Archive for JJ Akin '11

How Sweet It Is: Gustavus Women’s Basketball Advances With NCAA Tournament Win Over UW-Whitewater

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team turned in a record-setting performance on Saturday night in Whitewater, Wis., defeating the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 74-60 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Mikayla Miller (Sr., Goodhue, Minn.) became the Golden Gusties' all-time leader in career points scored with 1,792.

Seniors Lead Gustavus Women’s Basketball To NCAA Tournament Win Over Rose-Hulman

Friday evening’s NCAA women’s basketball opening round matchup between Gustavus and Rose-Hulman lived up to the moniker of “March Madness” with the game going down to the wire, but in the end the Gusties came out on top 60-52 to claim their first NCAA tournament win since 2003. The Gusties started the game with a 17-4 lead in the first six minutes of the game and never trailed. Gustavus advances to the round of 32 tomorrow at 7 p.m.

Katie Aney ’18 Wins Goldwater Scholarship, Prepares for Summer Research at Harvard

The Gustavus junior majors in biochemistry and math, plays on the women's tennis team, and maintains a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

NCAA Tournament Victory Calls For Reflection, Anticipation

Twelve hours after the Gustavus women’s hockey team pulled off an upset victory on the road in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, head coach Mike Carroll was back on campus at the Don Roberts Ice Rink, flooding the surface for another week of practice.

Minnesota Vikings Media Whiz “Wobby” Reflects on Gustavus Experience

Mike Wobschall took advantage of his education, student employment, and several internships to find his niche with the Minnesota Vikings.

Gustavus Hill Crew To Host Teddy Bear Toss Benefit February 11

The inaugural Teddy Bear Toss will benefit Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare and Partners for Affordable Housing in Mankato.

Iker Ortiz Hidalgo ’17 Pairs Classics and Football for Well-Rounded Experience

His experiences on the hill have allowed him to discover his vocation, play on the Golden Gusties football team, and – most recently – to spend the summer on an archaeological dig in Portugal after winning the College’s Kehm Smith Award.

Spring Drills Productive As Football Team Prepares For Trip To Mexico

The Gustavus football team concluded its spring practice schedule on Tuesday, May 7. During the non-padded spring practices, the team focused on evaluating strength gains and working on fundamentally sound techniques.

Women’s Soccer Uses Spring Practices To Develop Young Players

The Gustavus women's soccer team's non-traditional season is winding down, with only one practice remaining this spring. For the Gusties, the non-traditional season consists of seven team sessions that focus on teamwork, skill development and, according to Head Coach Mike Stehlik, a little bit of fun.

Kolquist Named MIAC Men’s Golf Athlete Of The Week

Gustavus men's golfer Alex Kolquist (So., Hermantown, Minn.) has been named one of three Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Men's Golf Athletes of the Week following his performance at the Saint John's Invitational on April 22-23.