‘Softball’ Category

Softball Has 12 Named NFCA Scholar-Athletes

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recently honored 12 Gustavus softball student-athletes as Easton/NFCA Scholar-Athletes for the 2022-23 academic year – Greta Dahlen, Grace Gardner, Olivia Guggenberger, Marah Hulke, Taylor Katzenmeyer, Lauren Lambert, Madi Mueller, Carly Nelson, Caitlin Olafsson, Piper Otto, Kayla Ruud, and Chloe Smallfield.

Gustavus Set to Induct 12 New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The 2023 inductees include Andy Bryan ’08 (tennis), Joyce DeWitz ’07 (softball), Molly Doyle ’08 (hockey), Julie Mahre ’08 (softball), Laura Stypulkowski ’05 (hockey), Shane Thielke ’97 (football), Joe Thorvig ’02 (baseball/football), Jess Vadnais ’08 (basketball), and the benefactor group of George Hicks ’75, Mary Dee Hicks ’75, John Huepenbecker ’80, and Marcia Page ’82.

178 Gusties Named Winter/Spring Sport MIAC Academic All-Conference

he Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its Academic All-Conference selections for the 2022-23 winter and spring seasons and 178 Gustavus student-athletes received distinction.

Dahlen Named Rawlings Gold Glove Award Recipient

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Gustavus softball right fielder Greta Dahlen (So., West Des Moines, Iowa) was one of nine players to be named a 2023 Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipient, presented by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). This is the inaugural year for the award at the Division III level, and is presented to the […]

Softball Lands Four on MIAC All-Conference Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) released its softball postseason awards on Tuesday and three Gustavus student-athletes were named All-Conference. Kayla Herda, Madi Mueller, Piper Otto, and Maizie Anderson were selected as All-Conference, while Caitlin Olafsson was named honorable mention.

Baseball and Softball Garner Academic All-District Honors

The 2023 Academic All-District Baseball and Softball Teams, selected by College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA), were released Tuesday and seven Gustavus student-athletes received recognition for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.

Softball Loses Pitching Duel to Bethel in MIAC Playoff Semifinals to End Season

The Gustie softball season came to an end Saturday, suffering a 1-0 loss to MIAC Regular Season Champions Bethel. The Gusties and Royals combined for only six hits in the entire game, as Piper Otto and Bethel pitcher Kayla Simacek put on a clinic in the semifinal matchup, combining for 15 strikeouts.

Softball Advances to MIAC Playoff Semifinals with 4-1 Win Over St. Catherine

The Gustavus softball team put together a strong defensive performance against St. Catherine in the opening round of the MIAC Playoffs, defeating the Wildcats 4-1 to advance to the semifinals. The Gusties scored all four of their runs in the first three innings of the game, and held the Wildcats to just one in the fifth for the playoff victory.

Softball Embarks on MIAC Playoffs Thursday at Home

SAINT PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus softball team is set to host St. Catherine in the first round of the MIAC postseason tournament at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The Gusties are the No. 4 seed after finishing the regular season 14-8 in the MIAC (23-17 overall), while the Wildcats are the No. 5 seed at 13-9 in […]

Gusties Sweep Martin Luther in Regular Season Finale

The Gusties wrapped up their regular season play with a non-conference doubleheader against Martin Luther, sweeping the Knights by scores of 2-1 and 8-0.