Archive for November, 2006
The Gustavus men's swimming team opened its 2006 dual meet schedule with a 169-113 win over Minnesota State University, Mankato, while the Gustavus women's swimming team dropped its dual opener to MSU, Mankato 132-168. The meet was held at the Lund Natatorium on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus.
The Gustavus men's hockey team dropped its season opener to Wisconsin-River Falls by the score of 4-2 on Friday evening at Don Roberts Ice Arena. Derek Hansberry led the Falcons with two goals, while Eric Bigham (Fy., Robbinsdale, Minn.) and Ben Ollila (Jr., Lino Lakes, Minn.) scored for the Gusties. Gustavus falls to 0-1-0 in the young season, while River Falls improves to 2-1-0.
The Gustavus men's hockey team will open its 2006-07 season this weekend. The Gusties will host UW-River Falls on Friday night and then travel to UW-Stout on Saturday night. Coach Brett Petersen will build this year's squad around senior All-America defenseman Jon Keseley and senior All-Conference forward Mike Hosfield.
The Gustavus volleyball team lost 3-1 to St. Ben's in the semifinals of the MIAC Playoffs in St. Peter on Thursday evening. The Blazers, who were the #6 seed, topped the Gusties, who were the #2 seed, by the scores of 30-27, 24-30, 30-24, and 30-22. Gustavus drops to 18-9, while St. Ben's advances to the MIAC championship match with a record of 15-12. The Blazers will face #1 seed Concordia, which defeated St. Thomas 3-0 in Moorhead.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's soccer team has had three of its players named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V team. Seniors Liz Petersen and Alison Rethwisch have been named to the College Division first team and will be placed to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America ballot. Fellow senior Amy Larson was named to the College Division second team.