Swim and Dive Senior Spotlight

Autumn Zierman – Staff Writer With the swim and dive season already heavily underway and restrictions heavily in place on competition and travel, the Gustavus Swim and Dive team spent last Saturday, February 13, preparing for end-of-season with another Intra-squad meet. While practicing almost every day a week, twice a day, certainly gears the team up for competition, Intra-squad meets allow the simulation of an actual … Continue reading Swim and Dive Senior Spotlight

A Different Breed

Jack Wiessenberger – Staff Writer Collegiate Men’s Hockey players are a different breed. Many started playing at a very young age and before competing at the college level, spent years preparing in the junior leagues. The level of dedication each player has to the game of hockey is immense. Hard work, persistence and a love for competition are traits all hockey players share. Patrick Gazich, a … Continue reading A Different Breed

Senior Spotlight: Touching Base with Softball Player Ashley Neuenfeldt

The Gustie student-athlete up to bat in this week’s feature is senior Ashley Neuenfeldt. A pitcher and outfielder for the Gustavus Softball team, Neuenfeldt hails from Bloomington, Minnesota. At a time when many of Gusties have left campus, Neuenfeldt’s reminiscence of her best memories with the team remind us of the value of connection, however we must do it while apart. Neuenfeldt has made quite … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Touching Base with Softball Player Ashley Neuenfeldt

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Sydney Henrichs (Women’s Hockey)

Senior athletes of any collegiate sports team are always looked up to and admired. Their ability to lead the team and set examples is invaluable. This week, the spotlight shines on the Gustavus Women’s Hockey Team’s only senior athlete: Senior Sydney Henrichs. Henrichs came to Gustavus from Minnesota’s own Eden Prairie High School where she enjoyed relative success. Her team won the Minnesota High School … Continue reading SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Sydney Henrichs (Women’s Hockey)

Senior Spotlight: Andrew Stumbo (Men’s Track & Field)

Entering the limelight this week‒in a time when his humor could not be more appreciated nor needed‒ is Senior Andrew Stumbo of the Male Cross-Country team. Originating from Ogden High School in Boone, Iowa, Stumbo has been involved in athletics since elementary school, and has done Gustavus proud over his athletic career here- this past January he was named an All-Academic Athlete by the U.S. … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Andrew Stumbo (Men’s Track & Field)

Senior Spotlight: Mouaad Alhouni

The spotlight this week travels to Senior Mouaad Alhouni who represents the Gustavus spirit and campus like quite no other on the Tennis Court! To get the inside scoop on life as a Gustavus tennis player, specifically a senior, I got the chance to interview Mouaad and learn some of the highlights. While Gustavus, and surely the Tennis team, will mourn the loss of a … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Mouaad Alhouni

Senior Spotlight: John Campisi – Men’s Baseball

Stepping into this week’s senior spotlight, out of Thornton, Colorado, standing six feet tall, and a chiseled 185lbs, Gustavus’s most eligible bachelor, John Campisi. Campisi has been a member of the Gustavus Men’s Baseball team for the past three years. I sat down with Campisi to see what life has been like over the past few months and how he is adapting to COVID college … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: John Campisi – Men’s Baseball


Our fall sports Senior Spotlight this week is Senior Women’s Soccer Foward Katie Ashpole. The crisp fall weather, colorful leaves and pervasive busy feeling as classes and organizations become more intense comes with a variety of nostalgic memories for many Gusties. For fall sport student-athletes, walking across an orange-bathed campus in the afternoon might conjure memories of previous years, with autumn breezes taking them back … Continue reading SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Katie Ashpole

Senior Athlete Q&A: Senior athletes reflect on their upcoming final season.

With the 2020-2021 season being this year’s seniors final seasons, now more than ever it is important to take a moment and reflect upon the journey and what lies ahead for senior athletes. The Gustavian Weekly interviewed five senior Gustie athletes for their thoughts. Senior Hailey Auran (Swim and Dive) Q: What is your favorite memory on the swim team? HA: “My favorite memory on … Continue reading Senior Athlete Q&A: Senior athletes reflect on their upcoming final season.

Senior Spotlight – Hannah Erickson

Q: What are your expectations for the season? A: The expectations for the season are pretty high both individually and as a team. I currently have a broken wrist, so I am looking to not let this be any major setback and continue to improve from the fall season. As for the team as a whole, we are looking to improve our scoring average as … Continue reading Senior Spotlight – Hannah Erickson