‘Men’s Sports’ Category

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.

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.

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.

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., […]

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.

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.

178 Gusties Named Winter/Spring Sport MIAC Academic All-Conference

he Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its Academic All-Conference selections for the 2022-23 winter and spring seasons and 178 Gustavus student-athletes received distinction.

Fouchier and Budde Earn ITA Men’s Tennis Regional Awards

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2023 Division III Men's Regional Awards, and two Gustavus players earned recognition. Seniors Daniel Fouchier and Alex Budde were both recognized for their excellence on the court and in their communities throughout the season. Fouchier was named the winner of the Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award, while Budde was named ITA Most Improved Senior.