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Micah Benson
(Sr., Moorhead)
Named to the GTE Academic All-American team for the second consecutive year.
6/20 Micah Benson named GTE Academic All-American.
Concordia's Micah Benson, a senior from Moorhead, has been named to the prestigious first team GTE Academic All-America Team for the second consecutive year.

6/1 Final USTCA Power Rankings.
Concordia finishes the year ranked 9th in the nation in the USTCA Power Rankings. 

5/25-27 NCAA Division III Outdoor Nationals
 @ North Central  College- Naperville, Ill.

5/27 Joe Schmidgall finishes 14th in the High Jump at NCAA National Meet.
Concordia's Joe Schmidgall (So., Morris) finished 14th in the High Jump at the NCAA National Meet. His jump of 6' 4 3/4" was 4 inches short of the All-American mark. 

5/26 Adam Strainer finishes 6th in the Decathlon at the NCAA National Meet. Earns All-American Honors.
Concordia's Adam Strainer (Jr., Helena, MT) finished 6th in the Decathlon at the NCAA National Meet. His score of 6,486 points was the second highest point total in school history, second only to his own school record performance at the MIAC Decathlon. 

5/25/00 Micah Benson receives GTE Academic All-District honors for 2nd year in a row.

5/25 Adam Strainer is 10th after 5 events in the Decathlon at the NCAA National Meet.

5/22 Concordia qualifies 4 athletes for the NCAA National Meet.
Representing Concordia at the NCAA Division III track meet will be: Micah Benson (Sr., Moorhead) in the Long Jump, Adam Strainer (Jr., Helena, MT) in the Decathlon, Joe Schmidgall (So., Morris) in the High Jump and Chris Goebel (Jr., Albany) in the 1500 Meter Run.

5/20   UW-La Crosse Last Chance Meet @ La Crosse, WI 

5/17   University of St. Thomas Last Chance @ St. Paul, MN

5/16 Leo Schnur Open @ La Crosse, WI
Concordia's Chris Goebel (Jr., Albany) provisionally qualifies for Nationals by running the 2nd fastest time in the 1500 meters in school history. His time of 3:54.76 is only 14/100 off the school record.

5/13 Cobbers finish second at MIAC Outdoor Championships.
The second place finish is the highest since 1975. 
Concordia's Micah Benson successfully defended his Long Jump title and the team held on to finish in second place, the highest team finish since 1975. Cobber highlights included Joe Schmidgall's school record in the High  Jump - 6'9", which was good for second place, and Joel  Nelson's second place finishes in the Shot Put and the Hammer Throw. His distance of 171'11" in the Hammer Throw is a NCAA national provisional qualifying mark. The other Cobber All-MIAC performers were Brian Kesselring and Adam Strainer in the Triple Jump.

5/12 Cobbers lead after first day of MIAC Outdoor Championships.
Concordia's Micah Benson successfully defended his Long Jump title, with a jump of  23' 4 3/4", and the team amassed a fourteen point lead going into the last day of competition.

5/11 Spring Sports Academic All-MIAC Honorees
Micah Benson Sr. Moorhead, MN Biology
Joe Dauner So. Hawley, MN Biology
Chris Davison So. Tintah, MN Biology
Steve Edlund Jr. Cyrus, MN Chemistry
Scott Holthusen Sr. Wahpeton, ND Biology
Matt Hostetler Jr. Richey, MT Psychology/English Writing 
Jon Machayya Jr. Valley City, ND Biology
Nels Paulson Sr. Cambridge, MN Social Studies Ed.
Noah Rounds Jr. Bigfork, MN Biology
Bernado Salcido So. Bakersfield, CA Pre-Med
Andy Shaffer So. Monticello, MN Biology/Chemistry
James Springer Sr. Minot, ND Communications

5/6  Masanz Meet @ Moorhead St. |
Joe Schmidgall and Andrew Fritz set new school high jump record.|

5/4-5 Concordia Junior Adam Strainer wins MIAC Decathlon |
Strainer breaks school record and qualifies for nationals. His performance also received votes for the Most Outstanding Performance at the MIAC meet.

4/29 Jamestown College Dual  |
Concordia Senior Micah Benson sets new school long jump record. |

4/26  USTCA Power Rankings, Cobbers ranked 20th in nation.

4/21-22 Kansas Relays @ Lawrence, Kansas |

4/20  UND Invite @ Grand Forks |

4/16-17 Jeff Hertel takes 4th at  St. John's Decathlon  |

4/15  St. John's Triangular  |

4/14 The Concordian: Outdoor track season barely out of blocks Eric Morrow-The Concordian

4/8  All-Lutheran Schools Invitational @ Augustana, Sioux Falls |

4/1  Morningside Open, Sioux City, IA |

3/31 The Concordian: Micah Benson a three-sport success, Work ethic key to years at ConcordiaEric Morrow-The Concordian

3/25 Dakota State Invite, Madison SD, Noon |

3/17 The Concordian: Indoor nationals tough going for track
Eric Morrow-The Concordian

3/10-11 NCAA Division III Indoor Nationals (@ Illinois Wesleyan- Bloomington, Ill.) |
Fri. Final in long jump |
7th place Micah Benson, Sr, Concordia (Moorhead)  23-1 1/4 (7.04m) 
Micah Benson was seeded 9th in the Long Jump with his school record 23-6.

Adam Strainer was seeded 12th in the Triple Jump with his school record 47-0 1/4 but did not reach the finals Saturday.

3/10 The Concordian: Track surprises at MIAC championships
Eric Morrow-The Concordian

3/3-4 Cobbers place 2nd at MIAC Indoor Championships (@ St. John's) |

3/2  MIAC Pentathlon (@ St. Olaf) |
Adam Strainer takes first.

2/26 St. John's Indoor 12:00

2/26 CMS Duals @ Claremont CA

2/25 The Concordian: Track and field puts break to good use 
Eric Morrow-The Concordian

2/17 Bison Classic @ NDSU |

2/12 Concordia Duals  |

2/8 MIAC Indoor performance lists |

2/5  Bison Open (@ NDSU, Fargo) |

2/4  Concordia Pentathlon |

2/4 The Concordian: Track and field reverses roles
Eric Morrow-The Concordian

1/29  Concordia Quintangular Results |
Cobbers go 4-0 in Team  competition

1/28 The Concordian: Track and field starts promising season
Eric Morrow-The Concordian

1/22  Concordia Invitational |

1/15/00 Cobbers Alumni Meet |

10/8/99 All-American Steve Fox ('79) is one of 1999 Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees |

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