For the fifth year in a row, Concordia Track & Field will open the indoor season by hosting the Bulldog Early Bird Meet. Athletes from 12 competing institutions will join Concordia inside the Fieldhouse on Friday and Saturday (Dec. 8-9).
The 2023-24 indoor track & field schedule has been set as Head Coach Matt Beisel used the copy-and-paste method from past campaigns to formulate the upcoming season catalog. The season will get underway for the fifth year in a row with the Bulldog Early Bird Meet.
Josie Puelz earned the third Scholar Athlete of the Year award of her career as one of 40 Bulldogs to be named All-Academic Athletes by the USTFCCCA. Additionally, both Concordia squads earned All-Academic Team status.
With only a cinder track and no dedicated indoor facilities, Coach John Knight went to work building up the Concordia Cross Country and Track & Field programs. He succeeded in landing some of the top athletes in school history.
A two-time pole vault All-American and three-time GPAC champion, Zach Bennetts has been named the 2022-23 NAIA Track & Field All-American of the Year. He was joined with All-America accolades by Calvin Rohde and Zach Zohner.
Rachel Battershell headlined the list of five Bulldogs to earn Academic All-America awards from College Sports Communicators. Battershell was recognized as the Academic All-America Team Member of the Year for NAIA women's track & field.
A group of 10 Bulldogs from the Concordia Track/Cross Country programs earned distinction as 2022-23 Academic All-District® award winners, as announced by College Sports Communicators on Wednesday (May 31).
Thanks to their performances at the 2023 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships, nine Bulldogs have earned All-America honors for the outdoor season. Six of the honorees are repeat All-Americans.
Seven Bulldogs earned spots on the All-America podium on the final day of the 2023 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The highlights included a school record for Rylee Haecker and a sendoff for the accomplished Rachel Battershell.
In highlighting day two of the 2023 NAIA outdoor meet, the Concordia women’s 4x400 meter relay blazed to a first-place time in its heat of the prelims and Austen Rozelle crashed the All-America party in the discus. Twelve total Bulldogs competed.
Four Concordia track and field athletes top the NAIA leaderboard as part of an impressive 2016 indoor season. These Top Dawgs have again made the Bulldogs a national player.
After a banner 2015 season, the Concordia University track and field teams are poised for more thrills in 2016.
A new season is approaching for Concordia University Track & Field following a 2015 men's outdoor national title. The Bulldogs are ready to get back to action and turn the page, but it's hard not to reminisce about the events that unfolded back in May.
When Kregg Einspahr returned to his alma mater as head coach in 1992, members of the Concordia University track and field programs kicked up rocks while pacing an on-campus gravel track.