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The 2011-12 Gustavus women's basketball team at its annual awards banquet. 

Women’s Basketball Announces Team Awards At Annual Banquet

The Gustavus women’s basketball held its annual awards banquet last week in the Heritage Room of the Jackson Student Center. Senior wing Molly Geske highlighted the event’s awards ceremony by being named the team’s Most Valuable Player.

Colleen Ruane (22) and Molly Geske were named MIAC All-Conference. Photo courtesy of Sport PiX 

Geske And Ruane Garner MIAC Women’s Basketball All-Conference Honors

Gustavus women’s basketball players Molly Geske (Mendota Heights, Minn.) and Colleen Ruane (Edina, Minn.) have been named to the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Conference Team. Ruane was also named to the All-Defensive Team. Abby Rothenbuehler (North Mankato, Minn.) was named Honorable Mention, while Kelsey Florian (Roseville, Minn.) was voted as the Sixth Player-of-the-Year.

Colleen Ruane set the program record for most steals in a season with 83. 

Second Half Surge Comes Up Short, Women’s Basketball Falls 66-54 To St. Thomas In MIAC Championship

Trailing by 15 points at halftime, the Gustavus women’s basketball team rallied at the onset of the second half and cut the St. Thomas lead to two at the midway point. The Gusties kept it close until the 11th-ranked Tommies capitalized on 7-of-10 free throws late in the game for a 66-54 victory in St. Paul on Saturday afternoon for the MIAC Playoff Championship.

Molly Geske looks inside against Bethel's Taylor Sheley. 

Women’s Basketball Caps Regular Season With 70-53 Win Over Bethel

After dropping its last two road tests, the Gustavus women’s basketball team finished the regular season on a positive note heading into the MIAC Playoffs with a 70-53 victory over Bethel on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties finish the regular season with a 19-6 overall record and 17-5 mark in the MIAC.

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Women’s Basketball Hosts Play 4Kay Breast Cancer Awareness Game Saturday Against Bethel

The Gustavus women's basketball team will host its Play 4Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game Saturday at 1:00 p.m. against Bethel University. Tickets purchased by those in attendance wearing pink will profit breast cancer research and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Previously known as the WBCA Pink Zone, the Play 4Kay initiative will remain intact: a nation of coaches raising breast cancer awareness on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond.

Molly Geske led the Gusties in scoring for the ninth time this season with 14 points. 

Women’s Basketball Falls On The Road To St. Olaf 67-55

The Gustavus women’s basketball team couldn’t complete the regular season series sweep over St. Olaf, falling 67-55 Wednesday night in Northfield, Minn. Gustavus and St. Olaf split the series after the Gusties won game one 62-48 on Jan. 2. With the loss, the Black and Gold fall to 16-4 overall and 14-3 in the MIAC, while the Oles improve to 14-6 overall and 11-6 in conference play.

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Women’s Basketball Back On Track, Tops Augsburg 63-58

The Gustavus women’s basketball team got back in the win column Monday night in St. Peter, Minn. with a 63-58 victory over Augsburg. The Gusties improve to 16-3 overall and 14-2 in the MIAC, while the Auggies fall to 11-8 overall and 8-8 in conference action.

Kelsey Florian goes up for a shot against St. Thomas' Sarah Smith. 

No. 20 St. Thomas Ends Women’s Basketball 12-Game Win Streak 72-52

The Gustavus women’s basketball team jumped out to a 3-2 lead to open Saturday afternoon’s game in St. Peter, Minn., but 20th-ranked St. Thomas responded with 12 unanswered points and never looked back en rout to a 72-52 Tommie victory. The loss ended a program record 12-game MIAC win streak for the Gusties, who fall to 15-3 overall and 13-2 in the conference, while the Tommie stay perfect in the league at 15-0 and 17-1 overall.

Player To Watch: Senior guard Colleen Ruane has been a defensive roadblock this season and leads the MIAC in steals with 50 (3.13 per game). Photo courtesy of Sport PiX 

Women’s Basketball Looks To Upset No. 20 St. Thomas Saturday On Gus Young Court

The MIAC's two premier women's basketball teams will square off Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. as conference-leading St. Thomas pays a visit to second place Gustavus for a 1:00 p.m. showdown on Gus Young Court. Gustavus enters at 15-2 overall and 13-1 in the conference, and 20th-ranked St. Thomas is 16-1 overall and a perfect 14-0 in league play.

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Women’s Basketball Notches 12th Consecutive Win 70-44 Over Carleton

The Gustavus women’s basketball team cruised to its 12th consecutive victory with a 70-44 decision over Carleton Wednesday night in St. Peter, Minn. completing the regular season series sweep. The Gusties improve to 15-2 overall and 13-1 in the MIAC, while the Knights fall to 2-15 overall and 1-13 in conference action.