Men's Golf 2001-02

2001-02 Season Recap

Schedule | Roster | Statistics

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's golf team finished fifth out of 21 teams at the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships held at Firethorn Golf Club in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Gusties, who were in 14th place heading into the fourth and final round of the 72-hole tournament, shot a sizzling 306 to move up nine places and finish fifth with a final total of 319-315-302-306--1242 which was 30 shots behind national champion Guilford College which finished at 1212. Gustavus was led by sophomore Neil Johnson (River Falls, Wisc.) who finished 13th with a 72-hole total of 80-78-70-77--305 (+21) and freshman AJ Hoffman (Mankato, Minn.) who finished 22nd with a total of 83-79-75-72--309 (+25). Johnson earned Third Team All-America honors and Hoffman received honorable mention All-America honors by virtue of where they placed in the individual tournament. This is the fifth consecutive year that Gustavus has finished in the top ten at the Division III Championships. The Gusties have qualified for the NCAA Tournament for 18 consecutive years and finished in the top ten 14 times.

The Golf Coaches Association handed out numerous awards at the national tournament and several Gusties were honored including: Neil Johnson and Luke Benoit being named All-District Five First Team, Brooks Anderson and Dan Suedbeck being named GCAA Scholar Athletes, and Scott Moe being named Central Region Coach of the Year.

2001 Fall Schedule

Sept. 15-16 Saint John's Invitational
1st of 14
Sept. 23-24 UW-Eau Claire Invitational
2nd of 13
Sept. 23-24 JV at Carleton Invitational
Sept. 29-Oct. 1 Twin Cities Classic
2nd of 21
Oct. 6-7 MIAC Championships - Recap
2nd of 10
Oct. 8-9 Nebraska Wesleyan Fall Preview
1st of 12
Oct. 14-15 Wilson Gordin Collegiate Classic

2002 Spring Schedule

Apr. 19 Dual vs. MSU, Mankato at LeSueur CC
Apr. 24 Dual vs. MSU, Mankato at North Links
W 315-327
Apr. 26-27 Minnesota State Spring Invitational
Apr. 29-30 Gustie Spring Invitational
May 7-10 NCAA Championships
5th of 23


Name Year Hometown/High School
Brooks Anderson SR Lindstrom, Minn./Chisago Lakes
Luke Benoit SO Faribault, Minn.
Brent Borgstahl SO St. Peter, Minn.
James Gempeler FY Madison, Wis.
Jamie Gothmann FY Delano, Minn.
AJ Hoffmann FY Mankato, Minn.
Brady Hoffman
Neil Johnson SO River Falls, Wis.
Ryan Morse SO Vadnais Heights, Minn./Totino-Grace
Jake Sand JR Bemidji, Minn.
Ben Schoesser FY Rochester, Minn.
Charlie Seitzer SO St. Peter, Minn.
David Shepley SR Arden Hills, Minn./Mounds View
Dan Suedbeck JR Redwood Falls, Minn./Redwood Valley
Josh Thimjon SO Plymouth, Minn.