‘Men’s Sports’ Category
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2016 Men’s Soccer Awards on Thursday and Gustavus owned two honorees on the All-Conference team in Matt Murakami (Jr., Eden Prairie, Minn.) and Arthur Parens (So., Wayzata, Minn.).
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams will join thousands of athletes from collegiate, high school, and club teams across the nation and abroad today at 5:30 at Vic Gustafson Pool to celebrate the 11th Annual Ted Mullin “Leave it in the Pool” Hour of Power Relay for Sarcoma Research, sponsored by Carleton College swimming and diving teams.
Casey Decker had a productive day punting the ball against the No. 4-ranked Tommies. Decker had six punts for 235 yards, averaging 39.2 yards per punt. He also landed a season-long 57-yard punt inside the 20-yard line. Decker's punting was crucial in the field position game as he gave the Tommies a long field to work with after each kick. Two of his punts were not returned, while the other four were returned for an average of only 2.8 yards. This season, Decker has punted 39 times for a total of 1,396 yards, and his average of 35.8 yards per punt ranks third in the MIAC. He has five punts inside the 20, nine fair catches and two touchbacks.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team suffered a 2-1 setback Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, dropping to 1-2-1 on the season.
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving squad competed in a dual meet Saturday afternoon at Vic Gustafson Pool, falling by a score of 187-113 to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in their season opener.
In the final home game of the 2016 season, the Gustavus football team lost to No. 4-ranked University of St. Thomas 40-6. The Tommies outgained the Gusties 458-128 in total yards and limited the home team to two field goals. Gustavus had a significant advantage in time of possession at 35:46-24:14, but was unable to finish drives in the endzone. The Gusties fall to 4-5 overall and 2-5 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Confernce, while the Tommies remain undefeated at 9-0 overall and 7-0 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College football team is set to host the University of St. Thomas on its annual Senior Day Saturday. The Gusties come into Saturday’s Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup with a 4-4 overall record and a 2-4 mark in the league after a 23-3 win at St. Olaf last Saturday, while the No. 4-ranked Tommies are 8-0 overall and 6-0 in the conference after a 27-6 victory at Bethel last week.
Not many people outside the Gustavus community would have given the Gustie men’s hockey team much of a chance Friday night against No. 1-ranked and defending national champion University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Not to be overlooked, the Gusties stood tall against the Pointers in the home opener at Don Roberts Ice Rink, skating to a 3-3 tie to move to 1-1-1 overall.
The Gustavus men's cross country team took a fourth place finish of six teams at the Saint John's Fall Finale Friday evening.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team hosts its home opener at 7:05 p.m. tonight against a formidable opponent in defending national champion and No. 1-ranked University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The Gusties enter tonight’s game 1-1 after splitting their two contests at the MIAC Showcase last week, while the Pointers are 2-0 after defeating Aurora and Lawrence last week. Gustavus wraps up the weekend tomorrow night at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. The Blugolds are 2-0 with wins over Finlandia and St. Scholastica.