Archive for September, 2005

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Women’s Cross Country Fourth at St. Olaf; Harren Takes Individual Title

The Gustavus women's cross country team placed three runners in the top six at the St. Olaf Invitational on Saturday, but could only come away with a fourth place finish out of 15 teams. Junior Hailey Harren (Cold Spring, Minn.), the reigning Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's cross country runner of the week picked up her second victory in as many races with a clocking of 22 minutes, 10 seconds, breaking the meet record by 13 seconds.

Men’s Cross Country Finishes Eighth at St. Olaf

Alex Zupan finished 23rd overall to lead the Gustavus men's cross country team to an eighth place finish at the St. Olaf Invitational on Saturday. The Gusties amassed 242 total points, while Minnesota State, Mankato took the team title with 57 points. The Mavericks placed three runners in the top ten and two others in the top 25.

Football Suffers Disappointing 7-3 Loss to Hamline

The Gustavus football team dropped to 0-3 on the season with a 7-3 loss at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday. The Gusties drove down to the Piper 21-yard line with :30 seconds left in the contest but could not score the touchdown that would have given them the victory. Gustavus will host Saint John's next Saturday, Sept. 24 at 1:00 pm.

Volleyball Falls to Bethany 3-1

The Gustavus Adolphus volleyball team saw their six-match winning streak come to an end Saturday after falling to Bethany Lutheran College in the final game of the Bethany Lutheran Triangular 30-27, 30-17, 28-30, 30-19. Andrea Kron (Cold Spring, Minn.) shared game high honors with 14 kills.

Men’s Soccer Defeats Concordia 5-0; Kroog Scores Three Goals

The Gustavus men's soccer team downed Concordia College 5-0 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup Saturday in St. Peter. Senior forward Bobby Kroog (Bloomington, Minn.) scored three goals to lead the Gusties offensively. With the victory, the Gusties improved to 4-1-1 on the season and 2-0 in the MIAC. Concordia fell to 1-3-0 overall and 0-2 in the MIAC. Gustavus, currently ranked fourth in the West Region, picked up two goals in the first half off the foot of Kroog. The first

Volleyball Downs Luther 3-0

The Gustavus volleyball team picked up their sixth straight victory Friday night defeating the Luther College Norse 30-28, 30-27, 30-22 at the Bethany Lutheran College Triangular in Mankato. Sophomore Andrea Kron (Cold Spring, Minn.) led the Gusties offensively with 15 kills on 35 attacks. The Gusties, now 7-3 on the season, will face Bethany Lutheran at 1 p.m. in Mankato to conclude the triangular.

Women’s Soccer Opens MIAC Play with 2-0 Win Over Carleton

The Gustavus women's soccer team opened Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play with a 2-0 win over Carleton in St. Peter on Wednesday afternoon. First year players Callie Christensen and Kristy Tupy each tallied their first collegiate goal to lead the Gusties to victory. Goalkeeper Tori Boughton came up with several key saves late in the match to preserve the win.

Volleyball Sweeps Hamline in MIAC Opener

Gustavus handed Hamline a 30-20, 30-23, 30-19 loss in both team's MIAC opener held Wednesday night at Hutton Arena.

Men’s Soccer Downs Carleton 1-0

The Carleton College men's soccer stuck with defending MIAC champion Gustavus Adolphus College for much of the match, but a Jon Astry goal gave the Gusties a 1-0 win in the MIAC opener for both teams.

Women’s Golf Ties for Fifth at Concordia Invitational

The Gustavus women's golf team compiled a team score of 338-333—671 to finish in a fifth-place tie at the 16-team Concordia Invitational. The 36-hole event was held at Wildflower Golf Club in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Southwest State fired a team score of 326-316—642 to take the team title by one stoke over the University of North Dakota. St. Thomas finished four strokes back at 327-319—646, while Minnesota State University-Mankato ended tied at 671 with the Gusties.