After clearing 17 feet in the pole vault, Zach Zohner was honored on Wednesday (Jan. 31) with NAIA National and GPAC Athlete of the Week awards. Zohner currently paces the NAIA in the pole vault.
The fourth weekend of 2023-24 indoor competition for the Bulldogs will be made up of two meets: the Sevigne Husker Invitational and the Fred Beile Classic. Concordia athletes have combined for 21 NAIA 'A' standards.
While continuing to raise the bar, Zach Zohner cleared 17 feet in the pole vault and was named the NAIA Men's National Field Athlete of the Week by the USTFCCCA. Zohner leads the country in the event.
In the third-straight home meet to open the 2023-24 indoor season, Rylee Haecker starred in helping put two new 'A' standards on the board. Bulldog athletes combined for 13 event championships at the Concordia Classic.
Starring performances at the Concordia Polar Dog Invite from Kylahn Freiberg and Zach Zohner led to both Bulldogs being recognized as GPAC Athletes of the Week on Jan. 24.
National recognition came the way of the Concordia University Track & Field 4x800 meter relay that starred at Concordia Polar Dog Invite. The USTFCCCA honored the group as NAIA Women's National Athletes of the Week.
Concordia Track & Field will get comfortable at its home Walz Fieldhouse for the third-straight meet to begin the 2023-24 indoor season. Athletes from 10 institutions are set to compete at this weekend's Concordia Classic.
While making a return to action, Concordia athletes combined to for five new meet records and two fresh automatic national qualifying standards. Leading the way, Kylahn Freiberg crushed the 5k and Zach Zohner upped his NAIA best pole vault mark.
The resumption of the 2023-24 indoor season was put on hold another week due to inclement wintry weather. The Bulldogs will welcome athletes from 11 different institutions at Friday's Polar Dog Invite.
Following a break of more than a month, Concordia Track & Field is set to resume the 2023-24 indoor season with representation at two weekend meets. The Bulldogs piled up 18 auto marks in the season's first meet.
A state champion pole vaulter, Chase Berry will stay home and compete as a Bulldog. Along with Chase come lofty expectations. Because of circumstances he's faced, Chase is uniquely equipped to handle the expectations.
Dr. Brandon Seifert is a prime example of what happens when a standout athlete combines focus and determination. In a defining moment, the now surgeon overcame significant injury and triumphed in impressive fashion.
Adrianna Shaw hasn't always loved throwing the discus, but it's safe to say it's grown on her. The idea of being a national champion is still sinking in for the latest Bulldog to climb to the top of the podium.
Nearly three weeks after completing the indoor season, the Bulldog track and field teams are ready for outdoor competition. Most of the team's athletes will get started next week at the Fort Hays State Invite.
The 2018 Concordia track and field roster has a different look with the loss of an accomplished senior class and the arrival of the program's largest ever recruiting class. Expectations remain high.
A returning national champion in the shot put, Samantha Liermann is one of the few holdovers from the past two years that saw Concordia throwers blow all reasonable expectations out of the water. She's back for more.
Stephanie Tietjen (maiden name Beberniss) blazed a trail for female pole vaulters at Concordia. She was utterly dominant in 2003, winning national and GPAC titles in both the indoor and outdoor pole vault.
It would be difficult to find an athlete with a more impressive résumé than senior Zach Lurz. Says Lurz, "I’m sure I’ll look back in five years and think that this was amazing." Lurz has four national titles to his credit.
An ACL tear as a senior in high school helped Allie Brooks realize just how much the pole vault means to her. Now as a sophomore at Concordia, Allie has taken flight and is living up to the Brooks name.
First-year head coach Matt Beisel finds himself in a unique situation in that he takes over programs that have raised a national championship trophy in back-to-back years. Bulldog track and field has created a climate of high expectation.