Men's Track & Field Headlines

July 31, 2017 Beall and Wessling Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors Senior Kyle Wessling and sophomore Drew Beall represented the Buena Vista men's track and field team for 2016-17 by being named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.
June 7, 2017 Spring Academic All-Iowa Conference Team Announced The 2017 Spring Academic All-Iowa Conference Team has been announced with Buena Vista landing 16 student-athletes on this year's list.
May 18, 2017 Beaver Athletic Award Winners Announced during BVU All-Sports Banquet The annual BVU All-Sports Banquet was held on May 15, 2017, inside of the Dows Ballroom on the Buena Vista campus, with several major awards presented to student-athletes, teams and athletic staff members, for their efforts and achievements throughout the 2016-17 academic year.
May 13, 2017 Men's Track Wraps up IIAC Outdoor Championships on Saturday Senior Kyle Wessling placed third, earning him all-conference recognition, in the men's javelin on Saturday afternoon during the final day of competition of the IIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by BVU.
May 12, 2017 Wessling Takes Fourth in Decathlon; Beavers Score Points in Field Events Senior Kyle Wessling moved up one spot and finished fourth in the decathlon which concluded on Friday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, and he was the high finisher on the day for the Buena Vista men's track team during the first full day of the Iowa Conference Championships, hosted by BVU.
May 11, 2017 Wessling is Fifth in Decathlon after Day 1 of IIAC Outdoor Championships Buena Vista senior Kyle Wessling was Buena Vista's lone participant on the opening day of the Iowa Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, and he's in fifth after the first five events of the men's decathlon which will conclude on Friday morning.
May 8, 2017 Men's Track & Field Runs at Loras Invite in Advance of IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's track and field team took part in Loras College's Dr. Tucker Invite on Friday afternoon in Dubuque, and the Beavers turned in solid efforts in what is their final tune-up before the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships which begin on May 11.
April 23, 2017 Men's Track and Field Competes at Sioux City Relays The Buena Vista men's track and field team continued its spring schedule over the weekend by taking part in the 53rd annual Sioux City Relays held inside of Olsen Stadium.
April 13, 2017 Men's Track and Field Wraps up Red Raider Open on Thursday The Buena Vista men's track and field team wrapped up the two-day Northwestern College Red Raider Open on Thursday with a handful of strong performances.
April 8, 2017 Strong Performances for Men's Track & Field at Dordt Open The Buena Vista men's track and field team had 10 top-5 performances on Saturday as the team competed at the Dordt College Open in Sioux Center.
April 1, 2017 Men's Track & Field Opens Spring Season by Hosting BVU Invite It was a solid start to the spring season for the Buena Vista men's track and field team on Saturday, as the Beavers took fourth overall during its own Invite which took place inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
February 25, 2017 Sampson Becomes Indoor Champ in the 800m Senior Ben Sampson claimed the lone title for the Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team on Saturday during the IIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships by winning the 800m run after finishing as runner-up a season ago.
February 24, 2017 Beall Takes Runner-up in Shot Put on First Day of IIAC Indoor Championships Sophomore Drew Beall got the Iowa Conference Indoor Championships off to a strong start for the Beaver men on Friday evening by setting a new school record in the shot put en route to landing runner-up accolades in the event.
February 19, 2017 Men's Track and Field Running Strong Heading to IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's track and field team had one final tune-up before next weekend's Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships when they took part in the NJCAA Regional Championships which it hosted inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on Friday and Saturday.
February 12, 2017 Men's Track and Field Takes Part in Darren Young Invite Ben Sampson took third in the 800 meter run and Drew Beall was second in the shot put to help highlight the day for the Buena Vista men's track and field team at the Darren Young Invite, hosted by Grinnell College, on Saturday.
February 7, 2017 Beall Named IIAC Men's Field Performer of the Week Buena Vista sophomore thrower Drew Beall was recognized for his efforts at the Dakota Wesleyan Invite by being named this week's Iowa Conference Men's Field Performer of the Week.
February 5, 2017 Beall's Title Highlights Day for Men's Track & Field Sophomore Drew Beall again took home gold in the shot, this time with a toss of 15.08m on Saturday during the Dakota Wesleyan Invite.
January 28, 2017 Men's Track and Field Chalk up Points in Field Events of Dennis Young Classic The Buena Vista men's track and field team posted a handful of high finishes on the field events side on Saturday during the Dennis Young Classic which helped the Beavers post a fifth-place overall team finish on the day.
January 21, 2017 Beall Shatters School Record to Claim Shot Put Title Drew Beall shattered the indoor shot put record, leading the Buena Vista University men’s track & field team to a 6th place finish at the Chelsey M. Henkenius Open, hosted by Wartburg College, on Saturday.
January 14, 2017 Beall and Rohlk Post Top-Three Finishes at Dordt to begin Indoor Season Competing in their first meet of the 2017 indoor season, the Buena Vista University men's track & field team put together strong performances at the Dordt College Indoor Open on Saturday. The Beavers competed against a solid field full of NAIA and NCAA Division II programs.
August 24, 2016 Anderson Hired as Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Buena Vista head men’s and women’s cross country/track & field coach Colt Slack has completed his coaching staff by announcing the hiring of Scott Anderson as an assistant coach.
June 27, 2016 Hodge Named Assistant Cross Country / Track & Field Coach Newly hired Buena Vista University head cross country / track & field coach Colt Slack has completed his coaching staff by hiring David Hodge as an assistant coach for the Beavers beginning in 2016-17.
May 15, 2016 Groth and Kuyateh Grab All-IIAC Honors to Lead Men's Track and Field Austin Groth was second in the 400 meter hurdles while Moussa Kuyateh took third in a very tight 100 meter dash race to help lead the way for the Buena Vista University men's outdoor track and field team on Saturday on the final day of the IIAC Championships.
May 14, 2016 Beall Earns Runner-up Finish to Start IIAC Championships for Men's Track & Field Freshman Drew Beall placed second in the shot put on Friday afternoon with a heave of 14.50 meters to help highlight the start of the IIAC Outdoor Championships for the Beavers.
May 12, 2016 Colt Slack Named Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach On behalf of incoming Buena Vista University Director of Athletics, Jack Denholm, it has been announced that Colt Slack will be the new head cross country/track & field coach for the Beavers, effective June 11, 2016. Slack will replace Ryan Schroeder who is departing BVU after two seasons.
May 7, 2016 Men's T/F with Strong Showing Leading up to IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team got in its final tune-up before next week's Iowa Conference Championships with several personal-best marks and high placings during the Dr. Tucker Open on Friday, hosted by Loras College.
April 29, 2016 Beavers Take Three Titles at Grand View Classic The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team captured three titles and several more top-five finishes on Friday during the Grand View Classic, hosted by Grand View University.
April 24, 2016 Men's Track & Field Posts Personal Best Marks at Red Raider Open The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team continued its spring schedule on Saturday at the Red Raider Open hosted by Northwestern College in Orange City, and despite a stiff breeze was still able to post a handful of season-best finishes.
April 16, 2016 Men's Outdoor Track and Field Competes at Sioux City Relays The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team continued its spring schedule by taking part in the two-day Sioux City Relays, inside of Olsen Stadium in Sioux City on Friday and Saturday.
April 10, 2016 Groth Takes 110m Hurdle Title to Highlight Day at Dordt College Open Austin Groth won the 110-meter hurdles and was runner-up in the 400m race, to help highlight the day of strong performances for the Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team on Saturday at the Dordt College Open.
April 5, 2016 Men's Track & Field Posts Several Top-3 Finishes at Last Minute Invite The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team got its outdoor schedule off and running on Sunday by taking part in the Last Minute Invite in Cedar Rapids, hosted by Coe College.
March 11, 2016 Sampson Finishes 11th during 800m Prelims Buena Vista junior Ben Sampson came up short in his bid to give the Beavers consecutive All-Americans in the 800m run as he came in 11th during the prelims of the race on Friday afternoon at the NCAA DIII Track & Field Indoor Championships, hosted by Grinnell College.
March 7, 2016 Sampson Qualifies for NCAA DIII Indoor National Track & Field Championships Buena Vista junior Ben Sampson will be competing at this year's NCAA DIII Indoor Track & Field Championships on March 11-12 at Grinnell College.
February 28, 2016 Wessling and Sampson Set School Records; Kuyateh Claims 60m Title on Final Day Juniors Kyle Wessling and Ben Sampson each posted stellar school record performances, and freshman Moussa Kuyateh tallied the lone individual title for the men, to help highlight the final day of competition for the Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team on Saturday inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
February 26, 2016 Men T/F with Strong Showing to Open IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's track and field team had a conference runner-up, more personal bests and a handful of performances into Saturday's finals, as it concluded day one of the 2016 Iowa Conference Indoor Championships, hosted by BVU.
February 13, 2016 Men Track & Field Takes Sixth at Darren Young Invite Moussa Kuyateh was the lone champion for the Buena Vista men on Saturday, but the Beavers had several top-eight finishes en route to a sixth-place finish at the Darren Young Invite, hosted by Grinnell College.
February 7, 2016 Men's Track and Field with More Strong Finishes at BVU Invite Ben Sampson was second in the 400 meter dash and Austin Groth won the 60 meter hurdles, as the Beavers continued to post strong performances in multiple events during its own BVU Invite.
January 31, 2016 Men's Track & Field Crown Three Champs during Dennis Young Classic Ben Sampson, Austin Groth and Kyle Wessling all captured individual titles, while three others posted top-three finishes to help highlight the Buena Vista track and field team during the annual Dennis Young Classic that wrapped up Saturday inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
January 29, 2016 Wessling in Second at Midway Point of Men's Heptathlon The 2016 Dennis Young Classic got underway on Friday night inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the Buena Vista campus, and junior Kyle Wessling helped lead the host school at the start of the men's heptathlon with three personal bests on the night, as he sits second at the midway point.
January 26, 2016 Weischedel Hired as Strength & Conditioning Coach Buena Vista Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced that Ryder Weischedel has been hired as the university’s new Strength and Conditioning coach. He officially began his duties on Monday, January 25.
January 23, 2016 Men's Track and Field with Strong Individual Efforts at Wartburg Open The Buena Vista men's track and field team was back in action on Saturday as it took part in the annual Wartburg College Open.
January 21, 2016 Groth Tabbed IIAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week Buena Vista senior Austin Groth has been named this week's Iowa Conference Male Track and Field Athlete of the Week for his performance on Saturday during the Dordt College Indoor Open.
January 16, 2016 Men's Track & Field Brings Home a Pair of Titles from Dordt College Open Austin Groth and Garrett Rohlk each brought home individual titles on Saturday during competition of the Dordt College Open held in Sioux Center.
January 15, 2016 Men's Track and Field Aiming for Continued Improvements in 2016 The Buena Vista men’s indoor track and field team is set to begin its 2016 competition schedule this Saturday, January 16, at the Dordt College Open which is slated to start at 10:00am.
July 30, 2015 Track & Field Teams Add a Pair of New Assistant Coaches Buena Vista head track and field coach, Ryan Schroeder, will have a pair of new assistant coaches to help him continue to guide the Beaver programs forward beginning in 2015-16.
May 22, 2015 Woodson Earns All-American Honors by taking 7th Buena Vista senior Seth Woodson was part of a thrilling 800 meter preliminary race on Friday evening at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, hosted by St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., and then wrapped up his career by taking seventh in Saturday's finals.
May 10, 2015 Groth and Woodson Lead Men's Track and Field on Final Day of Outdoor Championships Buena Vista sophomore Austin Groth took home gold in the 400 meter hurdles, while senior Seth Woodson took runner-up accolades in the 800 meter run to highlight the Buena Vista men's track and field team as it wrapped up the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships on Saturday afternoon.
May 8, 2015 Sampson and Darrow Earn Fifth Place Finishes to begin IIAC Championships for BVU Nolan Sampson and Cole Darrow each tallied a fifth-place finish in the high jump and long jump, respectively, for the Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team as the Beavers began the IIAC Outdoor Championships in Indianola.
May 2, 2015 Men's Track and Field with Multiple Top-3 Finishes at Spartan Twilight The Buena Vista men's track and field team took part in the Spartan Twilight, hosted by the University of Dubuque, and finished the evening with multiple top-three finishes as it works on its final tune-ups before next week's Iowa Conference Championships.
April 23, 2015 Woodson Posts School Record with Strong Showing at Drake Relays Buena Vista senior Seth Woodson put his name in the Beaver record books yet again on Thursday as he broke the school record in the 800 meter run inside of Drake Stadium as he took part in the 2015 Drake Relays.
April 12, 2015 Beaver Track and Field Teams Post Strong Showing at Red Raider Open The young outdoor season continued for the Buena Vista track and field teams on Saturday, as they took part in the Red Raider Open, hosted by Northwestern College.
April 4, 2015 Outdoor Campaign underway for Men's Track and Field Team The Buena Vista men's track and field team was in action for the first time outdoors this season by taking part in the Wartburg College Select Meet on Friday in Waverly. As a team, the Beavers finished fifth overall among the seven teams competing.
March 14, 2015 Woodson Captures Fourth at NCAA Indoor Championships Senior Seth Woodson capped off his stellar indoor track and field season on Saturday afternoon with his fourth place finish at the NCAA DIII Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Winston Salem, N.C.
March 13, 2015 Woodson Advances into Finals of 800m Run Senior Seth Woodson secured All-American honors for Buena Vista on Friday afternoon by finishing sixth in the prelims of the 800m run at the NCAA DIII Indoor Track and Field Championships in Winston Salem, N.C.
March 13, 2015 Woodson set to Compete in 800m Run on Friday Buena Vista senior Seth Woodson will look to gain All-American accolades for the first time in his stellar career when he takes part in the 800m run at the 2015 NCAA National Track and Field Indoor Championships at Winston Salem, N.C. which begins on Friday.
March 1, 2015 Woodson Breaks 800 Meter Record to Highlight IIAC Championships for BVU Buena Vista senior Seth Woodson highlighted the Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday for the Beavers, winning the 800 meter run in a school and IIAC Championship record time before also running a leg on the runner-up 4x400 meter relay team.
February 27, 2015 Men's Track and Field Looks for Strong Finish to Indoor Season The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team has been preparing for this weekend for the last few months, and the team is excited with its progress that it will take into the Iowa Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships which get underway today in Waverly.
February 14, 2015 Woodson and Sampson Win Titles to Lead Men's Track & Field at Grinnell Buena Vista seniors Seth Woodson and Nolan Sampson helped highlight the day for the men's track and field team during the Grinnell College Darren Young Invite on Saturday by winning the 800 meter run and the high jump, respectively.
February 7, 2015 Men's Track and Field Posts Several Top Finishes The Buena Vista men's track and field was back in action on its own track for the second straight week on Saturday as it hosted the annual Dennis Young Classic.
February 1, 2015 Sampson Captures High Jump Title to help Lead Beavers during BVU Invite The Buena Vista men's track and field team continues to get stronger with each outing, and on Saturday, the team might have had its best performance of the year, as the Beavers totaled 66 points and had a number of high finishes while hosting the annual BVU Invite.
January 25, 2015 Men's Indoor T&F with Several Top Finishes at Cornell College Invite The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team was back in action on Saturday at the Cornell College Invite, and the Beavers put together a nice early season showing by recording four top-three finishes to finish fifth as a team.
January 25, 2015 Women's Indoor Track and Field brings Home Three Titles at Cornell Invite The Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team had a successful performance on Saturday at the Cornell College Invite where it finished with a trio of champions and four other top-three finishes.
January 17, 2015 Men's Indoor Track and Field Teams Open Indoor Season at Wartburg Relays The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field teams began its 2015 indoor season on Friday night by taking part in the Wartburg College Relays. The Beavers had a handful of top-three finishes in a meet featuring athletes from five other schools.
June 11, 2014 Beavers Land 24 Members on Spring Academic All-IIAC Team The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has announced its spring Academic All-IIAC Team with Buena Vista University landing a total of 24 players.
May 30, 2014 Schroeder Named Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Buena Vista University Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced the hiring of Ryan Schroeder as its new head men’s and women’s cross country and track and field coach. Schroeder replaces Jeff Brennan, who had held the position for the past four seasons.
May 19, 2014 Sampson is NCAA Bound in the High Jump Buena Vista high jumper Nolan Sampson will not see his season end just yet as he has earned a spot in this year's NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The championships are held May 22-24 at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.
May 12, 2014 Beavers Win a Pair of IIAC Titles on the Final Day of IIAC Championships Buena Vista senior Peter Winterton highlighted the final day of the Iowa Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the Beavers on Saturday by winning the 400 meter dash in a time of 49.47 seconds. He also ran a leg on the winning 4x400 meter relay team to close out the championships.
May 9, 2014 Sampson Earns All-Conference Accolades in First Full Day at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team got the first full day of events at the Iowa Conference Championships underway on Friday, and senior Nolan Sampson captured the team's first all-conference finish by taking third in the high jump.
May 5, 2014 Beavers Take Part in 89th Running of Howard Wood Relays The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team took part in is final competition prior to the Iowa Conference Championships by taking part in the 89th running of the Howard Wood Relays over the weekend in Sioux Falls, S.D. More than 3,000 individuals took part in the event among the college and high school levels.
April 22, 2014 Men's Track and Field Runs Strong at Wartburg Twilight The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team was solid during its performance at the Wartburg Twilight Meet on Tuesday afternoon. The team tallied 120.5 points and took third overall.
April 14, 2014 Men's Track and Field Sends Individuals to Jim Duncan Relays A handful of events were represented by the Buena Vista men's track and field team as the Beavers competed in the Jim Duncan Relays on Friday and Saturday.
March 31, 2014 Sampson Named IIAC Men's Track and Field (Field) Performer of the Week Senior Nolan Sampson has been named the Iowa Conference Men's Track and Field (Field) Performer of the Week for the period ending March 30.
March 30, 2014 Sampson's Jump Highlights Day for Men's Track and Field Nolan Sampson wasted no time setting the tone in the men's high jump for others around both the conference and the nation, as he cleared 6'9.75" on Saturday during day two action at the Viking Olympics, hosted by Augustana College (Ill.).
March 29, 2014 Men's Track and Field in Third after Day One of Viking Olympics The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team was in action for the first time this season on Friday afternoon by taking part in the Viking Olympics, hosted by Augustana College (Ill.).
March 1, 2014 Men's Track and Field Lands a Pair of Titles; Finishes 5th as a Team The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team wrapped up a solid Iowa Conference Indoor Championships on Saturday in Decorah, by finishing with a pair of titles and a fifth-place team finish.
February 23, 2014 Beavers host Final Event of Year in Final Tune-up before IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team was in action on Saturday inside of the Lamberti Rec Center, as it hosted the NJCAA Regional / BVU Open.
February 15, 2014 Men's Track and Field Fares Well during Darren Young Invite The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team had a solid showing during the Darren Young Invite at Grinnell College on Saturday, taking fifth overall and capturing four top-three finishes.
February 9, 2014 Men's Track and Field Hosts Dennis Young Classic The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team was back in action on Saturday by hosting the annual Dennis Young Classic inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on Saturday.
February 2, 2014 Men's Track and Field Continues to Make Strides with Strong Showing at BVU Invite Buena Vista freshman Kyle Wessling competed in his first ever heptathlon and finished it in record breaking fashion by taking second overall with a school record 3,881 points during the BVU Invite over the weekend. He was just one of several top finishers during the annual event for the Beavers.
January 24, 2014 Indoor Track and Field Season Begins Friday The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team will begin its 2014 season on Friday, January 24, by taking part in the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolf Invite. The event will take place inside of the Devaney Sports Center on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
January 24, 2014 Woodson and Sampson with Top-3 Finishes to Open the Season Seth Woodson and Nolan Sampson each captured top-3 finishes on Friday to help lead the Buena Vista men's track and field team as it began its 2014 indoor campaign at the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolf Invite which took place inside the Devaney Sports Center on the Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
January 15, 2014 Track and Field to Hold Annual Clinics The Buena Vista track and field program will be hosting its annual clinics which are open to all high school athletes and coaches. The dates for the sessions are scheduled for Sunday, February 23 and Sunday, March 9, 2014.
May 25, 2013 Woodson Finishes 16th in Prelims of 800 Meter Run Buena Vista sophomore Seth Woodson wrapped up a strong season for the Buena Vista track and field program on Friday night at the NCAA DIII Outdoor Track and Field Championships, as he took 16th in the preliminary race of the 800 meter run. The top 17 runners in the race were separated by only three seconds.
May 20, 2013 Woodson Earns Bid to NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Sophomore Seth Woodson has officially secured his spot into the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships which take place from May 23-25 and hosted by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He'll take part in the men's 800 meter run which runs on Friday.
May 17, 2013 Woodson's Record-Breaking Performance Highlights Night for BVU Sophomore Seth Woodson (Dysart, Iowa/Union) highlighted the night for the Buena Vista track and field team on Thursday night by placing third in the 800 meter run in a school-record time during the UW-La Crosse National Qualifying Meet.
May 11, 2013 Track and Field Reaches Double-Digit All-IIAC Accolades The Buena Vista track and field teams concluded the 2013 Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships on Saturday afternoon to the tune of 10 all-conferences, bettering last year's total of nine.
May 10, 2013 A Pair of All-Conference Finishes Highlight Day One of IIAC Championships Senior Bo Darrow captured a third place finish in the men's javelin throw, while the 4x800 meter relay team was one of five team's to break the previous meet record, as it also took third, to highlight the first full day of the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships.