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Volleyball Wins Loras Invite, Defeats No. 14 Northwestern and Loras

The No. 9 Gustavus volleyball team completed a perfect 4-0 run at the Loras Invitational on Saturday, defeating No. 14 Northwestern-St. Paul in five sets followed by a 3-1 win over host Loras to improve to 7-1 overall. The Gusties won their first two matches at the invitational on Friday night as well.

Volleyball Starts Loras Invite with Pair of Wins, Hanson Joins 1,000-Kill Club

The No. 9-ranked Gustavus volleyball team started the Loras Invitational with a pair of wins Friday. The Gusties dropped only the second frame against Dominican and rallied to win in four sets, followed by a shutout victory over Dubuque, improving to 5-1 overall. With 20 kills on the day, Lauren Hanson (Sr., Redwood Falls, Minn.) became the 14th member of Gustavus’s 1,000-kill club.

Volleyball Closes Trinity National Invitational With Two Wins

The Gustavus volleyball team wrapped up play at the Trinity National Invitational on Saturday with a pair of wins to improve to 3-1. The Gusties beat Aurora 3-1 and then swept Cabrini in straight sets.

2018 Volleyball Season Preview

One season removed from the program’s first NCAA regional championship and an appearance at the national quarterfinals, the Gustavus volleyball team has turned the page and is embarking on a monumental milestone as it celebrates its 50th season this year. Excitement is building for the anniversary celebration, which will take place Sept. 22, as alumni, family, and friends of the program will celebrate a proud history of Gustavus volleyball.

Volleyball Captures NCAA Region Title, Advances To ‘Elite 8’

Gustavus volleyball punched its ticket to the NCAA quarterfinals Saturday night, upsetting region host and No. 1 seed Northwestern-St. Paul in four sets. The Gusties captured their first region championship in program history and reach the “Elite 8” for the first time since 1984.

Volleyball Advances To Region Championship, Defeats Wartburg In Four Sets

For the first time in the 49-year history of Gustavus volleyball, the Gusties have advanced to a NCAA region championship match – also distinguished as the “Sweet 16” – after defeating Wartburg College in four sets Friday evening at the Ericksen Center on the campus of the University of Northwestern-St. Paul.

Volleyball Defeats Aurora 3-1 In Opening Round Of NCAA Tournament

The Gustavus volleyball team opened the NCAA Tournament Thursday afternoon with a 3-1 victory over Aurora University on the campus of the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. 

Trio Of Gusties Headline MIAC Volleyball Awards

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2017 Volleyball Awards on Wednesday and Gustavus took home four All-Conference awards, as well as the top honor of Player of the Year, the Co-Defensive Player of the Year, and the Rookie of the Year. Nora Holtan (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) received her second-straight MIAC Player of the Year award, Brittany Luethmers (So., Prior Lake, Minn.) earned Co-Defensive Player of the Year honors, and Kate Holtan (Fy., Rochester, Minn.) was named the Rookie of the Year. Hanna Albers (Jr., St. Louis, Mo.) joins the trio on the 2016 All-Conference Team.

Gusties Knocked Out By Auggies In MIAC Volleyball Playoff Quarterfinal

The No. 3-seeded Gustavus volleyball team was upset by the No. 6 seed Augsburg University in a 3-1 loss Tuesday evening at Gus Young Court during a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoff quarterfinal match.

Volleyball Clinches Playoff Spot With Sweep Over Saint Mary’s

The No. 16-ranked Gustavus volleyball team swept Saint Mary's University during the regular season finale at Gus Young Court Saturday afternoon to clinch a spot in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs.