‘Women’s Sports’ Category

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Lauren Kershner Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Team

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Teams were released Thursday and Gustavus senior Lauren Kershner (Marine, Ill.) was named to the 11-member District 6 Team, which features student-athletes from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Katie Aney Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Team

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Teams were released Thursday and Gustavus junior Katie Aney (Rochester, Minn.) was named to the 11-member District 6 Team, which features student-athletes from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Meierhenry Named WGCA All-American Honorable Mention

The Women's Golf Coaches Association announced the 2016-17 student-athlete and coaches awards for Division III Women's Collegiate Golf on Wednesday. Gustavus women's golf standout Mae Meierhenry (Sr., Sioux Falls, S.D.) was recognized as a WGCA Division III All-American Honorable Mention.

Three Gusties Named MIAC Women’s Golf All-Conference, Meierhenry Senior Of The Year

The Gustavus women's golf trio of Mae Meierhenry (Sr., Sioux Falls, S.D.), Jessica Nelson (Jr., Plymouth, Minn.), and Kristen Cash (Fy., Roseville, Minn.) earned spots on the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Conference team, while Meierhenry was also named the MIAC Senior of the Year, announced on Thursday by the MIAC office.

Women’s Tennis Heads To Chicago For NCAA Regional, Faces St. Norbert

The NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Committee has selected the 49 teams that will compete in the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships. Gustavus (19-7) will compete in a seven-team regional, hosted by Chicago. Gustavus's first round match is against St. Norbert (23-11) Friday. Host Chicago has a first round bye, while teams in the region include Augustana (24-6), Coe (18-9), Kenyon (11-9), and Franciscan (13-4).

Women’s Tennis Advances To NCAA Tourney, Defeats Carleton For MIAC Playoff Title

For the second straight season, the No. 38 Gustavus women’s tennis team avenged a regular season loss to No. 37 Carleton by defeating the No. 1 seed on its home court for the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoff championship. The Gusties swept doubles and took two of four singles matches played to decision for a 5-2 victory, claiming the program’s seventh league playoff title since the MIAC initiated a postseason tournament in 2007.

Track & Field Competes At Hamline’s Meet Of The UnSaintly

A contingent of the Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams competed at Hamline’s Meet of the UnSaintly Saturday.

Women’s Tennis Advances To MIAC Championship, Defeats St. Thomas 5-1

The Gustavus women’s tennis team earned a trip the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a 5-1 victory over the University of St. Thomas Friday. The Gusties claimed two of three doubles matches and then won the first three singles to secure the victory. Gustavus improves to 18-7 overall, while the Tommies fall to 15-3.

Five Gusties Named Women’s Tennis All-Conference, Carlson Earns Chris Evert Award

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its women’s tennis postseason awards Thursday and five Gusties were recognized as All-Conference members. Cal Carlson (Sr., St. Peter, Minn.) highlighted the awards as she was honored with the Chris Evert Award, which annually recognizes a senior tennis student-athlete with outstanding sportsmanship and exemplary athletic, academic and humanitarian accomplishments.

Track & Field Competes At MSU-Mankato Twilight Meet

The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams Wednesday competed in the annual Minnesota State University-Mankato Twilight Meet, making preparations for the conference meet next week. The Gusties posted a number of quality performances, which are listed below. Other teams competing in the meet included Augustana, Martin Luther, MSU-Mankato, Sioux Falls, South Dakota State, and Southwest Minnesota State.