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Gustavus Adolphus safety Joe Welch, a senior from Hastings, Minn., has been named to the D3football.com Pre-Season All-America Football Team. Welch, a second team selection, was one of four Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference athletes honored on the D3football.com Pre-Season All-America First and Second Teams. That group included Welch, Josh Ostrue (First Team, C, St. Thomas), Tim Cornish (First Team, CB, Bethel), and Nick Gunderson (Second Team, DT, Saint John's).
Gustavus Adolphus safety Joe Welch, a senior from Hastings, Minn., has been named to the Pre-Season All-America Football Team as released by Lindy's Sports Magazine. Welch, a first team selection, was one of four Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference athletes honored on the Lindy's Pre-season All-America First and Second Teams. That group included Welch, Josh Ostrue (First Team, St. Thomas), Brad Eckelmann (Second Team, Carleton), and Ryan Wimmer (Second Team, Saint John's).
Gustavus Adolphus junior safety Joe Welch (Hastings, Minn.) has been named to the 2008 D3football.com All-America Team. Welch, who was selected to the Third Team Defense, is the second Gustavus player to ever be named to the D3football.com All-America team joining Andy Traetow who was a second team selection as a return specialist in 2000.
Gustavus Adolphus junior safety Joe Welch (Hastings, Minn.) is one of nineteen Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) football student-athletes to have been named to the 2008 D3football.com All-West Region Team. The nineteen chosen from the MIAC is more than any other conference in the region. Welch was selected to the First Team Defense.
Peter Haugen, a native of Minneapolis and a 1991 graduate of Bethel University, has been named the head football coach at Gustavus Adolphus College. Haugen, who has been the head football coach at Minneapolis Washburn High School for the past 15 years, succeeds Jay Schoenebeck who announced he was stepping down after 15 years as the Gusties head coach just prior to the 2008 season.
Gustavus Adolphus College will be interviewing two candidates for its vacant head football coaching position on campus this Thursday, Dec. 4 and Friday, Dec. 5. The two candidates are Minneapolis Washburn High School Head Coach Peter Haugen and current Gustavus Assistant Coach Tom Brown. Haugen will be on campus all day on Thursday, while Brown will be on campus all day on Friday. The College hopes to announce its new coach as soon as possible after the interviews.
Gustavus Adolphus College football player T.J. Ridley, a junior safety from Edina, Minn., has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America College Division Second Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Ridley, who carries a 3.96 grade point average with a major in Biology and Pre-Med, finished the season with 38 tackles (18 solo), two interceptions, and 1.5 tackles for loss. He is also a forward on the Golden Gustie men's hockey team.
Gustavus Adolphus College wide receiver Chad Arlt (Sr., St. Michael, Minn.), offensive lineman Jared Thelemann (Sr., Kilkenny, Minn.), safety Joe Welch (Jr., Hastings, Minn.) and linebacker Tony Palma (Jr., Lino Lakes, Minn.) have been named to the All-MIAC first team, as voted on by the league's coaches.
The Gustavus football team was unable to hold off a fourth quarter charge as Concordia spoiled Head Coach Jay Schoenebeck's final game by defeating the Gusties 27-21 Saturday at Lloyd Hollingsworth Field. Gustavus held a 21-6 halftime lead, but Justin Brantner scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to help Concordia pull out the come-from-behind victory. The Gusties wrapped up the 2008 season at 6-4 overall and 4-4 in the MIAC standings.
Gustavus football coach Jay Schoenebeck was featured on WCCO-TV's "On the Spot" weather forecast on the Thursday night 10 p.m. news broadcast. The station chose to feature Schoenebeck in honor of his last football game as the Gusties' head coach. He has been on the Gustavus sidelines for 15 years as the head coach. Saturday's game against Concordia College has a forecast of 30 degrees with cloud cover and northwest winds gusting to 17 mph at game time.