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Gustavus welcomes Concordia College to Hollingsworth Field for the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference season finale for both squads. The Gusties enter the contest at 6-3 overall and 4-3 in the MIAC, while the Cobbers come to St. Peter at 5-4 overall and 4-3 in the league. Tom Wheeler and Ken Erickson will broadcast the game on KNUJ 860 AM and through the Gustavus Athletics website along with a live video feed.
The Gustavus football team was unable to get into the end zone on first-and-goal in the second overtime period as the Gusties suffered a heartbreaking 27-20 loss to St. Olaf in Northfield on Saturday. John Ostertag kicked a 25-yard field goal with 3:02 left in the game to give Gustavus the 20-13 lead, but the Oles forced overtime with a Ryan St. John 10-yard touchdown catch with 00:36 on the clock. Gustavus, which had its four-game winning streak snapped, dropped to 6-3 overall and 4-3 in the MIAC.
Gustavus Adolphus football players junior T.J. Ridley (Edina, Minn.) and senior Ted Aleckson (Weston, Wis./DC Everest) have been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V College Division Teams as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Ridley, a safety who carries a 3.96 grade point average with a major in Biology and Pre-Med, was named to the first team, while Aleckson, a defensive lineman who has a 3.79 GPA in elementary education,
Gustavus will take on St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest. The Gusties come in to the game at 6-2 overall and 4-2 in the MIAC and in a four-way tie for first-place in the conference standings. The Oles enter the contest at 4-4 overall and 2-4 in the league. Last week, Gustavus defeated Bethel University 17-10 in Arden Hills behind four interceptions by the Gustie defense.
The Gustavus football team extended its winning streak to four games after defeating Bethel University 17-10 in Arden Hills on Saturday afternoon. Junior linebacker Tony Palma (Lino Lakes, Minn.) intercepted a Royal pass at the Gustie seven-yard line with 00:48 remaining in the game to preserve the victory. Gustavus moved into a four-way tie for first place in the MIAC standings at 4-2 and improved to 6-2 overall.
Gustavus will face Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minn. in a key Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest on Saturday. The Gusties enter the game at 5-2 overall and 3-2 in the MIAC. The Royals stand at 4-3 overall and 3-2 in conference play. Last week, Gustavus extended its winning streak to three games by defeating Augsburg College 34-31 at Hollingsworth Field.
Gustavus senior running back Ray (Brooklyn Park, Minn./Totino Grace) has been named MIAC Offensive Player of the Week for his play against Augsburg College last Saturday. Wilson set a school single-game rushing record with 258 yards on 28 carries in a 34-31 victory over the Auggies in St. Peter.
The Gustavus football team controlled the line of scrimmage as the Gusties rushed for 354 yards in a 34-31 victory over Augsburg College on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. Senior running back Ray Wilson (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) set a single-game record with 258 rushing yards on 28 carries and two touchdowns, including the eventual game-winning touchdown on an 81-yard dash.
The Gustavus football team hosts Augsburg College at Lloyd Hollingsworth Field on Saturday with kick-off at 1 pm. The Gusties and the Auggies enter the game with identical 4-2 overall and 2-2 MIAC records. Last week, Gustavus won its second straight game by defeating previously unbeaten Carleton College 30-29 in overtime in Northfield. Augsburg suffered its second consecutive loss falling to Concordia 40-18 in Minneapolis.
Gustavus Adolphus junior quarterback Jordan Becker (Easton, Minn./Blue Earth Area) and senior defensive lineman Brian Berglund (Lauderdale, Minn./Roseville Area) have been named MIAC Football Players of the Week for their roles in a 30-29 overtime win over Carleton College last Saturday. Becker was named MIAC Offensive Player of the Week, while Berglund was named MIAC Special Teams Player of the Week.