Archive for July, 2023

Men’s Hoops Earns NABC Academic Awards

Gustavus men's basketball earned the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award and had four student-athletes recognized on the Honors Court.

Women’s Golf Posts Second Highest GPA in Division III

The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) recently announced its 2022-23 All-Scholar Team GPA Award winners, recognizing the women's collegiate golf programs with the highest collective average team GPA during the 2022-23 academic year. The Gustavus women's golf team earned recognition with the second highest cumulative GPA (3.818) in all of NCAA Division III.

Gustavus Set to Induct 12 New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The 2023 inductees include Andy Bryan ’08 (tennis), Joyce DeWitz ’07 (softball), Molly Doyle ’08 (hockey), Julie Mahre ’08 (softball), Laura Stypulkowski ’05 (hockey), Shane Thielke ’97 (football), Joe Thorvig ’02 (baseball/football), Jess Vadnais ’08 (basketball), and the benefactor group of George Hicks ’75, Mary Dee Hicks ’75, John Huepenbecker ’80, and Marcia Page ’82.

Aney Receives Prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced its 2022-23 postgraduate scholarship men's awardees and recently graduated Gustavus men's tennis player Nick Aney (Rochester) was one of 21 student-athletes out of all three divisions to receive the prestigious scholarship.

Men’s Tennis Earns ITA Academic Honors

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2023 Division III Scholar-Athletes and All-Academic Teams and the Gustavus men’s team earned recognition. Eighteen Gustie men earned Scholar-Athlete honors while the team as a whole received All-Academic Team standing. Gustavus Scholar-Athletes Nick Aney (Sr., Rochester) Sean Bochman (Sr., Fall Creek, Wis.) Alex Budde (Sr., […]

Women’s Tennis Earns ITA Academic Honors

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2023 Division III Scholar-Athletes and All-Academic Teams and the Gustavus women’s team earned recognition. The Gustie women had 15 student-athletes earn Scholar-Athlete honors with the team garnering the All-Academic Team award. Gustavus Scholar-Athletes Emily Carlson (Jr., Maple Grove) Kaya De Brujin (Fy., Maasland, Netherlands) Lili […]

Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

The United States Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced Thursday that 1,333 collegiate and high school volleyball teams earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award this season. This marks an all-time record number of programs honored for their academic achievements. The award, initiated in the 1992–93 academic year, honors volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or 4.1 on a 5.0 scale. The Gustavus volleyball team earned recognition with the Team Academic Award for the seventh season in a row.

Swim & Dive Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently announced that the Gustavus Adolphus College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have earned Scholar All-America honors for their efforts in the classroom during the Spring 2023 semester.  The Gustavus men and women were two of the 298 Division III programs to earn the honor after posting GPAs of 3.60 and 3.61 respectively.

Six Gusties Named WGCA All-American Scholars

The 2022-23 Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced its All-American Scholar Team earlier in the month, and six Gustavus women’s golfers were recognized with the honor. The six women were of 1,401 collegiate golfers from 378 programs recognized with this prestigious honor.

Track & Field Garners USTFCCCA Academic Awards

The Gustavus track & field teams recently earned multiple honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following the conclusion of the 2022 outdoor season. Seven Gusties received All-Academic Athlete recognition, while both the men’s and women’s squads were named All-Academic Teams. The Gustie men and women earned All-Academic Team recognition with a 3.22 and 3.51 team GPA, respectively.