‘Women’s Sports’ Category

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Holtan Named All-American, Embacher Earns Honorable Mention

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its annual AVCA All-Americans awards on Tuesday and Gustavus is represented by Kate Holtan (Sr., Rochester) who was named third team All-American and Hailey Embacher (Sr., Mankato) was named honorable mention.

Swim and Dive Teams Win MIAC Duel at St. Olaf

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - The Gustavus swimming and diving teams were victorious in a conference meet at St. Olaf on Saturday. The Gustie women won 159-125, while the men impressed with marks of 220 to the Oles 77.

Women’s Hockey Completes Sweep at St. Kate’s, Wins 1-0

The No. 6-ranked Gustavus women's hockey team completed the series sweep over St. Catherine on Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 win, improving to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC. 

Men’s Cross Country Takes Eighth at NCAA Regional, Women Ninth

The Gustavus cross country teams culminated their seasons Saturday afternoon at the NCAA North Region Championships as the men took eighth out of 29 teams and the women took ninth out of 32 teams.

Volleyball’s Season Ends With Loss to UW-Eau Claire in NCAA Regional Semifinal

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The Gustavus volleyball team’s season came to an end Friday night at the NCAA regional semifinals, dropping a four-set match to the number one seed UW-Eau Claire by scores of 16-25, 16-25, 25-16, 16-25. The Gusties end their season 27-6 overall.

Women’s Hoops Drops Season Opener at Simpson

The Gustavus women’s basketball team started its 2021-22 season with an 85-61 non-conference loss at Simpson College on Friday night. Gustavus was limited to 38.5 percent shooting from the field, while Simpson converted at 48.6 percent.

Women’s Hockey Dominant in Home Opener

No. 6-ranked Gustavus women’s hockey erupted for five third period goals Friday night in the home and MIAC opener, defeating St. Catherine 7-0 to improve to 3-0 overall.

2021-22 Women’s Basketball Season Preview

The Gustavus women’s basketball team has a new look this season after graduating four seniors that played significant time on the court in recent years. The Gusties tip off the 2021-22 campaign at 7 p.m. Friday at Simpson College.

Holtan Breaks Kills Record, Volleyball Wins 3-1 Over Chicago in NCAA Regional First Round

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The Gustavus volleyball team stayed hot in its first round of the NCAA Regional Tournament in a 3-1 victory. The Gusties won the first set 25-16, dropped a 25-21 second set, and finished strong with a 25-22 third set and a 25-17 fourth. In her 22 kill performance, Kate Holtan (Sr., Rochester) broke the program kills record with 1,695 previously held by Val Flom with 1,684 (1983-86).

Embacher, Holtan Earn AVCA All-Region Honors

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its annual All-Region awards on Thursday and Gustavus is represented by Hailey Embacher (Sr., Mankato) and Kate Holtan (Sr., Rochester).