The Gustavian Weekly

Sports & Fitness

Highpoints in Point Loma: Track and Field teams compete in San Diego

This sunny venue at Point Loma University played host to Gustie Track and Field athletes over Spring Break, and brought together over 20 institutions across all NCAA divisions.

Members of the Gustavus Adolphus College Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams competed in the Point Loma Collegiate Invitational on Saturday at Point Loma Nazarene University, located in San Diego California. More than 20 total teams competed in the […]

Don’t bet on it. Student-athletes and sports wagering

Although NCAA bylaws forbid student-athletes from betting any amount of money on March Madness, nothing is stopping you from filling out this bracket and hanging it on your dorm fridge for bragging rights over your roommate!

March Madness has arrived, and as most of the nation scrambles to fill out their perfect bracket, a certain group of people has to exercise caution while doing so, NCAA student-athletes. Anytime a student-athlete, competing in any division of the […]

Batter up! New Baseball coaching staff creates a buzz.

The new Gustavus baseball coaching staff includes, from left, Phillip Klaphake, Jeff Baker, Brad Baker, Dean Bowyer, and Matt Lewis. Not pictured: Bob Bresnahan.

Since this time last year, the Gustavus Baseball program has gone through some major changes. Multiple new coaches, including a new head coach, Brad Baker ‘80. With these changes comes a hope to build the Gustavus Baseball team into a […]

Track and Field moves outdoors: But not before some historic individual performances

Seniors Sarah Swanson and Sam Fischer competed in the NCAA Indoor Track & Field championships in Iowa last week. Swanson placed 17th in the shot put, and Fischer placed 15th in the weight throw.

The Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams recently concluded their indoor winter seasons. Though they did not claim a conference title (which was awarded to St. Thomas), they sent two throwers to the NCAA tournament. One of whom […]

Intro to the Tourney: Gusties from out-of-state experience Minnesota’s biggest event

The Edina Hornets celebrate their 2014 state championship in front of a sold out crowd at the Xcel Energy center. This year, the Wayzata Trojans defeated the Eden Prairie Eagles to take home the trophy for class 2A, and Hermantown defeated Breck to win the 1A hardware.

Few things are more Minnesotan than the High School Hockey Tournament. It’s special. A crowd of 23,000 is rarely present for an NHL team, but that’s the record-breaking crowd that came out to watch two boy’s high school semi-final games […]

Racquet Warriors

Sophomore Katie Aney

The Gustavus Women’s Tennis team has roared into the 2015-2016 season with the similar success as it has for its stellar past few decades. After a short hiccup in its 20 years reign atop the conference, Gustavus saw its remarkable […]

Women’s Golf teeing off into spring

Emilie Anderson tees off. The Gusties hope to bounce back from a dissapointing fall season when they play at the George Fox Invitational in Arizona on March 12.

The spring season for Women’s Golf has arrived, with the Gusties flying out to Peoria, Arizona to compete in the George Fox Invitational at Westbrook Village Golf Club with eight other schools on March 12 and 13. “This is a […]

Senior Spotlight – Hannah Erickson

Hannah is a senior from St. Cloud, Minnesota. She is looking to bounce back strong from a broken wrist.

Q: What are your expectations for the season? A: The expectations for the season are pretty high both individually and as a team. I currently have a broken wrist, so I am looking to not let this be any major […]

Men’s Tennis striving for excellence

Head Coach Tommy Valentini provides some coaching points before the matches begin.

The Gustavus Men’s Tennis team made quite a splash on Saturday, Feb. 27, earning three 9-0 victories over Bethel University, Concordia College-Moorhead, and Morningside College at home in the Swanson Tennis Center. The first victory over Bethel came off of […]

Softball sets sights high

Junior Pitcher Hannah Heacox is coming off an All-Conference season and will be key in the Gusties repeating as MIAC Playoff Champions.

Although there may be snow on the ground here at Gustavus, that doesn’t mean that the Gustavus softball team hasn’t been hard at work inside of Lund in preparation for another season. Less than one year ago, the Gusties were […]