Archive for October, 2005
Ten years ago Gustavus Adolphus men's and women's head golf coach Scott Moe was finishing a decorated career as a student athlete. Now, a decade later, Moe is establishing himself as one of the top collegiate coaches in the country.
There are times when most of us feel like life is just one big routine. We go about the same things day after day, without thinking what it might be like for others. Then, there are times when we hear a story that causes us to realize that things aren't so standard all the time.
The Gustavus volleyball team will host the Minnesota-Iowa Border Battle Tournament this Friday and Saturday October 7-8. The tournament consists of matchups between four Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) teams and four Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) teams. Matches begin on Friday afternoon and end Saturday evening.
The Saint John's University men's golf team claimed its second consecutive MIAC Championship with a 36-hole total of 301-295--596. The Johnnies finished 11 strokes ahead of second place Gustavus which posted a total of 308-299--607. Freshman Joe Daly of Saint John's claimed medalist honors with a 36-hole total of 73-69--142 (-2).
Senior forward Caleb Bousu tallied three goals to lead the Gustavus men's soccer team to a 5-1 non-conference win over Luther on Sunday in St. Peter. Junior Alex Groth added a goal and an assist for the Gusties, who improved to 7-1-2 overall. Gustavus returns to MIAC play on Saturday afternoon when they host 4-0 Macalester for Homecoming. The Scots are ranked 20th nationally by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
The Gustavus women's soccer team saw their five game losing streak fall by the wayside Sunday with a 2-0 non-conference win over Luther. Samantha Engh got the Gusties on the board in the eighth minute, scoring on a header off a Liz Petersen corner kick. Amy Larson would add an insurance goal in the 82nd minute, scoring off a breakaway for her fourth goal of the year. Gustavus improves to 4-7 on the season and will return to MIAC play on Friday night when they play Macalester under the lights in St. Paul.
The Gustavus women's soccer team saw their record dip to 3-7 overall, 1-4 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference on Saturday as St. Olaf handed the Gusties a 2-0 defeat in Northfield. St. Olaf improved to 4-6-1 overall and 2-3 in the MIAC with the victory. The team's scoreless streak has reached 502 minutes, 30 seconds.
Defending champion Saint John's holds a two-stroke lead over Concordia following the first round of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championships. The Johnnies fired a 13-over-par 301 on the par-72 layout at Bunker Hills Golf course in Coon Rapids, Minn. Cobber sophomore Drew Dvorak carded the low round of the day with an even-par 72. He leads Johnnie freshman Joe Daly by one stroke. Play concludes Sunday with another 18 holes.
The Gustavus men's tennis team wrapped up a very successful Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Midwest Regional by claiming both singles and doubles titles on Sunday afternoon. Loren Collins and the doubles team of Adam Morgan and Brett Morse-Karzen receive ITA All-America honors by virtue of winning regional titles and advance to play in the ITA Small College Championships in Fort Myers, Florida on October 13 through 16.
The Gustavus men's soccer team put two goals on the board in a span of ten minutes in the first half and held on to defeat St. Olaf 2-0 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tilt on Saturday in St. Peter. Junior Neil Nelson (Edina, Minn.) scored his first goal of the season in the 24th minute to put the Gusties ahead for good. Gustavus improves to 6-1-2 overall and 4-0-1 in the MIAC, while St. Olaf falls to 5-6-0 overall, 3-2-0 in the MIAC.