Archive for December, 2011

Viva Las Vegas, Men’s Basketball Caps Classic With 66-62 Win Over Transylvania

Even Elvis Presley would have been impressed with the Gustavus men’s basketball team’s performance at the Classic held in “Fabulous Las Vegas.”  For the second night in a row, the Gusties were able to hand their opponent its first loss of the season, defeating Transylvania University 66-62 in another tightly-contested game. Transylvania would lead […]

Men’s Basketball Comes Away with 71-69 Win Over Hardin-Simmons In Opening Round Of Classic

The Gustavus men’s basketball team kicked off the Classic with a 71-69 win over Hardin-Simmons University on Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Nevada.  In what was a back-and-forth affair from start to finish, a pair of Ben Biewen free throws with :20 seconds left turned out to be the difference, as Gustavus handed the […]

Justin Eglseder Receives All-America Distinction

The accolades keep rolling in for Gustavus Adolphus senior defender Justin Eglseder (Eden Prairie, Minn.).  On Wednesday, Dec. 21, Eglseder took home another honor, earning a spot on the 2011 Men’s All-America Team.  Eglseder, who was named to the first team, is the only player in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference to be named […]

Tom Brown Named Director of Athletics

President Jack R. Ohle announced the hiring of Tom Brown, a native of Milaca, Minnesota and a 1986 graduate of Augustana College (S.D.) as Director of Athletics at Gustavus Adolphus College. Brown, who has been a part of the Gustavus Athletics Department as a coach, instructor and administrator since 1991, succeeds Dr. Al Molde who recently announced his retirement after 15 years at Gustavus and 40 years as an athletic administrator and coach.

Gustavus Director of Athletics Al Molde Announces Retirement

Dr. Al Molde, the athletics director at Gustavus Adolphus College for the past 15 years, has announced that he will retire at the end of the current academic year. Dr. Molde, a 1966 graduate of Gustavus and a Montevideo, Minn. native, replaced Jim “Moose” Malmquist when Malmquist retired in 1997. He is one of only seven full-time athletics directors that have been employed by the College since the position was created in 1920.

Penalty Killers Stay Hot, Men’s Hockey Edges No. 4 UW-River Falls 2-1

The Gustavus men's hockey team picked up a 2-1 win over No. 4 UW-River Falls on Wednesday night in River Falls, Wis. Gustavus, who has won its last five contests, improves to 7-4-2 overall on the season, while the Falcons drop to 9-2-2 overall.

Eglseder, Thompson And Ylonen Earn NSCAA All-Region Honors

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America came out with its 2011 NCAA Division III All-Region teams on Tuesday, Dec. 13.  Three Gustavus men’s soccer players earned a spot on the All-North Team, including Justin Eglseder (Eden Prairie, Minn.), Lucas Thompson (Sioux Falls, S.D.), and Brett Ylonen (Lake Elmo, Minn.) Senior Justin Eglseder is one […]

Logan Becker And Todd Kremmin Highlight Football’s Post-Season Honors

The Gustavus Adolphus football team closed the books on the 2011 season with its annual banquet held Sunday, Dec. 11th in Alumni Hall.  Highlighting the evening’s awards section were seniors Logan Becker (Easton, Minn.) and Todd Kremmin (Cottage Grove, Minn.). Quarterback Logan Becker earned the Richard Paulson Team MVP Award.  Richard Paulson was an All-Conference […]

Men’s Hockey Looks To Finish 2011 Strong At No. 4 UW-River Falls Wednesday Night

The Gustavus men’s hockey team will travel to River Falls, Wis. to put the finishing touches on 2011 with a non-conference test against No. 4 UW-River Falls on Wednesday, Dec. 14th at 7:00 p.m. Gustavus enters the game with a four-game winning-streak under its belt and is 6-4-2 overall.  Gustavus has scored a total of […]

Draayer Nets Game-Winner In Overtime, Women’s Hockey Tops UW-Superior 1-0

The Gustavus women's hockey team defeated the University of Wisconsin-Superior 1-0 in overtime Tuesday night in St. Peter, Minn. First-year forward Carolyn Draayer knocked in the game-winner 1:32 into the extra frame, improving the Gusties to 9-0-1 overall.