The Gustavian Weekly

Sports & Fitness

Steve Wilkinson: the best of Gustavus

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Steve Wilkinson, former Head Men’s Tennis Coach and Founder and Director of Tennis and Life Camps, passed away on January 21, 2015 after battling cancer for nearly seven years. Wilkinson started out his tennis journey as a distinguished tennis player. […]

Senior Spotlight: Carolyn Draayer

Women’s Hockey - Draayer received the Sheila Brown award for the 2014-15 season because of her long-term contribution to the team’s success.

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: Did this season live up to your expectations? A: In a lot of ways yes- I got to play with my sister for the first time in my […]

Men’s Basketball knocked out in close thriller

The Gusties put up a heroic performance in the 83-79 loss against St. Thomas. “We did almost everything we had to in order to come out with a win and we had them exactly where we wanted them with only a minute to go in regulation,” Martin Feddersen said.

The phrase “raising a banner” has significant meaning in respect to the Gustavus Men’s Basketball team. The goal of the team is to add a banner to Gus Young Court every single year. Unfortunately, the goal was not met this […]

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 […]