Archive for October, 2005
Junior Alex Zupan (Monona, Wis.) finished 77th overall to lead the Gustavus men's cross country team to a 19th place finish at the Jim Drews Invitational hosted by UW-La Crosse. Zupan crossed the line in 26:01 in a 23-team field that spanned all divisions of the NCAA.
Junior Becca Thompson registered a game-high 18 kills, but it was not enough as the Gustavus volleyball team was swept by Concordia, 3-0, Friday night in Moorhead. The Cobbers improve to 19-2, 6-2 in the MIAC, while the Gusties fall to 12-11 overall, 3-6 in the league. Gustavus returns home to face Macalester (10-15, 3-5 MIAC) on Wednesday.
The Gustavus men's soccer team moved its record to 8-2-3 with a 3-1 non-conference win over UC-Santa Cruz. UC-Santa Cruz, which entered the match ranked fourth nationally by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, dropped to 10-1-1.
The Gustavus women's doubles team of Lauren Hom (Jr., Stevens Point, Wis.) and Marla Menne (Sr., White Bear Lake, Minn.) picked up a pair of wins Friday afternoon en route to the Division III Women's Doubles title at the ITA Small College Championships held at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida.
The Gustavus volleyball team battled #16 St. Thomas through four games on Wednesday night in St. Peter, but came up on the short end of a 3-1 score. The Tommies siezed a 2-0 lead before the Gusties rallied to win game three. The Tommies clinched the match with a 30-27 win in game four.
The Gustavus men's soccer team played the University of St. Thomas to a scoreless tie Wednesday afternoon in St. Paul. The Gusties move to 7-2-3 overall and 4-1-2 in the MIAC with the tie, while St. Thomas moves to 12-2-1 overall, 5-1-1 in the league. Gustavus will host #4 UC-Santa Cruz on Friday afternoon in St. Peter.
The Gustavus men's basketball team will host an exhibition game to benefit hurricane relief efforts on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Gus Young Court. The cash donations collected at this event will be combined with other donations to St. Peter Cares to aid residents of Concordia Parish, Louisiana.
The Gustavus women's soccer team lost to St. Thomas 2-0 in St. Peter on Tuesday afternoon. The Gusties were led by senior goalkeeper Tori Boughton who recorded ten saves.
Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore quarterback Jordan Stolp (Mankato, Minn.) threw five touchdown passes and ran for another to help the Gusties defeat Augsburg 42-27. Stolp's efforts earned him Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference offensive player of the week honors.
The Gustavus men's golf team wrapped up its fall season with a second place finish at its own Twin Cities Classic. The Gusties tied for second place with Saint John's and finished behind champion UW-Eau Claire. Clayton Johnson led the Gusties with by placing 7th individually.