Gustavus pole vaulter Josh Owens (Sr., Brooklyn Park, Minn.) was named MIAC Men’s Indoor Field Athlete-of-the-Week for his first place finish after clearing a height of 4.75 meters, or 15-feet 7-inches, on Friday at the season-opening St. Olaf Invitational. This is the third time Owens’ has earned MIAC Athlete-of-the-Week honors throughout his career at Gustavus. Owens’ [...]
The Gustavus nordic skiing teams are set to race in their second of three NCAA qualifiers this weekend in Bawabik, Minn. This will be the first competition since the 2007-08 Regional Championships that the teams will make their way to Biwabik. The men’s team is coming off a fifth place finish and the women’s team [...]
The Gustavus Adolphus men’s indoor track and field is set to open the 2013 season with a meet at the St. Olaf Tostrud Center Fieldhouse this Friday. The men will compete against UW-River Falls and conference opponent St. Olaf. With a fourth place finish at the 2012 MIAC Indoor Championships, the team will look to [...]
The Gustavus Adolphus indoor women’s track and field team is set to kick off the 2013 season at the St. Olaf Invite held in the Tostrud Center Fieldhouse this Friday. The women will compete against UW-River Falls and St. Olaf. After coming up short with a seventh place finish at the 2012 MIAC Indoor Championships, [...]
Pitcher Grant Soderberg had a great performance in game one of Sunday afternoon's doubleheader against Saint John's. Soderberg pitched seven innings, giving up two runs on six hits and striking out a career-high 11 batters. The Gustavus baseball team split their doubleheader with second-place Saint John’s on Sunday afternoon in St. Peter. Gustavus lost game [...]
Minneapolis, Minn. – The Gustavus baseball team achieved its first victory on the season, defeating Grand View University out of Des Moines, Iowa 7-4 in game two of a doubleheader on Sunday night at the Metrodome. Gustavus suffered a narrow 4-3 loss in the opening game of the doubleheader. The Gusties improve to 1-3 overall [...]
President Jack R. Ohle announced the hiring of Tom Brown, a native of Milaca, Minnesota and a 1986 graduate of Augustana College (S.D.) as Director of Athletics at Gustavus Adolphus College. Brown, who has been a part of the Gustavus Athletics Department as a coach, instructor and administrator since 1991, succeeds Dr. Al Molde who recently announced his retirement after 15 years at Gustavus and 40 years as an athletic administrator and coach.
Dr. Al Molde, the athletics director at Gustavus Adolphus College for the past 15 years, has announced that he will retire at the end of the current academic year. Dr. Molde, a 1966 graduate of Gustavus and a Montevideo, Minn. native, replaced Jim “Moose” Malmquist when Malmquist retired in 1997. He is one of only seven full-time athletics directors that have been employed by the College since the position was created in 1920.
The Gustavus women’s cross country team will compete at the MIAC Championships on Friday, Oct. 29 in St. Paul, Minn. looking to improve on last year’s fourth place finish. The Gusties have been led by the trio of senior Brooke Beskau and juniors Kate Eggers and Beth Hauer. Beskau, a Hastings, Minn. native, hasn’t finished [...]
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) named Meghan McMillan its Women’s Soccer Athlete-of-the-Week on Tuesday. The senior forward from Minneapolis, Minn. knocked home the game-winning goal in a 1-0 upset victory over the University of St. Thomas last Saturday in St. Peter. The goal was fitting for the occasion, as the Gusties’ lone senior scored [...]