‘Women’s Basketball’ Category
Last Wednesday the Gustavus women’s basketball team participated in the inaugural Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Day of Service by volunteering at Mankato’s Emergency Community Help Organization (ECHO) Food Shelf. Student-athletes and the Gustavus coaching staff sorted food, cleaned a large walk-in freezer, and stocked shelves.
Remarkably, student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) keep finding ways to achieve both in their chosen sports and in the classroom at ever-improving rates. For the first time in MIAC history, the conference recognized more than 1,000 student-athletes with Academic All-Conference honors. Gustavus has 58 student-athletes recognized as Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference.
Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball players Lindsey Johnson (Sr., Edina, Minn.) and Mikayla Miller (So., Goodhue, Minn.) were honored by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference as All-Conference selections in its postseason awards that were released Thursday. In addition, Miranda Rice (So., Forest Lake, Minn.) was named to the MIAC Honorable Mention team.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team saw its 2015-16 season come to a close on Thursday, as it fell to No. 2 seed Saint Mary’s University in the MIAC Playoff Semifinals by a final score of 78-70. It was a game of runs that featured six ties and close play throughout, but the Cardinals were able to pull away down the stretch to advance to Saturday’s final. The Gusties finish their season with an overall record of 20-7.
After earning its first playoff win since 2012 on Tuesday evening, the Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball continues its postseason run with an MIAC Playoff Semifinal matchup against Saint Mary’s University on Thursday evening in Winona, Minn. The game will be the second in three days for the Gusties after their quarterfinal win against the College of Saint Benedict on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Saint Mary’s has been off from competition since Saturday, as it earned a first-round bye thanks to its No. 2 seed in the conference playoffs.
Women’s Basketball Earns First Playoff Win Since 2012 With 65-40 Victory Over Saint Benedict In MIAC Quarterfinals
Playing in its first home playoff game since the 2011-12 season, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team put on a show for its home crowd, taking control from the start and eventually finishing with a 25-point, 65-40 victory over No. 6 seed College of Saint Benedict on Tuesday evening at Gus Young Court in the MIAC Playoff Quarterfinals. With the win, the No. 3 seeded Gusties advance to Thursday's semifinal round in Winona, Minn. against No. 2 seed Saint Mary's University.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team opens MIAC Playoff action on Tuesday, Feb. 23 with a matchup against the College of Saint Benedict at Gus Young Court, with tipoff set for 7 p.m. After going 14-4 in the MIAC during the regular season, Gustavus earned the No. 3 seed and the right to host its first playoff game since the 2011-12 season. Saint Benedict clinched the No. 6 seed after defeating Augsburg this past Saturday to finish 10-8 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team wrapped up its regular season in style on Saturday, coming away with a 72-49 victory over Carleton College at Gus Young Court. With the win, the Gusties finish tied for second place with Saint Mary's in the MIAC standings with a 14-4 conference record, while the Knights fall to 1-17 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team goes for its fifth straight win at 3 p.m. on Saturday when its hosts Carleton College for Senior Day on Gus Young Court. The Gusties enter the contest with an 18-6 overall record and 13-4 mark in the conference, while the Knights come to town at 4-20 overall and 1-16 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus Adolphus Athletic Department concluded the Special Olympics winter season by hosting back-to-back area competitions on consecutive weekends in February. On Sunday, Feb. 7, Gustavus hosted the Area 9 aquatics competition at the Vic Gustafson Pool and on Sunday, Feb. 14, it held the Area 9 basketball tournament in the Lund Center Forum.