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Comeback Effort Against Middlebury Good For Baseball’s Sixth Straight Win

The Gustavus baseball team won its sixth straight game Sunday in comeback fashion, beating Middlebury 10-8 to improve to 7-3 overall. Trailing 5-3 in the seventh inning, the Gusties erupted for five runs and held on for a two-run victory.

Track & Field Competes At PLNU Invitational

A contingent of the Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams competed at the 10th annual Point Loma Nazarene University Invitational Saturday.

Men’s Golf Opens Spring Season At Wynlakes Invite

The Gustavus men’s golf team opens its spring season Monday and Tuesday when it travels to Huntingdon, Ala. to compete in the Wynlakes Intercollegiate Invite.

Baseball Sweeps To Start Tucson Trip

The Gustavus baseball team started its spring break trip on the right foot with a pair of wins Saturday at the Kino Sports Complex. The Gusties defeated UW-Superior 10-4 before shutting out Grinnell 4-0 to improve to 6-3 overall.

Men’s Soccer Player Alex Wilson Combines Hard Work On And Off The Field

Junior men's soccer player Alex Wilson (Ashland, Wis.) is a three-year letter winner of the Gustavus men’s soccer team, known for his work ethic on and off the field. Wilson, a double major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Classics, recently completed his Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), pursuing a medical school education. Wilson is well on his way to a medical school of his choice, scoring in the top two percent.

Baseball Travels To Arizona For Spring Break Trip

The Gustavus baseball team is set for its annual spring break trip, which this year takes place March 24-30 in Tucson, Ariz. The Gusties will play seven games in five days against four different teams at the Kino Sports Complex, former spring training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago White Sox. And for the first time, all seven spring break games will have live stats, courtesy of the Gustavus sports information department.

Men’s Golf Alum Neil Johnson Making PGA Tour Debut Today At Puerto Rico Open

Seventeen years ago, a young man walked on to the Gustavus golf team as a freshman not knowing what was in store for his future. It quickly turned into a future of success as Neil Johnson enjoyed his Gustie career as a four-time All-American and member of the 2004 national championship team. His triumphs on the links during his time at Gustavus eventually led to a professional golfing career and now culminates with his first appearance on the PGA Tour as Johnson is competing at the Puerto Rico Open against the world’s best golfers.

Track & Field Begins Outdoor Season Saturday In San Diego

The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams kick off the outdoor season Saturday at the 10th Annual Point Loma Nazarene University Invitational in San Diego, Calif. The meet begins with field events at 9 a.m. (PST) with running events starting at 11:30 a.m. (PST).

Aryn DeGrood Named WIAC Women’s Gymnastics Coach Of The Year

The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Thursday announced Gustavus gymnastics coach Aryn DeGrood as its 2017 Women’s Gymnastics Coach of the Year based on voting conducted by the league coaches. DeGrood has directed the Gusties to a record-setting season as they have tallied six of the program’s all-time top 10 team scores this year alone. She has also coached three gymnasts that have qualified for the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championship, which takes place March 31-April 1 at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Baseball Sweeps Northwestern-St. Paul

Wednesday’s non-conference baseball game may have felt more like a late-fall football contest with temperatures in the 30s, but Gustavus was able to warm up the bats with a doubleheader sweep over Northwestern-St. Paul. The Gusties won game one 6-4 and game two 14-10, improving to 4-3 overall, while the Eagles fall to 5-11.