‘Baseball’ Category

Gustavus Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Honored

The Gustavus Athletics Department inducted nine new members into its Hall of Fame on Saturday night during the 43rd annual banquet.

237 Gusties Named MIAC Academic All-Conference

On Tuesday, the MIAC announced its Academic All-Conference Teams for the full 2020-21 academic year, which included a record 237 student-athletes from Gustavus.

Gustavus Set to Induct Nine New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Athletics has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2021 inductees include Beth DeLaRosby ’05 (swimming & diving), Doug Espenson ’05 (basketball), Tara Houlihan Whiting ’06 (tennis/volleyball), Bobby Kroog ’06 (soccer), Audrey Lenoch ’06 (softball), Lyndsey Palen Crossley ’06 (tennis), Amanda Parker ’05 (gymnastics), Ben Sherer ’06 (baseball), and Tom Thorkelson ’70 (coach).

Novak Named D3baseball.com Third Team All-America

Bryce Novak (So., Cleveland) of Gustavus baseball has been selected to the D3baseball.com All-America Third Team, which was announced Wednesday. 

Four Gusties Tabbed D3baseball.com and ABCA/Rawlings All-Region

Both D3baseball.com and the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) released their All-Region awards Tuesday and four Gusties were named to the All-Midwest Region Teams. In the D3baseball.com award, outfielder Bryce Novak (So., Cleveland) was selected to the First Team, first baseman Jack Hanson (Jr., Minnetonka) and relief pitcher Damon Rademacher (Sr., Princeton) made the Second Team, and Weston Lombard (Sr., Stillwater) was picked to the Third Team. In the ABCA/Rawlings awards, Novak and Rademacher were selected to the Second Team, while Hanson and Lombard made the Third Team.

Pengilly Signs Professional Baseball Contract with Sioux Falls

Recent Gustavus graduate Cole Pengilly (Le Sueur, Minn.) signed a rookie contract with the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball on Tuesday. Pengilly is the second Gustie in the past three years to sign a professional baseball contract as Adam Stockwell ’19 also played for the Canaries in 2019.

Baseball Wins First Elimination Game, Drops Second in MIAC Semifinal

The Gustavus baseball team was able to squeeze past Bethel 9-8 in its first MIAC playoff elimination game Friday before suffering a season-ending 10-8 loss to St. Thomas in the second game of the day.

Baseball Knocked Around in 17-5 Playoff Loss

The Gustavus baseball team took one on the chin Thursday evening with a 17-5 loss to Saint Mary’s in the MIAC playoffs. The Gusties drop to 26-6 overall and will face Bethel at 3 p.m. Friday in an elimination game.

Seven Named MIAC Baseball All-Conference, Novak Player of the Year

The MIAC announced its baseball awards Tuesday and Gustavus has seven student-athletes on the All-Conference Team, including the league’s Player of the Year. Bruce Novak (So., Cleveland) was voted as the Max Molock Player of the Year and joining him on the All-MIAC Team are Ethan Mocchi (Sr., Champlin), Jack Hanson (Jr., Minnetonka), Cole Pengilly (Sr., Le Sueur), Dalton Thelen (Jr., Cold Spring), Weston Lombard (Sr., Stillwater), and Damon Rademacher (Sr., Princeton).

Baseball Secures No. 2 Seed in MIAC Playoffs, Splits with Carleton

No. 24 Gustavus baseball needed just one win Saturday in its MIAC play-in doubleheader against Carleton and had to sweat it out after dropping the first game 8-3, but rebounded with a 6-2 win in the series finale.