Volleyball sweeps nationally-ranked Bethel

Luke Siegle – Staff Writer The Gustavus volleyball team traveled to the Twin Cities for a crucial conference game on October 2 Saturday night against nationally-ranked Bethel. In front of a raucous Bethel crowd the Gusties took care of business early and never looked back as they swept Bethel 3-0. “We came in with a strategy and just focused on executing that,” Senior outside hitter Kate … Continue reading Volleyball sweeps nationally-ranked Bethel

Golf teams putt their way to second place

Luna Walker – Staff Writer The Gustavus men’s and women’s golf teams should be on everyone’s radar this year as they are making waves in the MIAC after only competing for a short month. This fine group of young women and men are leading the charge in what could be the most impressive season of golf we’ve seen at Gustavus since the nineties. From the Gustavus Men’s … Continue reading Golf teams putt their way to second place

Men’s tennis hosts regional championship

Alli Joerger – Staff Writer After a long weekend of difficult competition, environmental inhibitions, and grit, the Gustavus Men’s Tennis team emerged from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Midwest Region Championship Tournament with several impressive performances and new goals. The Gusties hosted this tournament, which gives athletes the opportunity to qualify for the ITA Cup in several locations around St. Peter between Oct. 1st and Oct. 4th. … Continue reading Men’s tennis hosts regional championship

Cross country starts to hit their stride

Brady Boie – Staff Writer Despite being less than a month into the season, the Gustavus cross country team is already hitting its stride and showing signs of promise and major improvement. For proof, look no further than senior men’s runner Andrew Stumbo. Stumbo, an Iowa native, won the St. Olaf Invitational last weekend with a blazing time of 25:26.5. This time placed was the 12th … Continue reading Cross country starts to hit their stride

Women’s tennis returns to midwest regions

Allison Fajt – Staff Writer This Weekend the Gustavus Women’s Tennis team traveled to Whitewater, Wisconsin to compete in the ITA Midwest Women’s Tennis Regional and the Midwest Open. The tournament was hosted by University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Senior Simona Potockova advanced the farthest on the team in the Regional, yet sadly lost 0-6, 3,6 in the quarter finals to Carleton’s Mary Hose. With better luck in the … Continue reading Women’s tennis returns to midwest regions

Football secures Homecoming win

Autumn Zierman – Staff Writer Gusties crowded the stands and hills of the Gustavus Football Stadium on the West side of Lund Center this last Saturday, September 25. The halls of Jackson Campus Center were crowded with milling alumni, all gathered together to cheer on the Gustavus Football team in the annual homecoming game which was against our longstanding rival Concordia. This game marked the MIAC opener … Continue reading Football secures Homecoming win

Men’s soccer starts MIAC play

Luke Siegle – Staff Writer The Gustavus Men’s Soccer team was on a roll entering the first week of MIAC play, riding high on a three game win streak including a big victory over nationally ranked Luther which moved the team to number one in the region. Opening conference play Wednesday against the newly added St. Scholastica Saints, the Gusties were ready to go and dispatched the … Continue reading Men’s soccer starts MIAC play

Women’s soccer kicks adversity to the curb

Luna Walker – Staff Writer The Golden Gusties are excited to fight for their right to compete in the MIAC this season. Currently sitting at a 3-3 record, the squad seems to be comfortable with the lessons they’ve learned and the progress they’ve made despite the undesirable losses to teams such as the Carleton Knights and Dubuque University. “Though we didn’t get the result we wanted against … Continue reading Women’s soccer kicks adversity to the curb

Football shines brightly in home opener

Brady Boie – Staff Writer The Gustavus football program welcomed fans back to Lloyd Hollingsworth Field with a bang on Saturday. Fueled by explosive plays on offense and key defensive stops, the Gusties upset nationally-ranked Wartburg. Despite coming into the game as heavy underdogs, the Gusties were not afraid of the challenge. “We approached the game like any other. We practiced hard all week and were … Continue reading Football shines brightly in home opener

Women’s golf puts on a show at Wartburg

Autumn Zierman – Staff Writer The Gustavus women’s golf team returns from a successful two-day invitational this past weekend. Day one of the Wartburg invitational, Sept 11, saw GAC women’s golf carding a 299, the second lowest in program history. The team scored two strokes behind the 2008 record and sits tied in second place behind St. Catherine. The Gustavus women’s golf team finished day two, … Continue reading Women’s golf puts on a show at Wartburg