Archive for October, 2008

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Men’s Soccer Holds On For 3-2 Win At Buena Vista

The Gustavus men's soccer team jumped out to a 3-1 lead against non-conference foe Buena Vista on Sunday, but then had to hold off a late charge from the Beavers to claim a 3-2 win in Storm Lake, Iowa. The Gusties got goals from Max Malmquist, Fraser Horton, and Chris Golv, while Luke Strom picked up the win in goal. Gustavus is now 12-4-1 on the season.

Gusties Explode For Eight Goals In Win Over Buena Vista

The Gustavus women's soccer team exploded for eight goals, five in the second half, en route to an 8-0 win over the Beavers from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa Sunday afternoon. Senior Ashley Voigtlander scored the winning goal just 62 seconds into the match and Ashley Ohlson got the shutout in goal for the Gusties. Gustavus improves its season record to 7-7-3, while Buena Vista drops to 2-15-0 on the season.

Senior Ray Wilson Sets Rushing Record As Football Defeats Augsburg 34-31

The Gustavus football team controlled the line of scrimmage as the Gusties rushed for 354 yards in a 34-31 victory over Augsburg College on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. Senior running back Ray Wilson (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) set a single-game record with 258 rushing yards on 28 carries and two touchdowns, including the eventual game-winning touchdown on an 81-yard dash.

Women’s Soccer Plays To 1-1 Draw With Macalester On Senior Day

The Gustavus women's soccer team played to a 1-1 draw with the Scots from Macalester College on Senior Day in St. Peter, Minn. Ashley Anderson tied the score with her third goal of the season in the 59h minute when she re-directed a cross from Megan Gode past goalkeeper Jenny Lee. Ashley Ohlson played in goal for the Gusties and got the tie. With the draw, Gustavus moves to 6-7-3 (4-4-2 in the MIAC), while Macalester moves to 8-7-2 (5-3-2 in the MIAC).

Defensive Effort Gives Volleyball Thrilling 3-2 Win Over Concordia

The 20th-ranked Gustavus volleyball team defeated its second ranked opponent of the week in a 3-2 win (25-21, 25-23, 25-27, 21-25, 15-10) over No. 12 Concordia on Friday in St. Peter. The Gustie back row players were able to withstand the Cobber offensive attack as Coach Kari Eckheart's squad compiled 134 digs. With the win, the Gusties clinched a spot in the MIAC Post-Season Tournament as they improved to 7-2 in the league and 23-3 overall.

Men’s Soccer Clinches Playoff Berth With 2-1 Overtime Win At Macalester

The Gustavus men's soccer team claimed an important 2-1 conference win over Macalester in St. Paul on Friday night. Freshman defender Justin Eglseder took a pass from Skylar Schulz and drove a ball past Scot goalkeeper Mark Mullaney from the six-yard line in the 109th minute. The win allowed the Gusties to clinch a spot in the MIAC Playoffs for the sixth consecutive year.

Women’s Soccer Defeats St. Olaf 1-0

The Gustavus women's soccer team defeated the Oles from St. Olaf College 1-0 on a cold and rainy Wednesday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. Christy Tupy scored her fourth goal of the season in the 26th minute when she one-touched a pass from Chelsea Craven into the left corner beating Ole goalkeeper Elizabeth Huggins. Ashley Ohlson got the win in goal for the Gusties. With the victory, Gustavus improves to 6-7-2 (4-4-1 in the MIAC), while St. Olaf drops to 7-7-1 (4-3-1 in the MIAC).

Volleyball Defeats Saint Benedict 3-1 In Battle Of Ranked Teams

The Gustavus volleyball team prevailed in a battle of ranked teams as the 20th-ranked Gusties defeated 21st-ranked Saint Benedict 3-1 (25-27, 25-23, 27-25, 25-15) on Wednesday in St. Peter. The Blazers outhit coach Kari Eckheart's squad 56-51, but committed 11 more hitting errors during the match. Gustavus improved to 22-3 overall and 6-2 in conference play, while Saint Benedict saw its' 18-game winning streak come to an end as it dropped to 25-4 overall and 8-1 in the MIAC.

Football to Host Augsburg For Hall of Fame Weekend

The Gustavus football team hosts Augsburg College at Lloyd Hollingsworth Field on Saturday with kick-off at 1 pm. The Gusties and the Auggies enter the game with identical 4-2 overall and 2-2 MIAC records. Last week, Gustavus won its second straight game by defeating previously unbeaten Carleton College 30-29 in overtime in Northfield. Augsburg suffered its second consecutive loss falling to Concordia 40-18 in Minneapolis.

Becker and Berglund Named MIAC Football Players of the Week

Gustavus Adolphus junior quarterback Jordan Becker (Easton, Minn./Blue Earth Area) and senior defensive lineman Brian Berglund (Lauderdale, Minn./Roseville Area) have been named MIAC Football Players of the Week for their roles in a 30-29 overtime win over Carleton College last Saturday. Becker was named MIAC Offensive Player of the Week, while Berglund was named MIAC Special Teams Player of the Week.