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Eight Gusties Compete at Chuck Petersen Open

A small group of the Gustavus men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams kicked off the indoor season Saturday at the Chuck Peterson Open & Multi, hosted by Minnesota State-Mankato. Three athletes on the men’s team and five from the women’s squad competed on Saturday with six Gusties setting lifetime bests, four winning their event, and two breaking school records.

Hensch Earns All-America in Shot Put, Rooney Takes 11th in 110 Hurdles

Gustavus thrower Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) earned his second All-America honor in as many days, taking seventh place in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Friday. Hensch’s second throw of 54-01.75 (16.50m) in the second flight was his best toss of the event.

Three Gusties Set to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Three members from the Gustavus track & field teams will compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on May 23-25 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) and Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) will represent the Gustie men, while Katie Keelin (Jr., Burnsville, Minn.) will represent the women.

Track & Field Receives All-Region Honors, Three Qualify for NCAA Meet

All-Region honors for the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season were announced Sunday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following the conclusion of the regular season and four Gustavus student-athletes were recognized.

Hensch Wins Third MIAC Outstanding Field Athlete, Rooney and Stumbo Join on All-MIAC Team

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its men’s track & field postseason awards Thursday and three Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) was named Outstanding Field Athlete after winning the grand slam of throwing events, while Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) and Andrew Stumbo (So., Boone, Iowa) earned All-Conference as well.

Men’s Track & Field Takes Third at MIAC Outdoor Championships

The Gustavus men’s track & field team took third place at the 2019 MIAC Outdoor Championships, totaling 98 points. On day two of the meet, the Gusties garnered three event champions, highlighted by Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) completing the grand slam of throwing events.

Men’s Track & Field in Second After Day One of MIAC Championships

The Gustavus men’s track & field team sits in second place with 43 points after seven events scored Friday at the MIAC Outdoor Championships, hosted by the University of St. Thomas. The Gusties earned two conference titles, broke two MIAC meet records, while four more advanced to the finals Saturday.

Men’s Track & Field Competes at MSU Twilight

The Gustavus men’s track & field team competed in the MSU-Mankato Twilight on Saturday. Eamonn McCullough (Fy., Waverly, Iowa) , Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.), and Bridger Pavelka (Jr., Minnetonka, Minn.) each placed first in their respective events to lead the team. The Gusties had eight more top-five performances.

Men’s Track & Field Wins Eight Events at Drake Alternative

The Gustavus men’s track & field team hosted the Drake Alternative on Friday for its only home meet of the season. Five Gusties captured six first-place finishes – Bridger Pavelka (Jr., Minnetonka, Minn.) in the 1500 meters, Nick Kerbeshian (So., Plymouth, Minn.) in the 5K, Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) in the 110 hurdles, Alex Wischnack (Sr., Norwood, Minn.) in the 3000-meter steeplechase, and Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) in both the shot put and hammer throw.

Hensch, Rooney Named MIAC Men’s Track & Field Athletes of the Week

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its Men’s Track & Field Athletes of the Week on Tuesday and Gustavus earned a couple honors. Taylor Rooney (So., Andover, Minn.) was named Track Athlete of the Week and Michael Hensch (Sr., North Branch, Minn.) was selected as the Field Athlete of the Week.