Archive for October, 2009
Gustavus senior quarterback Jordan Becker (Easton, Minn./Blue Earth Area) has been named the co-MIAC Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts in helping Gustavus defeat Pacific Lutheran University 34-33 last Saturday.
Gustavus senior forward Bret Vander Streek scored in the 103rd minute to give the Gusties an important 2-1 win over Macalester at the Gustavus Soccer Field on Wednesday afternoon.
The Gustavus women's soccer team battled the Macalester Scots to a scoreless tie through 89 minutes, but the Scots' Emily Humphries scored her first collegiate goal with 40 seconds left in regulation play handing the Gusties a heartbreaking 1-0 loss. The Gusties fall to 6-5-2 overall and 2-4-1, while Macalester improves to 9-3-2 overall and 4-2-1 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus men's golf team wrapped up its fall season with an 11th place finish at its own 20-team Twin Cities Classic. The tournament was scheduled to begin on Saturday, however cold and snow canceled the first round. On Sunday, an 18-hole round was played at the Links at Northfork in Ramsey, Minn., but the snow forecast for Monday forced the cancellation of the final round and Saint John's who fired a team score of 289 was declared the winner. Gustavus posted a total of 302.
The first round of the 54-hole Twin Cities Classic hosted by the Gustavus men's golf team was postponed due to cold and snow on Saturday. The tournament will attempt to continue on Sunday with 18 holes scheduled to be played at The Links at Northfork in Ramsey, Minn. and the final round will be played at Wayzata Country Club on Monday.
The Gustavus men's cross country team took part in the Caty Delwische Invitational hosted by the Minnesota State University, Mankato at Land Of Memories Park in Mankato on Saturday morning. The meet was not scored. The course was 5,000 meters and the top Gustavus finishers included Anders Bowman, who placed seventh (20:04) and John Kennedy, who placed eighth (20:11).
The Gustavus women's cross country team took part in the Caty Delwische Invitational hosted by the Minnesota State University, Mankato at Land Of Memories Park in Mankato on Saturday morning. The meet was not scored. The course was 4,000 meters and the top Gustavus finishers included Danielle Burgmeier, who placed second (15:47) and Vanessa Jones, who placed third (15:48).
The Gustavus football team thrilled a Homecoming crowd of just over 2,000 as quarterback Jordan Becker threw a one-yard touchdown pass to Elliott Herdina with :12 seconds remaining in regulation play giving the Gusties a 34-33 win over Pacific Lutheran University on Saturday afternoon. Becker had a big day for the Gusties as he completed 26-of-41 passes for 310 yards and five touchdowns with no interceptions, while Elliott Herdina had 11 catches for 141 yards and two TDs.
The Gustavus volleyball team split two home matches on Homecoming Day defeating conference foe Hamline 3-0 and losing to non-conference opponent Northwestern 2-3. The Gusties used late runs to post wins in the first two sets against Hamline, but the Gusties could not stop the late runs by Northwestern in losing in five sets after leading the match 2-1. Gustavus is now 9-13 overall and 2-3 in the MIAC.
Karen Maus scored for Gustavus with just under two minutes left in regulation play to tie the score at 1-1 and force an overtime session with St. Catherine on Saturday afternoon. Neither team was able to score in two 10 minute overtimes and the result was a 1-1 tie. The Gusties are now 6-4-1 overall and 2-3-1 in conference play.