‘Women’s Sports’ Category

Woman Coach Wednesday: Aryn DeGrood

By Aryn DeGrood Gymnastics is unique in the way that it’s completely up to the individual to reach their end goal. Going through USAG Junior Olympic youth programs is the typical path to college gymnastics and the Olympics. It’s not until they step foot on a college campus that many athletes get their first taste […]

Gustavus Winter Sports Begin MIAC Schedules Feb. 6

Gustavus winter sports teams will begin their conference seasons on Saturday, Feb. 6 after the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Presidents' Council voted to approve plans for a return to competitive athletics this winter.

Woman Coach Wednesday: Laurie Kelly

As a coach, I dream of the day when a Gustavus women’s basketball team wins the final game, each player climbs that ladder to cut down their piece of the net, and has that moment that changes their lives forever.

Woman Coach Wednesday: Alyssa Taylor

We need more women in positions of influence. More women coaching women. More moms coaching youth teams. More women in athletic administration. I am proud to coach with an all-female staff. I am proud to coach in the MIAC, where ten out of twelve teams have females at the head of their volleyball programs AND is one of the most competitive conferences in Division III volleyball. I am proud to work at Gustavus, where our President is a female, our Dean of Students, Provost, and Head of Health Services are all females.

Gustie Women’s Athletics: A Family Affair for Hall of Fame Coach Gretchen Koehler

Travelling in a passenger van, eating sack lunches, and sleeping on floors. No, we’re not talking about some random Little League team – this was the state of affairs for Gustavus’s first women’s athletic team to participate in a national championship.

Woman Coach Wednesday: Laura Burnett-Kurie

We have seen positive steps in the past eight years within the athletic department at Gustavus. With our athletic director hiring many female head coaches, encouraging us to hire female assistant coaches, and adding three female athletic trainers to a staff that previously was all males. We have female strength and conditioning coaches who are working with men’s sports and our nationally ranked men’s tennis program has a female coach on staff.

Fan Voting: Gustavus Male and Female Athletes of the Decade 2010-19

The past decade has produced a wealth of exceptional Golden Gustie student-athletes and throughout the upcoming weeks, fans will have the opportunity to vote for the Gustavus Male and Female Athletes of the Decade for 2010-19.

MIAC Postpones All Competition Until January 2021

Following careful consideration of the NCAA Division III Administrative Committee's recommendation that member schools not compete in the fall term to avoid potential increased health and safety risks, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced today that it will postpone all competition until January 2021.

Coley Ries Set to Play in Inaugural Season of Athletes Unlimited

The month of August certainly has been a memorable one for Coley Ries. Two weeks ago, she was named head coach of the Gustavus softball team, followed that announcement with a marital engagement, and is now playing professional softball in the inaugural season of Athletes Unlimited (AU).

Men’s and Women’s Hockey Garners 18 AHCA All American Scholars

The American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) recognized four Gustavus men’s hockey student-athletes and 14 Gustie women as Krampade All American Scholars from the Division II-III West region