Concordia will be one of 35 institutions represented at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational co-hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Saturday.
A 36th-place overall finish (best among NAIA competitors) at the Augustana Twilight resulted in Camden Sesna being named the GPAC Runner of the Week for the third time in his career. Sesna ran a four-mile personal best.
It was an encouraging start to the 2022 season as the Bulldog men's and women's teams defeated all of their GPAC/NAIA competition at the Augustana Twilight. The lead Dawgs were Kylahn Freiberg for the women and Camden Sesna for the men.
The 2022 Concordia Cross Country season will get started on Friday night at the Augustana Twilight. The women's race is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. CT with the men to follow at 9 p.m. from Yankton Trail Park.
Both Concordia Cross Country teams are preparing themselves to make runs at NAIA national championship berths. Coach Beisel's Bulldogs will be led by the likes of returning national qualifiers Rylee Haecker, Calvin Rohde and Camden Sesna.
In preseason polls released this week, both the Concordia men's and women's teams were picked to place inside of the top four of the GPAC while also picking up votes in the NAIA coaches' poll.
Concordia taught Andrew Walquist many lessons on how to build relationships, how to overcome emotional hardship, how to praise Jesus and how to become one of the best competitors in Concordia cross country and track history.
Another Concordia Cross Country season will get started underneath the lights at the Augustana Twilight. That event will be one of five during the regular season for Head Coach Matt Beisel's squads in 2022.
While ranking in the top 10 nationally in terms of GPA among all NAIA men's and women's programs, Concordia Cross Country earned All-Academic Team awards from the USTFCCCA. Three individuals were also honored.
Both Rylee Haecker and Camden Sesna placed inside the top 120 nationally while Calvin Rohde finished just outside the top 200 while competing at the 2021 NAIA Cross Country National Championships on Friday (Nov. 19).
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.