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The Gustavus Adolphus College football team has a strong showing in the 2015 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Postseason Awards released Tuesday afternoon. Head Coach Peter Haugen highlights the awards as he was named Co-Coach-of-the-Year, while five Gusties were named First Team All-Conference, three were named Second Team and four earned Honorable Mention.
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.
The Gustavus Adolphus football team finishes its 2015 campaign on Saturday with a 1:10 p.m. matchup against No. 4-ranked St. Thomas. The Gusties enter the game with a 7-2 overall record and 5-2 mark in the MIAC after a thrilling 41-24 come-from-behind victory over Concordia last week, while the Tommies are 9-0 overall and 7-0 in the MIAC after defeating Carleton 80-3 last week in St. Paul.
The Gustavus football team pulled off one of the more remarkable wins in recent memory Saturday against Concordia. Senior quarterback Mitch Hendricks accounted for five total touchdowns in the win, including two scoring passes in a 15-second span to lift the Gusties to their remarkable win, while the strong play of junior defensive lineman Iker Ortiz-Hidalgo helped keep his team in position to pull off the comeback win as he made a number of big plays on defense, including a key fourth-quarter fumble recovery. For their performances, Hendricks and Ortiz-Hidalgo earned MIAC Offensive and Defensive Players-of-the-Week, respectively.
The Gustavus football team showed a never-say-die attitude Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field as it came from behind to beat No. 23-ranked Concordia 41-34 in the final minute of play.
Holding a 24-20 lead late in the fourth quarter Saturday, the Gustavus football team was not able to maintain the advantage as it allowed a pair of touchdowns in the final four minutes to lose 33-24 at Bethel University. The Gusties drop their second straight road test and now own a 6-2 overall record and 4-2 mark in the MIAC.
The No. 20-ranked Gustavus football team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday, falling 49-27 to No. 14/15-ranked Saint John’s. The Gusties drop to 6-1 overall and 4-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Johnnies improve to 5-1 overall and 3-1 in the MIAC.
The No. 23-ranked Gustavus football team cruised to a 58-34 win over St. Olaf College on Saturday afternoon and in the process quarterback Mitch Hendricks became the program’s all-time leader in passing touchdowns. Hendricks threw five touchdowns on the day to increase his career total to 67, passing the previous record of 65 set by Jordan Stolp (2004-07).
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.
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. […]