‘Men’s Sports’ Category
The Gustavus men's and women’s golf teams are traveling to Coon Rapids, Minn. this weekend to compete in the 2016 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships held Saturday, Oct. 9 through Monday, Oct. 10 at Bunker Hills Golf Course.
Sophomore volleyball player Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) and senior men’s cross country runner Thomas Knobbe (Decorah, Iowa) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College September Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
The Gustavus Athletics Department conducted its fall raffle Saturday and the winners have been drawn. Thanks to all the Gustie family, friends, parents, and alums who participated in the raffle - Gustavus Athletics appreciates the support. Winners will receive their Visa gift card in the postal mail, which will be sent out this week. Congratulations to the following winners:
The Gustavus men's tennis team hosted the 2016 ITA Midwest Regional and Midwest Open tournaments from Friday through Monday. The Gustie's own Mohanad Alhouni (Jr., Tripoli, Libya) was crowned the ITA singles champion after defeating his doubles teammate, Patrick Whaling (So., Manikob Sabot, Va.).
Goalkeeper Matt Bateman (So., Savage, Minn.) and the Gustavus men's soccer team (3-7-1, 2-2-1, 7 points) posted two-straight 1-0 shutouts last week to gain valuable points in the MIAC standings. For the week, the sophomore logged 191:55 in goal with a total of 14 saves and no goals allowed, with a perfect 1.000 save percentage and a 0.00 goals against average. On Tuesday the Gusties defeated Saint Mary's 1-0 in double overtime as Bateman logged 101:55 in goal with seven saves and no goals allowed. Bateman followed that performance with another shutout in a 1-0 win over Carleton on Saturday as part of Gustavus's Homecoming celebration.
Catch up on each Gustie Spotlight this season by listening to the interviews on the Gustavus Game Central link.
Alex Wilson (Jr., Ashland, Wis.) scored the game-winning goal with under ten minutes remaining in the game to lead the Gustavus men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Carleton College Saturday afternoon at Gustie Soccer Field.
Playing from behind the entire game, the Gustavus football team kept the score close through three quarters Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field, but the Cobbers widened the gap in the fourth quarter with three unanswered touchdowns to secure a 46-21 victory on Gustavus’s Homecoming. The loss drops the Gusties to 3-2 overall and 1-2 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Cobbers improve to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s cross country team took second place out of 14 teams Saturday at Carleton's Running of the Cows, scoring 128 points. Loras College averaged a time of 26:11.7 and totaled 42 points to take first place.
The Gustavus men's golf team moved into the top-25 in the latest Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll, released today. The Black and Gold sit at No. 25 with 85 points.