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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.

Swim & Dive Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently announced that the Gustavus Adolphus College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have earned Scholar All-America honors for their efforts in the classroom during the Spring 2023 semester.  The Gustavus men and women were two of the 298 Division III programs to earn the honor after posting GPAs of 3.60 and 3.61 respectively.

Six Gusties Named WGCA All-American Scholars

The 2022-23 Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced its All-American Scholar Team earlier in the month, and six Gustavus women’s golfers were recognized with the honor. The six women were of 1,401 collegiate golfers from 378 programs recognized with this prestigious honor.

Track & Field Garners USTFCCCA Academic Awards

The Gustavus track & field teams recently earned multiple honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following the conclusion of the 2022 outdoor season. Seven Gusties received All-Academic Athlete recognition, while both the men’s and women’s squads were named All-Academic Teams. The Gustie men and women earned All-Academic Team recognition with a 3.22 and 3.51 team GPA, respectively.

178 Gusties Named Winter/Spring Sport MIAC Academic All-Conference

he Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its Academic All-Conference selections for the 2022-23 winter and spring seasons and 178 Gustavus student-athletes received distinction.

Nelson Earns Third Consecutive CSC Academic All-America Honor

The 2023 College Sports Communicators (CSC, formerly CoSIDA) Academic All-America Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams were announced Wednesday and Gustavus's national champion Birgen Nelson (Sr., Edina) has been selected First Team Academic All-America.

Kayla Vrieze Selected CSC Academic All-America

The 2023 College Sports Communicators (CSC, formerly CoSIDA) Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Teams were announced Thursday and Gustavus hockey player Kayla Vrieze (Sr., Eagan) has been selected First Team Academic All-America.

Gustavus Finishes 30th in Learfield Directors’ Cup Division III Standings

The final standings for the 2022-23 Learfield Directors’ Cup in NCAA Division III were released Tuesday and Gustavus finished in 30th place out of 323 qualified institutions. Gustavus had eight teams compete in the NCAA postseason, accumulating 520.5 points in the Directors’ Cup.

Dahlen Named Rawlings Gold Glove Award Recipient

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Gustavus softball right fielder Greta Dahlen (So., West Des Moines, Iowa) was one of nine players to be named a 2023 Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipient, presented by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). This is the inaugural year for the award at the Division III level, and is presented to the […]

Fouchier and Budde Earn ITA Men’s Tennis Regional Awards

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2023 Division III Men's Regional Awards, and two Gustavus players earned recognition. Seniors Daniel Fouchier and Alex Budde were both recognized for their excellence on the court and in their communities throughout the season. Fouchier was named the winner of the Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award, while Budde was named ITA Most Improved Senior.