The Gustavian Weekly

Sports & Fitness

Cross Country crosses finish line strong

A pack of women Cross Country runners fights off exhaustion to the finish. The women placed 11th ot of  30 teams at the NCAA Central Region Meet on Nov. 14th. The men placed 6th out of 29 teams.

Both the Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed at the NCAA Central Region Meet on Saturday, Nov. 14 down at Central College in Pella, Iowa. Neither team had individuals qualify for the National Tournament but the race was […]

Men’s Basketball is Ready for Tip-Off

The Gustavus Men’s Basketball team starts their season on Saturday, Nov. 14 against the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. This year the team is lead by four senior captains: Gary Cooper, Brian Jacobs, Chad Poppen and Chris Narum. Last year the […]

Women’s Soccer to Face No. 6 Wheaton

Emily Odermatt kicks the ball up the field. Odermatt has found the net three times this year, which is unusual for a defender. She will play a key part in keeping the young defensive line together when the team travels to Whitewater for the NCAA Regional Tournament this weekend.

Last Saturday was a good day to be a Gustie, largely in part to the success of the Gustavus Women’s Soccer team, who captured their first ever MIAC playoff title with a 1-0 victory over St. Thomas. Not only was […]

Volleyball sweeps MIAC, breaks school record

First-year setter Nora Holtan celebrates with her teammates. Holtan has had an incredible rookie season. Last week, she was inducted to the All-Conference team and named the MIAC-Rookie-of-the-Year. Prior to those individual honors, she had already been named the MIAC-Setter-of-the-Week twice throughout the season.

The Gustavus Volleyball team played their first playoff match of the post-season against Saint Mary’s University on Thursday, Nov. 5. This issue was printed before the known match results. The Gusties made it to the playoffs by sweeping the conference, […]

Women’s hockey takes home ice

The Gustavus Women’s Hockey team will hope to bounce back from their surprising exit from the MIAC playoffs last season. This year, the team boasts a large First-year squad that hopes to make impact. As the team lost a range significant players last year, such as Carolyn Draayer and Courtney Boucher, the team will have to rely on some new force to continue being the powerhouse they have been for the past seasons.

The Gustavus Women’s Hockey team kicked off their season this week. The team is twenty-five women strong and hoping to be even more successful than last season. Mike Carroll is going into his 17th year as the Women’s Hockey Head […]

Wild fans believe Dubnyk is key

Since the cancelled season in 2004-05 due to the lockout, teams of the Western Conference have won the Stanley Cup 7 out of 10 times. In all match-ups where a Western Conference team has not won (Hurricanes ‘06, Penguins ‘09 and Bruins ‘11), the series went to a game 7.

Last year, the Minnesota Wild had one of the strongest regular season finishes in the league. The team went from being down and out after the first half of the season, to clinching a wild card to the playoffs with […]

Men’s Hockey Begins Tryouts

The Men’s Hockey team will hit the ice in the Don Roberts Ice Rink on Monday, Oct. 19. The team hopes to come back from a rough season, in which they missed the playoffs.

Last season, the Men’s Hockey team did not make it to playoffs after they fell to Bethel. Their record did not meet their standards, tying in 7 of their 25 games. Many of their star players suffered injuries that took […]

Women’s Cross Country eyes MIAC meet

Excluding the Alumni Meet at the beginning of the year, the Women’s Cross Country team has finished in the top third of the table two out of three races this year. The team hopes to continue their positive form as conference, regional and national meets lurks the corner.

The Gustavus Women’s Cross Country team’s season is quickly wrapping up with only one invite, conference, and nationals left. Head Coach Dale Bahr briefly recapped the season. “We were second at the River Falls meet behind Carleton who is ranked […]

Women’s Tennis Wraps Up Fall Season

Katey Aney competed in both singles and doubles during the 2015 ITA Regional tournament. Together with her partner Sidney Dirks, she reached the quarterfinals of the doubles tournament.

The Gustavus Women’s Tennis team has enjoyed their rather short fall season. The fall season consisted of some practices, a few weekend trips, and a Midwest Regional Championship meet which was hosted here at Gustavus. There have been multiple highlights […]

Senior Spotlight – Lindsey Hibbard

Besides hockey, Hibbard is part of the Army ROTC program. Upon graduation, the 5’6’’ goalie from Princeton, Minn. will be able to service as an officer of the US Army.

Q: What are your expectations for the season? A: To win the MIAC and to play our best hockey by the end of the season. The biggest thing we need to work on is consistency when it comes to playing […]