Entries tagged with ‘all-america’

Pedersen Named PING First Team All-America

The Division III PING All-America Teams were announced Wednesday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) and Gustavus junior Jacob Pedersen (Minnetonka) has been named to the nine-member First Team. Pedersen earns the Gustavus men’s golf program’s 47th All-America honor and first since Alex Kolquist and Tyler McMorrow during the 2012-13 season.

Four Gusties Earn USTFCCCA All-America Honors

The USTFCCCA announced its All-America awards for the 2020 indoor season on Tuesday and four Gustavus student-athletes received the honor -  Steven Orzolek (So., Darwin), Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover), Birgen Nelson (Fy., Edina), and Tierney Winter (Sr., Waterville).

Pedersen Named Division III PING All-America Honorable Mention

The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Wednesday released the 2020 NCAA Division III PING All-America Team and Gustavus sophomore Jacob Pedersen (Minnetonka) was selected All-America honorable mention.

Seven Swimmers Named to CSCAA All-American Team

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its All-American teams for the 2019-20 season on Wednesday and seven Gustavus student-athletes were selected for the honor.

Hensch Earns All-America, Takes Eighth in Discus at NCAA Championships

Gustavus thrower Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) took eighth place in the discus at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Thursday, earning All-America status. Hensch’s second attempt landed at 160-09 (49.00m), which was his best mark of the event. Hensch had the best throw out of 10 competitors in the first flight and was able to advance to the finals as his mark beat three competitors in the second flight.

Sonnek Earns Second-Straight All-America Award In 100 Breaststroke

For the second consecutive year, Tanner Sonnek (Jr., North Mankato, Minn.) finished seventh in the 100 breaststroke at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships to earn All-America status. Sonnek touched the wall in 54.85 after posting a preliminary time of 54.95 in the morning session.

Kopp Claims NCGA Floor Championship With Program Record 9.85

After becoming an All-American in the all-around Friday at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championships, Alex Kopp (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) continued to impress Saturday during the individual events. Kopp tied for first on the floor with a program record 9.850, claiming the 32nd national event title in program history. Kopp is the first Gustie to win a national event since Alyssa Cox won the vault in 2003, and first to win the floor (eighth overall) since Molly Nemes in 2001.

Alyssa Taylor Named AVCA Third Team All-America

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Tuesday announced its 35th annual All-America teams for NCAA Division III and Gustavus Adolphus College senior middle hitter Alyssa Taylor (Trimont, Minn.) has been named to the Third Team. Taylor becomes just the fifth Gustie to earn All-America honors, and first since 1986, in the 47-year history of the program. Taylor joins Amy LeClaire-Sachs (1984) Linn Erickson (1985, ’86), Valerie Flom (1985, ’86) and Deborah Jungwirth (1986) as the only Gusties to be named All-America.

Football’s Jeffrey Dubose Named D3football.com All-America Honorable Mention

Photo courtesy of Caleb Williams - d3photography St. Peter, Minn. – Gustavus Adolphus senior running back Jeffrey Dubose (St. Paul, Minn.) has been named a 2013 D3football.com All-America Honorable Mention selection following a senior season that saw him re-write the Gustavus football record books. Dubose was one of eight players from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic […]

Lindsey Hjelm Adds D3hockey.com Recognition To Senior Season Accolades

St. Peter, Minn. – Gustavus Adolphus women’s hockey senior Lindsey Hjelm (Sr., North Oaks, Minn.) added even more recognition to her already storied career on Tuesday when D3hockey.com released its All-America and All-Region awards.  Hjelm was named to the All-America First Team and was also crowned the West Region Player-of-the-Year following a senior season that […]