Archive for December, 2008

Men’s Basketball Unable To Slow Down No. 19 Whitworth In 79-58 Loss

The Gustavus men's basketball suffered its third straight loss in a 79-58 decision to No. 19 Whitworth University in the final day of the Ameriprise Whitworth Classic on Monday in San Francisco, California. Sam Paulson was the only Gustie to reach double figures with 16 points followed by eight points from Jesse Van Sickle. Whitworth had four players record double-digit points, including David Riley, who tallied 24 on 9-for-12 shooting from the field.

Men’s Basketball Suffers Disappointing 102-79 Loss To University of Puget Sound

The Gustavus men's basketball team lost to the University of Puget Sound 102-79 at the Ameriprise Whitworth Classic on Sunday. The tournament is being played at Burlingame High School near San Francisco, California. Gustavus was led in scoring by Robbie Schmidt with 15 points. Mychal Crowder was the only other Gustie in double figures with a career-high 11 points.

Joe Welch 

Safety Joe Welch Named to D3football.com All-America Team

Gustavus Adolphus junior safety Joe Welch (Hastings, Minn.) has been named to the 2008 D3football.com All-America Team. Welch, who was selected to the Third Team Defense, is the second Gustavus player to ever be named to the D3football.com All-America team joining Andy Traetow who was a second team selection as a return specialist in 2000.

Women’s Basketball Suffers First Loss With 72-68 Setback At Wartburg

The Gustavus women's basketball team lost a non-conference contest to Wartburg College 72-68 in Waverly, Iowa on Sunday night. It was the Gusties first loss of the season. Katie Layman led Gustavus in scoring with 17 points.

First-year forward Ross Ring-Jarvi 

Ross Ring-Jarvi Named MIAC Men’s Hockey Player of the Week

Gustavus Adolphus College first-year forward Ross Ring-Jarvi (Anoka, Minn.) has been named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending December 15, 2008. Ring-Jarvi tallied three points on one goal and two assists in the Gusties' 6-3 win over No. 13 UW-Stevens Point on Saturday in Stevens Point, Wis.

Men’s Hockey Gets Back On Track With 6-3 Win Over UW-Stevens Point

The Gustavus men's hockey team scored three goals in the third period to defeat 13th-ranked UW-Stevens Point 6-3 on Saturday night in Stevens Point, Wis. Special teams played an important part in the win as the Gusties recorded two power-play goals and one shorthanded goal. Several players got in on the scoring as six different players accounted for the goals, while David Martinson and Ross Ring-Jarvi led the way with one goal and two assists each.

Junior safety Joe Welch 

Joe Welch Named to D3football.com All-West Region First Team Defense

Gustavus Adolphus junior safety Joe Welch (Hastings, Minn.) is one of nineteen Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) football student-athletes to have been named to the 2008 D3football.com All-West Region Team. The nineteen chosen from the MIAC is more than any other conference in the region. Welch was selected to the First Team Defense.

Women’s Basketball Slips Past Augsburg 61-59 To Remain Undefeated

The Gustavus women's basketball team held off a furious second half rally by Augsburg and claimed a 61-59 win in Minneapolis on Wednesday night. The Gusties are now 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the MIAC. Bri Radtke led the Gusties in scoring with 11 points.

Sam Paulson and Andy Grzesiak-Grimm take the jump ball. 

Last Second Basket Sinks Men’s Basketball In 52-50 Loss To Augsburg

The Gustavus men's basketball team suffered its first loss in the MIAC as Jon Cassens hit a layup with :03.5 remaining to give Augsburg a 52-50 win over the Gusties on Wednesday at Gus Young Court. Gustavus had a ten-minute scoring drought in the first half as it went into halftime trailing 23-18 after shooting 7-of-29 (24.1 percent) from the floor. The Gusties dropped to 3-3 overall and 2-1 in league play, while the Auggies improved to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference standings.

Women’s Swimming Finishes Fourth At Falcon Invitational

The Gustavus women's swimming team took fourth place out of ten teams in the red division at the Falcon Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin at River Falls and held at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center in Minneapolis on Saturday. The Gusties recorded 481 points behind first place University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, which tallied 720 points.