Archive for February, 2018

Gymnastics Finishes Regular Season With Weekend Dual Meets

The Gustavus gymnastics team is set to wrap up its regular season campaign with two upcoming Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual matches. The Gusties host Winona State University Friday night prior to heading to Hamline University Sunday afternoon.

Women’s Basketball Travels To Saint Ben’s For MIAC Playoff Semifinal Showdown

The Gustavus women’s basketball team continues Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs Thursday at Saint Benedict. Tipoff for the semifinal game is 7 p.m. at the Claire Lynch Hall with a trip to the MIAC title game on the line. The No. 3 seed Gusties advanced to the semifinals with a 65-38 win over St. Catherine on Tuesday, while the No. 2 seed Blazers received a first round bye.  

Gustavus Set To Host ITA Division III National Men’s Team Indoor Championships

Gustavus Adolphus College is set to host the 18th annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Division III Indoor Championships Feb. 23-25 at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minnesota. Eight of the top 16 teams in NCAA Division III men’s tennis will square off to determine the 2018 ITA National Indoor Champion.

Track & Field Set For MIAC Indoor Championships

The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams are set to compete at the MIAC Indoor Championships this weekend, hosted by Macalester College at Leonard Center in St. Paul, Minn. The heptathlon and pentathlon take place Thursday and Friday, while the field and track events are Friday and Saturday. Last season, the Gustie men took ninth place with 41 points, while the women took 11th with nine points.

Dominant Defense Guides Women’s Hoops To 65-38 Win Over St. Kate’s To Open Playoffs

A suffocating first half defensive performance by the Gustavus women’s basketball team Tuesday set the tone as it cruised to a 65-38 win over St. Catherine in a MIAC playoff quarterfinal game. The Gusties held the Wildcats to eight points in the first quarter and just three points in the second for a total of 11 after 20 minutes of play – the fewest points allowed in any half all season long. With the win, the Gusties advance to the semifinal round Thursday night at No. 2 seed Saint Benedict.

O’Neil Named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete Of The Week

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week awards this afternoon, with Michael O'Neil (So., Edina, Minn.) receiving the accolade.

Stowell Earns MIAC Women’s Track Athlete Of The Week Accolade

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its Women’s Track & Field Athlete of the Week awards this afternoon, with McKayla Stowell (Jr., Le Sueur, Minn.) earning the track athlete of the week honor.

Women’s Basketball Hosts St. Kate’s In MIAC Playoff Quarterfinal

The Gustavus women’s basketball team begins Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs Tuesday at home against St. Catherine. The No. 3 seed Gusties finished the regular season 20-5 overall and 14-4 in the MIAC, while the No. 6 seed Wildcats finished 12-13 overall and 8-10 in the league.

Men’s Hockey Hosts MIAC Playoff Quarterfinal Versus Concordia

The Gustavus men’s hockey team is set to open the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoffs, hosting a quarterfinal matchup against Concordia College Thursday evening. The No. 4 seeded Gusties (10-12-3, 9-7 MIAC) take on the No. 5 seeded Cobbers (10-12-3, 7-8-1 MIAC) at 7:05 p.m. from Don Roberts Ice Rink.

Softball Celebrates 50th Season This Year

The Gustavus softball team has reached a special milestone this year as the program celebrates its 50th season at the College. Gustavus softball started in 1969 under the direction of Hall of Fame coach Gretchen Koehler and has evolved into a perpetual contender in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.