‘Women’s Sports’ Category
The Gustavus women’s track & field team competed at the Birdman Invite on Friday, hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato, and took third place with 95 points. Gustavus was the only Division III school in a meet that included Division II MSU-Mankato, Sioux Falls, and Augustana. MSU-Mankato won the meet with 225 points, while Sioux Falls took second with 104 points.
For the second straight meet, the Gustavus gymnastics team posted the second highest team score in program history, totaling 186.275 Friday in a triad against Division I programs Iowa State and Illinois State. Iowa State won the meet with a 195.025, while Illinois State took second at 192.700.
The No. 36-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team travels to Duluth, Minn. this weekend for a trio of non-conference matches. The Gusties face Minnesota-Duluth at 7 p.m. tonight, followed by St. Scholastica and Minnesota-Crookston at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., respectively, tomorrow. Gustavus enters the weekend with a 2-0 overall record. UM-Duluth is 3-2 overall, St. Scholastica is 4-0, and UM-Crookston is 0-3.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams will be competing at three different locations this weekend. The women will send the majority of the squad to Minnesota State University-Mankato today to compete in the Birdman Open, while a select few will travel to the University of Minnesota tomorrow for the Parents Day Invite. The men are set to compete at the St. Olaf Tostrud Open tomorrow in Northfield, Minn.
The Gustavus gymnastics team travels to Ames, Iowa today to take part in a triad against Division I schools Iowa State and Illinois State. The three-team meet begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Coliseum on the campus of Iowa State.
The Gustavus women's swimming & diving team compiled 205.5 points to sit in second place through the first two sessions and 11 events of the three-day MIAC Championships at the University of Minnesota Jean Freeman Aquatic Center.
The No. 9-ranked Gustavus women’s hockey team closes out the regular season this weekend with a series against Hamline University, with MIAC regular season championship hopes on the line. The Gusties (15-5-3, 11-2-3 MIAC) hosts the Pipers (12-10-1, 10-6 MIAC) on Friday for senior night and travels to St. Paul Saturday afternoon.
The No. 13/20-ranked Gustavus women's basketball team closed out its final regular season road game Wednesday evening at St. Catherine University, coming away with an 84-65 win to improve its record to 23-1 overall, 16-1 MIAC. The 23 wins stands as the second most wins in a season in program history.
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 No. 13/20-ranked Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team is set its final regular season road matchup Wednesday evening as they head to St. Paul, Minn. to take on St. Catherine University. The 22-1 (15-1 MIAC) Gusties are set to tip off against the 15-8 (9-7 MIAC) Wildcats at 7 p.m.