Both Concordia University Cross Country teams and seven Bulldog athletes were recognized with All-Academic awards from the USTFCCCA. National qualifiers who met the GPA requirement earned distinction.
At Concordia, Calvin Rohde found the ideal university for him to grow and flourish athletically while also enabling him to expand upon his talents as a musician. The experiences have included national meets and Christmas at Concordia.
Kylahn Freiberg put a bow on her collegiate cross country career by collecting All-America honors at the 2023 national championship meet. Freiberg and the women's team placed 18th nationally while Calvin Rohde represented the men's program.
A group of 26 Bulldogs represented the Concordia Cross Country programs with 2023 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete recognition. The list includes 17 repeat award winners from the 2022-23 academic year.
The 2023 NAIA Cross Country National Championships will play out on Friday, Nov. 17 in Vancouver, Wash. The Bulldogs will be represented by their women's team and individual national qualifier Calvin Rohde.
Vancouver, Wash., will be the next stop on the journey for Concordia Cross Country. The women earned an automatic bid to the national meet while Calvin Rohde has qualified individually on the men's side.
Five Bulldogs earned All-GPAC awards on Saturday (Nov. 4) while leading Concordia Cross Country to conference place finishes of second on the women's side and third on the men's side. The women cemented a spot at the national meet.
The 2023 GPAC Cross Country Championships are set for Saturday (Nov. 4) at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve in North Sioux City, S.D. Coach Beisel's squads enter the meet with GPAC rankings of first on the women's side and third on the men's side.
Led by Julie McIntyre, the Concordia women's cross country made a statement while defeating two top-10 ranked opponents as part of the Blazing Tiger NAIA Classic. The women placed fourth overall while the men placed 10th (out of 23 on both sides).
Following a week off from competition, the Concordia Cross Country squads are preparing for the sixth and final meet of the 2023 regular season. The CSM/Doane NAIA Classic will feature some of the top squads across the NAIA.
The Concordia women's cross country team closed the gap in 2019 while winning a GPAC title and placing 12th at the NAIA National Championships. This piece details the journey from preseason all the way to nationals.
Cross country teams chock full of key returners are getting set to officially open up their 2018 seasons on Friday night. Head coach Matt Beisel's squads are led by seniors Taylor Grove and Thomas Taylor.
Led by Molly (Engel) Christensen, head coach Kregg Einspahr's 2004 women's cross country team dominated its conference competition, galloped to a national runner-up finish and into the Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame.
Led by Emily Deschaine and Pat Wortmann, head coach Matt Beisel's cross country squads are on the upswing. A large class of freshmen has brought a new energy to preseason training.
Emily Sievert fought injury and then brushed aside her crutches for an all-conference finish and a berth in the cross country national championships. Here's how she did it.
Concordia University will officially kick start the 2016 season this Saturday under the guidance of a new leader. Head coach Matt Beisel's teams are eyeing top-three GPAC finishes.
After 24 years under Kregg Einspahr, Concordia cross country is in the midst of a transition with first-year head coach Matt Beisel at the helm.
Concordia women’s cross country has again become a mainstay among the NAIA’s top-ranked squads. The 2015 Bulldogs have made six appearances in the national poll.
Most people don’t understand why they do what they do. In fact more often than not, the sanity of someone who would put him or herself through immense amounts of discomfort for the sake of competing in a race – is questioned.