Archive for JJ Akin '11
The Gustavus women's hockey team was featured on Fox Sports North on Saturday, February 12, as part of the network's coverage of Hockey Day Minnesota. Fox Sports North reporter Ann Carroll interviewed several players about what it means to be a Golden Gustie hockey player. The segment also briefly focused on the family connection within the team - Coach Mike Carroll's assistant coach is his brother Steve. The coaches' niece, Molly Carroll, is a junior captain for the Gusties.
The Gustie women's track and field team continued its indoor season with a win at Carleton's Meet of Hearts, held on Saturday, February 12, in Northfield. Gustavus posted eight first-place finishes on the day to win the meet with a total of 198 points.
The Gustavus men's track and field team captured first place in six events while posting a team score of 181 to win Carleton's Meet of Hearts on Saturday, February 12, in Northfield. Blair Riegel led the Gusties, winning three events on the day.
The Gustavus women's basketball suffered a 65-58 loss to St. Thomas on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties struggled from the floor, shooting 30.4-percent in the game. Four Gusties scored in double-figures, while St. Thomas' Taylor Young recorded a game-high 18 points. Gustavus falls to 14-9 overall and 13-7 in the MIAC
The Gustavus Women's hockey team defeated Hamline 2-1 in overtime on Friday night in St. Peter. The winning goal was scored by Lindsey Hjelm at the 2:54 mark to move the Gusties to 13-3-3 overall and 9-2-2 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus softball team kicked off its 2011 season with a trip to Oahu, Hawaii, where they played six games on their seven day trip to the Hawaiian Islands. The Gusties posted a 2-4 record on the trip while playing against NCAA Division II competition.
First year Blair Riegel led the Gustavus Men's Track and Field team with a pair of second place finishes in the long jump and triple jump at the Ted Nelson Classic held this past weekend at MSU, Mankato.
The Gustavus Men's Track and Field team competed January 28th and 29th at the MSU Open in Mankato. The Gusties posted six top-ten finishes against a field that included teams from NCAA Divisions II and III.