Archive for October, 2016
The Gustavus men’s soccer team secured the No. 3 seed in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoffs and is set to host No. 6 Augsburg at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the opening round. The Gusties enter the game with a 7-8-1 overall record and finished 6-3-1 in the MIAC, while Augsburg is 7-9-2 overall and went 4-4-2 league play.
Gustavus star setter Nora Holtan (So., Rochester, Minn.) completed her spectacular regular season by winning her fourth MIAC Setter/Libero-of-the-Week award of the fall. She led her team to a 3-0 win over Hamline and a narrow 3-2 loss to Saint Mary's with 84 assists (10.50 per set), 26 digs, nine kills and three blocks. She had 30 assists, 10 digs, six kills and two blocks against the Pipers, and 54 assists, 16 digs, three kills and a block in a thriller against the Cardinals. Holtan's 9.87 assists-per-set leads the MIAC, and she's the only MIAC setter with more than 1,000 assists (1,115).
The Gustavus women’s soccer team heads to St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday afternoon for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinal playoff matchup against St. Catherine University.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team earned a split at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Showcase on Saturday with a 4-1 victory over St. Olaf. Colin Hernon (Jr., Bloomington, Minn.) scored his second goal in as many days, while Russell Barone (Fy., Mohena, Ill.) netted his first collegiate goal soon after, which proved to be the game-winner.
The Gustavus men’s soccer team secured the No. 3 seed in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoffs on Saturday with a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory at Hamline. Cody Billins’ (Fy., Farmington, Minn.) first career goal came with just five seconds remaining in the first overtime period to seal the victory in the regular season finale. The Gusties improve to 7-8-1 overall and 6-3-1 in the MIAC, and will host No. 6 seed Augsburg at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the first round of league playoffs.
The Gustavus volleyball team ended the regular season Saturday with a five-set loss at Saint Mary’s. The Gusties lost by set scores of 21-25, 25-21, 23-25, 25-17, 12-15, dropping to 21-7 overall and 9-2 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Gustavus now prepares for the MIAC Playoffs as the No. 2 seed and will host the winner of No. 3 St. Thomas and No. 6 Concordia on Thursday.
An early 14-0 lead in the first quarter set the tone for the Gustavus football team’s 23-3 victory over St. Olaf on Saturday. The Gusties outgained the Oles 407-209 in total yards, while forcing the home team to punt seven times and commit three turnovers. Gustavus snaps a four-game skid in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, improving to 4-4 overall and 2-4 in the league, while the Oles fall to 2-6 overall and 1-5 in the conference.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team fell by a score of 1-0 in double overtime Saturday at Hamline University to close out regular season play.
The Gustavus men's cross country team finished in third place of 11 teams at the 2016 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships Saturday afternoon at Como Golf Course in St. Paul, Minn.
The Gustavus women's cross country team finished 11th of 12 teams at the 2016 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships Saturday morning at Como Golf Course in St. Paul, Minn.