Archive for November, 2007
Gustavus Adolphus College junior Matt Stewart (Burnsville, Minn.) has been named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week for the week ending November 19, 2007. Stewart had a stellar meet this past Saturday as Gustavus won the Gustavus Triangular over Luther College and St. John's University in St. Peter. He took home first place in the 100 butterfly (52.55) and the 200 butterfly (1:56.17) and tied for first in the 500 freestyle (4:48.16).
Gustavus Adolphus College senior men's soccer player Trevor Brown (Madison, Wisc.) has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men's Soccer Team as released by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Brown is a College Division Second Team selection.
Gustavus Adolphus College junior forward Mari Gunderson has been named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending November 19, 2007. Gunderson recored four goals and one assist to help the Gusties sweep Hamline in the MIAC opener.
The Gusties scored twice in the third period and recorded an important 3-1 win over Hamline at Drake Arena in St. Paul on Saturday night. Gustavus got goals from Mitch Carlson, Patrick Dynan, and Joe Welch. Dynan tallied the gamewinner at 10:22 of the third period and Welch secured the win with a goal at the 19:46 mark. The Gusties improve to 3-3-0 overall and 1-1-0 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus men's swimming team won its first competition of the season with 1,282 points over Luther (1,028) and St. John's (539) at the Lund Natatoruim in St. Peter on Saturday. The Golden Gustie women's swim team turned in its second consecutive victory with 1,289 points over St. Benedict (891) and Luther (764).
The Gustavus men's basketball team lost its 2007-08 opener to Luther College 60-58 in St. Peter, Minn. Luther's Shane Daniels hit a driving layup with :03 left in regulation play to give the Norse the come-from-behind victory. Gustavus held a seven-point lead (53-46) with six minutes left to play, however Luther outscored the Gusties 14-5 the rest of the way to sneak away with the win. Trevor Wittwer led Gustavus with 15 points.
The Gustavus women's hockey team moved to 2-0 in conference play completing a weekend sweep against Hamline with a 5-1 win at Don Roberts Ice Rink on the Gustavus campus. First year forward Allie Harwood led the Gustie attack with two goals, while Breana Scavo made nine saves and earned the win in the nets.
Gustavus senior Chris deLaubenfels completed his career with a 54th place finish at the 2007 NCAA Men's Cross Country Championship which was run at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. on Saturday. deLaubenfels recorded a time of 25:28 over the 8,000 meter course which was 1:04 behind overall champion Tyler Sigl of University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
The Gustavus men's hockey team was shut down by a deliberate, defensive Hamline squad at Don Roberts Ice Rink on the Gustavus campus on Friday night. The freewheeling Gustie attack was slowed down by a strong Piper backcheck and the result was a frustrating 2-1 loss. The lone Gustavus goal was scored by Rory Dynan on a power play opportunity at 17:21 of the second period.
Mari Gunderson (Jr., Shoreview, Minn.) scored the fourth hat trick of her career to help lift the Gustavus women's hockey team over Hamline 10-1 in the MIAC opener on Friday night in St. Paul. It took the Golden Gustie offense 11 minutes to score its first goal and never stopped applying the pressure as the Pipers generated just five shots in the entire contest.