MLC gets swept by Gustavus in men’s soccer, volleyball

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Martin Luther College men’s soccer team lost 5-0 at Gustavus Adolphus College on Wednesday night.

The Gusties (1-3) scored twice in the first half to take a 2-0 lead, and then added three more goals in the second half to pull away.

Aaron Swanson led MLC (1-3) with four shots, including one shot on goal. Hugo Ugalde-Bemer was credited with a pair of shots.

MLC will play at 4:15 p.m. Friday at North Central.

Gustavus 3, MLC 0

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Martin Luther College volleyball team lost 25-20, 25-17, 25-21 at Gustavus Adolphus College on Wednesday.

The Knights (2-3) hung tough throughout the match, but were unable to come up with the big points down the stretch of either of the first or third games.

In the first set, the teams were tied 19-19 before the Gusties (4-1) scored six of the final seven points to take the lead in the match.

After GAC led throughout the second set to take a 2-0 lead, the Knights played the Gusties tough in the third, holding a 20-18 lead. But the Gusties closed the match with seven of the final eight points to finish off the sweep.

Kira Grev led MLC with 12 kills, while Rylee Weisensel was the team leader in blocks with four. Heidi Moldenhauer finished with 15 set assists for the Knights.

MLC will play at the UW-Oshkosh tournament this weekend.