‘Volleyball’ Category

Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recently announced its Team Academic Awards for the 2020-2021 season and the Gustavus volleyball team received recognition.

Holtan Selected CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team

Gustavus senior Kate Holtan (Rochester) on Wednesday was selected to the 2020-21 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division III Volleyball Team. Holtan is one of six student-athletes on the Second Team, with 21 student-athletes from across the country comprising First, Second, and Third Teams. Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

237 Gusties Named MIAC Academic All-Conference

On Tuesday, the MIAC announced its Academic All-Conference Teams for the full 2020-21 academic year, which included a record 237 student-athletes from Gustavus.

Gustavus Set to Induct Nine New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Athletics has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2021 inductees include Beth DeLaRosby ’05 (swimming & diving), Doug Espenson ’05 (basketball), Tara Houlihan Whiting ’06 (tennis/volleyball), Bobby Kroog ’06 (soccer), Audrey Lenoch ’06 (softball), Lyndsey Palen Crossley ’06 (tennis), Amanda Parker ’05 (gymnastics), Ben Sherer ’06 (baseball), and Tom Thorkelson ’70 (coach).

Holtan Selected CoSIDA Academic All-District

Gustavus volleyball player Kate Holtan (Sr., Rochester) has been selected to the 2020-21 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team, which was announced Thursday. Academic All-District Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Volleyball Splits at Bethel Triangular

The Gustavus volleyball team split two matches at the Bethel Triangular on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties lost to Augsburg 25-18, 25-14, 25-18 but bounced back with a 25-21, 28-26, 15-25, 25-22 win over Bethel, moving to 4-2 overall.

Volleyball Battles for Comeback Victory at Saint Ben’s

Trailing 2-1 after three sets in Wednesday night’s match at Saint Benedict, the Gustavus volleyball team erased a 24-19 deficit in the fourth to force a fifth set and was able to complete the comeback with a 15-12 win in the final frame.

Wednesday Night Volleyball Postponed

Wednesday night’s (April 11) Gustavus volleyball home match against Saint Benedict is postponed due to COVID-19 testing protocols.

Volleyball Wins in Four Sets Against Hamline

The Gustavus volleyball team got back on track Tuesday night with a 3-1 victory over Hamline at Gus Young Court. The Gusties won by set scores of 25-16, 25-17, 17-25, and 25-21, improving to 2-1 overall.

Volleyball Drops Five-Set Heartbreaker to Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus volleyball team was able to force a fifth set Saturday in its home opener, but lost in the tiebreaker to Saint Mary’s to drop to 1-1 overall. The Gusties lost by scores of 25-18, 17-25, 25-27, 25-15, 13-15.