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Volleyball Hosts Saint Mary’s Saturday For Showdown Of MIAC’s Top Two

The Gustavus volleyball team is set to host Saint Mary's University at 3 p.m. Saturday in what may be a playoff preview. The Gusties enter the match with an overall record of 24-2 and are 10-0 in the MIAC, which has them locked as the No. 1 seed for playoffs, while the Cardinals are 19-8 overall and 8-2 in the league, and fighting for the No. 2 seed.

Volleyball Claims MIAC Title Outright, Tops Hamline In Four Sets

The Gustavus volleyball team claimed the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season championship outright Wednesday night as it defeated Hamline University in four sets 25-19, 25-27, 25-19 and 25-23. The conference title is Gustavus’ first since 1986 and fifth overall. The Gusties also extended their program record win streak to 24 matches and now own a 24-2 overall record with a 10-0 mark in the MIAC.

Volleyball Looks To Clinch MIAC Title Outright Tonight During Senior Night

The Gustavus volleyball team returns to the friendly confines of Gus Young Court at 7 p.m. tonight as it hosts Hamline University. The Gusties enter the match after a pair of five-set road victories to improve to 23-2 overall and 9-0 in the MIAC, while the Pipers are coming off a 3-1 win over St. Olaf last Saturday to move to 11-13 overall and 3-6 in the league. A Gustavus win tonight would clinch the MIAC regular season championship outright, which is the first conference title since 1986.

Alyssa Taylor Named MIAC Volleyball Hitter-Of-The-Week

The Gustavus volleyball team continued its remarkable run with a pair of huge five-set MIAC wins last week to clinch at least a share of the conference championship and extend its winning streak to 23 victories in a row. Leading the way was senior middle hitter Alyssa Taylor (Trimont, Minn./Martin County West), who accumulated 27 kills, a .230 hitting percentage, nine digs, eight blocks and two aces in the two victories. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Taylor Monday with the MIAC Volleyball Hitter-of-the-Week award.

Volleyball Erases Two-Set Deficit, Beats Saint Ben’s 3-2

UPDATE: After Saturday's results, Gustavus has clinched at least a share of the MIAC regular season championship. One more win or a loss by Saint Mary's would clinch an outright championship. This is Gustavus' first conference title since 1986 and fifth overall (1982, '84, '85, '86 and 2015).

Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller Over Concordia

The Gustavus volleyball team claimed a key road win Friday night as it defeated Concordia in a five-set thriller by scores of 22-25, 25-14, 25-17, 27-29 and 15-10. With the win, the Gusties extend their record win streak to 22 and improve to 22-2 overall and 8-0 in the MIAC.

Volleyball Hits The Road For Pair Of Key Conference Matches

The Gustavus volleyball team has hit the final stretch of the regular season with just four conference games remaining before playoffs. The Gusties - who are 21-2 overall and in first place in the MIAC with a 7-0 record - became to first team in the league to clinch a playoff berth. But there is still plenty to battle for with home court advantage and the regular season championship up for grabs.

Volleyball Sets Program Record For Consecutive Wins, Beats Simpson And Loras

A 31-year old record stands no longer as the Gustavus volleyball team won its 20th and 21st straight matches Saturday, setting a new program record for consecutive victories. The Gusties defeated both Simpson College and Loras College in straight sets, breaking the previous program record of 20 consecutive wins to start the 1984 season. The Gusties are now 21-2 on the season.

Volleyball Welcomes Macalester For Annual Dig Pink Match

The Gustavus volleyball team is set to host Macalester College at 7 p.m. Wednesday in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. The contest is designated as Gustavus’ annual ‘Dig Pink’ match to help raise awareness of breast cancer. The Gusties enter with an 18-2 overall record and 6-0 mark in the MIAC, while the Scots are 13-7 overall and 1-5 in the conference.

Volleyball Beats UW-Superior In Straight Sets, Win Streak Improves To 18

The Gustavus volleyball team won its 18th consecutive match Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court, defeating the University of Wisconsin-Superior in straight sets 25-15, 25-20 and 25-14. The non-conference win improves the Gusties' overall record to 18-2.