Archive for September, 2007
The Gustavus volleyball team opened the conference season with 3-2 battle (29-31, 30-13, 30-25, 28-30, 15-12) over Augsburg in Minneapolis Wednesday night. The match proved to be a defensive test as both squads combined for 288 digs and 26.5 blocks. Three Gusties tallied at least 15 kills to provide a balanced offensive attack in the win. Junior Emily Klein (Red Wing, Minn.) accumulated 48 digs in the defensive effort, while junior Bridget Burtzel (Cold Spring, Minn.) tallied 58 assists.
The Gustavus women's soccer team was shut out for the first time this season losing to St. Olaf 1-0 in Northfield on Wednesday afternoon. The Gusties are now 3-2-0 overall and 0-1-0 in conference play.
The Gustavus men's soccer team opened MIAC play Wednesday with a 1-0 win over St. Olaf. First-year forward Max Malmquist (Salt Lake City, Utah/Skyline) scored the game-winning goal on a pass from junior Flynn Stewart-Franzen (Minneapolis, Minn./Holy Angels) midway through the second half. Senior goalkeeper Trevor Brown (Madison, Wisc./Memorial) recorded his third shutout of the season.
Emily Klein, a junior libero on the Gustavus Adolphus volleyball team, continues to etch her name in the Gustavus volleyball record books. The Red Wing, Minnesota native surpassed Tara Houlihan as the all-time digs leader at Gustavus with 1,320. The old mark held by Houlihan was 1,226 digs. Klein now owns every dig record in Gustavus history including the single-season record with 649 digs last season.
The Gustavus men's golf team sent two teams to the Augsburg Invitational and came away with the tournament title by the Gustavus Gold squad and a fourth place finish by the Gustavus Black squad. Eric Harris, playing for the Gold squad claimed medalist honors with a 36-hole total of 72-72-144.
Gustavus junior wide receiver Chad Arlt has been honored by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the D3football.com website for his play against Willamette University last Saturday. Arlt was named co-Offensive Player of the Week by the MIAC and he was also placed on the D3football.com National Team of the Week after making 15 catches for 209 yards and two touchdowns in the Gusties 35-24 win over Willamette in St. Peter last weekend.
The Gustavus men's golf team shot a sizzling first round total of 290 and holds a 15 stroke lead over Saint John's II (305) after the first round of the Augsburg Invitational. Gustavus II fired a team score of 306 and is in a tie for third place one shot behind the Johnnies. The first round was played at the Crow River Golf Club in Hutchinson, Minn.
The Gustavus women's soccer team bounced back from a disappointing 3-1 loss to UW-Stevens Point on Friday, with a convincing 4-0 win at UW-Stout on Saturday night. The Gusties scored three goals in the first half and then added one more in the final 45 minutes to claim the non-conference win. Four different players scored for Gustavus.
The Gustavus women's golf team posted an impressive first place finish at the 14-team Wartburg Invitational which was held this past weekend in Waverly, Iowa. Individually, Kali Griggs claimed medalist honors with a 36-hole total of 74-73-147. Teammate Kimbra Kosak finished tied for third at 76-83-159, and Rachel Roberg finished in a tie for sixth at 77-83-160.
The Gustavus men's soccer team saw its three-match winning streak come to an end with a 2-0 loss to UW-Oshkosh in Oshkosh on Sunday afternoon. The Titans scored a goal midway through each half to remain unbeaten on the season. UW-Oshkosh goalkeeper Derek Christiansen stymied the Gustie offense by making eight saves to record the shutout.