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Eight Gustavus Adolphus Football players have been named to the 2011 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame Hampshire Honor Society. The Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all division of play who have maintained a 3.2 GPA or better. Lucas Armstrong, Brandon Jonker, John Juran, Jade Kotila, Zach Lundquist, Chris Martinez, Mike Mohs, and Paul Stommes represent Gustavus on this year’s list.
The Gustavus football team suffered a heartbreaking 17-14 loss at the hands on Augsburg on Saturday afternoon in Minneapolis. With the loss, Gustavus falls to 3-6 overall and 2-5 in the MIAC, while Augsburg improves to 4-5 overall, and 2-5 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus football team enters a new decade with a great deal of optimism and energy as the Gusties look to return to the top four of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) in the 2010 season. Second year head coach Peter Haugen welcomes back 34 letterwinners (17 on defense, 16 on offense, and one on special teams) from last year’s squad that finished at 4-6 overall and 3-5 in the MIAC (tie-fourth place).
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) football coaches recently announced their 2009 All-Conference Team and six Gustavus players were named to the first and second teams. Golden Gustie players named to the First Team included senior linebacker Tony Palma (Lino Lakes, Minn./Centennial), senior safety Joe Welch (Hastings, Minn.), and senior punter Matt Knutson (St. Peter, Minn.). The three players who were named to the Second Team included junior wide receiver Eliot Herdina (Blooming Prairie, Minn.), senior offensive tackle Jack Breckner (Wayzata, Minn.), and junior linebacker Paul Stommes (Richmond, Minn./Eden Valley-Watkins).