Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus football’

Football Finishes Season With 29-20 Win at St. Olaf

The Gustavus football team battled freezing and snowy conditions at St. Olaf on Saturday afternoon and wrapped up its 2018 season with a 29-20 win. The Gusties finish the season 6-4 overall and 5-3 in the MIAC. 

Football Wraps Up Season at St. Olaf Saturday

The Gustavus football team is set for its season finale at 1 p.m. Saturday as its travels to St. Olaf for a MIAC bout. The Gusties enter the game 5-4 overall and 4-3 in the MIAC, while the Oles are 5-4 overall and 3-4 in the league. 

Panning Garners Second MIAC Football Athlete of the Week Honor

Brice Panning (Jr., Hamburg, Minn.) hauled in six catches for a career-high 158 yards as Gustavus nearly knocked off No. 7-ranked St. Thomas in a 14-13 loss over the weekend. Five of Panning's catches went for first downs, highlighted by three catches of 30-plus yards, including a career-long 58-yard reception.

Football Nearly Knocks Off No. 7 St. Thomas, Falters Late in 14-13 Loss

The Gustavus football team nearly knocked off No. 7 St. Thomas on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field, but a fourth quarter comeback propelled the visitors to a 14-13 nail-biting win. The Gusties held St. Thomas scoreless through three quarters, which hasn’t been done since its 2011 NCAA semifinal loss to UW-Whitewater.

Football Hosts St. Thomas on Senior Day

The Gustavus football team is set to host No. 7 St. Thomas at 1:10 p.m. Saturday for its Senior Day. The Gusties enter the contest on a four-game winning streak at 5-3 overall and 4-2 in the MIAC, while the Tommies are 7-1 overall and 5-1 in the league.

Holtan, Veldman Named October Student-Athletes of the Month

Volleyball setter Nora Holtan (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) and football quarterback Michael Veldman (Sr., Becker, Minn.) have been named Gustavus Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Month, which is voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department and presented by Thrivent Financial.

Veldman Named MIAC Offensive Player of the Week

Michael Veldman (Sr., Becker, Minn.) passed for 417 yards - the second most in his career - and accounted for five total touchdowns as Gustavus cruised to a 62-28 win at Carleton for the Gusties' fourth consecutive victory. For his performance, Veldman has been named MIAC Football Offensive Player of the Week. 

Offensive Outburst Guides Football Over Carleton 62-28

The Gustavus football team Saturday afternoon scored early and often, cruising to a 62-28 victory over Carleton for its fourth consecutive victory, improving to 5-3 overall and 4-2 in the MIAC. The Knights fall to 3-6 overall and 2-5 in the league.

Football Aiming for Four Straight Wins Saturday at Carleton

The Gustavus football team is looking to extend its three-game winning streak Saturday as it travels to Carleton for a 1 p.m. MIAC matchup. The Gusties enter the game 4-3 overall and 3-2 in the MIAC, while the Knights are 3-5 overall and 2-4 in the league.

Jacob Lamb Named MIAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week

Jacob Lamb (Jr., Madison Lake, Minn.) was a perfect 6-for-6 on extra points in challenging kicking conditions as Gustavus defeated Augsburg for the program's 500th victory all-time. Lamb battled 24-mile-per-hour sustained winds to match his career-high. For his performance, Lamb has been named MIAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week.