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The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has announced the 2010-11 Female and Male Athletes of the Year and they are Janey Helland, a track and field competitor from Mapleton, Minnesota and Whitaker Davis, a swimmer from Palatine, Illinois.
For the second year in a row, the Gustavus track and field program has crowned a national champion in dramatic fashion. This year, it is senior Janey Helland, who came from behind in the final event to win the NCAA Division III national title in the heptathlon, following last year's dramatic finish by Max Hanson to win the 800 meter national title.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior women's track and field competitors Janey Helland, Sam Broderius and Allyson Voss have been selected to participate in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Helland will compete in the long jump and heptathlon, while Broderius will compete in the discus and Voss in the pole vault.
Gustavus Adolphus senior track and field athlete Janey Helland (Mapleton, Minn.) has been named the Central Region Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Helland, who earns Field Athlete of the Year honors for the second consecutive season, will compete in the long jump and heptathlon competitions at the 2011 NCAA DIII Track and Field Championships on May 26-28 in Delaware, Ohio.
The Gustavus women’s track and field team is the current leader with 56.5 points following day one of competition at the 2011 MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships being held on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College May 13-14 in St. Peter, Minn. Concordia sits in second place with 46 points, while St. Thomas is in third with 40.5 points.
Gustavus Adolphus senior Janey Helland successfully defended her title in the MIAC Heptathlon, winning the event with 4,595 points on Friday in Northfield, Minn. Erica Roelofs and Laura Secor rounded out Gustavus' top competitors in fifth and tenth place, respectively.
Janey Helland, Laura Secor and Erica Roelofs of the Gustavus women's track and field team, and Carl Stenoien and Matt Flotterud of the men's track and field team are set to compete in the heptathlon and decathlon competitions at the MIAC Mulit's on May 5-6 in Northfield, Minn.
Gustavus Adolphus senior track and field standout Janey Helland earned a total of 4,735 points to finish fifth in the heptathlon at the Drake Relays held in Des Moines, Iowa. Helland is the first Gustavus athlete to compete in the heptathlon at the meet. Her score automatically qualifies her for the NCAA Championships and is the second best recorded in NCAA Division III so far this season.
Gustavus Adolphus senior track and field athlete Janey Helland registered 2,679 points and sits in sixth place after the first day of the heptathlon competition at the Drake Relays being held in Des Moines, Iowa.
The Gustavus women’s track team took part in the Capitol City Championships hosted by Hamline University on Thursday in St. Paul. There no team scores kept at the meet, as Sam Broderius, Janey Helland, and Sarah Baker all tallied wins for Gustavus.