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.
July 30, 2012 Women's Track & Field earns USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
April 20, 2012 Women's Track & Field finishes third at Cougar Invitational
March 31, 2012 Concordia Track and Field fares well in Chicago
March 11, 2012 2012 NAC Indoor Track & Field Conference Awards
February 25, 2012 Women’s Track & Field places second at NAC Indoor Championships
February 18, 2012 Track & Field competes at Eastbay/Pointer Invitational
February 14, 2012 Season Update: Track & Field
February 4, 2012 CUW Track & Field competes at Parkside Classic
February 3, 2012 CUW Track & Field travels to UW-Parkside Saturday
January 28, 2012 Track & Field competes at Tadd Metzger Invitational
January 21, 2012 Milers leads Track & Field women 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 11, 2012 Season Preview: Track & Field