Archive for October, 2006Page 5

Volleyball Goes 1-1 on First Day of Border Battle Tournament

The Gustavus volleyball team lost to Coe College 3-1 and then defeated Luther College 3-0 on the first day of the Border Battle Tournament being hosted by Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In the loss to Coe, the Gusties saw their eight-match win streak come to an end. The tournament will conclude with two matches on Saturday.

Women’s Soccer Loses to Macalester 1-0 in Double Overtime

The Gustavus women's soccer team lost a heartbreaker to Macalester College 1-0 in the second overtime at St. Peter on Saturday afternoon. It took 105 minutes for Macalester to record the game-winning goal by first-year Rose Betzler. The Gusties fall to 4-6-2 overall, 1-4-2 in the MIAC while the Scots improve to 8-0-4, 4-0-2 in the conference.

Football Falls to Bethel In Homecoming Tilt 40-0

Bethel quarterback Ben Wetzell ran for three scores and threw for another to lead Royals past Gustavus Adolphus 40-0 in Saturday's Homecoming game at Hollingsworth Field in St. Peter. The Gusties, who fall to 2-3 overall, 1-3 in the MIAC, were limited to 88 yards of offense by a stingy Royals defense. Gustavus travels to Collegeville to face league-leading Saint John's next Saturday.

Women’s Golf Second After Day One of MIAC Championships

The Gustavus Adolphus women's golf team fired a first-round 343 and trails five-time defending champion St. Thomas by three strokes following the first day of the 2006 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Golf Championships. The Gusties have three individuals in the top ten after day one, led by Rachel Roberg, who is fourth after an 84.

Men’s Golf Second After First Day at Twin Cities Classic

The Gustavus Adolphus men's golf team placed a pair of golfers in the top ten after the first day of the Twin Cities Classic at Elk River Country Club in Elk River, Minn. The Gusties, who trail Central by six strokes, fired a first-round 295 and sit one shot ahead of MIAC Champion Saint John's. Jordan Hawkinson is tied for third after a first-round 71.

Men’s Soccer Defeats Macalester 1-0 in St. Paul

The Gustavus men's soccer team picked up a very important 1-0 win over Macalester College in St. Paul on Friday night. Alex Groth scored the game-winner for the Gusties in the 55th minute. Gustavus improves to 9-1-1 overall and 5-1-0 in the MIAC, while Macalester falls to 6-4-1 overall and 3-2-0 in the MIAC.

Women’s Golf to Participate in MIAC Championships This Weekend

The Gustavus Adolphus women's golf team will participate in the 2006 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's Golf Championships this weekend at Bunker Hills G.C. in Coon Rapids, Minn. The Gusties, who are in pursuit of their initial league crown, will be trying to knock off five-time defending champion St. Thomas.

Football to Host Bethel for Homecoming

Gustavus welcomes Bethel University to Lloyd Hollingsworth Field this weekend for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. The Gusties are 2-2, 1-2 in the MIAC after last weekend's 41-13 home loss to St. Olaf. Bethel enters today's contest with a 4-1 overall record, 2-1 in the MIAC after a 17-7 win over St. Thomas last weekend.

Volleyball Wins Eighth Straight, Defeats St. Olaf 3-1

The Gustavus volleyball team defeated St. Olaf College 3-1 (30-25, 30-23, 31-33, 30-17) Wednesday evening in St. Peter. The win is the Gusties' eighth consecutive, and the team's sixth conference win of the season. Gustavus improves its overall record to 14-3 and its conference record to 6-0. The Oles fall to 6-9 overall and 2-4 in MIAC play.

Volleyball Player Jennifer Thelemann Named MIAC Hitter of the Week

Gustavus junior Jennifer Thelemann was named the MIAC's Hitter of the Week by the league volleyball coaches on Monday. Thelemann helped lead the Gusties to an impressive win over conference opponent Bethel last week. During the four-game match, she tallied 21 kills with only four errors in 42 attempts for a hitting percentage of .405 and 5.25 kills per game.