It was a hugely successful weekend for the Bulldog distance crew in action at the Husker Invite and Beile Classic. Kylahn Freiberg added two of the five new NAIA auto times produced by Concordia athletes in Lincoln or Crete.
After clearing 17 feet in the pole vault, Zach Zohner was honored on Wednesday (Jan. 31) with NAIA National and GPAC Athlete of the Week awards. Zohner currently paces the NAIA in the pole vault.
The fourth weekend of 2023-24 indoor competition for the Bulldogs will be made up of two meets: the Sevigne Husker Invitational and the Fred Beile Classic. Concordia athletes have combined for 21 NAIA 'A' standards.
While continuing to raise the bar, Zach Zohner cleared 17 feet in the pole vault and was named the NAIA Men's National Field Athlete of the Week by the USTFCCCA. Zohner leads the country in the event.
In the third-straight home meet to open the 2023-24 indoor season, Rylee Haecker starred in helping put two new 'A' standards on the board. Bulldog athletes combined for 13 event championships at the Concordia Classic.
Starring performances at the Concordia Polar Dog Invite from Kylahn Freiberg and Zach Zohner led to both Bulldogs being recognized as GPAC Athletes of the Week on Jan. 24.
National recognition came the way of the Concordia University Track & Field 4x800 meter relay that starred at Concordia Polar Dog Invite. The USTFCCCA honored the group as NAIA Women's National Athletes of the Week.
Concordia Track & Field will get comfortable at its home Walz Fieldhouse for the third-straight meet to begin the 2023-24 indoor season. Athletes from 10 institutions are set to compete at this weekend's Concordia Classic.
While making a return to action, Concordia athletes combined to for five new meet records and two fresh automatic national qualifying standards. Leading the way, Kylahn Freiberg crushed the 5k and Zach Zohner upped his NAIA best pole vault mark.
The resumption of the 2023-24 indoor season was put on hold another week due to inclement wintry weather. The Bulldogs will welcome athletes from 11 different institutions at Friday's Polar Dog Invite.
With a bevy of past All-Americans back in the fold, the Bulldogs are looking to remain a player on the conference and national scenes. The 2022 outdoor season gets started on Saturday with the Viking Relays in Des Moines, Iowa.
After nearly deciding to go elsewhere for college, Sarah Lewis felt something calling her to stay closer to home. Her presence at Concordia has been a blessing to a program that has taken off with the help of Lewis.
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.