Grand Valley State men, Minnesota State women win the 2022 indoor track and field championship
Grand Valley State, Minnesota State are national champions
The DII men’s and women’s indoor track and field championships are in the books. For the first time in program history, the Grand Valley State men are indoor track and field national champions. The same can be said on the women’s side, as Minnesota State is your 2022 women’s indoor track and field national champion.
Grand Valley State had to fend off Ashland, which was led by Trevor Bassitt, who won two individual titles on the day. In the end, the Lakers held the top spot with 66 points, followed by Ashland at 49 and host Pittsburg State at 47. For head coach Jerry Baltes, who has numerous cross country titles and three women's indoor championships, he finally gets a trophy a the men's side.
It was closer for Minnesota State, which took home its first women's indoor title with 58 points. Baltes' Lakers were close to the national championship sweep, finishing in second with 51 and Azusa Pacific and West Texas A&M tied at third with 40 points.
You can see the full results by clicking here. The complete list of Saturday's individual champions are below. Congratulations to both the Grand Valley State men's team and Minnesota State women's team on their 2022 indoor track and field championship.
Individual and team results from Saturday, March 12:
- Women's pentathlon overall champion: Cheyenne Williamson, Saginaw Valley State
- Men's heptathlon overall champion: Johnathan Harper, Texas A&M-Kingsville
- Men's shot put champion: Isaiah Schafer, Davenport
- Women's triple jump champion: D’Andra Morris, UMary
- Men's high jump champion: Ushan Perera, Texas A&M-Commerce
- Men's pole vault champion: Ryan Stanley, Fort Hays State
- Women's shot put champion: Zada Swoopes, West Texas A&M
- Men's triple jump champion: Henry Kiner, Pittsburg State
- Men's 60m hurdles champion: Trevor Bassitt, Ashland
- Women's 60m hurdles champion: Denisha Cartwright, Minnesota State
- Men's 60m champion: Benjamin Azamati, West Texas A&M
- Women's 60m champion: Makayla Jackson, Minnesota State
- Men's mile champion: Callum Elson, American International
- Women's mile champion: Berenice Cleyet-Merle, UIndy
- Men's 400m champion: Trevor Bassitt, Ashland
- Women's 400m champion: Shereen Vallabouy, Winona State
- Men's 800m champion: Wes Ferguson, Nebraska-Kearney
- Women's 800m champion: Alison Andrews-Paul, Simon Fraser
- Men's 200m champion: Brandon Miller, Grand Valley State
- Women's 200m champion: Leah Belfield, West Texas A&M
- Men's 3000m champion: Titus Winders, Southern Indiana
- Women's 3000m champion: Celine Ritter, Lee
- Men's 4x400 champion: Ashland
- Women's 4x400 champion: Lincoln (MO)
Grand Valley State leads on both the men's and women's side after Friday's action
Grand Valley State leads the team scoring on both the men's and women's side after the first day of action at the 2022 DIII indoor track & field championships. Below you can see the winners from each event.
Click or tap here for a full breakdown of each event and for full team standings.
Here are all the winners from Friday:
Men's Heptathlon | Tyl Woelber, Augustana (SD)
Men's 60m Hurdles | Trevor Bassitt, Ashland
Women's 60m Hurdles | Cheyenne Williamson, Saginaw Valley
Men's 60m | Benjamin Azamati, West Texas A&M
Women's 60m | Makayla Jackson, Minnesota State
Men's Mile | Christian Noble, Lee (TN)
Women's Mile | Ava O'Connor, Adams State
Men's 400m | Channing Phillips, Ashland
Women's 400m | Shereen Vallabouy, Winona State
Men's 800m | Tanner Maier, Minnesota State
Women's 800m | Kelly-Ann Beckford, Lincoln (MO)
Women's 200m | Brandon Miller, Grand Valley State
Men's 5000m | Titus Winders, Southern Indiana
Women's 5000m | Brianna Robles, Adams State
Men's Distance Medley | Lee (TN)
Women's Distance Medley | Colorado State-Pueblo
Women's Long Jump | Makayla Jackson, Minnesota State
Men's Weight throw | Brent Fairbanks, Ashland
Women's Pole Vault | Kyla Davis, Pittsburg State
Women's High Jump | Arika Robinson, Concordia-St. Paul
Men's Long Jump | Jermel Jones II, Azusa Pacific
Women's Weight Throw | Judith Essemiah, Grand Valley State
The action continues on Saturday, starting at 11 a.m. ET.
2022 NCAA Division II men’s and women’s indoor track and field championships selections
INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Committee has announced the participants for the 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships.
A total of 540 participants, 270 men and 270 women, will compete in the championships. Student-athletes qualified for the championships by reaching a provisional standard established for each event.
The complete list of qualifiers is available here.
Heat sheets will be available at this same website by Monday, March 7.
The championships will be held March 11-12 in Pittsburg, Kansas at the Harvey Dean Track. Pittsburg State University and Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau will serve as co-hosts of the championships.
The championships will be streamed live on www.NCAA.com.
2022 DII indoor track and field selection date and time
The 2022 DII men's and women's indoor track and field selections will be announced on Tuesday, March 1 by 6 p.m. ET via press release right here on NCAA.com.
The 2022 NCAA DII indoor track and field championship will run from March 11-12 from the Robert W. Plaster Center in Pittsburg, Kansas. A total of 404 participants will take part in the 2022 championship.
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DII women's indoor track and field championship history
In 2021, Grand Valley State won its first DII women's indoor championship since 2012. Since 2012, no team has won back-to-back championships in DII women's indoor track and field.
|2021||Grand Valley State||Jerry Baltes||93||Minnesota State||Birmingham, Ala.|
|2020||Canceled due to Covid-19||--||--||--||--|
|2019||Adams State||Damon Martin||87||Grand Valley State||Pittsburg, Kan.|
|2018||West Texas A&M||Matt Stewart||53||Western State||Pittsburg, Kan.|
|2017||Adams State||Damon Martin||47||Grand Valley State||Birmingham, Ala.|
|2016||Lincoln (Mo.)||Victor Thomas||60||Hillsdale||Pittsburg, Kansas|
|2015||Central Missouri||Kip Janvrin||47||Hillsdale||Birmingham, Ala.|
|2014||Adams State||Rock Light||67||Johnson C. Smith||Winston-Salem, N.C.|
|2013||Academy of Art||Charles Ryan||59||Lincoln (Mo.)||Birmingham, Ala.|
|2012||Grand Valley State||Jerry Baltes||94||Adams State||Minnesota State-Mankato|
|2011||Grand Valley State||Jerry Baltes||83||Lincoln (Mo.)||Albuquerque|
|2010||Lincoln (Mo.)||Victor Thomas||56||Ashland, Grand Valley State||Albuquerque|
|2009||Lincoln (Mo.)||Victor Thomas||100 1/2||Grand Valley State||Houston|
|2008||Adams State||Damon Martin||55||St. Augustine's||Minnesota State-Mankato|
|2007||St. Augustine's||George Williams||105||Lincoln (Mo.)||Boston|
|2006||Lincoln (Mo.)||Victor Thomas||87||Abilene Christian||Boston|
|2005||St. Augustine's||George Williams||53||Abilene Christian||Boston|
|2004||Lincoln (Mo.)||Victor Thomas||62||Adams State||Boston|
|2003||St. Augustine's||George Williams||73||Abilene Christian||Boston|
|2002||North Dakota State||Ryun Godfrey||67 1/2||St. Augustine's||Boston|
|2001||St. Augustine's||George Williams||63||Abilene Christian||Boston|
|2000||Abilene Christian||Jon Murray||48||North Dakota State||Boston|
|1999||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||119||St. Augustine's||Indianapolis|
|1998||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||66||South Dakota||Indianapolis|
|1997||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||76||St. Augustine's||Indianapolis|
|1996||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||68||St. Augustine's||Indianapolis|
|1995||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||70||Adams State||Indianapolis|
|1994||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||78||Norfolk State||North Dakota State|
|1993||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||57 1/2||Norfolk State||South Dakota|
|1992||Alabama A&M||Joe Henderson||67||Abilene Christian, Cal State Los Angeles||Saginaw Valley|
|1991||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||72||St. Augustine's||South Dakota|
|1990||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||60||Norfolk State||South Dakota|
|1989||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||69||Souheast Missouri State||South Dakota|
|1988||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||91||Hampton||South Dakota|
|1987||St. Augustine's||George Williams||73||Hampton||North Dakota State|
|1985||St. Augustine's||George Williams||77||NYIT||North Dakota State|
DII men's indoor track and field championship history
Ashland won its second straight DII men's indoor championship in 2021. St Augustine's still leads DII men's indoor track and field with 14 titles in program history. The next closest is Abilene Christian with 13.
|YEAR||CHAMPION||COACH||POINTS||RUNNER-UP||POINTS||HOST OR SITE|
|2021||Ashland||Jud Logan||70||Grand Valley State||53||Birmingham, Alabama|
|2020||Canceled due to Covid-19||--||--||--||--||--|
|2019||Ashland||Jud Logan||38||Adams State||37||Pittsburg, Kansas|
|2018||Pittsburg State||Russ Jewett||49||Tiffin||48||Pittsburg, Kansas|
|2017||Tiffin||Jeremy Croy||63||Ashland||52||Birmingham, Ala.|
|2016||Tiffin||Jeremy Croy||49||Adams State||47||Pittsburg, Kansas|
|2015||Adams State||Rock Light||45||Findlay/Grand Valley State||40||Birmingham, Ala.|
|2014||St. Augustine's||George Williams||84.5||Adams State||83||Winston Salem, N.C.|
|2013||St. Augustine's||George Williams||72||Ashland||59.5||Birmingham, Ala.|
|2012||Grand Canyon||Tom Flood||54||Adams State||47||Minnesota State-Mankato|
|2011||Abilene Christian||Roosevelt Lofton||49||Ashland||42||Albuequerque, N.M.|
|2010||Adams State||Damon Martin||89||St. Augustine's||72||St. Augustine's|
|2009||St. Augustine's||George Williams||105||Adams State||80||Adams State|
|2008||St. Augustine's||George Williams||68||Abilene Christian||49||Abilene Christian|
|2007||*St. Augustine's||George Williams||88||Abilene Christian||48.5||Abilene Christian|
|2006||St. Augustine's||George Williams||66.5||Abilene Christian||55||Abilene Christian|
|2005||Abilene Christian||Jon Murray||84||Adams State||46||Adams State|
|2004||Abilene Christian||Jon Murray||55||St. Augustine's||50||St. Augustine's|
|2003||Abilene Christian||Jon Murray||58||Western State||54||Western State|
|2002||Abilene Christian||Jon Murray||74||St. Augustine's/Western State||44||Western State|
|2001||St. Augustine's||George Williams||74||NYIT||48||St. Augustine's|
|2000||Abilene Christian||Jon Murray||80||St. Augustine's||77||NYIT|
|1999||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||85||St. Augustine's||50||St. Augustine's|
|1998||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||85||St. Augustine's||59||St. Augustine's|
|1997||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||132||St. Augustine's||43||St. Augustine's|
|1996||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||86.83||St. Augustine's||46.33||St. Augustine's|
|1995||St. Augustine's||George Williams||90.75||Abilene Christian||84.75||St. Augustine's|
|1994||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||101||St. Augustine's||44||Abilene Christian|
|1993||Abilene Christian||Wes Kittley||69||St. Augustine's||61||St. Augustine's|
|1992||St. Augustine's||George Williams||81||Abilene Christian/Norfolk State||24||St. Augustine's|
|1991||St. Augustine's||George Williams||98||Southeast Missouri State||36||Norfolk State|
|1990||St. Augustine's||George Williams||70||Abilene Christian||46||Abilene Christian|
|1989||St. Augustine's||George Williams||94||Minnesota State-Mankato||31||Southeast Missouri State|
|1988||Abilene Christian/St. Augustine's||Don Hood/George Williams||62||Abilene Christian|
|1987||St. Augustine's||George Williams||74||Mount St. Mary's||38||Minnesota State-Mankato|
|1985||Southeast Missouri State||Joey Haines||80||St. Augustine's||48||St. Augustine's|
No meet held in 1986.
*Participation in 2007 championships vacated by the NCAA Committee on Infractions.