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The Gustavus women's cross country team returned to campus on Monday, August 24 to begin its pre-season workouts for the 2009 season. New Head Coach Dale Bahr welcomed 27 runners to campus. The team returns eight letterwinners from a year ago and will look to improve on its seventh place finish at the MIAC Championships last season. Leading the returners will be All-Conference and All-Region performer Brooke Beskau.
Dale Bahr Named Head Coach of Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Track and Field And Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams
Dale Bahr has been named the new head coach of both the men's and women's track and field programs and the men's and women's cross country programs at Gustavus Adolphus College. Bahr, a 1995 graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato, is replacing Tom Thorkelson, as the men's and women's track and field coach, and Jed Friedrich as the men's and women's cross country coach. Bahr will begin his full-time duties in August.
The Gustavus women's cross country team wrapped up its 2008 season with an 11th place finish (out of 26 teams) at the NCAA Central Region Meet hosted by Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa on Saturday. The Gusties were led by sophomore Brooke Beskau who earned All-Region honors with an 18th place finish.
Women’s Cross Country Team Finishes Sixth At MIAC Championships, Brooke Beskau Finishes Ninth Individually
The Gustavus women's cross country team finished sixth out of 12 teams at the MIAC Championships on Saturday. The Gusties posted a team score of 185 and finished behind champion St. Thomas (66), Bethel (68), Carleton (71), St. Olaf (104), Hamline (136),and St. Ben's (169). Brooke Beskau earned All-Conference honors by finishing ninth individually in a time of 22.39.47.
The Gustavus women's cross country team will begin its championship season this weekend with the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Championships which will take place on Saturday at the Como Park Golf Course in St. Paul, Minn. The Gusties will be looking to improve on their sixth place finish from a year ago. The women's race begins at 3 pm.
The Gustavus women's cross country team finished 14th out of 25 teams at the Tori Neubauer Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse on Saturday afternoon. South Dakota State University won the meet with a team total of 81, while the Gusties finished with a team total of 422. Gustavus was led by Brooke Beskau who finished 30th individually with a time of 22:46.
The Gustavus women's cross country team finished seventh out of 13 teams at the Dan Huston Invitational hosted by Wartburg College on Saturday morning in Waverly, Iowa. Brooke Beskau led the Gustie women on the day as she finished 19th (out of 169) on the 6,000 meter course with a time of 23:25.
The Gustavus women's cross country team finished 17th out of 36 teams at the Roy Griak Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota at the Les Bolstad Golf Course in Minneapolis. The Gusties were led by by Brooke Beskau who placed 36th in a time of 23:51.
The Gustavus women's cross country team opened its 2008 season with a 12th place finish out of 24 teams at the Les Duke Invitational hosted by Grinnell College at the Oakland Acres Country Club in Grinnell, Iowa. The Gusties were led by sophomore Brooke Beskau who placed 24th out of 328 runners with a time of 24:10 over the 6,000 meter course.
The Gustavus women's cross country team will open its 2008 season on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Les Duke Invitational hosted by Grinnell College. The Gusties return five of the team's top eight runners from a squad that finished sixth at the MIAC Championships last year. Coach Friedrich has been pleased with the team's training since reporting to campus in mid-August and is excited to get the racing season underway.