Archive for November, 2007
The Gustavus men's swimming team fell in its 2007-08 dual meet opener with a 111.5-127.5 loss to Minnesota State University, Mankato, while the Gustavus women's swimming team dropped its dual opener to MSU, Mankato 65-176. The meet was held on the MSU, Mankato campus Saturday afternoon.
The Gustavus men's hockey team moved to 2-0 on the season with an impressive 4-2 win at #2 St. Norbert on Saturday evening. Rory Dynan scored what turned out to be the gamewinner at 12:33 of the second period. Patrick Dynan solidified the win with an empty net goal with :20 left in regulation play. Matt Lopes proved to be the difference in the nets for the Gusties as the junior transfer made 27 saves in the game.
Despite having a 35-12 shot advantage and nine power plays, the Gustavus women's hockey team fell to UW-Stevens Point 5-1 in St. Peter Saturday afternoon in the season opener. The Pointers scored two goals in a three-minute span during the first period to provide all of the offense needed for the win. UW-Stevens Point goalkeeper D'andra Phillips withstood intense pressure making 34 saves in the match.
Bret Vander Streek (So., Pella, Iowa) broke a scoreless tie early in the second half to help the Gustavus men's soccer team win its second straight MIAC Tournament by defeating St. Olaf 2-0 Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. Gustavus has won four of the five MIAC Post-Season Tournaments and every final the team has played in. With the victory, the Gusties earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament, making its fourth consecutive appearance.
The Gustavus football team fell to 4-5 overall and 2-5 in the MIAC with a 34-24 loss to Concordia at Lloyd Hollingsworth Field in St. Peter, Minn. on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties were not able to slow down the vaunted Cobber running game as Concordia carried 60 times for 225 yards and four touchdowns. Junior wide receiver Chad Arlt had another big day as he made 11 catches for 153 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Gusties.
The Gustavus men's hockey team jumped out to a 3-0 lead and never looked back as the Gusties opened their 2007-08 season with a convincing 7-0 win at Lake Forest College. Junior forward Mike Carr scored two goals (the first goals of his collegiate career) and freshman goaltender John Swartout made his first collegiate game one to remember as he picked up the win and recorded a shutout.
The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen eight individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2007 inductees include Tim DeJarlais, John Erickson, Dave Hultgren, Craig Miller, Mindy Mayerchak Oosten, Mike Schumacher, Ryan Skanse, and Ann Sommerness Simms. The group will be inducted at a banquet at 6:00 pm on campus on Saturday, November 3 .
Gustavus Adolphus senior men's soccer players Trevor Brown (Madison, Wis. / Madison Memorial) and Jack Underwood (Fergus Falls, Minn. / Fergus Falls) have been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Five College Division First Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Brown and Underwood will now advance to the national ballot. The CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men's Soccer Team