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1998-99 Bethel Men's Hockey Preview

General College Information
College Info
General Information:
School: Bethel College
Founded: 1947
Location: St. Paul, MN
Enrollment: 2,500
President: Dr. George Brushaber
Athletic Director:
Dr. Dave Kiostreich (men)
Chris Hester (women)
Team Nickname: Royals
Colors: Blue and Gold
Arena (capacity): Mariucci Arena (9,500)

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Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Peter Aus
Alma Mater/year of grad.: St. Olaf/1964
Starting 5th season
Record with current school: 23-73-4
All-TimeRecord/Yrs.:23-73-4/4 years
Coach's phone/best time to call: 651-638-6471/8-10 a.m.
Assistants:
Darin Thompson, Dave Aus, Joel Johnson, Peter Haugen

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SID Information
S.I.D.: Greg Peterson
Office Phone: 651-638-6394
Home Phone: 612-825-9231
Fax: 651-635-8645
E-Mail Address: g-peterson2@bethel.edu
Website: http://www.bethel.edu/Athletics/Sprtmain.html |

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 1997-98 game by game
1997-98 Game by Game Results
Date Oppponent Score
Nov. 14 UM Crookston W 10-3
Nov. 15 UM Crookston W 7-0
Nov. 27 St. Thomas L 3-4
Nov. 28 St. Mary's L 3-6
Nov. 29 Hamline W 6-2
Dec. 5 Hamline W 8-2
Dec. 6 Hamline W 7-2
Dec. 9 St. Scholastica W 10-2
Jan. 2 Concordia L 2-5
Jan. 3 Concordia W 5-3
Jan. 9 St. Thomas L 8-2
Jan. 10 St. Thomas L 3-2
Jan. 16 St. John's L 9-3
Jan. 17 St. John's L 3-0
Jan. 19 Mil. School of Engingeering W 9-3
Jan. 23 St. Olaf L 3-2
Jan. 24 St. Olaf L 0-5
Jan. 30 Augsburg L 7-3
Jan. 31 Augsburg L 7-2
Feb. 7 Gustavus L 4-1
Feab. 9 Gustavus L 9-1
Feb. 10 Bemidji State L 3-1
Feb. 18 Bemidji State L 4-1
Feb. 20 St. Mary 's L 6-4
Feb. 21 St. Mary's L 7-3
 

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1998-99 Schedule

Date Opponent Site Time
Nov. 13-14 Air Force Away 7:00 pm
Nov. 21 Alums vs. Alums Home 1:00 pm
Nov. 26-28 Thanksgiving Tournament Home
Nov 26 vs. St. John's 11:30 am
Nov 27-28 TBA
Dec. 4 Concordia * Home 7:00 pm
Dec. 5 Concordia * Home 1:00 pm
Dec. 11 St. Thomas * Away        7:00 pm
Dec. 12 St. Thomas * Home 7:00 pm
Jan. 2 St. Scholastica Home 7:00 pm
Jan. 8 St John's *  Home 7:00 pm
Jan. 9 St. John's * Away 2:00 pm
Jan. 15 St. Olaf * Away 7:00 pm
Jan. 16 St. Olaf * Home 1:00 pm
Jan. 22 Augsburg * Away 7:00 pm
Jan. 23 Augsburg * Home 1:00 pm
Jan. 29 GAC * Away 7:00 pm
Jan. 30 GAC * Home 1:00 pm
Feb. 2 St Scholastica Away 7:00 pm
Feb. 5 UM Crookston Away 7:00 pm
Feb. 6 UM Crookston Away 2:00 pm
Feb. 12 St. Mary's Away 7:00 pm
Feb. 13 St. Mary's Home 1:00 pm
Feb. 17 Hamline * Away 7:00 pm
Feb. 19 Hamline * Home 7:00 pm
Feb. 26-27 M.I.A.C. Play-offs TBA

* denotes conference game
 
 
 

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Team Information
Player and Team Information
1997-98 Overall Record: 8-17
1997-98 Conference Record/Place: 3-13/8th
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 17/5
Starters Returning/Lost: 4/3
 
 

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Returning Starters (Pos., name, year,ht., wt., goals, assists, misc. notes):
Forward, Kevin Adam, Jr., 5-10, 170, 29 goals, 21 assists, All-MIAC
Forward, Matt Grant, Jr., 6-2, 195, 13 goals, 16 assists
Forward, Tim Dickinson, Sr., 6-0, 190, 5 goals, 10 assists
Center, Adam Dewberry, Jr., 5-10, 160, 8 goals, 15 assits
Defenseman, Joe Eckerle, Jr., 5-11, 175, 1 goal, 16 assists
Defenseman, Troy Giesegh, Sr., 6-3, 205, 1 goal, 3 assists
Defenseman, Jesse Geroy, So., 5-9, 150, 2 goals, 11 assists

Other Key Returners (Pos., name, year,ht., wt,. goals, assists, misc. notes ):
Goalie, Wade Hinson, Sr., 5-11, 170, 3.49 GAA
Forward, Craig Hinson, So., 5-010, 175, 3 goals, 7 assits
Center, Andy Manthei, So., 5-8, 155, 5 goals, 6 assits
Forward, Josh McGraw, So., 5-9, 170, 3 assists
Forward, Dan Jarvis, So., 5-8, 170, 2 goals, 4 assists

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Key Newcomers (Pos., name, year, ht., wt., hometown/HS and /or Juco/Univ.):
Forward, Chad Anderson, Fr., 5-10, 199, Bloomington, MN/Twin Cities Vulcans
Forward, Brenton Balvin, Fr., 5-11, 185, Maple Grove, MN/Maple Grove H.S.
Defenseman, Brian Cashman, Fr., 5-8, 160, Red Wing, MN/Red Wing H.S.
Forward, John Dwyer, So., 5-10, 180, Bismark, ND/Bottineau Community College
Defenseman, Jared Gustafson, So., 5-7, 160, Salo, MN/Roseau H.S.
Goalie, Jeff Hall, Fr., 5-9, 165, Edina, MN/Edina H.S.
Forward, Corey McKinnon, Fr., 5-9, 160, Forest Lake, MN/Forest Lake H.S.
Defenseman, Sheldon Olson, Fr., 5-10, 175, Salo, MN/Roseau H.S.
Forward, David Vidmar, Fr., 5-11,1760, Hibbing, MN/Hibbing H.S.
Forward, Matt Taintor, Fr., 5-8, 175, Silver Bay, MN/Silver Bay H.S.
 
 

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Key Losses (Pos.,name,ht., wt., reason absent (grad.,transfer,study abroad,
injury, etc; misc. notes):
Defense, Nate Carlson, 5-11, 185, Graduated
Forward, Erek Swenson, 5-9, 185, Graduated
Goalie, Mike Johnson, 5-10, 175, Graduated
Goalie, Andy Leafblad, 5-10, 180, Graduated
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Season Outlook/Notes
The Royals begin the 1998-99 season with enthusiasm as they return players that have gained valuable experience and a quality group of newcomers. Bethel is led by junior All-MIAC forward Kevin Adam (Caronport, Saskatchewan) and junior forward Matt Grant (Anchorage, AK). Adam had 50 points in the 97-98 season, including a school record 29 goals. Grant added 13 goals and 16 assists.
 

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1998-99 Royals Men's Ice Hockey
Numerical Roster
# Name Pos Ht Wt Cl Hometown (High School)
-- ------------------------- ----- ---- --- -- ----------------------------------------
2 Bryan Castor F 5'10 155 Fr Winnipeg, MB
3 Brian Cashman D 5'8 160 Fr Red Wing, MN (Red Wing)
4 Trent Schmidgall F 5'8 165 So Morris, MN (Morris)
5 Matt Taintor F 5'8 175 Fr Silver Bay, MN (Silver Bay)
6 Troy Giesegh D 6'3 205 Sr Muskego, WI (Waukesha C.M.)
7 Jesse Geroy D 5'9 150 So Moorhead, MN (Moorhead)
8 Joe Eckerle D 5'11 175 Jr Bloomington, MN (Bloomington Jefferson)
9 Dan Jarvis LW 5'8 170 So Stillwater, MN (Stillwater)
10 Craig Hinson LW 5'10 175 So Detroit Lakes, MN (Detroit Lakes)
11 David Vidmar F 5'11 170 Fr Hibbing, MN (Hibbing)
12 John Dwyer F 5'10 180 So Bismark, ND
14 Josh McGraw LW 5'9 170 So Kentwood, MI (East Kentwood)
15 Mike Frost D 5'10 162 Fr Burlington, Ont. Canada
16 Kevin Adam C 5'10 170 Jr Caronport, Sask. Canada (Flin Flon Bombe
17 Jared Gustafson D 5'7 160 So Salo, MN (Roseau)
18 Brian Mowery C 5'9 150 So New Milford, CT (New Milford)
19 Andy Manthei C 5'8 155 So Minnetonka, MN (Minnetonka)
20 Corey McKinnon F 5'9 160 Fr Forest Lake, MN (Forest Lake)
21 Jacob Broten D 5'8 145 So Roseau, MN (Roseau)
22 Sheldon Olson D 5'10 175 Fr Salo, MN (Roseau)
23 Adam Dewberry C 5'10 160 Jr Harwood, MD (Casper, AFHL)
24 Tim Dickinson RW 6'0 190 Sr Moundsview, MN (Irondale)
25 Kasey Cummings F 5'10 180 Fr Rochester, MN (Rochester J-M)
26 Chad Anderson F 5'10 199 Fr Bloomington, MN (Twin Cities Vulcans)
27 Matt Grant RW 6'2 195 Jr Anchorage, AK (Dimond)
28 Jeremy Brewer D 6'0 200 Fr Brooklyn Park, MN
29 Peter Fanchi F 5'7 150 Fr St. Louis, MO (Westminster C.A.)
30 Jeff Edmunds G 6'2 200 Fr Colorado Springs, CO
31 Wade Hinson G 5'11 170 Sr Silver Bay, MN (Silver Bay)
32 Garrett Proteaux D 5'9 157 Fr Eden Prairie
33 Brenton Balvin F 5'11 185 Fr Maple Grove, MN (Maple Grove)
34 Barrett Midulla F 5'8 155 Fr Charlotte, NC
35 Jeff Hall G 5'9 165 Fr Edina, MN (Edina)
 
 
 
 


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