Entries tagged with ‘Volleyball’

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Jenny Ewert with the dig. 

Volleyball Finishes Gustavus Classic With 3-1 Record

The Gustavus volleyball team finished day two of the Gustavus Classic Tournament with a 1-1 record, and an overall tournament record of 3-1. In the first match of the day, the Gusties defeated York College 3-0. The scores for the match were 25-13, 25-18, and 25-10. The Gusties lost their second game of the day to the Falcons from UW-River Falls by a score of 2-3. The scoring for the match was 25-18. 16-25. 25-21, 20-25, and 11-15. Gustavus moves to 6-4 overall on the season after the two day tournament.

Nicki Ainsworth and Meghan Gehring combine on the block attempt. 

Volleyball Wins First Two Games at Gustavus Classic

The Gustavus volleyball team finished day one of the Gustavus Classic Tournament with a 2-0 record. In the first match of the day, the Gusties defeated Martin Luther College 3-0. The scores for the match were 25-20, 25-15, and 25-22. The Gusties continued their strong play, as they defeated Carleton College in game two by a score of 3-0. The scoring for the match was 25-21, 25-14, and 25-20. Gustavus moves to 5-3 overall on the season with the two victories.

Coach Kari Eckheart discusses strategy during a timeout. 

Volleyball Claims 3-1 Victory Over Bethany Lutheran College

The Gustavus volleyball team evened its record to 3-3 on the season defeating Bethany Lutheran College Tuesday night in Mankato. The Gusties were led offensively by Angela Ahrendt's 17 kills, and defensively by Jenny Ewert's 22 digs. The scores for the match were 25-13, 18-25, 25-20, and 30-28.

Volleyball Team Finishes 2-2 At UW-Eau Claire Invitational

The Gustavus volleyball team split its two games on the second and final day of the UW-Eau Claire Invitational Tournament. The Gusties defeated the College of St. Scholastica 3-0. The scores for the sets were 25-21, 26-24, and 25-12. The Gusties lost their second game of the day to UW-Eau Claire by scores of 18-25, 25-23, 25-23, 19-25, and 3-15. The Gusties record now stands at 2-3 on the season.

Volleyball Posts 1-1 Record On First Day Of UW-Eau Claire Invite

The Gustavus volleyball team split its first two matches of the UW-Eau Claire Invitational Tournament on Friday evening. In the first match of the day, Gustavus fell to UW-Stout 3-0. The scores for the sets were 22-25, 23-25, and 13-25. The Gusties rebounded to win their second match by a score of 3-0 over Judson University of Illinois. The scoring for the second match was 25-16, 25-21, and 25-16. The Gusties are now 1-2 overall on the young season.

Gustavus Athletic Teams Begin Fall Sport Season With Super Tuesday

The 2009 fall sport season begins today with five different teams opening their seasons including the men's and women's cross country teams, the men's and women's soccer teams, and the volleyball team. The men's and women's cross country teams run at Northland College at 10:30 am, followed by the women's soccer team playing at Minnesota-Morris at 2:00 pm. The men's soccer team plays Bethany Lutheran College at 4 pm and then the volleyball team hosts St. Olaf in a non-conference match at 7:00 pm.

Angela Ahrendt (left) and Nicki Ainsworth go up for the block. 

Gustavus Volleyball Falls to St. Olaf College 3-1

The Gustavus volleyball team opened the 2009 season with a 3-1 loss to St. Olaf College on Tuesday night in St. Peter. Gustavus was led offensively by Olivia Warren, who recorded 11 kills, while Jenny Ewert led the defense with 14 digs. St. Olaf was led by Kim Smisek with 13 kills and 15 digs.

The team working through a warm-up drill. 

Volleyball Team Returns Veteran Group As Practice Begins For 2009 Season

Head Coach Kari Eckheart welcomed 20 players to campus on Wednesday, August 19 to begin pre-season practices for the 2009 season. The Gusties open regular season play with a contest against St. Olaf College at home on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 7 pm. Eckheart will build her squad around 11 letterwinners including senior captains Meghan Gehring and Tara Kramer.

Senior Bridget Burtzel 

Bridget Burtzel and Emily Klein Awarded All-Region Volleyball Honors

Gustavus volleyball players Bridget Burtzel (Cold Spring, Minn.) and Emily Klein (Red Wing, Minn.) were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region Team for the 2008 season. Both players earned all-conference honors, while Klein was also named the MIAC Defensive Player of the Year for the third consecutive season. Burtzel and Klein are now eligible for All-America honors.

Gustavus will face UW-Eau Claire on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. 

Volleyball Ready For UW-Eau Claire In First Round of NCAA Tournament

The Gustavus volleyball team will face the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire in the first round of the NCAA Division III Volleyball Tournament on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 3:30 p.m. at Schoenecker Arena in St. Paul, Minn. Gustavus, which finished tied for second in the MIAC regular season, enters with a mark of 26-4. Gustavus will be providing a live video broadcast of the match with Tom Wheeler doing the play-by-play.