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Holtan Sisters Earn MIAC Volleyball Athlete of the Week Honors

Gustavus volleyball student-athletes Kate Holtan (So., Rochester, Minn.) and Nora Holtan (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) played exceptionally well in a pair of conference victories and for their efforts Kate has been named MIAC Hitter of the Week and Nora has earned MIAC Setter of the Week. 

Jacob Lamb Named MIAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week

Jacob Lamb (Jr., Madison Lake, Minn.) was a perfect 6-for-6 on extra points in challenging kicking conditions as Gustavus defeated Augsburg for the program's 500th victory all-time. Lamb battled 24-mile-per-hour sustained winds to match his career-high. For his performance, Lamb has been named MIAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week. 

Volleyball Hands Saint Ben’s First MIAC Loss

In a battle of undefeated teams in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the No. 10 Gustavus volleyball team bounced back after a first set loss to beat Saint Benedict in four, 20-25, 25-7, 25-17, 25-23, extending its winning streak to 15 while improving to 23-2 overall and 9-0 in the league.

Football Earns 500th All-Time Win in Shutout Fashion, 42-0 Over Augsburg

Another strong defensive performance paired with a scoring outburst in the first half propelled the Gustavus football team to a 42-0 shutout victory over Augsburg on Saturday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field. The convincing win marks the 500th all-time victory for the Gustavus football program, which is in its 102nd season. Gustavus is now one of 57 NCAA Division III institutions with at least 500 wins.

No. 10 Volleyball Tops Concordia, Holtan Breaks Career Assists Record

History was made Friday night at Gus Young Court. With her third assist of the match, Nora Holtan (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) broke a 22-year old record for most career assists in Gustavus volleyball history, surpassing Jess Lobben’s (1993-96) mark of 4,201. The No. 10-ranked Gusties went on to defeat Concordia in four sets 27-25, 25-15, 20-25, 25-14 for their 14th consecutive win, improving to 22-2 overall and 8-0 in the MIAC.

Football Seeking 500th All-Time Win Saturday at Home vs. Augsburg

The Gustavus football team is aiming for its third straight and 500th all-time victory Saturday as it hosts Augsburg University at 1 p.m. at Hollingsworth Field. The Gusties are 3-3 overall and 2-2 in the MIAC, while the Auggies are 2-5 overall and 0-5 in the league.

Men’s Soccer Extends Winning Streak to Seven

In a match rescheduled from Sept. 19 due to poor field conditions at Viterbo, the Gustavus men’s soccer team Wednesday played host to the V-Hawks on its reserve field and extended its winning streak to seven with a 2-0 victory. The Gusties also increased their unbeaten streak to 11 matches as they improve to 12-1-1 overall.

Panning Named MIAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week

Brice Panning (Jr., Hamburg, Minn.) fielded a punt at the Gustie 42-yard line and returned it 58 yards for a score in the second quarter of Gustavus's 42-14 win at Hamline. The punt return touchdown is the first by Gustavus since Ethan Armstrong did so in 2006 against Macalester. For his performance, Panning received MIAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week honors. 

Men’s Soccer Outlasts Saint John’s 2-1 in Double Overtime

The Gustavus men’s soccer team erased a 1-0 deficit Saturday and outlasted Saint John’s in double overtime, winning 2-1. The Gusties extend their unbeaten streak to nine, paired with a five-match winning streak, improving to 10-1-1 overall and 6-0-1 in the MIAC, which keeps them on top of the league standings with 19 points.

Volleyball Wins Pair of 3-0 Matches at St. Kate’s Tourney

The No. 11 Gustavus volleyball team looked every part of its national ranking Saturday, claiming two convincing straight-set victories at the St. Kate’s tournament. The Gusties defeated UC-Santa Cruz 25-9, 25-13, 25-16 and followed by beating Luther 25-17, 25-19, 25-18 to extend their winning streak to 13 matches. The Gusties are now 21-2 overall.