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Comeback Falls Short, Women’s Basketball Loses 64-61 at Saint Ben’s

The Gustavus women’s basketball team opened MIAC play Saturday afternoon at Saint Benedict, losing 64-61. The loss drops the Gusties to 3-4 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC, while the Bennies improve to 3-3 overall and 1-0 in the league.

Strong Defense Propels Women’s Hoops to 78-49 Win Over Buena Vista

The Gustavus women’s basketball team won its third straight game at home Tuesday night, defeating Buena Vista 78-49 to improve to 3-1 overall. The Gustie defense played well, forcing 33 turnovers and limiting the Beavers to 32.7 percent shooting.

Women’s Basketball Tops Martin Luther 87-46

The Gustavus women’s basketball team posted a second straight convincing victory on Saturday afternoon, defeating Martin Luther 87-46 to improve to 2-1.

Women’s Hoops Cruises to 75-51 Win Over UM-Morris

The Gustavus women’s basketball team cruised to a 75-51 victory over UM-Morris on Friday night in its home opener, improving to 1-1 early in the season.

Women’s Basketball Coach Laurie Kelly Announced As NAU Athletics Hall Of Famer

Northern Arizona University Athletics announced the members of the 2018 NAU Athletics Hall of Fame class last week and Gustavus head women’s basketball coach Laurie Kelly will enter this year’s class as coach of the 2005-06 Big Sky Championship team. Kelly and her former team will be honored on Friday, Sept. 21 at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff.

How Sweet It Is: Gustavus Women’s Basketball Advances With NCAA Tournament Win Over UW-Whitewater

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team turned in a record-setting performance on Saturday night in Whitewater, Wis., defeating the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 74-60 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Mikayla Miller (Sr., Goodhue, Minn.) became the Golden Gusties' all-time leader in career points scored with 1,792.

Early Lead Fades Away As Women’s Basketball Falls In MIAC Championship Game

The Gustavus women’s basketball team was unable to upend league champion St. Thomas Saturday in the MIAC playoff title game, losing 62-56. The Gusties led after the first quarter, but seven unanswered points in the second quarter gave the Tommies the advantage for good as they secured an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Gustavus will wait to see if it receives an at-large bid when the NCAA announces the championship field Monday afternoon.

Women’s Basketball Advances To MIAC Title Game, Upsets Saint Ben’s 61-53

For the first time in program history, the Gustavus women’s basketball team won a MIAC playoff game on the road, upsetting No. 2 seed Saint Benedict 61-53 Thursday to punch its ticket to the conference championship game for the second straight year.

Dominant Defense Guides Women’s Hoops To 65-38 Win Over St. Kate’s To Open Playoffs

A suffocating first half defensive performance by the Gustavus women’s basketball team Tuesday set the tone as it cruised to a 65-38 win over St. Catherine in a MIAC playoff quarterfinal game. The Gusties held the Wildcats to eight points in the first quarter and just three points in the second for a total of 11 after 20 minutes of play – the fewest points allowed in any half all season long. With the win, the Gusties advance to the semifinal round Thursday night at No. 2 seed Saint Benedict.

Women’s Hoops Caps Regular Season With 77-66 Win At St. Kate’s

The Gustavus women’s basketball team closed out the regular season Saturday with a 77-66 victory at St. Catherine. The Gusties, who secured the No. 3 seed for the MIAC playoffs, improved to 20-5 overall and 14-4 in the league. St. Kate’s captured the No. 6 and final playoff spot, meaning Gustavus will host the Wildcats at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the first round of the conference playoffs.