Archive for September, 2007

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Women’s Soccer Defeats Luther 1-0

The Gustavus women's soccer team improved to 4-3-0 on the season with a 1-0 win over Luther in St. Peter, Minn. on Sunday afternoon. Senior forward Jenna Iaizzo headed in a corner kick from Rachel Iblings midway through the first half and that is all the Gusties needed to claim the non-conference victory over the Norse. Chelsea Bayer picked up the shutout win in the nets.


Butterworth’s Header Leads Men’s Soccer Past Luther 2-0

Gustavus won a key non-conference match over Luther 2-0 in St. Peter, Minn. Sunday afternoon. Mike Butterworth's (Katy, Tex.) late first half goal proved to be the difference maker for the Gusties. The win was sealed by Ben Eriksson's (Madison, Wisc.) first collegiate goal in the last minute of game with intensified Luther pressure. Trevor Brown (Madison, Wisc.) extended his shutout streak to four games.

Women’s Soccer Falls to Concordia-Moorhead 4-2

The Gustavus women's soccer team fell to 0-2 in the MIAC with a 4-2 loss at Concordia-Moorhead on Saturday afternoon. Becca Hagen and Amy Kunkel scored in the second half for the Gusties. Ashley Ohlson made 11 saves and suffered the loss in the nets for Gustavus.


Two Quick Strikes Propel Men’s Soccer Past Concordia

Two goals in the first eight minutes powered the Gustavus men's soccer team past Concordia 2-0 Saturday afternoon. Tim Gendron (Burnsville, Minn.) and Ryan Beduhn (St. Cloud, Minn.) put the Gusties on the board as the team never looked back. Luke Strom (Plymouth, Minn.) posted his second shutout of the season.


Football Team Stays Unbeaten with 30-14 Win at St. Thomas

The Gustavus football team improved to 2-0 on the season with a convincing 30-14 win over St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday afternoon. The Gustie offense was impressive all day scoring four touchdowns and amassing 544 yards of total offense. Senior quarterback Jordan Stolp had a big day for Gustavus as he completed 33-of-49 passes for 378 yards and two touchdowns. He rushed for one TD as well. The Gusties will play Hamline next Saturday in St. Peter, Minn.


Men’s Cross Country Finishes 14th at St. Olaf Invitational

The Golden Gustie men's cross country team turned in a 14th-place finish with 359 points at the 27 team St. Olaf Invitational Saturday morning. UW-La Crosse won the team competition with 83 points and all five runners finishing in the top 25. Dan Foley (Minneapolis, Minn.) was the top Gustavus finisher in 35th-place in 26:40.


Gustavus Women Runners Finish Seventh at St. Olaf Invitational

The Golden Gustie women's cross country team turned in a seventh-place finish with 198 points at the 25 team St. Olaf Invitational Saturday morning. First-place team UW-Eau Claire had three of the top 11 finishers to win with 97 points. Laura Edlund (Forest Lake, Minn.) again paced Gustavus with a 16th-place finish in 23:22.


Volleyball Wins Roller Coaster Match 3-1 Over Bethany Lutheran

The Golden Gustie volleyball team had its up and down moments in a 3-1 (30-19, 29-31, 30-14, 32-30) victory against Bethany Lutheran in Mankato Friday night. Gustavus dictated play in games one and three, while momentum shifted in the Vikings favor for game two and the majority of game four. Jennifer Thelemann paced all hitters with 22 kills, while chipping in nine digs.


Heidi Carlson Named Head Women’s Tennis Coach

Heidi Carlson has been named the head women's tennis coach at Gustavus Adolphus College. Carlson, who has been the assistant women's coach for the past ten years, replaces her husband Jon Carlson, who will now serve as the assistant coach for the program.


Eric Harris, Kali Griggs Named Golfers of the Week by the MIAC Golf Coaches

Gustavus men's golfer Eric Harris and women's golfer Kali Griggs have been named MIAC Golfers of the Week by the conference golf coaches. Harris, a senior from Eden Prairie, Minn., finished first out of 90 golfers at the Augsburg Invitational, while Griggs, a sophomore from Burnsville, Minn. (Visitation HS), finished first out of 93 competitors at the Wartburg Invitational.