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Gustie Baseball Field Sent Off In Style, Gusties Top League-Leading St. Thomas In 13 Innings

The Gustavus baseball team played the last game ever at the natural-grass Gustie Baseball Field Saturday, and sent it off in dramatic fashion by upsetting league-leading St. Thomas 5-4 in 13 innings for a doubleheader split. The Gusties dropped the first game 6-5 before the thrilling extra-inning victory to finish the season 21-17 overall and 9-11 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Tommies move to 24-13 overall and 16-4 in the league and may now have to share the regular season title with Bethel, pending the outcome of its doubleheader tomorrow.

Baseball Sweeps Martin Luther 8-1, 9-1

The Gustavus baseball team swept Martin Luther College Thursday by scores of 8-1 and 9-1 in non-conference action. The wins move the Gusties to 16-8 overall, while the Knights drop to 4-14.

St. James Pitching Duo Leads Baseball To Sweep Over UW-Superior

The pitching duo of St. James, Minn. natives Sam Carlson and Kyle Pinke kept the University of Wisconsin-Superior bats silent Friday in a non-conference home opening doubleheader as the Gustavus baseball team swept 9-2 and 15-1. Carlson pitched a complete game in the opener, while Pinke went six scoreless in game two for the pair of victories, improving the Gusties to 13-7 overall.

Baseball Splits At Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus baseball team split a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday at Saint Mary’s, winning the first game 5-1 before losing 11-7 in the nightcap. The split moves the Gusties to 11-7 overall and 3-1 in the MIAC, while the Cardinals move to 11-10 overall and 1-1 in the league.

Nolan Lepel Named MIAC Baseball Player-Of-The-Week

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Monday announced Gustavus catcher Nolan Lepel (Jr., Plato, Minn.) as its Baseball Player-of-the-Week. Lepel has had an immediate impact on the Gustavus baseball team as a transfer student, cementing his role as the starting catcher and cleanup hitter in the lineup. This past week in six games, Lepel hit .474, going 9-for-19 with seven runs, 11 RBI, five walks, a double, and a home run. His slugging percentage was .684, helped in part by a grand slam against Carleton, which tied the game in the seventh inning and eventually led to an extra inning victory.

Baseball Starts MIAC Play With Sweep At Carleton

The Gustavus baseball team started Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday with a sweep over Carleton College, winning 8-7 in eight innings in the first game, followed by an 8-5 win in game two. The sweep moves the Gusties to 10-6 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC, while the Knights fall to 6-8 overall and 0-2 in the league.

Aney, Lepel Named March Student-Athletes-Of-The-Month

Women’s tennis player Katie Aney (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and baseball catcher Nolan Lepel (Jr., Plato, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College March Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.

Baseball Swept On Final Day Of Tucson Invite

The Gustavus baseball team wrapped up play at the Tucson Invite Wednesday with a pair of close losses. The Gusties lost 13-10 to Middlebury before falling 6-5 to Williams, moving their record to 8-6 overall.

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.

Baseball Splits Doubleheader At Mount Marty

The Gustavus baseball team split a non-conference doubleheader at Mounty Marty College Sunday, losing game one 2-1 before winning game two 4-3 in 10 innings. The split moves the Gusties to 2-3 overall, while the Lancers move to 6-12.