The 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Softball Teams were released Thursday afternoon and Gustavus senior Kaitlyn Bicek (Northfield, Minn.) was named to the 13-member District 6 Team, which features student-athletes from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
The Gustavus softball team concluded the regular season Tuesday by sweeping Concordia 7-2 and 5-2, improving to 26-10 overall and 17-5 in the MIAC. The Gusties enter the MIAC playoffs as the No. 2 seed and will face No. 3 St. Catherine at 5 p.m. Friday in St. Paul. Regular season MIAC champion St. Thomas hosts the entire playoff. The Gusties and Tommies both come into the tournament with eight-game winning streaks.
The Gustavus softball team made a statement Sunday, sweeping St. Catherine 2-0 and 2-1, leapfrogging the Wildcats into second place in the MIAC standings and clinching the No. 2 seed in the playoffs. The conference playoff berth is the 13th consecutive for the Gusties as they have qualified for the MIAC tourney in every season (11) under the direction of Head Coach Jeff Annis. Gustavus is now 24-10 overall and 15-5 in the league with two regular season games left.
The Gustavus softball team moved into third place in the MIAC standings by sweeping Carleton on Saturday. The Gusties won by scores of 5-2 and 8-2, improving to 22-10 overall and 13-5 in the league.
The Gustavus softball team has two key MIAC doubleheaders this weekend. On Saturday, the Gusties travel to Northfield, Minn. for a 1 p.m. doubleheader against Carleton, and on Sunday, the Black and Gold returns home to host St. Catherine for another 1 p.m. doubleheader. Sunday's game is Senior Day and will be live streamed.
The Gustavus softball team's non-conference doubleheader vs. UW-Stout today has been cancelled with no make-up date. The Gusties next travel to Carleton on Saturday for a 1 p.m. MIAC doubleheader.
After a brief downpour delayed play for more than an hour Monday, the Gustavus softball team finished off game one with a 5-2 victory over St. Olaf and completed the sweep with a 3-0 decision, improving to 20-10 overall and 11-5 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus softball team’s Sunday home doubleheader against St. Olaf has been postponed to 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Gustie Softball Field. Fans who cannot make the game can follow online with live video and stats.
In a battle of the MIAC's top teams, the Gustavus Adolphus College softball team was bested by the University of St. Thomas in a doubleheader at South Field on Saturday. The Tommies earned narrow 3-1 and 4-3 wins, respectively to drop the Gusties to 18-9 overall and 9-4 in the conference.
Saturday’s MIAC softball doubleheader in St. Paul features the league’s top two teams in No. 1 St. Thomas and No. 2 Gustavus. The Gusties enter with an 18-8 overall record and 9-3 mark in the MIAC, while the No. 13 nationally ranked Tommies enter at 27-5 overall and 14-2 in the league. Tomorrow’s doubleheader at South Field begins at 1 p.m.