‘Women’s Track & Field’ Category

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. 

Donnelly, Nelson Selected CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-America Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams were announced Tuesday and Gustavus student-athletes Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina) and Elizabeth Donnelly (Sr., Langely, Wash.) were selected First and Second Team Academic All-America, respectively.

Women’s Track & Field Takes Fifth at NCAA Outdoor Championships

The Gustavus women's track & field team took fifth place at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute. The Gusties claimed All-America honors in all four events they competed in, highlighted by a national championship in the 100-hurdles by Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina).

Poe Earns All-America, Donnelly and Nelson Qualify for Finals at NCAA Championships

Gustavus women's track & field was well-represented Friday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with an All-American performance and two finals qualifiers. 

Nelson Qualifies for 400H Finals at NCAA Championships

Gustavus hurdler Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina) cruised to victory in heat three of the 400-hurdles Thursday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, qualifying for Saturday's final. 

Donnelly, Nelson Selected CoSIDA Academic All-District

The 2021-22 Academic All-District Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams, selected by CoSIDA, were released Thursday and two Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Elizabeth Donnelly (Sr., Langely, Wash.) and Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina) earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors, recognizing the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletic competition and in the classroom.

Nelson Named USTFCCCA North Region Women’s Track Athlete of the Year

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its regional awards Tuesday and Gustavus hurdler Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina) was selected as the Division III North Region Women's Track Athlete of the Year. 

Donnelly, Nelson, Poe to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Gustavus women's track & field student-athletes Elizabeth Donnelly (Sr., Langely, Wash.), Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina), and Annika Poe (Jr., Buffalo) have qualified and will compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on May 26-28 in Geneva, Ohio.