Entries tagged with ‘Women’s Track and Field’

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Kaelene Lundstrum-Pentathlon Champion at MSU-Mankato Open 

Women’s Track & Field Competes At MSU-Mankato Open

The Gustavus women's track and field team competed in the MSU-Mankato Open on Friday and Saturday in the Meyers Field Field House in Mankato, Minn. Kaelene Lundstrum was the top Gustavus performer in the meet. Lundstrum won the heptathlon with 3468 points, setting a new Gustavus record.

Dale Bahr 

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.

Junior Kaelene Lundstrum 

Women’s Track And Field Finishes Strong On Final Day To Earn Sixth Place At NCAA Championships

The Gustavus women's track and field team used three top-eight results to finish a program-best sixth place with 27 points on the final day of the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Marietta, Ohio. Wartburg College won the team title with 52 points. Kaelene Lundstrum (Jr., Bird Island, Minn.) and Sam Broderius (So., Hector, Minn.) finished second in the high jump and seventh in the shot put, respectively, while the 4x400 meter relay placed eighth.

Lisa Brown won her third NCAA javelin title on Thursday. 

Lisa Brown Captures National Javelin Title, Kaelene Lundstrum In Second Place After First Day Of Heptathlon

Gustavus Adolphus senior Lisa Brown (Lake Crystal, Minn.) won her third national javelin title at the 2009 NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships with a stadium record effort of 158 feet on Thursday afternoon. Brown, who also finished second in 2007, is the second female athlete in NCAA Division III history to win three national javelin championships joining Renee Erickson of Concordia-Moorhead. The NCAA Championships are being hosted by Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio.

Head Track and Field Coach Tom Thorkelson 

Tom Thorkelson Named Division III Central Region Women’s Track and Field Coach Of The Year

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has selected Tom Thorkelson as the 2009 Division III Central Region Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year. Thorkelson was one of eight coaches to receive regional coach of year honors and is now eligible for Division III National Women's Track and Field Coach of the Year.

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Six Women’s Track and Field Team Members Qualify For NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Six members of the Gustavus women's track and field team have been selected to participate in the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships which will be held May 21-23 at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. That group includes senior Lisa Brown, junior Kaelene Lundstrum, sophomore Sam Broderius, senior Elizabeth Pringle, sophomore Abby Karl, and first year Danielle Burgmeier.

Senior Lisa Brown 

Lisa Brown Named Division III Central Region Field Athlete Of The Year

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has selected Gustavus Adolphus senior Lisa Brown as the 2009 Division III Central Region Women's Field Athlete of the Year. Brown was one of eight student-athletes to receive regional athlete of year honors and is now eligible for Division III National Women's Field Athlete of the Year.

Sam Broderius is looking to qualify for the NCAA Championships in the shot put and discus. 

Sam Broderius Named Outstanding Women’s Field Athlete At MIAC Championships

Gustavus Adolphus sophomore Sam Broderius (Hector, Minn.) has been named the Outstanding Women's Field Athlete at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships after winning titles in the discus and the shot put. Broderius captured the shot put title with a NCAA provisional distance of 44 feet, 8 3/4 inches and the discus title with a NCAA provisional distance of 148 feet, 3 inches.

Tom Thorkelson was named the MIAC Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Coach of the Year. 

Tom Thorkelson Named MIAC Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Coach of the Year

Gustavus Adolphus College women's track and field coach Tom Thorkelson has been selected as the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Outdoor Track and Field Coach of the Year. Thorkelson led the Gusties to a second-place finish at the MIAC Championships last weekend. Gustavus won seven individual events as it compiled 173 points, which is the highest point total in program history.

Women’s Track and Field Posts Strongest Program Finish At MIAC Championships, Places Second

The Gustavus women's track and field team won seven individual events as it compiled 173 points, which is the highest point total in program history, to finish second at the MIAC Championships hosted by Carleton College. Sophomore Sam Broderius (Hector, Minn.) captured multiple event titles with NCAA provisional marks in the shot put with a distance of 44 feet, 8 3/4 inches and the discus with a distance of 148 feet, 3 inches.