Women's Track & Field Headlines

July 31, 2017 Women's Track & Field Team Earns Multiple National Academic Accolades The Buena Vista women's track and field team was among the nation's best when it comes to academics for the 2016-17. It received Academic All-American Team honors by the USTFCCCA.
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 23, 2017 Madison Spear Named All-Region by USTFCCCA Buena Vista senior Madison Spear is an All-Region performer for the Outdoor Track & Field season in the 100m hurdles.
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 Women's Track and Field Finishes Seventh at IIAC Outdoor Championships The Buena Vista women's track and field team wrapped up the IIAC Outdoor Championships inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday afternoon with two more all-conference performances on Saturday afternoon, giving them three overall.
May 12, 2017 Runneberg Earns First All-IIAC Honors; Handful More into Saturday's Finals Buena Vista sophomore Brooke Runneberg tied for second with her career-best leap of 1.59m in the high jump on Friday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, as the Beaver women's track team competed on the first full day of action during the IIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
May 8, 2017 Women Track and Field with Several High Finishes at Loras College The Buena Vista women's track and field team competed at the Loras College Dr. Tucker Invite on Friday afternoon as the team was in action for the final time leading up to the Iowa Conference Championships beginning May 11.
April 23, 2017 Women's Track & Field with Strong Performances at Sioux City Relays The 53rd annual Sioux City Relays were held on Friday and Saturday inside of Olsen Stadium on the campus of Morningside College where the Buena Vista women's track and field team had more strong performances.
April 13, 2017 Another Strong Showing for Women's Track & Field Team The Buena Vista women's track and field team took part in the Northwestern College Red Raider Open and finished up competition on Thursday afternoon with a handful of more top performances.
April 8, 2017 Women's Track & Field Crowns Four Champs at Dordt Outdoor Invite Four champions were crowned on Saturday afternoon for the Buena Vista women's track team as it competed at the Dordt College Outdoor Open in Sioux Center.
April 1, 2017 Women's Track & Field Opens Spring Season on Saturday The Buena Vista women's track and field team also got its spring schedule underway on Saturday by competing on its own ground, hosting the BVU Outdoor Invite inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
February 25, 2017 Women's 4x200 Claims All-IIAC Accolades with Third Place Finish It was a strong start to the 2017 Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field championships for Buena Vista on Friday, with the day highlighted by the third-place finish of the 4x200 meter relay team.
February 25, 2017 Women's Indoor Track and Field Takes Sixth at IIAC Indoor Championships Madison Spear turned in a runner-up finish in the 55m hurdles to help highlight the day for the Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team that posted several personal best and top-eight finishes on the final day of the IIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday at the University of Dubuque.
February 19, 2017 Women's Track & Field with Strong Showing in Final Tune-up With the Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field championships just one week away, the Buena Vista women's track and field team got in its final tune-up on Friday and Saturday by hosting the NJCAA Regional Meet inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
February 12, 2017 Beavers Land a Pair of Champions; Take Fifth at Darren Young Invite Madison Spear broke the school record in the women's 60m hurdles on Saturday while sister, Mallory, captured the title in the 60 meter dash, and the duo helped lead the Beavers to a fifth place team finish on Saturday at the Darren Young Invite, hosted by Grinnell College.
February 4, 2017 Women's Track and Field with Several High Finishes at DWU Invite Madison Spear captured the women's 60-meter hurdles title while sister Mallory was victorious in both the 60 and 200 meter dashes, to help highlight the day list of top-three finishes on the day for the Buena Vista women's track and field team at the Dakota Wesleyan Invite on Saturday.
January 28, 2017 Women's Track & Field Takes Fourth at Dennis Young Classic The Buena Vista women's track and field team competed on its own track for the first time this season, and the Beavers continue to improve each week, this time taking fourth place as a team during the annual Dennis Young Classic.
January 21, 2017 Women's Track & Field Post Several PR Finishes at Wartburg The Buena Vista women’s track & field team compiled 10 personal records en route to a fifth place finish at the Chelsey M. Henkenius Open, hosted by Wartburg College, on Saturday.
January 14, 2017 Women's Track & Field Capture Three Individual Titles to begin Indoor Season Competing in their first meet of the 2017 indoor season, the Buena Vista University track & field teams 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.
July 29, 2016 Sears and Spear Named Academic All-Americans by the USTFCCCA Buena Vista University sophomore Sybbie Sears and junior Madison Spear have each been named Academic All-Americans by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2015-16 academic year as announced on July 28.
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 14, 2016 Haer and Runneberg Earn All-IIAC Honors to begin IIAC Outdoor Championships The Buena Vista University women's outdoor track and field team had a pair of all-conference finishes and several other qualifying marks as the full schedule of the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships got underway on Friday inside of Walston-Hoover Stadium on the Wartburg College campus.
May 14, 2016 Women's Track with More All-IIAC Finishes on Final Day The Buena Vista University women's outdoor track and field team finished up the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships in a strong way on Saturday by claiming three more all-conference performances to end the weekend with five overall.
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 Sears and Haer Claim Individual Titles in Final Tune-up for IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team had its final competition before next week's Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships, and the Beavers had a pair of individual championships along with a handful of other top-five finishes.
April 29, 2016 Smith and Sears Bring Home Titles from Grand View Classic Martina Smith and Sybbie Sears highlighted the day for the Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team as they each brought home individual titles.
April 23, 2016 Women's Track and Field Claim a Pair of Titles at Red Raider Open It was another successful weekend for several of the Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field athletes as the Beavers competed in the Red Raider Open, hosted by Northwestern College in Orange City on Friday and Saturday.
April 10, 2016 Women's Track & Field with Strong Showing at Dordt College Open There were a total of eight top-three finishes for the Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team on Saturday at the Dordt College Open, highlighted by Tina Ageson winning the hammer throw with a toss of 45.76m (150' 1").
April 5, 2016 Women Track & Field Captures Three Titles on Sunday The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team had a solid start to their outdoor season on Sunday by taking part in the Last Minute Invite, hosted by Coe College. The Beavers landed three individual champions and took third overall as a team.
February 28, 2016 Women's Track & Field with Multiple All-IIAC Performances on Final Day The Buena Vista women's track and field team had a solid final day of the Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday with three all-conference finishes and several top-eight performances en route to 68 points and a sixth-place standing.
February 27, 2016 Haer Captures Long Jump Title to Lead BVU Women Morganne Haer gave Buena Vista its first Iowa Conference championship of the weekend by winning the women's long jump on Friday night with a personal best leap of 5.29 meters.
February 14, 2016 Women's Track & Field Takes Fifth at Darren Young Invite The Buena Vista women's track and field team took fifth on Saturday during the Darren Young Invite, hosted by Grinnell College.
February 7, 2016 Beavers Claim Three Individual Titles during BVU Invite For the second straight week, the Buena Vista women's track and field team had the luxury of competing on its own surface, and just like last week, it brought home more individual titles en route to fourth place team effort among the 10 teams taking part.
January 30, 2016 Women's Track & Field Crown a Pair of Champs; Take Third Overall at Dennis Young Classic The Buena Vista women's track and field team had 12 top-three placewinners, including a pair of individual champions, at this year's Dennis Young Classic which wrapped up on Saturday afternoon inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the BVU campus.
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 Women's Track with More Strong Performances at Wartburg Open The Buena Vista women's track team looked to build off its season-opener from a week ago when it took part at the Wartburg College Open on Saturday.
January 16, 2016 Women's Track & Field Wins a Pair of Events to begin Season The Buena Vista women's track and field team got off to a solid start on Saturday during the Dordt College Open by bringing home a pair of titles and recording several other solid finishes.
January 15, 2016 Women's Track & Field has High Expectations in 2016 The Buena Vista women’s indoor track and field will kick-off its 2016 competition schedule this Saturday when it competes at the Dordt College Open which is scheduled to start at 10:00am.
May 10, 2015 Beaver Women Earn Multiple IIAC Accolades The Buena Vista outdoor track and field team wrapped up the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships on Saturday afternoon in Indianola by bringing home a pair of all-conference performances.
May 8, 2015 Women's Track Sends Several Individuals into Finals of Saturday's IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team got the 2015 Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships off to a solid start on Friday afternoon in Indianola by sending several individuals into the finals of various events on Saturday.
May 2, 2015 Women's Track and Field with High Finishes at Spartan Twilight Meet The Buena Vista women's track and field team made the most of its final tune-up meet prior to the Iowa Conference Championships by posting several high finishes during the Spartan Twilight, hosted by the University of Dubuque on Friday night.
April 3, 2015 Women's Track and Field begins Outdoor Schedule The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team began its outdoor campaign on Friday by taking part in the Wartburg College Select Meet, and the Beavers brought home a number of top-8 finishes en route to a fifth place overall team finish.
March 1, 2015 Women's Track Posts Several Season and Career Marks at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team had high hopes heading into this year's Iowa Conference Indoor Championships, but despite turning in numerous season and career best times or marks over the weekend, it came up just short of posting any all-conference accolades.
February 27, 2015 Women's Track and Field Seeking High Finish at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team has a great deal of veteran experience to turn to as it heads into this weekend's Iowa Conference Indoor Championships in Waverly. It's that group of individuals that could potentially lift BVU into a high overall finish in the event.
February 14, 2015 Women's 4x200 Title Highlights Day for Beaver Track & Field at Grinnell The Buena Vista 4x200 meter relay team captured gold on Saturday during the Grinnell College Darren Young Invite to highlight the day for the women's track and field team.
February 7, 2015 Women's Track and Field Team with Another Strong Home Showing The Buena Vista women's track and field team was back inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on Saturday, and for the second straight week the Beavers put together a strong showing with a number of top-three finishes.
February 1, 2015 Women's Track & Field Posts Strong Finish on Home Track The Buena Vista women's track and field team chalked up 91 total team points and placed fourth overall on Saturday during the annual BVU Invite inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
January 20, 2015 Mathews Earns Weekly IIAC Honor Freshman Emily Mathews made the most of her collegiate indoor track and field debut this past Friday at the Wartburg Relays, and for her efforts was named the Iowa Conference Women's Indoor Track & Field (Field) Performer of the Week.
January 17, 2015 Women's Indoor Track and Field with a Strong Start at Wartburg Relays Freshman Emily Mathews made her collegiate debut as a member of the Buena Vista indoor track and field team on Friday night and made the most of it by picking up the team's only individual title during the Wartburg College Relays.
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 and 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 Women's 4x100 in the Field for NCAA Outdoor Championships The Buena Vista 4x100 meter relay team of Casey James, Laura Eberly, Katie Larsen and Maggie Marker will see their seasons continue for another week as the group as earned a spot into this year's NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 22-24 at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.
May 9, 2014 Women's Track and Field Sends Events into Saturday's Finals It was a solid first day of full competition for the Buena Vista track and field team at this year's Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships, as the Beavers sent a handful of events and individuals into Saturday's finals.
May 5, 2014 Individuals Post Season-Best Marks at Tough Howard Wood Relays The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team had a handful of events turn in strong finishes over the weekend at the 89th running of the Howard Wood Relays in Sioux Falls, S.D.
April 22, 2014 Women's Track and Field Takes Part in Wartburg Twilight Meet The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team was back in action on Tuesday afternoon to take part in the Wartburg Twilight Meet. The team finished third overall with 93 total points.
April 14, 2014 Women's Track and Field Competes at Jim Duncan Relays The 4x100 meter relay capped off the weekend of competition at the Jim Duncan Relays for the Buena Vista women's track and field team in strong fashion by taking third overall in the event with a new season best clocking.
March 29, 2014 Women's Medley Relay sets School Record at Viking Olympics The Buena Vista women's track and field team was in action for the first time outdoors this season as it began the two-day Viking Olympics (hosted by Augustana College) on Friday in Rock Island, Ill.
March 2, 2014 Women's Track and Field Captures a Pair of All-IIAC Finishes Junior Maggie Marker placed third in the 55 meter dash and also ran a leg on the third-place 4x200 meter relay team to help highlight the Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team during the IIAC Indoor Championships hosted by Luther College on Friday and Saturday.
February 23, 2014 Several Season Best Marks Set as BVU Hosts NJCAA Regional / BVU Open The Buena Vista women's team was in action for the final time on Saturday before next week's IIAC Championships, and the Beavers posted a handful or more season best marks as they hosted the NJCAA / BVU Open inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
February 15, 2014 Women's Track and Field Competes in Darren Young Invite The Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team continued its schedule on Saturday by sending a handful of athletes to compete in the Darren Young Invite, hosted by Grinnell College.
February 9, 2014 Women's Track and Field Teams Continue Indoor Schedule The Buena Vista women's track and field team was back on its home track for the second straight week on Saturday as it took part in the annual Dennis Young Classic, inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
February 2, 2014 Women's Track and Field Capture a Pair of Individual Crowns during BVU Invite The Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team had a pair of individuals win titles on Saturday during the annual BVU Invite which took place inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus.
January 24, 2014 2014 Indoor Track and Field Season Begins Friday The start of the 2014 Buena Vista women's indoor track and field season gets underway on Friday, January 24, at the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolf Invite which is taking place inside of 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 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 Burnette and Marker Earn Spots into Finals of IIAC Championships Rachel Burnette and Maggie Marker each turned in productive first days for the BVU women's track and field team by each qualifying into the finals of two events.
May 8, 2013 Track and Field Teams Look to Post Strong Finishes at IIAC Championships The 2013 Iowa Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships are scheduled to officially begin on Thursday, May 9, with the heptathlon/decathlon events, and the Buena Vista track and field teams are heading into the championships looking to build off last year's success and post their highest overall finishes in recent years.
April 26, 2013 Women's 4x200 Highlights Drake Relays for BVU The Buena Vista women's 4x200 meter relay team captured a fourth place finish at the Drake Relays on Friday, and did so in record-breaking fashion.
April 20, 2013 Beavers Bring Home Five Titles from Prairie Wolf Invite The Buena Vista track and field teams combined to win five different events on Saturday and finished in the top-5 in several others, as the teams took part in the Prairie Wolf Invite, hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan University. The men finished third out of five teams, with the women taking fourth.