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The men’s and women’s nordic ski teams turned in a set of solid performances at the Mayor’s Challenge SuperTour being held this weekend at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, Minn. Competing in the freestyle event on Saturday afternoon, the Gustie women placed sixth amongst the nine Central Collegiate Ski Association teams at the event while the men placed seventh.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams wrapped up competition at the Hilltop Invitational in style on Sunday with several noteworthy races landing the teams in third and fifth place, respectively, in the overall standings for the classic event.
After the first day of competition at the Central Collegiate Ski Association's Hilltop Invitational, the Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams have both provided promising races in spite of the stiff level of competition. The men’s team skied its way to a fifth place finish in the 10K Freestyle and the women placed sixth in the 5K Freestyle.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams turned in impressive performances in Sunday’s Saint’s Invite in Collegeville, Minn.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams each sent two participants to Rumford, Maine for the U.S. Nordic Skiing Championships that took place January 5-6. Jens Brabbit put himself in good position to qualify for the NCAA Championships with an 85th place finish in the 15 kilometer classic race.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team saw its home opener slip away in the closing seconds of the third period in a tightly contested 4-3 loss to UW-Eau Claire on Friday evening in St. Peter, Minn.
The Gustavus men’s soccer team saw its seven game unbeaten streak come to an end against #8 ranked U-W Whitewater with a 1-0 loss on Sunday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties were able to hold U-W Whitewater scoreless until the 73rd minute of the match, when a hard kick in front of the Gustavus goal found the corner of the net to give the Warhawks a lead that they never relinquished.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team jumped to a 1-0 lead over defending MIAC champion Concordia College in the first half and seemed poised for an upset, but the Cobbers rallied for two goals in the second half to claim a 2-1 victory in St. Peter, Minn. on Saturday afternoon.
The Gustavus men’s soccer team halted its two-game losing skid in dramatic fashion Saturday afternoon by beating Nebraska Wesleyan University 5-1 in non-conference play.
The Gustavus Volleyball team lost a tightly contested match to the College of St. Scholastica by a score of 1-3 (25-22, 22-25, 20-25, 22-25) on the first night of the Gustavus Classic, which was played in the Lund Center in St. Peter, Minn.