‘Volleyball’ Category

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Volleyball Wins A Pair At UW-Eau Claire Tournament

The Gustavus volleyball team competed in the UW-Eau Claire Invite on Saturday and came away with a pair of victories to improve to 10-2 overall. The Gusties opened the day with a shutout win over Lakeland and followed with a four-set win over Dominican.

Volleyball Travels To UW-Eau Claire Saturday For Two Matches

After beating Bethel 3-2 in the first Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game of the 2016 season, the Gustavus volleyball team travels to Eau Claire, Wis. on Saturday to take on Lakeland and Dominican, both Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference teams, in a tournament hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The Gusties enter the afternoon match against the Lakeland Muskies with an 8-2 overall record, while the Muskies are 5-2. The Dominican Stars have an overall record of 1-6. The Gusties play back-to-back matches, starting at 2 p.m. against the Muskies followed by a 4 p.m. match against the Stars.

Volleyball Opens MIAC Play With Five-Set Win Over No. 12 Bethel

The rematch of the 2015 MIAC Volleyball Championship didn’t disappoint Wednesday night as Gustavus upended No. 12-ranked Bethel University in a five-set thriller. The MIAC opener victory moves the Gusties to 8-2 overall and 1-0 in the league, while the Royals drop to 8-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference.

Volleyball Hosts No. 12 Bethel Tonight In Rematch Of 2015 MIAC Championship

After nine non-league games to start the season, the Gustavus volleyball team opens Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play at 7 p.m. tonight against No. 12-ranked Bethel University. The Gusties enter tonight’s match with a 7-2 overall record, while the Royals are 8-1. In the Sept. 13 AVCA Division III Poll, Bethel remained at the No. 12 spot, while the Gusties received votes but are four spots out of the top 25.

Nora Holtan Named MIAC Volleyball Setter Of The Week

Gustavus (7-2) won four of its five matches last week behind a big-time performance from setter Nora Holtan (So., Rochester, Minn.), who was named to the Loras All-Tournament Team for her performance. The sophomore setter finished with 203 assists (9.67 per set) and added 29 kills (.311 hitting percentage) and 35 digs in the five matches. She had at least 31 assists in each match, including a career-high 52 assists in a 3-2 win over No. 13-ranked Carthage and a 49-assist, 14-kill performance in a 3-2 victory over Wartburg. The Gusties also defeated Martin Luther (3-0) and Loras (3-0) and dropped a narrow 3-2 decision to Cornell.

Volleyball Wins Two, Finishes 3-1 at Loras College Invite

The Gustavus volleyball team defeated Wartburg College and Loras College Saturday at the Loras College Invitational. The Gusties finished with a 3-1 record during the tournament and move to 7-2 overall.

Volleyball Splits Day One At Loras College Invite

The Gustavus volleyball team split the opening day at the Loras College Invitational Friday in Dubuque, Iowa. The Gusties (5-2, 0-0 MIAC) began the day falling to Cornell College 2-3 but then defeated No. 13 ranked Carthage College 3-2.

Volleyball Wins Home Opener In Shutout Fashion Over Martin Luther

Playing in front of its home crowd for the first time this season, the Gustavus volleyball team didn’t disappoint, treating the fans to a straight-set victory (25-20, 25-17, 25-21) over Martin Luther College on Wednesday, improving to 4-1 overall.

Volleyball Caps Elmhurst Tournament With Pair Of Victories

The Gustavus volleyball team capped the Elmhurst Tournament with a pair of victories Saturday, defeating North Park 3-0 followed by a 3-1 win over Benedictine to improve to 3-1 overall.

Volleyball Splits Day One At Elmhurst Tournament Against Ranked Opponents

The Gustavus volleyball team kicked off its 2016 season Friday at the Elmhurst Tournament and split the first two games. The Gusties dropped a five-set heartbreaker to No. 18-ranked Elmhurst in game one, which ended 18-16 in the final set, and then bounced back with a five-set victory over No. 14 UW-Whitewater.