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The Gustavus Adolphus College men's track and field team opened its outdoor season with a fifth-place finish at the Central Invitational in Pella, Iowa. Division I institution Northern Iowa scored 215 points to claim the team title, followed by Division II UM-Duluth (149), host Central College (89), Iowa Central Community College (85) and Gustavus (61).
The 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams garnered all-conference honors as the Gustavus men's indoor track and field team finished in eighth place with 50 points at the MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Concordia College. The 4x200 meter relay team consisting of of Tyler Geyen (Sr., Watertown, Minn.), Cole Carlson (Jr., Mora, Minn.), Matt Leeb (So., Kasota, Minn.), and Matt Dvorak (Fy., Burnsville, Minn.) captured second place with a time of 1:30.35.
The Gustavus men's indoor track and field team will arrive at 2009 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships with a veteran group that will be looking to improve on their seventh place finish a year ago. The meet begins with the heptathlon competition on Thursday and runs through Saturday afternoon. Concordia will serve as the hosts with the event taking place at the Olson Forum on the Concordia campus.
The Gustavus men's indoor track and field team turned in a solid performance at the Pre-MIAC Meet hosted by Macalester College on Friday in St. Paul. No team scores were kept at the six-team meet, which included Bethel, Carleton, Concordia, Hamline, Gustavus, and host Macalester. The competition was the final meet before the MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Concordia College next weekend in Moorhead, Minn.
The Gustavus men's indoor track and field team compiled 152 points as it earned third place at the Saint John's Quad on Saturday in Collegeville. The Gusties recorded six first place finishes and took second through fifth place in the 200 meter dash. Tyler Geyen (Sr., Watertown, Minn.) remained undefeated in the 55-meter hurdles as he set a new school record with a time of 7.63, which also was a NCAA provisional standard.
Drew Hood, Chris deLaubenfels, Laura Edlund Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Track/Cross Country Team
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its men's and women's Academic All-District Track and Field/Cross Country Teams sponsored by ESPN The Magazine and three Gustavus student athletes were honored including Drew Hood, Chris deLaubenfels, and Laura Edlund.
Senior Drew Hood won the pole vault for the second year clearing a height of 14 feet, 9 inches and junior Tyler Geyen finished third in the 110 high hurdles (14.76) and fourth in the javelin at a distance of 166 feet, 10 inches. Gustavus finished ninth as a team with 31 points, while St. Thomas finished first with 183.0 points.
The Gustavus men's track and field team will compete in the MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships this Friday and Saturday at Hamline University. Senior pole vaulter Drew Hood and junior hurdler Tyler Geyen are ranked among the elite performers in the conference heading into the weekend championships.
Gustavus Adolphus College junior Tyler Geyen (Watertown, Minn.) has been named the MIAC Field Athlete of the Week by the conference track and field coaches. Geyen won the 110 meter hurdles in a NCAA provisionally qualifying time of 14.77 Sunday at the Meet of the UnSaintly. This time ranks him second in the MIAC this season. Geyen also placed third in the javelin with a personal best throw of 51.91m (169' 11 3/4").
The Gustavus men's track and field team was finally able to compete on a good weather day at the Meet of the Unsaintly at Hamline on Sunday afternoon. The team responded with some very good performances including Tyler Geyen winning the 110 hurdles with a season best time of 14.77 and Drew Hood winning the pole vault at a height of 15 feet, 5 inches.