The Gustavus gymnastics team competed in its final home dual meet of the season at Sponberg Gymnastics Studio on Friday night, coming away with a 183.875-181.950 loss to UW-Eau Claire. The loss drops the Gusties to 2-5 in WIAC duals, while the Blugolds improve to 3-0.
The Gustavus gymnastics team is set to host the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire at 6:30 p.m. tonight in a WIAC dual meet. The Gusties are 2-4 in duals this season, while the Blugolds are 2-0.
After posting steady team scores between 178-180 in its last three meets, the Gustavus gymnastics team broke out Sunday for a 183.400-181.725 victory over Hamline University, tying the third highest team score in program history. The Gusties posted season-high scores on the bars (44.875), beam (46.275) and floor (46.075) to improve to 2-4 in WIAC dual meets this season.
The Gustavus gymnastics team dropped a dual meet at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on Friday evening by the score of 179.475-188.250. The loss drops to the Gusties to 1-4 in WIAC dual meets this season, while the Eagles improve to a league-leading 4-0.
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.
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 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.
The Gustavus gymnastics team has a tough task Saturday as it faces off against national powerhouse UW-Whitewater in a dual meet. The meet begins at 4 p.m. against the Warhawks, who have won the NCGA Championship three of the past four years. Gustavus is most recently coming off a 179.675-179.625 defeat at UW-Stout last Friday, while UW-Whitewater lost last Friday 193.900-189.175 at Southeast Missouri State.
Junior gymnast Alex Kopp (Long Lake, Minn.) and senior men’s basketball player Gary Cooper (Detroit, Mich.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College January Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
In a sport that involves so much scoring, its hard to imagine losing by five one-hundredths of point, but the Gustavus gymnastics team came out on the short end of a 179.675-179.625 decision Friday evening against the University of Wisconsin-Stout, moving to 1-2 in WIAC dual meets this season.