Archive for November, 2005
The Gustavus men's cross country team closed out its 2005 season Saturday with a 13th place finish at the NCAA Division III Central Region Championships hosted by Wartburg College. The Gusties accumulated 352 points at the meet, won by Nebraska Wesleyan. The Gusties were led by captain Alex Zupan (Jr., Monona, Wis.) who posted a 20th place finish with a time of 26:19.70.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team wrapped up a successful weekend Saturday with a 146-71 dual win at Saint Mary's and a second place finish in a quadrangular at St. Kate's. Gustavus returns to the pool at the University of Minnesota Invite November 18-19. The Gusties will also host Concordia-Moorhead in a dual November 19.
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team wrapped up a successful weekend Saturday with a 135-22 dual win at Saint Mary's and a first place finish in a triangular at St. Kate's. Between the two events, four Gusties posted three wins—Scott Hagemeyer and Peter Stauduhar at Saint Mary's and Brian Amundson and Ben Hanson at St. Kate's. Gustavus returns to the pool with the University of Minnesota Invite November 18-19.
The Gustavus men's soccer team advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year by winning a penalty kick shootout 3-1 over Wheaton on Saturday afternoon in Whitewater, Wisconsin. The two teams played to a 1-1 tie through two overtimes before going to the decisive shootout.
The Gustavus football team jumped out to a 21-0 lead and then held on for a heart-pounding 24-22 win over Bethel in St. Peter on Saturday afternoon. Quarterback Jordan Stolp completed 20-of-34 passes for 235 and two touchdowns for the Gusties, who completed their season with a mark of 3-7 overall and 3-5 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus men's hockey team jumped out to a 7-2 lead after two periods, but needed to fend off a late rally to beat the College of St. Scholastica, 7-6, in Duluth on Friday night to continue their best start since the 1991-92 season. Sophomore Sami Idris (Gothenberg, SWE) led the Gusties with a pair of goals and an assist. Gustavus improves to 3-0-0 on the season and will make the short trip to Superior, Wisconsin to face UW-Superior on Saturday evening.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team picked up wins in four of thirteen events and runner-up finishes in a total of six races, but could not overcome St. Olaf, falling 136-80 in a dual Friday night in St. Peter. The Gusties drop to 0-2 in duals on the season and will be back in action Saturday afternoon, splitting the squad between a dual with Saint Mary's in Winona and a quadrangular with Hamline, Carleton and host St. Kate's. Both meets start at 1 p.m.
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team used a 1-2 finish in the 400 freestyle relay to post a 122-120 come-from-behind win over MIAC rival St. Olaf on Friday night at the Lund Natatorium in St. Peter. The Gustavus 'B' relay, anchored by junior Scott Hagemeyer edged the Gustavus 'A' relay anchored by junior Brian Amundson by a margin of 0.35 seconds for the win. Both relays finished ahead of the Ole 'A' team.
The Gustavus men's soccer team has relied on its seniors all season long and they came through yet again as the Gusties defeated Hope College (Mich.) 1-0 in a NCAA First Round game Friday in Whitewater, Wis. Senior Caleb Bousu headed in his ninth goal of the season in the 68th minute to provide the game's lone goal. Fellow senior Chris Pinahs was credited with the assist. Gustavus advances to play Wheaton (Ill.) in a second-round match-up Saturday, November 12 at 1 p.m. in Whitewater.
Three Gustavus men's soccer players were named to the MIAC All-Conference team for the 2005 season. Senior midfielder Bobby Kroog (Bloomington, Minn.) was named the MIAC's Most Valuable Player and earned all-conference honors for the third year in a row. Seniors Jon Astry (Eden Prairie, Minn.) and Jordan Iblings (Plymouth, Minn.) were also named to the first team, while senior forward Caleb Bousu (Burnsville, Minn.) and sophomore midfielder Jeffrey Johnson (Tonka Bay, Minn.) received honorable mention.