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The Gustavus baseball team put together its most impressive MIAC sweep in years Saturday against the University of St. Thomas. The Gusties used two last-inning comebacks to claim wins of 6-5 and 5-4, sweeping the No. 15 nationally ranked Tommies for the first time since 2001. The victories also ended a seven-game losing streak against St. Thomas dating back to 2012. With the wins, the Gusties improve to 20-18 overall and 9-11 in the MIAC. Gustavus reaches the 20-win mark for the first time since 2008, which is also the last time the Gusties finished with at least a .500 record.
The Gustavus baseball team concluded its home schedule in style Wednesday by sweeping Bethel 5-2 and 3-2 behind a pair of impressive complete game pitching performances. Jacob Volness (Sr., Cokato, Minn.) went the distance (7 inn.) in game one, allowing one earned run on just two hits with three strikeouts and a walk. Connor Kern (Jr., Hutchinson, Minn.) followed suit in game two with a nine-inning complete game, allowing two earned runs on seven hits with three strikeouts and two walks. With the sweep, the Gusties improve to 18-18 overall and 7-11 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus baseball team opened its season Sunday with a doubleheader against Mount Marty after inclement weather cancelled Saturday’s scheduled season-opener. The Gusties dropped their first game 3-1, but rebounded in game two with a 2-0 win to start the season 1-1.
Update: Saturday's doubleheader has been cancelled. The Gustavus season will officially begin Sunday. The Gustavus baseball team kicks off its 2016 season this weekend at Mount Marty College in Yankton, S.D. The Gusties and Lancers (6-10) are slated for a doubleheader Sunday at Bob Tereshinski Stadium at Riverside Field.
The Gustavus baseball team enters the 2016 season with a revamped panel of coaches hoping to breathe new life into a program that’s seen struggles in recent years. The College hired former player, coach, and Gustavus Athletics Hall of Fame member Brad Baker - a St. Peter native - last June, and the excitement for what’s in store for the program has picked up steam as the Gusties prepare for the new season with a clean slate.
Minneapolis – The Gustavus Adolphus baseball team suffered a sweep at the hands of UW-Stevens Point by the final scores of 10-6 and 14-5 in a doubleheader on Sunday night at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. The Pointers used big innings in both games to capture the wins. Gustavus falls to 0-4 on the year […]