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Four Gusties Earn USTFCCCA All-America Honors

The USTFCCCA announced its All-America awards for the 2020 indoor season on Tuesday and four Gustavus student-athletes received the honor -  Steven Orzolek (So., Darwin), Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover), Birgen Nelson (Fy., Edina), and Tierney Winter (Sr., Waterville).

Four Gusties Earn All-Region, Qualify for NCAA Indoor Championships

The Gustavus men's and women's track and field teams will each send two participants to the NCAA Track and Field Championships. The men's team will send Steven Orzolek (So., Darwin) (shot put) and Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) (60m hurdles) while the women will send Birgen Nelson (Fy., Edina) (60m hurdles) and Tierney Winter (Sr., Waterville) (mile). The same four athletes were also named All-Region for their performances during the 2020 indoor season.

Rooney Named National and MIAC Track Athlete of the Week

Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) clocked another sub-8.05 effort in the 60-meter hurdles last weekend when he went 8.00 at the Maverick Invitational to better his NCAA Division III lead, setting a new Gustavus school record. For his performance, Rooney has been named both USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week and MIAC Track Athlete of the Week. 

Rooney Takes 17th in 60m Hurdles at USATF Indoor Championships

Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) found himself in rare company Friday night. Instead of blowing past college competition with the fastest time in NCAA Division III this season, the Gusties’ star hurdler stepped into the blocks next to world-class athletes at the USATF Indoor Championships.

Taylor Rooney Set to Compete in USATF Indoor Championships Friday

Gustavus track and field junior Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover, Minn.) is set to compete in the 60m hurdles at the United States of America Track & Field (USATF) Championships at Albuquerque, N.M. on Friday. Rooney is the first Gustavus athlete to compete at the USATF Indoor Championships. He is also the first Gustie to compete at a U.S. Championship event since Lisa Brown competed in the javelin at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Rooney, Steinberg Named January Student-Athletes of the Month

Men’s track and field student-athlete Taylor Rooney (Jr., Andover) and women’s diver Sophia Steinberg (Jr., Faribault) have been named Gustavus Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Month, which is voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department and presented by Thrivent Financial.

Taylor Rooney Named MIAC Men’s Track Athlete of the Week

For the second week in a row Taylor Rooney of Gustavus men's track and field was named MIAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week. Rooney tied his Division-III leading time of 8.03 in the prelims of the 60-meter hurdles at the St. Olaf Quad on Saturday. He then went on to win the finals with a time of 8.12 while also being a member of the 4x200 relay team that placed first with a time of 1:33.60.

Track and Field 2020 Indoor Season Preview

The Gustavus track and field teams will be back in action for their second meet of the season Friday as they travel to Northfield for the St. Olaf Quad. The meet is set to begin at the Tostrud Center at 4 p.m.

Rooney Earns National Athlete of the Week Honors

Taylor Rooney kicked off 2020 winning the 60m hurdles in the MSU-Invite and earning USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week Honors with a time of 8.10.

Track and Field Competes at MSU-Invite

The Gustavus men's and women's track and field teams opened up their 2020 season on Sunday afternoon in Mankato at the MSU-Invite. The men finished the seven team meet in third place while the women finished fifth.