‘Women’s Sports’ Category
The Gustavus women’s soccer team continues on the road Thursday as they take on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire at Bollinger Fields in Eau Claire, Wis.
The Gustavus volleyball team returns to Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play tonight at St. Olaf. The Gusties enter the match with a 10-2 overall record and 1-0 mark in the MIAC, while the Oles are 7-7 overall and 0-1 in the league. Tonight’s match begins at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast online via the St. Olaf live streaming portal.
Nora Holtan (So., Rochester, Minn.) earned her second-straight MIAC Volleyball Setter/Libero-of-the-Week award as she led the Gusties to a 3-0 mark last week with 120 assists (10.00 per set), 26 digs and 22 kills. Holtan had a career night in the team's 3-2 upset of No. 12 Bethel to open MIAC play. The sophomore recorded an impressive triple-double with 55 assists (11.00 per set), had 16 kills with no errors (.593), and 22 digs, all career-highs for Holtan. She went on to add 65 assists over the weekend in a 3-0 win over Lakeland and a 3-1 win over Dominican to help her team improve to 10-2 this season (1-0 MIAC).
The Gustavus women’s golf team took 10th place out of 14 teams at the Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic on Sunday, carding a two-round total of 657 (+81). The Gusties shot a 332 on Saturday and a 325 on Sunday. Indiana Tech won the event with a 618, Wittenberg took second one stroke behind, and host DePauw placed third with a 632.
The Gustavus women’s golf team sits in 10th place out of 14 teams after day one at the Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic, which took place at Deer Creek Golf Club on Saturday. The Gusties shot a 332, which is 32 strokes behind the leader Wittenberg University. Indiana Tech is in second place with a 312, while Illinois Wesleyan is in third, shooting a 318.
The Gustavus women’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday at St. Olaf by the score of 3-1, dropping to 4-1-1 overall and 1-1-0 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The three goals against also marked the first goals scored against the Gusties all season.
The Gustavus volleyball team competed in the UW-Eau Claire Invite on Saturday and came away with a pair of victories to improve to 10-2 overall. The Gusties opened the day with a shutout win over Lakeland and followed with a four-set win over Dominican.
The Gustavus women’s cross country team took 11th place out of 23 teams at the St. Olaf Invitational on Saturday, scoring 371 points. Minnesota-Duluth took first, Carleton placed second, and host St. Olaf came in third.
After beating Bethel 3-2 in the first Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game of the 2016 season, the Gustavus volleyball team travels to Eau Claire, Wis. on Saturday to take on Lakeland and Dominican, both Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference teams, in a tournament hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The Gusties enter the afternoon match against the Lakeland Muskies with an 8-2 overall record, while the Muskies are 5-2. The Dominican Stars have an overall record of 1-6. The Gusties play back-to-back matches, starting at 2 p.m. against the Muskies followed by a 4 p.m. match against the Stars.
Fresh off a team championship finish at the Blugold Invitational, Gustavus women's golf travels to Clayton, Ind. September 17-18 to take part in the Dan Quayle Collegiate Golf Classic.