‘Women’s Sports’ Category
The Gustavus gymnastics team is set to take on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse at 6:30 p.m. tonight in a dual meet. The Gusties are 1-3 in dual meets this season, while the Eagles have won five of six meets this year, including a first place finish at the 35th Annual Gershon/McLellan Invitation last Friday in La Crosse, Wis.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s hockey team takes on Bethel University this weekend in a home-away series. The Gusties travel to Blaine, Minn. on Friday, Feb. 12 for a 7 p.m. game at Schwan Super Rink, and return home to Don Roberts Ice Rink on Saturday, Feb. 13 for a 2 p.m. game at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Gustavus enters the series with a 8-9-4 overall record, and 7-4-3 mark in the MIAC, while Bethel comes into the series at 10-9-2 overall and 8-4-2 in the league.
After leading by six going into halftime, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team more than sextupled that lead by game's end and came away with a 77-40 victory over St. Olaf College on Wednesday evening at Gus Young Court. The win clinches the Gusties a spot in the six-team MIAC Playoffs that begin Feb. 23 and moves them to 11-4 in the conference and 16-6 overall. With the loss, the Oles fall to 7-8 in the league and 12-10 overall.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team takes on MIAC foe St. Olaf College on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Gus Young Court, with tipoff set for 7 p.m. The Gusties enter the game with a 15-6 overall record and 10-4 mark in the conference, while the Oles come into the game at 12-9 overall and 7-7 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving proved once again that it is one of the top college teams in the region regardless of division with a strong showing at the University of Minnesota's Minnesota Challenge. Sophomore standout Kate Reilly (Hastings, Minn. / Minnesota Virtual Academy) led the Gusties with seven top-10 finishes, including three strong individual performances and a quartet of outstanding relay finishes. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Reilly Tuesday with her second MIAC Women's Swimming and Diving Athlete-of-the-Week award of the 2015-16 season.
Gustavus gymnast Alex Kopp (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) has earned Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Gymnastics All-Around Athlete of the Week honors for the second time this season after posting a career-high score in a dual meet against UW-Whitewater last Saturday. Kopp led the Golden Gusties on each event, finishing with a career-high in the all-around, bars and balance beam. Kopp placed seventh on bars with a 9.125. On the balance beam, her 9.525 earned her a second-place finish on the event and the 14th-highest mark all-time for Gustavus. In the all-around, Kopp complied a 37.425, the ninth-best all-around score by a gymnast in program history.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams turned in multiple impressive performances Saturday at the Minnesota Challenge, hosted by the University of Minnesota. After 10 events last night, the meet concluded today with 30 more events.
The Gustavus Adolphus College indoor track and field teams competed in the Ted Nelson Classic held Saturday at Meyers Field House located on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato. Against a field comprised of both NCAA Division II and III institutions, four Gusties posted top-five performances.
After dropping a narrow loss to No. 11 St. Thomas this past Wednesday, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team was seeking a bounceback effort when it hit the floor with Concordia College on Saturday at Memorial Auditorium. It got just that, taking a 75-72 overtime thriller over the Cobbers to move into a third place tie with Concordia in the MIAC standings. Both teams are now 10-4 in the league and two games behind St. Thomas and Saint Mary's which are both 12-2.
The Gustavus gymnastics team dropped a WIAC dual meet 189.100-178.750 to UW-Whitewater on Saturday evening. The loss moves the Gusties to 1-3 in dual meets, while the Warhawks improve to 2-1.