Gusties make a splash at Pioneer Classic

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer The Gustavus men’s and women’s swim team traveled to Grinnell, Iowa for the Grinnell Pioneer Classic on Saturday, Dec. 3. Both the men’s and women’s team took home first place with the men claiming the title for the fifth consecutive season with 947 points and the women winning for the second straight title with a score of 982. “I think … Continue reading Gusties make a splash at Pioneer Classic

Women’s basketball dominates Macalester

Nyden Hill – Staff Writer  This past Saturday, the Gustavus women’s basketball team took on the Macalester Scots at home in St. Peter.  Going into the matchup, the Gusties looked to bounce back as they were coming off of their only loss of the season to Concordia on Nov 26. “Obviously it was a tough loss to Concordia on Saturday, so this entire week practices … Continue reading Women’s basketball dominates Macalester

Women’s hockey still top dog

Parker Burman – Staff Writer This past weekend the Gustavus women’s hockey team traveled to Winona to face off with conference rival Saint Mary’s. Over the past four years the Gusties and the Cardinals have tied in every matchup and this year’s team looked to break that streak. They did just that in a dominating 3-0 victory with all three goals coming via the power … Continue reading Women’s hockey still top dog

Historic season draws to a close

Parker Burman – Staff Writer The Gustavus Men’s Soccer finished up their season and run in the NCAA Tournament with a 1-0 defeat against the University of Chicago in the Elite Eight. Even though their season ended with a loss, this season was one of the most successful years in program history. It was their first quarterfinal since 2005 and just their third ever in … Continue reading Historic season draws to a close

Men’s Soccer Excels to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen

Parker Burman – Staff Writer Last weekend, the Gustavus men’s soccer team hosted the NCAA tournament. The Gusties won against Aurora University on Saturday and UW-Eau Claire on Sunday, advancing them to the Sweet 16 of the national tournament in Chicago next weekend. The key component of the weekend was Senior goalkeeper Wesley Sanders, who made four stops in seven rounds of penalty kicks that … Continue reading Men’s Soccer Excels to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Preview

Parker Burman – Staff Writer Both the Gustavus men’s and women’s basketball teams opened up their seasons this past week. The men hosted UW-River Falls, while the women went on the road to start the year against UW-Stout. At home the men fought a back and forth battle, which ended in a 62-58 defeat to start the year, while the women started off strong with … Continue reading Men’s and Women’s Basketball Preview

Women’s volleyball wraps up season

Nyden Hill – Staff Writer Last week, the Gustie women’s volleyball team traveled to University of Northwestern in St. Paul to participate in the NCAA regional tournament. Fresh off a MIAC championship win against St. Olaf, the Gusties were riding a lot of momentum, considering they were also on a 16-game win streak. In the first game of the tourney the Gusties faced off against … Continue reading Women’s volleyball wraps up season

Swimming dives back into action

Matthew Olson – Staff Writer The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams opened their season Saturday at home against UW-Stevens Point and MSU-Mankato. The Gustie men defeated UW-Stevens Point 160-157, while the Gustie women lost to the Pointers 175-144 and the Mavericks 238-79. Junior Matt Strom led the way for the men by winning the 200 free in 1:46.60 and the 500 free … Continue reading Swimming dives back into action

Women’s hockey starts off hot

Nyden Hill – Staff Writer This past Friday, the Gustavus women’s hockey team took the ice in their contest against Lake Forest. For just their second game and home game of the season, Gustie fans turned out in full support, totaling 488 in attendance.  “After we come out and look up into the stands, it really motivates us so much because we have so many … Continue reading Women’s hockey starts off hot