2002 MIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Recap

St. THOMAS MEN AND WOMEN CAPTURE MIAC TRACK TITLES
Northfield, Minn. – St. Thomas swept the 2002 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Carleton College yesterday and today, winning both the men’s and women’s crown for the second year in a row.

Luke Speltz (Jr./Gustavus Adolphus) posted a NCAA automatic qualifying score of 54 feet 6 inches in wining the shot put, as well as placing first in the weight throw.

Other repeat winners were Tom Kreger (Jr./Hamline) in the 3,000 and 5,000 meter runs, and Mike Baker who won the 800 meters and set a new meet record of 1:27.47 in the 600.

There were no automatic qualifiers on the women’s side, but Megan Daymont (Jr./St. Olaf) set a new meet record in the 1000 with a time of 2:54.92, as well as winning the 1,000 and 1,500 meter runs.

Repeat winners were Heidi Vogel, (Jr./St. Thomas) who won in the 55 and 400 meters as well as placing second in the 200, Nicole Peterson (Fy./Gustavus) in the 3,000 and 5,000 and Lindesy Weis (So./Gustavus) in the triple jump and high jump.


Men’s Final Team Scores: 1. St. Thomas 214, 2. Hamline 133, 3. St. Olaf 126, 4. Gustavus Adolphus 99, 5. Saint Johns 80, 6. Concordia 47, 7. Carleton 37, 8. Macalester 18, 9. Augsburg 11, 9. Saint Mary’s 11, 10. Bethel 3

Women’s Final Team Scores: 1. St. Thomas 147, 2. Gustavus Adolphus 125, 3. St. Olaf 109.5, 4. Carleton 108, 5. Concordia 60, 6. St. Catherine 54.5, 7. St. Benedict 48, 8. St. Mary’s 42, 9. Macalester 27, 10. Bethel 26, 11. Augsburg 20, 12. Hamline 13