The Gustavian Weekly

Sports & Fitness

Senior Spotlight: Jenny Strom

Swimming - Jenny Strom received the MIAC Swimmer-of-the-Year award for her performances throughout the season.

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: Has the season met your expectations so far? A: I am extremely pleased how this season has gone thus far.  I am very happy that our entire women’s […]

Women’s Swim And Dive grabs 6th title

With a blend of individual and team performances, the Gustavus Women’s Swim & Dive team earned their sixth consecutive MIAC Championship title.

Here at Gustavus, there isn’t necessarily a “men’s” or “women’s” swimming & diving team, as both groups spend an insurmountable amount of time together in and out of the pool, essentially make up one collective team, or as some may […]

Track & Field shrugs off tough start

With emphasis being put on returning throwers, Coach Dale Bahr is confident that the veterans coming back will be up for the task. “They should all do well. With the loss of the senior class, talent can always be replaced. I have no doubt that veterans and newcomers will do exceptionally well,” Bahr said.

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field have increasingly depended on individuality in their past seasons. Ten Gustie women and three men were part of the Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference Team last season. With the loss of 16 seniors last year, the […]

CrossFit enthusiasts defend injury accusations

With the number of gym facilities quadrupling over the last three years, the notion of CrossFit training has most certainly created a buzz within the fitness community. The high intensity exercise program combines almost anything you can think of to […]

Senior Spotlight: Heather Funai

Diving - The Swim & Dive team will partake in the MIAC Championship this weekend.

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: Has the season met your expectations so far? A: Yes. This season has been amazing. It’s better than what I imagined my final season being. My teammates are […]

Softball goes 4-2 against D-II schools in Hawaii

The Gustavus Softball team will play six straight games in the RCTC Bubble. The team will have to wait until April for their first home game.

For most Gusties, touring break consisted of sub­zero temperatures and many attempts to stay warm. This was most definitely not the case for the Gustavus softball team who spent ten days enjoying the Hawaiian sunshine while taking part in three […]

Dubnyk boosts Wild towards playoffs

After a troublesome year and a half, goaltender Devan Dubnyk seems to have settled in Minnesota, where he has inspired the team with a series of key performances.

After a trembling start to the season, the Minnesota Wild used the month of January to get back on a winning record. Since the all-star break, the team has collected 18 points out of 22 possible, elevating them from the […]

Make-or-break weekend for men’s hockey

Drew Aspinwall was in charge of the puck against University of Saint Thomas. The Gusties need two out of two wins against Bethel University to secure a spot in the MIAC playoffs.

Four losses, six ties, and four wins; it is up to the final two games of the hockey season to determine whether the men’s hockey team continues into the playoffs, to possibly even win the MIAC Championship for the fourth […]

Women’s basketball dribbles into post-season

With a 69-49 victory over Macalester College on Wednesday night, the Gusties are now 11-6 in the MIAC.

The Gustavus Women’s Basketball team will wrap up a successful regular season on Saturday, Feb. 21 with a home game against the College of Saint Benedict. The women will then set their sights on the conference playoffs which begin the […]

Senior Spotlight: Sarah Rozell

Softball - After coming back from a strong preseason trip to Hawaii, Rozell believes that the team has the potential to compete for a deep playoff run.

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: What are your expectations for the upcoming season? A: After going to Hawaii and taking on three different Division II teams, I think the team really has something […]