‘Men’s Sports’ Category
In a game in which it never trailed, the Gustavus Adolphus College men's basketball team earned a 71-62 victory over Saint Mary's University on Monday evening at Saint Mary's Gym. The Gusties scored the game's opening basket and saw the Cardinals tie the game twice, but did enough to put Saint Mary's away at the game's end. With the win, Gustavus improves to 7-10 overall and 4-8 in the MIAC, while Saint Mary's falls to 6-10 and 4-8 in the conference.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s basketball team takes on Saint Mary's University on Monday evening at Saint Mary's Gym. The Gusties enter the game with a 6-10 overall mark and 3-8 record in the MIAC, while Saint Mary's is currently 6-9 overall and 4-7 in the league.
It was déjà vu for the Gustavus men’s hockey team as it watched a third period lead fade away, forcing an overtime with St. Olaf on Saturday night and ending with another shootout loss. The 3-3 tie with St. Olaf moves the Gusties to 3-10-4 overall and 2-4-2 in the MIAC, along with one point in the league standings.
The Gustavus men’s swimming and diving team took second place out of eight teams at the Grinnell Invitational on Saturday. The Gusties posted a team score of 790.5, while host Grinnell took first at 1122 and Nebraska Wesleyan took third at 764.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s basketball team is back on track after three consecutive losses as it defeated Augsburg College 90-76 on Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court. The victory pushes the Gusties to 6-10 overall, and 3-8 in the MIAC, while the Auggies drop to 10-6 overall, and 5-6 in the league.
Although the Gustavus men’s hockey team led 3-1 late in the third period Friday night, St. Olaf picked up its sense of urgency in the final minute, scoring a goal with 20 seconds remaining and then put in the game-tying goal with two seconds on the clock to force overtime. Neither team was able to find the back of the net in the overtime period and the game went to a shootout. The Oles made their first and third shots to claim the shootout victory and two points in the MIAC standings. The tie gives the Gusties one point in the league standings as they move to 3-10-3 overall and 2-4-1 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus men’s swimming and diving team sits in third place out of eight teams after day one at the Grinnell Invitational. The Gusties have a team score of 400, while host Grinnell is in first with 613 points and Nebraska Wesleyan is in second with 409 points.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team is back to the friendly confines of Gus Young Court at 1 p.m. Saturday for game two of the season series against Augsburg College. Augsburg won game one of the series 79-70 on Dec. 5 in Minneapolis. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 5-10 overall record and 2-8 mark in the MIAC, while the Auggies are 10-5 overall and 5-5 in the league.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honored the league’s top performers in athletics and in the classroom with the announcement of the 2015 Fall Academic All-Conference Teams on Friday.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey team finalized its non-conference schedule last week and returns to MIAC play this weekend with an away-home series against St. Olaf College. The Gusties enter the series with a 3-10-2 overall record and 2-4 mark in the MIAC, while the Oles are 3-11-3 overall and 1-5-2 in the league. Gustavus is looking to break out of a five-game losing skid after most recently falling to UW-River Falls 3-0 last Saturday, while St. Olaf has dropped nine of its last 10 games, most recently losing to Saint John’s 7-2 last Saturday.