Archive for CJ Siewert

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.

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.

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).

Not the First Time Without Gustie Athletics

Today, we combat a global pandemic. During the 1940s, there were less than a dozen Gustie teams participating in intercollegiate competition. Today, the cancellation and postponement of sports affects all but six of Gustavus’s 23 varsity teams.

Numerous Gusties Vying for State Amateur Baseball Titles

Here in Minnesota, amateur baseball – better known as “town ball” – is quenching the thirst of many for live action sports. The Minnesota Baseball Association recently released state tournament brackets for its three classes and 15 current Gustavus baseball players have the opportunity to play for a state championship.