Archive for CJ Siewert

Cross Country Starts 2019 Season with Alumni Meet Saturday

The Gustavus men’s and women’s cross country teams unofficially kick off their 2019 campaigns Saturday by running in the annual alumni meet. The women’s race starts at 10 a.m. and the men are at 10:45 a.m.

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

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen eight individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2019 inductees include Luke Benoit `04 (Golf), Molly Biehn Becker `04 (Softball), Mike Gempeler `91 (Hockey), Raman Jayapathy `85 (Tennis), Neil Johnson `04 (Golf), Jackie Luehman `04 (Track & Field), Angie Peterson Potts `04 (Basketball), and Kristin Peterson Smith `04 (Track & Field).

Stockwell Signs Professional Baseball Contract with Sioux Falls

Recent Gustavus graduate and baseball pitcher Adam Stockwell `19 (Apple Valley, Minn.) today will sign a contract with the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. Stockwell will arrive in Sioux Falls today and is likely to pitch in tonight’s home game against the Kansas City T-Bones, which starts at 7:05 p.m. at the 51-year old Sioux Falls Stadium.

Gymnasts Named to WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll

The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its Scholastic Honor Roll recipients for the 2018-19 academic year and 16 Gustavus gymnasts received recognition.

Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recently announced its recipients of the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2018-19 academic year and Gustavus is one of 175 Division III teams to earn the award. This is the third consecutive year the Gusties have been recognized with the AVCA Team Academic Award.

Swim & Dive Teams Named CSCAA Scholar All-America

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) has named the Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams to its Scholar All-America team for the Spring 2019 Semester.

Tennis Teams Earn ITA All-Academic Honors

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association recently announced its 2019 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes with both the Gustavus men’s and women’s teams receiving recognition. This year the Intercollegiate Tennis Association saw an increase in qualifying teams and scholar-athletes. All-Academic honors were awarded to 940 teams and thousands of scholar-athletes.

MIAC Selects Holtan as NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee

Recent Gustavus graduate Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) has advanced one more step in the nomination process for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year. The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced Monday that Holtan is one of two former student-athletes to serve as the league’s nominees, joining Carleton’s Ziyi Wang.

Aaron Lund Named Head Track & Field Coach at Gustavus Adolphus College

Gustavus Adolphus College Athletic Director Tom Brown announced Tuesday that Aaron Lund has been chosen to become the new head coach for the men’s and women’s track & field programs, starting Aug. 1. Lund comes to Gustavus after serving as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Whittier College (Calif.) for the past three years.

68 Gusties Recognized as 2018-19 MIAC Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) on Thursday announced its 2018-19 Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference Teams, which included 68 Gustavus student athletes. Combined with the 427 MIAC Fall-sport athletes who were honored in January, the overall total of Academic All-Conference selections for the 2018-19 academic year sets a new Conference-high of 1,172, surpassing the previous record of 1,111, set last June.