Archive for 2006
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball coaches recently released their 2006 Post-Season Awards and three Gustavus players were honored for their outsanding play over the past season. Junior Andrea Kron and Jen Thelemann were named to the all-conference team, while sophomore Emily Klein was named Co-Defensive Player of the Year.
The Gustavus women's basketball team opened its 2006-07 season with a 60-45 win over Wartburg at Gus Young Court in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties trailed 23-20 at the half, but then rallied to outscore the Knights 40-22 in the second half and claim the 15-point victory. Jess Vadnais led Gustavus with 21 points.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's basketball team saw its record fall to 1-1 overall as Buena Vista University picked up a 78-70 non-conference victory Tuesday night on Gus Young Court. Phil Sowden posted game highs with 19 points and nine rebounds to lead the Gusties, who will host Carthage Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.
The Gustavus men's hockey team lost 3-1 in a non-conference matchup against St. John's on Tuesday evening at Don Roberts Ice Rink. Jon Keseley (Sr., St. Louis Park, Minn.) scored an unassisted goal in the second period, but the Johnnies' two goals in the first period were too much for the Gusties to overcome. Gustavus drops to 2-4-1 overall, while St. John's improves to 3-4-0.
The Gustavus women's basketball team enters the 2006-07 season with high hopes as Coach Mickey Haller returns three starters and seven letterwinners from a team that posted a mark of 19-7 overall and finished third in the MIAC at 15-5. Haller will look to a trio of starters to lead the squad including senior post Bri Monahan, junior guard Jess Vadnais, and senior post Erin Boese.
Gustavus Adolphus College linebackers Adam Miron and Jared Sieling have been named to the All-MIAC first team, as voted on by the league's coaches. In addition, defensive lineman Nick David, defensive back Kevin Hegland, quarterback/kicker Jordan Stolp and offensive lineman Jared Thelemann were each honored on the second team. Defensive back Brian Evans was named to the MIAC Sportsmanship Team.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's hockey team downed Concordia-Moorhead 5-2 Saturday to complete a weekend sweep of the Cobbers in Moorhead. Mike Hosfield scored twice and Joe Welch and Niko Suoraniemi each scored a goal and an assist for the Gusties, who host Saint John's in a non-conference game Tuesday evening in St. Peter.
The Gustavus Adolphus men's basketball team opened their season with a 76-68 victory over Luther College Saturday afternoon in Decorah, Iowa. The Gusties had three players score in double-figures, led by Trevor Wittwer with 12. Luther's Austin Bildstein led all players in scoring with 20. The Gusties will open the home schedule Tuesday against Buena Vista University.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's hockey team moved to 3-1-0 on the season and 2-0-0 in the MIAC after downing Concordia-Moorhead 4-1 Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. Jessica Doig scored two goals, while Stefanie Ubl was credited with three assists. Gustavus is idle until Dec. 1-2 when they face Hamline in a home-and-home series.
Gustavus senior Hailey Harren completed her standout career with an 8th place finish at the 2006 NCAA Women's Cross Country Championship which was run at Voice of America Park in West Chester, Ohio. Harren recorded a time of 23:12 over the 6,000 meter course which was 40 seconds behind overall champion Sarah Zerzan of Willamette.