‘Volleyball’ Category

Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

The United States Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced Thursday that 1,333 collegiate and high school volleyball teams earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award this season. This marks an all-time record number of programs honored for their academic achievements. The award, initiated in the 1992–93 academic year, honors volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or 4.1 on a 5.0 scale. The Gustavus volleyball team earned recognition with the Team Academic Award for the seventh season in a row.

86 Gusties Named Fall Sport MIAC Academic All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its Academic All-Conference selections for the 2022 fall semester and 86 Gustavus student-athletes received distinction. 

Volleyball Lands Four on Academic All-District Team

The 2022 Academic All-District Volleyball Teams, selected by College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA), were released Tuesday and four Gustavus student-athletes received recognition for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.

Turn Named AVCA Third Team All-American, Sundberg Honorable Mention

Junior volleyball player Marlee Turn was named AVCA Third Team All-America and Maren Sundberg was named AVCA Honorable Mention All-America, the association announced Tuesday.

Gusties Land Three All-Region Honors

The AVCA announced its annual All-Regional awards on Friday, and the Gusties added three more honors to their post-season accolades, as Marlee Turn and Maren Sundberg picked up All-Region honors and Kasie Tweet was named All-Region Honorable Mention.

Gusties’ Season Ends in NCAA Regional Semifinal to UW-Whitewater

The Gusties' post-season run came to a close Friday night, falling to UW-Whitewater in the NCAA Regional Semifinal, 3-1. The Gusties finish their season with an overall record of 26-5.

Gusties Defeat UW-Eau Claire in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament

The No. 13 Gusties faced off against a familiar foe in the opening round of the NCAA Regional Tournament. UW-Eau Claire, the returning 2021 National Champions, were no match for the Gusties, who rolled to a 3-1 victory over the Blugolds Thursday afternoon to advance to the NCAA Regional Semifinals.

Olson, Turn, Tweet Earn All-Playoff Team Honors

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its All-Playoff Teams for Volleyball Tuesday afternoon, and there was no shortage of awards for the MIAC Champions Gustavus. Sydney Olson, Marlee Turn, and Kasie Tweet were all named to the All-Playoff Team. Turn, in addition to her Offensive Player of the Year honor from the week before, was named Tournament MVP for her efforts in the MIAC Semifinal and Championship. 

Volleyball Heads to Northwestern-St. Paul for NCAA Regional, Will Face UW-Eau Claire

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Monday announced the 64-team field for its Division III Volleyball Championship and Gustavus (25-4) is selected to face University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, hosted by Northwestern-St. Paul.

Volleyball Wins MIAC Playoff Championship in Five-Set Thriller

The No. 14 nationally-ranked Gusties played only one match to five sets in the regular season, a 3-2 victory over St. Olaf. History was destined to repeat itself Saturday night, as the Gusties emerged victorious in a five-set thriller, defeating St. Olaf to win the MIAC Playoff Championship and punch a ticket to the NCAA Tournament.