Entries tagged with ‘Featured Volleyball’

Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

The United States Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced Thursday that 1,333 collegiate and high school volleyball teams earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award this season. This marks an all-time record number of programs honored for their academic achievements. The award, initiated in the 1992–93 academic year, honors volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or 4.1 on a 5.0 scale. The Gustavus volleyball team earned recognition with the Team Academic Award for the seventh season in a row.

Turn Named AVCA Third Team All-American, Sundberg Honorable Mention

Junior volleyball player Marlee Turn was named AVCA Third Team All-America and Maren Sundberg was named AVCA Honorable Mention All-America, the association announced Tuesday.

Gusties Defeat UW-Eau Claire in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament

The No. 13 Gusties faced off against a familiar foe in the opening round of the NCAA Regional Tournament. UW-Eau Claire, the returning 2021 National Champions, were no match for the Gusties, who rolled to a 3-1 victory over the Blugolds Thursday afternoon to advance to the NCAA Regional Semifinals.

Volleyball Advances to MIAC Championship, Sweeps Saint Benedict 3-0

The Gusties hosted the five-seed Saint Benedict for a MIAC semifinal matchup Thursday night, and for the fourth time in as many matches, the Gusties posted a 3-0 sweep, punching their ticket to the MIAC Championship to be held in Saint Peter Saturday night. The Gusties posted set victories of 25-18, 25-13, and 25-22 to defeat the Bennies, extending their winning streak to 14.

Volleyball Earns Seven MIAC Honors

The MIAC announced its 2022 volleyball awards on Wednesday, highlighted by conference Offensive Player of the Year honors for Marlee Turn, Rookie of the Year honors for Maren Sundberg, and Coach of the Year honors for Rachelle Sherden. Turn and Sundberg added All-Conference honors to their accolades, while Sarah Elliott and Kasie Tweet both received the All-Conference nod as well.

Volleyball to Host Saint Benedict Thursday in MIAC Semifinal

The Gustavus volleyball team is set to host Saint Benedict at 7 p.m. Thursday for a MIAC semifinal playoff matchup at Gus Young Court. As the league’s No. 1 seed, the Gusties earned a first round bye while the fifth-ranked Bennies captured a 3-1 upset over No. 4 Bethel Tuesday night.