‘Women’s Sports’ Category

Women’s Basketball Downs UW-La Crosse 67-59 In Home Opener

The No. 16-ranked Gustavus women’s basketball team squeaked out a 67-59 home-opening victory against UW-La Crosse on Tuesday night at Gus Young Court. The Gusties held a slim three-point lead with 1:16 remaining in the game, but held the Eagles scoreless the rest of the way to move to 2-0 on the season.

Women’s Hoops Takes On UW-La Crosse In Home Opener Tonight

ST. PETER, Minn. – The No. 16-ranked Gustavus women’s basketball team is set for its home opener tonight as it hosts UW-La Crosse in a non-conference game starting at 7:45 p.m. at Gus Young Court. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 1-0 record after an 80-73 win at Buena Vista last Wednesday, while the Eagles […]

Sophie Leininger Honored With Second MIAC Elite 22 Award

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced Monday morning its Elite 22 Award winners and Gustavus Adolphus senior midfielder Sophie Leininger (Plymouth, Minn.) has been named the conference’s recipient of the honor for women’s soccer.

Women’s Swimming & Diving Wins Grace Goblirsch Invite

The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team hosted the fourth annual Grace Goblirsch Memorial Invitational on Saturday and came away with a convincing win. The Gusties accumulated 786 points for first place. St. Catherine took second place with 552 points and Macalester placed third at 458. Gustavus won nine individual events and two relays.

Women’s Hockey Earns Series Split, Defeats Hamline 4-2 On Alumni Day

The Gustavus women’s hockey team rebounded after a tough loss last night, earning a 4-2 victory over Hamline on Saturday to split the regular season series. The Gusties scored three goals in the first period and held off a late rally by the Pipers to improve to 4-1-1 overall and 3-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Sadie Klug Takes 64th At NCAA Cross Country Championships

Gustavus senior cross country runner Sadie Klug (Waseca, Minn.) competed at the NCAA Championships Saturday, hosted by Principia College, and took 64th place (out of 279 runners) with a career-best time of 21:57.8. Klug’s time is the ninth best 6K finish in program history as the top eight times are all owned by Hailey Harren ’07, who won the NCAA individual championship in 2005 with a time of 21:52.9.

Women’s Hockey Upset 5-2 At Hamline

The No. 7 Gustavus women’s hockey team was upset 5-2 Friday night at Hamline University, dropping its first game of the season to move to 3-1-1 overall and 2-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Swimming & Diving Hosts Fourth Annual Race For Grace Saturday

The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are set to host the fourth annual Grace Goblirsch Memorial Invitational on Saturday at the Vic Gustafson Pool. The Race For Grace honors former Gustie swimmer Grace Goblirsch who passed away on August 23, 2013 after fighting a courageous eight-month battle with acute myelogenous leukemia.

Volleyball’s NCAA Run Ends At Elite 8

The Gustavus volleyball team's memorable NCAA tournament run came to end Thursday in the national quarterfinals, losing in four sets to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The Gusties won the first set convincingly 25-16, but dropped the next three 25-17, 25-16, and 25-14 to end their season with a 26-7 overall record. 

Nora Holtan Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Volleyball Teams were released Thursday and Gustavus junior setter Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) was named to the seven-member District 6 Team, which features student-athletes of institutions from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.