Track and Field

Nicholas Thibault, Dillon DeMott and Kaitlyn Muhlenbruch practice 400-meter hurdle drills.  The Knights are preparing to host the NCAA National Track and Field Championships. —Lucas Wendland/TRUMPET

Wartburg gets ready to welcome the nation: Walston-Hoover Stadium prepares for NCAA DIII Track and Field Championships later this month

From May 26-28, Wartburg will be hosting the NCAA Division III Track and Field National Championships. Wartburg began preparing for the national event three years ago when the athletic department put in a bid to host it. “We wanted to host the 2012 Outdoor Championships, but they were doing a […]

Iowa Conference Championships Next for Track and Field

The Wartburg women’s and men’s outdoor track and field teams will compete in the Iowa Conference Championships this weekend and will serve as hosts. Competition kicks off on Thursday, May 12 with the start of the men’s decathlon and the women’s heptathlon. The women’s squad seeks its 17th consecutive conference […]

by · May 11, 2016 · 1 comment · Sports, Track and Field

Wartburg track and field competes at Drake Relays

Members of the Wartburg Track and Field Team competed on the “blue oval” in Des Moines, Iowa at the 2016 Drake Relays on April 29-30th. On the men’s side, the best place the Knights finished was 6th place in the 4×800 meter relay. The team of Nicholas Green, Mark Schulz, […]

by · April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Sports, Track and Field
The Wartburg Track and Field at the conclusion of their "Mini" Dance Marathon. The Knights raised over $2,500 towards the University of Iowa Children's Hospital.-Submitted Photo

Reflecting on ‘Mini’ Dance Marathon

  I’ve always wanted to participate in Dance Marathon. However, because it always conflicted with the track schedule, I was never able too. A lot of my Wartburg Track and Field family members also felt the same way and wanted to find a way to participate in the event. The […]

by · February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Sports, Track and Field
From left: Nicholas Thibault, Dillon DeMott, Terris Sallis and Nick Hoftender and Levi Dolphin race to the finish line in the 200 meter dash.  —Riley Cole/TRUMPET

Track dominates in final home meet of season

The Wartburg men’s and women’s track and field teams took home the titles in their final home indoor invitational of the season. The meet also began with honoring the 15 seniors on the women’s team and the 16 seniors on the men’s team. Wartburg finished with 289.5 team points in […]

by · February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Sports, Track and Field