‘Softball’ Category

MIAC Cancels Spring Sports Season

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Presidents' Council has voted to cancel the 2020 conference regular season and postseason championships for spring-sports through the remainder of the academic year, effective immediately. The decision was based on the ongoing impact of the coronavirus, following the lead of the NCAA canceling spring-sport championships and many other conferences canceling their spring seasons.

NCAA Cancels Winter and Spring Championships

Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public health threat

Softball Completes Play at Rochester Dome

The Gustavus softball team wrapped up play at the Rochester Regional Dome on Saturday and Sunday, going 1-3 over the weekend. The Gusties (3-5) Saturday lost to Luther 8-3 in nine innings and responded with a 5-2 win over Ripon, before losing to Augustana 9-1 and UW-La Crosse 6-1 on Sunday.

Softball Goes 2-2 in Opening Weekend

The Gustavus softball team opened its 2020 campaign Saturday and Sunday at the Rochester Regional Dome, splitting four games for a 2-2 record. The Gusties defeated Dominican 11-3 followed by a 4-3 loss to UW-Eau Claire on Saturday. On Sunday, the Gusties lost 3-2 to Luther but ensued with a decisive 11-1 victory over Mount Mary.

2020 Softball Season Preview

The Gustavus softball team will begin its 2020 campaign this weekend in Rochester for a pair of games on Saturday and Sunday at the Rochester Regional Bubble. The Gusties will take on Domincan at 6 p.m. Saturday followed by UW-Eau Claire at 8 p.m. On Sunday, Gustavus will face Luther at 2 p.m. and Mount Mary at 6 p.m.

2019 Gustavus Athletics Year in Review

There's no better time to take a look back at the year that was as we prepare to flip the calendar into a new decade. Gustavus Athletics continued to display excellence throughout 2019, so here are a few of the highlights that happened during the past trip around the sun.

Gustavus Athletics Department Inducts Class of 2019 Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Athletics Department inducted eight new members into its Hall of Fame last Saturday night during the 42nd annual banquet.

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

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen eight individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2019 inductees include Luke Benoit `04 (Golf), Molly Biehn Becker `04 (Softball), Mike Gempeler `91 (Hockey), Raman Jayapathy `85 (Tennis), Neil Johnson `04 (Golf), Jackie Luehman `04 (Track & Field), Angie Peterson Potts `04 (Basketball), and Kristin Peterson Smith `04 (Track & Field).

68 Gusties Recognized as 2018-19 MIAC Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) on Thursday announced its 2018-19 Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference Teams, which included 68 Gustavus student athletes. Combined with the 427 MIAC Fall-sport athletes who were honored in January, the overall total of Academic All-Conference selections for the 2018-19 academic year sets a new Conference-high of 1,172, surpassing the previous record of 1,111, set last June.

Freeman Named CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III softball teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), were released Tuesday and Gustavus junior Aly Freeman (Omaha, Neb.) was named to the 12-member Third Team.