‘Football’ Category

Finch Named D3football.com All-West Region First Team

D3football.com released its All-West Region Teams on Tuesday morning and Gustavus junior tight end Brayton Finch (Mount Morris, Ill.) is named to the First Team Offense. Finch is the first Gustie football player to be named All-West First Team since wide receiver Matthew Boyce in 2015.

Four Gusties Named MIAC Football First Team All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its football postseason awards Tuesday and four Gustavus student-athletes were named First Team All-Conference – Matt Berkner (Sr., Sleepy Eye, Minn.), Brayton Finch (Jr., Mount Morris, Ill.), Brice Panning (Jr., Hamburg, Minn.), and Michael Veldman (Jr., Becker, Minn.).

Football Finishes Season With 29-20 Win at St. Olaf

The Gustavus football team battled freezing and snowy conditions at St. Olaf on Saturday afternoon and wrapped up its 2018 season with a 29-20 win. The Gusties finish the season 6-4 overall and 5-3 in the MIAC. 

Football Wraps Up Season at St. Olaf Saturday

The Gustavus football team is set for its season finale at 1 p.m. Saturday as its travels to St. Olaf for a MIAC bout. The Gusties enter the game 5-4 overall and 4-3 in the MIAC, while the Oles are 5-4 overall and 3-4 in the league. 

Gustie Athletics Rewind, Oct. 29th – Nov. 5

Take an interactive look back at this past week in Gustavus Athletics.

Panning Garners Second MIAC Football Athlete of the Week Honor

Brice Panning (Jr., Hamburg, Minn.) hauled in six catches for a career-high 158 yards as Gustavus nearly knocked off No. 7-ranked St. Thomas in a 14-13 loss over the weekend. Five of Panning's catches went for first downs, highlighted by three catches of 30-plus yards, including a career-long 58-yard reception.

Football Nearly Knocks Off No. 7 St. Thomas, Falters Late in 14-13 Loss

The Gustavus football team nearly knocked off No. 7 St. Thomas on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field, but a fourth quarter comeback propelled the visitors to a 14-13 nail-biting win. The Gusties held St. Thomas scoreless through three quarters, which hasn’t been done since its 2011 NCAA semifinal loss to UW-Whitewater.

Football Hosts St. Thomas on Senior Day

The Gustavus football team is set to host No. 7 St. Thomas at 1:10 p.m. Saturday for its Senior Day. The Gusties enter the contest on a four-game winning streak at 5-3 overall and 4-2 in the MIAC, while the Tommies are 7-1 overall and 5-1 in the league.

Holtan, Veldman Named October Student-Athletes of the Month

Volleyball setter Nora Holtan (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) and football quarterback Michael Veldman (Sr., Becker, Minn.) have been named Gustavus Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Month, which is voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department and presented by Thrivent Financial.

Gustie Athletics Rewind, Oct. 22-28

Take an interactive look back at this past week in Gustavus Athletics.