While people all around the world spent months and years eagerly waiting for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, many had no idea that the 2016 Paralympics followed just a few days later in the same location. This was not the case for Matt Eberhardt, athletic trainer at Gustavus Adolphus College.
Gustavus Adolphus College has a rich history of athletic accomplishments. Gustie teams have gone on to win 250 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) championships as a charter member of the league and have enjoyed success on the national stage as well. The triumphs on the playing field are certainly attributed to the physical abilities of the student-athletes, but what sets Gustavus apart from many other institutions is the hard work put in the classroom by its student-athletes.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s golf team maintained its placing from day one at the Frank Wrigglesworth Invite, finishing in seventh place out of 18 teams. In their final round, which was played at the Eau Claire Country Club, the Gusties shot a 305, a six shot improvement from their first round score. “We […]
Members of SAVE snuggle up and show off their tie blankets. St. Peter, Minn. – The Student-Athlete Volunteer Educators hosted a holiday themed Saturday Night in Lund on Nov. 22. Sponsored by SAVE and Thrivent Financial, the event was open to the entire campus and attended by more than 215 Gustavus students – many of […]
St. Paul – The Gustavus Adolphus suffered a five set setback at the hands of Hamline University on Friday night in St. Paul. Despite winning the opening two sets, the Gusties couldn’t keep a surging Hamline squad from coming back with three straight sets and the resulting 3-2 win. Gustavus drops to 7-10 overall and 2-2 […]
South Bend, Ind. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s golf team is tied for seventh place after day one of the O’Brien National Invitational. Held at the Warren Golf Course on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, the two day event features several nationally ranked teams, including four that were top 10 finishers at the 2014 NCAA […]
Gustavus Men’s And Women’s Nordic Ski Programs Will Transition From Varsity To Club Status Next Year
St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s and women’s Nordic ski programs will transition from varsity status to club sport status beginning with the 2014-2015 academic year. The Gustavus men’s and women’s varsity Nordic ski programs began during the 1999-2000 academic year and participated as members of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). […]
Minneapolis – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s swimming and diving team scored 174 points on the final day of competition at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships being held at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. With today’s point total, Gustavus finished in fourth place with 498.5 points. St. Olaf claimed the 2014 MIAC title with […]
St. Peter, Minn. – Highlighting this weekend’s edition of the Gustie Spotlight is senior student athletic trainer Zach Schmith (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and Head Gustavus Athletic Trainer Troy Banse. Schmith and Banse join Tom Wheeler of KNUJ AM 860 to discuss the Athletic Training Department at Gustavus. Tom Wheeler, the radio voice of the Golden Gusties, conducts […]
The Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C. was the site of the Tournament Town Championship Preview. Greensboro, N.C. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s golf team sits in sixth place with a team score of 303 (+15) after the opening round of the Tournament Town Championship Preview being held at the East Course of the Grandover Resort […]