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With its playoff hopes dashed and only pride and respect to play for, the Gustavus men’s basketball team went out on a high note, defeating Carleton 67-58 on Saturday, sending its six seniors off with a victory in their final game wearing the Black and Gold. The Gusties cap the season with a 12-13 overall record and 9-11 mark in the MIAC, ending the year in eighth place.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team hosts its final game of the season at 1 p.m. today for game two of the season series against Carleton. The Knights won game one of the series 64-53 in overtime on Jan. 16 in Northfield, Minn. The Gusties enter the matchup with an 11-13 overall record and 8-11 mark in the MIAC, while the Knights are 13-11 overall and 10-9 in the league. Gustavus is coming off a thrilling 63-62 win over Saint John’s, while the Knights lost 65-60 to Bethel on Wednesday.
The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team remains in second place after day two of the MIAC Championships, but the gap between first place St. Thomas has widened to 90.5 points. The Gusties have 479 points, while the Tommies have moved out in front with 569.5 points.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey team tied Hamline University 1-1 Friday night, but dropped a point with a shootout loss at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Although the first two periods went scoreless, both teams scored in the third, ending regulation 1-1, but a shootout goal gave the Pipers the second point in the league standings. The loss brings Gustavus to 6-13-5 overall and 5-7-3 in the conference, while Hamline moves to 8-11-6 overall and 5-8-3 in the league.
It all comes down to the final weekend of the regular season. The Gustavus men’s hockey team is playing for the fifth and final spot in the MIAC Playoffs in a home-away series against Hamline University this weekend. Both teams are tied with 17 points in the league standings, but the Gusties hold the current tiebreaker with a higher winning percentage. Gustavus is 5-7-2 (.429) in the MIAC, while the Pipers are 5-8-1 (.393) in the league. Both teams are trying to catch St. Olaf (19 points), which is in position to fill the final playoff slot. The Oles face St. Thomas this weekend to determine their playoff fate.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s swim and dive team is currently in fourth place with 147 points after day one of competition at the MIAC Championships on Thursday at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center. The Gusties trail by three points behind Carleton and three-and-a-half points behind St. Olaf, while St. Thomas leads with 283.5 points.
The Gustavus Adophus College women’s swim and dive team completed its first day of competition at the MIAC Championships at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on Thursday evening. The Gusties ended the session with 223 points putting them in second place behind St. Thomas with 226 points. Hayley Booher highlighted the night with a new MIAC record in the 200 IM.
To say the past four games for the Gustavus men’s basketball team have been exciting would just scratch the surface of describing them. Two overtime games and another decided on the last shot led to a similar ending Wednesday as the Gusties defeated Saint John’s 63-62, taking the lead with four seconds on the clock on a Brody Ziegler (Sr., Mankato, Minn.) put-back, and then watching the Johnnies’ final shot at the buzzer clank off the rim. The victory improves the Gusties to 11-13 overall and 8-11 in the MIAC, while the Johnnies fall to 17-7 overall and 12-7 in the league.
The Gustavus women’s swimming & diving team is set to participate in the 2016 MIAC Championships on Thursday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, which runs through Saturday. The Gusties are seeking their seventh consecutive MIAC crown after edging second place St. Thomas last season by 41.5 points.
The Gustavus men’s swimming & diving team is set to participate in the 2016 MIAC Championships on Thursday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, which runs through Saturday. The Gusties took fifth places last season with a total of 487 points, while St. Thomas is the defending champion, posting 808 points last year.