‘Men’s Sports’ Category
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams are ready to compete in the 2017 MIAC Championships on Thursday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, which runs through Saturday. Last season, the women finished as the runner-up with 693 points while the men earned a fourth place finish with 468 points.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team Monday couldn’t hold on to a second half lead at Bethel, losing 66-62 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. The Gusties led by seven points nearly halfway through the second half, but the Royals went on a 12-3 run over a three-minute span and held on for the slim victory. The Gusties fall to 5-19 overall and 5-14 in the MIAC, while the Royals improve to 18-6 overall and 14-5 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set for its final road test of the season today as it travels to Bethel University for a 7 p.m. tipoff at the Robertson Center Gym. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 5-18 overall record and 5-13 mark in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after a 90-65 loss at Saint John’s on Saturday, while the Royals are 17-6 overall and 13-5 in the league after an 83-62 win at Augsburg.
The Gustavus men's tennis team opened its spring season home opener with three wins Saturday at the Swanson Tennis Center. The No. 20-ranked Gusties defeated the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 7-2, earned its first conference win over Hamline University 8-1, followed by a 9-0 win over the University of Northwestern-St. Paul to improve its record to 4-2 overall on the season.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team completed the series sweep over Bethel Saturday at Don Roberts Ice Rink with a 3-0 shutout victory. The win marks the first shutout for the Gusties in two seasons and first sweep since Feb. 2014. Gustavus improves to 4-15-4 overall and 3-10-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Royals drop to 2-19-2 overall and 1-11-2 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams competed at Carleton’s Meet of the Hearts Saturday. The men’s team took second place out of seven teams with 168.5 points, while the women took fifth of eight with 72 points. Hamline won the women’s side with 169 points, while Carleton won the men's side with 170.5 points.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team couldn’t contain the hot shooting of Saint John’s Saturday afternoon, losing 90-65 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest. The Johnnies shot 59.3 percent from the field, including 57.7 percent (15-26) from three-point range in the decisive victory. The loss drops the Gusties to 5-18 overall and 5-13 in the MIAC, while the Johnnies improve to 15-7 overall and 11-6 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team erupted for a season-high six goals from six different skaters Friday in a 6-2 win over Bethel. The win moves the Gusties to 3-15-4 overall and 2-10-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Royals fall to 2-18-2 overall and 1-10-2 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams are set to compete at Carleton’s Meet of the Hearts Saturday in Northfield, Minn. The meet, held at the Carleton Recreation Center, begins at 10:30 a.m.
The No. 20-ranked Gustavus men's tennis team is set to host matches against the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, MIAC foe Hamline University, and the University of Northwestern-St. Paul Saturday in its spring season home opener.