Archive for September, 2010
The Gustavus volleyball team got off to a fast start and looked impressive in building a 2-1 lead over Bethany Lutheran on Friday night, but the Vikings battled back to win the final two sets and claim a 3-2 win over the Gusties (10-25, 25-23, 21-25, 26-24, 15-11) at Gus Young Court in St. Peter. Gustavus falls to 4-5 overall, while Bethany improves to 4-6 overall.
The Gustavus football team will take on Northwestern College in its final non-conference game of the season on Saturday, Sept. 18 at 1:00 pm in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties are 0-1 on the season, while the Eagles are 0-2.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team opened up MIAC play with a with 3-1 loss to Carleton on Wednesday afternoon in Northfield, Minn. Gustavus falls to 4-2 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC, while Carleton improves to 3-2 overall and 1-1 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus volleyball team opened MIAC play by defeating Macalester College by the score of 3-2 in St. Peter on Wednesday night. Set scores for the match were 25-13, 22-25, 25-6, 25-?. The Gusties, who improved to 4-4 overall and 1-0 in conference play will host Bethany Lutheran in a non-conference contest on Friday night at 7 pm at Gus Young Court in St. Peter.
Recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Melissa Mackley, a four-year standout for the Gustavus women’s hockey team, has been named one of 30 finalists for the 2010 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
The Gustavus men's soccer match with Carleton College was suspended in the 82nd minute due to lightning and then officially stopped after a 30-minute delay due to continued severe weather. The final result will be a 1-1 tie due to the fact that collegiate rules state that a match is considered complete once 70 minutes have been played if the full 90 minutes cannot be completed.
Gustavus women’s golfer Katie Schenfeld (Indianola, Iowa) has been named MIAC Women’s Golfer of the Week following a first place finish at the Georgianni Memorial Invite and a fourth place finish at the Wartburg Invitational.
Gustavus Adolphus freshman golfer Simon Erlandsson has been named MIAC Men’s Golf Athlete-of-the-Week for his first place finish at the Augsburg Invitational held on Saturday and Sunday in Ham Lake, Minn.
The Gustavus men's golf team shot a 54-hole total of 297-314--611 (+35) and won the 19-team Augsburg Invitational held at the Majestic Oaks Golf Course in Ham Lake, Minn. on Saturday and Sunday. Individually, freshman Simon Erlandsson had a breakout weekend in his first collegiate tournament, taking first place with a 54-hole total of 70-72--142 (-2).
Nick Ross posted finished 12th out of 187 runners with a time of 21:05 to help the Gustavus men's cross country team post an eighth place finish out of 11 teams at the All-American Invitational hosted by Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.