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The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2016 Softball postseason awards Monday afternoon and three Gusties were named to the All-Conference Team. Representing Gustavus on the 2016 MIAC All-Conference Softball Team are catcher Nathalee Boissiere (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.), pitcher/outfielder Hannah Heacox (Jr., Stillwater, Minn.), and first base/pitcher Jena Willis (Jr., Kalispell, Mt.). Outfielder Rachel Strandmark (So., New Ulm, Minn.), utility player Jessica Williams (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) and infielder Emily Webb (Fy., Maple Lake, Minn.) were also recognized by the MIAC as Honorable Mention selections.
The Gustavus softball team suffered a 4-2 loss to St. Catherine in the first round of the MIAC Playoffs on Friday evening. The game went down to the wire as Nathalee Boissiere (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) came inches away from tying the game in the bottom the seventh as she drove a fly ball to deep center field, but Megan Lindenfelser robbed Boissiere of a two-run homer to end the game. The Gusties now face Hamline at 1:30 pm. tomorrow in an elimination game. The Pipers lost to the host Tommies 3-2 in 10 innings.
The Gustavus softball team concluded the regular season Tuesday by sweeping Concordia 7-2 and 5-2, improving to 26-10 overall and 17-5 in the MIAC. The Gusties enter the MIAC playoffs as the No. 2 seed and will face No. 3 St. Catherine at 5 p.m. Friday in St. Paul. Regular season MIAC champion St. Thomas hosts the entire playoff. The Gusties and Tommies both come into the tournament with eight-game winning streaks.
The Gustavus softball team made a statement Sunday, sweeping St. Catherine 2-0 and 2-1, leapfrogging the Wildcats into second place in the MIAC standings and clinching the No. 2 seed in the playoffs. The conference playoff berth is the 13th consecutive for the Gusties as they have qualified for the MIAC tourney in every season (11) under the direction of Head Coach Jeff Annis. Gustavus is now 24-10 overall and 15-5 in the league with two regular season games left.
The Gustavus softball team moved into third place in the MIAC standings by sweeping Carleton on Saturday. The Gusties won by scores of 5-2 and 8-2, improving to 22-10 overall and 13-5 in the league.
After a brief downpour delayed play for more than an hour Monday, the Gustavus softball team finished off game one with a 5-2 victory over St. Olaf and completed the sweep with a 3-0 decision, improving to 20-10 overall and 11-5 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus softball team earned its second consecutive sweep Saturday, defeating Saint Mary’s 2-1 and 5-1 to improve to 18-8 overall and 9-3 in the MIAC, which is good for second place in the league standings.
The Gustavus softball team on Thursday swept Macalester 4-2 and 8-7 in extra innings to improve to 16-8 overall and 7-3 in the MIAC, while the Scots drop to 9-17 overall and 2-6 in the league.
The Gustavus softball team hosted its home opener Wednesday and came away with a split against Augsburg. Hannah Heacox (Jr., Stillwater, Minn.) threw a no-hitter in a five-inning 8-0 victory, but the Gusties dropped the nightcap 3-0. Gustavus moves to 14-8 overall and 5-3 in the MIAC, while the Auggies move to 15-11 overall and 4-4 in the league.
Gustavus ace Hannah Heacox (Stillwater, Minn.) continued her brilliant start to the 2016 conference season in a sweep over Saint Benedict. The junior pitcher was the winner in both games, allowing just two earned runs (0.93 ERA) on 17 hits and one walk with 14 strikeouts in 15 innings pitched, including an outstanding eight-inning relief performance to help her team rally for a 10-inning win. For her performance the MIAC sports information directors honored Heacox Monday with her second-straight MIAC Softball Pitcher-of-the-Week award.