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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.
The Gustavus men’s soccer team played in its second straight overtime game Saturday, this time ending in a 1-1 draw against St. Olaf. The tie moves the Gusties to 1-6-1 overall and 0-1-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday at St. Olaf by the score of 3-1, dropping to 4-1-1 overall and 1-1-0 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The three goals against also marked the first goals scored against the Gusties all season.
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.
After a heartbreaking 1-0 overtime loss to No. 6-ranked Macalester on Wednesday, the Gustavus men’s soccer team is looking to rebound Saturday at St. Olaf College. The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match begins at 3:30 p.m. The Gusties enter the game with a 1-6-0 overall record and 0-1 mark in the MIAC, while the Oles are 2-1-2 overall and 0-0-1 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College football team continues play at Hollingsworth Field for the second straight week Saturday for a 1 p.m. matchup against Augsburg College in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener. The Gusties enter the game with a 2-0 overall record after defeating UW-River Falls 24-21 last Saturday, while the Auggies are 0-2 after losing 24-14 at Concordia-Wisconsin last week.
The rematch of the 2015 MIAC Volleyball Championship didn’t disappoint Wednesday night as Gustavus upended No. 12-ranked Bethel University in a five-set thriller. The MIAC opener victory moves the Gusties to 8-2 overall and 1-0 in the league, while the Royals drop to 8-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference.
After nine non-league games to start the season, the Gustavus volleyball team opens Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play at 7 p.m. tonight against No. 12-ranked Bethel University. The Gusties enter tonight’s match with a 7-2 overall record, while the Royals are 8-1. In the Sept. 13 AVCA Division III Poll, Bethel remained at the No. 12 spot, while the Gusties received votes but are four spots out of the top 25.
After six non-league games to start the season, the Gustavus men’s soccer team opens Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play at 4 p.m. today against No. 6-ranked Macalester College at the Gustie Soccer Field. The Gusties enter today’s match with a 1-5-0 overall record, while the Scots jumped from No. 20 in the national preseason poll to No. 6 in the latest poll after starting the season 4-0-1.
Remarkably, student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) keep finding ways to achieve both in their chosen sports and in the classroom at ever-improving rates. For the first time in MIAC history, the conference recognized more than 1,000 student-athletes with Academic All-Conference honors. Gustavus has 58 student-athletes recognized as Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference.