Entries tagged with ‘laurie kelly’

Women’s Basketball Cruises To 67-40 Win Over St. Kate’s

The No. 25-ranked Gustavus women’s basketball team outscored St. Catherine in all four quarters Saturday, cruising to a 67-40 victory at Gus Young Court. The Gusties also forced 29 turnovers and limited the Wildcats to 31.7 percent shooting to improve to 14-3 overall and 8-2 in the MIAC.

Strong Defensive Effort Leads To Women’s Basketball Win Over Saint Mary’s

The No. 20 Gustavus women’s basketball team cruised to a 65-38 victory over Saint Mary’s on Wednesday, improving to 12-2 overall and 6-1 in the MIAC. The Gusties limited the Cardinals to 31 percent shooting and held the second leading scorer in the league to nine points.

Women’s Basketball Cruises To 72-48 Victory At Carleton

The Gustavus women’s basketball team defeated Carleton 72-48 Wednesday evening. The Gusties forced 28 turnovers in the game and 15 players saw time on the court as they improved to 10-2 overall and 4-1 in the MIAC.

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.

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 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 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.

Women’s Basketball Wins Big In Conference Opener, 88-47 Over St. Olaf

After starting slow for the second consecutive game Saturday with just 11 points in the first quarter, the Gustavus women’s basketball team was able to kick it in gear during the second quarter and cruised to an 88-47 win over St. Olaf. The No. 12-ranked Gusties, who were able to play all 17 members on the roster, improve to 5-0 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC, while St. Olaf drops to 2-6 overall and 0-1 in the league.

Women’s Hoops Cruises To 78-45 Win At Martin Luther

Monday’s non-conference women’s basketball game got off to a slow start with just one bucket from each team in nearly the first five minutes, but after giving up the first two points of the game Gustavus took a lead it would not relinquish against Martin Luther in a 78-45 decision. The Gusties found their stride late in the first quarter and held at least a 20-point lead throughout the second half, cruising to their third victory in as many games to start the season.

Women’s Basketball Downs UW-La Crosse 67-59 In Home Opener

The No. 16-ranked Gustavus women’s basketball team squeaked out a 67-59 home-opening victory against UW-La Crosse on Tuesday night at Gus Young Court. The Gusties held a slim three-point lead with 1:16 remaining in the game, but held the Eagles scoreless the rest of the way to move to 2-0 on the season.