ST. PETER, Minn. C Volleyball hitter Kate Holtan (Fy., Rochester, Minn.) and men’s soccer forward Arthur Parens (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) have been picked out as the Gustavus Adolphus College October Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and also voted on by the Gustavus Sporting activities Information Department.
In the thirty days of October, the Gusties turned in an 8-3 record while Holtan really helped guide the offense, compiling 125 kills to average Several.82 kills per established with a .245 attack percentage. The actual first-year standout played in all 22 sets and tallied double-digit eliminate totals in all but 2 matches along with five double-double shows, including four consecutive with Oct. 21-31 and a season-high 20 wipes out at Saint Benedict Oct. 21 years old. After a sweep over Saint. Olaf and three wins in the Warburg College Invitational Oct. 4-7, Holtan received the girl second Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Seminar hitter of the week accolade of this year, registering 55 kills with four matches. In the frequent season finale versus Mary’s, Holtan notched 14 kills registering the most wipes out ever by a Gustie first-year with 317, passing Olivia Warren’s beginner record of 308 kills from a season set in 2008. Throughout the regular season, Holtan led all of newcomers in the conference having 3.27 kills for every set and recorded six to eight double-doubles along with a .252 attack percentage as well as 21 aces, earning this MIAC Rookie of the Year award as well as All-Conference honors.
The Gustie men’s soccer team uploaded a 6-1 record during the thirty day period of October, finishing the regular season with a 7-3 conference track record to finish second in the MIAC rankings, led heavily by the bothersome threat of Arthur Parens. Despite lost the final two games after having suffered an unfortunate season-ending injury, the Gusties’ top rated scorer started in six games around October and recorded six goals and one assist for any total of 13 points to go along with 26 shots (12-15 on goal), and two game-winners. Upon Oct. 3 at Powerpoint presentation College, Parens led the team using a hat-trick performance, the first Gustie to do so considering the fact that 2011. Finishing the season along with 27 points (12g-3a), Parens was the actual second-leading scorer in the conference with his Twenty seven points being the most by way of Gustie since All-American Zach Brown compiled Up to 29 in