‘Men’s Track & Field’ Category

Hensch Wins Third MIAC Outstanding Field Athlete, Rooney and Stumbo Join on All-MIAC Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its men’s track & field postseason awards Thursday and three Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) was named Outstanding Field Athlete after winning the grand slam of throwing events, while Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) and Andrew Stumbo (So., Boone, Iowa) earned All-Conference as well.

Men’s Track & Field Takes Third at MIAC Outdoor Championships

The Gustavus men’s track & field team took third place at the 2019 MIAC Outdoor Championships, totaling 98 points. On day two of the meet, the Gusties garnered three event champions, highlighted by Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) completing the grand slam of throwing events.

Men’s Track & Field in Second After Day One of MIAC Championships

The Gustavus men’s track & field team sits in second place with 43 points after seven events scored Friday at the MIAC Outdoor Championships, hosted by the University of St. Thomas. The Gusties earned two conference titles, broke two MIAC meet records, while four more advanced to the finals Saturday.

Track & Field Set for MIAC Outdoor Championships This Weekend

The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams are set to compete at the MIAC Outdoor Championships on Friday and Saturday at the University of St. Thomas. The two-day event begins at 2 p.m. Friday with final field events and preliminary track events. Saturday’s events begin at 2 p.m. as well with both days wrapping up competition at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Hensch Earns Third Consecutive MIAC Field Athlete of the Week

Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) once again starred for the Gustavus men's track and field team at the MSU-Mankato Twilight. Hensch started his day with a personal best in the hammer throw, hurling a school record of 200-6 for a second-place finish. For his performance, Hensch was named MIAC Field Athlete of the Week for the third consecutive time. 

Men’s Track & Field Competes at MSU Twilight

The Gustavus men’s track & field team competed in the MSU-Mankato Twilight on Saturday. Eamonn McCullough (Fy., Waverly, Iowa) , Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.), and Bridger Pavelka (Jr., Minnetonka, Minn.) each placed first in their respective events to lead the team. The Gusties had eight more top-five performances.

Hensch, Hartmann Named April Student-Athletes of the Month

Men's track and field throwing specialist Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) and women's tennis player Bri Hartmann (Sr., Owatonna, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College April Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.

Hensch Earns Second Consecutive MIAC Field Athlete of the Week Honor

Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) won two events at the Drake Alternative and took second in another to lead the Gustavus throwers. For his performance, Hensch was named MIAC Field Athlete of the Week for the second-straight week. 

Men’s Track & Field Wins Eight Events at Drake Alternative

The Gustavus men’s track & field team hosted the Drake Alternative on Friday for its only home meet of the season. Five Gusties captured six first-place finishes – Bridger Pavelka (Jr., Minnetonka, Minn.) in the 1500 meters, Nick Kerbeshian (So., Plymouth, Minn.) in the 5K, Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) in the 110 hurdles, Alex Wischnack (Sr., Norwood, Minn.) in the 3000-meter steeplechase, and Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) in both the shot put and hammer throw.

Track & Field Drake Alternative Moved Up to Friday

The Drake Alternative, hosted by the Gustavus track & field team, has been moved up from Saturday to Friday due to expected rainstorms on Saturday. The meet schedule will be posted after entries are submitted later tonight.