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Four Gusties Named MIAC Football First Team All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its football postseason awards Tuesday and four Gustavus student-athletes were named First Team All-Conference – Matt Berkner (Sr., Sleepy Eye, Minn.), Brayton Finch (Jr., Mount Morris, Ill.), Brice Panning (Jr., Hamburg, Minn.), and Michael Veldman (Jr., Becker, Minn.).

Offensive Outburst Guides Football Over Carleton 62-28

The Gustavus football team Saturday afternoon scored early and often, cruising to a 62-28 victory over Carleton for its fourth consecutive victory, improving to 5-3 overall and 4-2 in the MIAC. The Knights fall to 3-6 overall and 2-5 in the league.

Football Earns 500th All-Time Win in Shutout Fashion, 42-0 Over Augsburg

Another strong defensive performance paired with a scoring outburst in the first half propelled the Gustavus football team to a 42-0 shutout victory over Augsburg on Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field. The convincing win marks the 500th all-time victory for the Gustavus football program, which is in its 102nd season. Gustavus is now one of 57 NCAA Division III institutions with at least 500 wins.

Football Loses to No. 9 Saint John’s 45-13

In the first home night game since 1988, the Gustavus football team dropped a 45-13 decision to No. 9 Saint John’s on Saturday night at Saint Peter High School’s Floyd B. Johnson Memorial Field. The Gusties drop to 1-2 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC, while the Johnnies move to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the league.

Football Falters Late, Drops Home Opener to UW-Stout in Overtime 24-23

Despite holding a 17-0 lead though 43 minutes of play Saturday, the Gustavus football team suffered a deflating 24-23 overtime loss to UW-Stout in the home opener. The Blue Devils scored the game-tying touchdown with eight seconds remaining in regulation, scored a touchdown on their first overtime possession, and blocked the would-be game-tying extra point to complete the improbable comeback.

2018 Football Season Preview

After three weeks of preseason camp, the Gustavus football team is set to kick off its 2018 campaign Saturday in nearby New Ulm, Minn. against Martin Luther College. Last season’s pedestrian 5-5 overall record and 4-4 mark in the MIAC for a fifth-place finish, which was hindered by injuries at key positions, are in the rear-view mirror and expectations are high within the Golden Gustie program.

Football Posts Season Finale Shutout Over Carleton

The Gustvaus football team blanked Carleton College by a score of 52-0 during the season finale and senior day Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field, finishing the season with a 5-5 overall record and 4-4 mark in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Football Gets Back On Track With 41-13 Win Over St. Olaf

The Gustavus football team snapped a three-game losing skid with a 41-13 victory over St. Olaf College Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field. 

Gustie Football Claims 51-7 Homecoming Victory Over Pipers

The Gustavus football team totaled 566 yards of total offense and rolled to a convincing 51-7 homecoming victory over Hamline University on Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field.

Football Prevails Over Augsburg In Offensive Shootout

The Gustavus football team claimed a 42-37 victory over Augsburg University in its Minnesota Collegiate Athletic Conference opener on Saturday afternoon at Edor Nelson Field.