In a phenomenal freshman campaign, Adrianna Rodencal has swept GPAC Women's Indoor and Outdoor Athlete of the Year awards. In addition, 53 Bulldogs earned all-conference awards and Matt Beisel was named GPAC Women's Coach of the Year.
In winding down a fifth year of a remarkable collegiate journey, the triple major Rachel Battershell has rediscovered the joy that made her a champion. Nearing the finish line, Battershell reflected on an experience she calls "really special."
For athletes still seeking automatic national qualifying marks, two twilight meets will serve as last chance opportunities. The Bulldogs will host the Concordia Twilight this Thursday-Friday before heading to Kearney for the Loper Twilight.
Concordia Women's Track & Field raised the GPAC title banner once again while following the lead of stars such as Rachel Battershell and Adrianna Rodencal. Meanwhile, the men placed third at the 2023 conference outdoor meet hosted by Dordt.
The highlights from day one of the 2023 GPAC outdoor meet included pole vault titles from Josie Puelz and Zach Zohner and some big throws in the hammer. The Bulldogs lead the team scoring for the men and women entering day two.
Following six weeks of outdoor competition, Concordia Track & Field looks ahead to the 2023 GPAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The conference meet will take place at the home track of Dordt in Sioux Center, Iowa.
It was the women's relays that stole the show for the Bulldogs in their final weekend of action prior to the 2023 GPAC outdoor championships. The women's 4x2, 4x4 and 4x8 relays each achieved great heights at the Drake Relays.
In the final week of action prior to the 2023 GPAC outdoor championships, Concordia Track & Field will be represented at the Drake Relays and the Prairie Wolf Invitational. The Bulldogs have totaled nine automatic national marks in 2023.
After posting automatic national qualifying times in the 400 meters and as part of the 4x400 meter relay, Jenna Esch has been named the GPAC Women's Track Athlete of the Week. Concordia has pulled in 11 weekly awards in 2022-23.
Mild conditions that featured light winds were a welcome change of pace on Sunday (April 23) as Jenna Esch shined and the nationally ranked Concordia Track & Field squads won six events at the Dutcher Memorial.
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.