Archive for June, 2012

Former Athletic Director Al Molde Receives 2011-12 MIAC Distinguished Service Award

Article courtesy of Matt Higgins – Assistant to the Executive Director of the MIAC ST. PAUL, Minn. — Recently, Dr. Al Molde completed an incredible 40-year career in college athletics, including the past 15 years as the athletic director at his alma mater, Gustavus Adolphus College. In appreciation for his contributions to the Minnesota Intercollegiate […]

Cross Country Runner Brooke Beskau Named To Academic All-America Third Team

Gustavus Adolphus College senior cross country runner Brooke Beskau (Hastings, Minn.) has earned a spot on the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter […]

Ross Ring-Jarvi And Alissa Tinklenberg Named 2011-12 Gustavus Student-Athletes Of The Year

St. Peter, Minn. – To cap off what was an outstanding year for Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics, the Gustavus Sports Information Department is proud to announce senior Ross Ring-Jarvi (Anoka, Minn.) and sophomore Alissa Tinklenberg (Willmar, Minn.) as this year’s Male and Female Student-Athletes-of-the-Year.  Ring-Jarvi and Tinklenberg, who are the 12th annual recipients of the […]

Gustavus Finishes 39th in 2011-12 NACDA Director’s Cup Standings

The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and Learfield Sports have announced the final totals for the 2011-12 Division III Directors’ Cup.  Gustavus Adolphus College has placed 39th out of 444 competing NCAA Division III schools after earning 395.75 points over the year. The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup was developed as a joint […]

Standout Blueliner Lindsey Hjelm Bestowed Third Team Academic All-America Distinction

Gustavus Adolphus standout Lindsey Hjelm has garnerd Academic All-America Third Team honors. Photo courtesy of Sport PiX. Gustavus Adolphus women’s hockey player Lindsey Hjelm (Jr., North Oaks, Minn.) has earned a spot on the Capital One Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Team.  Hjelm, who takes home third team distinction, carries a cumulative grade point average of […]

Brooke Beskau, Steve Groskreutz, and Allyson Voss Garner CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors

The 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Men’s Track/Cross Country Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), have been released to recognize the nations top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Athletes representing Gustavus Adolphus on this season’s Academic All-District Six First Team include senior cross country runner […]