‘Women’s Hockey’ Category

10 Gusties Selected CSC Academic All-District

The 2022-23 Academic All-District Men's and Women's At-Large Teams, selected by College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA), were released Tuesday and 10 Gustavus student-athletes received recognition for their combined performances on the playing field and in the classroom.

Women’s Hockey Wins Program’s First National Championship in Triple Overtime Thriller

Everything looks better in gold — including the Gustavus women's hockey team. A year after falling to Middlebury in the National Championship game, the Gusties got revenge on the east coast, winning the program's first ever national title in a triple overtime 2-1 thriller over Amherst.

Women’s Hockey Headed to National Championship, Wins 3-2 in Double OT

The Gustavus women’s hockey team is back in the national championship game for the second straight season after a thrilling 3-2 double overtime win over Plattsburgh State on Friday.

Kayla Vrieze Wins Second Straight NCAA Elite 90 Award for NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey

Kayla Vrieze (Sr., Eagan) of Gustavus women’s hockey is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2023 NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey Championship, which was announced Thursday by the NCAA.

Three Gusties Named CCM/AHCA Women’s Division III All-America

Three Gusties earned West All-America honors on the CCM/AHCA Women’s Division III All-America Hockey Team, announced Thursday. 

Women’s Hockey Back in the Frozen Four, Will Face Plattsburgh Friday

SAINT PETER, Minn. — Following their 2-1 NCAA Quarterfinal victory over UW-River Falls, the Gusties (25-3-0) are set to travel to Amherst, Mass. for a semifinal matchup against the Cardinals of Plattsburgh State for the two teams’ second straight meeting in the Frozen Four. The winner of the 2 p.m. game will advance to the Championship […]

Revenge is a Dish Best Served in the National Tournament

Revenge is a dish best served in the NCAA Tournament. The Gusties and the UW-River Falls Falcons met each other three times this season before their NCAA Tournament matchup. The Falcons won two of the teams' three games, including the final two of the regular season series. However, the Gusties made it count when it mattered most. 

Gustavus and River Falls Set to Meet in NCAA Quarterfinal

Following their MIAC Championship victory, the Gustavus women's hockey team (24-3) is set to host UW-River Falls (23-3-1) in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Championships at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Gusties and Falcons both earned a bye to the second round of the tournament, to be hosted at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Tournament play begins Wednesday night, with six teams competing for a chance at the quarterfinal, with the winners facing Amherst, Adrian, or SUNY-Plattsburgh on Saturday. Those victorious in round two will head to the Frozen Four, to be hosted by the highest remaining seed of the four teams. 

Women’s Hockey Breaks Record with Post-Season Honors

The Gustavus women's hockey team was nothing if not impressive all season, accumulating numerous player of the week honors, national recognition in both the NCAA Pairwise and USCHO.com polls, and sweeping both MIAC championships with just one conference loss all season. And as if there were no more records to break, the Gusties managed to find one more. With eight MIAC All-Conference selections, the 2022-23 Gusties set a new record for All-Conference selections in a season.

Women’s Hockey to Host UW-River Falls for NCAA Quarterfinal

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Sunday announced the 11-team field for its Division III Women’s Hockey Championship, and Gustavus (24-3), with the MIAC's automatic qualifier, got a bid to the quarterfinals as a host seed.