‘Women’s Track & Field’ Category

Track & Field Competes at St. Olaf Invitational

The Gustavus men's and women's track & field teams competed at the St. Olaf Invitational on Saturday and came away with a number of victories and one school record. 

Kes Named MIAC Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

 Madi Kes had a record breaking weekend at the Macalester Vanessa Seljeskog Classic. Kes broke not only her 2022 standing meet record of 11.19 on the triple jump, but, with a distance of 11.70 meters, Kes set a new school record. Kes’ jump was good for first overall in the triple jump, first in the conference, and is the seventh best distance in NCAA Division III this season. On top of that performance, Kes added a fourth place finish in the long jump, good for sixth in the MIAC. For her performance, Kes was named MIAC MIAC Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week.

Track and Field Sets Records at Macalester Vanessa Seljeskog Classic

Gustavus track and field competed at the Macalester Vanessa Seljeskog Classic on Satuday, and set a few records in the process.

Track & Field Elite Prospect Camp Set for Jan. 29

The Gustavus track & field program will host its Elite Prospect Camp on Sunday, Jan. 29.

Track & Field Hosts First Home Indoor Meet in 17 Years

The Gustavus track & field program hosted its first home indoor meet since 2006 on Saturday afternoon in the Lund Forum.

Nelson Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week

Birgen Nelson (Sr., Edina) has been selected the USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week after her record-setting performance at the University of Minnesota Ice Breaker Open last Friday

Track & Field Starts Indoor Season at Ice Breaker Open, Nelson Sets NCAA Record

The highlight of the meet was Birgen Nelson setting the NCAA Division III record in the 60-hurdles with a time of 8.38, breaking the previous record of 8.44 set by Adriana Wright of Lehman in 2015. 

Birgen Nelson, Jack Hanson Selected 2021-22 Gustavus Athletes of the Year

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 20th Annual Gustavus Athlete of the Year awards. The 2021-22 recipients are track hurdler Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina) and baseball first baseman Jack Hanson (Sr., Minnetonka).

Track & Field Garners Multiple USTFCCCA Awards

The Gustavus track & field teams recently earned multiple honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following the conclusion of the 2022 outdoor season. Three Gustie women claimed four All-Region accolades, nine individuals received All-Academic Athlete recognition, and both the men's and women's squads were named All-Academic Teams.

197 Gusties Named MIAC Winter/Spring Academic All-Conference

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its 2021-22 Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference honorees on Monday, which included 197 Gustavus student-athletes.