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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.

Volleyball Defeats Aurora 3-1 In Opening Round Of NCAA Tournament

The Gustavus volleyball team opened the NCAA Tournament Thursday afternoon with a 3-1 victory over Aurora University 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.

Holtan, Parens Named October Student-Athletes Of The Month

Volleyball hitter Kate Holtan (Fy., Rochester, Minn.) and men's soccer forward Arthur Parens (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College October Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.

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. 

No. 11 Volleyball Sweeps UW-Stout

The No. 11-ranked Gustavus volleyball team swept the University of Wisconsin-Stout Tuesday evening at Gus Young Court to conclude its 2017 non-conference schedule, improving its overall record to 20-3 on the season.