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Volleyball Claims MIAC Title Outright, Tops Hamline In Four Sets

The Gustavus volleyball team claimed the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season championship outright Wednesday night as it defeated Hamline University in four sets 25-19, 25-27, 25-19 and 25-23. The conference title is Gustavus’ first since 1986 and fifth overall. The Gusties also extended their program record win streak to 24 matches and now own a 24-2 overall record with a 10-0 mark in the MIAC.


Volleyball Looks To Clinch MIAC Title Outright Tonight During Senior Night

The Gustavus volleyball team returns to the friendly confines of Gus Young Court at 7 p.m. tonight as it hosts Hamline University. The Gusties enter the match after a pair of five-set road victories to improve to 23-2 overall and 9-0 in the MIAC, while the Pipers are coming off a 3-1 win over St. Olaf last Saturday to move to 11-13 overall and 3-6 in the league. A Gustavus win tonight would clinch the MIAC regular season championship outright, which is the first conference title since 1986.


Women’s Soccer Faces Final MIAC Road Test At Concordia Wednesday

The Gustavus women’s soccer team continues its quest to secure a MIAC Playoff berth Wednesday as it travels to Concordia College for a matchup between two postseason contenders. The Gusties are in second place in the MIAC with 21 points (7-2), while the Cobbers sit in a tie for fifth place with 15 points (5-4).


Alyssa Taylor Named MIAC Volleyball Hitter-Of-The-Week

The Gustavus volleyball team continued its remarkable run with a pair of huge five-set MIAC wins last week to clinch at least a share of the conference championship and extend its winning streak to 23 victories in a row. Leading the way was senior middle hitter Alyssa Taylor (Trimont, Minn./Martin County West), who accumulated 27 kills, a .230 hitting percentage, nine digs, eight blocks and two aces in the two victories. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Taylor Monday with the MIAC Volleyball Hitter-of-the-Week award.


Nora Holtan Earns Second Consecutive MIAC Setter-Of-The-Week Award

The Gustavus volleyball team made history last week, as its three wins pushed their current winning streak to 21 in row, which eclipsed the school record of 20-straight victories. Rookie Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn./Mayo) continued to play beyond her years, as the first-year setter racked up 104 assists (10.40 per set) with 31 digs and 13 kills to lead the Gusties to the three big wins. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Holtan with her second-straight MIAC Volleyball Setter/Libero-of-the-Week award.


Football Suffers First Loss Of Season, 49-27 To Saint John’s

The No. 20-ranked Gustavus football team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday, falling 49-27 to No. 14/15-ranked Saint John’s. The Gusties drop to 6-1 overall and 4-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Johnnies improve to 5-1 overall and 3-1 in the MIAC.


Football Heads To Saint John’s Saturday For Top 20 Showdown

The No. 20-ranked Gustavus Adolphus football team travels to Collegeville, Minn. on Saturday for a Top 20 showdown with No. 14/15-ranked Saint John’s. The Gusties enter with a 6-0 overall record and 4-0 mark in the MIAC, while the Johnnies are 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the MIAC. Kickoff at Clemens Stadium is 1 p.m.


Nora Holtan Named MIAC Setter-Of-The-Week

The Gustavus volleyball team continued its remarkable run, going 4-0 last week to run its winning streak to 18 in a row. First-year setter Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn./Mayo) has been a key contributor throughout the streak, and starred last week with 162 assists - 11.57 per set - in addition to 17 kills, 33 digs, four aces and five total blocks. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Holtan Monday with the MIAC Volleyball Setter/Libero-of-the-Week award.


Jake Douglas Named MIAC Offensive Player-Of-The-Week

The Gustavus offense continued its phenomenal season in Saturday's 58-34 win over St. Olaf, to help the Gusties remain undefeated in 2015. The breakout star of the team's latest victory was senior Jake Douglas (Montevideo, Minn.), whose three touchdowns and 172 receiving yards resulted in the best single-game performance by a Gustavus tight end in more than three decades. For his performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Douglas Monday with the MIAC Football Offensive Player-of-the-Week award.


Football Cruises Past St. Olaf 58-34, Hendricks Breaks Career Passing Touchdowns Record

The No. 23-ranked Gustavus football team cruised to a 58-34 win over St. Olaf College on Saturday afternoon and in the process quarterback Mitch Hendricks became the program’s all-time leader in passing touchdowns. Hendricks threw five touchdowns on the day to increase his career total to 67, passing the previous record of 65 set by Jordan Stolp (2004-07).