‘Women’s Track & Field’ Category
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's track and field teams hosted the annual Lee Krough Invite on Saturday at the Gustavus Track & Field Complex. Thirteen teams competed in the meet, including Division II and III institutions from around the state.
The Gustavus men's and women's track & field teams are set to host the Lee Krough Invitational on Saturday. Field events begin at 9 a.m. and track events begin at 12:15 p.m. Teams participating include Gustavus, Concordia, Saint Benedict, Saint Mary's, Bethany Lutheran, Crown, Martin Luther, Luther, University of Minnesota-Morris, Minnesota State University-Mankato, St. Scholastica, Winona State, and Waldorf.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's track and field teams each competed in the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Outdoor Invitational on Sunday at the Saint John's University Track and Field Complex. The Gustie women tallied 13 top-5 finishes at the meet, while the men were close behind with 11 top-5 finishers of their own.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's track and field teams will each compete in the CSB/SJU Invitational beginning Sunday, April 10 and concluding Monday, April 11. The meet, which was originally scheduled to begin Saturday, will be held at the Saint John's University track and field complex.
Members of the Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's track and field teams competed in the Point Loma Collegiate Invitational on Saturday at Point Loma Nazarene University. More than 20 total teams competed in the meet, which included such Division I and Division II institutions such as Yale and California State-San Francisco.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's track and field teams will each compete in the Point Loma Nazarene University Invitational held in San Diego this Saturday. Approximately 20 Gusties will make the trip west to compete in the spring break meet.
Gustavus women’s track & field throwing specialist Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) took 17th place in the shot put Saturday at the NCAA Championships, hosted by Grinnell College. Swanson posted a mark of 12.21 meters (40-0.75) on her third toss after fouling on both the first and second throws.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its indoor track and field awards Thursday and Gustavus throw specialist Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) was named Women’s Field Athlete-of-the-Year. Swanson becomes the first Gustie to earn the award since Janey Helland in 2011.
Gustavus track & field throwing specialists Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) and Sam Fischer (Sr., Sauk Centre, Minn.) have qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, which takes place Friday and Saturday at Grinnell College’s Bear Athletic Center in Grinnell, Iowa. Swanson will compete in the shot put after winning the MIAC title last week, while Fischer will compete in the weight throw after claiming the conference crown as well.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams put a wrap on the indoor season Saturday at the MIAC Championships. Both team placed eighth as the men scored 48 points and the women 48.5 points. St. Thomas won the conference title for both the men and women.