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MIAC Selects Holtan as NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee

Recent Gustavus graduate Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) has advanced one more step in the nomination process for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year. The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced Monday that Holtan is one of two former student-athletes to serve as the league’s nominees, joining Carleton’s Ziyi Wang.

Aaron Lund Named Head Track & Field Coach at Gustavus Adolphus College

Gustavus Adolphus College Athletic Director Tom Brown announced Tuesday that Aaron Lund has been chosen to become the new head coach for the men’s and women’s track & field programs, starting Aug. 1. Lund comes to Gustavus after serving as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Whittier College (Calif.) for the past three years.

68 Gusties Recognized as 2018-19 MIAC Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) on Thursday announced its 2018-19 Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference Teams, which included 68 Gustavus student athletes. Combined with the 427 MIAC Fall-sport athletes who were honored in January, the overall total of Academic All-Conference selections for the 2018-19 academic year sets a new Conference-high of 1,172, surpassing the previous record of 1,111, set last June.

Holtan Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

Recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) has been selected as a candidate for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Holtan was a three-time First Team All-American for the Gustavus volleyball team and the NCAA Woman of the Year nomination adds to a long list of accolades for the Rochester product.

Swim & Dive Teams Named CSCAA Scholar All-America

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) has named the Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams to its Scholar All-America team for the Spring 2019 Semester.

Johnson, O’Neil Named CoSIDA Academic All-America

Gustavus tennis student-athletes Chase Johnson (Sr., Golden Valley, Minn.) and Michael O’Neil (Jr., Edina, Minn.) have been selected to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III At-Large Second Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Nora Holtan, Michael Hensch Selected as 2018-19 Gustavus Athletes of the Year

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 19th Annual Gustavus Athlete of the Year awards. The 2018-19 recipients are volleyball setter Nora Holtan (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) and track & field thrower/football defensive end Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.).

Football Quarterly Newsletter – Summer Update

See below for the latest issue of the Gustie Football Quarterly (click to enlarge). PDF version

Freeman Named CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III softball teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), were released Tuesday and Gustavus junior Aly Freeman (Omaha, Neb.) was named to the 12-member Third Team.

Hensch Takes Bronze in Hammer at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Gustavus men’s thrower Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) capped his decorated collegiate career with an All-American third place finish in the hammer throw at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.