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.
Ring-Jarvi assisted on a shorthanded goal to even the contest at 1-1 in the first period and scored a power-play goal at the start of the second period to give Gustavus a 3-1 lead. Ring-Jarvi added his second assist of the game on the Gusties’ fifth goal in the third period. Ring-Jarvi ranks eighth among Division III rookies with 1.27 points per game on three goals and eleven assists.
Ring-Jarvi, an undecided major, is the son of Roland and Sue Ring-Jarvi of Anoka, Minn. and is a 2005 graduate of Anoka High School.
Gustavus, which is 7-4 overall and 3-3 in the MIAC, improved to 3-1 against ranked opponents this season. The Gusties return to action January 2 against No. 5 Elmira at the Norwich Tournament in Northfield, Ver. at 3 p.m.