday

After earning its first playoff win since 2012 on Tuesday evening, the Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball continues its postseason run with an MIAC Playoff Semifinal matchup against Saint Mary’s University on Thursday evening in Winona, Minn. The game will be the second in three days for the Gusties after their quarterfinal win against the College of Saint Benedict on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Saint Mary’s has been off from competition since Saturday, as it earned a first-round bye thanks to its No. 2 seed in the conference playoffs.

Zach Ekstein Earns Men’s Tennis Athlete Of The Week Honors

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team came up with another decisive win in MIAC play Saturday to continue its perfect start to the 2016 season. Sophomore Zach Ekstein (Eagan, Minn.) turned in a near-perfect performance with wins at No. 2 doubles and No. 3 singles to lead the Gusties to an 8-1 conference win over St. Thomas. For his performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Ekstein Tuesday with the MIAC Men's Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week award.

Women’s Basketball Earns First Playoff Win Since 2012 With 65-40 Victory Over Saint Benedict In MIAC Quarterfinals

Playing in its first home playoff game since the 2011-12 season, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team put on a show for its home crowd, taking control from the start and eventually finishing with a 25-point, 65-40 victory over No. 6 seed College of Saint Benedict on Tuesday evening at Gus Young Court in the MIAC Playoff Quarterfinals. With the win, the No. 3 seeded Gusties advance to Thursday's semifinal round in Winona, Minn. against No. 2 seed Saint Mary's University.

Women’s Basketball Hosts MIAC Playoff Quarterfinal Matchup With Saint Benedict On Tuesday

The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team opens MIAC Playoff action on Tuesday, Feb. 23 with a matchup against the College of Saint Benedict at Gus Young Court, with tipoff set for 7 p.m. After going 14-4 in the MIAC during the regular season, Gustavus earned the No. 3 seed and the right to host its first playoff game since the 2011-12 season. Saint Benedict clinched the No. 6 seed after defeating Augsburg this past Saturday to finish 10-8 in the league.

Men’s Hockey Concludes Season With 6-3 Loss At Hamline

It was a fight to end Saturday night at Oscar Johnson Arena, but the Gustavus men’s hockey team was unable to come out on top, losing 6-3 to Hamline University in its final game of the season. The Gusties conclude their 2015-16 campaign with a 6-14-5 overall record and 5-8-3 mark in the MIAC.

Women’s Swimming & Diving Concludes MIAC Championships With Second Place Finish

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's swimming and diving team concluded its season with a second place finish at the MIAC Championships held over the weekend at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. The University of St. Thomas earned the meet championships for the first time ever, snapping Gustavus's run of six straight championships, pulling away with from the competition on day three and concluding the meet with a total of 873.5 points.

Men’s Swimming & Diving Takes Fourth At MIAC Championships

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's swimming and diving team moved up one spot on the final day of the MIAC Championships at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. After being in fifth place after yesterday's final results, the Gusties passed Carleton College today, finishing with a score of 498 compared to the Knights' 476. The University of St. Thomas earned the meet championship with a score of 932.5, while Saint John's University and St. Olaf College rounded out the top-three with 527 and 502.5 points, respectively.

Men’s Track & Field Has Strong Showing At CSB-SJU Invite

The Gustavus men’s track and field team competed at the CSB-SJU Invitational Saturday at the Donald McNeely Spectrum. A pair of first place finishes highlighted the day for the Gusties. The 4x200-meter relay team of Brandon Govan (Fy., San Antonio, Texas), Josh Curtis (Fy., Houston, Texas), Dan Trentacoste (So., Orland Park, Ill.) and Jack Blaney (Fy., Lake Elmo, Minn.) crossed the line first in 1:34.08. Ed Remine (Jr., Mantorville, Minn.) also took home a gold in the 400-meter with a time of 51.61.