‘Women’s Basketball’ Category
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.
After suffering a 70-61 overtime loss to the College of Saint Benedict in St. Peter on Jan. 20, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team headed to Saint Joseph on Wednesday evening seeking a little bit of payback. The Gusties got their wish, holding the Blazers scoreless for the final 2:06 of the game to earn a 52-51 victory at Claire Lynch Hall.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team takes on the College of St. Benedict on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Claire Lynch Hall, with tipoff set for 7 p.m. The Gusties enter the contest looking to avenge their 70-61 overtime loss earlier this season to the Blazers and head to Saint Joseph with a 17-6 overall record and 12-4 mark in the conference, while the Blazers come into the game at 14-9 overall and 9-7 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team earned its second consecutive 30-point win on Saturday afternoon with a 75-41 victory over Hamline University at Gus Young Court. The win clinches the Gusties a home playoff game and they improve to 17-6 overall and 12-4 in the MIAC. The Pipers fall to 3-20 overall and 1-15 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team takes on Hamline University on Saturday, Feb. 13 at Gus Young Court, with tipoff set for 3 p.m. The Gusties enter the contest with a 16-6 overall record and 11-4 mark in the conference, while the Pipers come into the game at 3-19 overall and 1-14 in the MIAC.
After leading by six going into halftime, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team more than sextupled that lead by game's end and came away with a 77-40 victory over St. Olaf College on Wednesday evening at Gus Young Court. The win clinches the Gusties a spot in the six-team MIAC Playoffs that begin Feb. 23 and moves them to 11-4 in the conference and 16-6 overall. With the loss, the Oles fall to 7-8 in the league and 12-10 overall.