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Indoor Track and Field Set for Tri Meet

The Gustavus women’s and men’s indoor track & field teams are set to compete at the Donald McNeely Spectrum at Saint John’s University for a tri-meet against the Johnnies, Saint Ben's, and Augsburg.

Taylor Rooney Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week

For the third time in his career, Taylor Rooney (Sr., Andover) has been selected as the USTFCCCA Division III National Athlete of the Week.

Taylor Rooney Named MIAC Track Athlete of the Week

Taylor Rooney (Sr., Andover) has been selected MIAC Track Athlete of the Week for his performance at Bethel on Saturday. Rooney had a pair of record-breaking performances in the dual meet.

Men’s Indoor Track and Field Sets Records in Season Opener

The Gustavus men’s indoor track and field team was back in action at Bethel on Saturday to take an 80-74 win over Bethel.

Four Gusties Earn USTFCCCA All-America Honors

The USTFCCCA announced its All-America awards for the 2020 indoor season on Tuesday and four Gustavus student-athletes received the honor -  Steven Orzolek (So., Darwin), Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover), Birgen Nelson (Fy., Edina), and Tierney Winter (Sr., Waterville).

Four Gusties Earn All-Region, Qualify for NCAA Indoor Championships

The Gustavus men's and women's track and field teams will each send two participants to the NCAA Track and Field Championships. The men's team will send Steven Orzolek (So., Darwin) (shot put) and Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) (60m hurdles) while the women will send Birgen Nelson (Fy., Edina) (60m hurdles) and Tierney Winter (Sr., Waterville) (mile). The same four athletes were also named All-Region for their performances during the 2020 indoor season.

Rooney Named National and MIAC Track Athlete of the Week

Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) clocked another sub-8.05 effort in the 60-meter hurdles last weekend when he went 8.00 at the Maverick Invitational to better his NCAA Division III lead, setting a new Gustavus school record. For his performance, Rooney has been named both USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week and MIAC Track Athlete of the Week. 

Rooney Takes 17th in 60m Hurdles at USATF Indoor Championships

Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) found himself in rare company Friday night. Instead of blowing past college competition with the fastest time in NCAA Division III this season, the Gusties’ star hurdler stepped into the blocks next to world-class athletes at the USATF Indoor Championships.

Taylor Rooney Set to Compete in USATF Indoor Championships Friday

Gustavus track and field junior Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover, Minn.) is set to compete in the 60m hurdles at the United States of America Track & Field (USATF) Championships at Albuquerque, N.M. on Friday. Rooney is the first Gustavus athlete to compete at the USATF Indoor Championships. He is also the first Gustie to compete at a U.S. Championship event since Lisa Brown competed in the javelin at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Rooney, Steinberg Named January Student-Athletes of the Month

Men’s track and field student-athlete Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) and women’s diver Sophia Steinberg (Jr., Faribault) have been named Gustavus Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Month, which is voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department and presented by Thrivent Financial.