Archive for 2007
The Gustavus women's hockey team moved to 2-0 in conference play completing a weekend sweep against Hamline with a 5-1 win at Don Roberts Ice Rink on the Gustavus campus. First year forward Allie Harwood led the Gustie attack with two goals, while Breana Scavo made nine saves and earned the win in the nets.
Gustavus senior Chris deLaubenfels completed his career with a 54th place finish at the 2007 NCAA Men's Cross Country Championship which was run at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. on Saturday. deLaubenfels recorded a time of 25:28 over the 8,000 meter course which was 1:04 behind overall champion Tyler Sigl of University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
The Gustavus men's hockey team was shut down by a deliberate, defensive Hamline squad at Don Roberts Ice Rink on the Gustavus campus on Friday night. The freewheeling Gustie attack was slowed down by a strong Piper backcheck and the result was a frustrating 2-1 loss. The lone Gustavus goal was scored by Rory Dynan on a power play opportunity at 17:21 of the second period.
Mari Gunderson (Jr., Shoreview, Minn.) scored the fourth hat trick of her career to help lift the Gustavus women's hockey team over Hamline 10-1 in the MIAC opener on Friday night in St. Paul. It took the Golden Gustie offense 11 minutes to score its first goal and never stopped applying the pressure as the Pipers generated just five shots in the entire contest.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has selected Gustavus senior linebacker Jared Sieling as the Defensive Player of the Week for his outstanding efforts in the Gusties season ending 37-14 win over Carleton College.
The Gustavus men's basketball team will open its 2007-08 season at home on Saturday with a non-conference game against Luther College of Decorah, Iowa. The Gusties will be led by senior captains Trevor Wittwer and Kane Sivesind. Read on for a full preview.
Gustavus senior Chris deLaubenfels (Mount Vernon, Iowa) will compete at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships hosted by St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. this Saturday. deLaubenfels, who finished 11th at the NCAA Central Region Championships last Saturday, will compete in a field of 357 runners. deLaubenfels has improved greatly over the course of his career after placing 114th at the 2005 MIAC Championships as a sophomore.
The Gustavus women's basketball team enters the 2007-08 season hungry to return to the MIAC Post-Season Tournament with three starters and eight letterwinners returning from a team that posted a 22-6 overall record, finished second in the MIAC with a 18-4 mark, and made its fourth NCAA tournament appearance.
Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore Carrie Gundersen (Minnetonka, Minn.) has been named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week. Gundersen had an outstanding meet this past Friday as Gustavus defeated St. Olaf 152-148 in St. Peter. She took home first place in the 100 free (56.26), the 500 free (5:24.02), and the 1000 free (10:55.63).
Four men's soccer players were named to the MIAC All-Conference team for the 2007 season. Senior forward Mike Butterworth (Katy, Tex.) was named the MIAC's Most Valuable Player and earned all-conference honors for the second consecutive year. Senior midfielder Jack Underwood (Fergus Falls, Minn.), junior defender Flynn Stewart-Franzen (Minneapolis, Minn.), and sophomore Fraser Horton (Missoula, Mont.) were also named to the first team.