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Volleyball Begins Preparations For 2010 Season

The Gustavus volleyball team arrived to campus on Saturday, August 21 to kick off preseason workouts for the 2010 season. The Gusties are under new leadership as Rachelle Dosch begins her first season as head coach. Dosch welcomed 15 players to preseason training. The Gusties first match is in Elmhurst, Illinois on Friday, September 3 as they will participate in the Elmhurst Invitational.

Rachelle Dosch Named Head Volleyball Coach

Rachelle Dosch has been named the new head volleyball coach at Gustavus Adolphus College. Dosch, a 2007 graduate of the University of St. Thomas, replaces Kari Eckheart who resigned to accept the position of Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Athlete Services at the College.

Kari Eckheart Resigns As Volleyball Coach To Accept Assistant Athletics Director Position at the College

Kari Eckheart has announced her resignation as the head volleyball coach at Gustavus in order to accept the full-time responsibilities as the Assistant Athletics Director for Student Athlete Services at the College. For the past 13 years, Eckheart has directed the Gustie volleyball program as well as served as the health promotion coordinator for Gustavus staff members and the alcohol and drug education coordinator for Gustavus student athletes.

Volleyball Defeats Hamline 3-0, Falls To Northwestern 2-3

The Gustavus volleyball team split two home matches on Homecoming Day defeating conference foe Hamline 3-0 and losing to non-conference opponent Northwestern 2-3. The Gusties used late runs to post wins in the first two sets against Hamline, but the Gusties could not stop the late runs by Northwestern in losing in five sets after leading the match 2-1. Gustavus is now 9-13 overall and 2-3 in the MIAC.

Volleyball Loses To St. Catherine 3-0

The Gustavus volleyball team suffered a disappointing 3-0 loss to St. Catherine University on Thursday night by the scores of 24-26, 19-25, 19-25. The Gusties fall to 8-12 overall and 1-4 in the MIAC, while the Wildcats improve to 13-7 overall and 3-2 in the MIAC.

Volleyball Drops Four Hard-Fought Matches At IIAC-MIAC Border Battle

The Gustavus volleyball team turned in four solid performances at the IIAC-MIAC Border Battle in Dubuque, Iowa this past weekend, but could not come up with the important fifth set win and the result was a 0-4 record at the tournament. The Gusties lost 3-2 to Central and 3-0 to Loras on Friday, and the fell 3-1 to Wartburg and 3-2 to Simpson on Saturday.

Volleyball Team’s Rally Comes Up Short In 3-2 Loss To Augsburg

The Gustavus volleyball team rallied from a 2-0 deficit to tie the match at 2-2 against Augsburg in Minneapolis on Friday night, however the Gusties could not close out the match and ending up losing in five sets by the scores of 23-25, 16-25, 25-15, 25-20, 13-15. Gustavus falls ot 8-5 overall and 1-2 in the MIAC.

Volleyball Falls To Carleton In A 3-1 Defeat

The Gustavus volleyball team lost a close four set match to Carleton College in St. Peter on Wednesday night. The Gusties were led by Malea Noennig's 43 assists and Nicki Ainsworth's 14 kills. Jenny Ewert guided the defense with 22 digs. Kelly Lovett led Carleton with 17 kills and 14 digs. The sores for the sets were 25-22, 28-30, 22-25, and 17-25. Gustavus drops to 8-5 on the season while Carleton improves to 8-3.

Volleyball Team Posts Convincing 3-0 Win Over Waldorf College

The Gustavus volleyball team claimed a convincing 3-0 non-conference win over Waldorf College in St. Peter on Saturday. The set scores for the match were 25-15, 25-18, and 25-17. The Gusties had a balanced attack as Angela Ahrendt and Janey Helland registered eight kills each, while Meghan Gehring and Olivia Warren posted seven kills each. Malea Noennig recorded 20 assists.

Volleyball Defeats Macalester 3-0 In St. Paul

The Gustavus volleyball team improved its record to 7-4 on the season with a 3-0 victory over Macalester College on Wednesday night in St. Paul. Janey Helland had nine kills for the Gusties, and Nicki Ainsworth added six kills and 16 digs. The scores for the sets were 25-16, 25-12, and 25-20.