Archive for October, 2007

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Women’s Golf Ranked Second in Most Recent Division III National Poll

The National Golf Coaches Association released its final Division III poll of the fall season and the Gustavus women's golf team remained in the #2 spot behind #1 Methodist University. The Gusties won three of the five tournaments they participated in this fall and finished second at the MIAC Championships.

Men’s Golf Team Moves Up To Eighth Place in National Poll

The Golf Coaches Association of America released its final Division III poll of the fall season and the Gustavus men's golf team moved into the #8 position behind top ranked Methodist University. The Gusties jumped from the #18 position to the #8 position after winning the MIAC Championship at Bunker Hills Golf Course in early October.

Volleyball Earns 750th Win With 3-1 Victory Over Macalester

The Gustavus volleyball team became the first program in MIAC to eclipse the 750 win mark with a 3-1 victory over Macalester Wednesday night in St. Peter. Meghan Gehring (So., Eau Claire, Wisc.) and Andrea Kron (Sr., Cold Spring, Minn.) led the Golden Gusties with 15 kills apiece. The win kept Gustavus' MIAC playoff hopes alive, as the team remains tied with Hamline for the final playoff spot. Gustavus will square off against St. Mary's Saturday, while the Pipers will take on Macalester.

Women’s Soccer Falls to Macalester 2-1

The Gustavus women's soccer team saw its record fall to 3-7-0 on the season with a 2-1 loss at Macalester on Wednesday night. The Scots controlled play for much of the match outshooting the Gusties 20-2 and holding a 7-1 advantage on corner kicks. Becca Hagen scored the lone goal for Gustavus with 5:20 remaining in the game. The Gusties close out their season with a home match against St. Thomas on Saturday at 1:00 pm.

Men’s Cross Country Will Race in MIAC Championships Saturday

The Gustavus men's cross country team will take part in the MIAC Championships on Saturday at 3 pm at Como Park Golf Course in St. Paul, Minn. The Gusties will be looking to improve on their eighth place finish from a year ago. The 2007 Gustavus men's cross country team looks to improve on its eighth place finish at the conference championships in 2006. Senior Chris deLaubenfels earned all-conference honors a year ago with a 14th place finish.

Men’s Soccer Stays in Hunt For MIAC Title with 1-0 Win Over Macalester

The Gustavus men's soccer team kept its hopes alive for the MIAC regular season title with a 1-0 win over Macalester in St. Peter, Minn. on Tuesday afternoon. Bret Vander Streek scored the game-winner for the Gusties off an assist from Fraser Horton in the seventh minute of the match. Gustavus moved into a first place tie with Carleton after posting the win over the Scots. The Gusties play at St. Thomas on Saturday, while the Knights play at St. Olaf with the conference title on the line.

Women’s Cross Country Will Race in MIAC Championships Saturday

The Gustavus women's cross country team will take part in the MIAC Championships this Saturday at 2:00 pm at Como Park Golf Course in St. Paul, Minn. The Gustavus women's cross-country team looks to jump into the top three at the MIAC Championships after posting fourth place finishes for the past two years. Senior Laura Edlund has emerged as this year's top runner replacing two-time MIAC champion and NCAA Central Region Runner of the Year Hailey Harren.

Comeback Falls Short As Men’s Soccer Loses To UC-Santa Cruz 3-2

In a physical match that featured 24 fouls and three yellow cards, Gustavus fell to UC-Santa Cruz 3-1 in St. Peter Saturday morning. UC-Santa Cruz scored two of the three goals in a six-minute span in the second half to take a 3-1 lead the Gusties would be unable to overcome. The three goals allowed were the most goals given up by a Gustavus defense since 2001. Gustavus drops to 12-3-1 overall, while UC-Santa Cruz improved to 13-4.

Volleyball Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive With 3-2 Victory Over St. Ben’s

The Gustavus volleyball team kept its hopes of a MIAC playoff berth alive with a 3-2 win over St. Benedict Saturday afternoon in St. Joseph involving 41 ties and 18 lead changes. Coach Eckheart's squad snapped an eight-match home winning streak for the Blazers as four Gusties registered at least twelve kills each. Emily Klein paced the Gustavus defense with 26 digs, as Bridget Burtzel tallied 55 assists.

Wide Receiver Chad Arlt Sets School Record As Football Team Defeats Macalester 41-12

The Gustavus football team scored six of the first eight times it had possession of the ball and rolled to a 41-12 non-conference win over Macalester College at Hollingsworth Field in St. Peter on Saturday afternoon. Junior wide receiver Chad Arlt had a big day for the Gusties as he made 12 catches for 151 yards and one touchdown, while also breaking the school record for catches in a season.