Women's Basketball 2002-03 Archive

Overall: 25-4
MIAC: 20-2 (T-1st place)

The women's basketball claimed a share of its first-ever conference championship during the 2002-03 season. Gustavus tied with Carleton and St. Benedict atop the MIAC with identical 20-2 records against conference foes. The Gusties reached the championship game of the MIAC Tournament and were defeated by Carleton. Gustavus received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. In the first NCAA playoff game in the program's history, Gustavus defeated Loras at home. The Gusties fell in the second round to Pacific Lutheran on the road.
Gustavus won 13 consecutive games to begin the season and set the school record for wins and conference wins in a season. Head Coach Mickey Haller became the fastest coach in the program's history to record her 50th career victory midway through the season.
Senior Kelly Etzel and junior Angie Peterson were named to the MIAC All-Conference Team. Junior Kate Sandvig was named to the MIAC All-Defensive Team while Coach Haller was named Co-MIAC Coach of the Year. Peterson and Etzel were also named to the d3hoops.com All-West Region Team. Peterson was named honorable mention All-America by WBCA and Kodak. Sandvig was named to the Verizon Academic District V Third Team.

Schedule | Roster | Statistics

Schedule

Date Opponent Time
Tue. Nov. 26 WARTBURG W 77-63
Nov. 29-30 San Juan Shoot-Out
Nov. 29 UMET
(Universidad Metropolitana)
W 86-30
Nov. 30 UMET
(Universidad Metropolitana)
W 97-31
Wed., Dec. 4 AUGSBURG W 61-45
Sat., Dec. 7 CONCORDIA W 68-44
Mon. Dec. 9 St. Olaf W 73-56
Wed. Dec. 11 ST. CATHERINE'S W 71-57
Sat. Jan. 4 Hamline W 64-62
Mon. Jan. 6 Macalester W 63-55
Wed. Jan. 8 ST. THOMAS W 63-51
Sat. Jan. 11 St. Mary's W 74-50
Wed. Jan. 15 ST. BENEDICT W 43-42
Sat. Jan. 18 Bethel W 63-37
Mon. Jan. 20 CARLETON L 51-61
Wed. Jan. 22 Augsburg W 57-39
Sat. Jan. 25 Concordia W 71-59
Wed. Jan. 29 ST. OLAF W 62-59
Sat. Feb. 1 St. Catherine's W 73-58
Mon. Feb. 3 HAMLINE W 80-56
Wed. Feb. 5 MACALESTER W 56-49
Sat. Feb. 8 St. Thomas W 81-53
Wed. Feb. 12 ST. MARY'S W 61-54
Sat. Feb. 15 St. Benedict's L 54-69
Wed. Feb. 19 BETHEL W 84-60
Sat. Feb. 22 Carleton W 63-62
Mon. Feb. 24 MIAC Tournament
1st Round
Bye
Wed. Feb. 26 ST. BENEDICT
MIAC Tournament
2nd Round
W 67-62
Sat. Mar. 1 Carleton
MIAC Playoffs:
Finals
L 54-65
Wed. Mar. 5 Loras
NCAA Tournament
1st Round
W 67-59
Sat. Mar. 8 Pacific Lutheran
NCAA Tournament
2nd Round
L 54-68

BOLD indicates home games.

Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr Ht. Hometown/High School
10 Kate Sandvig Guard JR 5-2 Edina, MN/Edina
12 Kirsten Kaufmann Guard JR 5-4 Roseville, MN/Roseville Area
14 Sara Boldt Guard FY 5-9 Faribault, MN
20 Marit Sviggum Guard FY 5-5 Kenyon, MN/Kenyon-Wannamingo
22 Laura Haugen Guard JR 5-9 St. Paul, MN/Highland Park
23 Lacy Skoog Guard SO 5-7 Waconia, MN/Waconia
24 Jess Hanson Guard JR 5-6 Albert Lea, MN
30 Kim Eisenreich Post SO 5-10 Richmond, MN/Rocori
32 Angie Peterson Guard JR 5-6 Northfield, MN/Northfield
34 Julie Redebaugh Post FY 6-0 Pequot Lakes, MN
40 Jennifer Klohs Post JR 5-11 Brooklyn Park, MN/Champlin Park
42 Kristin Kachelmyer Post SO 5-11 Mankato, MN/Mankato East
44 Kelly Van Norman Post JR 6-0 Roseville, MN/Roseville Area
50 Michelle Linbo Guard FY 5'4" Rochester, MN/Mayo
52 Kelly Etzel Post SR 6-2 Hamel, MN/Wayzata
54 Katie Roggow Post SO 6-2 St. Peter, MN/St. Peter