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The Gustavus Adolphus College men's soccer team arrived on campus over the weekend to begin its preseason camp for the 2008 campaign. The schedule for the student-athletes consists of a heavy dose of training both on and off the field as they prepare for their season opening road trip to Spokane, Wash. from August 29-31.
The Gustavus Adolphus College volleyball team arrived on campus Saturday, August 16 to begin its preseason camp for the 2008 campaign. The schedule for the student-athletes consists of a heavy dose of practice and team bonding exercises. For the first-year players these days are important as they adjust to their teammates, the campus, and college competition.
After a second-place conference finish and an 18-9 record last fall, the Gustavus Adolphus College volleyball team will look to contend for the MIAC title again in 2007. Head Coach Kari Eckheart will be looking for MIAC Co-Defensive Player of the Year Emily Klein and all-conference performers Andrea Kron and Jennifer Thelemann, to join eight other returning letterwinners. Klein (Red Wing, MN), a junior libero, will be asked to continue anchoring a defense that ranked second in the MIAC last season.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's soccer team begins the season ranked sixth in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas Division III national preseason poll. Defending national champion Messiah begins the season as the top ranked squad. Two of the Gusties' 2005 opponents also find themselves on the list—UC-Santa Cruz (Saturday, October 15) is second, while Wartburg (Sunday, September 4) is tied for eighth.