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The Gustavus men’s basketball team continues its road trip in the MIAC on Wednesday night as it takes on Bethel University at 7 p.m. The Gusties enter the contest with a 3-2 overall record and 1-1 mark in the league after a 79-70 setback at Augsburg College on Saturday night in Minneapolis, while the Royals have started the season with a perfect 6-0 record and 1-0 mark in the MIAC after beating Concordia College 75-66 on Saturday in Arden Hills.
For the second time in three games, the Gustavus men’s hockey team skated away with an overtime victory as it defeated Saint John’s University 2-1 on Saturday afternoon to improve to 3-5-2 overall and 2-4 in the MIAC. The game-winner came 3:20 into the overtime period as a close shot from the right side by Drew Aspinwall (Jr., Maple Grove, Minn.) was turned away behind the goal. Van Sullivan (Fy., Brentwood, Tenn.) then gathered the puck and found Alex Koopmeiners (Jr., St. Cloud, Minn.) in front of the crease as he took a quick slap-shot that went past the blocker side of the Johnnie goalie for the sudden death win.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team got off to a quick start Saturday at Augsburg College with a 9-2 lead after the first three minutes of play, but the Auggies responded with a 14-2 run to take a lead they would not let go of the rest of the way resulting in a 79-70 final score. The loss is the first in MIAC play by the Gusties as they fall to 1-1 in the league and 3-2 overall.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team has its first MIAC road test of the season at 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon in Minneapolis as it takes on Augsburg College. The Gusties enter the game with a 3-1 overal record and 1-0 mark in the MIAC after defeating Saint Mary’s 69-57 on Wednesday night in St. Peter, while the Auggies are 3-1 overall and 0-1 in the league after losing 69-65 to St. Olaf on Tuesday in Northfield, Minn. Brody Ziegler is Gustavus’s top point-scorer, averaging 12.5 points per game, while Collin Olmscheid is Augsburg’s best offensive player, averaging 16 points per game.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey team returns to Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play after a two-week break for the Thanksgiving holiday as it is set to take on Saint John’s University this weekend in a home-away series. Gustavus enters with a 2-4-2 overall record and 1-3 mark in the MIAC, while the Johnnies are 2-6-2 overall and 2-2 in the league. The Black and Gold most recently played Augsburg College in a two-game series on Nov. 20 and 21, losing the first game 3-1 and winning the second 4-3 in overtime. The Johnnies traveled to New York last weekend and lost 4-2 to Utica followed by a 2-0 setback against Oswego State.
Gustavus Adolphus College women’s soccer All-Conference performers Ashley Becker (Fy., Farmington, Minn.) and Maddison Ackiss (Jr., Fairbanks, Alaska) have added to their postseason accolades as both have been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-North Team, which was released Wednesday. Becker earned First Team honors as a keeper, while Ackiss earned Third Team honors as a forward. The two All-North Teamers are the first Gustavus women’s soccer players to earn postseason accolades from the NSCAA since Alecia Tromiczak was named All-American in 1997.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team scored the first basket of Wednesday night’s game against Saint Mary’s University and never relinquished the lead, resulting in a 69-57 victory to begin MIAC play. With the win, the Gusties improve to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the conference.
Four Gustavus Adolphus College football players have the tremendous honor to represent Team USA at the 2015 Aztec Bowl, which showcases the top Division II and III players from around the country against the Mexico National team. Gustavus’s representatives on the USA All American Eagles include wide receiver Matthew Boyce (Sr., Excelsior, Minn.), quarterback Mitch Hendricks (Sr., Bemidji, Minn.), and offensive linemen Marcus Kelly (Sr., Woodbury, Minn.) and Scott Newby (Sr., Lakeville, Minn.).
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball schedule kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday as Gustavus hosts Saint Mary’s University at Gus Young Court. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 2-1 overall record after defeating Buena Vista 97-90 on Sunday in St. Peter. Five Gusties reached double figure points with Gary Cooper’s 20 leading the way. The Cardinals enter Wednesday’s game with an identical 2-1 overall record after dropping their last contest 85-68 at the College of St. Scholastica on Sunday. Saint Mary’s was held to 41.5-percent shooting from the field and was led by Wylie Ferron’s 12 points.
The Gustavus women's hockey team faced the nation's toughest schedule - literally - over the weekend and competed well in narrow losses against both the No. 1 and 2 ranked teams in Division III. Senior forward Allison Eder-Zdechlik (Stillwater, Minn.) was certainly up to the challenge, as she continued her scoring streak with a goal in each game against the nation's best to extend her impressive goal and point streaks. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Eder-Zdechlik Monday with the MIAC Women's Hockey Athlete-of-the-Week award.