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Volleyball Captures NCAA Region Title, Advances To ‘Elite 8’

Gustavus volleyball punched its ticket to the NCAA quarterfinals Saturday night, upsetting region host and No. 1 seed Northwestern-St. Paul in four sets. The Gusties captured their first region championship in program history and reach the “Elite 8” for the first time since 1984.

Volleyball Advances To Region Championship, Defeats Wartburg In Four Sets

For the first time in the 49-year history of Gustavus volleyball, the Gusties have advanced to a NCAA region championship match – also distinguished as the “Sweet 16” – after defeating Wartburg College in four sets Friday evening at the Ericksen Center on the campus of the University of Northwestern-St. Paul.

Holtan Sisters Highlight AVCA Volleyball Regional Awards

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its regional awards Thursday afternoon, with Nora Holtan (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and Kate Holtan (Fy., Rochester, Minn.) named to the Division III All-Region Central Team, Kate named Central Region Freshman of the Year, and Brittany Luethmers (Jr., Prior Lake, Minn.) receiving honorable mention honors.

Trio Of Gusties Headline MIAC Volleyball Awards

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2017 Volleyball Awards on Wednesday and Gustavus took home four All-Conference awards, as well as the top honor of Player of the Year, the Co-Defensive Player of the Year, and the Rookie of the Year. Nora Holtan (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) received her second-straight MIAC Player of the Year award, Brittany Luethmers (So., Prior Lake, Minn.) earned Co-Defensive Player of the Year honors, and Kate Holtan (Fy., Rochester, Minn.) was named the Rookie of the Year. Hanna Albers (Jr., St. Louis, Mo.) joins the trio on the 2016 All-Conference Team.

Gusties Knocked Out By Auggies In MIAC Volleyball Playoff Quarterfinal

The No. 3-seeded Gustavus volleyball team was upset by the No. 6 seed Augsburg University in a 3-1 loss Tuesday evening at Gus Young Court during a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoff quarterfinal match.

Volleyball Clinches Playoff Spot With Sweep Over Saint Mary’s

The No. 16-ranked Gustavus volleyball team swept Saint Mary's University during the regular season finale at Gus Young Court Saturday afternoon to clinch a spot in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs.

Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller Over Augsburg

The No. 16-ranked Gustavus volleyball team battled back to take win in five sets over Augsburg University during senior night Wednesday evening at Gus Young Court, improving to 22-5 overall and 7-3 in the MIAC.

Volleyball Falls 3-1 At Saint Benedict

The No. 11-ranked Gustavus volleyball team dropped its second consecutive match Saturday afternoon, falling in four sets at the College of Saint Benedict. 

Gustie Volleyball Concludes Wartburg Invite With Two More Wins

The No. 11-ranked Gustavus volleyball team earned two more wins during the final day of the Wartburg College Invitational on Saturday, defeating Wartburg College 3-1 and Luther College 3-0.

Volleyball Opens Wartburg Invite With 3-1 Win Over UW-La Crosse

The No. 11-ranked Gustavus volleyball team earned a 3-1 comeback victory over the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Friday evening during its opening match of the Wartburg College Invitational.