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Late Game Heroics Lead to Football’s First Road Win at Concordia Since 2010

Trailing by one with 30 seconds to play and the ball on its own 22 yard line, the odds were stacked against the Gustavus football team. Michael Veldman (Sr., Becker) took a snap and ended up scrambling left from the pocket before unleashing a deep ball on the run that traveled 50 yards in the air and was caught by Josh Kirk (Sr., Garvin) on the left sideline, which he was able to take in for the score.

Finch Named D3football.com All-West Region First Team

D3football.com released its All-West Region Teams on Tuesday morning and Gustavus junior tight end Brayton Finch (Mount Morris, Ill.) is named to the First Team Offense. Finch is the first Gustie football player to be named All-West First Team since wide receiver Matthew Boyce in 2015.

Four Gusties Named MIAC Football First Team All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its football postseason awards Tuesday and four Gustavus student-athletes were named First Team All-Conference – Matt Berkner (Sr., Sleepy Eye, Minn.), Brayton Finch (Jr., Mount Morris, Ill.), Brice Panning (Jr., Hamburg, Minn.), and Michael Veldman (Jr., Becker, Minn.).

Stout Defense, Strong First Half Propel Football to 27-14 Homecoming Win Over Concordia

A strong defensive performance with a lopsided time of possession resulted in the Gustavus football team defeating Concordia 27-14 Saturday afternoon on its Homecoming. The Gusties controlled possession for more than 41 minutes and held the MIAC’s top rushing attack to a pedestrian 20 yards on 23 carries. The Gusties snap a three-game losing streak to improve to 2-3 overall and 1-2 in the MIAC, while the Cobbers drop to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in the league.

Football Bounces Back After Slow Start, Defeats Martin Luther 32-20 in Season Opener

It took some time for the Gustavus football team to find its footing Saturday in the season opener at Martin Luther College, but after trailing by two at halftime the Gusties made the necessary adjustments to outscore the Knights 14-0 in the final 30 minutes and came out on top 32-20.

2018 Football Season Preview

After three weeks of preseason camp, the Gustavus football team is set to kick off its 2018 campaign Saturday in nearby New Ulm, Minn. against Martin Luther College. Last season’s pedestrian 5-5 overall record and 4-4 mark in the MIAC for a fifth-place finish, which was hindered by injuries at key positions, are in the rear-view mirror and expectations are high within the Golden Gustie program.

Decker Named MIAC Football All-Conference, Four Others Named To Second Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its 2017 Football Postseason Awards Tuesday, with Casey Decker (Sr., Mapleton, Minn.) earning a spot on the First Team Defense, four on the Second Team, and three honorable mentions.

Gustie Football Claims 51-7 Homecoming Victory Over Pipers

The Gustavus football team totaled 566 yards of total offense and rolled to a convincing 51-7 homecoming victory over Hamline University on Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field.