‘Volleyball’ Category

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Gustie Volleyball Comes Away With Two More Sweeps In Oregon

The No. 24 ranked Gustavus volleyball took down two more opponents in just three sets each match during day two of the Oregon Trail Classic on Saturday, defeating Whitworth University and George Fox University to return home from the opening weekend with four wins. 

Volleyball Opens Season With Two Sweeps

The No. 24 ranked Gustavus volleyball team opened its 2017 campaign with two sweeps over Willamette University and Lewis & Clark College during day one of the Oregon Trail Classic on Friday.

2017 Volleyball Season Preview

The Gustavus volleyball team kicks-off the 2017 season this weekend, traveling to Portland and Newburg, Ore. to take part in the Oregon Trail Classic.

Volleyball Ranked No. 24 In AVCA Preseason Poll

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 2017 Division III Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll, in which the Gustavus volleyball team is ranked No. 24.

Gustie Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that 822 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2016-2017 season. This number breaks the previous year's total of 764 to set an all-time high. The Gustavus volleyball team was one of 150 Division III recipients of the award. 

Sophomore Sensations: Holtan, Sonnek Named 2016-17 Gustavus Student-Athletes Of The Year

One year removed from receiving the College’s Newcomer of the Year awards, volleyball setter Nora Holtan (So., Rochester, Minn.) and swimmer Tanner Sonnek (So., North Mankato, Minn.) are the 2016-17 Gustavus Student-Athletes of the Year.

32 Gusties Named 2016 Fall MIAC Academic All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) prides itself on the combined athletic and academic accomplishments of its talented student-athletes. No conference honor better exemplifies that commitment to balanced excellence than the MIAC Academic All-Conference award and, in the fall of 2016, the conference's student-athletes set a remarkable new standard with a record 381 student-athletes named Academic All-Conference.

2016 Gustavus Athletics Year In Review

2016 was another year filled with conference championships, national tournament appearances and spectacular individual performances both on and off the field of play for Gustavus athletics. Here’s a look back at numerous highlight events that occurred throughout the year.

Nora Holtan Named AVCA First Team All-America

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 36th annual All-America teams for Division III on Tuesday and Gustavus star setter Nora Holtan (So., Rochester, Minn.) has been named to the First Team, while Lauren Hanson (So., Redwood Falls, Minn.) received Honorable Mention. The awards will be presented Nov. 16 at the NCAA Division III Women's National Championship banquet in Oshkosh, Wis., where the 2016 Division III AVCA Player of the Year will be announced.

Volleyball’s Season Ends With Loss To Defending Champ Cal Lutheran

The Gustavus volleyball team’s season came to an end Friday at the NCAA regional semifinals, dropping a three-set match to defending national champion Cal Lutheran by scores of 25-15, 25-12, 25-23. The Gusties end their season 24-8 overall.