‘Women’s Basketball’ Category
2015 was another year filled with conference championships, national tournament appearances and spectacular individual performances both on and off the field of play for Gustavus athletics. Here's a look back at numerous highlight events that occurred throughout the year...
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team extended its win streak to four on Tuesday when it earned a 69-61 non-conference victory over the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on Gus Young Court. The win pushes the Gusties to 7-2 heading into the holiday break, while UW-La Crosse falls to 4-5.
The Gustavus women's basketball team wraps up its home slate of games for the calendar year with non-conference game against the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Gusties enter the game with a 6-2 overall record after defeating Macalester 67-55 last Friday, while the Eagles enter with a 4-4 overall record after beating Carthage College 62-50 last Saturday.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team used a big first half to take a 23-point lead into halftime and eventually come away with a 67-55 victory on Friday evening at Alumni Gymnasium. The win allows the Gusties to improve to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in the MIAC, while the Scots fall to 5-5 overall and 1-3 in the conference.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team returns to the road on Friday when it travels to St. Paul for a 5:45 p.m game with Macalester College. Gustavus heads into the contest with a 5-2 overall record and 2-1 mark in the MIAC, while Macalester enters the game at 5-4 overall and 1-2 in the conference.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team was able to hold off a late run from Bethel University on Wednesday at held on for a 71-63 victory at Gus Young Court. Up 59-42 with 9:36 remaining, the Gusties found their lead at just five only four minutes later (60-55), but key free-throw shooting down the stretch allowed them to improve their conference record to 2-1 and overall record to 5-2.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team is set to return home for the first time since Nov. 21 on Wednesday when it welcomes Bethel University for a 7 p.m game. Gustavus heads into the contest with a 4-2 overall record and 1-1 mark in the MIAC, while Bethel enters the game at 3-3 overall and 1-1 in the conference.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team continued to benefit from the scoring prowess of sophomore guard Mikayla Miller (Goodhue, Minn.) when the team entered MIAC play last week. Gustavus went 1-1 against a pair of 2015 MIAC Playoff teams, with Miller averaging 19.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.5 steals, 3.5 assists per game while shooting 52 percent from the floor and 81.8 percent from the line. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Miller Monday with the MIAC Women's Basketball Athlete-of-the-Week award.
Playing in its third consecutive road contest, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team picked up its first conference win of the season, earning a 59-54 victory over Augsburg College on Saturday afternoon at Si Melby Hall. The win moves Gustavus to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in the MIAC, while Augsburg falls to 5-3 overall and 0-2 in the conference.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team is set for its third straight road contest on Saturday when it travels to Minneapolis for a 3 p.m contest with Augsburg College. Gustavus heads into the contest with a 3-2 overall record and 0-1 mark in the MIAC, while Augsburg enters the game at 5-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference.