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The NCAA announced the accepted entries to the Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships and two Gustavus women’s athletes are set to compete at the national event this week. Representing the Gusties on the national stage are senior distance runner Marit Sonnesyn (Plymouth, Minn.) and senior thrower Sarah Swanson (Fairbanks, Alaska).
Five Gustavus women’s swimmers represented the College at the NCAA Championships this week –seniors Leah Anderson (Apple Valley, Minn.) and Tarin Anding (Sartell, Minn.), junior Nicole Lohman (North Mankato, Minn.), sophomore Kate Reilly (Hastings, Minn.), and first-year Maggie Webster (Apple Valley, Minn.). Competition lasted Wednesday through Saturday and the Gusties fared well on the national stage.
Gustavus women’s track & field throwing specialist Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) took 17th place in the shot put Saturday at the NCAA Championships, hosted by Grinnell College. Swanson posted a mark of 12.21 meters (40-0.75) on her third toss after fouling on both the first and second throws.
Gustavus men’s track & field throwing specialist Sam Fischer (Sr., Sauk Centre, Minn.) took 15th place in the weight throw Friday at the NCAA Championships, hosted by Grinnell College. Fischer posted a mark of 16.38 meters (53-9) on his first toss, and could not better his throw in the next two attempts.
Update: Schedule of events has been released with live results and live video links. Check here after each Gustavus event for updated results.
Gustavus track & field throwing specialists Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) and Sam Fischer (Sr., Sauk Centre, Minn.) have qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, which takes place Friday and Saturday at Grinnell College’s Bear Athletic Center in Grinnell, Iowa. Swanson will compete in the shot put after winning the MIAC title last week, while Fischer will compete in the weight throw after claiming the conference crown as well.
Liz Weiers will travel to Canton, New York for the NCAA Championships where she will compete in the hammer throw this weekend. St. Peter, Minn. – Gustavus Adolphus senior hammer throw specialist Elizabeth Weiers (Le Center, Minn.) will represent the Black and Gold at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend. The […]
Indianapolis, Ind. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s cross country team has been selected to participate in the NCAA Division III National Championships on Saturday, Nov. 17th in Terre Haute, Ind. The NCAA announced the 32-team field Sunday afternoon, where the Gusties received one of 16 at-large bids. After finishing in a tie for fourth on Saturday […]
Hurdle specialist Steve Groskreutz will placed eighth in the prelims of the 400-meter hurdles of the NCAA Championships on Thursday, earning a spot in Saturday's finals. Claremont, Calif. – Gustavus Adolphus senior track and field athlete Steve Groskreutz (Faribault, Minn.) is moving on to the finals of the 400-meter hurdles after placing eighth in the […]
The NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Committee announced Sunday the participants in the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships set to take place on May 24-26. Three Gustavus Adolphus student-athletes have qualified for this year’s competition, they include senior Steve Groskreutz (Faribault, Minn.), junior Josh […]