‘Men’s Track & Field’ Category

61 Gusties Named 2017-18 MIAC Winter/Spring Academic All-Conference

Student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) continue to achieve in both athletics and in the classroom. For the third consecutive year, the MIAC has recognized more than 1,000 student-athletes with Academic All-Conference honors with 61 Gustavus student-athletes receiving the distinction.

Hartmann, Hensch Named May Student-Athletes Of The Month

Women’s tennis ace Briana Hartmann (Jr., Owatonna, Minn.) and men’s throwing specialist Michael Hensch (Jr., North Branch, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College May Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Office.

Hensch Takes 15th In Hammer At NCAA Track & Field Championships

Gustavus throwing specialist Michael Hensch (Jr., North Branch, Minn.) concluded the outdoor season Saturday at the NCAA Championships, hosted by UW-La Crosse. Hensch placed 15th in the hammer throw with a toss of 178-2.25.

Hensch Places 12th In Shot Put At NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Gustavus throwing specialist Michael Hensch (Jr., North Branch, Minn.) competed in the shot put Friday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships and took 12th place with a heave of 52-1.25. Hensch exceeded his entry as he was seeded 18th out of 20.

Six Gusties Named USTFCCCA All-Region

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its All-Region honorees Monday for the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season and six Gusties received recognition – Michael Hensch (Jr., North Branch, Minn.) and Taylor Rooney (Fy., Andover, Minn.) on the men’s team, and Alex Anderson (So., Sioux Falls, S.D.), Katie Keelin (So., Burnsville, Minn.), Marisa Morgan (Sr., Rockford, Ill.), and Kayla Stowell (Jr., Le Sueur, Minn.) on the women’s squad.

Track & Field Student-Athletes Compete In NCAA Last Chance Meet

Four Gustavus track & field student-athletes competed at an NCAA Final Qualifier on Thursday at UW-La Crosse, hoping to improve their marks to qualify for the NCAA Championships on May 24-26.

Hensch Named MIAC Outstanding Field Athlete, Rooney Joins On All-MIAC Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its men’s track & field postseason awards Thursday and two Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Michael Hensch (Jr., North Branch, Minn.) was named Outstanding Field Athlete after placing in the top-three in four separate events, while Taylor Rooney (Fy., Andover, Minn.) earned All-Conference with first- and second-place finishes.

Men’s Track & Field Takes Seventh At MIAC Outdoor Championships

The Gustavus men's track & field finished the second day of competition on Saturday at the 2018 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships in seventh place of 11 teams with a total of 63 points. 

Men’s Track & Field In Sixth After Day One Of MIAC Outdoor Championships

The Gustavus men's track and field team sit in sixth place of 11 teams after day one of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships, scoring 23 points on the campus of Carleton College. The University of St. Thomas is in first place with 69 points.

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 this weekend, hosted by Carleton College. The two-day event begins at 2 p.m. Friday with the men’s javelin and the women’s hammer throw and long jump. Saturday’s events begin at 2 p.m. with the women’s javelin and the men’s hammer throw, high jump, and triple jump.