Archive for September, 2006
The Gustavus women's golf team holds a nine-stroke lead after day one of the Best Western Riverport Inn Collegiate Classic hosted by Winona State University. 36 holes were played Saturday with Gustavus posting rounds of 328 and 323 for a 651 total, leading host Winona State (327-333--660) and St. Thomas (337-331--668). The tournament will conclude with 18 holes on Sunday morning at Cedar Valley G.C. in Winona.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's golf team finds itself in a tie for second place following day one of the 2006 MIAC Men's Golf Championships. Gustavus and Augsburg each posted team scores of 303, nine shots back of defending champion Saint John's, which currently has four players in the top nine.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's soccer team picked up another point in the MIAC standings Saturday, playing to a 1-1 draw with St. Olaf in St. Peter. The Oles (5-3-1, 1-3-1 MIAC) took the lead with an early second-half goal by Katie Bierlein off a corner kick, but the Gusties (3-5-2, 1-3-2 MIAC) answered in the 84th minute as Jenna Iaizzo knotted the game. Gustavus outshot the Oles 5-0 in 20 minutes of extra time, but could not put a game-winner through.
The Gustavus Adolphus football team dropped to 2-2 overall, 1-2 in the MIAC with a 41-13 loss to St. Olaf on Saturday. St. Olaf, which outgained the Gusties 421 yards to 331, moved its record to 5-0 on the season and 3-0 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's golf team will participate in the 2006 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championships this weekend (Saturday-Monday) at Bunker Hills G.C. in Coon Rapids, Minn. The Gusties, who are in pursuit of their 25th league crown, will be trying to knock off two-time defending champion Saint John's.
Gustavus welcomes the St. Olaf College to Lloyd Hollingsworth Field Saturday for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. The Gusties are 2-1, 1-1 in the MIAC after last weekend's 20-8 win at Hamline. St. Olaf enters this weekend's contest with a 4-0 overall record, 2-0 in the MIAC after a 68-17 home win over Augsburg last weekend. The event is one of the keystone events for Gustavus' Hall of Fame Weekend.
Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting the 2006 Wilson/ITA Men's Division III Midwest Region Championships, one of the 61 Wilson/ITA Regional Championships played across the country over the last three weeks of September. Championship play will take place Friday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 1 at the Swanson Indoor Tennis Center and the Brown Outdoor Courts in St. Peter.
The Gustavus volleyball team won its seventh straight match of the season, 3-1 against Bethel University Wednesday evening in St. Peter. The Gusties won by the scores of 30-14, 30-27, 27-30, and 30-24. Gustavus improves to 13-3 overall and 5-0 in the MIAC. The Royals fall to 11-5 on the season and 3-3 in conference play.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's soccer team fell to 2-5-1 overall, 1-3-1 in the MIAC on Wednesday with a 2-1 overtime loss to Saint Mary's University in Winona. SMU's Lisa Tlougan put the game-winner past Gustavus' Ashley Ohlson with 3:37 to play in the first extra session. Ashley Voigtlander scored the lone Gustavus goal in the 83rd minute off an assist by Rachel Iblings. Gustavus will host St. Olaf on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Gustavus men's soccer team used a goal by Dan Suchy in the first half and a goal by Mike Butterworth in the second half to defeat St. Mary's University 2-1 in St. Peter on Tuesday afternoon. Suchy's goal came in the 13th minute with an assist from Jeffrey Johnson, while Butterworth's goal in the 67th minute was unassisted. The Cardinals tallied a goal in the 75th minute to cut the lead to 2-1, but the Gusties held on for the win.