Entries tagged with ‘MIAC Playoffs’

Pengilly’s Four RBI, Stockwell’s Quality Start Lift Baseball To MIAC Playoff Win

Riding the emotional high of playing in its first postseason game in a decade, the No. 6 seed Gustavus baseball team Thursday upset No. 3 seed Saint Mary’s 5-2 in the opening round of the MIAC playoffs, advancing to the double elimination portion of the bracket. Another solid pitching performance along with timely hits and key defensive stops resulted in the victory.

Baseball Set To Face Saint Mary’s In MIAC Playoff Opening Round

Thursday’s Gustavus baseball game will be the most highly-anticipated contest in exactly a decade. May 10, 2008 was the last time Gustavus played a MIAC postseason game and that streak ends at 3 p.m. tomorrow as the No. 6 seed Gusties (19-16) face the No. 3 seed Saint Mary’s Cardinals (19-16) at CHS Field in St. Paul.

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.

Women’s Basketball Travels To Saint Ben’s For MIAC Playoff Semifinal Showdown

The Gustavus women’s basketball team continues Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs Thursday at Saint Benedict. Tipoff for the semifinal game is 7 p.m. at the Claire Lynch Hall with a trip to the MIAC title game on the line. The No. 3 seed Gusties advanced to the semifinals with a 65-38 win over St. Catherine on Tuesday, while the No. 2 seed Blazers received a first round bye.  

Women’s Soccer Upsets St. Olaf 2-0 To Advance In MIAC Playoffs

The final 35 seconds of the first half and the first 34 seconds of the second proved to be the most exciting moments in Tuesday’s MIAC women’s soccer quarterfinal match at No. 3 seed St. Olaf. Gustavus keeper Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) made a diving penalty kick save at the end of the first half, while Chase Miller (Jr., Brooklyn Park, Minn.) worked around a number of defenders in the box and found the left side of the net for a goal to start the second, which proved to be the game-winner in a 2-0 victory for the No. 6 seed Gusties.

Women’s Soccer Looks For Repeat Performance At St. Olaf To Open MIAC Playoffs

The Gustavus women’s soccer team heads to Northfield, Minn. Tuesday afternoon for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinal playoff matchup against St. Olaf College beginning at 2 p.m. The Gusties are the No. 6 seed with a 9-5-3 overall record and finished with a 5-4-2 mark in the MIAC, while the No. 3 seed Oles are 9-7-2 overall and finished 6-3-2 in the league.

Women’s Tennis Advances To MIAC Championship, Defeats St. Thomas 5-1

The Gustavus women’s tennis team earned a trip the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a 5-1 victory over the University of St. Thomas Friday. The Gusties claimed two of three doubles matches and then won the first three singles to secure the victory. Gustavus improves to 18-7 overall, while the Tommies fall to 15-3.

Volleyball Hosts Bethel Tonight In MIAC Championship Rematch

After a thrilling comeback five-set victory over St. Thomas in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoff Semifinals Thursday, the Gustavus volleyball team is set to host Bethel University tonight in a rematch of last season’s MIAC Championship game. The Gusties enter the match with a 22-7 overall record, while the Royals are 19-10 after upsetting top seed Augsburg in four sets.

Volleyball Erases Two-Set Deficit, Tops St. Thomas To Advance To MIAC Championship

Trailing 2-0 after two sets Thursday, the Gustavus volleyball team was on the verge of ending its season and dropping the first match at home in two years. Instead, the Gusties got gritty and battled tooth and nail to steal a five-set victory over St. Thomas to advance to the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoff Championship. The Gusties dropped the first two sets 25-16, 29-27, but went on to claim victories of 25-22, 25-22, and 15-10. Gustavus now hosts Bethel at 7 p.m. Saturday in a rematch of last year’s MIAC Playoff Championship.

Volleyball Hosts St. Thomas In MIAC Semifinal Match Tonight

After receiving the No. 2 seed for the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoffs with a 9-2 record in the league, the Gustavus volleyball team is set to host No. 3 St. Thomas tonight in a semifinal match. The Gusties had a bye with the No. 2 seed, while the Tommies defeated No. 6 Concordia 3-0 Tuesday to advance to the semifinals. Tonight’s match begins at 7 p.m.