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Woman Coach Wednesday: Laura Burnett-Kurie

We have seen positive steps in the past eight years within the athletic department at Gustavus. With our athletic director hiring many female head coaches, encouraging us to hire female assistant coaches, and adding three female athletic trainers to a staff that previously was all males. We have female strength and conditioning coaches who are working with men’s sports and our nationally ranked men’s tennis program has a female coach on staff.

Women’s Soccer Ends Season with 1-0 Win Over Macalester

The Gustavus women’s soccer team ended its season Saturday on a high note, shutting out Macalester 1-0 on Senior Day to finish 6-12 overall and 4-7 in the MIAC.

Women’s Soccer Blanks Hamline 3-0

The Gustavus women’s soccer team Wednesday won its final road game of the season 3-0 at Hamline. The Gusties improve to 5-12 overall and 3-7 in the MIAC, while the Pipers fall to 5-11 overall and 1-9 in the league.

Women’s Soccer Blanks Bethel 1-0

Katie Ashpole’s (Jr., Chaska) team-leading fifth goal of the season in the 60th minute Tuesday lifted the Gustavus women’s soccer team to a 1-0 win over Bethel. The victory snaps a five-game losing streak as the Gusties improve to 3-10 overall and 2-5 in the MIAC.

Women’s Soccer Edged 2-1 in Overtime Loss at Augsburg

The Gustavus women’s soccer team Wednesday night suffered a hard-fought 2-1 overtime loss at Augsburg. The loss drops the Gusties to 2-7 overall and 1-2 in the MIAC, while the Auggies improve to 7-2 overall and 3-0 in the league.

Ashpole Scores Twice, Leads Women’s Soccer to Victory Over Saint Mary’s

Katie Ashpole’s (Jr., Chaska) second goal with less than four minutes remaining in the game put the Gustavus women’s soccer team on top of Saint Mary’s 2-1, which stood for a final. The Gusties move to 1-5 overall and 1-1 in the MIAC while the Cardinals are 4-2 overall and 0-2 in the league.

2019 Women’s Soccer Season Preview

The Gustavus women’s soccer team is hoping that successful offseason training and a competitive preseason will translate into positive results after missing the MIAC playoffs last year for the first time since 2014.  

Josie Mazzone Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced its 2017 fall sports postgraduate scholarship winners and Gustavus women’s soccer player Josie Mazzone (Sr., Rapid City, S.D.) was one of 58 student-athletes out of all three divisions to receive the prestigious scholarship.

Another Upset, Women’s Soccer Takes Down St. Thomas On Penalty Kicks

Double overtime wasn’t enough to decide a winner in Wednesday’s MIAC women’s soccer semifinal playoff match. Tied 1-1 after 110 minutes and forced to penalty kicks, Gustavus keeper Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) came up big with two stops and the Gusties, seeded No. 6, made all four attempts to upset No. 2 seed St. Thomas and advance to the MIAC championship game for the second time in three seasons.

Women’s Soccer Upsets St. Olaf 2-0 To Advance In MIAC Playoffs

The final 35 seconds of the first half and the first 34 seconds of the second proved to be the most exciting moments in Tuesday’s MIAC women’s soccer quarterfinal match at No. 3 seed St. Olaf. Gustavus keeper Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) made a diving penalty kick save at the end of the first half, while Chase Miller (Jr., Brooklyn Park, Minn.) worked around a number of defenders in the box and found the left side of the net for a goal to start the second, which proved to be the game-winner in a 2-0 victory for the No. 6 seed Gusties.