Joe Gustafson
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    Joe Gustafson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fort Collins, Colo.

    High School:
    Fort Collins

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 175

    Position:
    D

    Birthdate:
    09/23/1982

    At Air Force
    2003 (Junior) - Appeared in nine games as a reserve defender ... posted the first point of his career with an assist on the game-winning goal vs. Denver that sent the Falcons to the MPSF Tournament ... did not attempt a shot ... team MVP during alumni weekend.
    2002 (Sophomore) - Attempted three total shots in 18 games ... did not score during the season.
    2001 (Freshman) - Played in two games as a reserve midfielder.

    Before Air Force
    Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... two-time team captain and all-league selection ... honorable mention all-state following his junior season ... member of 2000 Olympic Development Program Colorado Team ... led club team to State Cup Championship ... high school soccer coach was Brian Sailer.

    Personal
    Born Sept. 23, 1982 ... son of David and Barbara Gustafson ... also recruited by Army, Navy and Northwestern ... completed Cadet Summer Research Program at the Pentagon this past summer ... also a flight commander for Combat Survival Training ... element leader in his squadron this year ... grandson of former Air Force Academy Athletic Director Col. Frank Merritt ... majoring in management ... favorite food is his dad's BBQ ... favorite TV show is Cheers ... member of cadet squadron 33.

    Inside Men's Soccer