‘Women’s Track & Field’ Category

Track & Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Team and Athletes Distinction

Scholar Athletes and Team of the Year and All-Academic Athletes and Teams for the 2021 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women's Track & Field seasons were announced on Thursday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Nelson Selected CoSIDA Academic All-District

Gustavus women's sprinter Birgen Nelson (So., Edina) has been selected to the 2020-21 CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Team, which was announced Thursday. Academic All-District Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

237 Gusties Named MIAC Academic All-Conference

On Tuesday, the MIAC announced its Academic All-Conference Teams for the full 2020-21 academic year, which included a record 237 student-athletes from Gustavus.

Gustavus Set to Induct Nine New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Athletics has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2021 inductees include Beth DeLaRosby ’05 (swimming & diving), Doug Espenson ’05 (basketball), Tara Houlihan Whiting ’06 (tennis/volleyball), Bobby Kroog ’06 (soccer), Audrey Lenoch ’06 (softball), Lyndsey Palen Crossley ’06 (tennis), Amanda Parker ’05 (gymnastics), Ben Sherer ’06 (baseball), and Tom Thorkelson ’70 (coach).

Track & Field Earns Four All-America Honors, Rooney Wins 110-Hurdles at NCAA Championships

Gustavus track & field took home four All-America honors and one national champion Saturday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships.

Nelson, Rooney Qualify for Finals in 100-, 110-Hurdles at NCAA Championships

Gustavus sprint hurdlers Birgen Nelson (So., Edina) and Taylor Rooney (Sr., Andover) both qualified for the finals in the 100- and 110-hurdles by winning their preliminary races on Friday. 

Nelson Qualifies for 400-Hurdles Finals at NCAA Championships

Birgen Nelson (So., Edina) ran a 1:02.99 in the prelims of the 400-hurdles on Thursday at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, qualifying for Saturday's final race. Nelson's time was third in heat three and eighth overall among 19 competitors.

10 Gusties Earn USTFCCCA All-Region, Five Qualify for NCAA Meet

All-Region honors for the 2021 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season were announced on Friday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following the conclusion of the regular season and 10 Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. 

Track & Field Competes at Last Chance Meet

A few members of the Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams competed at the NCAA Final Qualifier, hosted by UW-La Crosse, on Wednesday and Thursday.

Women’s Track & Field Takes Third at MIAC Championships

The Gustavus women's track & field team placed third out of 12 teams Saturday at the MIAC Outdoor Championships. The Gusties scored 94 points, while St. Thomas won the meet with 137 points.