SAINT PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Athletics has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2022 inductees include Brian Amundson ’07 (swimming & diving), Tim Brown ’04 (basketball), Scott Hagemeyer ’07 (swimming & diving), Hailey Harren ’07 (cross country/track & field), Joe Hartwell ’05 (soccer), Lauren Hom ’07 (tennis), Tony Konicek ’07 (baseball), Andrea Peterson ’07 (hockey), and Nicole LaVoi ’91 (benefactor).
This group will be honored at the Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet, which will be held in Cec Eckhoff Alumni Hall on Saturday, Oct. 29, following the football game against Carleton College at 1 p.m. Individuals eligible for induction into the Gustavus Athletics Hall of Fame are athletes, coaches, and benefactors. Selection of athletes is based on athletic achievements while a student at Gustavus, while a benefactor is selected for extraordinary contribution to the athletic department through service or philanthropy. Eight members of the Gustavus Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2022 will be inducted for their accomplishments as student-athletes, while one will be inducted as a benefactor.
Brian Amundson, a Coon Rapids, Minn. native, is the men’s swimming & diving program record holder with 14 All-America honors and was a 12-time MIAC champion. Amundson, a freestyle specialist, helped lead the Gusties to three MIAC championships and three top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships. Amundson earned seven All-America honorable mention and 23 MIAC All-Conference selections.
Tim Brown, a Bloomington, Minn. native, earned All-America status and played an integral role in the men’s basketball team reaching the NCAA championship game in 2003. Brown holds the program record for career three-point percentage and single season three-pointers made. In just two years on the team, Brown earned All-Region and All-Conference honors both seasons while helping to Gusties win the 2003-04 MIAC championship.
Scott Hagemeyer, a Willmar, Minn. native, is the men’s swimming & diving program record holder with 20 MIAC championships and 28 All-Conference selections. Hagemeyer earned 10 All-America honorable mention selections and owns the program’s second-fastest times in both the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke. Hagemeyer helped lead the Gusties to three MIAC championships and three top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships.
Hailey Harren, a Cold Spring, Minn. native, won the 2005 NCAA cross country championship and was the 2006-07 College Sporting News Female Student-Athlete of the Year. Harren is a two-time All-American, two-time NCAA Central Region Runner of the Year, and two-time MIAC Runner of the Year. Harren also earned two CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, received the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, and was the 2005-06 Gustavus Female Athlete of the Year.
Joe Hartwell, an Apple Valley, Minn. native, earned First Team All-America and MIAC Player of the Year honors while leading the men’s soccer team to a MIAC championship and NCAA quarterfinal appearance in 2004. Hartwell, a two-time All-Region and three-time All-Conference selection as a central defender, directed the Gusties to one of the finest seasons in school history in 2004 anchoring a defense that allowed just four goals in 23 games (fourth best in NCAA Division III history) while recording 19 shutouts (third best in NCAA history).
Lauren Hom, a Stevens Point, Wis. native, is a five-time All-American, highlighted by winning the 2005 ITA doubles championship with partner Marla Menne. Hom posted a career singles record of 84-21 and went 96-13 in doubles. Hom never lost a MIAC match in singles or doubles, going 60-0, and helped the Gusties win four consecutive conference titles with a 40-0 team record.
Tony Konicek, a Rochester, Minn. native, is a two-time First Team All-America selection as an outfielder and third baseman, and holds program records in career batting average, hits, triples, RBIs, and runs scored. Konicek earned Midwest Region Position Player of the Year and MIAC Player of the Year in both 2006 and 2007, a feat accomplished by only one other player in MIAC baseball history. Konicek was a three-time MIAC All-Conference selection and the 2006-07 Gustavus Male Athlete of the Year.
Andrea Peterson, a White Bear Lake, Minn. native, is a four-time All-American and was named the 2006-07 Division III Player of the Year. Peterson’s 185 career points is the program record and most by a defender in Division III women’s hockey history. Peterson is the only player in MIAC history to be named MIAC Player of the Year all four seasons and has the second most assists in Division III history. She helped lead the Gusties to four NCAA tournament berths, including Frozen Four appearances in 2005 and 2006.
Nicole LaVoi, a St. Cloud, Minn. native, is a leading scholar on women coaches as the Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport. LaVoi, a contributing member of the 1990 women’s tennis NCAA championship team, is the founder and director of the annual Women Coaches Symposium and has advised numerous Gustavus students, graduates, and coaches. LaVoi’s continued research focuses on Title IX and gender equity, physical activity and girls, media representation, and the women’s sports industry.
The selection of the inductees to the Gustavus Hall of Fame is made by the Gustavus Hall of Fame Board, which is an 11-member group consisting of current athletic administrators, former coaches, and alumni.