Athletics

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Phase One Of Gustie Baseball Field Renovation Complete

It may be more than two months until preseason practice begins and the first significant snowfall has yet to blanket the Gustavus campus, but those sentiments have done little to diminish the excitement for the upcoming Gustie baseball season as the program embarks on its first year playing on a completely renovated field.

Volleyball Receives NCAA Tournament At-Large Bid, Set To Face Aurora

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Monday morning announced the 64-team field for its Division III Volleyball Championship and Gustavus (23-6) is selected to face Aurora University (26-7) in the first round, hosted by the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. The regional quarterfinal match begins at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9. 

Special Teams Woes Downs Men’s Hockey In Home Opener

The Gustavus men's hockey team allowed four power play goals during the home opener Saturday evening at Don Roberts Ice Rink as St. Olaf College defeated the Gusties 6-2 to salvage a series split.

Women’s Swimming & Diving Splits Against Pointers, Mavericks In Home Opener

The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team hosted the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Minnesota State University-Mankato on Saturday for its home opener, defeating the Pointers 206.5-92.5 and losing to the Mavericks 214-85.

Freshmen Shine In Men’s Swimming & Diving Home Opener

The Gustavus men’s swimming and diving team hosted the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Saturday for its home opener and lost the dual meet 179-121.

Women’s Soccer Drops Double Overtime Heartbreaker In MIAC Championship Match

Despite a spectacular goalkeeping performance by Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.), the Gustavus women’s soccer team could not complete one final upset in its quest for the MIAC playoff championship as St. Catherine outlasted the Gusties 1-0 in double overtime. In an improbable conference title matchup between the No. 6 seed Gusties and No. 5 seed Wildcats, it was the home team that secured an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships, as the Gusties finished their season 10-6-4 overall.

Home Opener Ends In 2-2 Draw For Women’s Hockey

The No. 7-ranked Gustavus women's hockey team responded twice being down by a goal in the home opener at Don Roberts Ice Rink, eventually coming to a 2-2 draw after overtime versus the the No. 10-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Saturday afternoon. 

Gustie Football Downed 58-7 At No. 4 St. Thomas

The Gustavus football team closed out its 2017 road schedule with a 58-7 loss at the No. 4-ranked University of St. Thomas Saturday afternoon. The Tommies limited the Gusties to just one touchdown and outmatched the Gustavus defense with a balanced offensive attack. 

Men’s Hockey Earns 3-1 Victory In Conference Opener At St. Olaf

The Gustavus men's hockey team jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period en route to defeating St. Olaf College 3-1 to earn the first win of the season during the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener Friday evening. 

Cross Country Competes At Saint John’s Fall Finale

A fraction of the Gustavus men’s and women’s cross country teams ran in the snow Friday at the Saint John’s Fall Finale. The top Gustie runners did not compete and instead rested for the NCAA regional meet that takes place next Saturday in Northfield, Minn.