Friday, March 14, 2014

NCAA Day One Results; Campbell Wins DIII Pentathlon

U of MN's Alena Brooks qualified for the finals of the 800 with the second fastest time in the prelims of  2:06.25. Gopher weight thrower Jon Lehman finished tenth with a throw of 68' 7"(20.90) at the DI Nationals in Albuquerque.  Emma Bates, Elk River grad who runs for Boise State finished fourth in the women's 5K in 16:25.66

Full DI results are HERE.

In  DII MSU Mankato's Chris Reed finished fourth in the weight throw with a distance of 68'5".  St Cloud State's Reed Johnson was 15th with a 56' 2.5" toss. In the women's pole vault UMD's Kayla Wilthrout finished in a tie for 8th, clearing 12' 1.5"(3.70m).  The UMD men's and women's Distance Medley Relay teams each finished 10th.  Men ran 10:07.30, women 12:03.41. MSU Mankato's Morgan Stampley finished 12th in the weight throw with a mark of 56' 3.25"(17.15m).

In the prelims, SCSU's George Kawalawu was the second fastest qualifier in the men's 60 meter dash in 6.77, while MSU Mankato's Jerrell Hancock qualified with the fourth fastest time in 6.778.  Hancock also had the second fastest time in the men's 200 qualifying of 21.44.   UMD's Hannah Olson and Samatha Rivard qualified with the second and third fastest times in the mile of 4:57.81 and 4:58.06, respectively.  In the men's mile UMD's Cole Toepfer did not qualify running 4:18.94 the 14th fastest time.

MSU Mankato's Myles Hunter and Kathryn Steward of the University of Mary both just missed qualifying, each recording the ninth fastest time in their events. Hunter ran 8.01 in the 60 meter hurdles.  Stewart was timed in 24.67 in the 200. MSU Moorhead's Tia Knight did not qualify in the 60 meter dash(15th in 7.78) and the 60 hurdles(17th in 8.88).

Full DII results are HERE.

In DIII Carleton's Amelia Campbell won the Pentathlon with 3884 points.  St. Ben's Mandy Witschen was 13th with 3230.  St. Scholastica's Chelsea Johnson finished seventh in the 5K in 17:05.54.  Augsburg's Lauren Rice was eighth in 17:07.98. Carleton's women's Distance Medley Relay finished eleventh in 12:08.09, followed by St. Ben's in twelveth in 12:22.17.  St. Scholastica's Becky Huberty finished twelveth in the weight throw with at 53' 5.75"(16.30m).

Bethel's Zach Haskins had the fastest time in the men's mile prelims of 4:12.43.  St. Olaf's Paul Escher finished a non-qualifying eleventh in 4:15.03.  Carleton's Colette Celikowski qualified in the women's mile, running 4:59.04, the tenth fastest in the prelims.   St. Thomas's Maxwell Dunne is sixth(2794)  in Day One of the Heptathlon.  MIAC champ Cameron Clause of Gustavus is fifteenth(2579).  St. Thomas' Mallory Burnham had the fastest time in the women's 60 hurdles prelims of 8.6.  Hamline's Marolyn Saulsberry ran a non-qualifying 9.01, the sixteenth fastest time in the heats.

Bethel's Courtney Fregeau qualified with the seventh fastest time(56.48) in the women's 400 prelims. Carleton's Ellie Wilson failed to qualify with the eleventh fastest prelim time of 57.35.  Bethel's Matt Schafer(1:54.76/thirteenth) and Allison  Kosobud(fourteenth/2:14.40) in the men's and women's heats of the 800
Full DIII results are HERE

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