Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Juell Wins NSIC 2013 Decathlon Title; Miller the Heptathlon

Minnesota State Mankato senior Tandy Juell won the decathlon at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Multi Championships with 6,296 points. Juell was in second-place after day one but was able to move up to first by finishing first in the the pole vault (4.65-meters), javelin throw (53.31-meters), and discus throw (41.88-meters). He finished  by placing second in the 1500-meter run (5:03.66) and fifth in the 110-meter hurdles (16.27). 

Earlier during the season Juell provisionally qualified in the decathlon in NCAA DII by scoring 6,997 points at the Emporia State Multi. That mark is sixth-best in the nation.Complete results of the NSIC competition are HERE.

UMD's Chanel Miller complted her sweep of the NSIC indoor or outdoor multi championships by winning the 2013 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's heptathlon scoring 4,866 points. Her point total broke her own UMD school record, which she set at at last year's NSIC Champinships by 109 points. Miller, the reigning NSIC indoor pentathlon titleholder, placed first among 13 competitors in two of the seven events (the 800-meter run and 100-meter hurdles) and was second in both the shot put and javelin.

Complete results are HERE.

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