Jared Conklin places first for Ashland in Grand Valley State's Big Meet
ALLENDALE, Mich. -- Jared Conklin placed first (62-10) in the weight throw for Ashland at Grand Valley State's Big Meet. Kyle Steinhauser was third (57-7). Both are on the NCAA provisional list with those throws.
No. 1 Wisconsin-La Crosse at Wisconsin-Platteville Invitational
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. -- Wisconsin-La Crosse competed at the Wisconsin-Platteville Invitational Saturday night. No team scores were recorded. The Eagles had three first-place finishes, including Cyrus Mason in the 400-meter dash (50.52), Grant Havard in the weight throw (65-8 3/4), and Dominique Neloms in the long jump (23-1 1/4).
Havard was also third in the shot put (50-7 1/2) while Neloms finished third in the high jump (6-9 3/4).
Other top finishes for UW-L on the track included Adam Nichols fourth in the 60 hurdles (8.48) and Caleb Roberts fifth in the 60 dash (7.23).
The Eagles took the top-three places in the long jump. Along with Neloms placing first, Brett Davis was second (22-9 1/4) and Chris Haase third (21-10 1/4).
UW-L had three of the top-four finishers in the triple jump as Cy Badertscher placed second (44-9 1/2), Davis third (44-6) and Matt Lorenz fourth (44-3 1/2).
Gary Trkula finished third (15-3 3/4) and Rob Rohe tied for fourth (14-10) in the pole vault.
No. 5 Wisconsin-Eau Claire at St Thomas Invitational
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Wisconsin-Eau Claire came away with wins in four events, competing at the St. Thomas (Minn.) Showcase.
Thurgood Dennis secured two wins for the Blugolds, taking first in the 60-meter and 200-meter dashes. He finished the 60 with a time of 6.81, just .02 seconds off his own school record and the second fastest time in the nation this season, while crossing the finish line in 22.12 seconds in the 200 dash.
In the 800, Matt Scott won with a time of 1:53.88, .17 seconds short of a school record that has been held since 2001.
In the field, Roger Steen won the shot put with a distance of 16.99 meters (55-9), a season-best.
No. 6 Southern Indiana at the Hoosier Hills Invitational and Tom Hathaway Challenge
EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Southern Indiana racked up four NCAA II provisional qualifying times and posted a pair of indoor school records Saturday at the Hoosier Hills Invitational and the Tom Hathaway Distance Classic.
Sophomore Johnnie Guy posted a provisional mark in the 3,000 meters at the Hoosier Hills Invitational when he finished eighth with a season-best time of eight minutes, 9.91 seconds.
Sophomore Tyler Schickel, junior Solomon Bennett, and freshman Josh Guy also met provisional standards in the 3,000 meters with their 1-2-3 finish in the event at the Tom Hathaway Classic. Schickel crossed the finish line in 8:22.94, while Bennett and Josh Guy finished in 8:26.74 and 8:27.44, respectively.
Freshmen Michael Hammonds and Jalen Madison each surpassed the school record in the weight throw, while sophomore Trent Martinez broke the school's nine-year old record in the 60-meter hurdles.
No. 8 Monmouth at The Armory
NEW YORK CITY -- Monmouth competed in a pair of events at The Armory this weekend, participating in the Lafayette/Rider Winter Games.
Saturday’s pair of relays at The Millrose Games saw the men and the women both break school records. The men’s 4x800 team of Alex Leight, Dylan Capwell, Andrew Langille and Luis Reyes ran a time of 7:32.16, a school record and good for third place.
In the weight throw at the Millrose Games, a pair of Hawks also made the finals in the Millrose weight throw, as Errol Jeffrey qualified as a finalists.