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The Gustavus men's and women's track & field teams are set to compete at the Ted Nelson Classic Saturday, hosted by Minnesota State University-Mankato. The 14-team meet at the Myers Fieldhouse includes Augustana, Bethany Lutheran, Carleton, Concordia-St. Paul, Gustavus, Iowa Central, MSU-Mankato, Northwest Missouri, Sioux Falls, St. Cloud State, St. Olaf, Upper Iowa, UW-La Crosse, and Waldorf. Field events begin at 11 a.m. and running events begin at noon.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams competed at the St. Olaf Quadrangular Friday at the Tostrud Center. The men took second with 146 points, while the women took fourth with 113 points. St. Thomas won on both the men’s and women’s sides with 203.5 and 196 points, respectively.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams are set to compete at the St. Olaf Triangular today, which includes the host Oles, Bethel, and the Gusties. The meet begins at 4 p.m. at the Tostrud Center on the campus of St. Olaf.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track and field teams started the indoor season strong Friday at Macalester’s Kilt Classic. The men took first place with 179 points, including seven individual event champions, while the women took third place with 116 points, including three event champs.
Senior distance runner Marit Sonnesyn (Plymouth, Minn.) and junior baseball player Isaiah Welckle (Minneapolis, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College May Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
Gustavus women’s track & field throwing specialist Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) capped her impressive Gustie career Friday at the NCAA Division III Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships, finishing 20th in the shot put with a throw of 12.53 meters (41-1.5).
Gustavus long distance runner Marit Sonnesyn (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) capped her impressive Gustie career Thursday at the NCAA Division III Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a 13th place finish in the 10k, crossing the line in 38:03.22.
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the All-Region honorees for the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season and five Gustavus athletes earned recognition as part of the All-Central Region Team. On the men’s team, Michael Hensch (Fy., North Branch, Minn.) and Sam Fischer (Sr., Sauk Centre, Minn.) were honored as All-Region, and on the women’s team, Mallory Butchko (Fy., Elko, Minn.), Marit Sonnesyn (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.), and Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) were named All-Region.
UPDATE (12:49 p.m. May 25): Due to the predicted severe weather Thursday afternoon and evening, the Division III Track and Field and Cross Country Committee has decided to adjust the championship schedule of events for Thursday. Marit Sonnesyn is competing in the 10k, which will now begin at 4:35 p.m.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams completed the MIAC Outdoor Championships on Saturday. The women took fourth place with 85 points, while the men took seventh with 55 points.