‘Men’s Sports’ Category
ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s and women’s cross country teams host the 2016 Gustie Alumni Meet Saturday at the Linnaeus Arboretum. Both men and women will run the 5k. Women are scheduled to begin the race at 10 a.m., while the men will take off at 10: 45 a.m. Saint John’s University will also […]
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 cross country team and senior star Thomas Knobbe (Sr., Decorah, Iowa) both started the 2016 season in style at the Crown Invite. Knobbe was the top Division III runner with a time of 26:46, and he finished second overall in the 80-runner field. The Gusties had similar success, finishing second in the five-team field. Both Knobbe and his team were second only to the University of Minnesota-Duluth, a Division II opponent. For his performance, Knobbe was named MIAC Men's Cross Country Athlete-of-the-Week.
Brendan Boche had a perfect day kicking the football for Gustavus (1-0) in the team's 35-6 season-opening win over Westminster (Mo.). The Gustie junior was a perfect 5-for-5 on extra point attempts, and his kickoffs – six for 365 yards (60.8 average) with one touchback – played a big part in the field-position battle. For his performance, Boche was named MIAC Football Special Teams Athlete-of-the-Week.
Going up against a competitive field at the Transylvania Fall Invite, the Gustavus men’s golf team finished in third place out of 16 teams with a three-round score of 305-292-294-891 (+27). Greensboro won the event with an 868, while Wittenberg took second with an 877.
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 and women's cross country teams both placed second at the Crown Invite on the campus of Crown College Saturday. Thomas Knobbe (Sr., Decorah, Iowa) led the Gusties, turning in a time of 26:46.4 to place second individually.
The Gustavus men’s golf team sits in third place after day one at the Transylvania Fall Invitational, played at the University Club of Kentucky. The Gusties shot a 597, 21-over par Saturday, which is 15 strokes behind the leader, Greensboro. Wittenberg is two stroke behind in second.
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 football team started its 100th season on the right foot, defeating Westminster College 35-6 on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties scored touchdowns on their first two possessions and never looked back. Gustavus accumulated 479 yards of offense on 275 passing and 204 rushing. Luke Martinez (Sr., Lenexa, Kan.) had a breakout game after missing all last season due to injury as he scored three touchdowns with 129 yards on 21 carries. In his first start under center, Michael Veldman (So., Becker, Minn.) was extremely efficient, completing 21-of-25 passes for 266 yards and a touchdown. Velman also added an six-yard rushing touchdown. Jordan Kahlow (So., Le Sueur, Minn.) led the defense with six tackles.