Archive for November, 2007
Men’s Cross Country Finishes Seventh at NCAA Central Region Meet, deLaubenfels Advances to NCAA National Meet
The Gustavus men's cross country team seemed to save its best performance of the year for the last meet of the season with a seventh place finish out of 23 teams at the NCAA Central Region Meet held at St. Olaf Colege in Northfield, Minn. The Golden Gusties scored 218 points to finish 43 points behind sixth place St. Olaf. Nebraska Wesleyan won the meet with 88 points.
The Gustavus women's swimming team won its first home dual meet of the season by defeating St. Olaf 152-148, while the Gustavus men's swimming team dropped its second dual meet of the season losing 142.5-157.5 to the Oles. The meet was held at the Lund Natatorium on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus.
The Gustavus men's basketball team travelled to Rushford, Minnesota recently and spent the day helping the community clean up from the devastation caused by flash flooding in late August. The Gusties felt a special draw to Rushford as it is the hometown of assistant men's basketball coach Josh Drinkall. The team spent the day cleaning up a park that had been buried in silt by the flood waters.
The Gustavus men's hockey team got down 4-0 and then made a late run at #3 UW-River Falls, but came up just short in a 6-5 loss on the road. Five different Gustavus players scored in the contest. Nick Kellogg suffered the loss in the nets. The Gusties, who are now 2-1-0 on the season, will face #6 UW-Stout on Saturday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter, Minn.
Margaret Dorer (Sr., St. Paul, Minn.) scored a power play 41 seconds into the third period to lift the Gustavus women's hockey team past Lake Forest 2-0 Friday night in St. Peter. The win marked the fourth time the Golden Gusties have defeated the Foresters all-time as Gustavus earned its first win of the season.
The Whitworth University men's soccer team claimed a 2-1 overtime victory over Gustavus Adolphus College in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Tournament on Friday night in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Whitworth will now advance to the second round to face the winner of Wartburg/UW-Oshkosh on Saturday, November 10 in Oshkosh, Wis. at 6:00 pm.
The Gustavus football team will wrap up its 2007 schedule with a home game against Carleton. The Gusties will play tribute to 13 seniors playing their final game at Lloyd Hollingsworth Field. Gustavus enters the game with a record of 4-5 overall and 2-5 in the MIAC, while Carleton enters with a mark of 3-6 overall and 1-6 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus men's soccer team will face Whitworth University in the First Round of the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Tournament on Friday, Nov. 9 at 5:00 pm (Central Standard Time) at J.J. Keller Field in Titan Stadium in Oshkosh, Wis. Gustavus, which shared the MIAC regular season title and won the MIAC Post-Season Tournament, enters with a mark of 16-3-1. Whitworth, which won the regular season Northwest Conference title, enters with a mark of 14-3-1.
The Gustavus Adolphus College swimming and diving teams are taking part in the second annual Ted Mullin Hour of Power Relay for cancer research on Tuesday, Nov. 6 beginning at 4 p.m. in honor of former Carleton swimmer Edward H. "Ted" Mullin, who passed away from a rare soft-tissue cancer in September 2006.
Gustavus forward Mike Butterworth (Sr., Katy, Tex.) has been named the MIAC Men's Soccer Athlete of the Week as voted on by league coaches. Butterworth scored a goal in both MIAC Post-Season games this week, helping the Gusties claim their second consecutive conference tournament title and earn an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. Butterworth scored the game-winning goal against St. Thomas with 1:20 remaining for a 2-1 victory in the semifinals.