‘Women’s Sports’ Category
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Monday afternoon announced the 64-team field for its Division III Women’s Basketball Championship and No. 13 Gustavus (25-2) is selected to face No. 12 DePauw University (26-2) in the first round at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
The Gustavus gymnastics team competed in the Best of Minnesota meet Sunday, hosted by the University of Minnesota, and took fourth place with a total of 184.550. The annual meet features all four collegiate gymnastics teams in the state of Minnesota.
The Gustavus women's basketball team fell by a score of 66-49 to the University of St. Thomas Sunday afternoon in the MIAC Playoff Championship game, suffering its second loss of the season to move its record to 25-2 overall.
The Gustavus softball team began the 2017 campaign with two wins in a non-conference doubleheader Saturday evening at the Rochester Regional Dome. The Gusties defeated Dominican University 5-0 and Martin Luther College 8-0, backed by two complete game pitching performances.
The No. 13/17-ranked and MIAC No. 2 seed Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team is set to take on the No. 2/3-ranked and No. 1 seed University of St. Thomas Sunday afternoon for the MIAC Playoff Championship.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams concluded competition at the MIAC Indoor Championships Saturday at the University of St. Thomas. The men took ninth place with 41 points, while the women took 11 place with nine points. St. Thomas won both the men’s and women’s competition with 180 and 195.5 points, respectively.
The Gustavus women's hockey team fell by a score of 3-2 in the overtime period to the University of St. Thomas Saturday afternoon, ending its season in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoff Semifinals.
The No. 36 ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team shut out Bethel 9-0 Saturday in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match. The win keeps the Gusties unbeaten at 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC, while Bethel falls to 6-2 overall and 1-2 in the league.
The Gustavus gymnastics team competed in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual meet Friday against the University of Wisconsin-Stout and came out on the short side of a 185.350-183.000 decision. Alex Kopp (Sr., Wayzata, Minn.) and Amanda Malo (So., Greenwood, Minn.) highlighted the Gusties performance with a pair of first place finishes. Koop took first on the vault with a score of 9.500, while Malo took first in the all-around at 36.700. The all-around first place finish is the first of Malo’s young career.
The No. 13/17-ranked Gustavus women's basketball team defeated Bethel University Friday evening by a score of 72-67 in a MIAC Playoff semifinal matchup at Gus Young Court. Miranda Rice (Jr., Forest Lake, Minn.) posted her first double-double of the season while Gustavus went 17-for-21 from the charity stripe, moving on to the MIAC Playoff Championship.