Men's Track and Field Roster

Trygve Capistrant-Kinney

Year So.
Event
Hometown Minnetrista, Minn.
High School Waconia

Year at Gustavus: Sophomore
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?: I run mid-distance in track and I am also in XC.
Where did you go to high school?: Waconia High School
Where is your hometown?: Minnetrista, MN
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: I've really loved it here at Gustavus. There's a good community here and a general sense that you're always welcome. Things have been made more interesting with this whole uncontained global pandemic thing, but everyone is really trying hard to get through it and make things run as smoothly as possible.
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I am involved with Gustavus Bands and I'm a member of the Environmental Action Coalition here on campus.
How have these activities changed your time at Gustavus?: These things have introduced me to new people and ideas and have helped me to expand upon my previous knowledge.
Have you been a part of any movements that work for social justice or change? What are you passionate about?: I have been a part of some movements supporting and demanding action on climate change.
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: I earned a 2018 MN State TF tournament participant and a varsity letter 3 times in track.
Why did you choose Gustavus?: I was looking for a collegiate experience that would allow me to pursue all my interests (athletics and music) in addition to academic ones and Gustavus was the perfect place for that.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: The close knit community and close bonds we share with each other are unique to this program. Pair that with our excellent coaching staff and you have something truly special.