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Football falls short on homecoming: Strong final quarters sees Cobbers run away with 46-21 victory

A packed stadium brought great energy as the Gusties faced MIAC foe Concordia-Moorhead for Homecoming on Saturday. The Gusties were down 21-26 with 1:50 left in the third quarter, but a big fourth quarter from the Cobbers made all the difference as they scored three unanswered touchdowns, defeating the Gusties 46-21.

A year after losing to the Gusties in the final seconds, the Cobbers had their revenge. Despite keeping the score close throughout the first three quarters of the game, the Gustavus football team dropped their Homecoming game to the Cobbers […]

Volleyball goes one in three against tough rivals

Junior Annie Ladwig bumps the ball as teammates, Sophomores Brittany Luethmers (4) and Hannah Albers (14) look on. In the last three games the Gusties lost to MIAC foe Augsburg, beat MIAC foe St. Thomas, and lost to non-conference opponent UW-Stout. The Gusties look to bounce back on Friday as they host Carleton at 7 p.m.

Volleyball’s eight-match win streak was snapped by Augsburg on Wednesday, Sept. 28, when the Auggies beat the Gusties 3 sets to 1. The loss also broke a 16-match win streak within the MIAC that dated back to 2014. “Augsburg played […]

Men’s Tennis sweep ITA Regionals: Al-Houni and Whaling takes first and second to highlight cool fall season

Junior Mohaned Al-Houni (left) and teammate, Sophomore Patrick Whaling (right), faced off in the finals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional. Al-Houni won the match but there were no hard feelings between doubles partners. Al-Houni is now headed to Arizona for the Division 3 National Singles Championship.

Over the past number of weeks, Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Tennis have both been hard at work during their fall season. This rather brief fall season only lasted about one month. Each team, however, is very pleased with how their […]

Women’s Soccer surges past St. Mary’s: Senior Madison Ackiss scores twice in victory

Senior Madison Ackiss gets past St. Mary’s goalkeeper on Wednesday. Ackiss’ two goals lead the Gusties to a 2-1 victory over the Cardinals to move to 5-2-2 overall and 2-2 in the MIAC. The Gusties will look to defend their home turf again at 1 p.m. on Saturday when they host Carleton.

After only two and a half minutes of play on Wednesday, Women’s Soccer found themselves down 1-0 to St. Mary’s.  Sixteen minutes later a boot from Sophomore Goalkeeper Ashley Becker found Senior Madison Ackiss past midfield. Ackiss did the rest […]

Football comes up short in shootout

Despite Junior Running Back Karim Ortiz’s 155 yards and two touchdowns, the Gusties were edged out 42-40 by Hamline. The Defense allowed only 17 yards on the ground, but gave up 475 yards in the air. The Gusties look to bounce back on Saturday when they host Concordia for Homecoming.

The Gustavus Football team took their first loss of the 2016 season last weekend when they lost a nail-biter to the Hamline Pipers in St. Paul. The Gustie offense had a chance after a forced safety brought them within two […]

Gustie Golf looks to make a mark

On left: Senior Sam Majka tees off on the tenth hole on Monday at Le Sueur Country Club in the Twin Cities Classic . On right: Junior Mackenzie Swenson’s tee shot in the College City Challenge. The men took second at the Twin Cities Classic, and the Women came in fifth at the College City Challenge. Both teams are preparing for the MIAC Championships in October.

With the Ryder Cup coming up, the sport of golf is on many Minnesotan’s minds. As for the Gustavus golf teams, the fall has been a successful one. “We have had great opportunities thus far to compete against nationally ranked […]

First-year Spotlight – Abby Mullenbach

Abby attended Lakeville South High School where she lettered in Soccer and Track & Field. She was two-time All-Conference and served as team captain.  Mullenbach was also Academic All-State.

Q: Why did you choose Gustavus? A: I chose Gustavus for a lot of reasons but mostly because it felt like college football. Q: What has been your favorite athletic memory so far? A: My favorite moment of the […]

Women’s Soccer suffers first loss

Sophomore Emily Skogseth weaves through Macalaster defenders. The Gusties would defeat Macalaster 2-0 to open MIAC play, but drop their next game to St. Olaf 1-3. The Gusties now hold a record of 4-1-1 overall, and 1-1-0 in the MIAC.

Women’s Soccer opened MIAC play with a victory over Macalester College Tuesday, September 13. The Gusties shutout the Scots by a final score of 2-0 to record their fifth shutout on the season. With that win, Gustavus moved to 4-0-1 […]

Football tells tale of two halves: Big rally executed against Augsburg to remain undefeated

Sophopmore Safety Brady Miller (43) celebrates with his teammates after returning an interception 65 yards. The Gusties came out flat. trailing 0-13 after the first half, but dominated in the second half, scoring 35 unanswered points to improve to 3-0 on the season, and 1-0 in the MIAC.

After a slow start last week, the Gustie Football team surged in the second half to defeat the Augsburg Eagles.  This victory moved the Gusties to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in MIAC play.  The game was certainly a […]

Setting up seven straight: Winning streak continues as Volleyball beats St. Olaf

Sophomore Lauren Hanson spikes the ball against Bethel. The Gusties have won their last seven straight games, the most recent being a 3-0 shutout of St. Olaf in Northfield on September 21st.

The last time Gustavus Volleyball lost was on Sept. 9, when the Gusties lost a close match 2-3 to Cornell in the Loras College Tournament. Since that loss, the Gusties have won seven straight, bringing their overall record to 11-2 […]