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Hensch Earns Third Consecutive MIAC Field Athlete of the Week

Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) once again starred for the Gustavus men's track and field team at the MSU-Mankato Twilight. Hensch started his day with a personal best in the hammer throw, hurling a school record of 200-6 for a second-place finish. For his performance, Hensch was named MIAC Field Athlete of the Week for the third consecutive time. 

Hensch, Hartmann Named April Student-Athletes of the Month

Men's track and field throwing specialist Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) and women's tennis player Bri Hartmann (Sr., Owatonna, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College April Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.

Hensch Earns Second Consecutive MIAC Field Athlete of the Week Honor

Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) won two events at the Drake Alternative and took second in another to lead the Gustavus throwers. For his performance, Hensch was named MIAC Field Athlete of the Week for the second-straight week. 

Men’s Track & Field Wins Eight Events at Drake Alternative

The Gustavus men’s track & field team hosted the Drake Alternative on Friday for its only home meet of the season. Five Gusties captured six first-place finishes – Bridger Pavelka (Jr., Minnetonka, Minn.) in the 1500 meters, Nick Kerbeshian (So., Plymouth, Minn.) in the 5K, Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) in the 110 hurdles, Alex Wischnack (Sr., Norwood, Minn.) in the 3000-meter steeplechase, and Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) in both the shot put and hammer throw.

Hensch, Rooney Named MIAC Men’s Track & Field Athletes of the Week

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its Men’s Track & Field Athletes of the Week on Tuesday and Gustavus earned a couple honors. Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) was named Track Athlete of the Week and Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) was selected as the Field Athlete of the Week.

Hensch, Rooney Have Record-Setting Performances at Carleton Relays

The Gustavus men’s track & field team Saturday took second the Carleton Relays with 165 points, 34 shy of first place Minnesota-Duluth (Division II).  Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) and Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) both had breaking-setting performances.

Men’s Track & Field Takes Home Five First-Place Finishes at Mustang Open

The Gustavus men’s track & field team competed at the Mustang Open at Mount Mercy University on Saturday as a full team for the first time this outdoor season. Andrew Stumbo, Taylor Rooney, Alex Wischnack, and Michael Hensch all led the Gusties with first place finishes in their respective events.

Five Gusties Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Wednesday announced the members of the 2019 NFF Hampshire Honor Society. Gustie seniors earning a place on this year’s team include Jamison Beulke (Montgomery, Minn.), Michael Hensch (North Branch, Minn.), Sean Kelly (Shorewood, Minn.), Jack Sorenson (West St. Paul, Minn.), and Tanner Sparrow (Edina, Minn.).

Hensch Takes 11th in Shot Put at NCAA Indoor Championships

Gustavus throwing specialist Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) took 11th in the shot put Saturday at the NCAA Division III Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships. 

Rooney Finishes 10th in 60M Hurdles at NCAA Indoor Meet, Hensch 13th in Weight Throw

Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) and Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) represented Gustavus at the NCAA Division III Men’s Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday.