The Gustavian Weekly

Sports & Fitness

Mind over matter mentality improves performance

In 2006, Men’s Fitness recognized Gustavus as one of the fittest college campuses in America, based off of data provided by the Princeton Review. Gusties came in sixth, and according to the Mankato Free Press, Gustavus was the only Minnesota […]

Football hopes to build on winning record next year

The Gusties will use their six-game winning streak as a foundation for next season.

The word “journey” held high precedents when it came to Gustie football this fall. When asked to describe the season in just one word, without hesitation, both Head Coach Peter Haugen and Senior Captain Zach Vine, responded with the same […]

Taylor, Morgan earn All-Conference honors

With 824 assists, Marisa Morgan (left) received All-Conference honors. Together with middle hitter Alyssa Taylor  (right), she formed a lethal offensive threat throughout the season.

The volleyball season has officially come to a close as they finished an overall conference record of 11-15. Two weeks ago on Nov. 5, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) released its 2014 Volleyball Awards.  Junior middle hitter Alyssa Taylor […]

Senior Spotlight: Keri Pickel

Women’s Hockey - The Senior forward from Rochester, Minnesota, is looking forward to see her teammates develop throughout the season.

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: What are your expectations for the upcoming season? A: Our expectation this year is to have a great season. To accomplish this we have set goals for ourselves […]

Athletic Training major provides a classroom without walls

The Athletic Training Room is a resource for athletes on campus. Together with professional athletic trainers, athletic training majors get to work with sports related injuries on a daily basis.

The Athletic Training Program at Gustavus is established for students who want to prepare for a career as an athletic trainer and is endorsed by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Athletic trainers are medical professionals who […]

Race for Grace: a race to remember

“Even though she’s not here now she’s still a central part of the team, she connects us. She’s still in our hearts,” Gazzola said. The Swim & Dive team will  meet in the Vic Gustafsson pool on Nov. 22 to compete in honor of Grace Goblirsch.

This Saturday, Nov. 22, the Gustavus Women’s Swimming and Diving Team will be hosting the first Grace Goblirsch Invitational in memory of Grace Goblirsch who was a member of the swim team during the 2011-12 and 12-13 season. Goblirsch passed […]

Multi-sport athletes benefit from dietary advice

To deal with the nutritional differences between Football and Track, Nick Carlson sought help from the on-campus dietician. “I eat a lot more fruits, veggies, and good carbs now,” Carlson said. Photo By: Agustin Murillo

Gustavus’ Health Services office offers resources to navigate discussions regarding nutrition, which have begun to include more detail about ‘what’ and ‘how much’, and also ‘when’ to eat. With more data and new analytical techniques available, large numbers of nutrition […]

Hyperandrogenism causes gender conflict

Recent controversy over failed “gender testing” among female elite athletes has left people wondering how to categorize individuals as male or female. The scrutiny behind gender testing began in the 2000s when specific female athletes were targeted for their masculine […]

Men’s Hockey to face Concordia twice

First-year forward Tim Donohue dangles against UW-Stout. The Gusties will travel to Concordia College and play twice before they host Hamline University next weekend.

Gear up with the Gustavus Men’s Hockey team because their season is back. Last year the Men’s Hockey team finished strongly with an overall conference score of 16-7-4. This placed the hockey team in second place. However, with a large […]

Women’s Hockey excited to have season underway

Katie Aney and Carolyn Draayer on the attack against UW-Superior. “As a team I thought we played really well. We were all a little nervous at first, but as the game went on we settled down and I thought we played really hard. It was a really high intensity, fun game and I think as a team we used our speed to our advantage,” Junior Forward Allison Eder-Zdechlik said.

The Gustavus Women’s Hockey team played their first game of the season against the University of Wisconsin-Superior at the Don Roberts Ice Rink on Nov. 4. The Gusties defeated the Yellowjackets 3-1, with two of the team’s goals coming from […]