‘Gymnastics’ Category

10 Gusties Selected CSC Academic All-District

The 2022-23 Academic All-District Men's and Women's At-Large Teams, selected by College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA), were released Tuesday and 10 Gustavus student-athletes received recognition for their combined performances on the playing field and in the classroom.

Sawtell Named WCGA Regional Assistant Coach of the Year

Gustavus gymnastics Assistant Coach Erin Sawtell was named North Central Regional Assistant Coach of the Year, the Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA) announced Monday. Sawtell helped the Gusties to a record season, breaking multiple existing program records. The 2022-23 team set a record for most wins in a season with five, broke the program team score against UW-Stout (187.775), and broke the team beam score at the WIAC Championships (47.675). Including the record performance against UW-Stout, the Gusties added four more team scores that placed in the top 10 in program history.

Gymnastics Finishes Sixth at WIAC Championship/NCGA West Regional

The Gustavus gymnastics team posted its second best team score of the season Saturday at the WIAC Championship/NCGA West Regional hosted by UW-Oshkosh. The Gusties 186.925 earned them sixth place among eight competing teams, defeating both UW-Eau Claire and Hamline. Gustavus finished the day with six personal career-bests and eight season-high scores. 

Gusties Shine in Victory Over Hamline

Friday marked the Gusties' last meet before the WIAC Championships, last home meet of the year, and Senior Night — and the Gusties made it count. Placing first in three of the four events, the Gusties defeated Hamline by a score of 185.800-183.300. The Gusties were dominant on nearly all fronts, getting seven career-bests and eight season-bests.

Gymnast Heather Fitch ’96 Selected to NCGA Hall of Fame

The National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) announced its 2021 and 2023 Hall of Fame inductees on Tuesday and Gustavus's Heather Fitch '96 has been selected to the Class of 2023.

Gusties Fall to League-Leading UW-La Crosse

The Gusties faced quite the opponent Friday night, after all, the Eagles entered the meet as the current WIAC leader with a conference record of 6-0 and overall record of 7-2. The Gusties, hot off their record-setting performance against UW-Stout last week, gave the Eagles a good fight, but ultimately fell by a score of 189.525-184.775.

Gusties Set Program Record High-Score in Win over UW-Stout

The Gustavus gymnastics team was in a record-setting mood on Friday night. Individually, the Gusties set a total of 10 new career-highs over the Blue Devils. As a team, the Gusties posted the program's highest ever team score of 187.675, beating out a 19-year-old record of 187.425 set at the NCGA Nationals in the 2003-04 season.

Gymnastics Picks Up Conference Victory at Winona State

The Gustavus gymnastics team picked up a WIAC victory on the road Friday, defeating Winona State by a score of 184.800-183.150. The Gusties outscored the Warriors in bars, beam, and floor to take the victory, improving their team score for the fifth straight meet.

Jahnke Named WIAC Gymnast of the Week

Olivia Jahnke led the Gusties in their dual meet against UW-Eau Claire on 27. Jahnke was the highest placing Gustie and highest placing athlete on both the balance beam and floor exercise. On beam, Jahnke tied for first place with a career high of 9.5. Jahnke's 9.5 is her third career-high this season, having set a new high in three of the Gusties' four meets. In the floor exercise, Jahnke took home her first career win in the event with a 9.425. Jahnke's effort led the Gusties to a huge improvement on their team score, totaling 183.75 against UW-Eau Claire for a season-high team score.

Gusties Post Season-High 183.750 at UW-Eau Claire

The Gustavus gymnastics team combined for a score of 183.750 against UW-Eau Claire, who totaled a score of 184.850 to defeat the Gusties in a WIAC meet Friday night.