The Gustavian Weekly

Sports & Fitness

Maximize your workout with HIT

Throughout a series of documentaries, British TV producer Dr. Michael Mosley has tried several different ways to get in shape. One of these, High Intesity Training (HIT), requires only three minutes of exercise a week.

As spring semester began earlier this week, students gradually started lacking one invariable feature: time. As studies take over, other activities naturally get deprioritized and a two hour workout session each day may not be most logical choice. But a […]

Gymnastics team bonds on and off the mat

Senior Kalyn Botzet performing a floor routine. The Gusties have struggled to defeat their opponents this season and have so for not recorded a win. However, the team will get another chance when they host UW-La Crosse for the last home meet of the season on Fri. 13, at 6:30 p.m.

The gymnastics team got back in action in January with a 3rd place finish at the UW-Eau Claire Invitational. Since then, the team has competed five more times, with their best performance being against UW-Whitewater on Feb. 7, where they […]

What’s the price of a silver medal? Ask Qatar.

Paris Saint-Germain owner Nasser Al-Khelafi (left) and Director of Football Leonardo Araujo (right) presenting the purchase of striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic  (middle) in 2012.

Throughout the past few weeks Doha, the capital of the Middle Eastern emirate Qatar, hosted the World Championships of Handball. The sport itself is rather small, mainly popular in Europe, but with a few newcomers, within the world top 20. […]

Men’s Basketball searching for successful rhythm

Gary Cooper finds Sergio Najara. The team will travel to the Twin Cities and play the University of St. Thomas on Jan. 28.

At the midway point of their season, the Gustavus Men’s Basketball team has so far experienced a roller coaster type ride; starting off well but hitting some low points in recent weeks. The Gusties currently hold a 10-5 record overall […]

First-years lead way for Men’s Hockey

Sophomore Defenseman Drew Aspinwall checking an Augsburg forward. The Gusties will face Saint Mary’s University in a back-to-back match up on Jan. 23 and Jan. 24.

With the loss of last year’s highest scoring players for the men’s hockey team, the team’s outcome was unknown. They are now in the middle of their season but have not yet reached expectations of previous Gustavus Men’s hockey standards. […]

Senior Spotlight: Kalyn Botzet

Gymnastics - Kalyn Botzet and her teammates hope to bounce back from their close loss to Hamline University on Jan. 16.

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week.   Q: What are your expectations for the upcoming season? A: Our team is stronger than we have been in a long time.  Since my freshman year, our team […]

Senior Spotlight: Martin Feddersen

Men’s Basketball - Feddersen played a key role when the Gusties beat University of St. Thomas at the Gus Young Court on Dec. 3.

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: What are your expectations for the upcoming season? A: It should be a very exciting one for the Gusties. We only lost one senior last year so we […]

Men’s Soccer finishes top 32 in the nation

Soccer and Cross Country recently wrapped up their fall seasons. Another stand out performance came from First-year golfer Chris Captain who won the individual MIAC Championship.

As the first snowfall hits Gustavus, it signifies the end of many fall sport seasons. This list of sports includes cross country. This year, two Gustie representatives took part in the Division III NCAA Championship race held in Mason, Ohio; […]

Gustie cheer boosts athletic atmosphere

Cheer squad shows off their new members and their enthustiastic routines. Their next performance will be when Men’s Basketball takes on Hamline University on Dec. 13.

Cheerleaders at Gustavus use their gymnastic and dance expertise to pump up the Gustiefans. Found on the sidelines of football and basketball games, the women remain positive and strive for improvement, despite long practices and physical exhaustion. Coached by Senior […]

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 […]