Archive for October, 2005

Women’s Golf Finishes Third at NCAA Fall Preview in Florida

The Gustavus women's golf team finished third out of 11 teams at the NCAA Division III Fall Preview which was played at the El Campeon Course at the Mission Inn Golf Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida (Orlando area). Gustavus posted a 36-hole team total of 369-343--711. Methodist College won the tournament with a score of 333-312--645.

Men’s Soccer Downs Bethel 3-1; Earns Share of MIAC Title

The Gustavus men's soccer team rounded out its regular season with a 3-1 win over Bethel Saturday afternoon in Arden Hills. The win raised the Gusties' overall record to 13-2-3 and moved their unbeaten streak to seven games. It also gave Gustavus a share of the MIAC regular season crown with Macalester. Both teams posted a 7-1-2 league record.

Football Team Loses at St. Thomas 35-14

The Gustavus football team allowed 21 points in a three minute span in the third quarter and could not ever recover in a 35-14 loss at St. Thomas in St. Paul on Saturday afternoon. Junior running back Mitch Anderson led the Gustie offense with two rushing touchdowns in the game.

Men’s Cross Country Eighth at MIAC Championships

The Gustavus men's cross country squad finished eighth at the 2005 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Como Park in St. Paul. Junior Alex Zupan (Monona, Wis.) was the highest placed Gustie runner, finishing 21st in a time of 27:05.15. Zupan received Honorable Mention All-Conference honors with his finish.

Women’s Cross Country Fourth at MIAC Meet; Harren and Joyce Finish 1-3

The Gustavus women's cross country team, led by individual champion Hailey Harren, finished fourth Saturday at the 2005 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships held at Como Park in St. Paul. Harren, Kourtney Joyce (third), and Ashley Cronin (14th) each received All-MIAC honors for their efforts.

Women’s Golf Sixth After Day One of NCAA Fall Preview

The Gustavus women's golf team sits in sixth place following day one of the NCAA Division III Fall Preview hosted by Oglethorpe University. The Gusties fired a 18-hole total of 368 and are three shots behind the host school. Breanne Staples shot the low round of the day for the Gusties with a 41-43--84 and is tied for fourth place individually, just three shots out of the lead. Eight-time defending national champion Methodist leads the field after firing a team score of 333 on day one.

Women’s Soccer Tops Bethel 3-1

The Gustavus women's soccer team fell behind by a goal in the first five minutes, but rebounded to notch a 3-1 victory over Bethel University on Friday afternoon in St. Peter. The Gusties moved to 7-10-1 overall, 4-6-1 in the MIAC with the win in the season finale. Bethel rounds out their season at 6-10-2, 1-8-2 in the conference.

Women’s Soccer Slips Past Augsburg 1-0

Sophomore Jenna Iaizzo (White Bear Lake, Minn.) scored in the 22nd minute to provide the only scoring as the Gustavus women's soccer team topped Augsburg 1-0 Wednesday night in Minneapolis. The Gusties won their second straight match to improve to 6-10-1 overall, 3-6-1 in the MIAC.

Volleyball Wraps Up Season With 3-2 Win Over Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus volleyball team closed out their season with a 3-2 victory over Saint Mary's on Wednesday night in St. Peter. The Gusties finish the season 14-11 overall, 5-6 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Junior Becca Thompson picked up a Gustavus season-high 23 kills in the win, while sophomore Andrea Kron eclipsed the 600-kill mark for her career with her 17 kills.

Men’s Soccer Continues Winning Ways with 4-0 Victory Over Augustana

The Gustavus men's soccer team defeated Augsustana College (Ill.) 4-0 in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Sunday afternoon. The Gusties were led by forward Alex Groth who scored two goals. Forward Caleb Bousu added two assists.