This Week in Mac Sports: 9/11/15

Men’s Golf

(1) Broke 18-hole Macalester record in a duel against St. Mary’s, winning 297-317 (2) Previous record of 300 was set last year (3) Team finished 12th out 18 at Augsburg Invitational last weekend

Women’s Soccer

(1) Drew 0-0 at UW-Stout (2) 1-0 win over UW-Stevens Point (3) Jaime Hasama ’18 was the Scot’s lone goalscorer

Men’s Cross Country

(1) Won 4-team Crown College Early Bird 5k with Lachlan Hinwood ’17 taking the individual victory (2) Placed 3rd out of 8 teams at the Central College Dutch Invite (3) Mac Pack finished behind two nationally ranked teams and ahead of reigning MWC Champions Grinnell

Women’s Cross country

(1) Fell 22-33 to #35 St. Olaf in 4k Dual Meet (2) All-American Kimber Meyer ’17 finished 1st (3) Headed to Luther on Saturday for first major meet

Volleyball

(1) Played at Austin (TX) College Tournament, where they were 3-1 (2) The team has won all three matches outside of Texas trip (3) Ariana Hesterberg ’16 was named the MIAC setter of the week

Women’s Golf

(1) Opened season with win over St. Mary’s, 346-392 (2) 10th place finish at 11 team St. Ben’s Invite (3) Jessica Yost ’16 has led the team at both competitions, finishing first against St. Mary’s and 22nd at the CSB Invite

Men’s Soccer

(1) Started the season with three consecutive draws, including 3-3 comeback thriller against #17 Wartburg (2) Moved to 1-0-3 with 3-0 win over Northwestern on Tuesday night (3) Center Midfielder Jake Burke ’18 had a goal and assist in the Sept. 8 victory


Upcoming Events

(Home Events in BOLD):

Friday, Sept. 11: Volleyball vs Knox College, Lake Forest College (4 p.m., 6 p.m.) Men’s Soccer @ St. Scholastica (4 p.m.)

Saturday, Sept. 12: Women’s XC @ Luther College All-American Meet

Sunday, Sept. 13: Volleyball vs Lawrence University, Grinnell College (9 a.m., 11 a.m.) Men’s and Women’s Golf @ UW-Eau Claire Invite (Sun-Mon)

Tuesday, Sept. 15: Women’s Soccer vs Gustavus (7:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, Sept. 16: Volleyball @ Concordia (7 p.m.) Men’s Soccer vs Gustavus (7:30 p.m.)


Numbers of the Week

20 aces for setter Arianna Hesterberg ’16, which places her second on the MIAC leaderboards

3 first-year runners who finished in the team’s top 7 for Men’s Cross Country in their first 8K race

200 minutes during which the Women’s Soccer team has not conceded a goal to start of the season

4 assists for defender Robert Tomecek ’17, leading the Men’s Soccer team and tied for tops in the MIAC

297 New school record for an 18-hole round set by the Men’s Golf team. Team results are the culmulative scores of the top four finishers for each school.