ST. PETER, Minn. C The Gustavus men’s football team secured the No. 3 start up in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Meeting Playoffs and is set to host No. 6 Augsburg at 2 p.m. Tuesday within the opening round. The Gusties say hello to the game with a 7-8-1 overall record and finished 6-3-1 in the MIAC, while Augsburg can be 7-9-2 overall and went 4-4-2 nfl play.
Live online coverage associated with Tuesday’s game begins at A person:50 p.m.
Regular year or so result-
Gustavus improved its all-time record against Augsburg to 39-17-6 after stealing some sort of 2-1 overtime victory on August. 8 in Minneapolis. Within the regular season meeting, Gustavus attack first in the 34th minute mainly because Luke Laurich (Fy., Batavia, Ill.) scored at a header as a result of a long free kick by Cody Billins (Fy., Farmington, Minn.). After the 1st 45 minutes of play, your Gusties led 1-0. The Auggies netted the equalizer during the 61st minute on a header objective of their own off a corner cease. The Gusties had four picture opportunities after the Augsburg goal, nevertheless couldn’t find the back within the net and the game entered overtime. It didn’t take long to the extra period for the Gusties to terminate it as Arthur Parens (So., Wayzata, Minn.) scored this game-winner 1:31 into the extremely hard on an assist from He Murakami (Jr., Eden Prairie, Minn.).
Gusties in the playoffs-
The MIAC Men’s Baseball Playoffs began in 2003 and since then Gustavus has made 12 appearances with a record of 11-5, including six championships. Your Gusties return to the league 2009-2010 nfl season today after not determining last year. Gustavus’s last appearance while in the MIAC postseason waswhen it defeated Carleton 1-0 and E John’s 2-0 for the title. Augsburg has made a number of MIAC playoff appearances with a record involving 3-3. Gustavus and Augsburg have met double in the league playoffs (2008, 08) and have split individuals games C Gustavus 1-0 in 2006 and also Augsburg 3-0 in 2008.
After playing in most 16 games this season, Murakami qualified prospects the Gusties with six goals and three assists with regard to 15 points, including two game-winning goals. He also has taken one of the most shots at 28 which has a .214 shot percentage. Patrick Roth (Sr., Stillwater, Minn.) rates second on the team by using 11 points on five goals and one assist. Goalie Matt Bateman (So., Savage, Minn.) has been sound in conference play this year with four shutouts (2nd/MIAC), a .906 preserve percentage (2nd/MIAC), and a 0.53 goals against average (3rd/MIAC).
For the particular foes-
Augsburg finished the regular season with 2-1 win against St. Olaf including a 2-0 shutout at previously unbeaten No. 6-ranked Saint. Thomas. Lionel Vang was the good guy for the Auggies against the Tommies by credit rating both goals within several minutes of each other. Vang ranks thirdly in the MIAC with seven ambitions and fourth with 16 points. Goalkeeper Tommy Molski has played in eight games with a 3-4-1 track record, 1.17 goals next to average and .757 save portion.