‘Women’s Track & Field’ Category

10 Gusties Selected CSC Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-District

The 2022-23 Academic All-District Men’s and Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams, selected by College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA), were released Wednesday and 10 Gustavus student-athletes received recognition for their combined performances on the playing field and in the classroom.

Nelson Wins National Championship in 100H, Gustie Women Finish 10th Overall

The Gustavus track & field team concluded their 2022-23 season on the final day of the NCAA DIII Outdoor Championships with a series of impressive performances. Birgen Nelson closed out her Gustavus track & field career as the most decorated track athlete in program history, winning the 100-hurdles and taking second in the 400-hurdles.

Poe Earns All-America, Nelson Qualifies for 100H Finals at NCAA Championships

Annika Poe and Birgen Nelson are no strangers to the national championship meet. In their third outdoor appearance together, the two seniors highlighted the second day of competition for the Gusties in the shot put and 100-hurdles. 

Nelson Qualifies for 400H Finals at NCAA Championships

The Gustavus track & field team began competition at the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Championships, led by Birgen Nelson and Megan Geraets. Nelson competed in the 400-hurdles prelims and Geraets the 200-meter prelims to start the weekend. 

Nelson and Geraets to Open Track & Field Championships Thursday

The Gustavus track & field team is set to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships hosted by St. John Fisher University and Visit Rochester at the Polisseni Track and Field Complex in Rochester, N.Y. beginning Thursday. Birgen Nelson and Megan Geraets will open competition for the team Thursday. 

Five Gusties Accepted to NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

The participants of the 2023 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships were announced today and five Gustavus student-athletes were accepted to compete in six events.

Four Gusties Earn USTFCCCA All-Region Honors

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its All-Region honorees on Friday and four Gustavus women were selected to the North Region Team.

Records Set at UW-La Crosse Last Chance Meet

A few Gustavus track & field athletes made one final push for the NCAA Outdoor Championship on Thursday at the UW-La Crosse Last Chance Meet. 

Nelson Named MIAC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year, Lund Coach of the Year

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its women’s outdoor track & field awards Thursday and it was déjà vu for Birgen Nelson and Head Coach Aaron Lund. For the second straight year, Nelson was named MIAC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year, while Lund earned his second-straight Women's Coach of the Year Award, as voted on by his peers.

Gustie Women Win Second Straight MIAC Outdoor Championship, Men Finish Eighth

The Gustie track & field teams wrapped up competition at the MIAC Outdoor Championships, with the women finishing first and the men eighth. The Gustie women collected the program's second-ever and second-straight MIAC Outdoor Championship, winning the title last season as well. The women finished with 154.5 points, followed by St. Olaf with 143 and Saint Benedict with 127.5. Saint John's won the men's competition with 216 points, 40 more than the next team.