‘Women’s Basketball’ Category

Women’s Basketball Earns WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) recently announced its Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll for the 2022-23 season and the Gustavus women’s basketball team earned recognition. Making their 18th appearance on the NCAA Division III honor roll, the Gusties were recognized as the team with the 20th-best cumulative grade point average in Division III at a 3.688.

Gustavus Set to Induct 12 New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The 2023 inductees include Andy Bryan ’08 (tennis), Joyce DeWitz ’07 (softball), Molly Doyle ’08 (hockey), Julie Mahre ’08 (softball), Laura Stypulkowski ’05 (hockey), Shane Thielke ’97 (football), Joe Thorvig ’02 (baseball/football), Jess Vadnais ’08 (basketball), and the benefactor group of George Hicks ’75, Mary Dee Hicks ’75, John Huepenbecker ’80, and Marcia Page ’82.

178 Gusties Named Winter/Spring Sport MIAC Academic All-Conference

he Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its Academic All-Conference selections for the 2022-23 winter and spring seasons and 178 Gustavus student-athletes received distinction.

Sanders Named WBCA All-America Honorable Mention

Another day, another post-season honor for Anna Sanders. The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced their 2023 awards Thursday, naming a Division III Player and Coach of the Year, as well as the 2023 WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches’ All-America team. Sanders earned Honorable Mention All-America status. 50 All-Americans were announced, with 10 on the First-Team and 40 Honorable Mention Selections. Sanders is the program's first All-American since Mikayla Miller earned the same award in 2017.

Gusties Land Two on D3hoops.com All-Region Team

Gustavus women's basketball's Anna Sanders (Sr., Vadnais Heights) and Kylie Baranick (So., Maple Grove) picked up two more post-season honors, landing themselves on the D3hoops.com All-Region list. Sanders and Baranick were both named Region 9 Third-Team, the site announced Tuesday.

Women’s Basketball Historic Run Comes to a Close with 68-63 Loss to UW-Whitewater

The Gustavus women's basketball has had an incredible run to the top this season, claiming both MIAC championship titles, earning national recognition in the NCAA DIII top-10, and losing only two regular season games this season. That run came to an unfortunate end Saturday night, as the UW-Whitewater Warhawks ended the Gusties' season in the second round of the NCAA tournament. 

Gusties Dominate Ohio Wesleyan in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Thrive and advance. The Gusties, now on an 18-game winning streak, brought the heat with them from Saint Peter, lighting up the court for 84 points in the first round of the NCAA Tournament — setting another record in the process. The win is the Gusties 26th this season, the most by any team in program history. The victory sends the Gusties to the round of 32, where they will face the winner of Webster and host UW-Whitewater Saturday night.

Gusties Lead the Way in MIAC Postseason Honors

It's safe to say Gustavus women's basketball has proven themselves to be at the top of their conference. After winning both the MIAC Regular Season and MIAC Playoff Championship, the Gusties sealed their spot at the top, leading the way with four All-Conference players and eight total post-season awards, the most of any team in the MIAC.

Women’s Hoops to Face Ohio Wesleyan in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Following their MIAC Championship victory, the Gustavus women’s basketball team is set to take on Ohio Wesleyan in the opening round of the NCAA Championships at 5:15 p.m. Friday. The four-team regional round is hosted by UW-Whitewater with the host Warhawks taking on Webster at 7:45 p.m. Friday. The winners Friday will face each other at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, with the winner advancing to the round of 16.

Women’s Basketball Heads to UW-Whitewater for First Round of NCAA Tournament, Will Face Ohio Wesleyan

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Monday announced the 64-team field for its Division III Women's Basketball Championship and Gustavus (25-2) is selected to face Ohio Wesleyan (18-10) in the first round, hosted by UW-Whitewater.