Archive for July, 2015

Milo Lundblad ’76

Milo Lundblad ’76 completed his 31st Race to Mackinac yacht competition in July 2015. He and his crew won the Tartan Ten (T-Ten) section in the race, the first out of 22 boats. The Race to Mackinac is 333 miles, from Chicago to Mackinac Island, MI. According to Milo, “It takes anywhere from 48 to […]

Nancy Erickson ’77

Nancy S Erickson ’77 married Joe Schouten on June 6th, 2015 in Menasha, WI.

On Suffering and The Three Crowns

I have had so much fun this summer. But this week, I have been particularly struck by the heartache we all experience in life.  No one escapes.  One camper has severe ADHD, another suffers from debilitating anxiety, another is deeply grieving the loss of a friend who died in an accident recently, another has a […]

Dunny Sheldon ’75

Dunny Sheldon ’75 has taken early retirement as of 2 October 2015. He will be living at home with my mother Sylvia Rule Sheldon ’43 in Hamilton, Ontario.

Rob Rieckenberg ’00

Rob Rieckenberg writes, “My family was just on Family Feud, and yes we did win the big money and actually made it on to 4 episodes. The reason I am writing you is two out of the five family members on the show are Gusties. I am class of 2000, Rob Rieckenberg and one of […]

Jillian Hiscock ’05

Jillian Hiscock ’05 wrote: “I recently left the world of undergraduate recruitment to take on the new role of National Partnerships Manager for College Possible. College Possible works to make college admission and success a reality for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. In this new role, I will be working […]

Drenttel, Meierhenry Named To WGCA All-American Scholars

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.  – Gustavus Adolphus women’s golfers Jordy Drenttel (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) and Mae Meierhenry (Sioux Falls, S.D.) were recently honored by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) as All-American Scholars. A total of 758 women’s collegiate golfers nationwide were recognized with the honor that goes to individuals with a GPA of at […]

Nineteen Tennis Players Named ITA Scholar Athletes

SKILLMAN, N.J. – A total of 19 Gustavus Adolphus men’s and women’s tennis team members were recently named 2015 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar Athletes. The women’s team was represented by Katie Aney (Fy., Rochester, Minn.), Avery Bather (Fy., Golden Valley, Minn.), Sidney Dirks (Jr., St. Peter, Minn.), Sofia Huitron (Jr., Cancun, Mexico), Laurel Krebsbach (Sr., North Oaks, […]

Elizabeth Weiers Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

INDIANAPOLIS – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has announced its 2015 spring sports postgraduate scholarship winners. Among the list of 29 male and 29 female recipients was Gustavus Adolphus College track and field throwing specialist Elizabeth Weiers (Le Center, Minn.). “This is another outstanding achievement for Liz,” said head track and field coach Dale Bahr. “Each award […]

Ethan Bjelland ’12

Ethan Bjelland ’12 writes: “In the last couple months, I have started working at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts as a Group Ticketing Associate on the Marketing Team, working with all customer groups of 10 or more. I’ve been having a great time, and have run into quite a few Gusties in and […]