Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus football’

Football Sets School Record With 69 Points in Win Over Hamline

The Gustavus football team put together a strong all-around effort on Saturday to take down Hamline 69-21. The 69-point effort sets the Gustavus football program record for most points in a game. The Gusties scored 69 points against NPI in 1979, however, it went as an exhibition as NPI was not an NCAA institution. With the win the Gusties improve to 4-2 overall and 2-2 in the MIAC while the Pipers move to 1-6 overall and 0-5 in the conference.

Josh Kirk Named MIAC Football Player of the Week

Josh Kirk (Sr., Garvin) hauled in the second most receiving yards in a game in Gustavus football history on Saturday as the team took down Concordia 35-28.

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.

Fresh Off Bye Week, Football Travels to Concordia Saturday

The Gustavus football team travels to Moorhead, Minn. on Saturday with snow in the forecast to square off against Concordia in a 1 p.m. contest. Gustavus enters the contest 2-2 and 0-2 in the MIAC while the Cobbers are 2-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference.

Football Drops Late Game Shootout to Bethel 35-33

In a fourth quarter that would see 40 points scored, it would be the two-point margin that Bethel held in the quarter that would prove to be the difference in the Gustavus football team 35-33 loss to the Royals. With the loss, the Gusties fall to 2-2 overall and 0-2 in the MIAC while Bethel improves to 3-0 and 1-0 in the conference.

Football Hosts Bethel for Homecoming Saturday

The Gustavus football team will play host to Bethel on Saturday at 1 p.m. for homecoming. The Gusties enter the contest 2-1 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC while the Royals are 2-0 overall. 

Football Begins MIAC Play Saturday at No. 4 Saint John’s

The Gustavus football team is set to begin its MIAC schedule on Saturday as they take on No. 4 Saint John's in Collegeville, Minn. for a 1 p.m. contest. The Gusties enter the contest 2-0 while the Johnnies are 1-0.

Football Uses All-Around Performance to Take Down UW-Stout 41-31

The Gustavus football team looked strong in all facets on Saturday as they took down UW-Stout 41-31 at Don & Nona Williams Stadium in Menomonie, Wis. With the win the Gusties move to 2-0 on the season while the Blue Devils fall to 0-2.

Football Set for Home Opener Versus Martin Luther Saturday

The Gustavus football team welcomes Martin Luther to Hollingsworth Field at 1 p.m. Saturday for its home opener. The Gusties finished 6-4 last season while the Knights finished 9-2.

2019 Football Season Preview

The Gustavus football team will kick off its 2019 campaign Saturday at Hollingsworth Field as the Gusties host the Martin Luther College Knights for a 1 p.m. contest. Last season the Gusties finished 6-4 overall including a 5-3 mark in the MIAC to finish fourth.