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Junior Jordan Becker 

Becker and Berglund Named MIAC Football Players of the Week

Gustavus Adolphus junior quarterback Jordan Becker (Easton, Minn./Blue Earth Area) and senior defensive lineman Brian Berglund (Lauderdale, Minn./Roseville Area) have been named MIAC Football Players of the Week for their roles in a 30-29 overtime win over Carleton College last Saturday. Becker was named MIAC Offensive Player of the Week, while Berglund was named MIAC Special Teams Player of the Week.

Tony Palma blocks a field goal in the second quarter. (Brian Fowler/SportPix) 

Football Knocks Off No. 22 Carleton 30-29 In Overtime Thriller

Two blocked extra point attempts late in the game helped the Gustavus football team defeat 22nd-ranked Carleton College 30-29 in an overtime thriller in Northfield, Minn. on Saturday. Head coach Jay Schoenebeck's squad first blocked point after attempt came with four seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, forcing the game into overtime when the Gusties deflected another extra point for the victory.

Elliott Herdina catches a 15-yard touchdown pass.  (Photo Courtesy: Chris Johnson) 

Football To Take On No. 22 Carleton on Saturday

The Gustavus football team will square off against No. 22 Carleton College on Saturday, October 18 at 1 p.m. in Northfield, Minn. The Gusties head to Northfield with an overall record of 3-2 after defeating Pacific Lutheran 24-14 last Saturday, while the Knights come in with an overall record of 5-0 after defeating Augsburg 49-41 a week ago. Gustavus is 1-2 in the MIAC standings and Carleton is 3-0 in league play.

Balanced Attack Leads Football Past Pacific Lutheran 24-14

The Gustavus football team had 122 rushing yards and 192 passing yards as the Gusties defeated Pacific Lutheran University 24-14 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup, Wash. on Saturday afternoon. Head coach Jay Schoenebeck's squad ran 85 plays as Gustavus held the ball for nearly 37 minutes compared to 56 plays in 23 minutes for the Lutes. Gustavus improved its overall record to 3-2, while Pacific Lutheran fell to 1-3.

The Gustavus defense stops a St. Thomas player. 

Football To Face Pacific Lutheran On Saturday

The Gustavus football team will travel to Tacoma, Wash. to face Pacific Lutheran University of the Northwest Athletic Conference on Saturday, October 11 at 3:30 p.m. (CDT). The Gusties enter the contest at 2-2 overall after falling to St. Thomas 30-22 last Saturday, while the Lutes come in with an overall record of 1-2 after defeating Lewis & Clark 40-14 a week ago. Listen to a live broadcast of the game on KNUJ 860 AM or through the Gustavus Athletics website as Tom Wheeler will provide the play-by-play.

The defense tackles a St. Thomas player. 

Football Loses Homecoming Game 30-22 To St. Thomas

The Gustavus football team scored 22 second half points after facing a 16-0 halftime deficit, but it would not be enough as St. Thomas held on for a 30-22 victory to spoil Homecoming for the Gusties on Saturday in St. Peter. St. Thomas running back Ben Wartman ran for 196 yards and two touchdowns as the Tommies held the ball for 39:28 during the game compared to 20:32 for Gustavus. The Gusties dropped to 2-2 overall and 1-2 in the MIAC.

Cody Sukalski looks for the open field after a kickoff. 

Gustavus Football Set to Face St. Thomas for Homecoming

The Gustavus football team will host the University of St. Thomas in a MIAC matchup on Saturday at 1:30 pm at Hollingsworth Field on the Gustavus campus. It is Homecoming Day for the Gusties. Gustavus and St. Thomas enter with identical records of 2-1-0 overall and 1-1-0 in the MIAC. The Gustavus Athletics department will be providing live audio and video broadcasts, which can be accessed by clicking here.

Football Suffers 31-17 Loss To Saint John’s

The Gustavus football team held a 10-7 lead over 18th-ranked Saint John's University in the second quarter, but the Johnnies scored 24 straight points to pull away for a 31-17 win in Collegeville on Saturday. Saint John's outgained the Gusties 364 yards to 250, as Johnnie quarterback Jordan Hansel threw for 283 yards on 19-of-36 passing with three touchdowns. Gustavus suffered its first loss of the season as its record fell to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in conference play, while Saint John's improved to

Sophomore Cody Sukalski heads down the field. 

Football Prepared To Face Saint John’s Saturday

The Gustavus football team will travel to Collegeville, Minn. to face 18th-ranked Saint John's University on Saturday, September 27 at 1 p.m. The Gusties enter the contest at 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC after defeating Hamline 21-14 last Saturday, while the Johnnies come in with a record of 2-1 overall and 0-1 in the conference play after losing to Concordia 9-6 a week ago.

Tony Palma led Gustavus with 11 total tackles. 

Adam Lukes Touchdown Gives Football 450th Win As Gusties Defeat Hamline 21-14

The Gustavus football team used a three-yard touchdown run from Adam Lukes (Sr., Watertown, Minn.) late in the fourth quarter to defeat Hamline University 21-14 for the program's 450th win at Hollingsworth Field in St. Peter on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties outgained the Pipers 339-218, but Hamline forced four interceptions, including three in the third quarter, to stay close in the MIAC opener for both schools.