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Gustavus Set to Induct Nine New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Athletics has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2021 inductees include Beth DeLaRosby ’05 (swimming & diving), Doug Espenson ’05 (basketball), Tara Houlihan Whiting ’06 (tennis/volleyball), Bobby Kroog ’06 (soccer), Audrey Lenoch ’06 (softball), Lyndsey Palen Crossley ’06 (tennis), Amanda Parker ’05 (gymnastics), Ben Sherer ’06 (baseball), and Tom Thorkelson ’70 (coach).

Nora Holtan, Michael Hensch Selected as 2018-19 Gustavus Athletes of the Year

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 19th Annual Gustavus Athlete of the Year awards. The 2018-19 recipients are volleyball setter Nora Holtan (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) and track & field thrower/football defensive end Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.).

Men’s Track & Field Takes Third at MIAC Outdoor Championships

The Gustavus men’s track & field team took third place at the 2019 MIAC Outdoor Championships, totaling 98 points. On day two of the meet, the Gusties garnered three event champions, highlighted by Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) completing the grand slam of throwing events.

Tom Thorkelson Named Division III Central Region Women’s Track and Field Coach Of The Year

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has selected Tom Thorkelson as the 2009 Division III Central Region Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year. Thorkelson was one of eight coaches to receive regional coach of year honors and is now eligible for Division III National Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year.

Tom Thorkelson Named MIAC Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Coach of the Year

Gustavus Adolphus College women's track and field coach Tom Thorkelson has been selected as the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Outdoor Track and Field Coach of the Year. Thorkelson led the Gusties to a second-place finish at the MIAC Championships last weekend. Gustavus won seven individual events as it compiled 173 points, which is the highest point total in program history.