Entries tagged with ‘miac athlete of the week’

Press Named MIAC Women’s Hockey Athlete of the Week

Tina Press (Sr., Cottage Grove) had a four-point game in Gustavus's 6-0 win at UW-Superior on Nov. 23. Press scored a pair of goals and added two assists to bring her season total to a team-high nine points. She had a +3 rating in the game with a power-play goal as well as the game-winning score.

Ripken, Witte Named MIAC Swim & Dive Athletes of the Week

Gustavus swimmers Kieran Ripken (So., Blaine) and Mikayla Witte (Fy., Glencoe) were named MIAC Swimming & Diving Athletes of the Week for their performances at the Grace Goblirsch Invite on Saturday. 

Abegglen, Konde Earn MIAC Football Player of the Week Honors

Gustavus football players Andrew Abegglen (Jr., Mound) and Rohee Konde (So., Hopkins) have been selected MIAC Football Players of the Week. Abegglen earns his third MIAC Special Teams Player of the Week honor, while Konde is the MIAC Offensive Player of the Week. 

Holtan Named MIAC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week

Kate Holtan (Sr., Rochester) helped the Gusties to a trio of victories last week against Augsburg, St. Olaf, and UW-La Crosse. Holtan had five aces, passed a 2.5 rating, hit 0.258 with 43 kills, and had 46 digs and four blocks over 11 sets.

Abegglen Named MIAC Football Special Teams Player of the Week

Andrew Abegglen (Jr., Mound) accounted for nine points in Gustavus' decisive 72-7 victory at St. Scholastica last Saturday, helping the Gusties set a new program record for the widest margin of victory (65).

Holtan Named MIAC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week

Kate Holtan (Sr., Rochester) helped Gustavus defeat Carleton and nationally-ranked Bethel in straight sets this past weekend. Holtan started the weekend conference series against the Knights with 17 kills, five service aces, and a hitting efficiency of .625. She continued her momentum at Bethel with 19 kills, a hitting efficiency of .405, and a passing rating of 2.4.

Thelen Named MIAC Football Special Teams Player of the Week

Thelen led the receiving corps with nine catches for 124 yards, marking his second consecutive game with over 100 yards receiving. He added 10 carries for 76 yards and had an 89-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

Stumbo Named MIAC Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week

Andrew Stumbo (Sr., Boone, Iowa) won the St. Olaf Invitational last Saturday with a time of 25:26.5 in a field of 224 runners. For his performance, Stumbo has been named MIAC Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week. 

Embacher Named MIAC Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week

Hailey Embacher (Sr., Mankato) notched 117 digs, 12 assists, and served five aces to help the Gusties to a 3-1 weekend at the Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament in Eau Claire, Wis. For her performances, Embacher has been named MIAC Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week. 

Pedersen Named MIAC Men’s Golfer of the Week

Jacob Pedersen (Sr., Minnetonka) carded a 69-70-74-213 at the Minnesota Golf Classic at Pioneer Creek in Maple Plain over the weekend, tying for the lowest score of any NCAA Division III golfer at the meet. Pedersen and Saint John's sophomore Glavine Schugel both finished at three-under-par, tied for 10th place on the tournament's individual leaderboard.