The 2023-24 indoor track & field schedule has been set as Head Coach Matt Beisel used the copy-and-paste method from past campaigns to formulate the upcoming season catalog. The season will get underway for the fifth year in a row with the Bulldog Early Bird Meet.
Josie Puelz earned the third Scholar Athlete of the Year award of her career as one of 40 Bulldogs to be named All-Academic Athletes by the USTFCCCA. Additionally, both Concordia squads earned All-Academic Team status.
With only a cinder track and no dedicated indoor facilities, Coach John Knight went to work building up the Concordia Cross Country and Track & Field programs. He succeeded in landing some of the top athletes in school history.
A two-time pole vault All-American and three-time GPAC champion, Zach Bennetts has been named the 2022-23 NAIA Track & Field All-American of the Year. He was joined with All-America accolades by Calvin Rohde and Zach Zohner.
Rachel Battershell headlined the list of five Bulldogs to earn Academic All-America awards from College Sports Communicators. Battershell was recognized as the Academic All-America Team Member of the Year for NAIA women's track & field.
A group of 10 Bulldogs from the Concordia Track/Cross Country programs earned distinction as 2022-23 Academic All-District® award winners, as announced by College Sports Communicators on Wednesday (May 31).
Thanks to their performances at the 2023 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships, nine Bulldogs have earned All-America honors for the outdoor season. Six of the honorees are repeat All-Americans.
Seven Bulldogs earned spots on the All-America podium on the final day of the 2023 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The highlights included a school record for Rylee Haecker and a sendoff for the accomplished Rachel Battershell.
In highlighting day two of the 2023 NAIA outdoor meet, the Concordia women’s 4x400 meter relay blazed to a first-place time in its heat of the prelims and Austen Rozelle crashed the All-America party in the discus. Twelve total Bulldogs competed.
A total of 19 Bulldogs represented Concordia Track & Field on day one of the 2023 NAIA outdoor national meet. The highlights included an NAIA national runner-up claim for Josie Puelz and a finals qualification for Rylee Haecker.
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.
A state champion pole vaulter, Chase Berry will stay home and compete as a Bulldog. Along with Chase come lofty expectations. Because of circumstances he's faced, Chase is uniquely equipped to handle the expectations.
Dr. Brandon Seifert is a prime example of what happens when a standout athlete combines focus and determination. In a defining moment, the now surgeon overcame significant injury and triumphed in impressive fashion.