Blogs at Gustavus
The No. 13/20-ranked Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team closes out the regular season this afternoon, hosting Carleton College on senior day. The 23-1 (16-1 MIAC) Gusties are set to tip off against the 8-16 (6-11 MIAC) Knights at 1 p.m.
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team remained in second place with 398 points after day two at the MIAC Championships, highlighted by the performance of Tanner Sonnek (So., North Mankato, Minn.).
The Gustavus women's swimming & diving team remains second place after day two and sessions three and four of the MIAC Championships with 459.5 points.
The No. 36-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team completed a clean 9-0 sweep over the University of Minnesota, Duluth on Friday night, improving to 3-0 overall on the season.
The No. 9-ranked Gustavus women's hockey team was led by two goals from Allie Lewis (Sr., Kearney, Neb.) en route to a 3-0 shutout win on senior night over Hamline University Friday evening at Don Roberts Ice Rink, improving its record to 16-5-3 overall and 12-2-3 MIAC.
The Gustavus women’s track & field team competed at the Birdman Invite on Friday, hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato, and took third place with 95 points. Gustavus was the only Division III school in a meet that included Division II MSU-Mankato, Sioux Falls, and Augustana. MSU-Mankato won the meet with 225 points, while Sioux Falls took second with 104 points.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team won its third straight game Friday in a 3-1 decision over Hamline. Isaak Tjaden (Jr., Northfield, Minn.) picked up his first collegiate victory in net after making a career-high 37 saves as the Gusties improve to 5-15-4 overall and 4-10-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Even with the loss, Hamline clinched a playoff berth by virtue of a Saint John’s loss but is battling to stay out of the No. 4-5 play-in game with a 7-5-3 league record (10-9-5 overall).
For the second straight meet, the Gustavus gymnastics team posted the second highest team score in program history, totaling 186.275 Friday in a triad against Division I programs Iowa State and Illinois State. Iowa State won the meet with a 195.025, while Illinois State took second at 192.700.
The No. 36-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team travels to Duluth, Minn. this weekend for a trio of non-conference matches. The Gusties face Minnesota-Duluth at 7 p.m. tonight, followed by St. Scholastica and Minnesota-Crookston at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., respectively, tomorrow. Gustavus enters the weekend with a 2-0 overall record. UM-Duluth is 3-2 overall, St. Scholastica is 4-0, and UM-Crookston is 0-3.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams will be competing at three different locations this weekend. The women will send the majority of the squad to Minnesota State University-Mankato today to compete in the Birdman Open, while a select few will travel to the University of Minnesota tomorrow for the Parents Day Invite. The men are set to compete at the St. Olaf Tostrud Open tomorrow in Northfield, Minn.