Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus women’s basketball’

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Women’s Basketball Tops UW-Superior 67-46, Coach Kelly Earns 100th Win At Gustavus

The Gustavus women’s basketball team got back to its winning ways Saturday afternoon, defeating Wisconsin-Superior 67-46 in the consolation game of the Wartburg Holiday Tournament. The victory marks the 100th in Head Coach Laurie Kelly’s sixth season at Gustavus as the Gusties improve to 9-2 overall. Kelly becomes the second fastest Gustavus head coach to collect 100 wins, reaching the mark after 144 games. Mickey Haller (2000-12) reached 100 wins after 142 games.

Late Rally Comes Up Short, Women’s Hoops Falls 68-60 To No. 11 UW-Whitewater

In a battle of nationally ranked women’s basketball teams, No. 17 Gustavus was unable to complete a fourth quarter comeback, losing 68-60 to No. 11 UW-Whitewater on Friday at the Wartburg Holiday Tournament. The Gusties got within two points of the lead with two minutes remaining in the contest after trailing by as many as 19, but the Warhawks closed out the game at the free throw line in the waning moments to remain perfect (10-0) on the season. Gustavus falls to 8-2 overall.

Women’s Basketball Set For Highly Competitive Wartburg Holiday Tourney This Weekend

The Gustavus women’s basketball team is set to participate in a highly-competitive four-team invitational this weekend at the Wartburg Holiday Tournament in Waverly, Iowa. The Gusties face No. 11 UW-Whitewater at 4 p.m. Friday. The winner will face the winner of No. 4 Wartburg and UW-Superior at 3 p.m. Saturday, while the losers face each other at 1 p.m. Saturday. Gustavus enters the weekend 8-1 overall, while UW-Whitewater is 9-0, Wartburg is 9-0, and UW-Superior is 8-2.

Women’s Basketball Cruises To 79-45 Win Over Coe

The Gustavus women’s basketball team wrapped up a six-game home stand Friday evening with a convincing 79-45 win over Coe College in non-conference action. The win moves the Gusties to 8-1 overall while Coe drops to 3-8.

Women’s Basketball Hosts Coe Friday

The Gustavus women’s basketball team hosts Coe College at 5 p.m. Friday in a non-conference game. The Gusties are 7-1 overall and 3-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Kohawks are 3-7 overall and 1-2 in the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Women’s Basketball Drops Ranked Matchup 74-66 To St. Thomas

The Gustavus women’s basketball team lost its first game of the season 74-66 to St. Thomas on Wednesday evening. The Tommies used a 29-11 advantage in the second quarter to create separation and fended off a second half comeback to secure the win in a match of nationally ranked teams. No. 12 Gustavus drops to 7-1 overall and 3-1 in the MIAC, while No. 11 St. Thomas improves to 7-1 overall and 3-0 in the league.

Women’s Hoops Hosts St. Thomas In Battle Of Nationally Ranked Teams

The Gustavus women’s basketball team hosts St. Thomas at 7 p.m. Wednesday in a high-profile game that pits the 12th ranked team in the nation against the 11th, respectively. The undefeated Gusties are 7-0 overall and 3-0 in the MIAC, while the Tommies are 6-1 overall and 2-0 in the league.

Rice Named MIAC Women’s Basketball Player Of The Week

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award this afternoon, with Miranda Rice (Sr., Forest Lake, Minn.) earning the weekly honor. 

Miranda Rice Reaches 1,000 Career Points In 82-50 Win Over Hamline

The No. 12-ranked Gustavus women's basketball team defeated Hamline University 82-50 Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court to remain unbeaten, while Miranda Rice (Sr., Forest Lake, Minn.) reached the 1,000-point plateau in her career.

Women’s Hoops Erases First Half Deficit, Cruises To 78-56 Win Over Augsburg

For the third-straight game, the Gustavus women’s basketball team was able to erase a first quarter deficit and proceed to a convincing win, this time 78-56 over Augsburg on Wednesday. The No. 12-ranked Gusties stay perfect with the win, moving to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC, while the Auggies drop to 4-3 overall and 1-1 in the league.