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Donnelly, Nelson Selected CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-America Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams were announced Tuesday and Gustavus student-athletes Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina) and Elizabeth Donnelly (Sr., Langely, Wash.) were selected First and Second Team Academic All-America, respectively.

Gustavus Finishes 38th in Learfield Directors’ Cup Division III Standings

The final standings for the 2021-22 Learfield Directors' Cup in NCAA Division III were released Thursday and Gustavus finished in 38th place out of 326 institutions. Gustavus had nine teams compete in the NCAA postseason, accumulating 456 points in the Directors' Cup. 

Merila, Vrieze Selected CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Teams were announced Wednesday and Gustavus gymnast Brooke Merila (Sr., St. Michael) and hockey player Kayla Vrieze (Sr., Eagan) were selected First and Second Team Academic All-America, respectively. Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Aney Earns Second Consecutive CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team Honor

The 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-America Men's At-Large Teams were announced Tuesday and Gustavus men's tennis player Nick Aney (Sr., Rochester) was selected First Team Academic All-America. Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Chase Johnson Named Central Region ITA Assistant Coach of the Year

Gustavus men's tennis assistant coach Chase Johnson has been named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year, which was announced Wednesday. 

Pedersen Earns Third Team PING All-America, Ullan Honorable Mention

The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced its second, third, and honorable mention 2022 Division III PING All-America Teams on Thursday and two Gustavus golfers earned recognition. Jacob Pedersen (Sr., Minnetonka) earned Third Team honors while Max Ullan (Sr., Blaine) was selected as honorable mention. 

Hanson Garners ABCA/Rawlings and D3baseball.com First Team All-America Honors

Gustavus first baseman Jack Hanson (Sr., Minnetonka) was named First Team All-America by D3baseball.com, which was announced Wednesday morning. Hanson earns the program's fifth All-America honor and second consecutive after teammate Bryce Novak (Jr., Cleveland) was named Third Team All-America last season. Hanson is the first Gustie to receive First Team All-America honors since Tony Konicek repeated as a First Team selection in 2006 and 2007. 

Randy Stuckey Named WGCA Assistant Coach of the Year

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced the 2021-22 national coaching awards for Division III women’s collegiate golf on Tuesday and Gustavus assistant coach Randy Stuckey was named the Division III Golf Pride WGCA Assistant Coach of the Year. 

Hanson Named ABCA and D3baseball.com Region 9 Player of the Year, Mocchi and Novak Earn All-Region

The 2022 ABCA/Rawlings and D3baseball.com regional awards were released Tuesday and three Gustavus baseball players received recognition. Jack Hanson (Sr., Minnetonka) highlighted the honors by being named ABCA/Rawlings Region 9 Position Player of the Year and the D3baseball.com Region 9 Player of the Year. Ethan Mocchi (Sr., Champlin) was named Second Team All-Region by both ABCA/Rawlings and D3baseball.com, while Bryce Novak (Jr., Cleveland) was named Second Team by D3baseball.com and Third Team by ABCA/Rawlings. 

Women’s Track & Field Takes Fifth at NCAA Outdoor Championships

The Gustavus women's track & field team took fifth place at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute. The Gusties claimed All-America honors in all four events they competed in, highlighted by a national championship in the 100-hurdles by Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina).