‘Volleyball’ Category

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Volleyball Closes Trinity National Invitational With Two Wins

The Gustavus volleyball team wrapped up play at the Trinity National Invitational on Saturday with a pair of wins to improve to 3-1. The Gusties beat Aurora 3-1 and then swept Cabrini in straight sets.

Volleyball Splits Opening Day at Trinity National Invitational

The No. 7 Gustavus volleyball team opened its 2018 season Friday by splitting a pair of matches at the Trinity National Invitational. The Gusties swept UW-Stevens Point 3-0 and then dropped a matchup of nationally ranked teams to No. 11 Trinity 3-1.

2018 Volleyball Season Preview

One season removed from the program’s first NCAA regional championship and an appearance at the national quarterfinals, the Gustavus volleyball team has turned the page and is embarking on a monumental milestone as it celebrates its 50th season this year. Excitement is building for the anniversary celebration, which will take place Sept. 22, as alumni, family, and friends of the program will celebrate a proud history of Gustavus volleyball.

Volleyball Ranked No. 7 in AVCA Preseason Poll

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its Division III Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll on Tuesday and Gustavus is ranked No. 7 after reaching the NCAA quarterfinals last season and finishing with a 26-7 overall record.

Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recently announced its recipients of the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 academic year and Gustavus is one of 173 Division III teams to earn the award. This is the second consecutive year the Gusties have been recognized with the AVCA Team Academic Award. 

Volleyball Celebrates 50th Season In 2018

The 2018 season marks a major milestone for the Gustavus volleyball program as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Gusties will recognize the 50th season with an alumnae celebration Saturday, Sept. 22 on the Gustavus campus. Activities will begin in the morning leading up to the Gusties’ match versus MIAC foe Bethel University at 2:30 p.m.

Nora Holtan, Mohanad Alhouni Named 2017-18 Gustavus Athletes of the Year

Another successful year of Golden Gustie athletics is in the books and to officially close out the 2017-18 academic year, the Athletics Department is proud to announce volleyball setter Nora Holtan (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and tennis ace Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) as winners of the 18th Annual Gustavus Athlete of Year awards.

Volleyball, Women’s Hockey Add Former All-American Gusties To Coaching Staffs

Two Gustavus women’s athletic teams that competed in their respective NCAA Championships last season have bolstered their coaching staffs with All-American graduates of the College. Alyssa Taylor ‘15 and Kirstin Peterson ’11 have been named assistant coaches for volleyball and women’s hockey, respectively.

38 Gusties Recognized As Fall Academic All-Conference

For the sixth consecutive year, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) has honored a record number of fall sport student-athletes with Academic All-Conference recognition.

Nora Holtan Named CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Volleyball Teams were announced Wednesday morning and Gustavus junior setter Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) has been named to the seven-member Second Team. The CoSIDA Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.