‘Women’s Sports’ Category

Volleyball Ranked No. 7 in AVCA Preseason Poll

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its Division III Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll on Tuesday and Gustavus is ranked No. 7 after reaching the NCAA quarterfinals last season and finishing with a 26-7 overall record.

Women’s Soccer set to host 4th Annual Run for Kicks 5k on Oct. 14

The Gustavus women’s soccer team is set to host its fourth annual Run for Kicks 5k fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 14. The race begins at 10 a.m. on the paved and limestone trails of the Linneaus Arboretum on west side of the Gustavus campus.

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 2018 inductees include Renee Beaudry ’03 (Soccer), Eric Butorac ’03 (Tennis), Meghan Donley ’00 (Tennis), Ryan Hoag ’03 (Football, Track & Field), Luke Speltz ’03 (Track & Field), Andy Traetow ’03 (Football), Jerry Washington ’03 (Track & Field), Kevin Whipple ’03 (Tennis), and Al Molde ‘66 (Benefactor).

Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its annual academic awards Thursday and both the Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field programs have been named All-Academic Teams. Additionally, Marisa Morgan (Rockford, Ill.) earned All-Academic status as an individual.

Women’s Tennis Boasts 10 ITA Scholar-Athletes, Named All-Academic Team

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association released its 2018 academic awards and the Gustavus women’s tennis team has 10 ITA Scholar-Athletes to comprise an All-Academic Team. Of 128 Division III teams that earned All-Academic Team status, Gustavus is one of nine programs to have at least 10 Scholar-Athletes.

Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recently announced its recipients of the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 academic year and Gustavus is one of 173 Division III teams to earn the award. This is the second consecutive year the Gusties have been recognized with the AVCA Team Academic Award. 

Leininger Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

Recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Sophie Leininger (Plymouth, Minn.) has been selected as a candidate for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Leininger was a four-year starter for the Gustavus women’s soccer team and the NCAA Woman of the Year nomination adds to a long list of accolades for the Wayzata product.

Women’s Golf Earns WGCA All-Scholar Top 25

The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced its top 25 teams with the highest team GPA for each NCAA division and Gustavus comes in at No. 25 in Division III with a 3.415 GPA. Ithaca College won the WGCA All-Scholar Team GPA Award with a 3.801 GPA. The Gusties and St. Catherine (No. 12) are the only two MIAC institutions to make the top 25.

Volleyball Celebrates 50th Season In 2018

The 2018 season marks a major milestone for the Gustavus volleyball program as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Gusties will recognize the 50th season with an alumnae celebration Saturday, Sept. 22 on the Gustavus campus. Activities will begin in the morning leading up to the Gusties’ match versus MIAC foe Bethel University at 2:30 p.m.

61 Gusties Named 2017-18 MIAC Winter/Spring Academic All-Conference

Student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) continue to achieve in both athletics and in the classroom. For the third consecutive year, the MIAC has recognized more than 1,000 student-athletes with Academic All-Conference honors with 61 Gustavus student-athletes receiving the distinction.