Entries tagged with ‘karim ortiz’

Turnovers Prove Costly, Football Downed 27-17 At Concordia

Turnovers proved to be the difference in a 27-17 loss for the Gustavus football team at No. 16 Concordia-Moorhead on Saturday. The Gusties led 14-10 at halftime, but the Cobbers were able to turn an interception and a fumble recovery into 14 points, while holding the visitors to a field goal in the final 30 minutes to secure the victory. Gustavus drops to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while Concordia remains unbeaten at 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the league.  

Football Overpowers Westminster 38-0 In Season Opener

The Gustavus football team used a balanced offensive attack and steady defensive play in its 2017 season opener, defeating Westminster College 38-0 on Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field. 

Theiler, Decker Named MIAC Football All-Conference, Seven Others Make Second Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its 2016 Football Postseason Awards Tuesday and Gustavus is well represented with two student-athletes on the First Team, seven on the Second Team, and four honorable mentions.

Football Comes Up Short In 42-40 Shootout At Hamline

The Gustavus and Hamline football teams battled to the bitter end Saturday afternoon at Klas Field, but a touchdown late in the fourth quarter by the host Pipers proved to be the difference in a 42-40 loss for the Gusties. The defeat snaps a 10-game winning streak against the Pipers and marked the first time since 1975 Gustavus lost a game after scoring at least 40 points. Gustavus moves to 3-1 overall and 1-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Pipers remain unbeaten at 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the league.

Karim Ortiz Named MIAC Fooball Offensive Player Of The Week

Gustie running back Karim Ortiz (Jr., Cancun, Mexico) stepped into the starting lineup and into the spotlight in Saturday's 35-13, come-from-behind win over Augsburg. The junior had a tremendous day running the ball with 180 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries. Ortiz averaged 6.7 yards per carry, and his top highlight was a 43-yard touchdown run that got Gustavus on the board early in the third quarter as the team scored 35 unanswered points in the second half to surge to victory and remain undefeated (3-0 overall, 1-0 MIAC). Both the two touchdowns and 180 yards are career-best marks for Ortiz.

Second Half Surge Propels Football To 35-13 Win Over Augsburg

Trailing 13-0 at halftime with only 79 total yards of offense, the Gustavus football team was in need of a spark. The momentum shifted in the home team’s favor on the first drive of the second half with a touchdown, which was followed by four more drives finishing in the endzone, resulting in a 35-13 win over Augsburg on Saturday afternoon. The victory propels the Gusties to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Auggies drop to 0-3 overall and 0-1 in the league.

Football Finishes Season 7-3 After 66-9 Loss To No. 4 St. Thomas

The Gustavus football team finished its 2015 season Saturday at Hollingsworth Field with a 66-9 loss to No. 4-ranked St. Thomas. Despite the season-ending defeat, the Gusties finish with a 7-3 overall record and 5-3 in the MIAC, which marks the most victories by Gustavus since 2001. Gustavus's third place finish in the conference is also the best since 2002.

No. 23-Ranked Football Hosts St. Olaf Saturday

The No. 23-ranked Gustavus Adolphus football team welcomes St. Olaf College at 1 p.m. Saturday for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. The Gusties enter with a 5-0 overall record and 3-0 mark in the MIAC, and for the first time since 1999 have cracked the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) most recent Top 25 poll at No. 23.

Football Rolls Past Carleton 63-14, Boyce Breaks Receiving Touchdowns Record

  BOX SCORE NORTHFIELD, Minn. – The Gustavus football team continued its offensive dominance Saturday as it defeated Carleton College 63-14 and Matt Boyce (Sr., Excelsior, Minn.) cemented his name in the Gustavus record books by scoring two touchdowns – his 29th and 30th career scores – becoming the program’s all-time leader in receiving touchdowns. […]

Football Wins Shootout Over Augsburg 59-42

Nick Frandsen celebrates after returning an interception 69 yards for a touchdown. (photo courtesy of AJ Dahm, SPX Sports) BOX SCORE | PHOTO GALLERY ST. PETER, Minn. – There was no shortage of offense in Saturday’s Gustavus football Homecoming game against Augsburg, as the Gusties won the shootout 59-42. The 101 combined points between the two […]