Athletics

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.

1976-77 Gustavus Men’s Hockey: The Forgotten Team

A game that would "be a culmination of over 11 years of excellence and accomplishment for the Gustavus hockey program," writes Chris Middlebrook '79 in his newly published booklet, Gustavus Men's Hockey, 1976-77: The Forgotten Team. For anyone unfamiliar with the outcome of the 1977 NAIA National Championship, common adjectives used by the Gustie faithful include devastating, disappointing, and heartbreaking, to name a few.

Iker Ortiz-Hidalgo ’17 Prepares to Make His Professional Debut

Four years removed from patrolling the Golden Gustie defense, Iker Ortiz-Hidalgo ’17 is back on the football field - this time as a professional. Tiburones Cancun announced the selection of Ortiz-Hidalgo as a linebacker for its inaugural season in Liga FAM.

Fan Voting: Gustavus Male and Female Athletes of the Decade 2010-19

The past decade has produced a wealth of exceptional Golden Gustie student-athletes and throughout the upcoming weeks, fans will have the opportunity to vote for the Gustavus Male and Female Athletes of the Decade for 2010-19.

MIAC Postpones All Competition Until January 2021

Following careful consideration of the NCAA Division III Administrative Committee's recommendation that member schools not compete in the fall term to avoid potential increased health and safety risks, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced today that it will postpone all competition until January 2021.

Coley Ries Set to Play in Inaugural Season of Athletes Unlimited

The month of August certainly has been a memorable one for Coley Ries. Two weeks ago, she was named head coach of the Gustavus softball team, followed that announcement with a marital engagement, and is now playing professional softball in the inaugural season of Athletes Unlimited (AU).


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