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).
It was a significant Concordia Twilight meet for Bulldog throwers, who posted four new 'A' standards on Friday (May 12). In addition, Lauren Dawson broke her own school record in a meet that included a lightning delay of nearly four hours.
Junior Cody Boellstorff proved his dominance in the weight throw over the 2016 indoor season. The thrower's improved technical ability and confidence has helped him reach new lengths as a Bulldog.
Kim Wood put together an are-you-for-real-right-now sort of moment at the GPAC championships as an example of what makes sports great. Here's how it happened.
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.