‘Women’s Sports’ Category
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams are set to kick off the indoor season Friday at the St. Olaf Triangular. The meet begins at 4 p.m. in the Tostrud Center and participants include St. Olaf and Bethel.
The Gustavus gymnastics team is set to take on UW-Stout at 6 p.m. Friday in Menomonie, Wis. for a dual meet. The Gusties are coming off a 180.775-180.200 victory over Winona State last Tuesday in St. Peter. Gustavus's score against Winona State was the highest in 12 years and first dual victory since 2013.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's swim and dive teams will travel to St. Paul, Minn. on Friday to compete in their final duel meet of the season against the University of St. Thomas.
Gustavus women's basketball player Mikayla Miller (So., Goodhue, Minn.) and Head Coach Laurie Kelly joined the voice of the Golden Gusties Tom Wheeler on Saturday morning for the Gustie Spotlight, which aired on AM 860 KNUJ.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team rode out a 17-point, 46-29 halftime lead, to earn a 79-65 victory over Bethel University Wednesday evening at Robertson Center Gym. This improves the Gusties’ record to 13-5 overall and 8-3 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's swimming and diving team rose to the occasion at the Grinnell Invite, finishing second behind only Division I Nebraska-Omaha, defeating the rest of the Division II and III field. Sophomore standout Kate Reilly led the way with five first-place finishes - four individual and one relay - and she finished in the top three in all eight of her events. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Reilly Tuesday with the MIAC Women's Swimming and Diving Athlete-of-the-Week award.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team takes on Bethel University Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Robertston Center Gym in Arden Hills, Minn. with tipoff set for 7 p.m. The Gusties enter the game with a 12-5 overall record and 7-3 mark in the conference, while the Royals are 10-7 overall and 6-4 in MIAC.
Gustavus Adolphus College gymnast Alex Kopp (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) has earned WIAC Gymnastics Athlete of the Week honors for the second consecutive week, as she was named Specialist of the Week on Tuesday by the conference office. Kopp led Gustavus to its first victory since 2013 last Tuesday in a 180.775-180.2 dual victory over Winona State University.
After earning a narrow come-from-behind victory on Friday evening in St. Peter, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey team used its momentum to pick up a sweep against St. Olaf on Saturday night at Northfield Ice Arena, winning in 5-0 fashion. With the win, the Gusties move to 6-7-4 overall and 5-2-3 in the MIAC, while the Oles fall to 1-15-1 overall and 0-9-1 in the conference.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's swimming and diving team remained in second place with 912 points on the final day of the 2016 Grinnell College Invitational held over the weekend at the Grinnell Natatorium in the Charles Benson Bear Recreation and Athletic Center. Host Grinnell finished in third with 764 points, while the University of Nebraska-Omaha was the meet champion with 1192.5.