Women's Track and Field Roster

Avery Beyer

Year So.
Event Mid-Distance
Hometown Grand Rapids, Minn.
High School Grand Rapids

Year at Gustavus: Sophomore
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?: Yes, cross country and mid-distance in track
Where did you go to high school?: Grand Rapids High School
Where is your hometown?: Grand Rapids, MN
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: It’s been amazing. The team culture is very tight-knit and inviting. It feels like we’re a big family.
What volunteering or community service have you done in and/or out of college?: I have volunteered on a health team that worked in rural Haiti and I’ve volunteered at multiple food banks.
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I’m a part of Psy Social Justice League.
Have you been a part of any movements that work for social justice or change? What are you passionate about?: Yes, the extracurricular group I mentioned talks about social issues through a psychology perspective.
Newspaper: If you would like press releases involving you sent to any hometown newspapers, please list them here: Grand Rapids Herald
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: I got the presidential award for academic achievement, I was accepted into Phi Theta Kappa, and I got academic awards all 4 years of track and cross country
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’ve been on the Dean's list every semester so far.
Why did you choose Gustavus?: I chose Gustavus because it felt like home and everyone was super nice. Along with that, I wanted to go to a small school so I could focus on my education.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: I think the culture of our team differentiates us from others. Everyone is so close and is always there for each other.