Archive for November, 2005

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Women’s Swimming and Diving Edges St. Thomas, 57-56

The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team edged the University of St. Thomas, 57-56, Friday night at St. Paul. The Gusties picked up a win in the evening's final event, the 200 freestyle relay, to get the come-from-behind win. Gustavus moves to 3-1 in duals this season and will face Concordia in a home dual on Saturday.

Harren, Joyce to Run at NCAA Cross Country Championships

Gustavus women's cross country runners Hailey Harren (Jr., Cold Spring, Minn.) and Kourtney Joyce (Sr., Wadena, Minn.) have been selected to compete in the 2005 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships on Saturday, November 19 at the Methodist Theological School and Dornoch Golf Club in Delaware, Ohio. Ohio Wesleyan University is the host for the 2005 NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships. The women's race will begin at 11 a.m., Eastern Standard Time.

Men’s Soccer Set to Face Loras in NCAA Sectional

The Gustavus men's soccer team will play Loras College on Friday at 10:00 am (CST) at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Minn. The winner will play the winner of the Calvin/Fredonia State (NY) match on Saturday at 12:00 pm (CST) for the right to advanced to the NCAA Final Four in Greensboro, North Carolina on Friday and Saturday, November 25-26. This weekend's matches will be broadcast through the Gustavus Athletics website.

Boughton Named to All-MIAC Women’s Soccer Team

Gustavus Adolphus College senior goalkeeper Tori Boughton (Edina, Minn.) has been named to the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Soccer All-Conference team for the 2005 season. Junior midfielder Amy Larson (Bloomington, Minn.) and sophomore forward Jenna Iaizzo (White Bear Lake, Minn.) received honorable mention honors.

Miron Named MIAC Defensive Player of the Week

Gustavus Adolphus junior linebacker Adam Miron (Princeton, Minn.) has been named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Football Player of the Week for the weekend of November 10-12. Miron registered 14 tackles (six solo, eight assisted) and recovered a fumble that led to a Gustavus touchdown to help the Gusties defeat Bethel 24-22 in their season finale.

Hanson Named MIAC Swimmer of the Week

Gustavus Adolphus sophomore swimmer Ben Hanson (Minnetonka,Minn.) has been named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 13. Hanson played a major part in Gustavus' 122-120 dual win over St. Olaf on Friday, November 11. He won the 500 and 1000 freestyle races and swam a crucial leg on a second-place 400-freestyle relay team that secured the victory in the dual.

Hailey Harren Takes First at Central Regional Meet

The Gustavus women's cross country team had a strong showing at the NCAA Division III Central Region Championships Saturday, finishing sixth as a team and placing three runners in the top 15 with two advancing to next weekend's NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships at Ohio Wesleyan University. Junior Hailey Harren and senior Kourtney Joyce advance to the NCAA Championships after finishing first and fifth, respectively.

Women’s Hockey Defeats Pointers, 4-3

The Gustavus women's hockey team found itself down 2-0 to UW-Stevens Point halfway through the first period, but rebounded to defeat the Pointers, 4-3, Saturday night at Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Molly Doyle scored a pair of goals, while Margaret Dorer scored the game-winning goal with 8:47 remaining in the game. The Gusties improve to 2-1 on the season, while UW-Stevens Point suffered its first loss of the season, falling to 3-1 overall.

Men’s Hockey Falls to UW-Superior 5-3

The Gustavus men's hockey team took a 2-0 lead after one period on a pair of power-play goals by senior defensemen Keith Detlefsen, but could not hold on for the win, falling to UW-Superior, 5-3, Saturday night in Superior,Wis. UW-Superior scored four straight goals in the second period to take the lead and added an empty net goal late in the third to secure the victory and hand the Gusties (3-1) their first loss of the season.

Men’s Soccer Will Play Loras in Grand Rapids, Michigan This Weekend

The Gustavus men's soccer team will face Loras College in Grand Rapids, Michigan this weekend in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. The Gustavus-Loras match is slated for 11 a.m. (EST) on Friday, November 18 with the second game between host Calvin College and Fredonia State (N.Y.) to start 30 minutes after the completion of the first. Friday's winners will play in the sectional final on Saturday at 1 p.m. for the opportunity to play in the NCAA Final Four set for Nov. 25-26 in Greensboro, N.C.