Archive for September, 2006

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Football Tripped Up By St. Thomas in MIAC Opener 21-7

The Gustavus Adolphus football team saw its 2006 record evened at 1-1 with a 21-7 loss to St. Thomas Saturday at Hollingsworth Field in St. Peter. The Tommies outgained the Gusties 255-181 overall, including 184-57 on the ground. St. Thomas also forced four Gustavus turnovers in the MIAC opener for both schools. The Gusties (1-1, 0-1 MIAC) travel to Hamline for a MIAC matchup next weekend.

Volleyball Defeats Bethany Lutheran 3-0

The Gustavus volleyball team defeated Bethany Lutheran 3-0 (30-21, 30-17, 30-23) in a nonconference matchup on Gus Young Court in St. Peter on Friday night. The Gusties improve to 9-3 overall, while the Vikings fall to 2-8. Gustavus has won five of its last seven overall.

Football Game Versus St. Thomas to be Video, Audio Streamed

The Gustavus Adolphus football game against the University of St. Thomas on Saturday, September 16 will be both audio- and video-streamed through the Gustavus athletics website. Game time is 1 p.m. with Tom Wheeler and Ken Ericson providing play-by-play and commentary. Saturday's game will also be carried on terrestrial radio by KNUJ AM (860) out of New Ulm.

Football to Host St. Thomas in MIAC Opener

Gustavus welcomes the University of St. Thomas to Lloyd Hollingsworth Field Saturday in the 2006 MIAC opener for both schools. The Gusties enter the game with a 1-0 record following a 35-7 season-opening win at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon last Saturday. St. Thomas is 1-1 on the season and posted a 19-7 victory over Loras last weekend.

Volleyball Opens MIAC Play with 3-0 Win Over Hamline

The Gustavus volleyball team swept Hamline 3-0 (30-25, 30-19, 30-25) in its Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener in St. Peter on Wednesday night. The Gusties improve to 8-3 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC, while Hamline falls to 6-4 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC. Sophomore setter Bridget Burtzel (Cold Spring, Minn.) turned in a strong all-around performance with 33 set assists, 16 digs, 2 total blocks and 3 kills.

Women’s Soccer Opens MIAC Slate With 2-0 Loss to Carleton

The Gustavus Adolphus women's soccer fell to 2-3 overall and 0-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with a 2-0 loss to Carleton on Wednesday in Northfield. Jenna Iaizzo took a game-high four shots, but was unable to find the net. Gustavus will host Concordia in another MIAC matchup Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m.

Men’s Soccer Beats Carleton 2-0 in MIAC Opener

The Gustavus men's soccer team pulled out a 2-0 victory over Carleton College, Wednesday afternoon in St. Peter. The Gusties took a 1-0 early lead in the first half and then played exceptional defense the rest of the way. The second goal came with 23 seconds left to play on a Mike Butterworth breakaway. Gustavus extends its unbeaten streak to five games, and improves its record to 4-0-1, while getting its first win in MIAC play. The Knights fall to 2-3 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC.

Football Player Chad Arlt Named to Team of the Week

Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore wide receiver Chad Arlt (St. Michael, Minn.) has been named to the Team of the Week for week 2 of the 2006 season after making eight catches for 188 yards and two touchdowns in the Gusties' 35-7 season-opening win at Willamette (Ore.) University last weekend.

Volleyball Team Defeats Martin Luther 3-1 in Home Opener

The Gustavus women's volleyball team improved its record to 7-3 on the season with a 3-1 win over Martin Luther College at home on Monday night. The Gusties lost game one 25-30, but then rallied to win the next three games (30-23, 30-18, 30-22) to win the match. Jennifer Thelemann led the Gustavus attack with 16 kills.

Men’s Golf Finishes Third at Augsburg Invitational

In its first competition of the fall, the Gustavus men's golf team place two teams in the top five Sunday at the Augsburg Invitational at Minnesota Dunes Golf Course in Cottage Grove. The Gold team finished third with a score of 300-304--604, while the Black team finished fifth with a score of 316-303--619. Juniors Jordan Hawkinson (Gustavus Gold) and Eric Harris (Gustavus Black) each tied for eighth with a 36-hole total of 149 to rank as the top Gusties on the medalist leaderboard.