The Gustavian Weekly

Sports & Fitness

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 […]

Becker won’t be beat: Women’s Soccer undefeated through three games

Sophomore Goalkeeper Ashley Becker is coming off a stellar first-year campaign that earned her the MIAC Rookie-of-the-year award snd has yet to be scored on in the first three games of the 2016 Season. The Gusties are undefeated thus far, with a record of 2-0-1. (Also pictured: Junior Captain Sophie Leininger.)

Women’s Soccer opened their season with a pair of wins over Nebraska-Wesleyan and UW-Lacrosse, and tied their third contest against UW-River Falls on Wednesday to remain undefeated through three games. While an undefeated 2-0-1 record marks their best start since […]

This year in sports: Looking back on 2015-2016 Gustie Athletics

What a year it’s been for Gustie Athletics! To celebrate the College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is hosting the second annual Golden Gusties Awards Banquet on Sunday, May 15 in the Don Roberts Ice Rink. The banquety will honor the […]

Softball falls in MIAC playoffs: Season comes to a premature end

Junior Jena Willis at bat in the Gusties contest against St. Kate’s in the MIAC Playoffs. Unfortunately the Gusties dropped the game and went 0-2 in the playoffs despite a 17-5 regular season conference record and an overall record of 26-12.

Softball falls at MIAC playoffs, season comes to an end After a very successful regular season, the Gustavus Softball team’s season came to abrupt end last weekend at the MIAC Conference Playoff Tournament, hosted by top seeded University of St. […]