‘Women’s Sports’ Category

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Donnelly, Nelson, Poe to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Gustavus women's track & field student-athletes Elizabeth Donnelly (Sr., Langely, Wash.), Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina), and Annika Poe (Jr., Buffalo) have qualified and will compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on May 26-28 in Geneva, Ohio.

Track & Field Sets School Records at UW-La Crosse Final Qualifier

A select group from Gustavus track & field competed Thursday at the UW-La Cross Final Qualifier with hopes of improving times and marks in order to qualify for next week's NCAA Outdoor Championships. 

Women’s Track & Field Sweeps MIAC Postseason Awards

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its women's outdoor track & field awards Thursday and Gustavus won the top four honors. Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina) won both the 2022 MIAC Outstanding Track Athlete and the 2022 Outstanding Performance of the Meet, while Annika Poe (Jr., Big Lake) was named the 2022 Outstanding Field Athlete and Aaron Lund earned 2022 Women's Coach of the Year. 

Four Gusties Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District

The 2021-22 Academic All-District Men's and Women's At-Large Teams, selected by CoSIDA, were released Thursday and four Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Men's tennis player Nick Aney (Sr., Rochester), women's swimmer Ellen Hofstede (Jr., Hopkins), gymnast Brooke Merila (Sr., St. Michael), and women's hockey player Kayla Vrieze (Sr., Eagan) all earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors, recognizing the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletic competition and in the classroom. 

Softball Garners Three on MIAC All-Conference Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its softball postseason awards on Tuesday and three Gustavus student-athletes were named All-Conference. Kaylyn Leonard (Sr., Plymouth), Madelyn Mueller (So., North Mankato), and Piper Otto (So., Brooklyn Park) were selected to the All-MIAC Team, while Rachel Kawiecki (Fy., Richfield) was named honorable mention. 

Women’s Track & Field Wins MIAC Championship, Men Take Fifth

For the first time in school history, the Gustavus women won the MIAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The Gusties totaled 139 points, clearing second place Saint Benedict by 22 points. The Gustie men took fifth place with 58.25 points.

Women’s Track & Field Sits in Fourth at MIAC Outdoor Championships, Men Seventh

Gustavus track & field kicked off the MIAC Outdoor Championships on Friday at Saint Mary's University with the women collecting 27 points to sit in fourth place, while the men accrued 13 points and are in seventh place. 

Four Gustie Golfers Earn All-Region Honors

Four Gustavus golfers earned All-Region honors this week. Emily Kratz (Sr., Edina) was named WCGA All-Region 3, while Jacob Pedersen (Sr., Minnetonka), Max Ullan (Sr., Blaine), and Wyatt Wasko (Jr., Lake Elmo) were named PING All-Region 6. 

Women’s Tennis Garners Four on All-MIAC Team, Carlson Selected Coach of the Year

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its women's tennis postseason awards on Tuesday and five Gusties were honored.

Ericson, Kratz, Regalado Named MIAC Women’s Golf All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its women's golf postseason awards on Monday and three Gusties received recognition. Seniors Erin Ericson (Onalaska, Wis.), Emily Kratz (Edina), and Sydney Regalado (Rosemount) were all named to the All-Conference Team.