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Cash, Meierhenry, Nelson Named WGCA All-American Scholars

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars were announced today with a total of 952 women’s collegiate golfers recognized and three Gustavus women's golfers included on the list.

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.

63 Gusties Recognized As MIAC Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference

Student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) continue to achieve in both athletics and the classroom. For the second consecutive year, the MIAC has recognized more than 1,000 student-athletes with Academic All-Conference honors.

Women’s Hockey Enjoys Ninth Annual Golf Outing

The Gustavus women’s hockey team welcomed alumni, family, and friends to its annual golf tournament on June 19 at the Le Sueur Country Club. The annual tourney helps raise funds for the women’s hockey program, which mostly includes general expenditures.

Carston Dammann Named CoSIDA Academic All-American

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams were released Thursday and Gustavus senior Carston Dammann (Lake City, Minn.) was named to the 15-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.

Swimming & Diving Receives CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of American (CSCAA) has recognized both the Gustavus men's and women's swimming & diving teams as Scholar All-Americans. The awards are in recognition of teams and athletes that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2017 Spring Semester. The Gustie men achieved a 3.24 team GPA during the spring semester, while the women posted a 3.33 GPA and saw four swimmers listed on the Scholar All-America team.

Brenden Huber Named Head Cross Country Coach

The Gustavus cross country and track & field programs will see a shift in coaching responsibilities, Athletics Director Tom Brown announced today. Brenden Huber, who has been the lead assistant for the men’s and women’s cross country and track & field teams the past eight years, has been promoted to head men’s and women’s cross country coach. Dale Bahr, head coach for both the cross country and track & field programs the past eight years, will now focus his attention solely on the men’s and women’s track & field teams. Huber will remain as the lead assistant for the track & field program.

Alhouni And Whaling Named ITA All-America

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently announced its 2017 Division III All-Americans, with Gustavus men's tennis No. 1 singles player Mohanad Alhouni (Jr., Tripoli, Libya) earning a spot on the singles team while the duo of Alhouni and Patrick Whaling (So., Manikob Sabot, Va.) were selected to the doubles team.

Football Enjoys Team Bonding During Canadian Service Training Trip

The Gustavus football team wrapped up spring practice May 30, which culminated with a service-training trip to Minnesota’s North Shore and into southern Canada. The international trip allowed the team an additional ten practices and were allowed to wear full pads and participate in full contact drills this spring. While on the trip, the Gusties shut down electronic devices and spent four days competing, serving the local communities, making personal connections, camping, and exploring nature.

Katie Aney Named CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America At-Large Teams were released Tuesday and Gustavus women’s tennis junior Katie Aney (Rochester, Minn.) was named to the 17-member Second Team, which features student-athletes who participated in fencing, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, rowing, swimming, tennis, and water polo. The CoSIDA Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.