The Gustavus women’s soccer team played Augsburg to a 0-0 tie after 110:00 minutes in the season finale on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. Gustavus finishes the 2010 season with a 6-11-1 overall record and a 2-8-1 MIAC record.
Both squads recorded four shots in the first half. Gustavus goalkeeper Chelsea Bayer made two saves in the opening frame, while Auggie goalkeeper Katie Gajewski made three. Gustavus and Augsburg both had one corner kick opportunity in the half.
Augsburg came out firing in the second half, peppering the Gustie goalminder with nine shots. Senior Bayer was up to the challenge in her final game in nets, making five saves to keep the Auggies off the board. Gustavus registered three shot in the half, while both teams tallied one corner kick.
Gustavus held a slight shot advantage in the two overtime periods, outshooting Augsburg 3-to-2. The Gusties had a pair of scoring chances with under five minutes to play, yet Gajewski was there to close the door on shots fired by Amanda Cartony and Leah Brossoit.
Augsburg outshot Gustavus 15-to-10 and held the corner kick advantage 4-to-2 in the match. Leah Brossoit led the Gusties with three shots, while Nicole Kwapick and Amanda Cartony each had two. Bayer registered a season-high nine saves while her counterpart Gajewski recorded six.
It was Senior Day at the Gustavus Soccer Field as seven seniors were honored for their commitment and dedication to the Gustavus Soccer Program. A special thanks goes out to seniors Chelsea Bayer, Mackenzie Del Santro, Ashley Anderson, Nicole Kwapick, Abbey Maus, Karen Maus, and Meghan Faricy.
“It was nice for our senior class to play a strong game on a great Saturday afternoon at home in front of so many family and friends,” said Head Coach Mike Stehlik.
Gustavus finishes the MIAC season with seven points to finish in 10th place. Augsburg totals 17 points to finish seventh place.