Archive for March, 2023

Banse Caps off National Athletic Training Month with National Championship, State-Wide Recognition

Head Athletic Trainer Troy Banse received the MATA award for outstanding work by a Minnesota Athletic Trainer just a week after being a part of the women's hockey team's national championship game. Stef Arndt, a 2006 Gustie alum, represented the Badgers' women's hockey team the same day, taking home a national title of her own.

Gustavus 23rd in Learfield Directors’ Cup Division III Winter Standings

The winter standings for the 2022-23 Learfield Directors’ Cup in NCAA Division III were released Thursday and Gustavus sits in 23rd place out of 274 qualified institutions.

Longtime Gustavus Equipment Manager Willie Lindquist Dies at 90

Willie Lindquist, the longtime equipment manager of Gustavus Athletics, passed away on Sunday, March 26 at the age of 90.

Bergmeyer Named MIAC Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week

Jack Bergmeyer helped the Gusties to a perfect MIAC weekend, defeating Macalester 8-1 and Saint John's 9-0. Bergmeyer was 2-0 in the No. 1 singles spot in both matches and picked up two doubles wins over the Scots and the Johnnies to lead the Gusties to a 6-0 MIAC record. For his performance, Bergmeyer was named MIAC Athlete of the Week. 

Olafsson Named MIAC Softball Player of the Week

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Caitlin Olafsson (Fy., Woodbury) has been nothing if not impressive in the first month of her freshman campaign. Over the Gusties’ trip to Florida, Olafsson went 10-for-24 at the plate with seven RBI and six runs scored in eight games. Olafsson hit her first collegiate home run in the team’s loss to Hope […]

Siegle Named MIAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Luke Siegle (So., Blaine) picked up the win on the mound for the Gusties in their home opener against Northwestern-St. Paul on 3/24, throwing six innings and allowing three hits. Siegle struck out four batters in the shutout victory while holding the Eagles to a team batting average of 0.158 during his six […]

Split Squads Get the Job Done for Men’s Tennis

The Gustavus men's tennis team was the definition of depth on Sunday, splitting the team into three separate groups across Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota, finishing the day going 3-0 in all of the matches. One team of Gusties defeated Augustana 4-3 in South Dakota, while another gained an identical 4-3 victory over Cardinal Stritch in Wisconsin. Back home in Saint Peter, the Gusties hosted Saint John's for a MIAC matchup and sent the Johnnies home with a 9-0 loss.

Gusties Grab 9-0 MIAC Victory over Concordia

The Gustavus women's tennis team took to Fargo, N.D. Sunday morning for a MIAC match-up against Concordia, and came away with a 9-0 victory over the Cobbers.

Softball Wraps Up Florida Trip Going 1-1

The Gusties finished their final day of competition in Florida with a split, falling to Colby College 5-4 before erupting for 12 runs in a 12-4 victory over Westminster. 

Men’s Tennis Defeats Macalester, Falls to No. 6 Chicago

The Gustavus men's tennis team sent two squads for a pair of road matches Saturday, meeting Macalester in St. Paul and facing No. 6 University of Chicago for the second time this season in Milwaukee. The Gusties defeated Macalester 8-1 and fell to U Chicago 7-2.