The Concordia Track & Field program has solidified a 2024 indoor nationals roster of 32. The entire NAIA qualifying field was announced on Friday (Feb. 23) by the national office.
Another coaching award came the way of Matt Beisel, who was recognized by the USTFCCCA as the 2024 NAIA Midwest Region Women’s Indoor Coach of the Year. Beisel was also named GPAC Women's Coach of the Year.
Matt Beisel and his staff earned recognition as the 2024 GPAC Women's Indoor Coach/Program of the Year and 46 Bulldogs garnered all-conference accolades. The list includes seven individual GPAC champions.
The incredible string of GPAC team championships has reached 10 for the women's track & field program. The Bulldogs turned in placements of first on the women's side and third on the men's side at the '24 GPAC indoor meet.
As part of her terrific indoor season, Jenna Esch ran the 800 meters in 2:15.68 at the Concordia Invite and was named the GPAC Women's Track Athlete of the Week. Esch is qualified for nationals in six events.
Following five weekends of indoor competition this 2023-24 season, Concordia Track & Field is gearing up for the 2024 indoor conference meet. The Bulldogs will enter the GPAC championships holding 16 conference leading marks.
It was the indoor home finale for the 2023-24 season. The Bulldogs seized the opportunity by adding six automatic national qualifying standards to the season tally. Concordia athletes also combined for 11 event titles.
Energetic and intensely competitive, Rylee Haecker has been described by coaches as "a gamer." Beyond athletics, Haecker is caring and outgoing, is a positive encourager of her teammates and is devout in her faith.
For the second time in two weeks, Kylahn Freiberg has been named the GPAC women's track athlete of the week. Freiberg turned in automatic national qualifying times in both the mile and 3,000 meters last week.
The Concordia Invite will serve as the fourth and final home meet for the Bulldogs this 2023-24 indoor season. Athletes from eight institutions will convene inside the Walz Fieldhouse on Feb. 9.
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.