Gustavus senior pole-vaulter Kristi Schneider (Hastings, Minn.) automatically qualified for the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships. The national meet begins Friday, March 11 and will conclude Saturday, March 12 at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois. Schneider jumped a height of 11′ 6″, setting a new school record, to claim the MIAC Title at the conference championships held in Moorhead, Minn. to qualify for the championships.
Schneider’s height ranked her seventh heading into the national meet. The senior is the only Gustavus athlete competing at the indoor championships this weekend. The pole vault competition begins at 10:30 a.m. on Friday.
Results of the meet can be found at Raceberryjam.com.