Entries tagged with ‘outdoor’

Alex Zupan won the 1500 and 5000 at the Central (Iowa) Invitational. 

Men’s Track and Field Opens Outdoor Season With Fourth Place Finish at Central Invitational

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's track and field team opened its outdoor season Friday, April 6, with a fourth-place finish at the Central (Iowa) Invitational in Pella, Iowa. Hastings College scored 174 points to run away with the team title, followed by Iowa Central Community College (118), host Central (89), and Gustavus (80.5). Alex Zupan won the 1500 and 5000 races to lead the Gusties, who host the Lee Krough Invitational Saturday, April 14.

Lisa Brown posted three top-five finishes and provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in the javelin. 

Women’s Track and Field Takes Fourth at Central (Iowa) Invitational

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's track and field team opened their outdoor season Friday, April 6, with a fourth place finish at the Central (Iowa) Invitational in Pella, Iowa. Gustavus finished with 99.5 points, while Simpson edged Hastings out 183.5-177.5 for the team title. Sophomore Lisa Brown provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships with a 134-01 effort in the javelin throw, placing second.

2006 NCAA Division III women’s javelin champion Lisa Brown 

Lisa Brown Wins Javelin Throw at NCAA Championships; Cronen and Miest Earn All-America Honors

Gustavus Adolphus first-year Lisa Brown captured the national title in the javelin throw Saturday at the 2006 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill. Brown's Division III season best toss of 154 feet, 6 inches bettered her own Gustavus record by nearly 18 feet. Ashley Cronen (fifth) and Tanner Miest (eighth) added top-eight finishes in the 800-meter run and the 110-meter hurdles, respectively.