‘Volleyball’ Category

Volleyball Celebrates 50th Season with Straight-Set Win over Bethel, Holtan Reaches 4,000 Assists

During its 50th season celebration Saturday, the No. 12 Gustavus volleyball team defeated Bethel in straight sets at Gus Young Court, improving to 12-2 overall and 3-0 in the MIAC. The Gusties won by scores of 25-13, 25-21, and 25-15, handing the Royals their first conference loss of the season (12-3, 2-1 MIAC). Nora Holtan (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) finished with 27 assists and moved into second place in the Gustavus record books with 4,023 career assists.

Volleyball Runs Away with Straight-Set Victory at Carleton

The No. 12 Gustavus volleyball team made quick work of Carleton on Wednesday night, winning in straight sets 25-14, 25-22, and 25-10. The victory moves the Gusties to 11-2 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC, while the Knights fall to 10-2 overall and 1-1 in the league.

Volleyball Back to MIAC Play Wednesday Night at Carleton

The No. 12 Gustavus volleyball team returns to MIAC action Wednesday night as it travels to Carleton for a 7 p.m. match. The Gusties enter with a 10-2 overall record and 1-0 mark in the MIAC, while Carleton is 10-1 overall and 1-0 in the league.

Volleyball Finishes Sandy Schumacher Memorial with Pair of Wins, Holtan Gets 1000th Dig

After suffering a five-set loss to UW-Eau Claire last night, the No. 9 Gustavus volleyball team responded with a pair of victories Saturday at the Sandy Schumacher Memorial. The Gusties beat Edgewood in straight sets 25-19, 25-15, 25-21 and followed with a four-set victory over Lakeland 16-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-22, improving to 10-2 overall.

Volleyball Starts Sandy Schumacher Memorial with Five Set Loss

The No. 9 Gustavus volleyball team lost a five-set match (18-25, 19-25, 25-19, 25-18, 13-15) Friday night against UW-Eau Claire, host of the Sandy Schumacher Memorial.

Volleyball Beats Hamline in Straight Sets

The No. 9 Gustavus volleyball team Wednesday began conference play with a straight-set victory over Hamline. The Gusties won by scores of 25-15, 25-14, and 25-23 to improve to 8-1 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC.

Volleyball Hosts Hamline Wednesday Night in MIAC Opener

The No. 9 Gustavus volleyball team finally gets to play at the friendly confines of Gus Young Court tonight as it hosts Hamline in the MIAC opener at 7 p.m. The Gusties are 7-1 overall after winning the Loras Invitational last weekend, while the Pipers are 5-1, most recently defeating Marian 3-0 last Saturday.

Hanson, Holtan earn MIAC Volleyball Players of the Week Honors

Gustavus volleyball seniors Lauren Hanson (Redwood Falls, Minn.) and Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) have been named MIAC Volleyball Hitter and Setter of the Week, respectively.

Volleyball Wins Loras Invite, Defeats No. 14 Northwestern and Loras

The No. 9 Gustavus volleyball team completed a perfect 4-0 run at the Loras Invitational on Saturday, defeating No. 14 Northwestern-St. Paul in five sets followed by a 3-1 win over host Loras to improve to 7-1 overall. The Gusties won their first two matches at the invitational on Friday night as well.

Volleyball Starts Loras Invite with Pair of Wins, Hanson Joins 1,000-Kill Club

The No. 9-ranked Gustavus volleyball team started the Loras Invitational with a pair of wins Friday. The Gusties dropped only the second frame against Dominican and rallied to win in four sets, followed by a shutout victory over Dubuque, improving to 5-1 overall. With 20 kills on the day, Lauren Hanson (Sr., Redwood Falls, Minn.) became the 14th member of Gustavus’s 1,000-kill club.