Entries tagged with ‘gustavus track and field’

Sonnesyn, Welckle Named May Student-Athletes-Of-The-Month

Senior distance runner Marit Sonnesyn (Plymouth, Minn.) and junior baseball player Isaiah Welckle (Minneapolis, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College May Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.

Sarah Swanson Takes 20th In Shot Put At NCAA Track & Field Championships

Gustavus women’s track & field throwing specialist Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) capped her impressive Gustie career Friday at the NCAA Division III Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships, finishing 20th in the shot put with a throw of 12.53 meters (41-1.5).

Marit Sonnesyn Takes 13th In 10k At NCAA Track & Field Championships

Gustavus long distance runner Marit Sonnesyn (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) capped her impressive Gustie career Thursday at the NCAA Division III Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a 13th place finish in the 10k, crossing the line in 38:03.22.

Five Track & Field Athletes Named USTFCCCA All-Region

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the All-Region honorees for the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season and five Gustavus athletes earned recognition as part of the All-Central Region Team. On the men’s team, Michael Hensch (Fy., North Branch, Minn.) and Sam Fischer (Sr., Sauk Centre, Minn.) were honored as All-Region, and on the women’s team, Mallory Butchko (Fy., Elko, Minn.), Marit Sonnesyn (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.), and Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) were named All-Region.

Sonnesyn, Swanson To Represent Gustavus At NCAA Track & Field Championships

UPDATE (12:49 p.m. May 25): Due to the predicted severe weather Thursday afternoon and evening, the Division III Track and Field and Cross Country Committee has decided to adjust the championship schedule of events for Thursday. Marit Sonnesyn is competing in the 10k, which will now begin at 4:35 p.m.

Women’s Track & Field Takes Fourth At MIAC Championships, Men Take Seventh

The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams completed the MIAC Outdoor Championships on Saturday. The women took fourth place with 85 points, while the men took seventh with 55 points.

Women’s Track & Field In Fifth After Day One Of MIAC Championships, Men In Sixth

The Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field teams began competition at the MIAC Outdoor Championships on Friday and finished the day with a number of quality performances. The women sit in fifth place with 26 points, while the men are in sixth place with 12 points.

Krasaway, Sonnesyn Named April Student-Athletes-Of-The-Month

Senior golfer Andrew Krasaway (Hermantown, Minn.) and senior distance runner Marit Sonnesyn (Plymouth, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College April Male and Female Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.

Track & Field Hosts Lee Krough Invitational On Saturday

The Gustavus men's and women's track & field teams are set to host the Lee Krough Invitational on Saturday. Field events begin at 9 a.m. and track events begin at 12:15 p.m. Teams participating include Gustavus, Concordia, Saint Benedict, Saint Mary's, Bethany Lutheran, Crown, Martin Luther, Luther, University of Minnesota-Morris, Minnesota State University-Mankato, St. Scholastica, Winona State, and Waldorf.

Fischer, Swanson Set To Compete At NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships This Weekend

Gustavus track & field throwing specialists Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) and Sam Fischer (Sr., Sauk Centre, Minn.) have qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, which takes place Friday and Saturday at Grinnell College’s Bear Athletic Center in Grinnell, Iowa. Swanson will compete in the shot put after winning the MIAC title last week, while Fischer will compete in the weight throw after claiming the conference crown as well.