‘Men’s Hockey’ Category
The Gustavus men’s hockey team enters Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Friday night against the University of St. Thomas at Don Roberts Ice Rink.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team suffered a 2-1 setback Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, dropping to 1-2-1 on the season.
Not many people outside the Gustavus community would have given the Gustie men’s hockey team much of a chance Friday night against No. 1-ranked and defending national champion University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Not to be overlooked, the Gusties stood tall against the Pointers in the home opener at Don Roberts Ice Rink, skating to a 3-3 tie to move to 1-1-1 overall.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team hosts its home opener at 7:05 p.m. tonight against a formidable opponent in defending national champion and No. 1-ranked University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The Gusties enter tonight’s game 1-1 after splitting their two contests at the MIAC Showcase last week, while the Pointers are 2-0 after defeating Aurora and Lawrence last week. Gustavus wraps up the weekend tomorrow night at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. The Blugolds are 2-0 with wins over Finlandia and St. Scholastica.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team earned a split at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Showcase on Saturday with a 4-1 victory over St. Olaf. Colin Hernon (Jr., Bloomington, Minn.) scored his second goal in as many days, while Russell Barone (Fy., Mohena, Ill.) netted his first collegiate goal soon after, which proved to be the game-winner.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team dropped its season opener Friday 5-2 to Saint John’s at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Showcase. The Gusties and Johnnies were tied 2-2 at the second intermission, but a pair of even-strength goals in the third period followed by a late power play goal led to the lopsided defeat.
After a quick two weeks of preseason practice, the Gustavus men’s hockey team is set to kick off its 75th season at the MIAC Showcase in Blaine, Minn. Friday and Saturday with a pair of non-conference games. The Gusties take on Saint John’s at 7 p.m. tonight followed by a 6:30 p.m. game tomorrow against St. Olaf.
The 2016-17 Gustavus men’s hockey campaign marks a monumental milestone for the program as it celebrates 75 seasons at the College. The 75th season celebration will be highlighted by three events - the annual golf tournament, a celebration of life service for legendary coach Don Roberts, and an all-alumni and friends celebration in Alumni Hall on Nov. 19.
Legendary Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey coach Don Roberts died Sunday, July 24 at the age of 83 after battling degenerative heart disease. A private family service will be held this week, however a public service celebrating Roberts’ life will be held in Christ Chapel on the Gustavus campus in the very near future. Details will be announced in the coming days.
The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2016 inductees include Ryan Boutwell ’99 (Football), Scott Crowell ’01 (Soccer), Heather Fitch ’96 (Gymnastics), Rick Hjelm ’83 (Hockey), Molly Nemes ’01 (Gymnastics, Track & Field), Bret Newcomb ’92 (Hockey), Dana Peterson ’96 (Cross Country, Track & Field), Rod Swenson ’99 (Baseball), and Larry Zelenz (Coach). This group will be honored at the Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet, which will be held in Alumni Hall at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, following the Hall of Fame football game against Saint John's at 1 p.m.