Archive for November, 2009

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Greg Lane’s 86-Yard Kickoff Return In Final Minute Gives Football Team 20-19 Win Over Concordia

In one of the more improbable finishes in the history of the Gustavus football program, the Gusties slipped past Concordia 20-19 when Greg Lane took a Concordia kickoff and raced 86 yards for a touchdown with 39 seconds left to play to tie the score at 19-19. Tom Huepenbecker's extra point gave Gustavus a 20-19 victory.

Men’s Cross Country Team Finishes 16th At NCAA Central Region Meet

The Gustavus men’s cross team wrapped up its 2009 season with a 16th place finish out of 25 teams at the NCAA Central Region Meet hosted by Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.  The Gusties totalled 442 points.  St. Thomas and Nebraska Wesleyan tied for first place with 116 points.  Gustavus was led individually by Mark […]

Rostvold Earns All-Region Honors As Women’s Cross Country Team Places 9th At NCAA Central Regional

The Gustavus women's cross country team wrapped up its 2009 season with a 9th place finish out of 26 teams at the NCAA Central Regional, which took place in Grinnell, Iowa. The Gusties were led by Kim Rostvold who earned All-Region honors with her 35th place finish.

Martinson’s Four Goals Propel Men’s Hockey Team To 5-4 Win Over St. Olaf

Senior All-American David Martinson thrilled a partisan home crowd with four goals as Gustavus defeated St. Olaf 5-4 on Saturday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink.

Women’s Hockey Rallies To Tie UW-River Falls

The Gustavus women's hockey team opened its 2009-10 season with a 3-3 tie against UW-River Falls on Friday night in River Falls. Allie Schwab scored twice in the final six minutes including a goal with 16 seconds left in regulation play to help the Gusties rally from a 3-1 deficit and tie the Falcons.

Men’s Swimming & Diving Drops Dual Meet to St. Olaf 141-157

The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team lost its opening conference dual meet to St. Olaf 141-157 on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. Top Gustavus swimmers were Whitaker Davis and Paul Kirihara. Whitaker placed first in the 200 freestyle (1:44.37) and 200 butterfly (2:01.89), and took second in the 100 freestyle (48.75). Kirihara had a another successful day in the backstroke, winning the 100 (53.66) and 200 (1:58.19).

Women’s Swimming & Diving Defeats St. Olaf 181.5-118.5

The Gustavus Women's swimming and diving team got its first win of the season, defeating St. Olaf by the score of 181.5-118.5. Carly Mosher registered four event wins as Gustavus swimmers combined to win 12 events.

Women’s Hockey Opens 2009-10 Season At UW-River Falls On Friday Night

The Gustavus women's hockey team opens its 2009-10 season with a game at UW-River Falls on Friday night. Coach Mike Carroll returns 14 letterwinners from a squad that posted a record of 22-2-4 last season. Read on for a full preview.

T.J. Ridley Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Senior football player T.J. Ridley has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First Team for the second consecutive year. Ridley, an Edina, Minn. native, who has been a four-year regular for the Gusties, is a biology major with a 3.95 grade point average.

Ainsworth and Kramer Honored By MIAC Volleyball Coaches

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball coaches released their 2009 Post-Season Awards recently and honored two Gustavus volleyball players for their play this season. Junior Nicki Ainsworth (Eden Prairie, Minn) was named to the 18-member All-Conference team and senior Tara Kramer (Hayfield, Minn) was selected to the All-MIAC Volleyball Sportsmanship team.