Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus football’

Decker Named MIAC Football Defensive Player Of The Week

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its football Athlete of the Week awards this afternoon, with Gustavus linebacker Casey Decker (Sr., Mapleton, Minn.) earning the Defensive Player of the Week honor.

Football Overpowers Westminster 38-0 In Season Opener

The Gustavus football team used a balanced offensive attack and steady defensive play in its 2017 season opener, defeating Westminster College 38-0 on Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field. 

2017 Football Season Preview

The Gustavus football team enters 2017 with revived goals and expectations, opening their season at Hollingsworth Field Saturday afternoon as they host Westminster College at 1 p.m.

Football Hosts 27th Annual Golf Tourney, Builds Excitement For 2017 Season

The Gustavus football team welcomed more than 160 alumni, family and friends to its 27th annual golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 4 at Shoreland Country Club.

Football Enjoys Team Bonding During Canadian Service Training Trip

The Gustavus football team wrapped up spring practice May 30, which culminated with a service-training trip to Minnesota’s North Shore and into southern Canada. The international trip allowed the team an additional ten practices and were allowed to wear full pads and participate in full contact drills this spring. While on the trip, the Gusties shut down electronic devices and spent four days competing, serving the local communities, making personal connections, camping, and exploring nature.

Theiler, Decker Named MIAC Football All-Conference, Seven Others Make Second Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its 2016 Football Postseason Awards Tuesday and Gustavus is well represented with two student-athletes on the First Team, seven on the Second Team, and four honorable mentions.

Jordan Kahlow Named MIAC Football Defensive Player Of The Week

Gustavus sophomore defensive back Jordan Kahlow provided the spark that pulled the Gusties away for good in Saturday's 38-21 win at Carleton. With the score 24-21 in favor of Gustavus midway through the fourth quarter and the Knights driving into Gustavus territory, Kahlow intercepted a pass at midfield and returned it 50 yards for a touchdown. Kahlow finished the game with the pick-six and four tackles. He finished the season with two interceptions returned for touchdowns and his 96 interception return yards are the most in the MIAC. He also ranked second on the team with 50 tackles and had four pass breakups.

Defensive Playmakers Guide Football To 38-21 Win At Carleton

Four interceptions and two that went for touchdowns propelled the Gustavus football team to a 38-21 victory at Carleton College Saturday in the season finale. Holding on to a slim 24-21 advantage midway through the fourth quarter, the Gustie defense stood tall with two interception returns for touchdowns on consecutive Carleton possessions. The Gusties edged the Knights 378-361 in total yards to finish the season 5-5 overall and 3-5 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Football Travels To Carleton For Season Finale Today

The Gustavus Adolphus College football team is set play in its season finale today at Carleton College. The Gusties come into today’s Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup with a 4-5 overall record and a 2-5 mark in the league after a 40-6 loss to No. 4 St. Thomas last Saturday, while the Knights are 1-8 overall and 1-6 in the league.

Casey Decker Named MIAC Football Special Teams Athlete Of The Week

Casey Decker had a productive day punting the ball against the No. 4-ranked Tommies. Decker had six punts for 235 yards, averaging 39.2 yards per punt. He also landed a season-long 57-yard punt inside the 20-yard line. Decker's punting was crucial in the field position game as he gave the Tommies a long field to work with after each kick. Two of his punts were not returned, while the other four were returned for an average of only 2.8 yards. This season, Decker has punted 39 times for a total of 1,396 yards, and his average of 35.8 yards per punt ranks third in the MIAC. He has five punts inside the 20, nine fair catches and two touchbacks.