The 2023 Concordia Outdoor Invitational will run Friday and Saturday (April 14-15) inside Bulldog Stadium. Head Coach Matt Beisel's program will host athletes from a total of 12 institutions, including eight from the NAIA level.
For their performances at the Central College Invite, Adrianna Rodencal and Zach Zohner have been honored as GPAC Athletes of the Week. Both Bulldogs lead in the GPAC in an event while ranking in the top 10 nationally.
Another school hurdles record for Adrianna Rodencal stood out as the highlight of Good Friday (April 7) at the Central Invite for Concordia Track & Field. Rodencal was one of five Bulldogs to emerge as event champions in Pella, Iowa.
Concordia Track & Field cracked the top 15 of the NAIA Outdoor National Rating Index released by the USTFCCCA on Wednesday (April 5). The nationally ranked Bulldogs are prepping for Friday's Central Invite in Pella, Iowa.
An first-place and automatic national qualifying time in the 400 meter hurdles led to Jordan Koepke being named GPAC Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week. Koepke is the defending GPAC champion in the event.
Five Bulldogs came through with new automatic national qualifying standards and Lauren Dawson broke the school's race walk record at the Central Nebraska Challenge. The meet also saw five Concordia athletes win event titles.
Seven-time NAIA All-American Rylee Haecker garnered GPAC Track Athlete of the Week honors after winning races in the 1,500 meters and as part of the 4x800 meter relay at the Grand View Viking Relays.
A group made up of mostly distance runners and throwers represented Concordia University Track & Field in the program’s first outdoor meet of the 2023 season. Collectively, the Bulldogs won six event titles at the Grand View Viking Relays.
Outdoor track season has nearly arrived for the Bulldogs, who are coming off indoor GPAC placements of first for the women and third for the men. The dynamics change with a different set of events on tap for outdoor track.
Courtesy of their performances at the 2023 NAIA indoor national meet, 11 Bulldogs have earned All-America awards. The list includes pole vault national champ Josie Puelz and national runners up Kylahn Freiberg and Zach Zohner.
Roughly 30 years after John Puelz made his mark at Concordia, John's daughter Josie has brought the Puelz name back to the forefront in a big way. The family's legacy will always have a deep and special connection to Concordia.
Concordia Track & Field has reached meet week while readying to host the Bulldog Early Bird. The Bulldogs are coming off 2021 GPAC indoor placements of first on the women's side and third on the men's side.
It had to be God's plan that resulted in Carol Bailey-Moravec landing at Concordia College in 1986. The next four years saw Bailey-Moravec achieve unprecedented success.
The accomplished Addie Shaw earned 11 All-America awards and two national titles in an incredible collegiate career. Shaw provided a reflection on her time at Concordia.
A wave emotion hit Liz Stottlemyre after the final throw of her Bulldog career resulted in a national title and school record. It was a moment made even more special by the people involved.
Fresh off a thrilling 2021 indoor season, the Bulldogs have high hopes for the spring. The roster has been beefed up for outdoor track & field, which is back after a year hiatus in 2020.
The success experienced by the Concordia Women's Track & Field program has been a byproduct of the special combination of talent, faith, family atmosphere and elite competition within the program.
There have been moments of frustration and self-doubt, but senior Anna Baack overcame those struggles to return to a national qualifying level. Her story is one of perseverance with the help of a strong support system.
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.