The Gustavian Weekly

Sports & Fitness

Schulz inspires Women’s Tennis

Michaela Schulz earned her second MIAC Tennis Player-of-the-Week honor after her performances in Madison, WI. After going 6-0 in March, she became the March Gustavus Athlete-of-the-Month.

Two-time MIAC Tennis Athlete-Of-The-Week this season, Sophomore Management and Communications major Michaela Schulz has shown a strong streak. The women’s tennis team is currently undefeated in the MIAC along with University of St. Thomas. Schulz is currently ranked #4 in […]

Senior Spotlight: Laurel Krebsbach

Women’s Tennis - Laurel Krebsbach and the rest of the women’s tennis team have one more weekend of matches before the playoffs begin. The team will play University of St. Thomas on April 25 and host the College of Saint Benedict on April 26.

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week.   Q: What were your expectations for the season? A: My expectations coming into the spring were to go undefeated in the conference and win the MIAC playoffs with my […]

Saunders set to see Garnett back in action

38 year-old Power Forward Kevin Garnett (left) and Head Coach Flip Saunders (right). Garnett will sign a new contract over the summer, Saunders thinks.

The professional basketball team in Minnesota, the Minnesota Timberwolves, concluded their season on April 15 with a 138-113 loss to Oklahoma City Thunder. The defeat wrapped up the Wolves’ season with a twelve game losing streak, their last win was […]

Senior Spotlight: Sam Falk

Women’s Golf - Sam Falk and the Women’s Golf team recently got back from a weekend in Arizona where they placed seventh.

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: What are your expectations for the season? A: Our expectation from the spring overall is to get a bid into the NCAA tournament.  By doing this we are […]

Mikayla Miller and Lindsey Johnson awarded All-Conference honors

Mikayla Miller and Lindsey Johnson earned spots in the All-Conference team for their performances this season.

The Gustavus Women’s Basketball team had an extremely young squad this season. Finishing in a tie for third in the MIAC Conference in the regular season, the team exceeded many expectations. Their regular season finish was three spots higher than […]

Women’s Lacrosse is bigger than ever

The Women’s Lacrosse team have high expectations for the season. “Our overall goal for the spring is to make it again this season,” Lara Youngquist said.

The Women’s Lacrosse season is underway and the team is eager to get on the field and practice as much as possible, utilizing the recent beneficial weather conditions, reaching eighty degrees last weekend. Last year, the team remembers waiting until […]

Men’s Tennis delighted by five match win streak

The Men’s Tennis team is enjoying a five match win streak, sweeping their opponent four out of five times.

By Gustavus Men’s Tennis standards, the team is satisfied with their standings at mid-season. They are regionally ranked No. 4 and nationally ranked No. 17 in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III Men’s National Rankings. “A focus […]

Sonnesyn’s performance earns high praise

Marit Sonnesyn participated in this year’s American Birkebeiner. “The race performances of Marit Sonnesyn will always stick out in my mind from this year. Th way she raced was remarkable and probably deserving of a completely separate article. She turined in the best results out of any female skier in our program’s history,” Club Coach Jed Friedrich said.

Financial motives cut the Gustavus Nordic Ski team from varsity competition this year. The news came as a shock for the team and many alumni last spring, as the program was considered a strong part of the Swedish heritage that […]

Women’s Tennis eyes MIAC Conference title

Sidney Dirks and the Gustavus Women’s Tennis team will host Hamline University, St. Catherine Univeristy and Morningside College this weekend.

If you were to ask a Gustavus Women’s Tennis team member their goal for the season, most answers would have to do with one common word: improvement. “Mostly all the players want to grow as a team and improve individually. […]

Senior Spotlight: Max Fidler

Baseball - Max Fidler and the Baseball team will go on their annual pre-season trip to Arizona next week.

This recurring segment will highlight a senior Gustavus athlete each week. Q: What are your expectations for the season? A: We have a lot of veteran players with a lot of experience so we expect to have a very successful […]