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The 2008-09 Gustavus men's hockey team looks to use the experience gained from last season's fourth place league finish and strong off-ice leadership to qualify for its ninth consecutive MIAC Post-Season Tournament and advance deeper in post-season play. Coach Petersen will count on junior captains Cody Mosbeck (Jr, Emo, Ontario), David Martinson (Jr., St. Louis Park, Minn.), and Joe Welch (Jr., Hastings, Minn.) to lead the young team.
The Gustavus Adolphus College volleyball team looks to move back into the top of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings after missing the league playoffs in 2007 with an 18-8 overall and 6-5 conference record. Head Coach Kari Eckheart will look to two-time MIAC Co-Defensive Player of the Year Emily Klein and four-year veteran Bridget Burtzel, to lead the way for eight other letterwinners and six incoming first-year players.
The Golden Gustie women's basketball team hopes to continue its winning ways on Wednesday night against the Bethel Royals on Wednesday night at Gus Young Court. Gustavus is currently in a three-way tie with Carleton and Concordia for third in the MIAC at 9-4. Wednesday's game will be broadcast through the Gustavus website beginning at 7:20 p.m.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's Nordic ski team will open its season this weekend at Junior Olympic Qualifying races in Dresser, Wis. Saturday's action will feature a 1-kilometer freestyle sprint race, while Sunday's races will highlight a 1-kilometer classic sprint race. Gustavus begins the season with an experienced squad that finished fourth at the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Regional Championships a year ago.
The Gustavus Adolphus Nordic ski team will open its season this weekend at Junior Olympic Qualifying races in Dresser, Wis. Saturday's action will feature a 1-kilometer freestyle sprint race, while Sunday's races will highlight a 1-kilometer classic sprint race. Gustavus starts the season with numerous new faces on a squad that finished sixth at the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Regional Championships a year ago.
The Gustavus women's basketball team enters the 2007-08 season hungry to return to the MIAC Post-Season Tournament with three starters and eight letterwinners returning from a team that posted a 22-6 overall record, finished second in the MIAC with a 18-4 mark, and made its fourth NCAA tournament appearance.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team enters the 2007-08 season with 13 letterwinners return from a squad that claimed its third consecutive MIAC Regular Season title and fourth consecutive MIAC Playoff Championship title last season. Coach Mike Carroll will look to All-Americans Margaret Dorer and Molly Doyle as well as all-conference forward Jenny Pusch to lead a squad that is looking to move up to the next level of national competition.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's soccer teams has high hopes for the 2007 season as 12 seniors return from a squad that was co-champions of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) in 2006 and also won the MIAC Post-Season Tournament. Coach Larry Zelenz will rely on all-region senior forward Mike Butterworth as well as three-year starters Jeffrey Johnson (midfielder) and Ben Heupel (defense) to lead a squad
The Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis team enters the 2007 spring season as somewhat of an unknown quantity. The team returns only two players off last season's NCAA Tournament lineup, but if last fall's Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional is any indication of how the Gustavus men's tennis team will rebound, the outlook for Spring 2007 looks favorable.
The Gustavus gymnastics team opens its 2007 season on Monday, January 8 with a dual meet against UW-Stout in St. Peter. Head Coach Kris Glidden is entering her seventh season at Gustavus and will look to seven seniors to provide experience and leadership as the team progresses toward the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Regional and National Championships in March.