Women's Track and Field
Aug 20, 2012
The St. Lucia Athletics Association and Pole Vault St. Lucia welcome to their shores Peter Dvorak, a assistant track and field coach from the University of Dubuque.
Sep 26, 2012
The University of Dubuque will be hosting a Track and Field Coaches Academy on Sunday, November 11, 2012. Top college and high school coaches from around the tri-states will be featured speakers throughout the day.
Jan 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's and women's track teams will be hosting their first indoor meet of the year on Saturday, Jan. 12 in Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center on the A.Y. McDonald Track.
Jan 12, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams set four school records in their first meet of the season on Saturday afternoon at the Sol Butler Classic. The women's team accounted for three of those records in route to a third place finish with 84 points. The men's team set one school record and finished in second with 125 points.
Jan 15, 2013
The University of Dubuque's vault coach Peter Dvorak will be attending the 2013 UCS National Pole Summit in Reno, Nev. on Jan. 17-19 with student-athletes: Brenda Breimon, Kashden Nelson, and Ben Clark. Dvorak will be speaking to attendees and the student athletes will be competing on Saturday, Jan. 19 beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Jan 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams put on an impressive show at the Karl Schlender Invitational on Saturday. The women's team finished second (of 11 teams) with 87 points. The men finished third (of 12 teams) with 75.5 points.
Jan 23, 2013
The UD Track and Field teams each found themselves in the Top 5 of the USTFCCCA Week #1 Central Region rankings. The Spartan women are currently fifth with 146.05 team points. The UD men's team is third in the region with 317.32 team points and rank 31st in the national poll.
Jan 26, 2013
Feb 2, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams competed in the Wisconsin Red and White Open on Friday, February 15. The Spartans men’s team won three events while the women’s team had two second place finishes.
Feb 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque will be hosting the 2013 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on February 23-24 on the A. Y. McDonald Track in the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center.
Feb 24, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track & Field program spent the weekend of February 23rd and 24th hosting the 2013 Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on A.Y. McDonald Track inside the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center. The men’s team finished with an all-time UD best 107 points in route to a third place finish. The Dubuque women’s team scored 38.5 points and finished in sixth place, the best finish in school history.
Apr 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's and Women's Track & Field teams each took first place at the 2013 University of Dubuque Open. The Men's team dominated with 237 team points, 141 points better than second place Cornell. The Women's team won with 166 points. Combined the two squads won 11 events.
Apr 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track & Field program will be represented at the 2013 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee. On the women’s side, the 4x100 and 4x200 Relay teams will be completing. The Men’s 4x200 team will also be taking part in the 104th edition of America’s Athletic Classic. Nearly 8,000 track and field athletes will be competing in 111 events over the course of six days.
Apr 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams competed at the Loras Open on Saturday. UD finished 1-2-3 in the Men’s 100m Dash with Corey Broussard winning. The women’s 4x200m Relay team took second place. No team scores were recorded.
May 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams will be competing at the 2013 Iowa Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend. The Spartans will not have to travel far for the IIAC Championships with Loras hosting this year. During the 2013 Indoor Championships, the men's team finished in third place while the women's team tied for sixth.
May 10, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams finished the first day of the 2013 Iowa Conference Championships with four student-athletes earning all-conference honors and setting three new school records. The UD men's team is in third place with 45.50 points while the Spartan women are in fifth with 19 points. The action continues on Saturday morning at Loras College with field events at 10:00 am.
May 13, 2013
The University of Dubuque Track and Field teams finished the 2013 Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships with 17 Spartans earning all-conference honors including Men’s 100m Dash Champion Corey Broussard and the Men’s 4x100m Relay team also taking first place. Head Coach Chad Gunnelson was named Men’s Co-Coach of the Year. The Spartans men’s team finished fourth overall with 117 points. The UD women’s team took sixth place with 50 points.
May 17, 2013
he University of Dubuque Track and Field teams looked to finish the season on a high note with school records and national championship qualifying performances in their last races of the season. The UD women set two school records while the men posted two NCAA DIII Championships qualifying performances.
May 30, 2013
The University of Dubuque placed three Track & Field student-athletes on the Capital One Academic All-District (District #8) First Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for their performance in the classroom and on the track. To be selected the student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher and be a sophomore or above. Spartans selected were Ashley Barwick, Tyler Dobratz, and Evan Zurbuchen.
Jun 25, 2013
University of Dubuque three-sport standout Ashley Barwick has been named Second Team Capital One Academic All-America for Track & Field/Cross Country by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Barwick, an Accounting/Business Admin double major graduated in May with a 4.00 grade point average.
Oct 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque is proud to announce that registration is open for the 2013 Track & Field Coaches Clinic. The one day clinic will take place on Sunday, November 10, 2013 with registration beginning at 9:00 am. The first of the days four clinics begins at 9:45 am. Top college and high school coaches from throughout the midwest will speak throughout the day.
Oct 1, 2013
Join the University of Dubuque Track & Field coaching staff, along with other area college and high school coaches for event specific training and development. The academy will be held at the state-of-the-art indoor track located inside the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center. The three week academy is designed to provide the participant with a great experience, and prepare you for a successful track and field season. The academy begins on January 12th with registration beginning at 8:30 am.
Jan 10, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Track and Field team opened the 2014 season at the Wartburg Relays on Friday night. The Spartans took second place (of 5 teams) with a total of 94 points. UD won four events while setting a school record in the 1,600M Sprint Medley. The Spartan men also finished in second place with 110 points.
Jan 18, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Track and Field team set a pair of school records at the 2014 Sol Butler Classic. The Spartans also picked up an individual win and relay victory on Saturday on the A.Y. McDonald Indoor Track inside Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center. The UD women finished third of six teams.
Jan 25, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team was busy competing in two meets over the weekend. The Spartans spent Friday at the Prairie Wolf Invitational, home of the 2014 NCAA Division III Indoor Championships. UD then competed on Saturday at the Monmouth Midwest Invitational. Taylor Cary broke her own school record in the 60m Hurdles.
Feb 1, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team set two school records on Saturday. Each of the records set were improvements on records set this year. Taylor Cary lowered her 60m Hurdles record to 9.45 seconds while Brenda Breimon raised her Pole Vault record to 3.35m (10' 11.75"). The UD women also won two individual events. As a team, the Spartans finished in fourth place.
Feb 8, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team once again broke two school records on Saturday at the Grinell College Invitational. The two records had stood for exactly one week as Brenda Breimon and Taylor Cary each broke their own records set last week at Cornell. UD finished sixth as a team.
Feb 15, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team competed at the 2014 UW-Platteville Invitational on Saturday. The Spartans won two events and finished second in two others. The highlight of the day came when Katelyn Herbig won the weight throw with school record toss of 15.34m (50' 4.0").
Feb 21, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Track team defended its home turf on Friday night with a win at the 2014 UD Spartan Invite. The UD women finished with 176 team points. The Spartans had seven wins and six second place finishes. Brenda Breimon, Rachael Busjahn, and Nickolette McKenzie all set new school records.
Mar 1, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team made history at the 2014 Iowa Conference Indoor Championships with a third place finish, the best indoor finish in school history. The Spartans also claimed its first event winner with Nickolette McKenzie victories in the long jump and triple jump. In total, UD earned ten All-IIAC honors and set six new school records. UD also raised the bar with a school record 90 team points.
Mar 7, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Track & Field team continued to rewrite the UD Record Book on Friday night at the UW-Platteville Final Qualifying Meet. Rachael Busjahn, Nicole Forson, and Nickolette McKenzie all set new school records. No team scores were recorded.
Apr 21, 2014
University of Dubuque junior Nickolette McKenzie was named Women's Outdoor Track & Field (Field) Performer of the Week. McKenzie won the triple jump and long jump at the UD Good Friday Open. Her winning leap of 11.17m (36'-7.75") in the triple jump ranks 33rd in Division-III and leads the Iowa Conference.