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The Gustavus football team was unable to hold off a fourth quarter charge as Concordia spoiled Head Coach Jay Schoenebeck's final game by defeating the Gusties 27-21 Saturday at Lloyd Hollingsworth Field. Gustavus held a 21-6 halftime lead, but Justin Brantner scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to help Concordia pull out the come-from-behind victory. The Gusties wrapped up the 2008 season at 6-4 overall and 4-4 in the MIAC standings.
Gustavus football coach Jay Schoenebeck was featured on WCCO-TV's "On the Spot" weather forecast on the Thursday night 10 p.m. news broadcast. The station chose to feature Schoenebeck in honor of his last football game as the Gusties' head coach. He has been on the Gustavus sidelines for 15 years as the head coach. Saturday's game against Concordia College has a forecast of 30 degrees with cloud cover and northwest winds gusting to 17 mph at game time.
Gustavus welcomes Concordia College to Hollingsworth Field for the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference season finale for both squads. The Gusties enter the contest at 6-3 overall and 4-3 in the MIAC, while the Cobbers come to St. Peter at 5-4 overall and 4-3 in the league. Tom Wheeler and Ken Erickson will broadcast the game on KNUJ 860 AM and through the Gustavus Athletics website along with a live video feed.
The Gustavus football team was unable to get into the end zone on first-and-goal in the second overtime period as the Gusties suffered a heartbreaking 27-20 loss to St. Olaf in Northfield on Saturday. John Ostertag kicked a 25-yard field goal with 3:02 left in the game to give Gustavus the 20-13 lead, but the Oles forced overtime with a Ryan St. John 10-yard touchdown catch with 00:36 on the clock. Gustavus, which had its four-game winning streak snapped, dropped to 6-3 overall and 4-3 in the MIAC.
Gustavus Adolphus football players junior T.J. Ridley (Edina, Minn.) and senior Ted Aleckson (Weston, Wis./DC Everest) have been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V College Division Teams as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Ridley, a safety who carries a 3.96 grade point average with a major in Biology and Pre-Med, was named to the first team, while Aleckson, a defensive lineman who has a 3.79 GPA in elementary education,
Gustavus will take on St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest. The Gusties come in to the game at 6-2 overall and 4-2 in the MIAC and in a four-way tie for first-place in the conference standings. The Oles enter the contest at 4-4 overall and 2-4 in the league. Last week, Gustavus defeated Bethel University 17-10 in Arden Hills behind four interceptions by the Gustie defense.
The Gustavus football team extended its winning streak to four games after defeating Bethel University 17-10 in Arden Hills on Saturday afternoon. Junior linebacker Tony Palma (Lino Lakes, Minn.) intercepted a Royal pass at the Gustie seven-yard line with 00:48 remaining in the game to preserve the victory. Gustavus moved into a four-way tie for first place in the MIAC standings at 4-2 and improved to 6-2 overall.
Gustavus will face Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minn. in a key Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest on Saturday. The Gusties enter the game at 5-2 overall and 3-2 in the MIAC. The Royals stand at 4-3 overall and 3-2 in conference play. Last week, Gustavus extended its winning streak to three games by defeating Augsburg College 34-31 at Hollingsworth Field.
Gustavus senior running back Ray (Brooklyn Park, Minn./Totino Grace) has been named MIAC Offensive Player of the Week for his play against Augsburg College last Saturday. Wilson set a school single-game rushing record with 258 yards on 28 carries in a 34-31 victory over the Auggies in St. Peter.
The Gustavus football team controlled the line of scrimmage as the Gusties rushed for 354 yards in a 34-31 victory over Augsburg College on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. Senior running back Ray Wilson (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) set a single-game record with 258 rushing yards on 28 carries and two touchdowns, including the eventual game-winning touchdown on an 81-yard dash.