Archive for October, 2007
The Gustavus volleyball team lost a close three-set match to Concordia Friday night 3-0. Cobber serving proved to be the difference as Concordia had eight service aces compared to one for the Golden Gusties. Bridget Burtzel (Cold Spring, Minn.) paced Gustavus with 24 digs to go along with 39 assists. Jen Thelemann led all hitters with 16 kills. Gustavus fell to 15-8 overall and 3-5 in the MIAC. Concordia clinched a MIAC playoff berth with the victory improving to 15-5 and 7-1 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women's soccer team allowed two first half goals and suffered its third consecutive shutout losing to UW-La Crosse 2-0 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The Gusties are now 7-8-0 overall on the season.
Andy Bryan Finishes Second in Singles at ITA Championships, White, Krebsbach Finish Sixth and Seventh Respectively
Gustavus men's tennis player Andy Bryan finished second at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Small College Championships with a hard-fought loss to John Watts of Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri) 6-4, 2-6, 3-6. On the women's side, Jenni White lost to Katie Tabb of Washington and Lee 4-6, 5-7 to finish in sixth place, while Sierra Krebsbach defeated Sabra Rogers of Emory 6-1, 6-3 to finish seventh. The tournament was played in Mobile, Alabama.
The Gustavus men's cross country team turned in a 17th-place finish with 459 points at the 25-team Jim Drews Invitational Saturday morning in La Crosse, Wis. UW-La Crosse won the team competition with 75 points and all five runners finishing in the top 20. Senior Chris deLaubenfels (Mount Vernon, Iowa) beat his best time of the season by 30 seconds with a time of 26:38 and a 45th place-finish.
The Gustavus women's soccer team continued to struggle to score goals falling 2-0 to Bethel at Gustavus on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties controlled play for much of the game out-shooting the Royals 16-11, while holding an 8-2 advantage in corner kicks, however Bethel scored twice in a three-minute span late in the first half and claimed the 2-0 victory.
The Gustavus football team got off to a slow start for the third consecutive game and #3 Saint John's took advantage by jumping out to a 13-0 lead on their way to a decisive 40-0 win in front of a standing room only Homecoming crowd of 5,200 at Hollingsworth Field. The Gustie offense never got on track in the game compiling a meager 133 yards of total offense against the Johnnie defensive unit. Gustavus has now lost three straight games and falls to 3-3 overall and 2-3 in the MIAC.
On a beautiful day in La Crosse, Wisc., the Gustavus women's cross country team finished 11th with 295 points at the Tori Neubauer Invitational late Saturday morning. The University of Minnesota finished in first place with 120 points having all top five runners in the top 40. Laura Edlund (Forest Lake, Minn.) crossed the finish line first for the Golden Gusties in 16th-place with a time of 22:52. Edlund has been the fastest Gustavus finisher in every race this season.
The Gustavus men's soccer team made MIAC history Saturday by becoming the first men's soccer program to record 400 wins with a 1-0 overtime win against Bethel in Arden Hills. Fraser Horton scored the game-winner with two minutes remaining in overtime for the victory. Goalkeeper Trevor Brown posted the shutout making six saves in the nets. Gustavus improved its conference record to 7-1-0 and its overall record to 12-2-1. Bethel dropped to 0-7-0 in the MIAC and to 3-12-0 overall.
The Gustavus volleyball team fell short in a defensive marathon that lasted over two hours with Hamline 3-2 Friday night in St. Paul. Both teams fought to end rallies as defenses on both sides of the court refused to let the ball touch the ground. Emily Klein led all back-row players with 40 digs in a match where the Golden Gusties compiled 122 digs and Hamline had 137. Jen Thelemann notched a team-high 19 kills.
Andy Bryan Advances to Singles Final at ITA Championships, While Jenni White and Sierra Krebsbach Finish Third in Doubles
Gustavus men's tennis player Andy Bryan advanced to the singles championship at the ITA Small College Championships with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Dan Greenberg of Williams College. Bryan will play John Watts of Washington University in the championship match on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 8:30 am (EST). On the women's side, Jenni White and Sierra Krebsbach won the third place match in the doubles draw by defeating Marissa Lin and Vindya Dayananda of Chicago University 6-3, 6-4.