Blogs at Gustavus

A Busy Autumn at the Linnaeus Arboretum

The Linnaeus Arboretum was a busy place this fall, as it hosted a variety of events and made several important updates.

Second Feb. 9 Update

Feb. 9 Update – Breaking Fair News Fair Goers: Attached is a gift! I sorted the fair employers (all at mnpcfair.org) into categories to help you in your research.  Let me know if it helps! The phone app is updated with the fair map! You can now know the booth number for employers of interest […]

Women’s Basketball Looks To Keep Rolling Vs. St. Olaf On Wednesday

The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team takes on MIAC foe St. Olaf College on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Gus Young Court, with tipoff set for 7 p.m. The Gusties enter the game with a 15-6 overall record and 10-4 mark in the conference, while the Oles come into the game at 12-9 overall and 7-7 in the MIAC.

Reilly Named MIAC Women’s Swimming & Diving Athlete-Of-The-Week

The Gustavus women's swimming and diving proved once again that it is one of the top college teams in the region regardless of division with a strong showing at the University of Minnesota's Minnesota Challenge. Sophomore standout Kate Reilly (Hastings, Minn. / Minnesota Virtual Academy) led the Gusties with seven top-10 finishes, including three strong individual performances and a quartet of outstanding relay finishes. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Reilly Tuesday with her second MIAC Women's Swimming and Diving Athlete-of-the-Week award of the 2015-16 season.

Everything, Everything Reviewed

We’re rolling out a new feature in our blog – young adult book reviews! Last spring, we surveyed students about the library (read more about the changes we made based on your input). Many of you mentioned you’d like to see more book reviews. Many of you also said you’re looking for more young adult books. […]

Kopp Earns Second WIAC All-Around Athlete Of The Week Honor

Gustavus gymnast Alex Kopp (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) has earned Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Gymnastics All-Around Athlete of the Week honors for the second time this season after posting a career-high score in a dual meet against UW-Whitewater last Saturday. Kopp led the Golden Gusties on each event, finishing with a career-high in the all-around, bars and balance beam. Kopp placed seventh on bars with a 9.125. On the balance beam, her 9.525 earned her a second-place finish on the event and the 14th-highest mark all-time for Gustavus. In the all-around, Kopp complied a 37.425, the ninth-best all-around score by a gymnast in program history.

Men’s Basketball Travels To St. Olaf Wednesday For Final Road Test

The Gustavus men’s basketball team competes in its final road game of the regular season at 7 p.m. Wednesday against St. Olaf in Northfield, Minn. for game two of the season series. The Oles won game one of the series 65-60 on Jan. 11 in St. Peter. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 9-12 overall record and 6-10 mark in the MIAC, while the Oles are 14-8 overall and 12-5 in the league. Gustavus has lost its last two games, while St. Olaf is on a four-game winning streak.

Football Announces Summer Camps Schedule

The Gustavus football coaching staff has announced its summer camps schedule, which will be held the second and third weeks of June at Hollingsworth Field. The individual camp, for ages 16 and older, is June 15; the 7-on-7 passing tournament is June 22; and the youth camp, for third through eighth graders, is held over two weeks - June 16-17 and June 23-24.

Fair Feb. 8, 2016 Update

Fair Goers: I am not doing individual appointments this week or next week.  I have Fair Prep Sessions 19 times this week all in Career Development at: Monday, Feb. 8: 3:00, 3:30 Tuesday, Feb. 9: 10:00, 10:30, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00 Wednesday, Feb. 10: 10:00, 10:30 Thursday, Feb. 11: 3:00, 3:30, 4:00 Friday, Feb. 12: 10:00, […]

Men’s Tennis: Saenz, Valentini Join KNUJ For Gustie Spotlight

Gustavus men's tennis player Andres Saenz (Jr., Cancun, Mexico) and Head Coach Tommy Valentini joined the voice of the Golden Gusties Tom Wheeler on Saturday morning for the Gustie Spotlight, which aired on AM 860 KNUJ.


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