‘Football’ Category

Football Sets School Record With 69 Points in Win Over Hamline

The Gustavus football team put together a strong all-around effort on Saturday to take down Hamline 69-21. The 69-point effort sets the Gustavus football program record for most points in a game. The Gusties scored 69 points against NPI in 1979, however, it went as an exhibition as NPI was not an NCAA institution. With the win the Gusties improve to 4-2 overall and 2-2 in the MIAC while the Pipers move to 1-6 overall and 0-5 in the conference.

Football Returns to Hollingsworth Field Saturday for Hall of Fame Weekend Matchup with Hamline

The Gustavus football team returns to Hollingsworth Field Saturday for a 1 p.m. contest with Hamline. The Gusties enter 3-2 overall and 1-2 in the MIAC while the Pipers are 1-5 overall and 0-4 in the conference.

Josh Kirk Named MIAC Football Player of the Week

Josh Kirk (Sr., Garvin) hauled in the second most receiving yards in a game in Gustavus football history on Saturday as the team took down Concordia 35-28.

Late Game Heroics Lead to Football’s First Road Win at Concordia Since 2010

Trailing by one with 30 seconds to play and the ball on its own 22 yard line, the odds were stacked against the Gustavus football team. Michael Veldman (Sr., Becker) took a snap and ended up scrambling left from the pocket before unleashing a deep ball on the run that traveled 50 yards in the air and was caught by Josh Kirk (Sr., Garvin) on the left sideline, which he was able to take in for the score.

Fresh Off Bye Week, Football Travels to Concordia Saturday

The Gustavus football team travels to Moorhead, Minn. on Saturday with snow in the forecast to square off against Concordia in a 1 p.m. contest. Gustavus enters the contest 2-2 and 0-2 in the MIAC while the Cobbers are 2-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference.

Football Drops Late Game Shootout to Bethel 35-33

In a fourth quarter that would see 40 points scored, it would be the two-point margin that Bethel held in the quarter that would prove to be the difference in the Gustavus football team 35-33 loss to the Royals. With the loss, the Gusties fall to 2-2 overall and 0-2 in the MIAC while Bethel improves to 3-0 and 1-0 in the conference.

Football Hosts Bethel for Homecoming Saturday

The Gustavus football team will play host to Bethel on Saturday at 1 p.m. for homecoming. The Gusties enter the contest 2-1 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC while the Royals are 2-0 overall. 

Football Falls to No. 4 Saint John’s 33-21

The Gustavus football team traveled to No. 4 Saint John's on Saturday and fell by a score of 33-21. With the loss the Gusties fall to 2-1 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC while the Johnnies move to 2-0 and 1-0 in the conference.

Football Begins MIAC Play Saturday at No. 4 Saint John’s

The Gustavus football team is set to begin its MIAC schedule on Saturday as they take on No. 4 Saint John's in Collegeville, Minn. for a 1 p.m. contest. The Gusties enter the contest 2-0 while the Johnnies are 1-0.

Gustavus Athletic Training Takes Part in “Safety in Football Campaign”

The Gustavus athletic training department is participating in the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association (GLATA) “Safety in Football Campaign,” which aims to lessen the risks of injury by employing an athletic trainer and keep the focus on the fun and camaraderie of football.