‘Men’s Track & Field’ Category

MIAC Cancels Spring Sports Season

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Presidents' Council has voted to cancel the 2020 conference regular season and postseason championships for spring-sports through the remainder of the academic year, effective immediately. The decision was based on the ongoing impact of the coronavirus, following the lead of the NCAA canceling spring-sport championships and many other conferences canceling their spring seasons.

NCAA Cancels Winter and Spring Championships

Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public health threat

Four Gusties Earn All-Region, Qualify for NCAA Indoor Championships

The Gustavus men's and women's track and field teams will each send two participants to the NCAA Track and Field Championships. The men's team will send Steven Orzolek (So., Darwin) (shot put) and Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) (60m hurdles) while the women will send Birgen Nelson (Fy., Edina) (60m hurdles) and Tierney Winter (Sr., Waterville) (mile). The same four athletes were also named All-Region for their performances during the 2020 indoor season.

Rooney, Holland Named February Student-Athletes of the Month

Men’s track and field student-athlete Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) and women’s hockey player Hailey Holland (Fy., Aberdeen, S.D.) have been named Gustavus Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Month, which is voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department and presented by Thrivent Financial.

Men’s Track and Field Finishes Sixth at MIAC Indoor Championships

The Gustavus men's track and field team completed competition at the MIAC Indoor Championships at Saint John's ON Saturday with a sixth place finish. The Gusties tallied 56 points while St. Thomas took first with 186.

Men’s Track and Field in Seventh After Day One of MIAC Indoor Championships

The Gustavus men's track and field team began competition at the 2020 MIAC Indoor Championships Friday and are in seventh of 11 teams after day one.

Track and Field Set for MIAC Indoor Championships

The Gustavus men's and women's track and field teams will travel to Saint John's this weekend for the MIAC Indoor Championships. The men’s heptathlon and women’s pentathlon were on Thursday while the rest of the events run Friday and Saturday.

Rooney Named National and MIAC Track Athlete of the Week

Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) clocked another sub-8.05 effort in the 60-meter hurdles last weekend when he went 8.00 at the Maverick Invitational to better his NCAA Division III lead, setting a new Gustavus school record. For his performance, Rooney has been named both USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week and MIAC Track Athlete of the Week. 

Track and Field Performs Well at MSU-Mankato

The Gustavus track and field teams competed at MSU-Mankato Friday night and saw a ton of top times  The men finished third of 10 teams, while the women placed seventh of nine. 

Track and Field with Big Performances at SDSU Indoor

The Gustavus men's and women's track and field team sent a handful of runners to Brookings, S.D. to compete in the SDSU Indoor Classic Friday and Saturday with the Gusties finishing up competition Saturday. The Gustavus men finished 15th of 26 teams, while the women took ninth of 22.