Weekly MIAC round-up: Oct. 30-Nov. 4

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Junior Mara Boulanger plunging back in the water to finish up her part of the Women’s 200 Yard Medley Relay.

Men’s Swim and Dive

@ Saint John’s University, 2nd Place

While the Pipers did not win the meet, the team certainly make strokes in the right direction. Hamline’s Men’s Swim and Dive team made their presence known in the 200 yard Freestyle Relay, finishing less than half a second before the fierce competitors Saint John’s University. Senior Hodd Gorman sped past opponents winning the 500 yard Freestyle at 5:00.3. However Gorman was not done for the day. He also came in second place for the 1000 yard Freestyle and third place for the 50 yard Freestyle. The Pipers finished the meet with a score of 317 points, coming in second place behind Saint John’s University.


Women’s Swim and Dive

@ Saint John’s University, 4th Place

The Pipers made waves in the individual races. Junior Taylor Martinek raced to the finish line of the 50 yard Freestyle in 25.32 seconds, putting her in first. On her tail was sophomore Bryce White coming in third at 25.98. The Women’s Swim and Dive team did not stop there. Martinek won the 100 yard Backstroke with a three second lead. White also made an appearance in the 100 yard Freestyle, coming in less than a second behind the first place finisher. The Pipers ended the meet with a total of 182 points, putting them in fourth place.



vs. Saint John’s University 6-72 L

On Saturday, November 4th Hamline’s football team squared up against the third place team in the MIAC, Saint John’s University. Being in eighth place the odds did not look good for the Pipers. At first the Pipers held their own only letting the Johnnies get one touchdown within the first quarter. Senior running back Brendan Nachtrieb responded by scoring a single yard  touchdown. After St. John’s became much more aggressive in their offense the Pipers were not able to respond. The game ended with a 6-72score in favor of the Johnnies.


Men’s Soccer

vs. St. Thomas 3-0 W

The stakes were high as Hamline Men’s Soccer team went into match against MIAC leader, St. Thomas. Both teams were aggressive and refused to hold back with Hamline receiving thirteen fouls and the Tommies eleven. After a series of back and forth play for the first seventy minutes, St. Thomas scored the first goal of the game just before the seventy-two minute mark. After finding their sweet spot the Tommies were able to score two more goals in the second period. The match finished with a St. Thomas win with a score of 3-0. The Pipers remain in  fourth place in the MIAC.