‘Women’s Hockey’ Category
The Gustavus women’s hockey team welcomed 80 alumni, family, and friends to its annual golf tournament on June 20 at the Le Sueur Country Club. The annual tourney helps raise funds for the women’s hockey program, which mostly includes general expenditures, but this upcoming season will help pay for the Gusties’ trip to Europe.
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 athletic trainer Ashley Krug was recently honored with the Minnesota Athletic Trainers' Association's Outstanding Athletic Trainer Recognition Award. Krug was nominated for the award after the steps she took to provide care to Gustie women's hockey player Kaitlyn Klein who broke her neck during an early season game in Vermont.
Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey players Allison Eder-Zdechlik (Sr., Stillwater, Minn.) and Erica Power (So., Lakeville, Minn.) were honored by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in its postseason awards that were released Thursday. In addition, first-year Erin Moes (Hastings, Minn.) garnered MIAC All-Rookie honors.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s hockey team finished its regular season with a tie against the Hamline Pipers on Saturday at Don Roberts Ice Rink. With the tie, the Gusties finish their season 9-11-5 overall and 8-6-4 in the MIAC, while the Pipers become 9-13-3 overall and 6-10-2 in the league.
Heading into this weekend's series with Hamline University, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey team needed at least one win and help from the Cardinals of Saint Mary's University. Friday was a good start on both fronts, as the Gusties used a five-goal first period to eventually take a 9-3 victory over the Pipers, and Saint Mary's fell to St. Catherine University by a 4-2 final. With those results, Gustavus moves into the fifth and final playoff spot with 19 points and an MIAC record of 8-6-3, one point ahead of the Cardinals who fell to 8-7-2. Going into tomorrow's final regular season game, the Gusties now know they can clinch a playoff spot with a win over Hamline at Don Roberts Ice Rink.
With a playoff berth on the line, the Gustavus Adolphus College women’s hockey team is set to compete in its final regular season series this weekend against Hamline University. The Gusties travel to Oscar Johnson Arena in St. Paul on Friday for a 7 p.m. game with the Pipers, and host Saturday’s regular season finale at Don Roberts Ice Rink at 2 p.m. Gustavus enters the series at 7-6-3 in the MIAC, while Hamline comes in at 6-9-1 in the league.
Five former Gustavus hockey players are members of the U.S. Bandy Women's National Team, which competes in the World Championship this weekend in Roseville, Minn.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s hockey team fell to Bethel University in their second meeting of the weekend on Saturday afternoon at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Bethel took the win with a score of 3-2, bringing the Royals to 12-9-2 overall and 10-4-2 in the MIAC and dropping the Gusties to 8-11-4 overall and 7-6-3 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey team suffered its second consecutive defeat on Friday evening, falling to Bethel University 3-1 at the Schwan Super Rink. The loss drops the Gusties to 8-10-4 overall and 7-5-3 in the conference, while the Royals improve to 11-9-2 overall and 9-4-2 in the league. Gustavus remains in fifth place in the MIAC standings with 17 points and still controls its own playoff destiny as it holds a three-point lead over sixth place Saint Mary's.