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The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2015 Women’s Soccer Awards on Thursday and Gustavus took home two of the top four honors. Laura Burnett-Kurie was named Coach-of-the-Year and goalkeeper Ashley Becker (Fy., Farmington, Minn.) was named Rookie-of-the-Year. Joining Becker on the All-MIAC Team are Maddison Ackliss (Jr., Fairbanks, Alaska), Sophie Leininger (So., Plymouth, Minn.) and Josie Mazzone (So., Rapid City, S.D.)
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Monday announced the 64-team field for its Division III Women’s Soccer Championship and Gustavus (13-6-1) is selected to face Wheaton College (15-6) in the first round at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
For the first time in the 13-year history of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women’s soccer playoffs, Gustavus has reached the championship match and is set to face top-seed St. Thomas at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Paul. The Gusties received a first round bye as the No. 2 seed and then hosted Concordia College on Wednesday, beating the Cobbers 2-0 at the Gustie Soccer Field. The Tommies reached the title match with a 2-0 victory over Augsburg.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team shut out Concordia College 2-0 in the semifinals of the MIAC Playoffs on Wednesday, marking the first postseason victory for the Gusties since 1998 in their first ever MIAC Playoff game. The Gusties improve to 12-6-1 overall and face No. 1 seed St. Thomas in the conference championship at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Paul.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team heads into uncharted territory Wednesday afternoon as it hosts its first MIAC Playoff game in program history. The Gusties are the No. 2 seed after posting an 8-3 record in the league (11-6-1 overall) and will host the No. 6 seed Concordia College (6-5 MIAC, 12-7 overall) who beat No. 3 Macalester 1-0 Tuesday in St. Paul. Wednesday’s semifinal matchup begins at 2 p.m. at the Gustie Soccer Field with the winner advancing to Saturday's title match.
The Gustavus women's soccer team is set to host Hamline University at 3:30 p.m. Saturday for its final tune up before MIAC Playoffs begin next week. The Gusties enter tomorrow’s matchup with an overall record of 10-6-1 and 7-3-0 in the MIAC, while the Pipers are 5-10-1 overall and 2-7-1 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team made a strong case for a comeback Wednesday afternoon, but ended up losing 3-2 at Concordia College. The Gusties fall to 10-6-1 overall and 7-3 in the MIAC, but even with the loss Gustavus has clinched its first ever MIAC Playoff berth as a result of other teams falling out of playoff contention. The playoff berth is Gustavus’ first postseason appearance since 1998 when it reached the second round of the national tournament, which was five years before the MIAC initiated its playoffs.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team continues its quest to secure a MIAC Playoff berth Wednesday as it travels to Concordia College for a matchup between two postseason contenders. The Gusties are in second place in the MIAC with 21 points (7-2), while the Cobbers sit in a tie for fifth place with 15 points (5-4).
The Gustavus women’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season on its home pitch Saturday afternoon, falling 2-1 to St. Catherine. The Gusties drop to 10-5-1 overall and 7-2-0 in the MIAC, while the Wildcats improve to 10-5-1 overall and 5-4-0 in league play.
With a win or tie Saturday, the Gustavus women’s soccer team would clinch its first ever MIAC Playoff berth since the league initiated its playoff system in 2003. The Gusties (10-4-1, 7-1-0 MIAC) host St. Catherine (9-5-1, 4-4 MIAC) at 1 p.m. tomorrow in a battle of two playoff contenders.