The Gustavus softball team opened up play in the Central Florida Rebel Spring Games Thursday, coming away with two wins as they defeated Thomas More College 7-5 and Aurora University 7-0, improving its record to 7-1 overall.
The 5-1 Gustavus softball team is headed south to participate in its annual spring trip, which this year is in Kissimmee, Fla. at the Central Florida Rebel Spring Games. The Gusties will compete in 10 games at the Osceola County Softball Complex throughout the five-day trip.
The Gustavus softball team closed out the weekend with a non-conference doubleheader sweep over the University of Dubuque and Grinnell College. The Gusties earned two shutouts, defeating Dubuque 6-0 and Grinnell 7-0 to improve their overall record to 5-1.
The Gustavus softball team split two games Friday, moving its overall record to 3-1 as they fell 9-1 against the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire before defeating the University of Dubuque 6-5.
The Gustavus softball team heads back to the Rochester Regional Bubble this weekend, set for doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday. The Gusties are set to face the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and the University of Dubuque at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday and Dubuque and Grinnell College at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday.
The Gustavus softball team began the 2017 campaign with two wins in a non-conference doubleheader Saturday evening at the Rochester Regional Dome. The Gusties defeated Dominican University 5-0 and Martin Luther College 8-0, backed by two complete game pitching performances.
The Gustavus softball team is set to open the 2017 campaign this Saturday in Rochester, Minn., faced with a non-conference doubleheader against Dominican University and Martin Luther College. Head Coach Britt Stewart in is her first season at the helm and is prepared to lead Gustavus in the program's 49th season. The Gusties are scheduled to face Dominican at 7 p.m., followed by a 9 p.m. start versus Martin Luther at the Rochester Regional Bubble.
2016 was another year filled with conference championships, national tournament appearances and spectacular individual performances both on and off the field of play for Gustavus athletics. Here’s a look back at numerous highlight events that occurred throughout the year.
Britt Stewart, a native of Minnetonka, Minn., has been named the head softball coach at Gustavus Adolphus College, which was announced Tuesday by Athletic Director Tom Brown. Stewart most recently completed her third season at Southwest Minnesota State University where she was the lead pitching and assistant hitting coach.
Remarkably, student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) keep finding ways to achieve both in their chosen sports and in the classroom at ever-improving rates. For the first time in MIAC history, the conference recognized more than 1,000 student-athletes with Academic All-Conference honors. Gustavus has 58 student-athletes recognized as Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference.