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The Gustavus women's soccer team was guided by three-goals in the second period to capture a road win from St. Catherine University Saturday afternoon.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team defeated the University of Wisconsin-Stout 2-1 in a non-conference matchup Wednesday night.
The Gustavus women's soccer team was carried by strong defense and two goals from Maddison Ackiss (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska), leading to a 2-0 shutout at Bethel University Saturday afternoon.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team got off to an early lead in the first period and eventually prevailed by a score of 2-1 to defeat the College of Saint Benedict Tuesday afternoon at Gustie Soccer Field.
A year ago, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's soccer preseason coaches' poll pegged Gustavus Adolphus College to finish 11th in the 12-team league. To everyone's surprise, except maybe their own, the Gusties earned a second place finish, just one point behind conference champ St. Thomas. GAC then emerged as the league's Playoff champions and secured the school's first NCAA berth since 1996.
Maddison Ackiss (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) scored two goals to propel the Gustavus women's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Saint Mary's University Wednesday afternoon at Gustie Soccer Field.
The Gustavus women’s track and field team competed at the CSB-SJU Invitational Saturday at the Donald McNeely Spectrum. A trio of first place finishes highlighted the day for the Gusties. Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) won the shot put with a toss of 43-6.5, Lydia Hayes (So., Decorah, Iowa) took the gold in the one-mile at 5:25.46, and the 4x200-meter relay team of Maddison Ackiss (Jr., Fairbanks, Alaska), Jalia Anderson (Fy., Plymouth, Minn.), Kaitlin Bembenek (Sr., Prior Lake, Minn.) and Ashley Elford (So., Red Wing, Minn.) crossed the line in 1:51.45.
Gustavus Adolphus College women’s soccer All-Conference performers Ashley Becker (Fy., Farmington, Minn.) and Maddison Ackiss (Jr., Fairbanks, Alaska) have added to their postseason accolades as both have been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-North Team, which was released Wednesday. Becker earned First Team honors as a keeper, while Ackiss earned Third Team honors as a forward. The two All-North Teamers are the first Gustavus women’s soccer players to earn postseason accolades from the NSCAA since Alecia Tromiczak was named All-American in 1997.
It was a battle all the way to the final seconds as the Gustavus women’s soccer team nearly completed the comeback on Friday night in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, but Wheaton was able to make a number of late-game saves and escaped with a 2-1 win over the Gusties. With the loss, the Gusties finish their remarkable turnaround season with a 13-7-1 overall record.
For the seventh time in program history and the first time since 1998, the Gustavus women’s soccer team is making an appearance in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament. The Gusties (13-6-1) received the No. 3 seed in the Whitewater, Wis. regional and are set to face the No. 2 seed Wheaton College (15-6) at 8 p.m. Friday at Fiskum Field.