Category: Gustavus Adolphus

Gustavus Adolphus Gusties Head North to Battle St. Thomas Tommies

This Saturday the two most high-powered offenses in the Minnesota Athletic Conference (MIAC) will square off in each team’s final regular season game. The game will pit the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties and their incredible passing attack against the well-balanced attack of the St. Thomas Tommies. The Tommies are averaging 501.1 yards per game following last…

Zach Martinez Proving to Be ‘Junkyard Dog’ for Gustavus Adolphus

Each Saturday Zach Martinez takes to the field for the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties ready to do battle. The 6-1, 220 pound linebacker has established himself as a relentless force on the field, who will take his tenacity and push himself to the limit to make tackles. He is one who epitomizes an attitude of a…

Concordia Cobbers Hold Off Gustavus Adolphus, 35-26

On Saturday the Concorida Cobbers rolled out to a 35-13 lead entering the fourth quarter, but the Gusties of Gustavus Adolphus were not done by any stretch of the imagination. They put up 13 in the fourth quarter, but still fell short, as the Cobbers finished off a 32-26 win to move to 8-2 on…

Second Half Surge Leads Bethel Royals to 30-23 Win over Gustavus Adolphus

When the Bethel Royals and their No. 1 ranked defense in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) took to the field Saturday against the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties and their No. 1 ranked offense, there was no doubt that this was going to be a grueling contest. This had the makings of a classic showdown of…

Gustavus Adolphus Gusties’ Boyce Brothers Prove to Be Two of a Kind

While Gabe and Matt Boyce are twin brothers, they are not identical twins. They look different and have differences in what interests them academically. On the field they have different roles in the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties offense, but there is one thing that is clear. Both are extremely tough receivers to defend against and combined…

Gustavus Adolphus Gusties and Bethel Royals Face-Off for Conference Lead

On Saturday the Bethel Royals will travel south to St. Peter, MN to face the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties with a great many title and playoff implications on the line. Both teams enter the game 6-1, with Bethel leading the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) at a perfect 5-0, while the Gusties boast a 4-1 MIAC…

Gustavus Adolphus Air Marshall Mitch Hendricks Leads Team into Dog Fight

On Saturday the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties will take to the field against the Bethel Royals in a game the Gusties must have if they intend to win the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). While the game is a big one for the team, it may be much bigger for quarterback Mitch Hendricks, the Gusties Air…

Coach Peter Haugen Teaches the ‘Habit’ of Winning at Gustavus Adolphus

Habit. When many of us think of the word the more negative connotations of the definition come to mind, such as a person has a smoking habit or a habit of biting their nails. That is one way to look at the word, but another definition says that a habit is the manner in which…

Sam Sura Leads St. John’s Johnnies Ground Offensive in 29-19 Win

The St. John’s Johnnies rolled into Gustavus Adolphus on Saturday looking to put an end to the aerial assault that has been the Gusties offense. To do so they needed to go to the ground to control the game, and that is what they did, riding the powerful legs of Sam Sura to pull out…

MIAC Powerhouses Square Off in Saturday Showdown: Gustavus Adolphus vs St. John’s

This Saturday two of the powerhouse teams in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) will square off as Gustavus Adolphus heads north to battle St. John’s University. With five teams just one game apart in the conference standings, this is the first weekend of what will be a very exciting stretch run in the conference.…

With Gustavus Adolphus Offense Grounded, Gusties Turn to Defense to Clinch Victory

There is an old adage in football that says that any team can win on any given day, but that is often times what broadcasters and media pundits say to keep an audience’s attention for a game that has blowout written all over it. Saturday the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties almost learned how true that old…

Gustavus Adolphus Defense Proves to Be Impenetrable Fortress in 50-0 Win

Did you hear that the air show was in St. Peter on Saturday? No, the Blue Angel team was not there. No, there was not a show of World War II fighters demonstrating aerial tactics. Instead, QB Mitch Hendricks and his band of aces took to the field for Gustavus Adolphus, and put on a…

Air Marshall Mitch Hendricks Directs Aerial Show in 55-31 Win over Augsburg

The Augsburg Auggies had a huge day on offense. They rolled up 546 yards of total offense and 31 points. They had a blistering running attack that garnered 200 yards on the ground. Those are numbers that are worthy of victory on virtually any other day, against virtually any other opponent, but not against these…

Gustavus Adolphus Gusties Blow Right through Hamline for 48-19 Win

In a battle of early season undefeated teams, the Gusties of Gustavus Adolphus proved to be very ungracious hosts, as they dominated the Hamline Pipers on their way to a 48-19 victory. GAC jumped out to a 21-0 lead before finally allowing a Pipers TD, and never looked back, as their offense rolled up an…

Gustavus Adolphus Gusties Go to the Air in 42-9 Thrashing of Lake Forest

The Gusties may not be named for the synonym for a wide blast of wind, but on Saturday their passing attack mustered a lot of yards through the air, creating a fast moving current around rapidly moving footballs that led the team to a 42-9 win over the Lake Forest Foresters. In a game that…

Mitch Hendricks Calms the Storm in 44-17 Rout for Gustavus Adolphus

One thing is absolutely sure about the Gustavus Adolphus offense this season: they are really good. After rolling up 44 points and 389 yards of offense there can be little doubt at this point. The Gusties sure taught the Crown College Storm that lesson Saturday afternoon in a 44-17 victory in the season opener for…