‘Men’s Sports’ Category
The Gustavus men’s basketball team hopes to get back to its winning ways Saturday as its squares off against Concordia College at 1 p.m. for game two of the season series. The Cobbers won game one of the series 82-74 on Jan. 2 in St. Peter. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 9-11 overall record and 6-9 mark in the MIAC, while the Cobbers are 13-7 overall and 10-5 in the league. Gustavus has won four of its last five games, while Concordia has won eight of its last nine.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams kicked off the Minnesota Challenge - hosted by the University of Minnesota - with 10 events on Friday evening at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team kept it close with Saint Mary’s for 57 minutes on Friday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink, but a pair of late-game goals gave the Cardinals a 4-1 victory. The loss drops the Gusties to 4-12-4 overall and 3-6-2 in the MIAC, while the Cardinals improve to 9-11-2 overall and 6-6-1 in the league.
The Gustavus track and field teams are set to participate in the Ted Nelson Classic, hosted by the Minnesota State University, Mankato, on Saturday at the Myers Fieldhouse. Participating teams include Augustana, Carleton, Concordia, Gustavus, Iowa Central, Mary, Minnesota State, Minot State, Sioux Falls, South Dakota State, Southwest State, St. Cloud State, St. Olaf and UW-La Crosse. Field events begin at 11 a.m. and track events begin at 11:30 a.m.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey team is set for an extremely important MIAC series against Saint Mary's University this weekend. The Gusties enter the series with a 4-11-4 overall record and 3-5-2 mark (11 points) in the MIAC, while the Cardinals are 8-11-2 overall and 5-6-1 (16 points) in the league. A Gustavus series sweep would move the Gusties one point ahead of the Cardinals, and at the very least, into sixth place. By adding an Augsburg sweep over Hamline (15 points), Gustavus would then move into fifth place, and the final playoff spot, with two weekends remaining in the regular season.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams are set to compete in their last meet of the regular season Friday and Saturday at the Minnesota Challenge, hosted by the University of Minnesota at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center. The meet begins at 6 p.m. Friday and resumes at 12 p.m. Saturday.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team suffered an 87-72 loss to No. 5 St. Thomas on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game win streak. The Gusties fall to 9-11 overall and 6-9 in the MIAC, while the Tommies extend their win streak to 14 with an overall record of 18-1 and a 13-1 mark in the league.
Gustavus track and field athletes Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) and Ed ReMine (Jr., Mantorville, Minn.), and Head Coach Dale Bahr joined the voice of the Golden Gusties Tom Wheeler on Saturday morning for the Gustie Spotlight, which aired on AM 860 KNUJ.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team begins a three-game road trip with a tough test at 7 p.m. Wednesday at No. 5-ranked St. Thomas. The Tommies won game one of the series 71-53 on Jan. 6 in St. Peter. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 9-10 overall record and 6-8 mark in the MIAC, while the Tommies are 17-1 overall and 12-1 in the league. Gustavus is trying to extend a four-game winning streak, while St. Thomas has won 13 straight.
Junior gymnast Alex Kopp (Long Lake, Minn.) and senior men’s basketball player Gary Cooper (Detroit, Mich.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College January Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.