‘Women’s Sports’ Category
The No. 35-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team kept its perfect record intact Saturday at the Swanson Tennis Center with a pair of 9-0 shutouts over Saint Mary’s University and Luther College. The Gusties improve to 9-0 overall and are 4-0 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
The Gustavus softball team won and lost Saturday in a non-conference doubleheader at the Osceola Softball Complex, defeating Ramapo College 4-0 and falling to Rowan University 6-2. The Gusties, now 10-2 overall, saw their eight-game win streak come to an end in the doubleheader split during day three of their spring trip.
The Gustavus softball team earned a non-conference doubleheader sweep Friday, defeating Simpson College 3-2 and Plattsburgh State 7-6, improving to 9-1 on the season.
The Gustavus gymnastics team hosted the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Friday in its final home meet of the season, falling by a score of 188.900-184.725. The Gusties’ total score is the fourth best in program history as they now prepare for the regional qualifier next weekend.
The Gustavus women’s hockey team scored twice on the power play en route to defeating the University of Wisconsin-River Falls by a score of 3-2 in a NCAA Tournament first round matchup Friday evening at Hunt Arena.
The Gustavus gymnastics team hosts its final home meet of the season at 6:30 p.m. tonight, taking on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual. The Gusties enter the meet with a 2-12 overall record and 2-3 mark in the WIAC, while the Eagles are the top team in the league at 6-0 and 7-2 overall.
The Gustavus softball team opened up play in the Central Florida Rebel Spring Games Thursday, coming away with two wins as they defeated Thomas More College 7-5 and Aurora University 7-0, improving its record to 7-1 overall.
The Gustavus men's and women's soccer teams participated in an American Red Cross blood drive last Wednesday. The programs had a great turnout by their student-athletes, which contributed to a successful blood drive held in Alumni Hall.
The Gustavus women’s hockey team is set to make its 12th appearance in the national tournament, facing the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The Gusties earned an at-large bid to the tournament after falling in the MIAC Playoff Semifinals as the No. 1 seeded MIAC regular season champions. The winner will move on to a semifinal matchup versus Adrian College or Elmira College March 17.
The 5-1 Gustavus softball team is headed south to participate in its annual spring trip, which this year is in Kissimmee, Fla. at the Central Florida Rebel Spring Games. The Gusties will compete in 10 games at the Osceola County Softball Complex throughout the five-day trip.