Entries tagged with ‘Women’s Basketball’

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Molly Mathiowetz Named MIAC Women’s Basketball Player Of The Week

Gustavus junior post Molly Mathiowetz (Sleepy Eye, Minn.) has been named Co-MIAC women's basketball player of the week (Jan. 11-17) along with Shannon Renne of Augsburg College. The Sleepy Eye native helped the Gusties post a 2-0 record last week with victories coming over the University of St. Thomas (77-63) Wednesday night in St. Paul, Minn. and Bethel University (60-53) Saturday afternoon in Arden Hills, Minn.

Women’s Basketball Holds Off Late Rally To Defeat St. Ben’s 66-63

The Gustavus women’s basketball team escaped with a 66-63 victory over Saint Benedict Monday night in St. Peter, Minn. The Blazers outscored the Gusties 40-25 in the second half, but it was not enough to overcome an 18-point first half deficit as the Gusties claimed the important conference victory. The win leaves Gustavus in sole possession of first place in the MIAC at 10-1. Bri Radtke led all scorers with 18 points.

Women’s Basketball Rallies To Defeat Bethel 60-53

The Gustavus women's basketball team extended its win streak to four straight with a hard-fought 60-53 win over the Bethel Royals in Arden Hills on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties trailed Bethel for a good portion of the contest before a 7-0 run in the final minutes allowed Coach Mickey Haller's squad to claim the important conference win. Molly Mathiowetz led the Gusties in scoring with 18 points.

Women’s Basketball Defeats St. Thomas 77-63, Remains Atop MIAC Standings

The Gustavus women's basketball team remained in a three-way tie for first place with an important 77-63 win over St. Thomas on Wednesday night at Concordia University's Gangelhoff Center. The Gusties, who had five players reach double figures in the scoring column, were led by Molly Mathiowetz with 22 points.

Women’s Basketball Moves Into First Place with 85-67 Win Over Hamline

The Gustavus women's basketball team defeated Hamline 85-67 on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter and moved into a three-way tie for first place in the MIAC after Concordia defeated St. Ben's 68-56 win in Moorhead. Gustavus, St. Ben's, and Macalester are all currently atop the MIAC with a league mark of 7-1. Against the Pipers, the Gusties were led by Molly Mathiowetz with 18 points.

Women’s Basketball Falls To Macalester 73-61

The Gustavus women's basketball team was unable to stop an explosive second half outburst by the Macalester Scots as the Gusties lost 73-61 and suffered their first setback in conference play this season. Gustavus led 26-23 at halftime, but Macalester exploded for 50 second half points and pulled away in the final five minutes to claim the 12-point victory. The Gusties were led by Bri Radtke with 20 points.

Strong Second Half Propels Women’s Basketball Team To 66-61 Win Over Concordia

After shooting poorly and trailing by three points at halftime, the Gustavus women's basketball team came to life in the second half and outscored Concordia 40-32 on its way to an important 66-61 conference victory. Molly Mathiowetz led the Gusties in scoring with 17 points including 11 in the second half. Gustavus has now won four straight games and is 4-1 on the season.

Women’s Basketball Loses To Bethel 75-59 In MIAC Quarterfinal Playoff Game

The Gustavus women's basketball team saw its 2008-09 season come to an end with a 75-59 loss to Bethel in a MIAC Quarterfinal Playoff game on Tuesday night at Gus Young Court. Bethel used a 15-5 run over the final four minutes to break open a tight game and claim its first MIAC Playoff win in the program's history. The Gusties, who were led by senior Emily Nelson with 17 points, end their season with a record of 16-10.

Women’s Basketball Struggles Down The Stretch, Loses To St. Ben’s, 60-50

The Gustavus women's basketball team battled St. Ben's straight up for 35 minutes, unfortunately the Gusties were unable to knock down any key shots in the final five minutes and the Blazers pulled away for a 60-50 victory. Gustavus trailed 44-43 with 6:14 left in the game, however St. Ben's outscored the Gusties 16-7 the rest of the way to claim the 10-point victory. Gustavus will open MIAC Tournament play on Tuesday at 7:30 pm against an opponent yet to be determined.

Women’s Basketball Team Outscores Bethel 13-5 Over Final Nine Minutes To Claim 56-44 Victory

The Gustavus women's basketball team broke open a tight game with an 11-2 run over a seven-minute stretch late in the second half to post a 56-44 win over Bethel on Wednesday night at Gus Young Court in St. Peter. Bri Radtke turned in a strong all-around performance for the Gusties as she scored 12 points, grabbed seven rebounds, and dished out six assists. Gustavus improves to 16-8 overall and 14-7 in the MIAC.