‘Softball’ Category

Webb Named MIAC Softball All-Conference, Three Earn Honorable Mention

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2018 All-Conference Softball Team on Monday with Emily Webb (Jr., Maple Lake, Minn.) representing the Black and Gold with All-MIAC recognition. In addition, Aly Freeman (So., Omaha, Neb.), Kim Kurtzweg (Sr., Arlington, Minn.), and Ashley Neuenfeldt (Fy., Bloomington, Minn.) were Honorable Mention honorees.

Softball Ends Season On High Note, Sweeps Carleton

The Gustavus softball team ended its season Sunday on a high note, sweeping Carleton 4-2 and 8-2 to finish the year 12-24 overall and 8-14 in the MIAC. Pitching and defense were keys to the victories as the Gusties did not commit an error and allowed just 12 combined hits.

Softball Drops Twin Bill Against Augsburg

The Gustavus softball team was swept by Augsburg on Friday night at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. The losses drop the Gusties to 10-24 overall and 6-14 in the MIAC, while the Auggies improve to 19-17 overall and 11-9 in the league.

Softball Splits With Saint Mary’s On Natural Grass

It was a sight for sore eyes Thursday as the Gustavus softball team finally played its first game on the natural playing surface of the Gustie Softball Field. The Gusties hosted Saint Mary's and ended in a split, losing the first game 3-1 before winning the second 2-1. Gustavus is now 10-22 overall and 6-12 in the MIAC.

Oles Rally In Game One, Win Pitcher’s Duel In Game Two To Sweep Gusties

The Gustavus softball team lost two one-run games Tuesday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field, falling 4-3 and 1-0 versus St. Olaf College, dropping its overall record to 9-21 and 5-11 within the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Gustie Bats Kept In Check By St. Kate’s

The Gustavus softball team was defeated 9-0 and 4-0 during a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader versus St. Catherine University Monday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field, dropping to 9-19 overall and 5-9 in the league.

MIAC Announces Softball Playoff Format Change For 2018

Due to the impact of inclement weather on the 2018 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference softball season, MIAC athletic directors voted to approve an immediate change to the Conference Playoffs schedule on Monday.

Gusties Sweep Bethel During Women’s Softball 50th Season Celebration

The Gustavus softball team earned two comeback victories for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep over Bethel University Sunday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field during the 50th season celebration.

Softball Drops Two Versus Pipers In Minneapolis

The Gustavus softball team was swept by Hamline University Saturday morning at the Augsburg Dome, falling 2-0 and 6-2, dropping its record to 7-17 overall and 3-7 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Softball 50th Season Celebration Set For Sunday

A staple of the women’s athletic movement during the 1960s, softball at Gustavus was recognized as a varsity sport in 1969 after previously competing on an intramural basis. Over the past 49 years, Gustavus softball has compiled an all-time record of 835-521-4 and a mark of 514-223-3 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, including three league championships. The Gusties have earned a place in the NCAA Division III Tournament four times, which includes a third place finish in 2009.