NEW ORLEANS - 2011
Concordia University Wisconsin graduate and track & field
student-athletes Andy Ashenden and Samantha Gries have been named
to the 2011 Division III U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country
Coaches Association All-Academic Team.
Ashenden (Grafton, Wis.) was named Northern Athletics Conference Indoor and Outdoor Men's Track Athlete of the Meet at the Championships. Overall, he captured seven first place victories during the NAC Track & Field Championships - four indoor and three outdoor. Ashenden's most impressive performance was during Indoor 3,000 Meter Run when he finished nearly 13 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor.
Gries (Cedarburg, Wis.) was named Northern Athletics Conference Indoor and Outdoor Women's Track Athlete of the Meet at the Championships. Overall, she took home six first place finishes and during the NAC Track & Field Championships - three indoor and three outdoor. Gries dominated the field during the Outdoor 5,000 Meter Run (18:08.70) when she finished 57 seconds in front of her nearest competitor. Also, during the Outdoor Meet she broke the NAC records in the 3,000 Meter Steeplechase, 5,000 Meter Run, and 10,000 Meter Run.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, a student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 and have met an NCAA automatic or provisional qualifying marks in an individual or relay event. Participation in an NCAA Championship also fulfills the athletic component of All-Academic qualification.
Click here to view the complete USTFCCA men's All-Academic list.
Click here to view the complete USTFCCA women's All-Academic list.
April 14, 2013 Dinner of Champions recognizes athletic greatness
July 25, 2012 Pawlak named USTFCCCA All-Academic
May 19, 2012 Pawlak qualifies for NCAA Tournament in hurdles
April 20, 2012 Men's Track & Field fourth at Cougar Invitational
April 15, 2012 Falcon Track and Field fares well at Benedictine Invite
April 13, 2012 Track & Field to take part in Eagle Invitational on Saturday
March 31, 2012 Concordia Track and Field fares well in Chicago
March 27, 2012 Pawlak is NAC Track Athlete of the Week
March 22, 2012 Track & Field begins outdoor season Friday
March 21, 2012 CUW Track and Field will compete at Emory Invitational
March 11, 2012 2012 NAC Indoor T@F Conference Awards
March 2, 2012 Pawlak, Greefkes compete at NCC Last Chance Qualifier
February 25, 2012 Men’s Track & Field wins NAC Indoor Title
February 24, 2012 Track & Field competes in NAC Indoor Championships on Saturday
February 20, 2012 Men’s Indoor T&F Records
February 18, 2012 Track & Field competes at Eastbay/Pointer Invitational
February 17, 2012 Track & Field travels to Stevens Point Saturday
February 4, 2012 CUW Track & Field competes at Parkside Classic
February 3, 2012 CUW Track & Field travels to UW-Parkside Saturday
January 30, 2012 Savard earns NAC Male Track & Field Athlete of the Week honors
January 28, 2012 Track & Field competes at Tadd Metzger Invitational
January 21, 2012 Greefkes is top men's Track & Field performer at Rocky Rococo Invite
January 20, 2012 Track & Field travels to Whitewater Saturday
January 14, 2012 CUW Track & Field competes at Carthage Private College Invite
January 12, 2012 Season Preview: Track & Field