Blogs at Gustavus

Caitlin Rorman Named MIAC Women’s Basketball Athlete of the Week

Caitlin Rorman (Fy., Blue Earth) averaged 16.5 points per contest last week in a pair of Gustie wins and helped lead Gustavus to its first victory over St. Thomas since 2010 and was named MIAC Athlete of the Week for her efforts.

Monday Moments with President Bergman: December 9, 2019

Gustavus President Rebecca M. Bergman shares her thoughts with College employees each week.

Obituary of Richard Allen Askey

Most of you have probably not heard of Professor Richard Askey, Professor at Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin, who passed away this fall. But every student who has passed through the MCS Department knows the bronze bust of Srinivasa Ramanujan sculpted by Paul Granlund that proudly adorns our lobby. Richard Askey was the driving […]

Men’s Hockey Falls 5-4 in Overtime to Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus men's hockey team rallied back from a three goal deficit, but fell in overtime 5-4 to Saint Mary's Saturday. With the loss the Gusties fall to 5-5 overall and 2-2 in the MIAC, while the Cardinals move to 3-5-1 overall and 3-1 in the conference. 

Men’s Swim & Dive Wins Third-Straight Pioneer Classic, Women Second

The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams Saturday concluded competition at the Grinnell College Pioneer Classic. The men won the meet with 1630 points and the women took second at 1357.5, just 2.5 points behind Carleton.

Eight Gusties Compete at Chuck Petersen Open

A small group of the Gustavus men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams kicked off the indoor season Saturday at the Chuck Peterson Open & Multi, hosted by Minnesota State-Mankato. Three athletes on the men’s team and five from the women’s squad competed on Saturday with six Gusties setting lifetime bests, four winning their event, and two breaking school records.

Women’s Basketball Upsets No. 6 St. Thomas 62-57

The Gustavus women's basketball team snapped St. Thomas's 77-game MIAC win streak on Saturday, taking down the No. 6 ranked Tommies 62-57. With the victory the Gusties move to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the MIAC, while the Tommies fall to 6-1 overall and 3-1 in the conference.

Women’s Hockey Rebounds with 5-1 Win Over Saint Mary’s

A quick start led to No. 4 Gustavus women’s hockey defeating Saint Mary’s 5-1 Saturday afternoon at Don Roberts Ice Rink. The Gusties improve to 8-0-1 overall and 5-0-1 in the MIAC, while the Cardinals drop to 2-6-1 overall and 2-3-1 in the league.

Turnovers Prove Costly as Men’s Hoops Falls at No. 5 St. Thomas

The Gustavus men’s basketball team lost its first conference game of the season Saturday, falling 90-66 at No. 5-ranked St. Thomas. The Gusties drop to 2-4 overall and 2-1 in the MIAC, while the Tommies improve to 7-1 overall and 3-0 in the league.

Men’s Swim & Dive in First After Pioneer Classic Opening Session, Women Second

The Gustavus men’s and women’s swim & dive teams got off to a solid start at Grinnell’s Pioneer Classic on Friday. The Gustie men sit in first place after the first session with a score of 530.5 – nearly 250 more points than the second place team – while the women are one point off the lead with 372 points.