Athletics

Woman Coach Wednesday: Aryn DeGrood

By Aryn DeGrood Gymnastics is unique in the way that it’s completely up to the individual to reach their end goal. Going through USAG Junior Olympic youth programs is the typical path to college gymnastics and the Olympics. It’s not until they step foot on a college campus that many athletes get their first taste […]

Gustavus Winter Sports Begin MIAC Schedules Feb. 6

Gustavus winter sports teams will begin their conference seasons on Saturday, Feb. 6 after the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Presidents' Council voted to approve plans for a return to competitive athletics this winter.

Hall of Famers Coached by a Hall of Famer; 1950s Golden Era of Gustie Men’s Hoops

The 1950s truly was the golden era of Gustavus men’s basketball. Head Coach Gus Young guided the Gusties to three consecutive runner-up finishes in the MIAC before dethroning Jon Hutton’s Hamline Pipers for conference championships in 1954, 1955, and 1956.

Woman Coach Wednesday: Laurie Kelly

As a coach, I dream of the day when a Gustavus women’s basketball team wins the final game, each player climbs that ladder to cut down their piece of the net, and has that moment that changes their lives forever.

Woman Coach Wednesday: Alyssa Taylor

We need more women in positions of influence. More women coaching women. More moms coaching youth teams. More women in athletic administration. I am proud to coach with an all-female staff. I am proud to coach in the MIAC, where ten out of twelve teams have females at the head of their volleyball programs AND is one of the most competitive conferences in Division III volleyball. I am proud to work at Gustavus, where our President is a female, our Dean of Students, Provost, and Head of Health Services are all females.

Gustie Women’s Athletics: A Family Affair for Hall of Fame Coach Gretchen Koehler

Travelling in a passenger van, eating sack lunches, and sleeping on floors. No, we’re not talking about some random Little League team – this was the state of affairs for Gustavus’s first women’s athletic team to participate in a national championship.

Woman Coach Wednesday: Laura Burnett-Kurie

We have seen positive steps in the past eight years within the athletic department at Gustavus. With our athletic director hiring many female head coaches, encouraging us to hire female assistant coaches, and adding three female athletic trainers to a staff that previously was all males. We have female strength and conditioning coaches who are working with men’s sports and our nationally ranked men’s tennis program has a female coach on staff.

Motley Crew Turned into Perennial MIAC Soccer Champs, Hall of Famers

Skilled foreign students, restless hockey players, frustrated football players, curious first-years, and a few faculty – this motley crew comprised the first men’s soccer club team at Gustavus in 1966.

2020 Fall Raffle Winners

Here are the winning numbers of the 2020 Gustavus Athletics Fall Raffle.

Gustavus Athletics Hall of Fame Cancels 2020 Selection

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has announced it will not select a 2020 class for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame due to current restrictions on welcoming visitors to campus and the inability to host large on-campus gatherings.


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