Blogs at Gustavus
The Gustavus gymnastics team competed in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual meet Friday against the University of Wisconsin-Stout and came out on the short side of a 185.350-183.000 decision. Alex Kopp (Sr., Wayzata, Minn.) and Amanda Malo (So., Greenwood, Minn.) highlighted the Gusties performance with a pair of first place finishes. Koop took first on the vault with a score of 9.500, while Malo took first in the all-around at 36.700. The all-around first place finish is the first of Malo’s young career.
The No. 13/17-ranked Gustavus women's basketball team defeated Bethel University Friday evening by a score of 72-67 in a MIAC Playoff semifinal matchup at Gus Young Court. Miranda Rice (Jr., Forest Lake, Minn.) posted her first double-double of the season while Gustavus went 17-for-21 from the charity stripe, moving on to the MIAC Playoff Championship.
The 2017 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships continued Friday at the University of St. Thomas with a full slate of events. After the first day of team competition, the Gustavus men sit in eighth place with 25 points, while the women are in 12th with four points. St. Thomas leads both the men and women with 103 and 114 points, respectively.
Gustavus men's diver Logan Bican (Fy., Monticello, Minn.) took 19th in the three-meter dive at the 2017 NCAA Division III Region 1 Diving Championships Friday.
The No. 20-ranked Gustavus men’s tennis team is set to host Grinnell College Saturday afternoon at Swanson Tennis Center. The Gusties (8-2 overall, 2-0 MIAC) will face off against the Pioneers (3-4 overall) at 3:15 p.m.
The following blog is a guest post by Abby Michels (’18), a Geology major with a GIS minor. She spent this past January in Mexico on a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). I began researching near Santa Rosalia, Mexico on the Boleo Mineral Mine through an REU with other geology students and professors from […]
The No. 8-ranked Gustavus women’s hockey team is set to host a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoff semifinal matchup Saturday afternoon as the No. 1 seed. The Gusties (17-5-3 overall, 13-2-3 MIAC) will play either the No. 4 seed University of St. Thomas (11-10-4, 9-5-4 MIAC) or No. 5 seed Hamline University (12-12-1, 10-8 MIAC). The Tommies host the Pipers tonight in the quarterfinal game before Gustavus will face the winner tomorrow at 2 p.m.
The Gustavus softball team is set to open the 2017 campaign this Saturday in Rochester, Minn., faced with a non-conference doubleheader against Dominican University and Martin Luther College. Head Coach Britt Stewart in is her first season at the helm and is prepared to lead Gustavus in the program's 49th season. The Gusties are scheduled to face Dominican at 7 p.m., followed by a 9 p.m. start versus Martin Luther at the Rochester Regional Bubble.
The Gustavus gymnastics team returns to the friendly confines of the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio tonight for a 6:30 p.m. Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual meet against the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Tonight's meet is designated as Parents Night, as all parents of Gustie gymnasts will be recognized. Gustavus enters the meet 2-6 overall and 2-2 in the WIAC, while UW-Stout is 2-5 overall and 1-2 in the league.
For the second consecutive year, three Gustavus student have been named semifinalists for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program.