Entries tagged with ‘track and field’
Gustavus pole vaulter Josh Owens (Sr., Brooklyn Park, Minn.) was named MIAC Men’s Indoor Field Athlete-of-the-Week for his first place finish after clearing a height of 4.75 meters, or 15-feet 7-inches, on Friday at the season-opening St. Olaf Invitational. This is the third time Owens’ has earned MIAC Athlete-of-the-Week honors throughout his career at Gustavus. Owens’ [...]
The Gustavus Adolphus men’s indoor track and field is set to open the 2013 season with a meet at the St. Olaf Tostrud Center Fieldhouse this Friday. The men will compete against UW-River Falls and conference opponent St. Olaf. With a fourth place finish at the 2012 MIAC Indoor Championships, the team will look to [...]
The Gustavus Adolphus indoor women’s track and field team is set to kick off the 2013 season at the St. Olaf Invite held in the Tostrud Center Fieldhouse this Friday. The women will compete against UW-River Falls and St. Olaf. After coming up short with a seventh place finish at the 2012 MIAC Indoor Championships, [...]
Brenden Huber, a native of Huron, South Dakota and a 2005 graduate of the University of South Dakota, has been hired to be the new full-time assistant coach for the cross country and track and field programs at Gustavus Adolphus College. Huber, who has been a part-time assistant for the past three years, will begin his duties in the middle of August.
Kaelene Lundstrum Places Fifth In Heptathlon, Sam Broderius Finishes Sixth In Discus At NCAA Championships
Gustavus junior Kaelene Lundstrum (Bird, Island, Minn.) finished fifth in the heptathlon and sophomore Sam Broderius (Hector, Minn.) placed sixth in the discus at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday in Marietta, Ohio. Lundstrum earned 4,624 points, while Broderius recorded a distance of 140 feet, 11 inches as each athlete earned All-America honors by virtue of finishing in the top eight at the national meet.
Gustavus senior Tyler Geyen finished third in his heat of the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.66 at the prestigious Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa on Friday. Geyen narrowly missed qualifying for the finals as he was ninth overall and the top Division III finisher in the preliminaries. The 4x400 relay team of Geyen, Matt Leeb, Cole Carlson, and Colby Citrowske posted a time of 3:16.63 to finish fourth in its heat and 10th overall.
The Gustavus men's and women's track and field teams are set to host the Drake Alternative Meet on Saturday, April 25 with field events beginning at 10:30 a.m. and track events beginning at 12:15 p.m. The schedule of events and heat sheets are available below.
Due to inclement weather, the Gustavus men's and women's track and field teams will not be competing in the Bronco Relays hosted by Hastings College on Saturday. Meet officials postponed the competition to Sunday due to weather conditions, which will not allow the Gusties to compete at the meet. The first outdoor track and field meet of the season will be Saturday, April 4 at the Central Invitational in Pella, Iowa.
Three members of the Gustavus track and field team finished in the top five at the University of Minnesota Open featuring athletes from Division I, II, and III on Saturday in Minneapolis. Sophomore Laura Secor (Stillwater, Minn.), the lone female competitor for Gustavus, finished seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 2:30.05.
Three members of the Gustavus track and field team finished in the top five at the University of Minnesota Open featuring athletes from Division I, II, and III on Saturday in Minneapolis. Senior Tyler Geyen (Watertown, Watertown-Mayer) turned in the top performance finishing first in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.34 seconds, 0.07 seconds short of meeting a NCAA provisional qualifying standard.