Women’s tennis shines at ITA Regional

Matthew Olson – Staff Writer The Gustavus women’s tennis team hosted the 2022 ITA Division III Midwest Regional Championship this past weekend. Many Gusties made deep runs in their respective quarters, showing promise for the season soon to come. With multiple players making it to the round of 16 in the singles draw and three partnerships making the quarterfinals of the doubles draw, the team … Continue reading Women’s tennis shines at ITA Regional

Volleyball bounces back

Parker Burman – Staff Writer This past weekend the Gustavus Volleyball team traveled to Dubuque, Iowa to participate in the Loras Invitational. After starting the season off with seven straight wins, they suffered their first defeat of the season which came in the form of a 3-0 sweep by Northwestern before heading to Iowa.  They started their weekend with a hiccup after dropping a match … Continue reading Volleyball bounces back

Men’s golf stays on par

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer This past weekend the Gustavus men’s golf team traveled to Sartell, MN, for the Saint John’s Fall Invite. The Gusties finished second out of 12 teams, behind host, Saint John’s University. The team ended a two-day total of 295-296-591 (+15). “We all just had a lot of fun this past weekend and there was a lot of positive energy. I … Continue reading Men’s golf stays on par

Gustie football falls just short

Nyden Hill – Staff Writer Following their 62-20 win this Sunday versus Buena Vista, the Gustavus football team took the field for the first time at home this season against UW-Stout. It was a warm, sunny day and the stadium was packed, so it looked like the Gusties were primed to keep their momentum going. Things started off strong in the first quarter with an … Continue reading Gustie football falls just short

Gustavus soccer shines bright

Nyden Hill – Guest Writer Following their successful 2021 campaign last fall, the Gustavus men’s soccer team opened their season Saturday, September 1, against the Wartburg Knights. While that match ended in a draw, the team followed up with a pair of strong performances against Lake Forest and St. Norbert before tying again at Bethany Lutheran. With this strong start to their season in mind, … Continue reading Gustavus soccer shines bright

Women’s golf weathers the storm

Parker Burman – Staff Writer The Gustavus Women’s golf team spent last weekend down in Waverly, Iowa, for the Wartburg Fall Invitational. Playing at Prairie Links Golf Course, the Gusties looked to start off the year with a strong performance. Gustavus finished in twelfth place out of the 22 teams that had competed in the two-day event. The top individual performances for Gustavus came from … Continue reading Women’s golf weathers the storm

Cross country cruises to third

Emma Esteb – Staff Writer The Gustavus men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Hamline Invitational this past Friday September 9. Both the men’s and women’s teams took home third place, with the men competing against six other teams and the women competing against ten other teams. It was a very close race between Gustavus and Macalster for the men’s with Macalster taking … Continue reading Cross country cruises to third

Gustie Volleyball Ends NY Trip with a W

Emma Esteb – Sports Writer The Gustavus volleyball team traveled to Ithaca, New York, this past Friday, September 2 to compete at the Bomber Invintational. While touring the Empire State the Gusties faced off against SUNY Geneseo, Swarthmore College, and Ithaca College. The team went undefeated and battled with tight scores and close sets. The Gusties started the trip out strong with a three set … Continue reading Gustie Volleyball Ends NY Trip with a W

How to Stay Active in College

Brady Boie – Sports and Fitness Editor Let’s face it- the “Freshman Fifteen” is not a myth. In fact, studies would indicate that there is more truth to it than not. A recent UGA study found that freshmen gain about eight pounds in their first year of college.  There are a lot of factors that play into that reality: eating food exclusively from the cafeteria, … Continue reading How to Stay Active in College

Football Rolls in Season Opener

Parker Burman – Sports Writer The Gustavus football team once again started off their season in Iowa for a showdown with Buena Vista University. Last year, the Gusties started off with a bang in an 80-58 victory which tied a Division lll record for most combined regulation points. Hoping to have that same high powered offense, the Gusties were confident entering their first game of the … Continue reading Football Rolls in Season Opener