‘Men’s Soccer’ Category
Gustavus men's soccer fell 1-0 against St. Mary's College in day one of the Seahawks Classic on the campus of St. Mary's College of Maryland.
Playing on the alternative field on campus due to poor field conditions on the Gustie Soccer Field, the Gustavus men’s soccer team claimed its first victory of the season, 5-0 over Martin Luther College, to improve to 1-3 overall.
The Gustavus men’s soccer team generated a number of scoring chances late in the game Sunday against Knox College, but was unable to net the equalizer as the visitors walked away with a 1-0 victory. The loss drops the Gusties to 0-3 overall, while Knox moves to 2-0 and is named the Gustavus Classic champion.
The Gustavus men’s soccer team’s home opener Saturday was spoiled by St. Schoalstica as the visitors won by a score of 4-1. The loss moves the Gusties to 0-2 overall, while the Saints improve to 1-1 overall.
The Gustavus men's soccer team started its 2016 season with a 5-3 loss at Wartburg College Thursday evening.
The Gustavus men’s soccer team kicks off its 2016 campaign tonight at Wartburg and the anticipation for playing a competitive schedule is running high for a relatively young Gustie squad. This season’s team features two seniors in Patrick Roth (Stillwater, Minn.) and Henry Brose (Hudson, Wis.), along with five juniors, 11 sophomores, and 11 freshmen. Although the bulk of the 2016 Gusties are underclassmen, eighth-year head coach Mike Middleton doesn’t feel there is a lack of skill on the team.
The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2016 inductees include Ryan Boutwell ’99 (Football), Scott Crowell ’01 (Soccer), Heather Fitch ’96 (Gymnastics), Rick Hjelm ’83 (Hockey), Molly Nemes ’01 (Gymnastics, Track & Field), Bret Newcomb ’92 (Hockey), Dana Peterson ’96 (Cross Country, Track & Field), Rod Swenson ’99 (Baseball), and Larry Zelenz (Coach). This group will be honored at the Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet, which will be held in Alumni Hall at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, following the Hall of Fame football game against Saint John's at 1 p.m.
The Gustavus Adolphus Athletic Department concluded the Special Olympics winter season by hosting back-to-back area competitions on consecutive weekends in February. On Sunday, Feb. 7, Gustavus hosted the Area 9 aquatics competition at the Vic Gustafson Pool and on Sunday, Feb. 14, it held the Area 9 basketball tournament in the Lund Center Forum.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honored the league’s top performers in athletics and in the classroom with the announcement of the 2015 Fall Academic All-Conference Teams on Friday.
2015 was another year filled with conference championships, national tournament appearances and spectacular individual performances both on and off the field of play for Gustavus athletics. Here's a look back at numerous highlight events that occurred throughout the year...