Visiting Team Guide

Gustavus Adolphus College

Department of Athletics

Lund Center
800 West College Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082-1498
Phone: (507) 933-7617
Fax: (507) 933-8412

Website: gustavus.edu

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  • Baseball — Contests played at Gustavus Field, which is on the west side of campus, located west of Lund Center and south of the Swanson Tennis Center.
  • Basketball — Contests played on Gus Young Court located in Lund Center. Visiting team sits on the bench closest to blue curtain.
  • Cross Country — Course located in the Arboretum west of Lund Center by the President's House.
  • Football — Contests played on Hollingsworth Field located immediately west of Lund Center. Visiting team uses east side.
  • GolfLe Sueur Country Club is the home course for Gustavus golf.
  • Gymnastics — Contests held in the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio located in Lund Center.
  • Hockey — Contests played in the Don Roberts Ice Rink located in Lund Center.
  • Nordic Skiing — Glueck Park in St. Peter is the home course for the Gustavus Nordic team.
  • Soccer — Contests played on the Gustie Soccer Field located immediately north of Lund Center. Locker rooms/meeting area available in Lund Center.
  • Softball — Contests played on the Gustie Softball Field located north of Lund Center behind Norelius Residence Hall.
  • Swimming — Meets held in the Lund Center Natatorium.
  • Tennis — Outdoor contests played on the Brown Tennis Courts adjacent to the Swanson Tennis Center. Outdoor matches are also played at the Karen Gibbs Tennis Courts located east of Lund Center behind North/Gibbs/Sorensen Residence Halls. Indoor contests are played in Swanson Tennis Center located in the tennis bubble northwest of Lund Center.
  • Track & Field — Meets are held on the allweather track located north of Lund Center.
  • Volleyball — Contests are played on Gus Young Court located in Lund Center.

Personnel

Title Name Phone
Director of Athletics Tom Brown (507) 933-7622
Athletic Secretary Barb Rodning (507) 933-7617
Sports Information Director Ethan Armstrong (507) 933-7647
Head Athletic Trainer Troy Banse (507) 933-6463
Equipment Manager Wayne Norman (507) 933-7620
Baseball Coach Mike Carroll (507) 933-6297
Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Hanson (507) 933-7037
Women’s Basketball Coach Laurie Kelly (507) 933-6145
M/W Cross Country Coach Dale Bahr (507) 933-7657
Football Coach Peter Haugen (507) 933-7660
M/W Golf Coach Scott Moe (507) 933-7610
Gymnastics Coach Charlie Aydt (507) 933-6409
Men’s Hockey Coach Brett Petersen (507) 933-7615
Women’s Hockey Coach Mike Carroll (507) 933-6297
M/W Nordic Skiing Coach Jed Friedrich (507) 933-7632
Men’s Soccer Coach Mike Middleton (507) 933-7699
Women’s Soccer Coach Laura Burnett-Kurie (507) 933-7619
Softball Coach Jeff Annis (507) 933-6417
M/W Swimming Coach Jon Carlson (507) 933-7694
Men’s Tennis Coach Tommy Valentini (507) 933-6446
Women’s Tennis Coach Jon Carlson (507) 933-7694
M/W Track & Field Coach Dale Bahr (507) 933-7657
Volleyball Coach Rachelle Sherden (507) 933-6468

Directions to Gustavus and Lund Center

Access to Gustavus from the Twin Cities or Mankato is most direct via US Highway 169, a four-lane expressway. As you enter St. Peter, US Hwy 169 becomes Minnesota Avenue. The College is located on the west side of St. Peter at the termination of College Avenue. As you enter St. Peter from the south, turn left on College Avenue, or if you enter St. Peter from the north on 169, turn right on College Avenue.

Continue straight on College Avenue until you reach the campus. Once you reach the Gustavus Adolphus College sign, turn right up the hill (past the tennis courts on your right) and Uhler Hall (red brick building) on your left.

Lund Center Back Entrance

Buses are encouraged to drop off teams and park in the back of Lund. To enter the back entrance of Lund Center, continue straight at the top of the hill. You will drive past North, Gibbs, and Sorensen Halls (three halls that are connected). Continue on this road until you get to a stop sign. Norelius Hall will be on your right (5-story residence hall) and the Gustie Track and Soccer field will be straight ahead. Turn right and continue driving on this road until you come to the second stop sign. The football stadium will be on your left and you will take a left. Then turn left again to enter the parking lot and drive behind Lund Center to the bus loading entrance.

Parking

Buses are encouraged to park in the back of Lund Center. Please do not park any buses with the back toward the building as diesel fumes will enter Lund.

Admission to Athletic Events

  • $5.00/Adult
  • $4.00/Visiting College Students with ID
  • $2.00/Age 12-18
  • Free under age 12 and over age 62

Sports Information

Arrangements for sports information needs should be directed to Sports Information Director Ethan Armstrong at (507) 933-7647.

Sports Medicine

We will be happy to assist you with taping or treatments if necessary. If an athletic trainer does not accompany the team, please inform us of this prior to the event and provide the necessary supplies.

Equipment available includes: ultrasound, e-stim, and other modalties with written verification from a certified athletic trainer, if not traveling with the team. These modalities are available in the athletic training room. Ice, water, and emergency supplies are available at each venue.

There will be a certified athletic trainer at all home contests. Additional arrangements should be directed to our Head Athletic Trainer, Troy Banse at (507) 933-6463.

Locker Rooms

Locker room facilities will be provided in the Lund Center. Please inform your team to bring their own towels and locks.

St. Peter Restaurants

City Grill Restaurant Lone Star BBQ
814 N. Minnesota Avenue 408 S. 3rd St.
(507) 934-2362

(507) 934-3314

Dairy Queen Brazier Subway Sandwiches & Salads
850 N. Minnesota Avenue 1306 S. Minnesota Avenue
(507) 931-4580

(507) 934-1000

Domino's Pizza (Delivery/Pick-up) Whiskey River Emporium
103 S. Minnesota Avenue East Hwy. 99
(507) 934-9112

(507) 934-5600

Godfather’s Pizza (Dine-In/Delivery) Great Wall Restaurant
225 S. Minnesota Avenue 108 S. Minnesota Avenue
(507) 931-6140

(507) 931-8828

Arby's Restaurant Kentucky Fried Chicken
1221 S. Minnesota Avenue 1505 Old Minnesota Ave.
(507) 934-8732

(507) 931-1168

Erbert & Gerbert’s Subs & Clubs McDonald’s
224 S. Minnesota Avenue 120 W. Julien Street
(507) 934-2020

(507) 931-3011

El Agave Taco Johns
402 S. Third Street 103 N. Minnesota Avenue
(507) 931-4455

(507) 934-6201

Patrick's On Third China Town
125 S. 3rd Street 302 S. Minnesota Avenue
(507) 931-9051

(507) 934-5566

 
 
 

Lodging

AmericInn Motel (St. Peter) Country Inn & Suites (Mankato)
700 N. Minnesota Avenue Highway 22 & Highway 14
(507) 931-6554

(507) 388-8555
Viking, Jr. Motel (St. Peter) Best Western (North Mankato)
Highways 169 & 99W Highway 169 North, 1111 Range
(507) 931-3081

(507) 625-9333

St. Peter Motel (St. Peter) Days Inn (Mankato)
Union St. & Old Minnesota Ave. 1285 Range Street
(507) 931-3100

(507) 387-3332

AmericInn Hotel & Conference Center (Mankato) EconoLodge (Mankato)
240 Stadium Road 111 West Lind Street
(507) 345-8011

(507) 345-8800

Comfort Inn (Mankato) Fairfield Inn (Mankato)
131 Apache Place 141 Apache Place
(507) 388-5107

(507) 386-1220

Holiday Inn (Mankato) Super 8 Motel (Mankato)
101 E. Main Street Highway 169 & Highway 14
(507) 345-1234

(507) 387-4041
Microtel Inn & Suites (Mankato) The Courtyard by Marriott Hotel & Event Center
200 St. Andrews Dr. 901 Raintree Road
(507) 388-2818

(507) 388-1234, 800-321-2211