Brian Robb ’72 Inducted 1996

Baseball and Football

Brian   Robb

Nicknamed "Mr. Versatility" during his standout career for the football team, Brian Robb started at split end, halfback and quarterback for the offense at various times during his career, while also handling the placekicking and punting duties, and returning punts and kickoffs.
In 1970, Robb finished ninth in the NAIA in scoring with 89 points and won the MIAC scoring title in 1970 and '71. He is the fourth all-time leading scorer in Gustavus football history with 170 points. In 1971, when the Gusties won the MIAC Championship, Robb earned all-conference honors, was selected as the league's Most Valuable Player and was named to The Lutheran magazine's All-America squad.
Also a standout on the baseball team, Robb was a three-year starter at shortstop earning all-conference honors twice and All-District honors once. He was the leading hitter on the 1971 MIAC Championship team with a .384 average and finished his career with a .317 average.
After graduating with a major in art, Robb taught and coached football, basketball and track at White Bear Lake High School for four years. In 1976, he moved into the travel business and worked with Canadian Airlines International and Nordic American Travel before joining the Carlson Travel Group in 1988 where he is presently vice president for marketing. Brian and his wife, Kristine reside in St. Paul with their two children, Megan and Madeline.