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Woman Coach Wednesday: Aryn DeGrood

By Aryn DeGrood Gymnastics is unique in the way that it’s completely up to the individual to reach their end goal. Going through USAG Junior Olympic youth programs is the typical path to college gymnastics and the Olympics. It’s not until they step foot on a college campus that many athletes get their first taste […]

Woman Coach Wednesday: Laurie Kelly

As a coach, I dream of the day when a Gustavus women’s basketball team wins the final game, each player climbs that ladder to cut down their piece of the net, and has that moment that changes their lives forever.

Woman Coach Wednesday: Alyssa Taylor

We need more women in positions of influence. More women coaching women. More moms coaching youth teams. More women in athletic administration. I am proud to coach with an all-female staff. I am proud to coach in the MIAC, where ten out of twelve teams have females at the head of their volleyball programs AND is one of the most competitive conferences in Division III volleyball. I am proud to work at Gustavus, where our President is a female, our Dean of Students, Provost, and Head of Health Services are all females.

Woman Coach Wednesday: Laura Burnett-Kurie

We have seen positive steps in the past eight years within the athletic department at Gustavus. With our athletic director hiring many female head coaches, encouraging us to hire female assistant coaches, and adding three female athletic trainers to a staff that previously was all males. We have female strength and conditioning coaches who are working with men’s sports and our nationally ranked men’s tennis program has a female coach on staff.

Iker Ortiz-Hidalgo ’17 Prepares to Make His Professional Debut

Four years removed from patrolling the Golden Gustie defense, Iker Ortiz-Hidalgo ’17 is back on the football field - this time as a professional. Tiburones Cancun announced the selection of Ortiz-Hidalgo as a linebacker for its inaugural season in Liga FAM.

Second Season in Northwoods League has Different Look for Johnson

Christian Johnson ’21 (Buffalo) is no stranger to summer baseball. Gustavus’s ace pitcher spent last summer playing in the Northwoods League for the Kalamazoo Growlers. However as he takes his spot on the rubber for the Mankato Moondogs in 2020, the stands and dugout look slightly different. 

Men’s Hockey Set for Quarterfinal Matchup at St. Thomas

The Gustavus men’s hockey team is set for a MIAC quarterfinal playoff contest against the University of St. Thomas at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Mendota Heights, Minn. The winner will advance to the semifinals Saturday against Saint John's University. The No. 5-seed Gusties enter with an 11-11-3 overall record, while the No. 4-seed Tommies are 12-10-3 overall. The last playoff meeting between these teams was in 2018, and resulted in a 5-4 overtime win for the Gusties.

Men’s Hockey Set For Final Regular Season Series Versus Bethel

The Gustavus men’s hockey team is set for a weekend series against Bethel with huge playoff implications on the line. Friday’s contest will begin at 7:05 in Saint Peter while Saturday’s game will be at 7 p.m. in Blaine. The Gusties enter 10-10-3 overall and 6-6-2 in the MIAC, while the Royals are 6-13-4 overall and 5-5-4 in the league. Gustavus currently sits fourth in the conference with 22 points, while Bethel is in fifth with 20. The playoff race is tight, as St. Thomas and the Gusties are tied for fourth, and are just two points apart from Bethel and St. Mary’s in fifth.

Men’s Hockey Drops 6-2 Contest to Saint John’s

SAINT CLOUD Minn. - The Gustavus men’s hockey team traveled to Saint John’s on Saturday night and fell to the Johnnies by a score of 6-2. With the loss the Gusties fall to 10-10-3 overall and 6-6-2 in the MIAC while Saint John’s moves to 10-8-5 overall and 7-3-4 in the conference.

Men’s Hockey Falls 4-1 to Saint John’s

The Gustavus men’s hockey team hosted Saint John’s Friday evening and fell to the Johnnies by a score of 4-1. With the loss the Gusties fall to 10-9-3 overall and 6-5-2 in the MIAC while Saint John’s moves to 9-8-5 overall and 6-3-4 in the conference.