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Baseball opens 2019 season in Tucson: Gusties show promise early in the season

Senior Ryan Moriarty rounds third hoping to score for the Gusties in a game last season. This past week the Gusties traveled to Tucson, AZ to kick off their season with eight non-conference games.

This week, the Gustavus Baseball team escaped the cold and traveled to Tucson, Arizona to kick off their 2019 season. Heading into the Tucson Invite, the team seemed to be fired up and ready to show everyone how much of […]

Gymnastics hosts Senior Night: Gusties prepare for WIAC/NCGA West Regional Meet

Senior Jamie Erdely competes on beam during Senior Night. The Gusties lost the competition against UW-La Crosse by a score of 185.550-183.800.

The Gustavus Gymnastics Team celebrated their seven seniors Friday, March 1, in their final home meet of the season and their last competition before they enter postseason. A week before, the Gusties posted a 183.725-180.325 home duel win over Hamline, […]

Gusties win three consecutive matches: Women’s Tennis undefeated in MIAC competitions

Sophomore Ginger Valenine returns the ball during a singles match. The Gusties currently hold a record of 9-6 in all competitions this spring.

Two weeks ago, the Gustavus Women’s Tennis team traveled to the west coast for a pair of matches against well established programs from Washington and Oregon. To start out the weekend, the Gusties defeated Whitman College in a close match […]

Women’s hockey falls in playoff semifinal: Gusties lose to No. 1 ranked St. Thomas 4-0

First-year Kayla Vrieze carrries the puck up the ice for the Gusties in a game earlier this season. Vrieze was a first-year standout and named to the MIAC All-Rookie Team this season.

The Gustavus women’s hockey team suffered a 4-0 loss to No. 2 ranked St. Thomas this past weekend at St. Thomas Ice Arena in Mendota Heights, MN. Both sides played even through the first period until St. Thomas struck at […]

Gusties enter first weekend of competition: Softball competes against Buena Vista and Luther

Junior Sarah Pederson fields a ball and throws it towards second base. The Gusties entered their first weekend of competition and finished with a 1-3 record.

The Gustavus Softball Team opened their 2019 season this past weekend with doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday in Rochester, MN. On opening day, the Gusties took on Luther College in game one in what turned out to be a battle […]

Men’s Tennis places fifth at ITA Indoors: Aney named MIAC Athlete of the Week

Senior Chase Johnson serves a ball during a match. The team got its second consecutive consolation title this past weekend at the ITA Indoor Championships.

This past weekend the Gustavus Men’s Tennis team competed in the ITA Indoor Championships, the team’s biggest tournament heading into their regular season. The Gusties were in for a big challenge, facing eight of the top teams in the country […]

Gusties win playoff quarterfinal game: Justine Lee joins the 1,000 point club

Sophomore Paige Richert attempts to tip the ball into the basket under pressure from three St. Mary’s opponents.

The Gustavus Women’s Basketball Team wrapped up its regular season play last week with a decisive win over Concordia and rode that momentum into the first round of playoffs as the No. 5 seed. The Gusties got off to a […]

Track and Field competes at Maverick Invite: Gusties prepare for MIAC Indoor Championships

Senior Michael Hensch competes in the weight throw at the Maverick Invite this past weekend. He finished third with a distance of 59-4.75.

Track and field had a strong showing this past weekend at the Maverick Invite hosted by Minnesota State University-Mankato. The men’s team took first this past Saturday, posting a score of 151 points. On the women’s side, the team finished […]

Swimming excels at MIAC Championships: Women place second, men’s team crowned champions

The Men’s Swimming and Diving team took home the MIAC Championship this past weekend, finishing with 938.5 points.

This past weekend, the Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams competed in an intense four day meet to decide the MIAC champions of the 2018-2019 season. Both teams had a full head of steam coming into their most […]

Men’s hockey begins its season: Gusties hold record of 2-3-1 after the first few weeks of play

Senior Colton Schmidt controls the puck during a game at Don Roberts Ice Rink. After the first few weeks of the 2018-2019 season the Gusties currently hold an overall record of 2-3-1.

Last season, the Gusties finished second in the MIAC after a three-year playoff drought.  The team also closed out with four of their players receiving awards, with Senior Chris Amsden taking All-Conference, and the Sophomore trio of Robbie Goor, Will […]