Year-in-review: Gustie sports return

Brady Boie – Staff Writer After having almost two years effectively nullified due to the ongoing pandemic, the Gustavus Adolphus Athletics rebounded in an impressive fashion. Despite dealing with extra guidelines, altered practice environments, and unexpected cancellations, the Gustie athletes who competed in the 2021-2022 seasons unlocked their fullest potential and became a point of pride for students and alumni alike. “Our athletes have played full … Continue reading Year-in-review: Gustie sports return

Baseball takes on St. John’s, St. Scholastica

Alli Joerger – Staff Writer As Gustie baseball approaches the end of its season, the team entered two important games this week with the obvious goal to win and maintain their dominance in the conference as the number three seed. The Gusties were only partly successful in this matter as they lost to St. John’s University 4-13 and 11-23 on May 1, and then split the … Continue reading Baseball takes on St. John’s, St. Scholastica

Softball sweeps St. Scholastica

Parker Burman – Staff Writer The Gustavus softball team wrapped up a busy week of conference play on Monday with a double header sweep of conference rival St. Scholastica. With the victories the Gusties improved to 15-21 on the season and 10-12 in conference play. After picking up the win in game two Gustavus punched their ticket to the MIAC playoffs securing the No. 6 seed, … Continue reading Softball sweeps St. Scholastica

Gustavus track stars smash records

Luke Siegle – Staff Writer The Gustavus Men’s and Women’s track teams had a busy past week of competitions as they hosted the Gustie Twilight, had the Drake Relays, and also hosted a Drake Alternative meet. It was an outstanding week for the Gusties as they performed both individually and collectively as a team. Sophomore Birgen Nelson led the way as she snatched two stadium records … Continue reading Gustavus track stars smash records

Women’s golf season ends

Allison Fajt – Staff Writer This weekend was a bittersweet ending to the Women’s Golf spring season at the Carleton St. Olaf Invite. Scattered storms and heavy wind cut the first round short on Saturday and not many teams wanted to stay after for the second round Sunday. Gustavus placed fourth out of 14 teams after the first round and then won the Northfield Challenge still … Continue reading Women’s golf season ends

“Let it go and let it fly”

Parker Burman – Staff Writer The Gustavus men’s tennis team secured a 7-2 win over the Carleton Knights to take sole control of first place in the MIAC. They took advantage of a hot start in the doubles matches and solid singles play to take down the Knights and get themselves in a great spot as they head towards the MIAC playoffs which begins in just … Continue reading “Let it go and let it fly”

Gusties win double header vs. Saint Mary’s

Parker Burman – Staff Writer This past weekend the Gustavus baseball team hosted St. Mary’s University for a double header. Coming into play Gustavus was sitting at 20-6 overall record with an in conference record of 7-3. After the double header sweep, and winning eleven of their last thirteen, the Gusties now move into second place in the MIAC. In game one Gustavus received a dominating … Continue reading Gusties win double header vs. Saint Mary’s

Softball takes tough losses

Alli Joerger – Staff Writer After a valiant effort from the Gustavus Women’s Softball team, the team unfortunately fell in both games into a double header, hosted in the MSU-Mankato dome against St. Catherine University. The final scores for the games were 1-6 and 0-6 respectively. Despite the loss in MIAC play, the Gusties are confident that they can achieve their goals of competing among the … Continue reading Softball takes tough losses

Men’s golf opens season with a win

Parker Burman – Staff Writer Playing in their first meet of the season this past weekend the Gustavus men’s golf team looked to start their spring off strong. Battling below freezing temperatures and strong winds, the Gusties did just that in the Bobby Krig Invitational at the New Prague Golf Club. Finishing with a combined score of 299 and 15 over par the Gustavus men were … Continue reading Men’s golf opens season with a win

Women’s tennis delivers a nail-biter

Allison Fajt – Staff Writer The women’s tennis team secured a crucial win this weekend against the previously undefeated Carleton Knights. It was a close match yet the Gusties scraped by winning 5-4. The victorious home match brought the Gustie’s season record to 15-6 and they are still undefeated 6-0 in the MIAC. “Our season as a team has really improved from the start, even the … Continue reading Women’s tennis delivers a nail-biter