Athletics

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Softball Coaches Named NFCA Division III Midwest Region Staff Of The Year

The Gustavus Adolphus softball coaching staff was named the National Fastpitch Softball Association’s (NFCA) Midwest Coaching Staff-of-the-Year on Thursday. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Gustavus Adolphus softball coaching staff has been named the National Fastpitch Softball Association’s (NFCA) Midwest Coaching Staff-of-the-Year. NFCA Regional Coaching Staffs-of-the-Year are selected by member head coaches in the eight NCAA regions. Led by […]

 

Carolyn Draayer And Katie Olson Named Capital One Academic All-Americans

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Gustavus Adolphus women’s hockey player Carolyn Draayer (Sr., Deephaven, Minn.) and women’s swimmer Katie Olson (Sr., North Oaks, Minn.) have been named to the 2015 Capital One Academic All-America Division III At-Large Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must […]

 

David Lilly and Jenny Strom Named Gustavus Student-Athletes Of The Year

SAINT PETER, MINN. – Gustavus Adolphus senior soccer player David Lilly (Maple Grove, Minn.) and senior swimmer Jenny Strom (Rochester, Minn.) have been named the 2014-15 Gustavus Student Athletes-of-the-Year. The awards, which were voted on by the Gustavus head coaches and the Gustavus Sports Information Department, were announced last Friday and cap the 2014-15 academic year […]

 

Motasem ALhouni Named ITA’s Most Improved Player

SKILLMAN, N.J. – Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis player Motasem ALhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) has been named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s (ITA) Most Improved Player-of-the-Year, in its Division III National Awards that were announced May 20. More than 300 coaches participated in the award selection process, serving on regional and/or national selection committees. The award caps a decorated final […]

 

Gustie Athletics Unique Path Series—The Cancun Connection

In 2011, the Gustavus Adolphus football team took its first trip to Cancun, Mexico to compete against local club teams and perform service work, opening the doors for a unique athletic and academic opportunity for both Cancun natives and the Gustavus population. Saint Peter, Minn. – As a new addition to the Gustavus Adolphus athletic […]

 

Elizabeth Weiers Finishes 11th At NCAA Outdoor Track And Field Championships

Elizabeth Weiers finished in 11th place in the hammer throw at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday afternoon. CANTON, NY – Gustavus Adolphus track and field hammer specialist Elizabeth Weiers (Sr., Le Center, Minn.) finished in 11th place out of 21 throwers at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at St. […]

 

ALhouni, Saenz Eliminated From NCAA Doubles Tournament

Senior Motasem ALhouni saw his Gustavus career come to an end in the NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals on Friday MASON, OHIO – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis doubles team of Motasem ALhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) and Andres Saenz (So., Cancun, Mexico) was defeated in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Individual Doubles Tournament played at the Lindner […]

 

Elizabeth Weiers Earns Academic All-District Honors

Elizabeth Weiers became the seventh Gustavus student-athlete to earn CoSIDA Academic All-District honors in 2014-15 St. Peter, Minn. – The 2014-15 Capital Once Academic All-District Men’s and Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances […]

 

ALhouni, Saenz Advance In NCAA Individual Doubles Tourney

Andres Saenz (pictured) and partner Motasem ALhouni earned a come-from-behind victory in their first round matchup at the NCAA Individual Doubles Tournament. MASON, OHIO – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis tandem of Motasem ALhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) and Andres Saenz (So., Cancun, Mexico) were victorious in their first round matchup at the NCAA Individual Doubles Tournament […]

 

Elizabeth Weiers Named Winner Of Elite 89 Award For Second Straight Season

Liz Weiers has earned the NCAA Elite 89 for the second year in a row. Canton, New York – For the second year in a row, Gustavus Adolphus senior track and field athlete Elizabeth Weiers (Le Center, Minn.) has been named the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2014 NCAA Division III Track […]