Archive for August, 2023

Aney, Nelson Receive DIIICA Regional Student-Athletes of the Year Honors

Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis student-athlete Nick Aney and women's track & field student-athlete Birgen Nelson were among 20 individuals from around NCAA Division III to be recognized as regional winners of the second annual Division III Commissioner’s Association (DIIICA) Student-Athlete of the Year awards, the organization announced on Monday.

Softball Has 12 Named NFCA Scholar-Athletes

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recently honored 12 Gustavus softball student-athletes as Easton/NFCA Scholar-Athletes for the 2022-23 academic year – Greta Dahlen, Grace Gardner, Olivia Guggenberger, Marah Hulke, Taylor Katzenmeyer, Lauren Lambert, Madi Mueller, Carly Nelson, Caitlin Olafsson, Piper Otto, Kayla Ruud, and Chloe Smallfield.

Women’s Basketball Earns WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) recently announced its Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll for the 2022-23 season and the Gustavus women’s basketball team earned recognition. Making their 18th appearance on the NCAA Division III honor roll, the Gusties were recognized as the team with the 20th-best cumulative grade point average in Division III at a 3.688.

MIAC nominates Nelson for NCAA Woman of the Year, Aney for DIIICA Men’s Sport Student-Athlete of the Year

Birgen Nelson has been selected as the MIAC’s nominee for both the NCAA and DIIICA Women’s Sport Student-Athlete of the Year awards, while fellow Gustie Nick Aney has been chosen as the conference’s nominee for the DIIICA Men’s Sport Student-Athlete of the Year honor.