Men's Track and Field Roster

Garet Grant

Year Jr.
Hometown Winona, Minn.
High School Winona Cotter

Year at Gustavus: Junior
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?: I am in both cross country and track and field. I run 3k/5k for indoor and the 5k/10k outdoor.
Where did you go to high school?: Cotter High School
Where is your hometown?: Winona, MN
Tell me about your family (siblings, are any of your family members current/previous Gusties?): I have two older brothers.
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: I have loved my time here at Gustavus. I have met some of the most amazing people and have built strong friendships with people who will be my life long friends.
What volunteering or community service have you done in and/or out of college?: I volunteered a lot for my high school helping with fundraisers, I also did a lot of community work over the summer traveling throughout the US helping other communities.
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I am a part of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra.
How have these activities changed your time at Gustavus?: They have made it more enjoyable allowing me to meet new people and do what I love to do, which is make music.

Newspaper: If you would like press releases involving you sent to any hometown newspapers, please list them here: Winona Daily News.
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: I competed at the state track meet my senior year of high school running in the 2 mile.
Tell me about your college academic and athletic achievements that you have earned . (Captain, All-American, all-conference, academic all-conference, etc, and include year): I qualified for the DIvision 3 national championship meet in 2019.
Why did you choose Gustavus?: I chose Gustavus because of the flexibility allowing me to be involved in a lot of other activities like being able to run and also play music at a high level. My first impression of the food was also good and Talking to Brendo made me confident about running here at Gustavus.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: We are very close to one another and that is very noticeable when it is time to compete. We create a great atmosphere full of energy.