‘Women’s Sports’ Category
After opening its season with two straight wins, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team suffered its first loss on Saturday when it fell 76-61 to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Gus Young Court. The loss drops the Gusties to 2-1 on the season, while UW-River Falls stays perfect at 4-0 in 2015.
Following Friday evening's 2-2 tie with Augsburg College in Minneapolis, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey team took care of business Saturday with a 4-1 victory over the Auggies at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Senior forward Allison Eder-Zdechlik (Stillwater, Minn.) tallied the Gustie's second hat trick of the season in the victory, which pushed Gustavus to 2-1-2 overall and 2-1-1 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are set to host the second annual Grace Goblirsch Memorial Invitational on Saturday at the Vic Gustafson Pool. Gustavus feels privileged to host the Race For Grace, which honors former Gustie swimmer Grace Goblirsch who passed away on August 23, 2013 after losing a courageous eight-month battle with acute myelogenous leukemia.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team put together another strong second half showing and earned a 72-67 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Stout on Friday evening at Gus Young Court. The win pushes the Gusties to 2-0 overall, while the Blue Devils fall to 2-1 overall.
The Gustavus women’s hockey team skated to a 2-2 tie against Augsburg College on Friday night, moving to 2-1-2 overall and 1-1-1 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team will begin its 2015-16 home schedule this weekend when it hosts the Gustavus Classic at Gus Young Court on Friday and Saturday. Four teams will participate in the tournament, including Gustavus, Simpson College, UW-River Falls, and UW-Stout.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s hockey team is set to take on Augsburg College in a home-home series this Friday and Saturday. Gustavus heads into the weekend with an overall record of 2-1-1 and MIAC mark of 1-1-0, while Augsburg enters the series at 3-1-0 overall and 2-0-0 in the conference. Friday’s game will be played at Ed Saugestad Rink on the Augsburg campus in Minneapolis, with faceoff set for 7 p.m., while Saturday’s game will be played at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter at 2 p.m.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced Wednesday its Elite 22 Award winners and Gustavus Adolphus sophomore midfielder Sophie Leininger (Plymouth, Minn.) has been named the conference’s recipient of the honor for women’s soccer.
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Tuesday announced its 35th annual All-America teams for NCAA Division III and Gustavus Adolphus College senior middle hitter Alyssa Taylor (Trimont, Minn.) has been named to the Third Team. Taylor becomes just the fifth Gustie to earn All-America honors, and first since 1986, in the 47-year history of the program. Taylor joins Amy LeClaire-Sachs (1984) Linn Erickson (1985, ’86), Valerie Flom (1985, ’86) and Deborah Jungwirth (1986) as the only Gusties to be named All-America.
Trailing 36-35 at halftime, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team was able to make adjustments at halftime and take the second half by storm, eventually coming away with a 79-59 season opening victory at Martin Luther College on Monday evening.