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 […]
The Gustavus men’s golf team shot its way to a third place finish out of 21 teams at the Saint John’s Invitational on Saturday and Sunday, which was played at Greystone Golf Course and Blackberry Ridge Golf Course in Sauk Centre, Minn. and Sartell, Minn. The Gusties combined for a 36-hole total of 322-295-617 (+41), […]
The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has announced the 2010-11 Female and Male Athletes of the Year and they are Janey Helland, a track and field competitor from Mapleton, Minnesota and Whitaker Davis, a swimmer from Palatine, Illinois.
Tim Kennedy, a 1982 graduate of Gustavus, who has served as the Sports Information at the College for the past 25 years has accepted the position of Assistant Vice President and Director of Multimedia Innovation in the division of Marketing and Communication. Taking up the post June 1, 2011, Kennedy will serve as the College's key communication strategist with the offices of Admission and Advancement, promoting the College's academic excellence and distinctive attributes to key constituents.
The Gustavus football team will be traveling to Cancun, Mexico for a five-day trip that will combine football, service, and some fun. The team will depart Wednesday, May 25 and return Monday, May 30. The trip will include several clinics, an exhibition game, a service trip to an orphanage, and a sightseeing trip to Isla de Mujeres.
The Gustavus men's golf team suffered an abrupt end to its 2011 season when it missed the cut on Wednesday afternoon at the NCAA Championships. The Gusties fired a second round total of 302 for a 36-hole total of 601, which was one stroke back of a three-way tie for 14th place as the tournament field was cut to the low 15 team scores after 36 holes.
The Gustavus women's golf team finished first at the St. Thomas Invitational on Sunday with an 18-hole total of 320. Individually, Katie Schenfeld finished first with a four-over par total of 76 and Taylor Drenttel finished second with a total of 77.
Gustavus senior defender Kirstin Peterson was named to the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) All-America team today. The announcement was made at the team banquet at the NCAA Women’s Division III Frozen Four in Rochester, New York.