The Gustavus women’s hockey team hosts the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Tuesday evening for a non-conference weekday matchup.
Mikayla Miller has been a key factor in Gustavus' perfect 5-0 start to the season as the team's leading scorer. Last week, Miller averaged 30.0 points per game after putting up a career-high 34 points in a 67-47 win against UW-La Crosse, followed by a 26-point performance in the Gusties' 83-71 win against Buena Vista. Miller missed only one of her 20 free throw attempts (.950) and was a perfect 12-for-12 from the charity stripe against Buena Vista. She also averaged 3.5 assists and 4.5 rebounds in those two games and shot 51.4 percent from the floor. Miller ranks second in the MIAC in scoring at 19.6 points per game.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team was unable to slow down Simpson’s late second half surge Saturday, dropping a 90-78 decision to fall to 0-2 overall. The Gusties came within six points of the lead midway through the second half, but the Storm were able increase their lead to double digits and held on to a comfortable advantage the rest of the way.
The Gustavus women's basketball team defeated Buena Vista University Saturday afternoon by a score of 83-71 to remain undefeated and move to 5-0 overall on the season.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set for its second straight non-conference road game to start the 2016-17 season as it faces Simpson College at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Gusties enter the game 0-1 after an 81-60 loss at Buena Vista last Friday, while the Storm are 2-1 overall after most recently losing 67-59 to Waldorf on Monday. Simpson started the season with wins over Monmouth (75-65) and Augsburg (95-71).
The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team hosts Buena Vista University for a non-conference matchup Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court. The 4-0 Gusties are set to tip off against the 2-2 Beavers at 1 p.m.
The Gustavus women's hockey team earned its second shutout of the season as Rachel Skoglund's (Jr., Forest Lake, Minn.) game-winning power play goal was enough for the Gusties to escape with a 1-0 win over the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
The Gustavus women's basketball team remains undefeated as Mikayla Miller (Jr., Goodhue, Minn.) tallied a career-high 34 points to lead the Gusties to a 67-47 victory at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Tuesday evening.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its 2016 Football Postseason Awards Tuesday and Gustavus is well represented with two student-athletes on the First Team, seven on the Second Team, and four honorable mentions.
Swimmer Tanner Sonnek had an outstanding performance to lead his team to victory at the Gusties' home Grace Goblirsch Invitational and earn MIAC Men's Swimming and Diving Athlete-of-the-Week honors. Sonnek won both of his individual events, racing to victory in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:10.75 and the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:01.56. His two first-place finishes helped Gustavus rack up 1,321 total points to win by a wide margin. This season, Sonnek ranks first in the MIAC in the 200-breast by more than four seconds with his season-best time of 2:09.69, and his 500-free time from Saturday is the ninth-fasted in the MIAC this season.