Men’s Hockey Falls in National Championship Game

Posted on March 20th, 2009 by

Gustavus was making its first appearance in the Frozen Four since 1982.

Gustavus was making its first appearance in the Frozen Four since 1982.

The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey team fell to Neumann College 4-1 in Saturday’s Division III National Championship game in Lake Placid, N.Y. The team finishes its season with a record of 19-11.

Gustavus junior David Martinson scored the game’s first goal to give the Gusties a 1-0 lead, but the Knights scored four unanswered goals to win the school’s first ever NCAA championship in any sport.

Gustavus advanced to the national championship game with a 3-2 overtime victory over the University of Wisconsin-Stout on Friday. Junior Patrick Dynan scored two goals including the game-winner against the Blue Devils.

For more on the men’s hockey team’s appearance in the Frozen Four, visit the Gustavus Athletics website.

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