Archive for July, 2018

Steinwand Awarded Prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced its 2018 spring sports postgraduate scholarship winners and recently graduated Gustavus men’s tennis player Gabe Steinwand (Moorhead, Minn.) was one of 29 student-athletes out of all three divisions to receive the prestigious scholarship.

Leininger Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

Recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Sophie Leininger (Plymouth, Minn.) has been selected as a candidate for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Leininger was a four-year starter for the Gustavus women’s soccer team and the NCAA Woman of the Year nomination adds to a long list of accolades for the Wayzata product.

Women’s Golf Earns WGCA All-Scholar Top 25

The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced its top 25 teams with the highest team GPA for each NCAA division and Gustavus comes in at No. 25 in Division III with a 3.415 GPA. Ithaca College won the WGCA All-Scholar Team GPA Award with a 3.801 GPA. The Gusties and St. Catherine (No. 12) are the only two MIAC institutions to make the top 25.

Volleyball Celebrates 50th Season In 2018

The 2018 season marks a major milestone for the Gustavus volleyball program as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Gusties will recognize the 50th season with an alumnae celebration Saturday, Sept. 22 on the Gustavus campus. Activities will begin in the morning leading up to the Gusties’ match versus MIAC foe Bethel University at 2:30 p.m.

61 Gusties Named 2017-18 MIAC Winter/Spring Academic All-Conference

Student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) continue to achieve in both athletics and in the classroom. For the third consecutive year, the MIAC has recognized more than 1,000 student-athletes with Academic All-Conference honors with 61 Gustavus student-athletes receiving the distinction.

Cash, Nelson, Swenson Earn WGCA All-America Scholar Honor

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars were announced today and three Gustavus women’s golfers are recognized with the honor – Kristen Cash (So., Roseville, Minn.), McKenzie Swenson (Sr., Buffalo, Minn.), and Jessica Nelson (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.). The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50.