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Gustavus Adolphus College athlete Lisa Brown capped off an exciting track and field season by finishing 13th in the javelin throw at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on a hot, humid Saturday afternoon. The Lake Crystal, Minn. native recorded a throw of 48.08 meters (157 feet, 9 inches), and narrowly missed participating in Monday night's javelin throw final as the top 12 finishers qualified for the finals.
The Gustavus Adolphus track and field team has had five individuals selected for the 2006 NCAA Divsion III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Tanner Miest (110 hurdles), Andy Klaers (discus throw), Kourtney Joyce (3000 steeplechase), Ashley Cronen (800 meter run), and Lisa Brown (javelin throw) will represent Gustavus May 25-27 at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois.
In its first outdoor competition on American soil, the Gustavus women's track and field team captured fourth place at the Wartburg Select Meet Saturday in Waverly, Iowa. Host Wartburg took home the team title by 9.5 points over UW-La Crosse, 180-170.5. Central College finished third with 93.5 points followed by Gustavus with 66.5 points. Kourtney Joyce recorded the best finish for the Gusties with a runner-up finish in the 3000-meter steeplechase in a NCAA provisional qualifying time of 10:59.94.
The results from the first day of the section 2AA track meet can be seen by clicking here.
The entry list for the Gustavus Drake Alternative Meet is available to coaches, parents and participants. The meet will take place on Saturday, April 30 in St. Peter, Minn.
Luke Speltz was selected as the 2002-03 Gustavus Male Athlete of the Year.