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The Gustavus Adolphus football team finishes its 2015 campaign on Saturday with a 1:10 p.m. matchup against No. 4-ranked St. Thomas. The Gusties enter the game with a 7-2 overall record and 5-2 mark in the MIAC after a thrilling 41-24 come-from-behind victory over Concordia last week, while the Tommies are 9-0 overall and 7-0 in the MIAC after defeating Carleton 80-3 last week in St. Paul.
The Gustavus football team pulled off one of the more remarkable wins in recent memory Saturday against Concordia. Senior quarterback Mitch Hendricks accounted for five total touchdowns in the win, including two scoring passes in a 15-second span to lift the Gusties to their remarkable win, while the strong play of junior defensive lineman Iker Ortiz-Hidalgo helped keep his team in position to pull off the comeback win as he made a number of big plays on defense, including a key fourth-quarter fumble recovery. For their performances, Hendricks and Ortiz-Hidalgo earned MIAC Offensive and Defensive Players-of-the-Week, respectively.
The Gustavus football team showed a never-say-die attitude Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field as it came from behind to beat No. 23-ranked Concordia 41-34 in the final minute of play.
The Gustavus Adolphus football team returns home to St. Peter on Saturday for a 1 p.m. matchup against Concordia College. The Gusties enter the game with a 6-2 overall record and 4-2 mark in the MIAC after losing 33-24 at Bethel University last week, while the Cobbers are 7-2 overall and 5-2 in the MIAC after losing 38-14 against No. 6 St. Thomas last week.
Holding a 24-20 lead late in the fourth quarter Saturday, the Gustavus football team was not able to maintain the advantage as it allowed a pair of touchdowns in the final four minutes to lose 33-24 at Bethel University. The Gusties drop their second straight road test and now own a 6-2 overall record and 4-2 mark in the MIAC.
The Gustavus football team travels to Arden Hills, Minn. Saturday for its final road test of the season against Bethel University. The Gusties enter tomorrow's 1 p.m. game with a 6-1 overall record and a 4-1 mark in the MIAC, while the Royals at 4-3 overall and 3-2 in the league.
The No. 20-ranked Gustavus football team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday, falling 49-27 to No. 14/15-ranked Saint John’s. The Gusties drop to 6-1 overall and 4-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Johnnies improve to 5-1 overall and 3-1 in the MIAC.
The No. 20-ranked Gustavus Adolphus football team travels to Collegeville, Minn. on Saturday for a Top 20 showdown with No. 14/15-ranked Saint John’s. The Gusties enter with a 6-0 overall record and 4-0 mark in the MIAC, while the Johnnies are 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the MIAC. Kickoff at Clemens Stadium is 1 p.m.
A day after being named MIAC Offensive Player-of-the-Week, Jake Douglas garnered national recognition as a member of the D3football.com Team of the Week. Douglas was the top tight end in NCAA Divison III football last week as he caught nine passes for 172 yards and three touchdowns in the Gusties’ 58-34 win over St. Olaf.
The Gustavus offense continued its phenomenal season in Saturday's 58-34 win over St. Olaf, to help the Gusties remain undefeated in 2015. The breakout star of the team's latest victory was senior Jake Douglas (Montevideo, Minn.), whose three touchdowns and 172 receiving yards resulted in the best single-game performance by a Gustavus tight end in more than three decades. For his performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Douglas Monday with the MIAC Football Offensive Player-of-the-Week award.