Archive for August, 2011


Men’s And Women’s Cross Country Teams Host Alumni Meet

The Gustavus men’s and women’s cross country teams invited back a total of 29 competing alumni to campus for the annual Alumni Meet held in the Linnaeus Arboretum on Saturday , Aug. 27. The current Gustavus women bested their predecessors 26-to-49, while the male alumni topped the Gusties 26-to-29. Breaking into the top-five on the […]


Football Holds Intrasquad Scrimmage

The Gustavus football team concluded its first week of training camp with an intrasquad scrimmage Saturday morning on Hollingsworth Field, as fans, family and friends were invited to campus to get a first glimpse at the 2011 Gusties. “Our guys handled it [the scrimmage] really well,” said Head Coach Peter Haugen.  “It was a fun […]


Women’s Soccer Hosts Pre-Season Scrimmage

The Gustavus women’s soccer team took part in a three-team pre-season scrimmage on Saturday afternoon on the Gustie Soccer Field in St. Peter, Minn.  Macalester College and Bethany Lutheran College were the other two squads invited to campus for the scrimmage.  Gustavus played back-to-back two 30 minute sessions against Bethany at 11:00 a.m. and Macalester […]


Men’s And Women’s Cross Country Teams Back On Campus

The Gustavus men’s and women’s cross country teams reported back to St. Peter, Minn. to begin pre-season training for the upcoming 2011 season on Sunday, Aug. 21. Head Coach Dale Bahr, who enters his third season at the helm of the cross country programs, welcomed a total of 66 runners (33 male, 33 female) to campus for camp.


Fall Camp In Full Swing For Gustavus Football

The Gustavus football team is back on campus and fall camp is currently in full swing. 114 players reported to North, Gibbs, and Sorensen Halls on Saturday, Aug. 20th, and pre-season training was underway. Third-year head coach Peter Haugen's squad features 33 returning letterwinners, 17 players on offense and 16 on defense. The Gusties


Janey Helland and Whitaker Davis Celebrated As 2010-11 Student Athletes of the Year

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.


Volleyball Back On Campus For Pre-Season Workouts

A total of 25 volleyball players reported to campus on Friday, Aug. 19, as the Gustavus volleyball team begins preparations for the 2011 season. Head Coach Rachelle Dosch is excited about the energy level at practice in the early days of camp, as she has 12 returning letterwinners back this season. The Gusties will open the 2011 season at the Pike’s Peak Challenge hosted by Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo. on Sept. 2-3.


Men’s Soccer Reports For Pre-Season Training

The Gustavus men's soccer team reported to campus on Thursday, August 18 ready to begin fall camp and the start of the 2011 season. Head Coach Mike Middleton had 43 players report for duty Thursday afternoon, 15 of which are returning letterwinners. The Gusties will open the season on Thursday, Sept. 1 with a match against Wartburg College at 4:00 p.m. on the Gustie Soccer Field in St. Peter, Minn.


Men’s And Women’s Swimming & Diving Teams Receive Academic Distinction From CSCAA

The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming and diving team have been recognized as Scholar All-America Teams by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).


Women’s Tennis Has Strong Showing In ITA Post-Season Academic Awards

The Gustavus women’s tennis team was strongly represented by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as a part of its post-season academic awards. The 2011 Gusties earned ITA Team Academic honors,while nine individuals took home Scholar-Athlete distinction.