It was a day for underdogs as Kylahn Freiberg and Zach Zohner earned national runner up finishes while starring for the Bulldogs on the final day of the 2023 NAIA indoor national meet. The women placed sixth as a team while the men placed 31st.
Driven by her pursuit of excellence, Josie Puelz has achieved greatness. She won her fifth career NAIA pole vault national title while leading the way for the Bulldogs on Friday (March 3). Erin Mapson also earned a podium finish in the pole vault.
On day one of the NAIA National Championship meet, 13 athletes represented the Bulldogs in Brookings, S.D. Most notably, the Concordia women's 4x4 qualified for the finals as one of three relays to run on Thursday (March 2).
The 2023 NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships will wrap up the indoor season for the Bulldogs, who will send 32 athletes to Brookings, S.D. Concordia's field includes 14 past All-Americans.
In conjunction with the NAIA's release of 2023 indoor national qualifiers, Concordia Track & Field has announced its qualifying roster of 32 Bulldogs. They will be headed to Brookings, S.D., for the 2023 national indoor meet March 2-4.
Matt Beisel was named both 2023 GPAC Women's Indoor Coach of the Year and 2023 NAIA Midwest Region Women’s Coach of the Year on Thursday (Feb. 23). Beisel guided the women's program to an eighth GPAC title in a row.
As announced by the GPAC on Thursday (Feb. 23), Adrianna Rodencal has been named the 2023 GPAC Indoor Women's Athlete of the Year and Matt Beisel the 2023 GPAC Women's Indoor Coach of the Year. In addition, 59 Bulldogs garnered all-conference accolades.
Concordia Women's Track & Field celebrated its eighth-straight GPAC title while hosting the 2023 conference indoor meet. Adrianna Rodencal led the way as the GPAC Athlete of the Meet. Meanwhile, the Bulldog men placed third.
Amy Richert became a conference individual champion for the first time and the Bulldogs racked up 27 team points in the pentathlon as the 2023 GPAC indoor meet got underway. The championships will continue on Saturday from the Fieldhouse.
For their performances at the Concordia Invite, Josie Puelz and Adrianna Rodencal were named GPAC Athletes of the Week on Wednesday (Feb. 15). Both Bulldogs are GPAC event leaders heading into the conference meet.
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.