Entries tagged with ‘Women’s Cross Country’
The Gustavus women's cross country team hosted its annual Alumni Meet on Saturday morning in the Arboretum on the west side of campus. Thirty-one runners participated in the race including 25 members of the Gustavus team and six alumni. Laura Edlund, who graduated this past May and was a 2007 All-Conference performer, finished first with a time of 18:41. Brooke Beskau was the top Gustavus runner as she placed third with a time of 19:35.
Coach Jed Friedrich welcomed 26 runners back to campus to begin training for the 2008 season which will kick off Sept. 13 at the Grinnell College Invitational. Senior captains Kelly Chaudoin and Kayla Ricksham will lead a young squad that includes 17 first year and sophomore competitors.
Drew Hood, Chris deLaubenfels, Laura Edlund Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Track/Cross Country Team
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its men's and women's Academic All-District Track and Field/Cross Country Teams sponsored by ESPN The Magazine and three Gustavus student athletes were honored including Drew Hood, Chris deLaubenfels, and Laura Edlund.
Women’s Cross Country Finishes Sixth at MIAC Championships; Edlund and Bernhardson Earn All-Conference Honors
In perfect weather conditions the Gustavus women's cross country team finished sixth out of 12 teams with 133 points at the MIAC Cross Country Championships Saturday in St. Paul. St. Thomas finished in first place with 74 points, two points ahead of second-place Carleton. Laura Edlund (Sr., Forest Lake, Minn.) improved on her 29th-place finish last year by placing sixth in a time of 22:57 to earn all-conference honors.
The Gustavus women's cross country team will take part in the MIAC Championships this Saturday at 2:00 pm at Como Park Golf Course in St. Paul, Minn. The Gustavus women's cross-country team looks to jump into the top three at the MIAC Championships after posting fourth place finishes for the past two years. Senior Laura Edlund has emerged as this year's top runner replacing two-time MIAC champion and NCAA Central Region Runner of the Year Hailey Harren.
On a beautiful day in La Crosse, Wisc., the Gustavus women's cross country team finished 11th with 295 points at the Tori Neubauer Invitational late Saturday morning. The University of Minnesota finished in first place with 120 points having all top five runners in the top 40. Laura Edlund (Forest Lake, Minn.) crossed the finish line first for the Golden Gusties in 16th-place with a time of 22:52. Edlund has been the fastest Gustavus finisher in every race this season.
Senior Laura Edlund (Forest Lake, Minn.) continues to run well as she won her first race of the season at the MSU-Mankato Open in Mankato Saturday in 15:25. No team scores were kept as Gustavus, MSU-Mankato, and St. Cloud State were the only schools competing in the 4K race. The Gusties had four runners place in the top seven. Sarah Bernhardson (Eden Prairie, Minn.) turned in her best race of the season finishing third with a time of 15:44, and being the second Gustie to cross the finish line.
The Gustavus women's cross country team placed fourth out of five teams at the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Bison Open. The Gusties posted a team total of 93 points which was 56 points behind first place NDSU (37). Senior Laura Edlund (Forest Lake, Minn.) turned in a fifth-place finish with a time of 19:21.20 in the 5,000 meter race.
Hailey Harren, senior cross country runner from Cold Spring, Minn., has been named a finalist for the second annual Senior Student-Athlete of the Year Award for senior student-athletes who compete in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Gustavus Adolphus College student athletes Hailey Harren (women's cross country) and Alex Zupan (men's cross country) have been selected as two of 58 student-athletes from across the country to receive a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for the fall sport season. Harren and Zupan were the only student-athletes from a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference institution selected to receive the $7,500 award this fall.