The Gustavian Weekly

Sports & Fitness

Women’s Soccer surges past St. Mary’s: Senior Madison Ackiss scores twice in victory

Senior Madison Ackiss gets past St. Mary’s goalkeeper on Wednesday. Ackiss’ two goals lead the Gusties to a 2-1 victory over the Cardinals to move to 5-2-2 overall and 2-2 in the MIAC. The Gusties will look to defend their home turf again at 1 p.m. on Saturday when they host Carleton.

After only two and a half minutes of play on Wednesday, Women’s Soccer found themselves down 1-0 to St. Mary’s.  Sixteen minutes later a boot from Sophomore Goalkeeper Ashley Becker found Senior Madison Ackiss past midfield. Ackiss did the rest […]

Football comes up short in shootout

Despite Junior Running Back Karim Ortiz’s 155 yards and two touchdowns, the Gusties were edged out 42-40 by Hamline. The Defense allowed only 17 yards on the ground, but gave up 475 yards in the air. The Gusties look to bounce back on Saturday when they host Concordia for Homecoming.

The Gustavus Football team took their first loss of the 2016 season last weekend when they lost a nail-biter to the Hamline Pipers in St. Paul. The Gustie offense had a chance after a forced safety brought them within two […]

Gustie Golf looks to make a mark

On left: Senior Sam Majka tees off on the tenth hole on Monday at Le Sueur Country Club in the Twin Cities Classic . On right: Junior Mackenzie Swenson’s tee shot in the College City Challenge. The men took second at the Twin Cities Classic, and the Women came in fifth at the College City Challenge. Both teams are preparing for the MIAC Championships in October.

With the Ryder Cup coming up, the sport of golf is on many Minnesotan’s minds. As for the Gustavus golf teams, the fall has been a successful one. “We have had great opportunities thus far to compete against nationally ranked […]

First-year Spotlight – Abby Mullenbach

Abby attended Lakeville South High School where she lettered in Soccer and Track & Field. She was two-time All-Conference and served as team captain.  Mullenbach was also Academic All-State.

Q: Why did you choose Gustavus? A: I chose Gustavus for a lot of reasons but mostly because it felt like college football. Q: What has been your favorite athletic memory so far? A: My favorite moment of the […]

Women’s Soccer suffers first loss

Sophomore Emily Skogseth weaves through Macalaster defenders. The Gusties would defeat Macalaster 2-0 to open MIAC play, but drop their next game to St. Olaf 1-3. The Gusties now hold a record of 4-1-1 overall, and 1-1-0 in the MIAC.

Women’s Soccer opened MIAC play with a victory over Macalester College Tuesday, September 13. The Gusties shutout the Scots by a final score of 2-0 to record their fifth shutout on the season. With that win, Gustavus moved to 4-0-1 […]

Football tells tale of two halves: Big rally executed against Augsburg to remain undefeated

Sophopmore Safety Brady Miller (43) celebrates with his teammates after returning an interception 65 yards. The Gusties came out flat. trailing 0-13 after the first half, but dominated in the second half, scoring 35 unanswered points to improve to 3-0 on the season, and 1-0 in the MIAC.

After a slow start last week, the Gustie Football team surged in the second half to defeat the Augsburg Eagles.  This victory moved the Gusties to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in MIAC play.  The game was certainly a […]

Setting up seven straight: Winning streak continues as Volleyball beats St. Olaf

Sophomore Lauren Hanson spikes the ball against Bethel. The Gusties have won their last seven straight games, the most recent being a 3-0 shutout of St. Olaf in Northfield on September 21st.

The last time Gustavus Volleyball lost was on Sept. 9, when the Gusties lost a close match 2-3 to Cornell in the Loras College Tournament. Since that loss, the Gusties have won seven straight, bringing their overall record to 11-2 […]

Macalaster too strong in MIAC opener: Rough start continues for Men’s Soccer as overtime goal drops them to 1-6

Freshman Luke Laurich (20) handles the ball on offense as teammates Matt Murakami (10) and Isaac Bloom (8) try to set up a goal against Macalaster.

The Gustavus men’s soccer team started its 2016 season with a 5-3 loss at Wartburg College. “It wasn’t the result we wanted but still a good performance,” Gustavus Head Coach Mike Middleton said. “The game could have gone either way.” […]

Volleyball rolls over opponents: Hot start has Gusties set for MIAC play

Sophomore Setter Nora Holtan (1) celebrates with her teammates against Bethel. The Gusties went 7-2 in non-conference play and on Wednesday  opened up MIAC play with a 3-2 win over Bethel. The game was a rematch of last year’s MIAC Championship game, which the Gusties also won.

After one of the best seasons in school history last year, the Gustavus Volleyball team has picked up this season right where they left off. Compiling a record of seven wins and two losses in non-conference play, the team is […]

Gustie Football kicks off 100th year: Century season begins with win in Missouri

Senior George Buchner Celebrates last-years win against Concordia-Moorhead with teammates. Leadership from seniors such as Buchner and captains Tyler Jakes, Zack Martinez, Jake Schmitz and Joe Theiler will be key as the Gusties attempt to improve on last year’s success.

Last weekend, the Gustie football team began its 100th season with a seven and a half hour roadtrip to Fulton, Missouri. The trip was well worth it as the Gusties delivered on a decisive 35-6 victory over Westminster College. Great […]