Blogs at Gustavus

Men’s Basketball Hosts Buena Vista Today In Makeup Game

After poor driving conditions postponed the originally scheduled game between the Gustavus men's basketball team and Buena Vista on Nov. 20, the two squads are set to face each other at 4 p.m. Sunday at Gus Young Court in St. Peter. In their last time out, the Gusties team defeated Simpson College 71-62 in the home opener last Saturday. The Gusties started the second half with the hot hand, going on a 19-6 run for their largest lead of the night at 53-33, propelling them to victory and a 1-1 start to the season. The Buena Vista men’s basketball team is coming off an 87-86 loss at Augsburg College on Wednesday night. Despite leading with 2:39 left in the game, the Beavers were unable to hold on for the win, dropping their third consecutive game to start the season 0-3.


Women’s Hockey Falls To No. 2 Elmira 2-1

The No. 9 Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey team was not able to hold onto an early lead and suffered a 2-1 loss to No. 2 Elmira College on Saturday afternoon at Chip Kenyon ‘85 Arena. The loss drops the Gusties to 3-2-2 overall and 1-2-0 against ranked opponents, while the Soaring Eagles improve to 7-1-0 on the season.

Women’s Hockey To Head East For Competitive Panther/Cardinal Classic This Weekend

The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s hockey team is set to travel to Middlebury, Vermont where it will participate in the Panther/Cardinal Classic at Middlebury College. On Saturday, the Gusties will take on defending national runner-up and current No. 2 Elmira College at 4 p.m., and Sunday, will face two-time defending national champion and current No. 1 Plattsburgh State University at 1 p.m.


Christmas in Christ Chapel Worship Services Set for Dec. 4-6

Gustavus Adolphus College’s 43rd annual Christmas in Christ Chapel worship services are set to take place Friday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 6. This year’s theme is “Shalom, Salaam, Bethlehem” and will take the audience on a journey, joining the global travelers and residents of Bethlehem, Palestine, to celebrate the birth of the Prince of […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel Worship Services Set for Dec. 4-6

Christmas in Christ Chapel's 2015 theme is "Shalom, Salaam, Bethlehem" and will take the audience on a journey, joining the global travelers and residents of Bethlehem, Palestine, to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace and give voice to our shared hope for peace in this world.


Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions Opens at Hillstrom Museum of Art

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College presents, Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions, on view November 23, 2015 through January 29, 2016, with an opening reception Monday, November 23, 2015, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. German-born American artist Karl Schrag (1912-1995) created vibrant, visionary images that were in consonance with Abstract Expressionism, and he […]


Jacob Stern ’16: Balancing Science and Swimming

Determined. Team Player. Motivated. As a student-athlete in his senior year, Jacob Stern encompasses all of these qualities and more. By balancing academics with athletics, he's preparing for the next step towards medical school.


Thankful for the Pain?

Can we be thankful for the pain in our lives? Last week, our swimmer daughter, Madeline, found out she might be pulled from her relay team (which she had swam on all year) and replaced by a teammate, literally the day before section finals.  This was a relay team destined for state and a Minneapolis […]


Women’s Basketball Breaks Century Mark In 106-93 Road Win Over Buena Vista

For just the sixth time in program history, the Gustavus Adolphus College women's basketball team eclipsed the 100-point mark in a single game, as it defeated Buena Vista University 106-93 on Tuesday evening at Siebens Fieldhouse. The Gusties' 106 points is the first time the program has hit the century mark since February 9, 2002 and ties for fourth most all-time in a single game, with 113 being the record set on November 16, 1990 - a 113-34 victory over Mount St. Clare College.


Eder-Zdechlik Named To Women’s National First Team Of The Week

ST. PETER, Minn. – Gustavus Adolphus College women’s hockey player Allison Eder-Zdechlik (Stillwater, Minn.) was named to the Women’s National Team of the Week that was announced Tuesday afternoon. Eder-Zdechlik was one of six Division III players from around the nation to be selected to the first team. Eder-Zdechlik scored four of Gustavus’s six total goals in […]