‘Men’s Hockey’ Category
Remarkably, student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) keep finding ways to achieve both in their chosen sports and in the classroom at ever-improving rates. For the first time in MIAC history, the conference recognized more than 1,000 student-athletes with Academic All-Conference honors. Gustavus has 58 student-athletes recognized as Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its men’s hockey postseason awards Monday and Gustavus is represented by first-year goaltender Chris Amsden (St. Peter, Minn.) as a member of the All-Rookie Team.
It was a fight to end Saturday night at Oscar Johnson Arena, but the Gustavus men’s hockey team was unable to come out on top, losing 6-3 to Hamline University in its final game of the season. The Gusties conclude their 2015-16 campaign with a 6-14-5 overall record and 5-8-3 mark in the MIAC.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey team tied Hamline University 1-1 Friday night, but dropped a point with a shootout loss at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Although the first two periods went scoreless, both teams scored in the third, ending regulation 1-1, but a shootout goal gave the Pipers the second point in the league standings. The loss brings Gustavus to 6-13-5 overall and 5-7-3 in the conference, while Hamline moves to 8-11-6 overall and 5-8-3 in the league.
It all comes down to the final weekend of the regular season. The Gustavus men’s hockey team is playing for the fifth and final spot in the MIAC Playoffs in a home-away series against Hamline University this weekend. Both teams are tied with 17 points in the league standings, but the Gusties hold the current tiebreaker with a higher winning percentage. Gustavus is 5-7-2 (.429) in the MIAC, while the Pipers are 5-8-1 (.393) in the league. Both teams are trying to catch St. Olaf (19 points), which is in position to fill the final playoff slot. The Oles face St. Thomas this weekend to determine their playoff fate.
Five former Gustavus hockey players are members of the U.S. Bandy Women's National Team, which competes in the World Championship this weekend in Roseville, Minn.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey team was shutout 3-0 by the Bethel University Royals Saturday night at Bethel University Arena-National Sports Center. Bethel played a consistent game, scoring once each period, leading to its three-point victory. The loss brings Gustavus to 6-13-4 overall and 5-7-2 in the MIAC, while Bethel improves to 3-18-2 overall and 2-12-0 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey team skated to a 5-2 victory over the Bethel University Royals on Friday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink. The game was tied 1-1 after the first frame, but the Gusties took off, scoring two second period goals, and netted another two in the third, earning a three-goal win over the Royals. The win brings Gustavus to 6-12-4 overall and 5-6-2 in the conference, while Bethel falls to 2-18-2 overall and 1-12-0 in the league.
The Gustavus men's hockey team is aiming to keep its playoff hopes alive this weekend with a home-away series against Bethel University. Tonight's game at Don Roberts Ice Rink begins at 7:05 p.m. and Saturday's game at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn. begins at 7 p.m. The Gusties enter the series with a 5-12-4 overall record and 4-6-2 mark in the MIAC, while the Royals are 2-17-2 overall and 1-11-0 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team evened the series with Saint Mary’s University on Saturday night, claiming a 5-2 victory. With the win, the Gusties gain three points in the MIAC standings with a 4-6-2 league record and a 5-12-4 mark overall.