Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus women’s basketball’

Women’s Basketball Set For NCAA Tournament Game Against Rose-Hulman

The Gustavus women’s basketball team is set to take on Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in the opening round of the NCAA Championships at 5 p.m. Friday. The four-team regional round is hosted by UW-Whitewater with the host Warhawks taking on UW-Superior at 7 p.m. Friday. The winners Friday will face each other at 7 p.m. Saturday, with the winner advancing to the round of 16.

Miller, Rice, Gonsorowski Honored In MIAC Women’s Hoops Postseason Awards

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its women’s basketball postseason awards Wednesday afternoon, with four Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Mikayla Miller (Sr., Goodhue, Minn.) and Miranda Rice (Sr., Forest Lake, Minn.) were named All-Conference, Ava Gonsorowski (Fy., Esko, Minn.) was named Rookie of the Year, and Kendall Thompson (Jr., Eden Prairie, Minn.) earned All-Conference Honorable Mention.

Women’s Basketball Earns At-Large Bid To NCAA Championships, Faces Rose-Hulman At UW-Whitewater

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Monday afternoon announced the 64-team field for its Division III Women’s Basketball Championship and Gustavus (22-6) is selected to face No. 20-ranked Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (24-3) in the first round at 5 p.m. Friday, March 2, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Early Lead Fades Away As Women’s Basketball Falls In MIAC Championship Game

The Gustavus women’s basketball team was unable to upend league champion St. Thomas Saturday in the MIAC playoff title game, losing 62-56. The Gusties led after the first quarter, but seven unanswered points in the second quarter gave the Tommies the advantage for good as they secured an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Gustavus will wait to see if it receives an at-large bid when the NCAA announces the championship field Monday afternoon.

Women’s Hoops Set For MIAC Playoff Championship Rematch At St. Thomas

The Gustavus women's basketball team gets another shot at the league champion in the MIAC playoff title game today. The Gusties (22-5) travel to St. Paul with hopes of upending top seed St. Thomas (24-2) after losing in the conference championship game last season on the Tommies' home court. Tipoff at Schoenecker Arena is slated for 3 p.m.

Women’s Basketball Advances To MIAC Title Game, Upsets Saint Ben’s 61-53

For the first time in program history, the Gustavus women’s basketball team won a MIAC playoff game on the road, upsetting No. 2 seed Saint Benedict 61-53 Thursday to punch its ticket to the conference championship game for the second straight year.

Women’s Basketball Travels To Saint Ben’s For MIAC Playoff Semifinal Showdown

The Gustavus women’s basketball team continues Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs Thursday at Saint Benedict. Tipoff for the semifinal game is 7 p.m. at the Claire Lynch Hall with a trip to the MIAC title game on the line. The No. 3 seed Gusties advanced to the semifinals with a 65-38 win over St. Catherine on Tuesday, while the No. 2 seed Blazers received a first round bye.  

Dominant Defense Guides Women’s Hoops To 65-38 Win Over St. Kate’s To Open Playoffs

A suffocating first half defensive performance by the Gustavus women’s basketball team Tuesday set the tone as it cruised to a 65-38 win over St. Catherine in a MIAC playoff quarterfinal game. The Gusties held the Wildcats to eight points in the first quarter and just three points in the second for a total of 11 after 20 minutes of play – the fewest points allowed in any half all season long. With the win, the Gusties advance to the semifinal round Thursday night at No. 2 seed Saint Benedict.

Women’s Basketball Hosts St. Kate’s In MIAC Playoff Quarterfinal

The Gustavus women’s basketball team begins Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs Tuesday at home against St. Catherine. The No. 3 seed Gusties finished the regular season 20-5 overall and 14-4 in the MIAC, while the No. 6 seed Wildcats finished 12-13 overall and 8-10 in the league.

Women’s Hoops Caps Regular Season With 77-66 Win At St. Kate’s

The Gustavus women’s basketball team closed out the regular season Saturday with a 77-66 victory at St. Catherine. The Gusties, who secured the No. 3 seed for the MIAC playoffs, improved to 20-5 overall and 14-4 in the league. St. Kate’s captured the No. 6 and final playoff spot, meaning Gustavus will host the Wildcats at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the first round of the conference playoffs.