Another coaching award came the way of Matt Beisel, who was recognized by the USTFCCCA as the 2024 NAIA Midwest Region Women’s Indoor Coach of the Year. Beisel was also named GPAC Women's Coach of the Year.
Matt Beisel and his staff earned recognition as the 2024 GPAC Women's Indoor Coach/Program of the Year and 46 Bulldogs garnered all-conference accolades. The list includes seven individual GPAC champions.
The incredible string of GPAC team championships has reached 10 for the women's track & field program. The Bulldogs turned in placements of first on the women's side and third on the men's side at the '24 GPAC indoor meet.
As part of her terrific indoor season, Jenna Esch ran the 800 meters in 2:15.68 at the Concordia Invite and was named the GPAC Women's Track Athlete of the Week. Esch is qualified for nationals in six events.
Following five weekends of indoor competition this 2023-24 season, Concordia Track & Field is gearing up for the 2024 indoor conference meet. The Bulldogs will enter the GPAC championships holding 16 conference leading marks.
It was the indoor home finale for the 2023-24 season. The Bulldogs seized the opportunity by adding six automatic national qualifying standards to the season tally. Concordia athletes also combined for 11 event titles.
Energetic and intensely competitive, Rylee Haecker has been described by coaches as "a gamer." Beyond athletics, Haecker is caring and outgoing, is a positive encourager of her teammates and is devout in her faith.
For the second time in two weeks, Kylahn Freiberg has been named the GPAC women's track athlete of the week. Freiberg turned in automatic national qualifying times in both the mile and 3,000 meters last week.
The Concordia Invite will serve as the fourth and final home meet for the Bulldogs this 2023-24 indoor season. Athletes from eight institutions will convene inside the Walz Fieldhouse on Feb. 9.
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.
Xavier Ross enjoyed a breakthrough 2020 indoor season and now hopes for even better in 2021. The Chicago area native has his sights set on the school's 400 meter record.
Concordia's storied track and field programs enter a new season thankful for the opportunity to compete. The Bulldogs will kick things off with the Early Bird Meet on Dec. 4-5.
He can help fix your roof and he can make you smile. National champion track star and alum Michael Saalfeld owns a fun and endearing personality to go along with all the accolades.
There had been many close calls and a series of national runner-up claims made by Concordia athletic teams in a variety of sports. In May of 2015, men's track & field broke through with a long-awaited team national title.
She's a GPAC champion, a "pro hammocker" and a "novice kayaker." Kennedy Mogul is helping uplift her teammates during these strange times with her colorful personality.
A senior in the class of 2020, Jacob Cornelio has made the decision to return in the spring of 2021 to complete his outdoor track and field eligibility. He discussed that decision and his NAIA weight throw title.
Concordia track and field was fortunate to complete its indoor season, but then had the 2020 outdoor campaign wiped out. Coach Matt Beisel expects this to be just a temporary speed bump for his programs.
Named GPAC Athlete of the Year as just a sophomore, Rachel Battershell became an elite athlete in short order. The Wyoming native sees no limits to what she can do with God at her side.
A two-time discus national champion, senior Addie Shaw shows her teammates the path to success in leading by example. The small-town Nebraskan is a jack-of-all-trades with the ability to reach the podium many times in 2020.
Jacob Cornelio enters his senior hopeful of adding his name to the long list of throws national champions at Concordia. However, the native of Elk Grove, Calif., is so much more than his credentials.