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.
Several national qualifying members of the 2016 national championship women's outdoor track and field team provided reflections on just what the accomplishment in Gulf Shores meant to them.
Led by its powerful throwing program, Concordia University track and field has won both a men's and women's team national title over the past two seasons. Just how was the NAIA's top throwing program built?
The Concordia women won a track and field national title for the first time ever while the men finished as a national runner up at the 2016 outdoor championships. Individually, Zach Lurz won the shot put title.
Out of the shadows of fellow national championship teammates, Josh Slechta has made himself into a standout even amongst a loaded group of Bulldog throwers.
Matt Beisel is set to return to his alma mater. The 1992 Concordia grad has been named head coach of Bulldog cross country and track and field.
Described as a "free spirit," the confident McKenzie Gravo is just scratching the surface of her vast potential - and she's already a two-time GPAC champion and an All-American.
Head coach of Concordia cross country and track and field since 1992, Dr. Kregg Einspahr has announced he has accepted a full-time teaching position within the science department.
The Concordia track and field programs return to action on Saturday at the Hastings Invite. They are both fresh off top-five national finishes at the indoor national championships.
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.