‘Women’s Hockey’ Category

Gustavus Set to Induct Nine New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Athletics has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2022 inductees include Brian Amundson ’07 (swimming & diving), Tim Brown ’04 (basketball), Scott Hagemeyer ’07 (swimming & diving), Hailey Harren ’07 (cross country/track & field), Joe Hartwell ’05 (soccer), Lauren Hom ’07 (tennis), Tony Konicek ’07 (baseball), Andrea Peterson ’07 (hockey), and Nicole LaVoi ’91 (benefactor).

Men’s and Women’s Hockey Players Honored as AHCA All-American Scholars

The American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) recently announced its sixth annual Krampade All-American Scholars with 12 student-athletes from the Gustavus men's and women's hockey teams receiving the academic honor.

197 Gusties Named MIAC Winter/Spring Academic All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its 2021-22 Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference honorees on Monday, which included 197 Gustavus student-athletes. 

Merila, Vrieze Selected CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Teams were announced Wednesday and Gustavus gymnast Brooke Merila (Sr., St. Michael) and hockey player Kayla Vrieze (Sr., Eagan) were selected First and Second Team Academic All-America, respectively. Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Four Gusties Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District

The 2021-22 Academic All-District Men's and Women's At-Large Teams, selected by CoSIDA, were released Thursday and four Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Men's tennis player Nick Aney (Sr., Rochester), women's swimmer Ellen Hofstede (Jr., Hopkins), gymnast Brooke Merila (Sr., St. Michael), and women's hockey player Kayla Vrieze (Sr., Eagan) all earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors, recognizing the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletic competition and in the classroom. 

Women’s Hockey Takes National Runner-Up in Improbable Overtime Thriller

Gustavus women’s hockey erased two deficits Saturday in the NCAA Division III championship game against Middlebury, with the second game-tying goal happening with just one-tenth of a second left in regulation, but the undefeated Panthers took home the title with an overtime goal. Gustavus ends the season with its first-ever NCAA second place finish at 25-4-2 overall.

Women’s Hockey Impressive in 5-1 Win Over Plattsburgh, Advances to First Ever NCAA Title Game

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey team defeated Plattsburgh State 5-1 in an NCAA Division III semifinal game on Friday afternoon at Middlebury College, advancing to the national championship game tomorrow night.

Preview: Women’s Hockey Set for NCAA Semifinal Game vs. Plattsburgh State

The Gustavus women's hockey team, making its ninth Frozen Four appearance, is set to take on Plattsburgh State today at 3 p.m. EST at Middlebury College. The Gusties enter the national semifinal with a 24-3-2 overall record after defeating UW-River Falls 5-3 in the quarterfinals, while the defending national champion Cardinals are 25-2-1 overall after beating Colby College 3-2 in overtime. 

Kayla Vrieze Wins NCAA Elite 90 Award for NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey

Kayla Vrieze (Sr., Eagan) of Gustavus women's hockey is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2022 NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Championship, which was announced Thursday by the NCAA.

Vrieze Named CCM/AHCA Women’s Division III First Team All-America

Gustavus senior defender Kayla Vrieze (Eagan) on Thursday earned West First Team honors on the CCM/AHCA Women's Division III All-America Hockey Team.