‘Women’s Track & Field’ Category
The Gustavus Adolphus College indoor track and field teams competed in the Ted Nelson Classic held Saturday at Meyers Field House located on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato. Against a field comprised of both NCAA Division II and III institutions, four Gusties posted top-five performances.
The Gustavus track and field teams are set to participate in the Ted Nelson Classic, hosted by the Minnesota State University, Mankato, on Saturday at the Myers Fieldhouse. Participating teams include Augustana, Carleton, Concordia, Gustavus, Iowa Central, Mary, Minnesota State, Minot State, Sioux Falls, South Dakota State, Southwest State, St. Cloud State, St. Olaf and UW-La Crosse. Field events begin at 11 a.m. and track events begin at 11:30 a.m.
Gustavus thrower Sarah Swanson (Fairbanks, Alaska) won not once, but twice, with a pair of spectacular performances last weekend at the St. Olaf Invite. The Gustie senior finished first in both her events - the shot put and weight throw - with distances that rank among the top two in the MIAC this season. For her performance, the MIAC sports information directors honored Swanson Wednesday with the MIAC Women's Indoor Field Athlete-of-the-Week award.
Gustavus track and field athletes Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) and Ed ReMine (Jr., Mantorville, Minn.), and Head Coach Dale Bahr joined the voice of the Golden Gusties Tom Wheeler on Saturday morning for the Gustie Spotlight, which aired on AM 860 KNUJ.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams both took second place at the St. Olaf Invite on Friday. The men scored 161 points, while the women tallied 122 points. St. Thomas took first among the women’s teams with a score of 195, while Bethel took first on the men’s side with 186 points.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams are set to kick off the indoor season Friday at the St. Olaf Triangular. The meet begins at 4 p.m. in the Tostrud Center and participants include St. Olaf and Bethel.
2015 was another year filled with conference championships, national tournament appearances and spectacular individual performances both on and off the field of play for Gustavus athletics. Here's a look back at numerous highlight events that occurred throughout the year...
The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has selected nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2015 class of inductees include Tina Peterson Bross ’96 (Soccer), Kyle Landon ’99 (Golf), Lisa Broughten Monjeau ’98 (Tennis), Kevin O’Laughlin ’99 (Swimming), Katie Kortuem Olson ’00 (Gymnastics), Erica Stone Scott ’00 (Track and Field), Chris Swansson ’99 (Football, Baseball), Dave Underdale ’84 (Ice Hockey), and Alan Markman (Benefactor).
Elizabeth Weiers becomes the 37th Gustavus student-athlete to earn an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. INDIANAPOLIS – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has announced its 2015 spring sports postgraduate scholarship winners. Among the list of 29 male and 29 female recipients was Gustavus Adolphus College track and field throwing specialist Elizabeth Weiers (Le Center, Minn.). “This is another outstanding […]
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Gustavus Adolphus track and field throwing specialist Elizabeth Weiers (Sr., Le Center, Minn.) has been named to the 2015 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Track & Field/Cross Country First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a […]