Over 2,000 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success
A total of 19 former student-athletes reconnect June 7 at Alumni Cup Soccer Championship
Earns accolade after his goal and assist lead DePaul to 2-1 upset of No. 10/19 Marquette
Midfielder scores game's first goal and assists on Yesilli's game-winner at Wish Field
Seven seniors take Wish Field pitch against No. 10/19 Marquette in their final match
2013 (Junior): Competed in all 18 matches with 12 starts... made a successful transition from the back line to the midfield... scored the game-winning goal at Loyola Chicago... recorded an assist in a 2-0 victory over SIU-Edwardsville... fired off nine shots on the season with five on goal... had two shots with one on frame against Providence.
2012 (Sophomore): Played in 13 matches in the 2012 season, starting eight of them... competed for the full length of matches against Illinois-Chicago and Northwestern, both of which were DePaul wins... defensive efforts helped prevent Drake from scoring a game-winning goal and USF from scoring a game-tying goal.
2011 (Freshman): Key component of Blue Demon back line played in all 19 matches with 17 starts... scored first collegiate goal against Seton Hall while also recording his first collegiate points... hadhis first collegiateassist against Green Bay... took two shots with one on goal in the Seton Hall game.
2010: Did not compete on the field... earned BIG EAST Conference Academic honors.
High School: Daily Herald All-Area honorable mention as a junior while starring at Libertyville, alma mater of 2009 All-BIG EAST First Team forward Steffen Vroom... competed in the Disney's Soccer Showcase event near London in 2008... was the only player from Illinois selected for that all-star team that vied for the Chelsea International Youth Cup... among the top players at the Eclipse Select soccer club.
Personal: Son of Brent and Lesley Gustafson... has one sister, Greta... enrolled in College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.