Athletics

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Reilly Named MIAC Women’s Swimming & Diving Athlete-Of-The-Week

The Gustavus women's swimming and diving proved once again that it is one of the top college teams in the region regardless of division with a strong showing at the University of Minnesota's Minnesota Challenge. Sophomore standout Kate Reilly (Hastings, Minn. / Minnesota Virtual Academy) led the Gusties with seven top-10 finishes, including three strong individual performances and a quartet of outstanding relay finishes. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Reilly Tuesday with her second MIAC Women's Swimming and Diving Athlete-of-the-Week award of the 2015-16 season.

Kopp Earns Second WIAC All-Around Athlete Of The Week Honor

Gustavus gymnast Alex Kopp (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) has earned Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Gymnastics All-Around Athlete of the Week honors for the second time this season after posting a career-high score in a dual meet against UW-Whitewater last Saturday. Kopp led the Golden Gusties on each event, finishing with a career-high in the all-around, bars and balance beam. Kopp placed seventh on bars with a 9.125. On the balance beam, her 9.525 earned her a second-place finish on the event and the 14th-highest mark all-time for Gustavus. In the all-around, Kopp complied a 37.425, the ninth-best all-around score by a gymnast in program history.

Men’s Basketball Travels To St. Olaf Wednesday For Final Road Test

The Gustavus men’s basketball team competes in its final road game of the regular season at 7 p.m. Wednesday against St. Olaf in Northfield, Minn. for game two of the season series. The Oles won game one of the series 65-60 on Jan. 11 in St. Peter. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 9-12 overall record and 6-10 mark in the MIAC, while the Oles are 14-8 overall and 12-5 in the league. Gustavus has lost its last two games, while St. Olaf is on a four-game winning streak.

Football Announces Summer Camps Schedule

The Gustavus football coaching staff has announced its summer camps schedule, which will be held the second and third weeks of June at Hollingsworth Field. The individual camp, for ages 16 and older, is June 15; the 7-on-7 passing tournament is June 22; and the youth camp, for third through eighth graders, is held over two weeks - June 16-17 and June 23-24.

Men’s Tennis: Saenz, Valentini Join KNUJ For Gustie Spotlight

Gustavus men's tennis player Andres Saenz (Jr., Cancun, Mexico) and Head Coach Tommy Valentini joined the voice of the Golden Gusties Tom Wheeler on Saturday morning for the Gustie Spotlight, which aired on AM 860 KNUJ.

Men’s Hockey Rebounds With 5-2 Win At Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus men’s hockey team evened the series with Saint Mary’s University on Saturday night, claiming a 5-2 victory. With the win, the Gusties gain three points in the MIAC standings with a 4-6-2 league record and a 5-12-4 mark overall.

Swimming & Diving Teams Turn In Impressive Performances At Minnesota Challenge

The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams turned in multiple impressive performances Saturday at the Minnesota Challenge, hosted by the University of Minnesota. After 10 events last night, the meet concluded today with 30 more events.

Indoor Track & Field Competes At MSU’s Ted Nelson Classic

The Gustavus Adolphus College indoor track and field teams competed in the Ted Nelson Classic held Saturday at Meyers Field House located on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato. Against a field comprised of both NCAA Division II and III institutions, four Gusties posted top-five performances.

Women’s Basketball Earns 75-72 Overtime Win Over Concordia

After dropping a narrow loss to No. 11 St. Thomas this past Wednesday, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team was seeking a bounceback effort when it hit the floor with Concordia College on Saturday at Memorial Auditorium. It got just that, taking a 75-72 overtime thriller over the Cobbers to move into a third place tie with Concordia in the MIAC standings. Both teams are now 10-4 in the league and two games behind St. Thomas and Saint Mary's which are both 12-2.

Gymnastics Scores 178.750 In Loss To UW-Whitewater, Kopp Posts Three Career Highs

The Gustavus gymnastics team dropped a WIAC dual meet 189.100-178.750 to UW-Whitewater on Saturday evening. The loss moves the Gusties to 1-3 in dual meets, while the Warhawks improve to 2-1.