‘Women’s Sports’ Category

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Heacox And Willis Earn MIAC All-Conference Softball Honors

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2017 Softball postseason awards Monday afternoon. Representing Gustavus on the 2017 MIAC All-Conference Softball Team are pitcher/outfielder Hannah Heacox (Sr., Stillwater, Minn.), and pitcher/infielder Jena Willis (Sr., Kalispell, Mt.). Additionally, catcher Emily Carlson (Fy., Burnsville, Minn.) was recognized as an All-Conference Honorable Mention.

Hannah Heacox Named To NFCA All-Region Third Team

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released 360 players chosen for the 2017 NFCA Division III All-Region softball teams on Monday, with Gustavus softball pitcher/outfielder Hannah Heacox (Sr., Stillwater, Minn.) earning a spot on the Midwest Region Third Team.

Women’s Tennis Drops Region Title Match 5-1 To Chicago

The Gustavus women’s tennis team’s season came to an end Sunday at the NCAA regional championships, losing 5-1 to No. 9 University of Chicago. The Gusties reached the region title match for the first time since 2010 and finish the season 21-8 overall, while Chicago advances to the elite eight.

Women’s Track And Field Finishes 11th At MIAC Outdoor Championships

The Gustavus women's track and field team tallied 23.50 points to finish 11th at the 2017 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday at Hamline University.

Women’s Tennis Defeats Kenyon 5-3, Advances To NCAA Regional Final

The No. 38-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team defeated Kenyon College 5-3 on Saturday afternoon to advance to a NCAA Regional Final match for the first time since 2010.

Track & Field Men Sit In Second At MIAC Championships, Women 12th After Day One

The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams competed in day one of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships Friday, hosted by Hamline University. After the first day, the Gustie men sit in second place with 35 points, while the women are in 12th with 8.14 points. St. Thomas is in first place for both men and women.

Women’s Tennis Opens NCAA Play With Sweep Over St. Norbert

The No. 38-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team Friday began play at the NCAA Championships with a 5-0 regional quarterfinal win over St. Norbert. The Gusties swept doubles and followed with wins at Nos. 3 and 4 singles for the clean sweep, moving on to the regional semifinal tomorrow against the winner of Kenyon and Franciscan. Appearing in its 25th NCAA tournament, Gustavus now owns a 37-26 overall record in the national playoff and has reached the regional semifinal for the second year in a row.

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.