Archive for CJ Siewert

Football Hosts 27th Annual Golf Tourney, Builds Excitement For 2017 Season

The Gustavus football team welcomed more than 160 alumni, family and friends to its 27th annual golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 4 at Shoreland Country Club.

Women’s Tennis Earns ITA Academic Awards

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2017 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes last week. In all, 720 teams and 3,908 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored. The Gustavus women’s tennis team earned the All-Academic Team award as well as four Gusties earning the Scholar-Athlete award.

Gustavus Set To Induct Nine New Members Into Athletics Hall Of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2017 inductees include Brian Bergstrom ’02 (Football), Ryan Britz ’00 (Football), Sarah Garrison Moe ’02 (Hockey), Alicia Golembeski ’02 (Golf), Chad Gustafson ’01 (Golf), Brad Mazer ’02 (Baseball), Brenda Magoba ’97 (Track & Field), Rauha Rahkola ’97 (Cross Country/Track & Field), and Jerry Connolly (Coach). This group will be honored at the Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet, which will be held in Alumni Hall on Saturday, Sept. 23, following the Homecoming football game against Hamline at 1 p.m.

Sophomore Sensations: Holtan, Sonnek Named 2016-17 Gustavus Student-Athletes Of The Year

One year removed from receiving the College’s Newcomer of the Year awards, volleyball setter Nora Holtan (So., Rochester, Minn.) and swimmer Tanner Sonnek (So., North Mankato, Minn.) are the 2016-17 Gustavus Student-Athletes of the Year.

Carston Dammann Named CoSIDA Academic All-American

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams were released Thursday and Gustavus senior Carston Dammann (Lake City, Minn.) was named to the 15-member Second Team. The CoSIDA Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Brenden Huber Named Head Cross Country Coach

The Gustavus cross country and track & field programs will see a shift in coaching responsibilities, Athletics Director Tom Brown announced today. Brenden Huber, who has been the lead assistant for the men’s and women’s cross country and track & field teams the past eight years, has been promoted to head men’s and women’s cross country coach. Dale Bahr, head coach for both the cross country and track & field programs the past eight years, will now focus his attention solely on the men’s and women’s track & field teams. Huber will remain as the lead assistant for the track & field program.

Football Enjoys Team Bonding During Canadian Service Training Trip

The Gustavus football team wrapped up spring practice May 30, which culminated with a service-training trip to Minnesota’s North Shore and into southern Canada. The international trip allowed the team an additional ten practices and were allowed to wear full pads and participate in full contact drills this spring. While on the trip, the Gusties shut down electronic devices and spent four days competing, serving the local communities, making personal connections, camping, and exploring nature.

Katie Aney Named CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America At-Large Teams were released Tuesday and Gustavus women’s tennis junior Katie Aney (Rochester, Minn.) was named to the 17-member Second Team, which features student-athletes who participated in fencing, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, rowing, swimming, tennis, and water polo. The CoSIDA Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Hensch Takes 17th In Javelin At NCAA Championships

Gustavus men’s throwing specialist Michael Hensch (So., North Branch, Minn.) took 17th place in the javelin Thursday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships. Hensch’s throw registered at 182-10. Seth Nonnenmacher, a junior from George Fox, won the event with a heave of 227-1 setting a new stadium record at the SPIRE Institute.

Carston Dammann Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country Team

The 2016-17 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams were released Thursday and Gustavus senior Carston Dammann (Lake City, Minn.) was named to the 10-member District 6 Team, which features student-athletes from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.