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).
Both Concordia programs expect a lot of themselves after placing in the top 10 nationally a year ago. The Bulldogs will be led by stars like Jacob Cornelio, Adrianna Shaw, Cody Williams and many others.
Incoming Bulldogs Chase Berry and Josie Puelz are getting set for a unique opportunity to rub elbows with Olympians at the Capitol District Pole Vault in Omaha on Aug. 1. Berry and Puelz bring lofty expectations to Concordia.
We call this an “untold story” because for quite some time, Samantha “Sam” Liermann chose to keep her struggles mostly between herself, her coach and those closest to her.
Claire Cornell and Mackenzie Koepke have taken advantage of a historic point in time for Concordia athletics. After contributing to a national title in basketball, the two freshmen will take to the national stage in outdoor track.
The small town boy from Imperial, Neb., has big time game. Cody Williams first came on Concordia's radar after a chance encounter. It hasn't taken long for Williams to become one of Concordia's brightest stars.
There’s momentum heading into the outdoor season for the Concordia track and field squads, which are coming off top 10 NAIA indoor national finishes. The Bulldog women won the GPAC indoor title.
The current Concordia women's 4x400 meter relay is uniquely special, and not just because it is now the indoor school record holder. Take a closer look at a faith-filled group that is just beginning to reach its full potential.
Some special things have transpired in the opening three weeks of the indoor season for Concordia track and field. A team effort across the board has the Bulldogs ranked second nationally for both men and women.
Not one to get too high or too low, senior Leah Larson has provided a calming presence for the Bulldog track and field jumps crew. The Norfolk, Neb., native has flourished in her senior season for nationally-ranked Concordia.
Led by stars such as Samantha Liermann and Cody Williams, the Concordia University track and field programs again have expectations of remaining a threat on the GPAC and national levels in 2019.