The Gustavus volleyball team is set to play in a tournament at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire today and tomorrow. The Gusties enter this weekend’s matches 15-4 overall and 6-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after a 3-1 victory over Macalester College on Wednesday. Today the Gusties will play back-to-back matches against No. 21 UW-Oshkosh followed by No. 22 UW-Eau Claire. On Saturday, the Gusties will face UM-Morris and No. 24 Northwestern to wrap up the UW-Eau Claire Tournament.
The Gustavus volleyball team used a number of big individual performances Wednesday to claim a 3-1 victory, 23-25, 25-15, 25-19, 26-24, at Macalester College in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action. The Gusties improve to 15-4 overall and 6-1 in the MIAC, while the Scots fall to 8-12 overall and 1-6 in the league.
The Gustavus volleyball team hopes to stay in the win column tonight as it travels to Macalester College for a 7 p.m. Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match. The Gusties enter the game as the No. 2 team in the league with a 5-1 record and are 14-4 overall, while the Scots are 10th in the standings at 1-5 and are 8-11 overall.
The Gustavus volleyball team got back to its winning ways Friday, shutting out Carleton 25-18, 25-23, 25-23 to improve to 14-4 overall and 5-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
The Gustavus volleyball team is back to the friendly confines of Gus Young Court on Friday as it hosts Carleton College. The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest begins at 7 p.m. and is designated as a Cancer Awareness match. Fans in attendance are encouraged to wear orange apparel in support of all cancer types. The Gustie volleyball team is dedicating the match in memory of the late Dan Rupar and his family, Deb, Daly, and Shaefer.
The Gustavus volleyball team suffered a 3-1 setback at the University of Wisconsin-Stout on Tuesday, falling to 13-4 overall. The Gusties lost by set scores of 25-23, 25-18, 18-25, 25-16.
Sophomore volleyball player Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) and senior men’s cross country runner Thomas Knobbe (Decorah, Iowa) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College September Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
Gustavus setter Nora Holtan (So., Rochester, Minn.) had another stellar week to earn her third MIAC Volleyball Setter/Libero-of-the-Week award in the season's first five weeks. The sophomore, who also won the honor on Sept. 12 and 19, had 100 assists (12.5 per set), 28 digs, 17 kills and three aces as the Gusties (13-3, 4-1 MIAC) went 1-1 against two of the conference's top teams. Thursday Holtan had 52 assists, 12 digs, seven kills and two aces in a 3-1 loss to Augsburg, then led her team to a 3-1 win over St. Thomas Saturday with a triple-double of 48 assists, 16 digs, 10 kills and an ace.
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The Gustavus volleyball team earned a bounce-back victory Saturday at St. Thomas, defeating the Tommies in four sets, 25-20, 25-23, 21-25, 25-18, improving to 13-3 overall and 4-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.