Entries tagged with ‘Men’s Track and Field’
The Gustavus men’s outdoor track and field team got the outdoor season started by compiling 97 points to finish in third place at the Central College Invitational on Saturday afternoon in Pella, Iowa. The Gusties tallied four event wins and 14 top five finishes at the meet. Central College won the meet with 222.50 points, as Minnesota Duluth placed second with 212.50 points.
Gustavus Adolphus senior Max Hanson had the top Gustavus finish at the 2010 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships held this weekend at the James A. Hollensteiner Track on the campus of DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind. Hanson took first place in his qualifying heat with time of 1:53.87, and later placed fifth in the finals of the race with a time of 1:53.19. Senior Kaelene Lundstrum, the 2010 MIAC Field Athlete of the Meet, finished in eighth place in both the pentathlon (3308) and high jump (5' 5.25").
Gustavus senior Max Hanson (Montrose, Minn./Buffalo) has been named MIAC Men's Indoor Track & Field Track Athlete of the Week for his efforts at the Meet of the Hearts hosted by Carleton on Saturday in the Recreation Center in Northfield, Minn. Hanson took first place in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:54.68, beating out the second place finisher by 2.64 seconds. Hanson's time is the top in the conference and provisionally qualifies him for the NCAA Championships.
The Gustavus men's indoor track and field team compiled 94.5 points to finish fourth place at the Meet of the Hearts hosted by Carleton College in Northfield, Minn. Max Hanson and John Kennedy registered individual event wins, as Hanson won the 800 meter run (1:54.68) and Kennedy took the mile run (4:27.10). Hamline won the meet with 203.5 points, as Bethel placed second with 101.5 points, and Augsburg took third with 99.5 points.
The Gustavus men’s track and field team competed in the Ted Nelson Classic hosted by MSU-Mankato in the Meyers Field House Saturday afternoon. No team scores were kept at the meet, yet the Gusties turned in 11 top five finishes at the meet.
The Gustavus men's track and field team competed in the two-day MSU-Mankato Open on Friday and Saturday in Meyer's Field House on the campus of MSU-Mankato. Gustavus tallied three to five finishes as no teams scores were recorded at the meet.
Select members of the Gustavus men’s indoor track and field team competed at the Bethel Open on Saturday afternoon in the Bethel Field House in Arden Hills, Minn. Matt Dvorak and Colin Rust both turned in strong performances, as Rust won the long jump (19’3.25″) and the triple jump (39′ 5.25″), while Dvorak placed second […]
Dale Bahr Named Head Coach of Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Track and Field And Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams
Dale Bahr has been named the new head coach of both the men's and women's track and field programs and the men's and women's cross country programs at Gustavus Adolphus College. Bahr, a 1995 graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato, is replacing Tom Thorkelson, as the men's and women's track and field coach, and Jed Friedrich as the men's and women's cross country coach. Bahr will begin his full-time duties in August.
Senior Tyler Geyen finished fourth in the 110-meter hurdles and the 4x400 meter relay team placed fifth at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Marietta, Ohio on Saturday. Geyen crossed the finish line with a time of 14.53 seconds, while the 4x400 meter relay team clocked a time of 3:12.72. The Gusties finished the meet tied for 36th place with nine points from both performances.
The Gustavus men's 4x400 meter relay team qualified for the event finals after finishing third in its preliminary heat with a school record time of 3:12.48 at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday afternoon. The squad bettered the previous record, which was set at the MIAC Championships at 3:13.62, by over a second. The NCAA Championships are being hosted by Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio.