MIAC Roundup


@ Crown College 3-0 W

Hamline Volleyball struck fast and struck early getting the first of three sets against Crown College with a score of 25-13. The second set followed suit with the same score before Hamline finished off Crown with a score of 25-8 in order to sweep the opposing team. Hamline senior Morgan Coleman held the most kills at ten, followed by sophomore Gabby Robinson with nine Kills. Junior Megan Rubbelke who had 31 of the teams 35 assists. The volleyball ended the night with a record of 9-3 in the season.



@ St.Thomas 14-74 L

The generally successful Hamline Football team fell to St. Thomas on Saturday Sept. 21. As the first quarter began St.Thomas took an early lead scoring a touchdown only two minutes in. Hamline did take the lead away with a pass from Hamline junior Connor Leavens to junior Tanner Lunceford. With Hamline in the lead St.Thomas struck back hard. With two more touchdowns from St.Thomas in the first quarter ended with a score of 19- 7 in St.Thomas’ favor. The second quarter did not show any relief to Hamline as they gave up another 35 points. However Leavens did manage to find sophomore Triston Thomas for their second touchdown of the night. The rest of the night did not go well for the Pipers as St.Thomas scored 20 more points with no response over the course of the third and fourth quarter. As the clock fell to zero Hamline found itself with a record of 1-2 and 0-1 in the MIAC. Their next game will be against Concordia on Sept. 28.


Women’s Soccer 

@ St.Benedict 1-2 L

The game against St.Benedict came as close as can be on Saturday Sept. 21. With a tie score at the end and the game being determined in overtime the crowd was on the edge of their seats. The game’s first point came from Hamline in the first half from junior Ashlee Olson off of assists from junior Hannah Schatz and first-year Cailey Schmitt. St.Benedict evened the score in the second half in order to send the game into overtime. After a hard fought game St.Benedict managed to sneak in a goal to end the game 2-1 and give Hamline a loss. Hamline senior Jenna Sampson held half of all of Hamline’s shots and junior Melanie Hopkins saved a total of nine shots in goal. The team has two Home games coming up against Minn-Morris and Northwestern. 


Men’s Soccer

@ St.John’s 7-2 L

 Going into the game against St.John’s the men’s soccer team held a record of 2-3. Their hopes of evening the record hinged on a win against St. John’s. Unfortunately the game did not start in Hamline’s favor as St. John’s took an early 4-0 lead. It was not until the half was almost over that Hamline got on the scoreboard with a goal by sophomore Theo Salzberg off an assist by senior Adam King. As the second half rolled around St.John’s scored another two points before Hamline responded with a point by sophomore Logan Weller. Yet the effort was not enough as St. John’s scored again to end the game 7-2 against Hamline. The team has two away games before returning home on Oct. 1. 



@ Northwestern 0-3 L

Saturday, sept. 21, afternoon, was a big day for Hamline Volleyball as they attempted to extend their winning streak to another game. To do so required beating Northwestern. The first set of the match was close as Hamline put up a total of 23 points before Northwestern took it. The second set saw Hamline only put up 13 points putting them down 0-2. Needing a comeback the team braced themselves for the third set and put up a good fight scoring 17 points before falling to Northwestern. The game ended with Hamline down 0-3. Sophomore Gabby Robinson got a total of 10 kills, Hamline’s highest scorer of the night. Junior Megan Rubbelke had a total of 24 assists in the night.