Sunday was a milestone day for the Gustavus softball team as Head Coach Jeff Annis claimed his 300th all-time victory in a season-opening 9-1 win against UW-Stevens Point at the Rochester Regional Bubble. The Gusties then faced UW-River Falls and won 11-4. Now in his 11th season at Gustavus, Annis holds an overall record of 301-122-1 and is the winningest coach in program history.
One year removed from its first ever MIAC playoff championship, the Gustavus softball team is eager to get back to the diamond with healthy mix of returning veterans and incoming first-years. The Gusties kick off their 2016 campaign Sunday with a non-conference doubleheader at the Rochester Regional Bubble against UW-Stevens Point (2:30 p.m.) and UW-River Falls (7 p.m.).
The Gustavus Adolphus Athletic Department concluded the Special Olympics winter season by hosting back-to-back area competitions on consecutive weekends in February. On Sunday, Feb. 7, Gustavus hosted the Area 9 aquatics competition at the Vic Gustafson Pool and on Sunday, Feb. 14, it held the Area 9 basketball tournament in the Lund Center Forum.
2015 was another year filled with conference championships, national tournament appearances and spectacular individual performances both on and off the field of play for Gustavus athletics. Here's a look back at numerous highlight events that occurred throughout the year...
The Gustavus Adolphus softball coaching staff was named the National Fastpitch Softball Association’s (NFCA) Midwest Coaching Staff-of-the-Year on Thursday. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Gustavus Adolphus softball coaching staff has been named the National Fastpitch Softball Association’s (NFCA) Midwest Coaching Staff-of-the-Year. NFCA Regional Coaching Staffs-of-the-Year are selected by member head coaches in the eight NCAA regions. Led by […]
Four Gusties Honored In MIAC’s Postseason Softball Awards, Sarah Rozell Named MIAC Pitcher Of The Year
Sarah Rozell, Kailey Morgan, Shelby Nosan, and Hannah Heacox were named to the 2015 All-Conference Team. Bloomington, Minn. – Four Gustavus Adolphus softball players were honored in the 2015 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Softball Awards released Tuesday, May 12. Seniors Sarah Rozell (Lakeville, Minn.), Kailey Morgan (Mound, Minn.) and Shelby Nosan (Baudette, Min.), and […]
Hannah Heacox, Carly Klass, and Shelby Nosan earn NFCA All-Region honors. Louisville – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) honored a trio of Gustavus Adolphus softball players with the announcement of 2015 NFCA Division III All-Region Softball Teams on Monday, May 11. As in the past, the squad is comprised of three teams in each […]
The Gustavus softball team saw its season come to an end with a 7-4 in the nightcap of Saturday's NCAA Regional play in Pella, Iowa. Pella, Iowa – The clock struck midnight for the Gustavus Adolphus softball team on Saturday at the Kuyper Athletic Complex. After suffering a 3-2 loss in 12 innings to Aurora […]
Carly Klass delivered the two-out single that tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the ninth. Pella, Iowa – Despite some extra-inning magic, the Gustavus Adolphus softball suffered a 3-2 loss at the hands of Aurora University on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Regional being held over the weekend at the Kuyper Athletic […]
Senior Kailey Morgan (Mound, Minn.) continued her hitting tear by going 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI against Central in Friday afternoon's win. Morgan rides a three-game hitting-streak into tomorrow's game against Aurora University and is now hitting .636 with four extra base hits and seven RBI in the postseason. Pella, Iowa – Back-to-back […]