Archive for September, 2008
The Gustavus football team held a 10-7 lead over 18th-ranked Saint John's University in the second quarter, but the Johnnies scored 24 straight points to pull away for a 31-17 win in Collegeville on Saturday. Saint John's outgained the Gusties 364 yards to 250, as Johnnie quarterback Jordan Hansel threw for 283 yards on 19-of-36 passing with three touchdowns. Gustavus suffered its first loss of the season as its record fell to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in conference play, while Saint John's improved to
The Gustavus women's soccer team traveled to Northfield, Minn. for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match against the Knights of Carleton College. After a scoreless first half, Carleton was able to take the lead in the 71st minute from a goal by Nicky Bloom. Senior goalkeeper Ashley Ohlson made four saves for the Gusties in the loss. Gustavus falls to 2-5-2 overall and 1-2-1 in the MIAC, while Carleton moves to 5-4-0 overall and 3-2-0 in MIAC play.
The Gustavus Sports Information department will be providing a live video broadcast of today's volleyball match between Gustavus Adolphus and Hamline. The Gusties enter the match at 13-2 overall and 1-1 in the MIAC, while the Pipers come to St. Peter with an overall record of 10-4 and a conference record of 1-1. The video broadcast will be available by clicking here.
The Gustavus men's tennis team had a strong showing at the first day of the Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional being held at the Swanson Tennis Center and the Brown Outdoor Courts on the Gustavus campus as six players advanced to the Round of 16 in singles and four teams advanced to the third round in doubles.
The Gustavus football team will travel to Collegeville, Minn. to face 18th-ranked Saint John's University on Saturday, September 27 at 1 p.m. The Gusties enter the contest at 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC after defeating Hamline 21-14 last Saturday, while the Johnnies come in with a record of 2-1 overall and 0-1 in the conference play after losing to Concordia 9-6 a week ago.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior Kimbra Kosak (Grand Rapids, Minn.) has been named the MIAC Women's Golf Athlete of the Week by the league coaches. Kosak shot 78-75--153 to finish in fourth place in the Southwest Minnesota State Invitational in Marshall, Minn. In a field of 15 Division II teams and only two Division III teams, Kosak's nine-over-par led the Gusties to a fourth place team finish. As a team, Gustavus finished with a 322-315--637 (+61).
The Gustavus volleyball lost its first match to a Division III opponent in a 3-2 (20-25, 25-15, 22-25, 25-20, 10-15) decision against St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. on Wednesday night. Kim Smisek of St. Olaf led all hitters with 20 kills followed closely by teammate Jessica Levin at 19 kills. The Gustie hitters struggled against the St. Olaf defense as the Oles recorded 80 digs and outblocked Gustavus 13.0 to 8.0.
The Gustavus women's soccer team got its first Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory of the season tonight in Winona, Minn as head coach Mike Stehlik earned his 200th career victory. The Gusties shutout the Cardinals from Saint Mary's University 3-0 behind two goals from senior Christy Tupy. Fellow senior Ashley Ohlson got the shutout win in goal for the Gusties. Gustavus improves to 2-4-2 (1-1-1 MIAC) on the season, while Saint Mary's falls to 3-4-1 overall and 0-4-0 in the MIAC.
Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting the Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championship at the Swanson Indoor Tennis Center and the Brown Outdoor Courts. The Men's Division III Midwest Region Championships will take place Friday, September 26 through Sunday, September 28. The Wilson/ITA Men's Division III Championships at Gustavus will feature 23 of the top small college tennis programs in the region.
The Gustavus men's soccer team improved its conference mark to 3-0-0 with a 3-0 win over Saint Mary's on Tuesday afternoon. Skylar Schulz, Flynn Stewart-Franzen, and Fraser Horton scored for the Gusties, while goalkeeper Luke Strom made three saves and registered his third shutout of the season.