Entries tagged with ‘miac’

Softball Splits With Macalester

After dropping game one Thursday night at the Augsburg Dome, the Gustavus softball team shut out Macalester in game two to salvage a split. The Gusties move to 7-15 overall and 3-5 in the MIAC, while the Scots move to 9-19 overall and 3-7 in the league.

Men’s Tennis Sweeps Three Matches

The No. 10-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team went 3-0 Saturday as a split squad, winning all three matches by 9-0 decisions. The Gusties defeated Concordia-Moorhead and Northwestern-St. Paul at the Swanson Tennis Center, and beat St. Olaf in Northfield. The wins improve the Gusties to 9-4 overall and 3-0 in the MIAC.

Women’s Hockey Falls 4-1 To Hamline In MIAC Playoff Championship Game

The Gustavus women’s hockey team lost to Hamline 4-1 Saturday afternoon in the MIAC playoff championship game at Don Roberts Ice Rink. The loss snaps a 12-game unbeaten streak as the Gusties move to 20-3-4 overall. Hamline receives an automatic qualifier to the NCAA Championships, which begins next Saturday, while Gustavus will wait until Monday to see if it receives an at-large bid.

Women’s Hockey Hosts Hamline In MIAC Playoff Title Game Saturday

The No. 5-ranked Gustavus women’s hockey team is set to play in its first MIAC playoff championship game since the 2013-14 season and is looking for its first playoff title since the 2012-13 campaign. The Gusties (20-2-4) host Hamline (19-4-3) at 2 p.m. Saturday at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Gustavus advanced to the title game with a 4-0 win over Bethel, while the Pipers defeated Augsburg 4-1.

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.

Special Teams Success Guides Women’s Hockey To 4-0 MIAC Semifinal Win Over Bethel

Four second period goals and a strong special teams performance by the Gustavus women’s hockey team resulted in a 4-0 win over Bethel Saturday afternoon in a MIAC semifinal playoff game at Don Roberts Ice Rink. The No. 5-ranked Gusties scored twice on the power play and killed off five Bethel skater advantages to advance to the MIAC championship game for the first time since 2014.

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 Hockey Hosts Bethel In MIAC Playoff Semifinals

The No. 5-ranked Gustavus women’s hockey team begins MIAC playoffs Saturday, hosting Bethel in the semifinal round. Puck-drop is set for 2 p.m. at Don Roberts Ice Rink. After claiming a share of their 15th MIAC regular season championship, the Gusties enter the game with a 19-2-4 record, while the Royals are 12-12-2 after defeating Concordia 4-3 in the quarterfinal round Thursday.

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.