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.
A total of 19 Bulldogs represented Concordia Track & Field on day one of the 2023 NAIA outdoor national meet. The highlights included an NAIA national runner-up claim for Josie Puelz and a finals qualification for Rylee Haecker.
Concordia Track & Field boasts the most 2023 NAIA Scholar-Athletes for both men and women. A total of 60 Bulldogs have achieved Scholar-Athlete status, including 37 women and 23 men.
A group of 32 Bulldogs is on its way to Marion, Ind., for the 2023 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships. Those qualifiers have combined for 53 past NAIA All-America awards. The meet will run May 24-26.
For the eighth time in his career, Matt Beisel has been named the NAIA Midwest Region Women's Coach of the Year by the USTFCCCA. The latest award comes on the heels of another GPAC championship for Concordia women's track.
A total of 32 Bulldog athletes have qualified for the 2023 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships. The qualifiers are preparing to head to Marion, Ind., for national championship action May 24-26.
It was a strong final pre-nationals weekend as three more automatic national qualifying standards were achieved at the UNK Loper Twilight. Those marks came from Erin Painter, Joel Rathe and Gretchen Stottlemyre on Saturday (May 13).
Xavier Ross enjoyed a breakthrough 2020 indoor season and now hopes for even better in 2021. The Chicago area native has his sights set on the school's 400 meter record.
Concordia's storied track and field programs enter a new season thankful for the opportunity to compete. The Bulldogs will kick things off with the Early Bird Meet on Dec. 4-5.
He can help fix your roof and he can make you smile. National champion track star and alum Michael Saalfeld owns a fun and endearing personality to go along with all the accolades.
There had been many close calls and a series of national runner-up claims made by Concordia athletic teams in a variety of sports. In May of 2015, men's track & field broke through with a long-awaited team national title.
She's a GPAC champion, a "pro hammocker" and a "novice kayaker." Kennedy Mogul is helping uplift her teammates during these strange times with her colorful personality.
A senior in the class of 2020, Jacob Cornelio has made the decision to return in the spring of 2021 to complete his outdoor track and field eligibility. He discussed that decision and his NAIA weight throw title.
Concordia track and field was fortunate to complete its indoor season, but then had the 2020 outdoor campaign wiped out. Coach Matt Beisel expects this to be just a temporary speed bump for his programs.
Named GPAC Athlete of the Year as just a sophomore, Rachel Battershell became an elite athlete in short order. The Wyoming native sees no limits to what she can do with God at her side.
A two-time discus national champion, senior Addie Shaw shows her teammates the path to success in leading by example. The small-town Nebraskan is a jack-of-all-trades with the ability to reach the podium many times in 2020.
Jacob Cornelio enters his senior hopeful of adding his name to the long list of throws national champions at Concordia. However, the native of Elk Grove, Calif., is so much more than his credentials.