Archive for February, 2017

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Gymnastics Drops Dual Meet To UW-Stout, Scores 183.000

The Gustavus gymnastics team competed in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual meet Friday against the University of Wisconsin-Stout and came out on the short side of a 185.350-183.000 decision. Alex Kopp (Sr., Wayzata, Minn.) and Amanda Malo (So., Greenwood, Minn.) highlighted the Gusties performance with a pair of first place finishes. Koop took first on the vault with a score of 9.500, while Malo took first in the all-around at 36.700. The all-around first place finish is the first of Malo’s young career.

Women’s Hoops Downs Bethel 72-67, Advances To MIAC Playoff Championship

The No. 13/17-ranked Gustavus women's basketball team defeated Bethel University Friday evening by a score of 72-67 in a MIAC Playoff semifinal matchup at Gus Young Court. Miranda Rice (Jr., Forest Lake, Minn.) posted her first double-double of the season while Gustavus went 17-for-21 from the charity stripe, moving on to the MIAC Playoff Championship.

Men’s Track & Field Sits In Eighth Place After Friday At MIAC Championships, Women 12th

The 2017 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships continued Friday at the University of St. Thomas with a full slate of events. After the first day of team competition, the Gustavus men sit in eighth place with 25 points, while the women are in 12th with four points. St. Thomas leads both the men and women with 103 and 114 points, respectively.

Logan Bican Competes At Day One Of The Regional Championships

Gustavus men's diver Logan Bican (Fy., Monticello, Minn.) took 19th in the three-meter dive at the 2017 NCAA Division III Region 1 Diving Championships Friday.

Men’s Tennis Hosts Grinnell Saturday

The No. 20-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team is set to host Grinnell College Saturday afternoon at Swanson Tennis Center. The Gusties (8-2 overall, 2-0 MIAC) will face off against the Pioneers (3-4 overall) at 3:15 p.m.

Women’s Hockey Hosts Hamline Or St. Thomas In MIAC Playoff Semifinals

The No. 8-ranked Gustavus women’s hockey team is set to host a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoff semifinal matchup Saturday afternoon as the No. 1 seed. The Gusties (17-5-3 overall, 13-2-3 MIAC) will play either the No. 4 seed University of St. Thomas (11-10-4, 9-5-4 MIAC) or No. 5 seed Hamline University (12-12-1, 10-8 MIAC). The Tommies host the Pipers tonight in the quarterfinal game before Gustavus will face the winner tomorrow at 2 p.m.

Gustie Softball Opens 2017 Season In Rochester

The Gustavus softball team is set to open the 2017 campaign this Saturday in Rochester, Minn., faced with a non-conference doubleheader against Dominican University and Martin Luther College. Head Coach Britt Stewart in is her first season at the helm and is prepared to lead Gustavus in the program's 49th season. The Gusties are scheduled to face Dominican at 7 p.m., followed by a 9 p.m. start versus Martin Luther at the Rochester Regional Bubble.

Gymnastics Hosts UW-Stout Tonight In WIAC Dual

The Gustavus gymnastics team returns to the friendly confines of the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio tonight for a 6:30 p.m. Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual meet against the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Tonight's meet is designated as Parents Night, as all parents of Gustie gymnasts will be recognized. Gustavus enters the meet 2-6 overall and 2-2 in the WIAC, while UW-Stout is 2-5 overall and 1-2 in the league.

Women’s Basketball Hosts Bethel In MIAC Playoff Semifinal Matchup

The No. 13/17-ranked and MIAC No. 2 seed Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team opens MIAC Playoff action Friday evening, hosting a semifinal matchup against No. 3 seed Bethel University at Gus Young Court. The 24-1 (17-1 MIAC) Gusties are set to tip off against the 22-4 (16-2 MIAC) Royals at 7 p.m.

Mike Carroll Named MIAC Women’s Hockey Coach Of The Year, Three Earn All-Conference Honors

Gustavus women's hockey head coach Mike Carroll has been selected as the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Hockey Coach of the Year, highlighting the announcement of the MIAC 2016-17 awards. In addition, Amanda DiNella (So., Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.), Kaitlyn Klein (Jr., Plymouth, Minn.), and Erica Power (Jr., Lakeville, Minn.) earned spots on the All-Conference Team. Three Gusties also claimed All-Conference Honorable Mention honors.