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Women’s Soccer Falters Late in 2-1 Loss to Luther

The Gustavus women's soccer team was unable to hold on to a one-goal lead Saturday afternoon at the Gustie Soccer Field as Luther scored two unanswered goals late in the second period for a 2-1 decision. The Gusties are now 0-3 overall while the Norse improve to 1-2. 

Women’s Soccer Drops 3-1 Decision at Loras

The Gustavus women's soccer team faced a tough regional opponent in Loras on Sunday and fell by a score of 3-1. The Gusties took a 1-0 lead early in the game but the Duhawks countered with three unanswered goals for the win. Gustavus is now 0-2 overall while Loras is 2-0. 

Women’s Soccer Drops Season Opener 1-0 at Carthage

The Gustavus women’s soccer team Friday started its 2019 campaign with a 1-0 loss at Carthage College.

2019 Women’s Soccer Season Preview

The Gustavus women’s soccer team is hoping that successful offseason training and a competitive preseason will translate into positive results after missing the MIAC playoffs last year for the first time since 2014.  

Ashley Becker Named United Soccer Coaches First Team All-America

United Soccer Coaches announced Thursday the association’s NCAA Division III Women’s All-America Teams on the eve of the 2017 NCAA Championship semifinals in Greensboro, N.C. and Gustavus goalkeeper Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) has been named First Team All-America. The First Team consists of 15 players, but just one keeper. Becker is also the only First Teamer from an institution that did not qualify for the national tournament.

Ashley Becker Earns Third Consecutive All-North Region Nod

For the third consecutive season, Gustavus women’s soccer goalkeeper Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) has been named to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III All-North Team, which was released Wednesday morning. After earning First Team honors in 2015 and Third Team last season, Becker is back on the First Team after claiming MIAC Defensive Player of the Year accolades.

Becker, Mazzone Named MIAC Women’s Soccer All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its Women’s Soccer Awards Thursday and two Gusties earned All-Conference accolades. Goalkeeper Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) was named Defensive Player of the Year, while defender Josie Mazzone (Sr., Rapid City, S.D.) joins Becker on the All-MIAC Team. Midfielder Sophie Leininger (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) and defender Emily Odermatt (Sr., Minneapolis, Minn.) were named honorable mention.

Women’s Soccer Drops Double Overtime Heartbreaker In MIAC Championship Match

Despite a spectacular goalkeeping performance by Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.), the Gustavus women’s soccer team could not complete one final upset in its quest for the MIAC playoff championship as St. Catherine outlasted the Gusties 1-0 in double overtime. In an improbable conference title matchup between the No. 6 seed Gusties and No. 5 seed Wildcats, it was the home team that secured an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships, as the Gusties finished their season 10-6-4 overall.

Another Upset, Women’s Soccer Takes Down St. Thomas On Penalty Kicks

Double overtime wasn’t enough to decide a winner in Wednesday’s MIAC women’s soccer semifinal playoff match. Tied 1-1 after 110 minutes and forced to penalty kicks, Gustavus keeper Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) came up big with two stops and the Gusties, seeded No. 6, made all four attempts to upset No. 2 seed St. Thomas and advance to the MIAC championship game for the second time in three seasons.

Women’s Soccer Upsets St. Olaf 2-0 To Advance In MIAC Playoffs

The final 35 seconds of the first half and the first 34 seconds of the second proved to be the most exciting moments in Tuesday’s MIAC women’s soccer quarterfinal match at No. 3 seed St. Olaf. Gustavus keeper Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) made a diving penalty kick save at the end of the first half, while Chase Miller (Jr., Brooklyn Park, Minn.) worked around a number of defenders in the box and found the left side of the net for a goal to start the second, which proved to be the game-winner in a 2-0 victory for the No. 6 seed Gusties.