‘Football’ Category

17 Gusties Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Wednesday announced the members of the 2022 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers.

103 Gusties Named MIAC Fall 2021 Academic All-Conference

Student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) continue to achieve in both athletics and in the classroom. On Wednesday, the MIAC announced its Academic All-Conference honorees for the 2021-22 fall semester, which included 103 Gustavus student-athletes. 

Four Gusties Named D3football.com All-Region

D3football.com released its regional awards on Wednesday and four Gustavus football players received recognition on the All-Region 6 Team. Zach Jakes (Sr., North Mankato) is First Team Defense, Andrew Abegglen (Jr., Mound) is Second Team Offense, Carson Dekam (So., Owatonna) is Second Team Defense, and Ezekiel Sundberg (Sr., Lakewood, Colo.) is Third Team Defense. 

Football Earns Eight First Team All-Conference Honors, Jakes Wins Stam Award

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its football postseason honors on Tuesday afternoon and 16 Gusties earned recognition. Senior defensive lineman Zach Jakes (Mankato) highlighted the honors for Gustavus by being voted the recipient of the Mike Stam Award, given the to Lineman of the Year.

Abegglen, Thelen Selected to CoSIDA Academic All-District Football Team

The 2021 CoSIDA Academic All-District Football Teams were released Thursday morning and Gustavus junior kicker Andrew Abegglen (Mound) and senior receiver Dalton Thelen (Cold Spring) were selected to the District 6 Team, which recognizes student-athletes from institutions in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Abegglen Earns Fifth MIAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week

Andrew Abegglen (Jr., Mound) made a 31-yard field goal late in Gustavus's 39-7 victory at Concordia to tie the program record of 13 made field goals in a season. He is now tied with Ryan Boutwell - who went 13-of-18 in 1997 - for the school record.

Football Wins Decisively at Concordia, Finishes With Best Record Since 1998

The Gustavus football team completed its best season in over two decades on Saturday with a decisive 39-7 victory at snow-covered Concordia. With the win, the Gusties end the season in third place in the MIAC at 6-2 and went 8-2 overall for the first time since 1998.

Football Battles Concordia in MIAC Third Place Game

The Gustavus football team travels to Concordia for the MIAC third place game at 1 p.m. Saturday in the final game of the season. The Gusties enter the contest 7-2 overall, 5-2 in the MIAC, and 3-1 in the Northwoods Division, while the Cobbers are 4-5 overall, 3-4 in the league, and 3-1 in the Skyline Division.

Abegglen Earns Fourth MIAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week Honor

Andrew Abegglen (Jr., Mound) was a perfect 3-for-3 on field goal tries in Saturday's 29-14 win over St. Olaf. His field goals were of 32, 42, and 23 yards. The 42-yarder was his career-long. Abegglen is now one made field goal shy of tying the Gustavus program record for made field goals in a season (13).

Football Wins Final Home Game 29-14 Over St. Olaf

The Gustavus football team won its final home game of the season Saturday at Hollingsworth Field, defeating St. Olaf 29-14, improving to 7-2 overall, 5-2 in the MIAC, and 3-1 in the Northwoods Division. With the victory, the Gusties have secured a spot in the MIAC third-place matchup next Saturday at Concordia, who earned the Skyline Division’s No. 2 seed with a 41-7 victory over Hamline today.