MIAC contingent heads to NCAA Indoor Championships

MIAC contingent heads to NCAA Indoor Championships

St. Paul, Minn. -- The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) will have 12 male student-athletes, 10 female student-athletes and four relay teams competing at the 2009 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend March 13-14 in Terre Haute, Ind. at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

The 2009 Championships will be the 25th annual NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships. A total of 446 student-athletes from 134 colleges located in 27 states will compete for national championship honors at the Sports and Recreation Center in Terre Haute. The NCAA Championships will involve 15 men's and 15 women's individual title honors over the two days of competition. Team national champions will also be crowned for the most cumulative points over the 15 events in each gender.

NCAA Men's Indoor Track & Field Individual Participants from the MIAC

Name School Year Event Time/Mark Seed
Patrick Jager St. Thomas Sr. 400 49.20 8
Eric Rhode Bethel Jr. 400 49.35 11
Brian Sames St. Thomas Sr. 800 1:52.70 3
Brandon Gleason Hamline Sr. Mile 4:11.03 6
Tyler Geyen Gustavus Sr. 55 Hurdles 7.59 5
Erik Diley Saint John's Sr. Long Jump 7.06 m 9
Eric Buss Saint John's Sr. Triple Jump 14.66 m 6
Derall King Hamline So. Shot Put 16.39 m 4
Jay Quick Bethel So. High Jump 2.04 m 10
Paul Westmark Concordia Sr. Pentathlon 3585 5
Ryan Doyle St. Olaf Sr. Pentathlon 3464 9
Paul Shol Concordia Sr. Pentathlon 3462 10

NCAA Women's Indoor Track & Field Individual Participants from the MIAC
Name School Year Event Time/Mark Seed
Clare Franco Carleton Fy. 400 58.36 14
Marie Borner Bethel Sr. Mile 4:52.14 2
Heather Jelen Bethel Sr. Mile 4:58.37 8
Simone Childs-Walker Carleton Fy. 5,000 17:15.31 6
Mary Schletty Saint Benedict Sr. Triple Jump 11.69 m 10
Diana Scott Gustavus Jr. Weight Throw 16.31 m 12
Kaelene Lundstrum Gustavus Jr. High Jump 1.67 m 9
Leah Kay Concordia Jr. High Jump 1.66 m 10
Vanessa Moore Bethel Sr. High Jump 1.66 m 10
Amie Fillmore St. Olaf Jr. Pole Vault 3.67 m 15
Kaelene Lundstrum Gustavus Jr. Pentathlon 3445 2
Leah Kay Concordia Jr. Pentathlon 3314 5

NCAA Men's Indoor Track & Field Relays from the MIAC
School Names Event Time/Mark Seed
St. Thomas Phil Bastron
Joe DeFrance
Greg Dowe
Patrick Jager
4x400 3:18.33 5
St. Thomas Matt Boumeester
Kyle Brandon
Patrick Jager
Brian Sames
Distance Medley Relay 9:58.31 1

NCAA Women's Indoor Track & Field Relays from the MIAC

School Names Event Time/Mark Seed
St. Thomas Nikki Arola
Shionna Evans
Erin Sprangers
Katie Theisen
4x400 3:56.85 7
St. Thomas Nikki Arola
Raynee DeGrio
Erin Sprangers
Katie Theisen
Distance Medley Relay 11:57.70 8

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