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The Gustavus women’s basketball held its annual awards banquet last week in the Heritage Room of the Jackson Student Center. Senior wing Molly Geske highlighted the event’s awards ceremony by being named the team’s Most Valuable Player.
Gustavus women’s basketball players Molly Geske (Mendota Heights, Minn.) and Colleen Ruane (Edina, Minn.) have been named to the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Conference Team. Ruane was also named to the All-Defensive Team. Abby Rothenbuehler (North Mankato, Minn.) was named Honorable Mention, while Kelsey Florian (Roseville, Minn.) was voted as the Sixth Player-of-the-Year.
Trailing by 15 points at halftime, the Gustavus women’s basketball team rallied at the onset of the second half and cut the St. Thomas lead to two at the midway point. The Gusties kept it close until the 11th-ranked Tommies capitalized on 7-of-10 free throws late in the game for a 66-54 victory in St. Paul on Saturday afternoon for the MIAC Playoff Championship.
The second-seeded Gustavus women’s basketball team advanced to the MIAC Championship for the first time in five years with a 61-49 victory over third-seeded Concordia Thursday night in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties will travel to St. Paul on Saturday to take on No. 1 St. Thomas for the MIAC Championship at 3:00 p.m.
Gustavus women’s basketball player Molly Geske (Mendota Heights, Minn.) has been named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Women’s Basketball Second Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Geske, a senior guard/forward, is a public accounting major with a 3.96 GPA.
After dropping its last two road tests, the Gustavus women’s basketball team finished the regular season on a positive note heading into the MIAC Playoffs with a 70-53 victory over Bethel on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties finish the regular season with a 19-6 overall record and 17-5 mark in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's basketball team will host its Play 4Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game Saturday at 1:00 p.m. against Bethel University. Tickets purchased by those in attendance wearing pink will profit breast cancer research and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Previously known as the WBCA Pink Zone, the Play 4Kay initiative will remain intact: a nation of coaches raising breast cancer awareness on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond.
In a tightly contested contest, Concordia maintained a slight advantage throughout and held on for a 64-56 victory over Gustavus in a MIAC women’s basketball tilt Wednesday night in Moorhead, Minn. The Gusties and Cobbers spilt the regular season series after Gustavus won 87-72 on Jan. 16. With the loss, the Gusties fall to 18-6 overall and 16-5 in the MIAC.
Conference standings proved to be of no meaning Saturday afternoon in St. Paul as second place Gustavus fell 65-56 to eighth place Macalester in MIAC women’s basketball action. The Gusties fall to 18-5 overall and 16-4 in the MIAC, while the Scots improve to 11-12 overall and 9-11 in league play.
After a closely contested first half, the Gustavus women’s basketball team pulled away from Saint Mary’s in the second for a 70-56 victory Wednesday night in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties improve to 18-4 overall and 16-3 in the MIAC, securing at least the No. 3 seed in the MIAC Playoffs and another game at Gus Young Court.