Former Gustavus volleyball coach Gretchen Koehler and former Gustavus gymnast and long-time gymnastics official Evie Erdman were presented the Special Merit Award at the Minnesota Girls and Women in Sports Day, which was held on Tuesday, February 1 at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. The event is sponsored by the Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership.
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) recently released its All-North Region Team and Luke Strom, a senior goalkeeper from Plymouth, Minn. was named to the First Team, while Lucas Thompson, a sophomore central defender from Sioux Falls, S.D., was named to the Second Team. Strom and Thompson were key contributors to a Gustie squad that finished with a record of 10-5-3 overall and 5-2-3 in league play.
The Gustavus men's soccer team continued its late-season surge with a convincing 4-0 win over Bethel on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn.
The Gustavus women's golf team turned in a two-day score of 323-319-642 to finish in seventh place at the Huskie Classic held at Whisper Creek Golf Club in Huntley, Ill. on Oct. 10-11. Katie Schenfeld was the top Gustavus golfer, finishing in a three-way tie for third after firing a 76-76-152 (+8).
Gustavus Adolphus freshman running back Jeffrey Dubose has been named MIAC Football Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Gustavus’s 42-14 win over Hamline on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. Dubose carried the ball 21 times for a season-high 202 yards (9.6 avg.) and one touchdown.
The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. This group will be honored at the Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet, which will be held in Alumni Hall at 6:00 pm this Saturday, October 9, following the Hall of Fame football game against Hamline at 1:00 p.m.
Gustavus Adolphus senior Katie Schenfeld (Indianola, Iowa) has been named MIAC Women's Golf Athlete of the Week for her performance at the SMSU Mustang Invite in Marshall, Minn. on Sunday, Sept. 26. Schenfeld took the tournament crown, after shooting a 75-75-150 (+6).
The Gustavus football team will take on Northwestern College in its final non-conference game of the season on Saturday, Sept. 18 at 1:00 pm in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties are 0-1 on the season, while the Eagles are 0-2.
Gustavus Adolphus College has been selected one of nine National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Division III institutions to receive a Strategic Alliance Matching Grant. The grant will allow the College to enhance an existing administrative position within the Athletics Department. The position, which will be upgraded from a part-time position to a full-time position, will have the title Assistant Athletics Director for Student Athlete Services.
Gustavus Adolphus College will join with KARE 11 Television on May 3-4 as KARE 11 reporters David Watkins and Eric Perkins attempt to break the world record for the longest tennis match. The match, which is the part of a series hosted by Watkins called “Record Wreckers”, will take place at the Swanson Tennis Center on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus in St. Peter, Minnesota.