Muller, Rojas named GPAC Track & Field Athletes of the Week

By admin on Jan. 20, 2016 in Track & Field

GPAC Release

SEWARD, Neb. – The GPAC announced the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC track and field athletes of the week Wednesday. Making a clean sweep was Concordia’s men’s team. Senior Jose Rojas grabbed field athlete of the week while junior CJ Muller was named track athlete of the week.

Last weekend at the Nisely Classic, both Rojas and Muller made national qualifying marks in their respective events.

Rojas placed first in the seeded shot put with a national qualifying mark of 52-02 which also ranks fifth on the NAIA national list. In the weight throw, the Arizona native again hit a qualifying mark and placed fourth with a 56-11.25 throw, also fifth on the NAIA list.

Muller finished the 200 meter dash in 22.88 seconds. The Omaha native ran the 600 meters in 1:21.83. He took the title in both events. The 600 meter time was a national qualifying mark and ranks fourth on the NAIA list.

The Bulldog track and field team will return to action on Friday. Concordia will make the short trip to Nebraska Wesleyan for the Prairie Wolf Invite inside the Devaney Center.