Archive for October, 2011

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Football Battles To The End, Falls 41-27 To Bethel

The Gustavus football team battled to the end yet could not keep Bethel out of the end zone late in the game, as the Gusties fell 41-27 on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn.  Gustavus drops to 1-5 overall and 1-3 in the MIAC with the loss, while Bethel improves to 5-1 overall and 3-1 […]


USTA/ITA Small College Championships – Day Two Update

In the second day of competition at the USTA/ITA Small College Championships, both Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn.) – in singles, and the pair of Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis (Savage, Minn.) fell in the second round.  The Small College Championships are being held at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Ala. Amrik Donkena fell to Andrew […]


Brooke Beskau Featured On MIAC’s Student-Athlete Spotlight

Gustavus Adolphus senior cross country and track & field athlete Brooke Beskau (Hastings, Minn.) has been highlighted on the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Student-Athlete Spotlight this week.  The Spotlight highlights student-athletes from across the conference each Tuesday and Thursday. Brooke, a native of Hastings, Minnesota and graduate of Hastings High School, is a communication studies […]


Hall Of Fame Saturday, Football Set To Host No. 16 Bethel

The Gustavus Adolphus football team welcomes No. 16 Bethel University to Hollingsworth Field for a mid-season Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. Welcome to Hall of Fame Day at Lloyd Hollingsworth Field for this afternoon’s mid-season Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match-up between your Golden Gusties and the Royals of Bethel University. The Gusties enter the game with an overall record of 1-4 and a MIAC mark of 1-2 after picking up their first win of the season 37-0 over Hamline last weekend in St. Paul. No. 16 Bethel comes into today’s game at 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the MIAC after defeating Saint John’s 41-20 last Saturday.


Gustavus Set To Induct Nine New Members Into Athletics Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame this Saturday. The 2011 inductees include Todd Anderson ’95 (Soccer), Amanda Murdock Diehl ’92 (Gymnastics), Jay Klagge ’92 (Basketball), Tracy Erickson McMorrow ’95 (Tennis), Scott Moe ’95 (Golf), Laura LeVander Peters ’96 (Softball), Bryan Ripken ’94 (Swimming), Colleen Barland Sherman ’96 (Soccer), and Owen Sammelson ’58 (Benefactor).


Donkena and Smith-Dennis Fall In Opening Round Of USTA/ITA Small College Championships

Amrik Donkena (Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis (Savage, Minn.) fell in the first round of the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships being held Oct. 13-16 at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Alabama.  Donkena, singles champion of the Midwest Regional, competed in singles draw, while also teaming up with doubles partner Smith-Dennis in the doubles […]


Meghan McMillan And Head Coach Mike Stehlik Featured On Gustie Spotlight

Gustavus Adolphus senior soccer player Meghan McMillan (Minneapolis, Minn) and head women’s soccer coach Mike Stehlik join Tom Wheeler of KNUJ AM 860 for this week’s edition of the Gustie Spotlight. Wheeler, the radio voice of the Golden Gusties, conducts weekly interviews with a different member of the Gustavus Athletics Department throughout the fall and […]


Volleyball Caps Home Stand With 3-0 Win Over Hamline

The Gustavus volleyball team ended its three-game home stand with a 3-0 victory over Hamline on Wednesday night in St. Peter, Minn.  Angela Ahrendt led the way on the offensive with a match-high 16 kills and an attack percentage of .371. The Gusties improve to 15-6 overall and 5-2 in the MIAC with the victory, […]


Despite Early Deficit, Men’s Soccer Battles Back To 2-1 Win Over Hamline

The Gustavus men's soccer team battled back from an early deficit to defeat Hamline 2-1 on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. Kyle Sadler scored the equalizer at 18:14, while Grant Steine buried the game-winner at 38:43. Gustavus improves to 12-1-1 overall and 5-1- in the MIAC.


Women’s Soccer Drops MIAC Contest 4-1 To Hamline

The Gustavus women’s soccer team fell to Hamline 4-1 in MIAC action Wednesday afternoon in St. Paul, Minn., marking the first time in program history the Pipers defeated the Gusties on the soccer pitch. Gustavus drops to 3-9-0 overall and 1-5-0 in the MIAC, while Hamline improves to 8-2-3 overall and 3-2-2 in conference play. […]