SEWARD, Neb. – For his efforts at the season opening Augustana Twilight, Concordia University’s Camden Sesna has been recognized as the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Runner of the Week, as announced by the conference on Wednesday (Sept. 7). This marks the third career GPAC weekly award for Sesna, who was twice named GPAC Runner of the Week in 2021. Sesna outpaced all other GPAC and NAIA competition at the Augie Twilight, held Sept. 2 at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls, S.D.
A seventh place GPAC finisher and NAIA national qualifier last year, Sesna appears poised for another strong campaign on the trails. In Sioux Falls, Sesna placed 36th overall out of a field 321 individuals, including competitors from all levels of collegiate athletics. Sesna ran a four-mile personal best time of 20:19.33. As the frontrunner, Sesna led the Bulldog men’s team to a 12th place claim out of 32 teams. Concordia placed above all other GPAC and NAIA teams at the Augustana Twilight.
Also a three-time national qualifier on the track, Sesna will lead the Bulldogs back into action on Sept. 17 at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational in Lincoln, Neb. Concordia is currently receiving votes in the NAIA national poll.