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Women’s Basketball Upends Saint Ben’s 73-43 in MIAC Quarterfinal

The Gustavus women’s basketball team started its MIAC postseason run Tuesday with a decisive 73-43 quarterfinal win at Saint Benedict. The No. 5 Gusties controlled the boards, doubling up the No. 3 Bennies 46-23, while shooting an efficient 55.2 percent from the field. The Gustie defense was also stingy, holding the home team 28.8 percent shooting.

Lee Scores 1,000th Career Point, Women’s Hoops Tops Concordia 81-51

The Gustavus women’s basketball team Saturday finished the regular season with a convincing 81-51 victory at Concordia, improving to 14-11 overall and 11-7 in the MIAC. Justine Lee (Sr., Dawson, Minn.) etched her name in the Gustavus record books, becoming the 13th Gustie women’s basketball player to reach 1,000 career points. Lee finished the game with 17 points, including five three-pointers.

Women’s Basketball Clinches Playoff Berth, Defeats St. Kate’s 69-56

The Gustavus women’s basketball team Saturday clinched a MIAC postseason tournament berth with a 69-56 win over St. Catherine. The playoff berth is the 19th consecutive by Gustavus – the most in MIAC women’s basketball history – as the Gusties improve to 13-10 overall and 10-6 in the MIAC.

Defense Shines on the Road, Women’s Basketball Beats Hamline 56-38

For the second time this season, the Gustavus women’s basketball team held its opponent under 40 points in a decisive 56-38 win at Hamline on Thursday night. The Gusties held the Pipers to 31 percent shooting and forced 20 turnovers to improve to 11-9 overall and 8-5 in the MIAC.

Strong Defensive Performance Leads Women’s Hoops Over Concordia

The Gustavus women’s basketball team Saturday celebrated Alumnae Day with a dominant defensive performance, beating Concordia 73-36 to improve to 9-8 overall and 6-4 in the MIAC. The Gusties held the Cobbers to single-digit scoring in the first three quarters of the game, allowing the fewest points in a game this season.

Comeback Falls Short, Women’s Basketball Loses 64-61 at Saint Ben’s

The Gustavus women’s basketball team opened MIAC play Saturday afternoon at Saint Benedict, losing 64-61. The loss drops the Gusties to 3-4 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC, while the Bennies improve to 3-3 overall and 1-0 in the league.

Strong Defense Propels Women’s Hoops to 78-49 Win Over Buena Vista

The Gustavus women’s basketball team won its third straight game at home Tuesday night, defeating Buena Vista 78-49 to improve to 3-1 overall. The Gustie defense played well, forcing 33 turnovers and limiting the Beavers to 32.7 percent shooting.

Women’s Basketball Tops Martin Luther 87-46

The Gustavus women’s basketball team posted a second straight convincing victory on Saturday afternoon, defeating Martin Luther 87-46 to improve to 2-1.

Women’s Hoops Cruises to 75-51 Win Over UM-Morris

The Gustavus women’s basketball team cruised to a 75-51 victory over UM-Morris on Friday night in its home opener, improving to 1-1 early in the season.

Women’s Basketball Coach Laurie Kelly Announced As NAU Athletics Hall Of Famer

Northern Arizona University Athletics announced the members of the 2018 NAU Athletics Hall of Fame class last week and Gustavus head women’s basketball coach Laurie Kelly will enter this year’s class as coach of the 2005-06 Big Sky Championship team. Kelly and her former team will be honored on Friday, Sept. 21 at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff.