Archive for October, 2009
Former Gustavus football player Ryan Hoag has been blogging about his experience playing professional football in the United Football League. In his latest installment, Ryan writes about getting ready for his first game with the New York Sentinels on Saturday, October 10 in Orlando, Florida.
The Gustavus football team will play Pacific Lutheran University of Tacoma, Washington for Homecoming on Saturday at 1:30 pm. You can listen to the game on KNUJ Radio 860 AM out of New Ulm, Minn. or you can watch it live through the Gustavus website.
The Gustavus men's soccer team saw its struggles continue with a 2-0 loss to #5 Loras College in Dubuque on Friday night. The Duhawks, who improved to 9-1-1, scored once in each half on their way to the 2-0 victory. The Gusties, who are now 0-3-1 in their past four games, fall to 4-4-3 on the season.
The Gustavus volleyball team suffered a disappointing 3-0 loss to St. Catherine University on Thursday night by the scores of 24-26, 19-25, 19-25. The Gusties fall to 8-12 overall and 1-4 in the MIAC, while the Wildcats improve to 13-7 overall and 3-2 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's golf team pulled away from the field and won its second consecutive MIAC Championship by a convincing 46 strokes, while the men shot a final round 300 to tie for second with St. Thomas. The women's team was led by Katie Schenfeld, who claimed medalist honors with a 54-hole total of 80-78-78--236, while A.J. Olson and Alex Kolquist tied for third at 223 to lead the men.
The Gustavus women's soccer team received a strong performance from first year goalkeeper Jessica Richert, who recorded her first career shutout, and battled #22 UW-Stevens Point to a 0-0 tie after playing through 90 minutes of regulation play and two 10 minute overtimes. It was the first tie of the season for the Gusties who move to 6-4-1 overall.
The Gustavus women's golf team built a commanding 29-stroke lead heading into the final day of the MIAC Championships, while the men slipped into third place, 17 strokes behind leader Saint John's. Individually, Katie Schenfeld is in first place with a total of 158, while A.J. Olson is in fifth place with a total of 148.
The Gustavus volleyball team turned in four solid performances at the IIAC-MIAC Border Battle in Dubuque, Iowa this past weekend, but could not come up with the important fifth set win and the result was a 0-4 record at the tournament. The Gusties lost 3-2 to Central and 3-0 to Loras on Friday, and the fell 3-1 to Wartburg and 3-2 to Simpson on Saturday.
The Gustavus football team got off to a solid start and trailed 24-12 at the intermission, but St. Thomas outscored the Gusties 24-0 in the second half and pulled away for the 45-12 victory. Senior tight end Cameron Maurer made four catches for 128 yards and one touchdown. Maurer accounted for half of the Gusties' 248 yards of total offense. Gustavus is now 1-3 overall and 1-2 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's soccer team suffered a 3-1 setback at St. Olaf on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties got off to a slow start and trailed 2-0 just 14 minutes into the match. Meghan McMillan's goal in the 28th minute cut the lead to 2-1, but that is as close as Gustavus would get as the Oles added another goal in the second half to claim the 3-1 win.