‘Women’s Soccer’ Category
After a breakthrough 2015 season, Gustavus and Ashley Becker (So., Farmington, Minn.) appear to be ready for an encore performance in 2016. The Gusties and their sophomore goalkeeper posted back-to-back shutouts last week to start 2-0 for the first time since 2009. Becker made five saves in a 3-0 win over Nebraska Wesleyan Thursday, and she stayed perfect by tying her career high with nine saves in a tight 1-0 win over UW-LaCrosse Saturday. For her performance, Becker was named MIAC Women's Soccer Athlete-of-the-Week.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team opens a two-match week as they travel to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Wednesday at 5 p.m. Friday, Gustavus hosts Crown College at 4 p.m. at Gustie Soccer Field.
Gustavus Women's Soccer defeated the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 1-0 in their home opener Saturday afternoon at the Gustie Soccer Field.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team opened its season with a 3-0 victory at Nebraska Wesleyan University Thursday.
The Gustavus Adolphus women’s soccer team begins its 2016 campaign at 4 p.m. Thursday as the Gusties hit the road for Lincoln, Neb. to take on Nebraska Wesleyan University.
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...
Gustavus Adolphus College women’s soccer All-Conference performers Ashley Becker (Fy., Farmington, Minn.) and Maddison Ackiss (Jr., Fairbanks, Alaska) have added to their postseason accolades as both have been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-North Team, which was released Wednesday. Becker earned First Team honors as a keeper, while Ackiss earned Third Team honors as a forward. The two All-North Teamers are the first Gustavus women’s soccer players to earn postseason accolades from the NSCAA since Alecia Tromiczak was named All-American in 1997.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced Wednesday its Elite 22 Award winners and Gustavus Adolphus sophomore midfielder Sophie Leininger (Plymouth, Minn.) has been named the conference’s recipient of the honor for women’s soccer.
It was a battle all the way to the final seconds as the Gustavus women’s soccer team nearly completed the comeback on Friday night in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, but Wheaton was able to make a number of late-game saves and escaped with a 2-1 win over the Gusties. With the loss, the Gusties finish their remarkable turnaround season with a 13-7-1 overall record.