Men's Track and Field Roster

Joshua Wilson

Year Jr.
Hometown Farmington, Minn.
High School Farmington

Year at Gustavus: Junior
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?: I run mid distance (400,800,1000,1500,1600) and I am in XC.
Where did you go to high school?: Farmington High School
Where is your hometown?: Farmington, MN
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: Some of my favorite experiences have been ; overnight meets/meets in general, coffee adventures with friends, ultimate frisbee with teammates, traying in the winter, walks/hammocking in the arb, team bonding, track spring break trip to San Diego, trip to Chicago for J-term class, campus concerts/events, nobel conference, working at the many Admissions events and much more!!
What volunteering or community service have you done in and/or out of college?: Language Buddies in St. Peter (2018-Present), Gustavus Youth Outreach (2018-Present), Youth Leader at Crossview Church in Mankato (2019-Present)
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I am a part of Proclaim, Gustavus Youth Outreach, Chapel Choir, Gustie Greeters, Track Choir, Tour Guide
How have these activities changed your time at Gustavus?: They've connected me to other people on campus and I've created some of the best life-long friendships.
Have you been a part of any movements that work for social justice or change? What are you passionate about?: Not any movement in particular, however I have done social justice work for my various involvements and would like to continue finding more opportunities to advocate/create positive change.
Newspaper: If you would like press releases involving you sent to any hometown newspapers, please list them here: SUN This Week (
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: Athletic Letter (Track: Junior, Senior; XC: Junior, Senior), Captain (Track: Junior, Senior; XC: Junior, Senior), National Honors Society (Senior year), Rotary Student of the Month (December 2017), Graduation Introduction Speaker
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): Dean's List (Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020), Academic all-conference (Spring 2020)
Why did you choose Gustavus?: I chose Gustavus because of the overall community, large physical campus size, the perfect balance of academics, sports, and other activities, and the PEOPLE.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: The closeness between the coaches and athletes, we know when to have fun but also take the sport seriously, we value bonding and spending time with others outside of the sport, and the community service aspects.