‘Softball’ Category

Softball Has Eight Named NFCA Scholar-Athletes

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recently honored eight Gustavus softball student-athletes as Easton/NFCA Scholar-Athletes for the 2021-22 academic year.

197 Gusties Named MIAC Winter/Spring Academic All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its 2021-22 Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference honorees on Monday, which included 197 Gustavus student-athletes. 

Softball Garners Three on MIAC All-Conference Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its softball postseason awards on Tuesday and three Gustavus student-athletes were named All-Conference. Kaylyn Leonard (Sr., Plymouth), Madelyn Mueller (So., North Mankato), and Piper Otto (So., Brooklyn Park) were selected to the All-MIAC Team, while Rachel Kawiecki (Fy., Richfield) was named honorable mention. 

Softball Comeback Effort Falls Short at Saint Ben’s

Trailing 6-0 and down to its final three outs, the Gustavus softball team rallied for five runs in the seventh inning Thursday at Saint Benedict, but couldn't plate the tying run in a 6-5 loss in the MIAC playoffs. The Gusties finish the season 15-22 overall after reaching the postseason for the first time since 2016. 

Softball Clinches Playoff Spot with Sweep Over St. Scholastica

The Gustavus softball team clinched the No. 6 seed in the MIAC postseason tournament with a doubleheader sweep over St. Scholastica on Monday. The Gusties won game one 7-6 in dramatic fashion and then secured their first postseason bid since 2016 with a 9-4 game two victory.

Softball Swept by St. Olaf

The Gustavus softball team suffered a doubleheader sweep at the hands of St. Olaf on Sunday. The Gusties lost game one 10-1 in five innings before a 4-1 loss in game two. The Gusties drop to 13-21 overall and 8-12 in the MIAC.

Saturday Home Softball vs. St. Scholastica Rescheduled to Monday

The Gustavus softball team’s home MIAC doubleheader against St. Scholastica scheduled for Saturday is postponed due to the forecasted weather. The twin bill is rescheduled for 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Softball Settles for Split at Carleton

The Gustavus softball team Tuesday split a MIAC doubleheader at Carleton, winning game one 9-1 before a 4-2 loss. The Gusties move to 13-19 overall and 8-10 in the MIAC, while the Knights improve to 18-13 overall and 6-10 in the league. 

Softball Bats Come Alive in Split at Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus softball team scored 18 runs on 25 hits Sunday in a doubleheader split at Saint Mary's. The Gusties won game one 9-2 before dropping the second game 11-9, moving to 12-18 overall and 7-9 in the MIAC.

Softball Drops Two Against Hamline

The Gustavus softball team Saturday was swept by Hamline by scores of 4-3 and 15-6.