Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus men’s track and field’

Taylor Rooney Named MIAC Men’s Track Athlete of the Week

For the second week in a row Taylor Rooney of Gustavus men's track and field was named MIAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week. Rooney tied his Division-III leading time of 8.03 in the prelims of the 60-meter hurdles at the St. Olaf Quad on Saturday. He then went on to win the finals with a time of 8.12 while also being a member of the 4x200 relay team that placed first with a time of 1:33.60.

Men’s Track and Field Finishes Second at St. Olaf Quad

The Gustavus men's track and field team took home second place of four teams, finishing with 123 points. St. Thomas won the event with a score of 199.

Rooney Earns National Athlete of the Week Honors

Taylor Rooney kicked off 2020 winning the 60m hurdles in the MSU-Invite and earning USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week Honors with a time of 8.10.

Eight Gusties Compete at Chuck Petersen Open

A small group of the Gustavus men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams kicked off the indoor season Saturday at the Chuck Peterson Open & Multi, hosted by Minnesota State-Mankato. Three athletes on the men’s team and five from the women’s squad competed on Saturday with six Gusties setting lifetime bests, four winning their event, and two breaking school records.

Men’s Track & Field Performs Well at St. Thomas

The Gustavus men’s track and field team started its indoor season Friday night at St. Thomas and came home with a number of encouraging results, including three first place finishes.

Hensch Named MIAC Outstanding Field Athlete, Rooney Joins On All-MIAC Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its men’s track & field postseason awards Thursday and two Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Michael Hensch (Jr., North Branch, Minn.) was named Outstanding Field Athlete after placing in the top-three in four separate events, while Taylor Rooney (Fy., Andover, Minn.) earned All-Conference with first- and second-place finishes.

Men’s Track & Field Takes Second At CSB-SJU Invite

The Gustavus men’s track & field team took second of nine teams at the CSB-SJU Indoor Invitational on Saturday. The Gusties scored 110 points, which was 34 points behind host Saint John's. Concordia-Moorhead took third place with 93 points.

Sam Fischer Takes 15th In Weight Throw At NCAA Championships

Gustavus men’s track & field throwing specialist Sam Fischer (Sr., Sauk Centre, Minn.) took 15th place in the weight throw Friday at the NCAA Championships, hosted by Grinnell College. Fischer posted a mark of 16.38 meters (53-9) on his first toss, and could not better his throw in the next two attempts.

Track & Field Teams Both Take Eighth At MIAC Indoor Championships

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.

Fischer, Swanson Sweep Weight Throw At MIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships

The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams are complete with day one at the MIAC Indoor Championships and both teams boasted finishes that reached the podium, including a sweep in the weight throw. After day one, the women are in ninth place with 21 points, while the men are in seventh place with 33 points.