Entries tagged with ‘gustavus volleyball’

Volleyball Ranked No. 7 in AVCA Preseason Poll

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its Division III Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll on Tuesday and Gustavus is ranked No. 7 after reaching the NCAA quarterfinals last season and finishing with a 26-7 overall record.

Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recently announced its recipients of the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 academic year and Gustavus is one of 173 Division III teams to earn the award. This is the second consecutive year the Gusties have been recognized with the AVCA Team Academic Award. 

Volleyball Celebrates 50th Season In 2018

The 2018 season marks a major milestone for the Gustavus volleyball program as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Gusties will recognize the 50th season with an alumnae celebration Saturday, Sept. 22 on the Gustavus campus. Activities will begin in the morning leading up to the Gusties’ match versus MIAC foe Bethel University at 2:30 p.m.

Nora Holtan, Mohanad Alhouni Named 2017-18 Gustavus Athletes of the Year

Another successful year of Golden Gustie athletics is in the books and to officially close out the 2017-18 academic year, the Athletics Department is proud to announce volleyball setter Nora Holtan (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and tennis ace Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) as winners of the 18th Annual Gustavus Athlete of Year awards.

Volleyball, Women’s Hockey Add Former All-American Gusties To Coaching Staffs

Two Gustavus women’s athletic teams that competed in their respective NCAA Championships last season have bolstered their coaching staffs with All-American graduates of the College. Alyssa Taylor ‘15 and Kirstin Peterson ’11 have been named assistant coaches for volleyball and women’s hockey, respectively.

Nora Holtan Named CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Volleyball Teams were announced Wednesday morning and Gustavus junior setter Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) has been named to the seven-member Second Team. The CoSIDA Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Volleyball’s NCAA Run Ends At Elite 8

The Gustavus volleyball team's memorable NCAA tournament run came to end Thursday in the national quarterfinals, losing in four sets to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The Gusties won the first set convincingly 25-16, but dropped the next three 25-17, 25-16, and 25-14 to end their season with a 26-7 overall record. 

Nora Holtan Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Volleyball Teams were released Thursday and Gustavus junior setter Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) was named to the seven-member District 6 Team, which features student-athletes of institutions from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

PREVIEW: Volleyball Prepares For NCAA Quarterfinal Against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

It all comes down to this week. There's not a whole lot of preparation time left before the Gustavus volleyball team puts its athletic ability to the test in the NCAA quarterfinals. The opponent is Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, winner of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) playoff and champion of the Georgetown Regional. The Gusties and Athenas square off at 2 p.m. (CST) Thursday at Van Noord Arena on the campus of Calvin College. 

Nora Holtan Earns Second Consecutive AVCA First Team All-America Honor

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 37th annual All-America teams for Division III on Tuesday and Gustavus star setter Nora Holtan (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) has been named to the First Team, while her younger sister Kate Holtan (Fy., Rochester, Minn.) received Honorable Mention.