Women’s Track and Field Sits in Fifth After First Day of MIAC Indoor Championships

Posted on February 28th, 2020 by

Tierney Winter took a first place finish in the mile (Photo courtesy of Leah Rado, CSB Athletics).


COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – The Gustavus women’s track and field team started up competition at the MIAC Indoor Championships Friday and are currently fifth of 12 teams.

“I am very proud of the way we competed,” said Head Coach Aaron Lund. “We fought very hard for every point today. Our team stood out because of our fight, desire to succeed and our team spirit. Lead by conference champions, All-Conference honors, and many personal bests, we are ahead of our day one projections and in a great spot heading into the final day of competition. We are excited and ready to take advantage of the opportunity tomorrow.”

Birgen Nelson and Tierney Winter highlighted the day for the Gusties, each earning all-conference honors with Winter claiming a conference title, while the distance medley relay team also earned the honor with a first place finish.

This is how the top Gusties did in each event:

60m hurdles

2. Birgen Nelson – 8.81 (school record)


11. Lily Anderson – 1:01.15


4. Kourtney Kulseth – 18:11.18

5. Iliana Ramon – 18:17.26


1. Tierney Winter – 5:00.83


The distance medley relay tem earned All-Conference honors with a first place finish

19. Erin Teichrow – 8.49


5. Sara Moen – 2:19.01

Distance medley relay

1. Haley Anderson, Nelson, Elizabeth Donnelly, Winter – 12:37.70

High jump

7. Halley Brocker – 1.48

11. Arianna Burmaster – 1.48m

11. Erin Beer – 1.48m

The Gusties will finish competition up tomorrow.


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