Archive for October, 2007
The Gustavus football team will host Saint John's University in a key MIAC matchup on Saturday at 1:00 pm at Hollingsworth Field on the Gustavus campus. It is Homecoming Day for the Gusties. Gustavus enters with a record of 3-2-0 overall and 2-2-0 in the MIAC, while the third ranked Johnnies enter with a mark of 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the MIAC. You can watch and listen to the game through the Gustavus Athletics website by using the live broadcast link on the left side of the homepage.
Bryan and Paukert Advance to Semifinals in Singles and Doubles at ITA Championships, White and Krebsbach To Play for Third Place
The Gustavus contingent at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Small College Championships had an interesting first day highlighted by Andy Bryan advancing to the semifinals in singles and teaming with Charlie Paukert to advance to the semifinals in doubles on the men's side. On the women's side Jenni White and Sierra Krebsbach dropped first round matches in singles, but split two matches in doubles play and will now play for third place in the doubles draw.
The Golden Gustie volleyball team only needed 74 minutes to snap its three-match MIAC losing streak defeating St. Kate's 3-0 (30-21, 30-20, 30-20) Wednesday night in St. Peter. Gustavus turned in its best hitting match of the season hitting .262 compared to .124 for St. Kate's. Bridget Burtzel dished out 45 assists, as Emily Klein compiled a match-high 21 digs. The Gusties improved to 15-6 overall and 3-3 in the MIAC, while St. Catherine falls to 9-13 overall and 1-6 in the MIAC.
The cold weather did not stop the Gustavus men's soccer team from defeating MIAC rival Augsburg 2-0 Wednesday in St. Peter. Sam Barthell scored his first collegiate goal in the first half to give the Gusties a 1-0 halftime lead. Gustavus would extend its lead in the second half on a goal by Mike Butterworth. Goalkeeper Trevor Brown posted his eighth shutout of the season in the nets as Gustavus improved to 11-2-1 overall and 6-1-0 in the MIAC. Augsburg falls to 7-6-0 overall and 3-3-0 in the MIAC.
Gustavus Women’s Hockey Versus UW-Stevens Point Selected As National Women’s Game of the Week by USCHO
US College Hockey Online (USCHO) will begin its fourth season of the Women's Game of the Week by broadcasting the Gustavus women's hockey game against UW-Stevens Point Saturday, November 3 at 2:00 pm in St. Peter. Gustavus is ranked #3 in the USCHO Preseason Poll, while UW-Stevens Point is ranked #7. This match-up is one of two Division III games broadcasted this season by USCHO. Brian Schulz, a broadcaster at the 2001 and 2004 World Women's Hockey Championships, will handle the play-by-play duties.
Senior Laura Edlund (Forest Lake, Minn.) continues to run well as she won her first race of the season at the MSU-Mankato Open in Mankato Saturday in 15:25. No team scores were kept as Gustavus, MSU-Mankato, and St. Cloud State were the only schools competing in the 4K race. The Gusties had four runners place in the top seven. Sarah Bernhardson (Eden Prairie, Minn.) turned in her best race of the season finishing third with a time of 15:44, and being the second Gustie to cross the finish line.
Cross country runner Chris deLaubenfels (Mount Vernon, Iowa) turned in his best finish of the season finishing second in 20:28 at the MSU-Mankato Open in Mankato Saturday. No team scores were kept as Gustavus, MSU-Mankato, and St. Cloud State were the only schools competing in the 6K race. John Leaf was the second Gustie to cross the finish in 12th-place with a time of 21:14. Five Gustavus runners competed in the race.
The Gustavus women's soccer team saw its two-game win streak come to an end with a 1-0 loss at Augsburg on Tuesday night. The Gusties, who had scored nine goals in their last two games, were shut out by Augsburg goaltender Maggie DeGroot. The Auggies scored the lone goal of the game in the 18th minute. Gustavus is now 2-5-0 in MIAC play and four of those losses are by one goal.
The Gustavus women's golf team finished second at the 2007 MIAC Championships which were held at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. The Gusties fired a 54-hole total of 326-318-342--986 and finished 19 shots behind St. Thomas which recorded a score of 322-316-329-967. Gustavus was led by Rachel Roberg, who placed third with a total of 81-79-82--242.
The Gustavus men's golf team trailed defending champion Saint John's by five strokes heading into the final round of the MIAC Championships, however the Gusties recorded their finest round of the fall season (288) and finished eight shots ahead of the runner-up Johnnies to claim the 2007 MIAC Team Championship. Gustavus freshman Ajeetesh Sandhu fired a 72 on the final day and finished first individually with a 36-hole total of 74-71-72--217 (+1).