David Martinson Named to Men’s Hockey All-Conference Team, Josh Swartout Earns All-Rookie Honors

Posted on February 29th, 2008 by

David Martinson

David Martinson


Josh Swartout

Josh Swartout

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men’s hockey coaches announced their post-season honors on Thursday and Gustavus sophomore forward David Martinson was named to the All-Conference team, while freshman goaltender Josh Swartout was named to the All-Rookie Team. Sophomore forward Patrick Dynan received honorable mention on the All-Conference squad.

Martinson, a sophomore from Saint Louis Park, Minn., finished second in the MIAC in scoring with 13 goals and 13 assists for 26 points. In the Gusties last five games of the regular season, Martinson led the team with 11 goals and 4 assists for 15 points. He currently ranks 20th in Division III in points per game at 1.58 points per game (21 goals, 20 assists, 41 points). Martinson scored a pure hat trick with three goals in the first period in the Gusties 10-1 win over Concordia on Feb. 23.

Swartout, a freshman goaltender from St. Louis Park, Minn., made a big impact for the Gusties as he compiled a record of 8-5-1 overall with a goals against average of 2.54. Swartout led the MIAC in goals against average at 2.29. He posted two shutouts in his 14 starts.

Dynan, a sophomore forward from Maple Plain, Minn., was the Gusties second leading scorer with 10 goals and 19 assists for 29 points. He finished the year ranked 13th in the league in scoring with 7 goals and 12 assists for 19 points.

Gustavus finished the year with an overall mark of 13-12-1 overall and 10-6-0 in the MIAC and qualified for the MIAC Post-Season Tournament for the seventh consecutive year with a fourth place finish in the regular season standings.

MIAC Post-Season Honors Release

 

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