The mood in Twins Territory has been a somber one of late, which is understandable considering the teams disappointing performance during last weeks short-lived playoff run. But before you allow the early coming of winter to induce a bout of seasonal affective disorder, consider this: The New York Yankees, owners of the greatest lineup ever assembled and an obscene $200 million payroll, lasted exactly as long as the Twins during baseballs post-season.
Things seemed to be on the right track for the St. Olaf womens soccer team following a victory over then fifth-ranked UW-Eau Claire Oct. 1. The historic win was followed by a 1-1 performance over the weekend.
With a schedule comprised of conference powerhouses Macalester and Carleton (among others), the St. Olaf mens soccer team was looking for a boost of confidence last week as they pushed forward in search of a playoff berth.
Following an eighth-place finish a year ago, the St. Olaf womens golf team improved on their 2005 result with a sixth place finish at the 2006 MIAC Championship, which wrapped up Monday afternoon. Kate Solheim 09 paced the Oles with a 12th place finish and a final round 83.