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Woman Coach Wednesday: Laurie Kelly

As a coach, I dream of the day when a Gustavus women’s basketball team wins the final game, each player climbs that ladder to cut down their piece of the net, and has that moment that changes their lives forever.

Women’s Basketball Comeback Falls Short Against Bennies

A 19 point deficit was too much to overcome as the Gustavus women's basketball team fell to Saint Ben's 64-53 Wednesday night. With the loss, the Gusties are now 14-4 overall and 10-3 in the MIAC while the Bennies improve to 9-9 overall and 5-8 in the league.

Gonsorowski’s Career High Leads Women’s Basketball Over Hamline

Junior point guard Ava Gonsorowski (Jr., Esko) finished with a career high 29 points, leading the Gustavus women's basketball to a 76-65 win over Hamline Wednesday. With the win the Gusties are now 13-3 overall and 9-2 in the MIAC, while the Pipers fall to 11-4 overall and 6-4 in the league.

Big Third Quarter Leads Women’s Basketball To Win Over Augsburg

After scoring 26 points in the first two quarters combined, the No. 21 Gustavus women's basketball team put up 31 points in the third quarter en route to a 75-64 victory over No. 15 Augsburg. With the win, the Gusties improve to 12-3 overall and 8-2 in the MIAC, while the Auggies fall to 12-3 overall and 8-2 in the league.

Women’s Hoops Uses Balanced Attack to Beat Concordia 88-57

No. 25 Gustavus women’s basketball led from the onset Saturday afternoon against Concordia and never trailed in a decisive 88-57 win. The Gusties improve to 8-1 overall and 5-0 in the MIAC, while the Cobbers drop to 4-6 overall and 2-3 in the league.

Women’s Basketball Upends Saint Ben’s 73-43 in MIAC Quarterfinal

The Gustavus women’s basketball team started its MIAC postseason run Tuesday with a decisive 73-43 quarterfinal win at Saint Benedict. The No. 5 Gusties controlled the boards, doubling up the No. 3 Bennies 46-23, while shooting an efficient 55.2 percent from the field. The Gustie defense was also stingy, holding the home team 28.8 percent shooting.

Lee Scores 1,000th Career Point, Women’s Hoops Tops Concordia 81-51

The Gustavus women’s basketball team Saturday finished the regular season with a convincing 81-51 victory at Concordia, improving to 14-11 overall and 11-7 in the MIAC. Justine Lee (Sr., Dawson, Minn.) etched her name in the Gustavus record books, becoming the 13th Gustie women’s basketball player to reach 1,000 career points. Lee finished the game with 17 points, including five three-pointers.

Women’s Basketball Clinches Playoff Berth, Defeats St. Kate’s 69-56

The Gustavus women’s basketball team Saturday clinched a MIAC postseason tournament berth with a 69-56 win over St. Catherine. The playoff berth is the 19th consecutive by Gustavus – the most in MIAC women’s basketball history – as the Gusties improve to 13-10 overall and 10-6 in the MIAC.

Defense Shines on the Road, Women’s Basketball Beats Hamline 56-38

For the second time this season, the Gustavus women’s basketball team held its opponent under 40 points in a decisive 56-38 win at Hamline on Thursday night. The Gusties held the Pipers to 31 percent shooting and forced 20 turnovers to improve to 11-9 overall and 8-5 in the MIAC.

Strong Defensive Performance Leads Women’s Hoops Over Concordia

The Gustavus women’s basketball team Saturday celebrated Alumnae Day with a dominant defensive performance, beating Concordia 73-36 to improve to 9-8 overall and 6-4 in the MIAC. The Gusties held the Cobbers to single-digit scoring in the first three quarters of the game, allowing the fewest points in a game this season.